Success With Hilton Status Match

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Around Thanksgiving, we posted about the opportunity to request status match from Hilton. I submitted my request right away showing both my Hyatt Diamond (earned the hard way) and SPG Platinum status as well as my stay pattern. It took a while (nearly a week) but, Hilton has confirmed me to Hilton Diamond Status!

Success With Hilton Status Match

Success With Hilton Status Match

Success With Hilton Status Match

Diamond Status

Earning HHonors Diamond status isn’t easy. To earn the status, you need to do the following:

(1) 30 stays in a calendar year, or
(2) 60 nights in a calendar year, or
(3) 120,000 HHonors Base Points in a calendar year

Benefits of HHonors Diamond status include:

  • 50% ELITE STATUS BONUS – 50% bonus on all the HHonors Base Points you earn
  • 48-HOUR ROOM GUARANTEE – Guaranteed a room with reservation at least 48 hours prior to your arrival
  • 5TH NIGHT FREE – Silver, Gold and Diamond elite members will receive every 5th night free4 on Standard Room Reward stays of 5 nights or more.
  • HOTEL BENEFITS – Members with Diamond status receive all member benefits:
  • Digital Check-In: choose your room, and customize your stay from your mobile device up to 24 hours in advance.
  • Complimentary in-room and lobby Premium Internet access, during stays at Waldorf Astoria™ Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Canopy™ by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels™, Hilton Garden Inn®, Hampton Inn & Suites®, Homewood Suites by Hilton®, Home2 Suites by Hilton®, and Hilton Grand Vacations™. Premium speed Internet may not be available at all hotels.
  • Quick reservations and check-ins based on your room preferences
  • Late check-out2
  • Express check-out
  • 2nd Guest stays free3
  • Complimentary access to fitness centers and health clubs4
  • Two complimentary bottles of water per stay (at Waldorf Astoria™ Hotels & Resorts, Conrad® Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, DoubleTree by Hilton™, Embassy Suites Hotels™, Hilton Garden Inn™ and Hilton Grand Vacations™ hotels)1

Bottom Line

I’m pretty happy with my new, easily earned Hilton Diamond Status. I might even look to start staying with them more often. I am especially impressed that the status is good through March, 2017; no complaints here. Have you heard back from Hilton your status match?

If looking for Hilton points, consider the Hilton Honors Card from American Express card.

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Comments

  1. I made a request over Thanksgiving weekend and was granted Diamond status on the following Wednesday. I am Platinum with both Starwood and Marriott.

  2. Hello from Grenada…Both Wife & I received Hyatt Diamond & Hilton Diamond through these status match offers. We have 9 days @ the Hilton, Aruba over Prez week 2016 where the Hilton Diamond will be of great value.

  3. got shot down with current hyatt platinum, spg gold & hilton gold. waste of time on the back & forth emails!

    anyone got diamond status without existing / current equivalent level?

  4. Wife and I both got matched even though I didn’t even apply… Just sent her match request through my email. Whatever, I’ll take it 🙂

  5. I first was able to talk my way into the Hyatt status match when they were only going to give me platinum. I only had Hilton, SPG and Marriott Gold. I then used my new Hyatt Diamond status to get my Hilton to Diamond. All in all, well worth the two extra messages I sent.

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