SPG Hot Escapes Great Picks for April 9, 2015

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SPG’s Hot Escapes came out yesterday, and here are some of the great picks.

For those who aren’t familiar with Hot Escapes, SPG combined Beat The Timer for Hot Escapes and Starpicks into something called Hot Escapes. Every Wednesday at 6am EST new properties are added and must be booked by that Saturday, for stays during the following six weeks. As an SPG member, you also save an extra 5% and earn points for the stay.

The only downside is that reservations are prepaid, and if you change or cancel a fee is involved.

Here’s a link to this week’s Hot Escapes selections.

Here are all the properties on offer this week –

Africa Middle East Division

Algeria

Le Méridien Oran Hotel & Convention Centre
Oran, Algeria
USD 124
was USD 155
SPG Member rate:
USD 118

Bahrain

Le Méridien Bahrain City Centre
Manama, Bahrain
USD 191
was USD 239
SPG Member rate:
USD 181

The Westin Bahrain City Centre
Manama, Bahrain
USD 255
was USD 318
SPG Member rate:
USD 242

Egypt

Le Méridien Heliopolis
Cairo, Egypt
USD 93
was USD 125
SPG Member rate:
USD 88

Le Méridien Cairo Airport
Cairo, Egypt
USD 105
was USD 135
SPG Member rate:
USD 100

Gabon

Le Méridien Mandji
Port Gentil, Gabon
USD 162
was USD 203
SPG Member rate:
USD 154

Le Méridien Re-Ndama
Libreville, Gabon
USD 164
was USD 205
SPG Member rate:
USD 156

Nigeria

Le Méridien Ogeyi Place
Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
USD 181
was USD 226
SPG Member rate:
USD 172

Qatar

W Doha Hotel & Residences
Doha, Qatar
USD 274
was USD 366
SPG Member rate:
USD 261

United Arab Emirates

Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
USD 96
was USD 120
SPG Member rate:
USD 91

Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 102
was USD 136
SPG Member rate:
USD 97

The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
USD 196
was USD 245
SPG Member rate:
USD 186

Le Méridien Fairway
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 76
was USD 95
SPG Member rate:
USD 72

Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 87
was USD 109
SPG Member rate:
USD 83

Asia Pacific Division

Australia

Sheraton Melbourne Hotel
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 157
was USD 196
SPG Member rate:
USD 149

Sheraton Mirage Port Douglas Resort
Port Douglas, Queensland, Australia
USD 126
was USD 169
SPG Member rate:
USD 120

Four Points by Sheraton Brisbane
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
USD 123
was USD 154
SPG Member rate:
USD 117

Sheraton on the Park
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
USD 153
was USD 192
SPG Member rate:
USD 146

The Westin Melbourne
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 159
was USD 199
SPG Member rate:
USD 152

Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
USD 132
was USD 219
SPG Member rate:
USD 126

Four Points by Sheraton Sydney, Darling Harbour
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
USD 126
was USD 158
SPG Member rate:
USD 120

Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa
Noosa Heads, Queensland, Australia
USD 159
was USD 199
SPG Member rate:
USD 152

China

The Great Wall Sheraton Hotel Beijing
Beijing, Beijing, China
USD 101
was USD 145
SPG Member rate:
USD 96

Le Méridien Chongqing, Nan’an
Chongqing, Chongqing, China
USD 77
was USD 97
SPG Member rate:
USD 73

Sheraton Chengdu Lido Hotel
Chengdu, Sichuan, China
USD 83
was USD 103
SPG Member rate:
USD 79

The Westin Chongqing Liberation Square
Chongqing, Chongqing, China
USD 142
was USD 177
SPG Member rate:
USD 135

Le Méridien Xiamen
Xiamen, Fujian, China
USD 110
was USD 137
SPG Member rate:
USD 104

Sheraton Shenyang South City Hotel
Shenyang, Liaoning, China
USD 67
was USD 84
SPG Member rate:
USD 64

The St. Regis Tianjin
Tianjin, Tianjin, China
USD 113
was USD 161
SPG Member rate:
USD 107

Sheraton Changsha Hotel
Changsha, Hunan, China
USD 130
was USD 162
SPG Member rate:
USD 123

Four Points by Sheraton Guilin, Lingui
Guilin, Guangxi, China
USD 64
was USD 92
SPG Member rate:
USD 61

Sheraton Xiamen Hotel
Xiamen, Fujian, China
USD 111
was USD 158
SPG Member rate:
USD 105

Sheraton Shanghai Waigaoqiao Hotel
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
USD 103
was USD 129
SPG Member rate:
USD 98

Four Points by Sheraton Shenzhen
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
USD 77
was USD 96
SPG Member rate:
USD 73

The Westin Xiamen
Xiamen, Fujian, China
USD 129
was USD 177
SPG Member rate:
USD 123

Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort
Huzhou, Zhejiang, China
USD 232
was USD 290
SPG Member rate:
USD 220

Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel
Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
USD 142
was USD 177
SPG Member rate:
USD 135

The Westin Tianjin
Tianjin, Tianjin, China
USD 113
was USD 145
SPG Member rate:
USD 107

Sheraton Haikou Resort
Haikou, Hainan, China
USD 96
was USD 169
SPG Member rate:
USD 92

Fiji

Sheraton Resort & Spa, Tokoriki Island, Fiji
Mamanuca Islands, Fiji
USD 164
was USD 219
SPG Member rate:
USD 156

Sheraton Denarau Villas
Nadi, Fiji
USD 328
was USD 437
SPG Member rate:
USD 311

Indonesia

The Westin Resort Nusa Dua, Bali
Bali, Bali, Indonesia
USD 125
was USD 240
SPG Member rate:
USD 119

Le Méridien Jakarta
Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia
USD 112
was USD 170
SPG Member rate:
USD 106

Malaysia

Four Points by Sheraton Kuching
Kuching, Malaysia
USD 46
was USD 66
SPG Member rate:
USD 44

The Westin Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
USD 114
was USD 143
SPG Member rate:
USD 108

New Caledonia

Le Méridien Nouméa
Nouméa, New Caledonia
USD 132
was USD 221
SPG Member rate:
USD 126

Sheraton New Caledonia Deva Resort & Spa
Bourail, New Caledonia
USD 132
was USD 221
SPG Member rate:
USD 126

Le Méridien Ile des Pins
Ile des Pins, New Caledonia
USD 184
was USD 270
SPG Member rate:
USD 174

Samoa

Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Resort
Mulifanua, Samoa
USD 135
was USD 225
SPG Member rate:
USD 128

Thailand

Le Méridien Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok Golf Resort & Spa
Samut Prakan, Thailand
USD 112
was USD 160
SPG Member rate:
USD 106

The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
Bangkok, Thailand
USD 126
was USD 191
SPG Member rate:
USD 120

Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas
Pran Buri, Thailand
USD 184
was USD 476
SPG Member rate:
USD 175

Vietnam

Le Méridien Saigon
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
USD 159
was USD 208
SPG Member rate:
USD 151

Europe Division

Albania –

Sheraton Tirana Hotel
Tirana, Albania
4.3 out of 5 – 89% recommend this hotel
USD 77
was USD 96
SPG Member rate:
USD 73

Belgium

Four Points by Sheraton Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
USD 73
was USD 93
SPG Member rate:
USD 69

Sheraton Brussels Airport Hotel
Brussels, Belgium
USD 91
was USD 116
SPG Member rate:
USD 86

Bulgaria

Sofia Hotel Balkan, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Sofia
Sofia, Bulgaria
USD 64
was USD 81
SPG Member rate:
USD 61

Finland

Hotel Kämp, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
USD 172
was USD 215
SPG Member rate:
USD 163

France

Le Méridien Etoile
Paris, France
USD 162
was USD 203
SPG Member rate:
USD 154

Italy

Four Points by Sheraton Bolzano
Bolzano-Bozen, Italy
USD 95
was USD 118
SPG Member rate:
USD 90

The St. Regis Rome
Rome, Italy
USD 327
was USD 408
SPG Member rate:
USD 310

The St. Regis Venice San Clemente Palace
Venice, Italy
USD 391
was USD 489
SPG Member rate:
USD 372

The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Rome, Italy
USD 226
was USD 301
SPG Member rate:
USD 214

The Westin Europa & Regina, Venice
Venice, Italy
USD 322
was USD 403
SPG Member rate:
USD 306

The Westin Excelsior, Florence
Florence, Italy
USD 233
was USD 365
SPG Member rate:
USD 221

Sheraton Roma Hotel & Conference Center
Rome, Italy
USD 83
was USD 104
SPG Member rate:
USD 79

Poland

Sheraton Krakow Hotel
Krakow, Poland
USD 85
was USD 107
SPG Member rate:
USD 80

Russian Federation

Sheraton Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport Hotel
Moscow, Russian Federation
USD 98
was USD 124
SPG Member rate:
USD 93

Spain

The Westin Valencia
Valencia, Spain
USD 138
was USD 172
SPG Member rate:
USD 131

Switzerland

Sheraton Zurich Neues Schloss Hotel
Zurich, Switzerland
USD 205
was USD 257
SPG Member rate:
USD 195

Ukraine

Four Points by Sheraton Zaporozhye
Zaporozhye, Ukraine
USD 47
was USD 69
SPG Member rate:
USD 45

United Kingdom

Aloft Liverpool
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
USD 61
was USD 81
SPG Member rate:
USD 58

