World of Hyatt Award Chart Changes

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Planning out your trips for this year and next year? If a Hyatt hotel is in your future, you’ll want to pay close attention to the World of Hyatt award chart changes.

The new award chart for free nights at Hyatt hotels starts on March 18, 2019, at 11:01 pm CST. 

Here’s the complete list of all Hyatt hotels changing categories and what you should do to save money.

World of Hyatt Award Chart Changes

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You’ll pay more to stay at 130 Hyatt hotels after March 18, 2019. Because that’s when the World of Hyatt award chart changes.

The Points + Cash rate for these hotels are also changing. If the hotel increases a category, so does the points + cash rate.

After March 18, 2019, some hotels will no longer be eligible for a free night.

Hyatt Hotels Increasing in Points

You’ll pay more points to stay at 130 hotels like the Andaz Maui after March 18, 2019

You’ll want to book and lock in the point value for these hotels before the award chart changes. Especially if you’re planning a trip to Bali and the Maldives.

Even places closer to home like Hawaii, Arizona, and Florida are seeing a lot of hotels increasing in category. A higher category means you’ll pay more points for your free night.

Pro-tip: Pay particular attention to the hotels that are moving from Category 4 to 5. Because this means you will no longer be able to use your annual free night from your World of Hyatt card at those hotels.

You don’t have to stay before March 18, 2019. To take advantage of the lower rates you only have to make your reservation by March 18, 2019. So you could book your trip to the Maldives for November 4, 2020 trip now and only pay 25,000 points vs 30,000 points.

Here’s a table of the Hyatt hotels that will cost you more Hyatt points.

The table is arranged alphabetically by city so it’s easier to find the hotel you’re looking for.

HotelCurrent CategoryNew Category on March 18, 2019
Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi56
Hyatt Regency Amsterdam45
Hyatt House at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center34
Hyatt House Anchorage23
Hyatt Place Ann Arbor23
Hyatt Place Athens Downtown23
Hyatt House Atlanta Cobb Galleria12
Hyatt Place Atlanta/Cobb Galleria12
Hyatt House Augusta Downtown34
Hyatt Place Augusta34
Hyatt Regency Bali12
Hyatt House Belmont/Redwood Shores34
Hyatt Regency Bellevue34
Hyatt Place Biloxi23
Hyatt Place Bloomington Indiana23
Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown12
Hyatt House Boston/Burlington23
Hyatt Place Boston/Medford23
Hyatt Regency Boston45
Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street23
Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires56
Park Hyatt Busan45
Carmelo Resort & Spa, The Unbound Collection by Hyatt56
Hyatt Regency Cartagena23
Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana23
Hyatt Regency Changbaishan34
Hyatt House Charleston/Historic District34
Hyatt Place Charleston/Historic District34
Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop34
Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston23
Hyatt Place Chicago – South/University Medical Center34
Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach Resort and Spa56
Hyatt Place Cleveland/Lyndhurst/Legacy Village12
Hyatt Place Cleveland/Westlake/Crocker Park12
Hyatt Regency Cleveland at the Arcade23
Hyatt Place Coconut Point23
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa45
Hyatt Regency Cologne45
Hyatt Place Columbia/Downtown/The Vista23
Andaz Costa Rica Resort at Peninsula Papagayo45
Hyatt House Dallas Las Colinas12
Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa34
Grand Hyatt DFW45
Hyatt Place Delray Beach34
Hyatt Place Detroit/Royal Oak12
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach45
Hyatt Place Dublin/Pleasanton23
Hyatt Regency Dusseldorf34
Hyatt House Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area34
Hyatt Place Emeryville/San Francisco Bay Area34
Hyatt Centric Fishermans Wharf SF45
Hyatt House Fishkill/Poughkeepsie12
Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale 17th Street Convention Center23
Hyatt House Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port23
Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Airport & Cruise Port23
Hyatt Place Fort Myers/At the Forum12
Hyatt Place Fremont/Silicon Valley23
Grand Hyatt Fukuoka34
Hyatt Regency Fukuoka23
Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo56
Hyatt Regency Green Bay12
Hyatt Regency Guam45
Park Hyatt Hamburg45
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui45
Park Hyatt Jeddah Marina, Club and Spa56
Hyatt Regency Kyoto56
Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe56
Hyatt Place Lansing Eastwood Towne Center12
Hyatt Place Long Island/East End34
Hyatt Regency Louisville34
Hyatt Place Madison Downtown23
Park Hyatt Maldives Hadahaa67
Park Hyatt Mallorca56
Hyatt Place Manati23
Hotel Martinez67
Andaz Maui at Wailea Resort67
Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa56
Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya56
Park Hyatt Mendoza23
Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown23
Hyatt House Morristown23
Hyatt Regency Morristown at HQP23
Hyatt Regency Moscow Petrovsky Park23
Hyatt Regency Naha, Okinawa34
Andaz Napa56
Hyatt House Naples/5th Avenue34
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown45
Hyatt Place Novi12
Hyatt House Orlando Universal23
Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal23
Hotel du Louvre (Paris)56
Hyatt Centric Park City56
Hyatt Place Phoenix Chandler-Fashion Center12
Hyatt Place Phoenix/Gilbert12
Hyatt Place Phoenix-Mesa12
Hyatt Place Phoenix-North12
Hyatt Place Pittsburgh-North Shore34
Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort56
Hyatt House Pleasant Hill23
Hyatt House Pleasanton34
Hyatt Place Portland - Old Port34
Hyatt Regency Saipan23
Hyatt Place San Jose/Downtown23
Hyatt House San Jose/Silicon Valley34
Hyatt House San Ramon23
Hyatt House Santa Clara34
Hyatt Regency Santa Clara34
Hyatt Regency Sarasota34
Hyatt Place Saratoga/Malta23
Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort56
Hyatt Place Scottsdale/Old Town23
Grand Hyatt Seattle45
Hyatt at Olive 845
Hyatt House Seattle/Bellevue23
Hyatt House Seattle Downtown34
Hyatt Place Seattle/Downtown34
Hyatt House Scottsdale/Old Town23
Park Hyatt Seoul56
Hyatt Regency Sochi45
Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country34
Hyatt Centric South Beach Miami45
Hyatt Place South Bend/Mishawaka34
Hyatt Place State College34
Hyatt Regency Tashkent23
Hyatt Place Tempe/Phoenix Airport12
Andaz Tokyo Toranomon Hills67
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner Center34
Hyatt Place UC Davis23
Hyatt House Virginia Beach/Oceanfront45
Hyatt Place Washington DC/White House34

