The Ultimate List of Category Increases and Decreases 2021 for Marriott Bonvoy Hotel and Resort Properties

A list of hotel and resort properties which are increasing or decreasing in category was recently released for the Marriott Bonvoy frequent guest loyalty program effective as of Wednesday, March 3, 2021…

The Ultimate List of Category Increases and Decreases 2021 for Marriott Bonvoy Hotel and Resort Properties

…and the bad news is that of the total of 201 hotel and resort properties which are affected by the category changes, 51 hotel and resort properties — or slightly greater than 25 percent — will require the redemption of more Marriott Bonvoy points per night…

…but the good news is that the remaining 150 hotel and resort properties — or slightly fewer than 75 percent — will require the redemption of fewer Marriott Bonvoy points per night.

88 of the total of 201 hotel and resort properties are located in the United States alone; and 65 of them will require the redemption of fewer Marriott Bonvoy points. Only 23 of the total of 201 hotel and resort properties which are located in the United States will require the redemption of more Marriott Bonvoy points.

Categories and Marriott Bonvoy Points Required

Here is a list of categories and the amount of Marriott Bonvoy points which are required to be redeemed for a stay of one night within each category:

Hotel Category Off Peak Hotel Reward Redemption — Marriott Bonvoy Points Per Night Standard Hotel Reward Redemption — Marriott Bonvoy Points Per Night Peak Hotel Reward Redemption — Marriott Bonvoy Points Per Night
1 4,500 7,500 10,000
2 9,000 12,500 15,500
3 13,500 17,500 20,000
4 18,000 25,000 30,000
5 27,000 35,000 40,000
6 36,000 50,000 60,000
7 45,000 60,000 70,000
8 63,000 85,000 100,000

Do not forget that when you redeem enough Marriott Bonvoy points for four consecutive nights, a fifth night is included free of charge.

Complete List of Category Changes of Hotel and Resort Properties

A complete list — which can be fully sorted and searched — of hotel and resort properties that are affected by the changes in category is below. On this list, hotel and resort properties which up down a category — and therefore require the redemption of more Marriott Bonvoy points to redeem — are highlighted in red.

With this list, you can display your choice of 10, 20, 25, 50 or 100 items at one time. You can then click on the triangles in each column to sort by ascending or descending order. You can also perform a simple search by just typing in a specific term for which you would like to search.

