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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #15 on: June 12, 2015, 10:35:07 AM »
Westin grand central NYC. One night

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #16 on: June 12, 2015, 10:39:16 AM »
Yes.

excellent deal -- All points?  ...hopefully you can change the return flight date.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #17 on: June 12, 2015, 10:41:30 AM »
excellent deal -- All points?  ...hopefully you can change the return flight date.
380,000 for the five nights. Hopefully i can change one of the directions. I have until 30 days before i arrive to change the reservation.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #18 on: June 18, 2015, 07:04:26 PM »
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica. Free upgrade to Ocean View and personal hot tub. 16k spg.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #19 on: June 18, 2015, 07:12:20 PM »
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica. Free upgrade to Ocean View and personal hot tub. 16k spg.

wow -- they gave you the balcony whirlpool!? On the 9th floor? They said that is was not available with points when I was there. Only cash. They wanted $500+.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #20 on: June 18, 2015, 07:24:07 PM »
Yeah I got lucky. I called to upgrade and was quoted 1700 points to which I said yes I'll take that. I was then transferred to someone else who then transferred me to the hotel who then told me it was $200 or 750 points per $10. He said the rate would be better by transferring me to central SPG booking. When the booking agent picked up the phone she said I already had the upgrade in my account :)

I'm not sure if it was a booking mixup or if the request I put in when I reserved the hotel was honored. In any event I'm really excited.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #21 on: June 18, 2015, 08:24:12 PM »
380,000 for the five nights. Hopefully i can change one of the directions. I have until 30 days before i arrive to change the reservation.

380k for a owb?

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #22 on: June 19, 2015, 08:44:39 AM »
380k for a owb?
I wish. To get those on points, it is xxx,xxx per night. I'll likely upgrade for a night or two and stay at their lowly basic room for the other nights.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #23 on: June 19, 2015, 09:13:52 AM »
Marriott in San Jose for Aug 21-23

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #24 on: July 06, 2015, 05:11:44 AM »
Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica. Free upgrade to Ocean View and personal hot tub. 16k spg.

Nice!! If you already completed your stay, how was the upgraded room and hot tub? Suprisingly I couldn't find any photos of the balcony jacuzzi online...

I am considering spending on the upgrade if I don't get as lucky as you, so I am curious if it is worth it ; )

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #25 on: July 06, 2015, 07:42:43 AM »
Yeah I got lucky. I called to upgrade and was quoted 1700 points to which I said yes I'll take that. I was then transferred to someone else who then transferred me to the hotel who then told me it was $200 or 750 points per $10. He said the rate would be better by transferring me to central SPG booking. When the booking agent picked up the phone she said I already had the upgrade in my account :)

I'm not sure if it was a booking mixup or if the request I put in when I reserved the hotel was honored. In any event I'm really excited.
At the end were you charged for the upgrade at all?

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #26 on: July 06, 2015, 08:24:04 AM »
No but it's still a reservation.

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #27 on: July 08, 2015, 03:55:41 PM »
Four Points by Sheraton Downtown Dubai for one night in August. Booked paid night through SPG Hot Escapes for $71.
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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #28 on: July 08, 2015, 06:24:20 PM »
5 nights in aloft cancun ocean view room

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Re: What Hotel Award Reservation Did You Just Book/Hold
« Reply #29 on: July 08, 2015, 08:57:23 PM »
Nice!! If you already completed your stay, how was the upgraded room and hot tub? Suprisingly I couldn't find any photos of the balcony jacuzzi online...

I am considering spending on the upgrade if I don't get as lucky as you, so I am curious if it is worth it ; )
Here you go: http://m.yelp.com/biz_photos/le-meridien-delfina-santa-monica-santa-monica-4?select=zV_5bCgBK3vYq8Yscmpj4A
Honestly I'm just not sure what the appeal is... I prefer one in my room.