IHG One Rewards allows members to top off each IHG 40K free night certificate, including the IHG Anniversary Free Night certificate earned from being the cardholder of the Chase IHG Premier Credit Card or Chase IHG Premier Business Credit Card. There's no maximum of points limited for the top-up, which opens many great opportunities to redeem the free night certificate at many aspiring IHG Hotels and Resorts, including the Kimpton Hotels brand. 

I'll show you how to earn those IHG free night certificates at the end of this article so that you can use them to redeem at these Kimpton beach hotels and resorts in the world. 

Best Kimpton Beachfront Hotels & Resorts For Your IHG Free Night Certificate
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    Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa - Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

    Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa is an oceanfront resort situated at the world-famous Seven Mile Beach on the island of Grand Cayman in the Caribbean. The resort features beachfront accommodations with private balconies and an oceanfront swimming pool. 


    Kimpton Roatán - West Bay Beach, Roatán, Honduras


    Located in Roatán, Honduras, Kimpton Roatán is a brand new Caribbean resort set to open in 2023. Therefore, the resort is not accepting reservations yet, but the resort features pristine white sands and a great barrier reef for snorkeling and marine life. This is definitely a nice resort addition to the Roatán island, and it'll be a wonderful property for beach-goers and ocean lovers. 

    You can learn more about the development and announcement here. The property was set to open in 2021, but that did not happen. The new opening project now is in 2023. 


    Kimpton Kitalay Samui - Choeng Mon Beach, Koh Samui, Thailand

    Koh Samui is a relaxing ocean getaway paradise, and Kimpton Kitalay Samui is a fairly new resort located on Choengmon Beach. The resort offers exclusive direct beach access and rooms with a private pool and incredible sea views. 


    Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel and Spa - Vero Beach, Florida, United States

    As its name suggests, the Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel and Spa is located in Vero Beach, Florida. This true beachfront hotel provides an amazing oceanfront location with a white sandy beach and signature Kimpton amenities. 

    The Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel and Spa is suitable for beach vacations, from family-friendly to romantic getaway vacations. 


    Kimpton Shorebreak Resort - Huntington Beach, California, United States

    Kimpton Shorebreak Resort is an oceanfront resort situated in Huntington Beach, California. The resort offers beach access and accommodations with sweeping ocean views. Its prime location also puts you within walking distance of the Pier and the Main Street that Huntington Beach offers. The resort also hosted a complimentary evening wine hour for all guests. 

    Does IHG Free Night Certificate Have Points Limit?

    Each IHG free night certificate can be redeemed for a free night's stay at worldwide IHG hotels and resorts with a redemption value of up to 40,000 points. In other words, your IHG free night reward certificate has 40,000 points value for the award stay's redemption. 

    The good news is if you want to redeem the certificate at an IHG property that requires more than 40,000 points, you can top up the certificate with IHG rewards points. See below. 

    How Does IHG Free Night Certificate Top Off With Points Work?

    Here's how IHG free night certificate top off with points works:
    • IHG Anniversary Free Night certificates earned from the discontinued Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card are NOT eligible for the top-off feature. 
    • IHG free night certificates earned through IHG Rewards Promotions and Offers, including IHG Anniversary Free Night certificates earned from Chase IHG Premier Credit Card and Chase IHG Premier Business Credit Card, are eligible for the top-off feature. 
    • There's no maximum of IHG rewards points you can top off each IHG free night certificate. 
    • There's no blackout date for redemption. 
    • The top-off functionality can be completed online
    • You get your IHG free night certificate and points back if you cancel the reservation within the allowed cancellation window set by the property. 

    How To Find IHG Free Night Certificate?

    Via IHG Website:
    • Go directly to the IHG account homepage
    • Log into your IHG One Rewards account. 
    • Click on Rewards Wallet, and your IHG free night certificate can be found there. 

    Via IHG Mobile App:
    • Open the IHG app on your mobile phone. 
    • Log into your IHG One Rewards account if you are not logged in. 
    • Tap on the Account at the bottom. 
    • Tap on the Rewards Wallet.
    • If you have available free night reward certificates, they'll show there for you to see. 

    How To Redeem IHG Free Night Certificate & Top Off With Points?

    Before we begin, it's worth re-iterating the following:
    • IHG Anniversary Free Night certificates earned from the discontinued Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card are NOT eligible for the points top-off feature. 
    • IHG free night certificates earned through IHG Rewards Promotions and Offers, including IHG Anniversary Free Night certificates earned from Chase IHG Premier Credit Card and Chase IHG Premier Business Credit Card, are eligible for the points top-off feature. 

    Step-by-step on how to redeem IHG free night certification and top off with IHG Rewards points:
    • First, you must make sure your IHG One Rewards account has an IHG free night certificate available for booking for the redemption rate code to show for booking. 
    • Log into your IHG One Rewards account and click on Rewards Wallet.
    • Find the IHG free night reward and click on the Book Free Night button. 
    • You are redirected to the IHG booking page with the IHG Rewards Premier Card Annual Flex Night rate in the Rate Preference dropdown list. 
      • Please note that if your IHG free night is earned from the discontinued Chase IHG Rewards Club Select Credit Card, the rate will show Select IHG Rewards Credit Card Anniversary Night which is not eligible for the points top-off feature. 
    • Provide your search parameters and click on the Search button. 
    • On the result page:
      • If the property requires 40,000 IHG points or less, you'll only see Chase Anniversary Night and a Select Hotel button. 
      • If the property requires more than 40,000 IHG points, you'll see Chase Anniversary Night plus additional points needed above the Select Hotel button. See the screenshot below.
    • Simply follow the booking interface to finalize your IHG Anniversary Free Night certificate's redemption like you normally do. 

    How To Redeem IHG Free Night Certificate & Top Off With Points?
    IHG Free Night Certificate & Top Off With Points

    How To Earn IHG Free Night Certificate?