Step 5Choice Hotel Status Match

Using our Hilton Honors Gold level, we can status match to Choice Hotel Platinum Elite which is their second highest level behind their Diamond Elite level (we assume that Hilton Honors Diamond would match Choice Hotel diamond but have not tried yet). To complete this status match, head on over to Choice Hotel Membership Level Status Match Page and follow the information on that page to email for members in the United States.

Requesting Your Choice Hotel Status Match

Please check the image to the right for other country emails and information needed in order to successfully complete the upgrade:

Once you send the email over to Choice Hotel’s status match customer service department, you can expect to get a response back from them within 3-5 business days with a confirmation of a successful status match.
Wed, Feb 20, 2019, 2:27 PM

Dear ___________,

Congratulations! Based on your elite level with HHonors Rewards, you have been upgraded to a Choice Privileges® Elite Platinum member; the highest level awarded under our Status Match program. Your new elite status will remain in effect until December 31st of 2019. After this date, you must qualify for elite status each calendar year by staying with Choice Hotels. The more you stay, the higher status you can earn.

Our Choice Privileges® rewards program has three levels of elite membership: Gold, Platinum, and Diamond. To reach Gold status, you must stay 10-nights per calendar year. Platinum status requires 20-nights stayed per calendar year, and Diamond status requires 40-nights stayed per calendar year.

As an Elite Platinum member, you will begin earning a 25% bonus on the standard points earned for any eligible stays. Any applicable bonus points will be awarded to the one room you occupy. An extended booking window for rewards nights is another great bonus now available to you. As an Elite Platinum member, you can book rewards nights up to 100-days in advance.

For additional information regarding out Elite status levels and their respective benefits, please feel free to visit our website at Don’t forget to download the Choice Hotels Mobile App where you’ll never miss a chance to book your next stay! With an online account, you can view your membership card, redeem points for rewards nights, view point balances, as well as your upcoming and previous stays.

John Gerald
Email Resolution Desk

Perks that Come with Your Choice Hotel Platinum Elite Member Level

It is important to note that your status match with Choice Hotel will stay in effect for the entire year. For example, if you status match in February, your elite status will last until the end of the year in December. After the expiration date, you must qualify for elite status again each calendar year. Some of the extra perks that come with your new Platinum Elite Status at Choice Hotel are:

Choice Hotel Brands You Can Use Your Choice Hotel Platinum Elite Status

Another important note that once you complete the Choice Hotel Status Match to their Platinum Elite Member Level, this status level will apply to the rest of their brands which include:
  • Ascend Hotel Collection
  • Cambria Hotels
  • Comfort
  • Sleep Inn
  • Clarion
  • Clarion Pointe
  • Quality Inn
  • MainStay Suites Extended Stay
  • Woodspring Suites
  • Suburban Extended Stay Hotel
  • EconoLodge
  • Rodeway Inn

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