We all need a little time away sometimes, even if it’s just for the weekend. This is where your stockpile of points and miles comes in handy. A one- or two-night vacation is an easy redemption, and it’s generally pretty simple to earn in the first place. If you’re itching for a weekend getaway, here are 10 attractive Marriott properties that we think you should consider.

The Saint Hotel Key West, Autograph Collection

The Saint Hotel Key West, Autograph Collection

The Saint Hotel Key West, Autograph Collection (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

Are you yearning to head as far south as possible without leaving the Lower 48? Look no further than The Saint Hotel Key West. This luxury hang is small and intimate, reminiscent of old-town elegance but ripe with modern charm.

Enjoy easy access to the pool from your cozy room or head out to explore the town. Don’t miss a meal (or a cocktail) at Tempt, the eclectic on-site restaurant and bar. This property puts guests right in the heart of Old Key West, where you’re never too far from the water.

A night at this Category 7 property is available from 50,000 Marriott Rewards points.

The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail

The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail

The Hythe, a Luxury Collection Resort, Vail (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

If you’re looking to level up your ski getaway this winter, book in with The Hythe. This brand-new property combines the coziness of the Rockies with the extravagance of a palatial lodge, curated just for you and your ski buddies to enjoy.

Adorned with earth tones and warm touches, each room offers a welcome haven from the frigid air outside. Unwind at Vail’s only Himalayan Salt Spa and don’t miss the several dining options from grab-and-go to contemporary American classics. Gather a group and become some of the first to splurge on a ski weekend at The Hythe.

A night at this Category 8 property starts at 70,000 Marriott Rewards points.

The ENGLiSH Hotel, Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

The ENGLiSH Hotel, Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel

The ENGLiSH Hotel, Las Vegas, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

For a Vegas vibe that’s just a little bit different from the Strip, check out The ENGLiSH Hotel. This is a brand-new property that features its namesake Todd English as its focal point.

Four-time James Beard award-winning chef Todd English has crafted The Pepper Club dining concept exclusively for this property, shaping the swanky atmosphere of the hotel and inviting guests to come, relax and enjoy. This is a perfect option for modern travelers looking for a refined, upscale option with a huge emphasis on the greatest thing in life: food!

A night at this Category 6 property is available from 40,000 Marriott Rewards points.

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection

The Notary Hotel, Autograph Collection (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

There’s something special about staying at upcycled, repurposed historical buildings and The Notary is a fine Philadelphia example. Seamlessly combining its 1920’s roots with modern functionality, this property is ideal for travelers who appreciate attention to detail, design and location.

The Notary places guests adjacent to Philadelphia City Hall and within easy access to many museums, shops and restaurants. If you’d prefer to patronize its on-site dining options, you can enjoy Spanish tapas at Sabroso+Sorbo or grab a to-go latte and pastry from Pressed Coffee Bar. Either way, The Notary is a great choice for travelers who want to stay right in the center of the action in downtown Philly.

A night at this Category 6 property goes for 40,000 to 60,000 Marriott Rewards points.

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain

Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

For something completely different that lies just across the border, why not check out beautiful Montreal? Live like a genuine Quebecer when you book in with the Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain, located right in the center of downtown.

Enjoy stunning panoramic views of the city out of your arched window and nibble on flavorful international dishes at the onsite restaurant Lloyd. Be sure to take a hike up to the Mount Royal lookout or jump on the metro to go museum-hopping around the city. Whatever you like to do, make Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain your Montreal home base.

A night at this Category 5 property starts at 30,000 Marriott Rewards points.

Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection

Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection

Ambassador Hotel Kansas City, Autograph Collection (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

Whether you’re in town for business or pleasure, a night at the Ambassador Hotel is always a great idea. Each room is decorated with trendy, modern design elements while remaining cozy and comfortable. Of course, you can’t visit Kansas City, Missouri, without taking in a bit of KC jazz, which is easily done from the Ambassador’s own upscale jazz club.

With plenty of eats and loads of entertainment in the nearby Power and Light District, the Ambassador is the perfect launching pad for anyone excited to explore the best of Kansas City.

A night at this Category 6 property is available from 40,000 Marriott Rewards points.