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
USD 166
was USD 207
SPG Member rate:
USD 157

Latin America Division

Argentina

Sheraton Mendoza Hotel
Mendoza, Argentina
USD 120
was USD 150
SPG Member rate:
USD 114

Panama

Sheraton Panama Hotel & Convention Center
Panama City, Panama
USD 100
was USD 125
SPG Member rate:
USD 95

North America Division

Canada

Sheraton Montreal Airport Hotel
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
USD 84
was USD 105
SPG Member rate:
USD 80

United States

The Westin Tampa Bay
Tampa, Florida, United States
USD 127
was USD 159
SPG Member rate:
USD 121

The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 116
was USD 145
SPG Member rate:
USD 110

The Park Central San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States
USD 129
was USD 161
SPG Member rate:
USD 122

Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Villas, I-Drive/Orlando
Orlando, Florida, United States
USD 119
was USD 149
SPG Member rate:
USD 113

Sheraton Crescent Hotel
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
USD 87
was USD 109
SPG Member rate:
USD 83

Four Points by Sheraton St. Louis – Fairview Heights
St. Louis, Illinois, United States
USD 79
was USD 99
SPG Member rate:
USD 75

The Westin Los Angeles Airport
Los Angeles, California, United States
USD 103
was USD 129
SPG Member rate:
USD 98

W Atlanta – Midtown
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 127
was USD 159
SPG Member rate:
USD 121

Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel – BWI
Linthicum Heights, Maryland, United States
USD 103
was USD 129
SPG Member rate:
USD 98

Vistana’s Beach Club
Jensen Beach, Florida, United States
USD 140
was USD 175
SPG Member rate:
USD 133

Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort, Port St. Lucie
Port St. Lucie, Florida, United States
USD 97
was USD 121
SPG Member rate:
USD 92

The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
USD 142
was USD 189
SPG Member rate:
USD 135

Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Mountain
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
USD 71
was USD 89
SPG Member rate:
USD 68

Four Points by Sheraton Charlotte – Pineville
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
USD 87
was USD 109
SPG Member rate:
USD 83

Sheraton Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port Hotel
Dania, Florida, United States
USD 111
was USD 139
SPG Member rate:
USD 106

The Westin South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa
Costa Mesa, California, United States
USD 135
was USD 169
SPG Member rate:
USD 128

Four Points by Sheraton Midtown – Times Square
New York, New York, United States
USD 140
was USD 175
SPG Member rate:
USD 133

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
USD 159
was USD 199
SPG Member rate:
USD 151

Four Points by Sheraton Houston – CITYCENTRE
Houston, Texas, United States
USD 63
was USD 79
SPG Member rate:
USD 60

Aloft Arundel Mills
Hanover, Maryland, United States
USD 95
was USD 119
SPG Member rate:
USD 90

The Westin Baltimore Washington Airport – BWI
Linthicum Heights, Maryland, United States
USD 92
was USD 115
SPG Member rate:
USD 87

The Westin Phoenix Downtown
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
USD 199
was USD 249
SPG Member rate:
USD 189

Sheraton Harrisburg Hershey Hotel
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
USD 124
was USD 155
SPG Member rate:
USD 118

Sheraton Indianapolis Hotel at Keystone Crossing
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
USD 111
was USD 139
SPG Member rate:
USD 106

Sheraton Desert Oasis Villas, Scottsdale
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
USD 143
was USD 179
SPG Member rate:
USD 136

Element Miami International Airport
Miami, Florida, United States
USD 119
was USD 149
SPG Member rate:
USD 113

Aloft Tampa Downtown
Tampa, Florida, United States
USD 127
was USD 159
SPG Member rate:
USD 121

The Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
USD 150
was USD 199
SPG Member rate:
USD 143

Aloft Denver Downtown
Denver, Colorado, United States
USD 111
was USD 139
SPG Member rate:
USD 106

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Denver, Colorado, United States
USD 135
was USD 169
SPG Member rate:
USD 128

The Westin Excelsior in Florence has a great member rate of $221, if you are staying there the night of May 5, 2015. The Westin Excelsior in Rome is well-priced too, just on the 13th of April though the day before and two days after the price rises only a bit to $230 a night.

Also in Italy is the St Regis Rome, higher at $310 for early next week than we saw in November when it was $266 but still a decent price.

Three properties in New Caledonia are on offer this week –

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The Westin Resort Nusa Dua in Bali is holding steady at $119.

If you’re heading to Egypt, there are two properties in the Hot Escapes list this week –

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They have plenty of availability at the member rates.

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  1. Boris Minevich
    Reply

    Do those rates earn points and do they count towards the promotions?
    Thank you

    • Melinda
      Reply

      All SPG Hot Escapes earn points and do indeed count towards promotions. Thanks for reading Boris!

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