Hyatt Hotels Decreasing in Points

Aloha! You’ll pay fewer points when you stay at hotels like the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach after March 18, 2019

Surprisingly, some really great hotels are decreasing in points like the Grand Hyatt Bali, Grand Hyatt Beijing, Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok, and the Andaz Singapore. In the US, the Hyatt Regency Orlando, Andaz San Diego, and Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach will be fewer points after March 18, 2019.

There are 128 hotels that will cost fewer points.

HotelCurrent CategoryNew Category on March 18, 2019
Andaz Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi32
Grand Hyatt Amman32
Hyatt Place Amsterdam Airport32
Hyatt Regency Atlanta32
Hyatt Place Austin Airport21
Hyatt Regency Baku32
Grand Hyatt Bali32
Hyatt Place Baltimore Inner Harbor32
Hyatt Place Baltimore/BWI Airport21
Hyatt Regency Baltimore Inner Harbor43
Hyatt Place Baltimore/Owings Mills21
Grand Hyatt Erawan Bangkok43
Hyatt Place Bangkok Sukhumvit21
Grand Hyatt Beijing43
Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing32
Hyatt Regency Belgrade21
Hyatt Regency Bishkek32
Hyatt Regency Bloomington-Minneapolis32
Hyatt Hotel Canberra - Park Hyatt43
Grand Hyatt Changsha32
Hyatt Place North Charleston21
Grand Hyatt Chengdu32
Hyatt Place Chesapeake/Greenbrier21
Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay54
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile54
Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago54
Hyatt Place Cincinnati/Sharonville Convention Center21
Hyatt Place College Station32
Hyatt Regency Deerfield21
Andaz Delhi43
Hyatt Regency Delhi21
Hyatt Place Dubai/Al Rigga21
Hyatt Place Dubai/Baniyas Square21
Hyatt Regency Dubai32
Hyatt Regency Dushanbe21
Hyatt Regency Ekaterinburg21
Hyatt Place Frankfurt Airport32
Hyatt Regency Fuzhou Cangshan21
Hyatt Place Fair Lawn/Paramus21
Hyatt Centric Goa Candolim21
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress43
Hyatt Regency Greenwich32
Hyatt Centric Guatemala City32
Park Hyatt Hangzhou54
Hyatt House Hartford North/Windsor21
Hyatt Herald Square New York65
Hyatt Regency Hua Hin43
Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport32
Hyatt Place Houston Galleria21
Hyatt House Houston/Galleria21
Hyatt Place Houston-Northwest/CY-Fair21
Hyatt Place Houston/Sugar Land21
Hyatt Place Houston/The Woodlands32
Hyatt Regency Houston32
Hyatt Regency Houston/Galleria32
Hyatt Regency Houston Intercontinental Airport21
Grand Hyatt Istanbul43
Hyatt Regency Istanbul Atakoy32
Hyatt Centric Levent Istanbul32
Park Hyatt Istanbul - Macka Palas54
Hyatt House Jersey City54
Hyatt Regency Jersey City on the Hudson54
Hyatt Regency Jinan21
Hyatt Regency La Jolla43
Jinmao Hotel Lijiang34
Hyatt Regency John Wayne Airport Newport Beach32
Hyatt Regency Kiev54
Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty21
Hyatt Centric La Rosiere65
Hyatt Place Lexington21
Andaz Liverpool Street London65
Grand Hyatt Manila43
Hyatt Place Marlborough Apex Center32
Hyatt Place Melbourne, Essendon Fields32
Hyatt House Mexico City Santa Fe21
Hyatt Place Milford/New Haven21
Hyatt Regency Mission Bay43
Hyatt Centric Montevideo32
Grand Hyatt Mumbai32
Hyatt Regency Mumbai21
Hyatt Place Nashville/Hendersonville21
Hyatt Regency New Orleans43
Grand Hyatt New York65
Hyatt Regency Orlando43
Hyatt Place Page Lake Powell43
Hyatt Regency Paris Charles de Gaulle32
Hyatt Regency Perth

