#12 in Best Hotel Rewards Programs
Pros & Cons
An annual membership fee is required to access benefits
Stays that are booked through third-party websites or individual hotel websites do not qualify for earning points and benefits
Suites and villas do not qualify for prearrival upgrades
Ease of Earning Free Night4.5
No. of Hotels100 - 499
You can accrue and redeem points for stays at any participating Leading Hotels of the World property. Most of LHW's 400-plus hotels are located in Europe, though many are also available in the U.S., the Caribbean and Asia. Free nights start at 4,000 points. However, the exact points requirement for a free night varies by hotel and seasonality.
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Leaders Club is separated into two tiers: Club and Sterling. Additionally, the program's most loyal guests receive exclusive benefits to further enhance their stays at Leading Hotels of the World properties.See details about how membership works
The Fine Print
- Points expire if you do not renew your membership by your annual enrollment anniversary.
- If you book multiple rooms, only your room qualifies for property benefits like free breakfast.
- Points for eligible stays may take up to 10 days to appear in your Leaders Club account.
- Prearrival upgrades post to your account in January of each qualifying period. To use a prearrival upgrade, you must submit your request at least three days before your arrival date.
- Rooms booked using points are not eligible for prearrival upgrades.
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