Every Wednesday by 11.00 am GMT, Starwood Hotels releases its “Hot Escapes” list: a selection of heavily discounted Starwood hotels rates across the globe, that can be booked up until the Saturday, for stays within the next 6 weeks.
Importantly, you get an additional 5% off the already reduced rate if you are a member of SPG, Starwood Hotels’ loyalty programme. Given that this is free to join, everyone can benefit instantly from the additional saving.
The full list of (today’s) currently discounted SPG Hot Escapes properties is available here. It includes is a good selection of US hotels, with a total of 19 discounted .
Some highlights include (with additional 5% discount applied):
- The Westin Warsaw (Poland) at €31 a night
- Four Points by Sheraton Ljubljana Mons (Slovenia) at €38 a night
- Element Frankfurt Airport (Germany) at €52 a night
- Sheraton Brussels Hotel (Belgium) at €63 a night
- Four Points by Sheraton Munich Central (Germany) at €60 a night
- Sheraton Atlanta Hotel (US) at €76 a night
- Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai (UAE) at €77 a night
- Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa (Thailand) at €79 a night
- Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel and Conference Center (Netherlands) at €80 a night
- The Westin Grand, Berlin (Germany) at €93 a night
- The Westin Dragonara Resort, Malta at €89 a night
- Sheraton Denarau Villas (Fiji) at €144 a night
- The St. Regis Rome (Italy) at €181 a night (and don’t forget the potentially great value $4 a night suite offer at St Regis hotels)
- The Westin Excelsior, Florence (Italy) at €203 a night
Clearly, just how useful Starwood Hotels Hot Escapes is to you will depend on your travel plans, but if you can afford to be flexible or it matches your itinerary (it is of course available at the various Starwood Hotel brands), it is often a great way to secure a very good value hotel stay in various parts of the world. Starwood Hotels rates rarely go lower than the Hot Escapes price.
In addition to the further 5% discount, SPG members will also earn Starpoints on their stays. If you intend to use Starwood Hotels Hot Escapes, you would be very well advised to first sign up to SPG.