The Hilton Honors program has gone through a lot of changes over the past years but there have always been a very small subset of hotels that were incredibly cheap on points. They’re in areas that you would least expect so without further ado, here are the best Hilton Honors hotels that only cost 5,000 points.
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Hilton Hotels for 5000 Points
While the Hilton Honors Category 1 hotels don’t exist anymore, the other sad part of it is that there honestly aren’t many hotels that only cost 5,000 points anymore. Still, let’s point out the ones that you can still find today.
Today, there are really only 2 Hilton hotels left that only cost 5,000 Hilton Honors points so we’ve listed them below.
How to find 5,000 point hotels
Yeah can easily find Hilton hotels that only cost 5,000 points thanks to the Hilton Honors Points explorer tool. You simply pull the slider all the way to the left, where 5,000 is the minimum number of points and click on the button “Discover Destinations”.
The results will start focused on the United States but the map dynamically populates based on which part of the world you’re looking at. All you have to do is click and drag the map around and you’ll see the results change.
For 5,000 Hilton Honors points, unfortunately, you won’t find too many results but if you increase your parameters to say 7,000 points or 10,000 points, you’ll see more.
It’s worth noting that if you type in a new destination into the “Where to?” field, you’ll go back to regular search.
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What happened to categories?
You’ll notice that all mention of categories have been removed by Hilton. This is because they’ve completely gone away with them. In fact, they’ve gone away with award charts completely.
This means that the number of points it takes to book a room is dynamically priced based on supply and demand. In simple terms, if it’s high season, it’ll cost more and if it’s low season, fewer points are required.
1 – Hilton Garden Inn Tuxtla Gutierrez
This is only one of two remaining Hilton properties that is consistently 5,000 Hilton Honors points per night. When looking at their availability calendar, it is 5,000 points all year round.
This modern Hilton Garden Inn is located on the main boulevard and bordered by a plaza, banks and restaurants. The neighbourhood itself is a commercial district but is only 10 minutes from downtown.
2 – Hampton by Hilton Yopal
This is the second of two hotels that are only 5,000 Hilton Honors points. Similar to the Hilton Garden Inn Tuxtla Gutierrez, this property is 5,000 points all-year round.
Located in the Altos de Manare area of Yopal, Colombia, this hotel is situated in a business park area and is only 5 minutes from downtown. You’ll enjoy the brightly colored and modern Hampton that comes with everything you expect – free breakfast, wifi, comfortable beds, friendly service, fridges in the room, and as you can tell, a hot tub on the roof.
Frequently Asked Questions
The most enticing property on the list of hotels that only cost 5,000 Hilton Honors points is the Hilton Garden Tuxtla Gutierrez in Mexico.
If you’re looking for the full list of hotels that only cost 5,0000 points, simply head to the Hilton Honors Points Explorer tool and use their filter.
In recent changes to the Hilton Honors program, they’ve replaced the idea of categories in favor of a dynamic pricing system. This means that the cost of a hotel in points/night will change based on supply and demand.
Sadly there aren’t many Hilton properties that are only 5,000 points since they’ve gone to dynamic pricing and gotten rid of Category 1 and fixed pricing charts.
There are only two properties left standing but these are high value properties that will feel like they’re practically free.
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