HOTEL OR RESORT PROPERTYBRANDCOUNTRY or REGIONCURRENT CATEGORYNEW CATEGORY
AC Hotel Berlin Humboldthain ParkAC Hotels by MarriottGermany43
AC Hotel Bogota Zona TAC Hotels by MarriottColombia23
AC Hotel PenangAC Hotels by MarriottMalaysia21
AC Hotel RigaAC Hotels by MarriottLatvia32
Aloft Austin AirportAloftUSA43
Aloft Bali SeminyakAloftIndonesia43
Aloft Jakarta TB SimatupangAloftIndonesia32
Aloft Kathmandu ThamelAloftNepal32
Aloft Ocean CityAloftUSA56
Batam Marriott Hotel Harbour BayMarriott Hotels & ResortsIndonesia54
Buenos Aires MarriottMarriott Hotels & ResortsArgentina54
Burj Rafal Riyadh, A Marriott International HotelMarriott Hotels & ResortsSaudi Arabia65
Charleston Kiawah Island/Andell InnResidence Inn By MarriottUSA65
Clark Marriott HotelMarriott Hotels & ResortsPhilippines34
Courtyard Aruba ResortCourtyard By MarriottAruba45
Courtyard by Marriott Qinhuangdao WestCourtyard By MarriottChina32
Courtyard Charleston-North CharlestonCourtyard By MarriottUSA43
Courtyard ChisinauCourtyard By MarriottMoldova32
Courtyard Cocoa Beach Cape CanaveralCourtyard By MarriottUSA45
Courtyard Edina BloomingtonCourtyard By MarriottUSA32
Courtyard ElkhartCourtyard By MarriottUSA43
Courtyard Halifax DartmouthCourtyard By MarriottCanada43
Courtyard Hamburg CityCourtyard By MarriottGermany43
Courtyard Hangzhou WestCourtyard By MarriottChina32
Courtyard Hilton Head IslandCourtyard By MarriottUSA45
Courtyard Houston North/ShenandoahCourtyard By MarriottUSA23
Courtyard Montreal BrossardCourtyard By MarriottCanada43
Courtyard PenangCourtyard By MarriottMalaysia21
Courtyard Seattle NorthgateCourtyard By MarriottUSA54
Courtyard Shenzhen Bao'anCourtyard By MarriottChina32
Courtyard Singapore NovenaCourtyard By MarriottSingapore54
Curaçao Marriott Beach ResortMarriott Hotels & ResortsCuracao65
Delta Hotels Baltimore NorthDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA54
Delta Hotels BurlingtonDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA54
Delta Hotels Chicago WillowbrookDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA43
Delta Hotels Huntington MallDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA43
Delta Hotels KunmingDelta Hotels and ResortsChina21
Delta Hotels Milton KeynesDelta Hotels and ResortsUnited Kingdom43
Delta Hotels Muskegon Lakeshore Convention CenterDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA43
Element BentonvilleElementUSA43
Element Bloomington Mall of AmericaElementUSA43
Element by Westin Bali UbudElementIndonesia32
Element Toronto AirportElementCanada43
Ermita, Cartagena, a Tribute Portfolio HotelTributeColombia34
Fairfield by Marriott AhmedabadFairfield Inn By MarriottIndia21
Fairfield by Marriott Bali Kuta Sunset RoadFairfield Inn By MarriottIndonesia32
Fairfield by Marriott Bali LegianFairfield Inn By MarriottIndonesia21
Fairfield by Marriott Busan Songdo BeachFairfield Inn By MarriottSouth Korea43
Fairfield by Marriott Edmonton International AirportFairfield Inn By MarriottCanada12
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu GujoFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu MinoFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Gifu Seiryu Satoyama ParkFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Inn & Suites CortlandFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto KyotambaFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Kyoto MiyazuFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Mie MihamaFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Montreal DowntownFairfield Inn By MarriottCanada54
Fairfield by Marriott Osaka NambaFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott SapporoFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi MotegiFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield by Marriott Tochigi UtsunomiyaFairfield Inn By MarriottJapan43
Fairfield Inn & Suites AppletonFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Asheville Airport/FletcherFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA54
Fairfield Inn & Suites Augusta Fort Gordon AreaFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA65
Fairfield Inn & Suites Augusta Washington Rd./I-20Fairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites BardstownFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites BillingsFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA23
Fairfield Inn & Suites CamarilloFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites Charlotte MonroeFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas DFW Airport North/Coppell GrapevineFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites GoshenFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites JasperFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA12
