UPDATES:
  • Added Mills House Charleston, Curio Collection by Hilton property. Accepting reservations from October 21, 2022, and beyond. 
  • Added Royal Palm Galapagos, Curio Collection by Hilton property. 
  • Hilton to open a beachfront property in Santorini called Sea Breeze Santorini Beach Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton. Each room features a private hot tub or a private pool and terrace. If one of these rooms is categorized as a 'standard room type, we'll be able to use the Hilton Free Weekend Night Reward for redemption. Once this property starts accepting points reservations in Spring 2022, I'll update this post accordingly. Here's the official press release by Hilton. 
  • Good News: Hilton Extends Free Weekend Night Reward Through January 3, 2022. See this post.

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    Conrad Maldives

    Two private Maldives islands with overwater villas and the award-winning underwater restaurant, Ithaa. The Conrad Maldives Rangali Island is ideal for romantic couples. Standard Hilton rewards room is either the Beach Villa or the Water Villa, and I'd choose the Water Villa over the Beach Villa on any day between the two. The Water Villa is one of the resort's Overwater Bungalows with stairs leading directly into the ocean, and the villa has a private plunge pool and a bathroom with an ocean-facing tub. 

    The room rate starts at $801/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. Room upgrade is not available for any elite members at this property. You can read our review of Conrad Maldives resort below.

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    Conrad Bora Bora Nui

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    One of the most aspiring Bora Bora resorts, the Conrad Bora Bora Nui, is located in a private cove on Motu To'opua. The property takes pride in its water bar with glass floor panels. 

    Standard Hilton rewards room is King Garden View Suite. The spacious suite features a lagoon view and comes with a private terrace. A complimentary upgrade is subject to availability for Diamond members. 

    The room rate starts at $801/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night. You can read our review of Conrad Bora Bora Nui below.

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    Hilton Moorea Lagoon Resort & Spa

    This Moorea Hilton property is nestled between two bays on a heart-shaped island in Tahiti, French Polynesia. Standard Hilton rewards room is King Garden Guestroom, and the room is pretty basic and comes with a private terrace and a garden view. A complimentary upgrade is possible for a Diamond Hilton Honors member at this property. See my detailed review below. 

    The room rate starts at $436/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night.


    Hilton Tahiti Resort

    Hilton Tahiti Resort
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    Hilton Tahiti Resort is ideal for a nice layover in Tahiti while going to Moorea or Bora Bora in French Polynesia. This new Hilton resort is only a 5-minute drive away from Faaa International Airport (PPT). The resort has a large outdoor pool overlooking Moorea island, featuring six private cabanas and three restaurants. 

    Standard Hilton rewards room is 2 Queen Beds or 1 King Bed Garden Guestroom, and a complimentary upgrade is possible for a Diamond Hilton Honors member at this property. 

    The room rate starts at $358/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Conrad Koh Samui

    Conrad Koh Samui - the luxurious Koh Samui hotels in Thailand
    Photo Credit: Conrad Koh Samui

    Conrad Koh Samui is one of the luxurious Koh Samui hotels in Thailand. The location of this Conrad property is secluded and on a hillside with panoramic views of the South China Sea. Standard Hilton rewards room is One-Bedroom King Ocean View Pool Villa. It is a luxury private villa suite with a private infinity-edge pool and a private balcony overlooking the Gulf of Thailand. 

    The room rate starts at $538/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Roku Kyoto, LXR Hotels & Resorts

    Roku Kyoto is the first LXR Hotels and Resorts property in Asia and the first Hilton chain property in Kyoto. Located in northern Kyoto, Roku Kyoto is a luxury resort that offers a relaxing and breathtaking panorama of the Takagamine mountains. The resort features 114 rooms, an elegant onsen-thermal pool, an exclusive French restaurant, and a spa. 

    The Standard Hilton rewards room is a Deluxe Room King, requiring 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. The room rate starts at $640/night. 

    Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa

    Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa
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    Hilton Seychelles Labriz Resort & Spa is one of the luxurious Seychelles resorts. This Hilton Seychelles property has private villas built between the jungle and the Indian Ocean, and its award-winning spa is also one of the most beautiful Hilton spa resorts. 

    The Standard Hilton rewards room is King Sunset Villa, and the villa is located between the tropical rainforest and the sea. The villa also has a semi-private balcony with a sunset view. 

    The room rate starts at $651/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Royal Palm Galapagos, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Royal Palm Galapagos, Curio Collection
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    The Royal Palm Galapagos, Curio Collection is a newly renovated Hilton property located in the bucket-list destination of the Galapagos, a Natual Heritage Site for Humanity. It's surrounded by nature, offering tranquility and a beautiful landscape. The property's highlights include the lava tunnels, turtle sightseeing, and infinite pool. What truly stands out about this Curio Collection property is the stand-alone villas that may be available for a complimentary upgrade to Diamond members from the standard room type and an onsite restaurant in a lava tunnel!

    Room rate starts at $324/night and Hilton rewards night requires 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

    Grand Wailea is one of the best resorts in Hawaii on Maui island. This Waldorf Astoria resort has 9 swimming pools that keep both adults and children entertained during their stay with a long lazy river, waterslides, waterfalls, swim-up bar, and the world's first water elevator. 

