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Overview

Leaders Club
Leaders Club, the membership program for The Leading Hotels of the World, is most beneficial for leisure travelers – particularly golf and spa enthusiasts – who prefer to stay in boutique properties. There are more than 395 luxury LHW properties across the globe, with numerous locations in the United States, the Caribbean, Europe, Asia and more. Though an annual membership fee is required, you can earn one complimentary night for every four or five stays (depending on your membership status), with no limit on the number of free nights you can earn in one year. You'll also have access to member benefits like daily complimentary breakfast for two, free internet access and invitations to Leaders Club events.

Pros & Cons

  • You can earn an unlimited number of free nights in a calendar year
  • Program includes daily complimentary breakfast for two each day of your stay
  • Leaders Club Unlimited members receive three complimentary one-year family memberships
  • An annual membership fee is required to access benefits
  • Stays that are booked through third-party websites do not qualify for earning rewards
  • Blackout dates may apply at select properties
3.53

Overall

Scorecard

  • Property Diversity
    3.0
  • Geographic Coverage
    2.0
  • Ease of Earning Free Night
    5.0
  • Additional Benefits
    2.5
  • No. of Hotels
    100 - 499

Rankings

Leaders Club is ranked No. 10 in the Best Hotel Rewards Programs. U.S. News evaluated 16 loyalty programs associated with major hotel brands across several indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank rewards.

Leaders Club is ranked as:

Points

You can accrue and redeem complimentary nights with any participating Leading Hotels of the World property. To earn a free night, you must stay at least four or five times (depending on your membership level) at two or more LHW properties within a calendar year. Only qualifying stays – the period from check-in to checkout, regardless of consecutive nights, at a publicly available rate – count toward award certificates.

Points Can Expire

Can Earn Points On:

  • Hotel Stays

Can Use Points On:

  • Booking Hotels
See details about how to earn and use points

Membership Levels

Leaders Club is separated into two tiers: Leaders Club and Leaders Club Unlimited.

See details about how membership works

The Fine Print

  • Free night certificates expire one year after they are issued.
  • Transferring free night certificates to another account is not permitted.
  • Blackout dates vary depending on The Leading Hotels of the World property.
  • No matter how many rooms you book per stay, you can only earn one qualifying stay per reservation.

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