CONDESA df, Mexico City, a Member of Design Hotels

CONDESA df, Mexico City, a Member of Design Hotels

CONDESA df, Mexico City, a Member of Design Hotels (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

If you’re wishing to pop down Mexico way, head to the bustling Mexican capital and book in with the CONDESA df. Surprisingly, even the most populated city in the western hemisphere has its own oases and quiet spaces, especially in this corner of the La Condesa neighborhood. With special attention to natural light and natural materials, the CONDESA df transports its guests from Mexico City’s busy downtown districts to its tranquil urban green spaces.

The on-site Patio Restaurant celebrates the hotel’s Parisian design by offering Mexican and French fusion cuisine, perfect for guests yearning for intense flavors and a relaxing ambiance.

A night at this Category 5 property goes for 30,000 Marriott Rewards points.

the DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection

the DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection

the DOUGLAS, Autograph Collection (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

Vancouver, British Columbia, is a mixed bag. Its booming metropolis is flanked by sea and mountains, and its populace is represented by folks from all over the globe. Perhaps as expected, this is the exact vibe of the DOUGLAS.

From a design perspective, this property is a pleasing mixture of flashy architecture and backwoods design elements, combining down-home comfort with a fast-paced work environment. Due to its location within the Parq Vancouver complex, the DOUGLAS hosts eight dining concepts by James Beard award-nominated Elizabeth Blau and chef Kim Canteenwalla. This property is an ideal hotspot for travelers looking for event or coworking spaces with everything they need right at their fingertips.

A night at this Category 6 property is available from 40,000 Marriott Rewards points.

Royalton CHIC Cancun Resort and Spa

Royalton CHIC Cancun Resort and Spa

Royalton CHIC Cancun Resort and Spa (Photo Courtesy of Marriott)

Sometimes all we need is a getaway at an all-inclusive resort where we don’t have to plan anything other than what we want to wear to the beach. If that’s the atmosphere you’re searching for, book in with the all-inclusive Royalton CHIC Cancun.

This brand-new, adults-only resort offers several glittering pools, relaxing spa treatments, easy oceanfront access and à la carte dining designed to personalize every aspect of your trip. With an atmosphere like this, you’ll want to make it a long weekend getaway instead of only two nights.

You can book a night at this Category 7 property with 50,000 to 70,000 Marriott Rewards points.

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection

The Blackstone, Autograph Collection (Photo Courtesy from Marriott)

In case you haven’t noticed so far, we love a historical hotel and The Blackstone’s roots stretch all the way back to 1910, when the former Chicago mansion opened as a hotel for the first time. Nicknamed “The Hotel of Presidents,” The Blackstone has been favored by icons ranging from U.S. presidents to famous gangsters. If you fancy yourself worthy of icon status, then perhaps The Blackstone is the Chicago haunt for you.

Enjoy Catalan tapas at the on-site restaurant Mercat a la Planxa, then head out to explore Chicago favorites such as the Art Institute, Grant Park, Millennium Park and the Magnificent Mile.

A night at this Category 5 property is available from 30,000 Marriott Rewards points.

Cards to Help You Earn Marriott Points

Marriott Bonvoy Boundless Credit Card

One of the quickest ways to earn Marriott points is to open a line of credit with the Marriott Bonvoy Boundless® Credit Card. Not only do card members have the opportunity to earn bonus points on everyday spending, but they also earn automatic Silver Elite status simply by holding the card. Cardholders earn up to 17X points per dollar spent on purchases at Marriott properties with the card and 2X points per dollar spent on all other purchases.

Marriott Bonvoy Bold Credit Card

If you want extra benefits without the annual fee, apply for the Marriott Bonvoy Bold® Credit Card. You’ll still have access to complimentary Silver Elite status and earn up to 14X points per dollar spent on purchases at Marriott properties with your card. You’ll also earn 2X points per dollar spent on travel purchases and 1X point per dollar on all other purchases.

 

Bottom Line

If you’re looking for a way to spend your stockpile of Marriott Rewards points, there are plenty of options—even for a short getaway. If you haven’t yet earned enough points, consider opening a line of credit and taking advantage of the great welcome offers. Then, start earning points on everyday purchases to use toward your dream weekend escape.