The 17 Best Kimpton Hotels, USA in 2021
FAQs: Kimpton / IHG Hotels and Awards
What are the standard Kimpton benefits?
Kimpton hotels are known for their attention to design as well as their on-site perks, including a free happy hour with wine or spirits, free coffee or tea in the morning in the lobby, and in-room amenities such as as luxury bathrobes, yoga mats and free bicycle rentals.
Additionally, all Kimpton properties are pet-friendly, and guests are welcome to bring their pets, regardless of size, weight, and breed, at no additional charge.
Do all Kimpton locations have a service charge?
While many of the inclusions mentioned above are standard, they often incur a service charge. Most Kimpton properties charge a daily resort or amenity fee which is charged per room, per night, and depending on the property, can cover things like valet parking, beach chairs and towels, or lessons of fitness. Each Kimpton hotel site has an FAQ section describing the details of its resort fees.
What are some of the benefits of being an IHG Rewards member?
There are four levels of IHG Rewards membership: Club, Gold Elite, Platinum Elite, and Inner Circle.
Membership is free and the lowest Club level membership provides members with free internet access at all Kimpton properties, dining exclusives, and in-room spa credit where applicable. For more information on each reward level, see the IHG Rewards site.
What are the typical starting levels for redeeming points for a hotel stay?
Members earn 10 points for every dollar spent at Kimpton properties on direct bookings, and guests can redeem rewards from 10,000 points. Rewards pricing is dynamic and depends on hotel location, high and low seasons, and room availability.
Reward members can expect a range of 40,000 to 70,000+ points per night for a Kimpton property. Rewards earned at Kimpton properties can be used at any hotel in the IHG family, and there are no blackout dates.
To determine what redemption points are needed, use the property locator on the IHG Rewards booking site, which provides specific points at the time of booking.