    Standard Hilton rewards room is 1 King Bed Terrace View, and the room comes with a private lanai with an Mt. Haleakala view. Subject to availability, Diamond elite Hilton Honors members can receive a complimentary upgrade to the Napua Club Room tower and access the club lounge for complimentary breakfast, evening hors d'oeuvres, and cocktails

    The room rate starts at $651/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. See below my review of Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort Hotel in Maui.


    The Reach Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton

    The Reach Key West was a Waldorf Astoria resort and was transitioned to a Curio Collection on December 1, 2019. The property is just steps away from the world-famous Duval Street. The standard Hilton rewards room type is Key West View King or Double. Like the room's name suggests, the room comes with a private balcony overlooking Key West's famous old town neighborhood. The property also has a private sandy beach and an oceanfront pool. 

    The room rate starts at $414/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 76,000 Hilton Honors points or 90,000 Hilton Honors points per night based on the dates.

    Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton
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    Casa Marina Key West, Curio Collection by Hilton, is the sister property of the Reach Key West mentioned above. Its excellent location just steps away from the world-famous Duval Street. 

    Casa Marina Key West combines modern luxury and historic beauty. You can enjoy a boutique resort feel with spectacular amenities, including oceanfront accommodations, two tropical pools, exquisite dining, and thrilling water sports. 

    Standard Hilton rewards room is a standard King or Double room throughout the resort. The room rate starts at $489/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 90,000 Hilton Honors points per night based on the dates.

    Hotel del Coronado, Curio Collection by Hilton

    You can't go wrong with this Coronado beach Hilton hotel. Hotel del Coronado is an iconic beachfront San Diego's Coronado Hotel on Coronado island. 

    The Standard Hilton rewards room is either the Victorian or Ocean Towers/Cabanas. Balconies are limited in the Victorian building, whereas the Ocean Towers/Cabanas building has a private balcony or patio. Both buildings feature various views of the resort grounds. 

    The room rate starts at $395/night, and Hilton rewards night requires 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos - Pedregal

    The Waldorf Astoria Los Cabos - Pedregal is a luxury resort in Los Cabos, Mexico. It is a relatively new resort that opened in 2019. The photos of this resort look stunning, and the private beach and secluded seaside cliff make this resort breathtaking and personal. The resort offers a welcome margarita, fresh guacamole daily to your room, and a complimentary welcome bottle of tequila. 

    Room rate starts at $700/night and Hilton rewards night requires 120,000 Hilton Honors points. 

    Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas

    Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas
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    This Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. It comes with luxurious and oversized guest rooms and suites. Poolside oasis with chic and private cabanas. 

    The standard Hilton rewards room is City View Room. The room rate starts at $274/night and Hilton rewards night requires 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills

    Beverly Hills is an upscale neighborhood in the Los Angeles area. Ideally located in the heart of Beverly Hills, Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills offers exclusive premium amenities you can expect when you step inside. There's a rooftop pool with private cabanas, and what's unique about this Waldorf Astoria property is that you can ride in a Rolls-Royce car within the Beverly Hills neighborhood free of charge. 

    The room rate starts at $700/night, and the reward night starts at 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach

    This Waldorf Astoria is actually high on my list. This is a new beachfront property in Dana Point, California. This sophisticated and luxurious beach-house retreat offers indulgence and inspiration with a private beach club, three pools, oceanfront golf, a luxury spa, unique coastal activities, California cuisine, etc. 

    The room rate starts at $500/night, and the reward night starts at 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 

    Oceana Santa Monica, LXR Hotels & Resorts

    Oceana resort in Santa Monica is part of the LXR Hotels & Resorts that focus on luxury and 5-star service. The property is designed to resemble a private beach home, and Hilton Diamond members can receive an upgrade to a Suite Room with a Balcony (Lanai) from a standard room type. 

    Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, this newly renovated beachfront hotel is located about one mile away from the hustles and bustles of Santa Monica pier. The property also offers guests bicycles to ride along the boardwalk situated right outside the property. 

    It is also known that besides the suite room upgrade, Diamond members also receive complimentary Classic Continental breakfast items (value $22) on the breakfast menu per person. 

    Room rate starts at around $550/night and reward night starts at 95,000 Hilton Honors points per night. 


    Cliffrose Springdale, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Our favorite Zion National Park hotel in the United States has always been the SpringHill Suites Springdale by Marriott because of its prime location. Now Hilton also has a Curio Collection - Cliffrose Springdale that sits on the edge of the Virgin River right at the gate of Zion National Park. You can walk to the park from the property or catch a free local shuttle to the Zion National Park Visitor Center. The property has two heated outdoor pools, hot tubs open year-round, and free parking.

    The room rate here in the summer can be at least $700 per night, and reward night starts at 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night - making this an excellent use of your Hilton Free Night Reward for a National Park adventure. 

    Mills House Charleston, Curio Collection by Hilton

    Located in the heart of historic Charleston, the Mills House Charleston, Curio Collection by Hilton offers an excellent downtown location to enjoy everything Charleston has to offer. This property used to be operated under the Wyndham Rewards program and moved to Hilton Honors program in 2022. The property now accepts reservations from October 21, 2022, and beyond. 

    The room rate here during peak time can be at least $400 to $500 per night, and reward night starts at 80,000 Hilton Honors points per night for a standard 1 King or 2 Queens room.