Fairfield Inn & Suites Kansas City ShawneeFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lincoln CreteFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Louisville JeffersonvilleFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites MenifeeFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee WestFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites Minneapolis ShakopeeFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Moorpark Ventura CountyFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites Pittsburgh DowntownFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites Tampa RiverviewFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites Virgin Zion National ParkFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA65
Fairfield Inn & Suites WallerFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites WarsawFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA43
Fairfield Inn & Suites WhitewaterFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA32
Fairfield Inn & Suites WilliamstownFairfield Inn By MarriottUSA12
Fairfield Lima MirafloresFairfield Inn By MarriottPeru12
Four Points by Sheraton Atlanta Airport WestFour PointsUSA43
Four Points by Sheraton Bali, UngasanFour PointsIndonesia21
Four Points by Sheraton BalikpapanFour PointsIndonesia21
Four Points by Sheraton BatamFour PointsIndonesia43
Four Points by Sheraton Boston NewtonFour PointsUSA54
Four Points by Sheraton Chicago Westchester/Oak BrookFour PointsUSA32
Four Points by Sheraton Dar es Salaam New AfricaFour PointsUnited Republic of Tanzania32
Four Points by Sheraton DohaFour PointsQatar32
Four Points by Sheraton Edmonton International AirportFour PointsCanada12
Four Points by Sheraton ElkhartFour PointsUSA43
Four Points by Sheraton Hefei, ShushanFour PointsChina12
Four Points by Sheraton Kuala Lumpur, ChinatownFour PointsMalaysia21
Four Points by Sheraton Omaha MidtownFour PointsUSA43
Four Points by Sheraton Phuket Patong Beach ResortFour PointsThailand43
Four Points by Sheraton Prishtina CityFour PointsKosovo32
Four Points by Sheraton SantiagoFour PointsChile32
Four Points by Sheraton SharjahFour PointsUnited Arab Emirates21
Four Points by Sheraton Singapore, RiverviewFour PointsSingapore54
Four Points by Sheraton Suzhou, WuzhongFour PointsChina12
Four Points by Sheraton Warsaw MokotowFour PointsPoland32
Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionSwitzerland76
Hangzhou Marriott Hotel QianjiangMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina34
Hotel Paso Del Norte, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionUSA54
JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & SpaMarriott Hotels & ResortsAustralia56
JW Marriott Hotel ShenzhenMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina34
JW Marriott Hotel YinchuanMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina43
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Shanghai PudongMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina65
JW Marriott MuscatMarriott Hotels & ResortsOman54
JW Marriott Parq VancouverMarriott Hotels & ResortsCanada76
La Caserne Chanzy Hotel & Spa, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionFrance65
Las Alcobas, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Mexico CityLuxury CollectionMexico67
Marriott Phoenix ChandlerMarriott Hotels & ResortsUSA54
Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & SpaMarriott Hotels & ResortsMexico56
Marriott Riyadh Diplomatic QuarterMarriott Hotels & ResortsSaudi Arabia34
Mesm Tokyo, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionJapan67
Moxy Amsterdam Schiphol AirportMOXY HOTELSNetherlands43
Moxy Copenhagen SydhavnenMOXY HOTELSDenmark54
Moxy DarmstadtMOXY HOTELSGermany32
Moxy Edinburgh AirportMOXY HOTELSUnited Kingdom43
Moxy Frankfurt Airport KelsterbachMOXY HOTELSGermany32
Moxy Lausanne CityMOXY HOTELSSwitzerland65
Moxy Minneapolis DowntownMOXY HOTELSUSA43
Moxy Osaka Shin UmedaMOXY HOTELSJapan54
Moxy Paris Charles de Gaulle AirportMOXY HOTELSFrance43
Moxy Patra MarinaMOXY HOTELSGreece32
Moxy Seoul InsadongMOXY HOTELSSouth Korea43
Moxy Warsaw PragaMOXY HOTELSPoland32
Moxy YorkMOXY HOTELSUnited Kingdom43
Portland Sheraton at Sable OaksSheratonUSA54
Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan HotelRenaissance HotelsBangladesh54
Renaissance Milwaukee West HotelRenaissance HotelsUSA43
Renaissance Minneapolis Bloomington HotelRenaissance HotelsUSA43
Renaissance Shenzhen Bay HotelRenaissance HotelsChina43
Renaissance Shenzhen LuohuRenaissance HotelsChina34
Residence Inn Big Sky/The Wilson HotelResidence Inn By MarriottUSA45
Residence Inn Cincinnati Northeast/MasonResidence Inn By MarriottUSA23
Residence Inn GhentResidence Inn By MarriottBelgium43
Residence Inn Indianapolis KeystoneResidence Inn By MarriottUSA23
