Earlier this month, we told you about the Hilton Honors American Express Card. With both cards, you have the potential of also attaining Hilton Gold status. We looked at the benefits of Hilton Gold status here in this post. Now let’s take a look at Hilton Diamond status.
With the Hilton Honors American Express Card you get complimentary Hilton Silver status for as long as you are a cardmember which will give you the ability to get the 5th night free on Hilton award stays. If you spend $20,000 in a calendar year, on the Hilton Honors American Express Card you’ll get Hilton Gold status through the end of the next calendar year.
Benefits of Hilton Diamond Status
Normally, to achieve or retain Honors Diamond status, you need to earn either:
(1) 30 stays in a calendar year, or
(2) 60 nights in a calendar year, or
(3) 120,000 Honors Base Points in a calendar year
Benefits of Honors Diamond status include:
50% ELITE STATUS BONUS
With Diamond elite status, you automatically receive a 50% bonus on all the Honors Base Points you earn.
48-HOUR ROOM GUARANTEE
Need a room at the last minute? You are guaranteed a room when you make a reservation at least 48 hours prior to your arrival.8
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.
Members with Diamond status receive all member benefits:
- Guaranteed Discount: A discounted, changeable & refundable rate is exclusively available for Hilton Honors members.
- 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
Consider the Hilton Honors American Express Card, if you are looking to boost your Hilton points balance, you can do so with either card as defined above. What would you use your welcome bonus Hilton Honors points for? See Hilton Award charts here.