32
Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting21
Hyatt Place Phuket Patong21
Hyatt House Pleasant Grove21
Hyatt Place Provo21
Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro43
Hyatt Place Salt Lake City/Lehi21
Andaz San Diego54
Hyatt House San Diego/Carlsbad32
Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego54
Hyatt Centric San Isidro Lima43
Hyatt Place San Jose Pinares21
Hyatt Place Sao Jose do Rio Preto21
Grand Hyatt Rio de Janeiro43
Hyatt on the Bund, Shanghai43
Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor32
Hyatt House Shanghai Hongqioa CBD21
Hyatt Place Shanghai Hongqioa CBD21
Hyatt Regency Shanghai Jiading21
Hyatt House Shanghai New Hongqiao21
Hyatt Place Shanghai New Hongqiao21
Hyatt Place Shanghai Tianshan Plaza21
Hyatt Regency Sharm El Sheikh21
Hyatt House Shelton21
Hyatt Regency Shenzhen Airport21
Hyatt Place Shenzhen Dongmen21
Park Hyatt Siem Reap43
Andaz Singapore65
Spirit Ridge43
Hyatt Place St George/Convention Center21
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort43
Hyatt Regency Trinidad43
Hyatt Regency Valencia32
Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach54
Andaz Wall Street65
Hyatt Place West London Hayes32
Hyatt Regency Wuhan Optics Valley21
Hyatt Regency Wuxi21
Grand Hyatt Xi'an32
Hyatt Place Yerevan21
Hyatt Place Zhuhai Jinshi21
Park Hyatt Zanzibar54

Get Points Back

If you’ve already booked a stay at one of the hotels that are moving down a category, you can get your points back.

Hyatt will automatically refund you the point difference on stays after March 18, 2019. But play it safe and call just in case. 

What You Should Know

You will have to pay more points if the hotel you’ve booked is increased in point cost and you make a date change. 

Meaning if you change your reservation on March 18, 2019, or later, you’ll pay the new higher point cost. 

Pro-tip: This includes any hotels you’ve booked using a free Category 1 to 4 award night from your Hyatt card.

Get 9X Hyatt Points

Earn 9x Hyatt points per dollar spent at Hyatt hotels when you pay with your World of Hyatt card.

You get 5x points per $1 spent for paid Hyatt stays and an additional 4x points when you pay with your Hyatt card.

There’s currently an up to 50,000 point signup bonus on this card. You can earn 25,000 points after spending $3,000 on purchases in the first 3 months and another 25,000 points after spending a total $6,000 within your first 6 months of having the card. Learn how to apply here.

Conclusion

It’s time to start booking your Hyatt stays because the World of Hyatt award chart changes are out. 

You’ll pay more points to stay at 130 hotels when the new award chart goes into effect on March 18, 2019.

This means you’ll want to carefully review the award chart changes on the tables above and book those hotels now. 

Keep in mind that the Points + Cash rates will also increase.

But the most important detail…which hotels will you no longer be able to use your free night award from your World of Hyatt card. Be sure to lock those in new before the price goes up!

Which hotels are you going to book before the World of Hyatt award chart changes on March 18, 2019?

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