Residence Inn MeridaResidence Inn By MarriottMexico43
Residence Inn Ocean CityResidence Inn By MarriottUSA56
Residence Inn San Antonio Downtown/Alamo PlazaResidence Inn By MarriottUSA34
Residence Inn Short Pump at the NotchResidence Inn By MarriottUSA32
Santa Marta Marriott Resort Playa DormidaMarriott Hotels & ResortsColombia34
Schloss Lieser, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionGermany35
Shanghai Marriott Hotel Pudong SouthMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina32
Sheraton Buganvilias Resort & Convention CenterSheratonMexico45
Sheraton EdisonSheratonUSA23
Sheraton Garden Grove - Anaheim South HotelSheratonUSA34
Sheraton Guangzhou PanyuSheratonChina23
Sheraton Istanbul City CenterSheratonTurkey43
Sheraton KaifengSheratonChina32
Sheraton Kauai Coconut Beach ResortSheratonUSA56
Sheraton Manila BaySheratonPhilippines54
Sheraton Milan San SiroSheratonItaly43
Sheraton Nur-Sultan HotelSheratonKazakhstan32
Sheraton Shaoxing ShangyuSheratonChina43
Sheraton Taoyuan HotelSheratonTaiwan43
Sheraton Vancouver Wall CentreSheratonCanada65
Southbank Hotel Jacksonville RiverwalkDelta Hotels and ResortsUSA43
SpringHill Suites AshevilleSpringHill Suites By MarriottUSA45
SpringHill Suites Hilton Head IslandSpringHill Suites By MarriottUSA45
SpringHill Suites Indianapolis KeystoneSpringHill Suites By MarriottUSA23
SpringHill Suites Spokane AirportSpringHill Suites By MarriottUSA43
Sthala, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel, Ubud BaliTributeIndonesia43
Suzhou Marriott Hotel Taihu LakeMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina34
The Glenmark, Glendale, a Tribute Portfolio HotelTributeUSA65
The Langley, a Luxury Collection Hotel, BuckinghamshireLuxury CollectionUnited Kingdom67
The Lytle Park Hotel, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionUSA56
The MC Hotel, Autograph CollectionAutograph CollectionUSA54
The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, a Tribute Portfolio HotelTributeUSA54
The Opus, WestchesterAutograph CollectionUSA65
The Ritz-Carlton Jakarta, Mega KuninganThe Ritz-CarltonIndonesia54
The Slaak Rotterdam, a Tribute Portfolio HotelTributeNetherlands54
The Westin Fuzhou MinjiangWestinChina23
The Westin JakartaWestinIndonesia43
The Westin NingboWestinChina23
The Westin Qingdao West CoastWestinChina32
The Westin SurabayaWestinIndonesia23
The Westin Tampa WatersideWestinUSA45
The Westin WenzhouWestinChina23
TownePlace Suites Austin SouthTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Charleston-North CharlestonTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Dallas Plano/RichardsonTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Louisville AirportTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Miami Kendall WestTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Outer Banks Kill Devil HillsTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA45
TownePlace Suites Phoenix Glendale Sports & Entertainment DistrictTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Sacramento Airport NatomasTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites San Diego CentralTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA34
TownePlace Suites Sarasota Bradenton WestTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA43
TownePlace Suites Tuscaloosa University AreaTownePlace Suites By MarriottUSA54
W AspenW HotelsUSA78
W Xi'anW HotelsChina45
Wuhan Marriott Hotel Optics ValleyMarriott Hotels & ResortsChina32
HOTEL OR RESORT PROPERTYBRANDCOUNTRY or REGIONCURRENT CATEGORYNEW CATEGORY

Summary

Please let me know of any errors which may be in this article so that I may correct them — and also let me know if there is any additional functionality which I can add to the list.

As for the changes itself, this is not a significant devaluation.

Photograph ©2020 by Brian Cohen.

3 thoughts on “The Ultimate List of Category Increases and Decreases 2021 for Marriott Bonvoy Hotel and Resort Properties”

  1. po says:

    For a property that is moving to a lower category, can you reserve now and receive a rebate after the category drop?

  2. enjoy fine food says:

    Nice list. Just fyi, Brian, seems to be an editing error here: and 65 of them will require the redemption of *fewer* Marriott Bonvoy points. Only 23 of the total of 201 hotel and resort properties which are located in the United States will require the redemption of *fewer* Marriott Bonvoy points. One should say “more.”

  3. DaninMCI says:

    Although it’s nice that there are many hotels going down in point cost I think it’s a stupid move. When travel starts to recover they will end up moving these back up which makes people upset with the program. Seems short-sighted unless the business is direr than we know.

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