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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #30 on: February 21, 2014, 08:59:43 AM »
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Try emailing the property manager. Mention how you would like to try and confirm a  suite and don't see an option online.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #31 on: March 05, 2014, 06:07:26 AM »
Yes - with Cash and Points the tax is charged on the cash portion,
plus there is a CA occupancy fee of close to $50 at some hotels,
(and a nightly valet parking fee... $$$).
But no tax/charges when it's all points.  :)
To be clear, they still charge for valet, which is usually at least $30/night!!

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #32 on: March 05, 2014, 10:39:46 AM »
To be clear, they still charge for valet, which is usually at least $30/night!!
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Yes. The valet is often a company that is separate from the hotel.  In LA, valet at the SPGs are usually $36-$39 per night.
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #33 on: March 05, 2014, 07:42:12 PM »
Im going next week to a starwood hotel cat 5 i booked a junior suite with a gold spg card there is a way to get upgrade to a executive suite?
Thank you
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #34 on: March 05, 2014, 07:43:29 PM »
Im going next week to a starwood hotel cat 5 i booked a junior suite with a gold spg card there is a way to get upgrade to a executive suite?
Thank you
sometimes you can pay for upgrades with SPG points

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #35 on: March 05, 2014, 07:44:03 PM »
sometimes you can pay for upgrades with SPG points

How can i findout
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #36 on: March 05, 2014, 08:16:01 PM »
How can i findout
i've looked at the spg.com site and called the Gold Member phone number. They are usually good at the English language and helpful.
They can also go into your spg acct and take care of the points transfer for you, if needed.
Here, I found it: Gold Preferred Guest 1-888-625-4990 (Toll free number)

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #37 on: March 06, 2014, 06:33:37 PM »
Can I transfer my brothers SPG points to my account if we have the same address?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #38 on: March 06, 2014, 06:36:46 PM »
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #39 on: June 15, 2014, 06:10:21 AM »
Starwood's terms and conditions state that a maximum of three rooms on one night can be credited in a single hotel per account. My question is since I am taking out 5 rooms and need as many stays as possible to reach status, would it be a possible workaround by making two separate reservations and confirmation numbers?  would like to hear from anyone with personal experience. Thanks.

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #40 on: July 17, 2014, 01:51:36 PM »
If I book a room with points can I also use points to get the gold suite upgrade?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #41 on: July 17, 2014, 03:44:32 PM »
If I book a room with points can I also use points to get the gold suite upgrade?
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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #42 on: August 30, 2014, 10:27:09 PM »
Apparently I'm only 2 stays away from Gold (apparently award stays count toward status).

Any idea what the cheapest SPG near NY is?

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #43 on: August 30, 2014, 10:47:50 PM »
Apparently I'm only 2 stays away from Gold (apparently award stays count toward status).

Any idea what the cheapest SPG near NY is?

Call them up ask nicely and they might give you gold for free..

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Re: Starwood Question
« Reply #44 on: August 30, 2014, 10:49:45 PM »
Apparently I'm only 2 stays away from Gold (apparently award stays count toward status).

Any idea what the cheapest SPG near NY is?
Probably Philly. You can get award nights there for 4k points.
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