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Reminder: New Hyatt Place Breakfast Policy In Place; Here’s How It’s (Sort Of) Enforced

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Back in June, Hyatt announced that eligibility for free breakfast at Hyatt Place properties would be changing from November 1. In the past, every guest was eligible for free breakfast, no matter whether they booked their stay directly with Hyatt or via an OTA like Expedia or Hotels.com. The change that came in on November 1 is that only World of Hyatt members who book their stay directly with Hyatt will get free breakfast. If…

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Marriott Free Breakfast Simplified

We were promised that Marriott / SPG Platinum Elites would get free breakfast when Marriott and SPG merge in August.  But, as I reported previously, the rules describing who gets breakfast when and where are terribly confusing.  I’ve simplified it. Caution: The chart that follows has not yet been confirmed by Marriott.  I expect to make changes as I learn more, but I believe that I’ve got the basics correct.  For the latest version of…

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Marriott’s Platinum breakfast benefit better than I thought, but more confusing than ever

We were promised that Platinum Elites would get free breakfast when Marriott and SPG merge in August.  But, in my post “Marriott Platinum Elite Welcome Gift List Published,” I pointed out that you might not get free breakfast at a number of hotels when they don’t have a lounge, or when the lounge is closed.  Specifically, I wrote: …there are several hotel brands where breakfast is not a guaranteed option when there is no lounge or when…

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