This post compares Hyatt and Starwood brands average room rates to see if there is a significant competitive advantage to Hyatt or Starwood for the frequent guest loyal to one or the other hotel chain.
Hyatt Hotels and Starwood Hotels are hotel loyalty competitors for similar types of business and leisure traveler guests who desire upscale and upper upscale hotel stays. The hotel loyalty programs allow these frequent guests to earn points for free nights. Both hotel chains offer a number of luxury hotels in their chain’s portfolio for discount hotel rates through award stays.
The primary difference between these two hotel chains is size. Starwood Hotels listed 1,180 properties on its 2014-Q1 investor report. Hyatt lists 554 properties. Starwood lists 14 Vacation Ownership timeshare properties and Hyatt lists 25 residential and vacation properties.
Starwood Hotels 2014 Q1 Average Daily Rates
- Starwood Hotels Systemwide ADR = $174.63
- Sheraton $151.61 (433 hotels)
- Westin $187.06 (198 hotels)
- St. Regis (31 hotels) /Luxury Collection (87 hotels) $315.09
- Le Meridien (95 hotels) $186.14
- W Hotels (45 hotels) $293.70
- Four Points (182 hotels) $113.93
- Aloft (80 hotels) $110.49
- Element (11 hotels) no ADR data
Hyatt Hotels 2014 Q1 Average Daily Rates
- Hyatt Hotels Systemwide ADR = $182.04
- Park Hyatt $363.11 (28 hotels) 32
- Andaz $270.93 (9 hotels) 11
- Grand Hyatt $241.02 (37 hotels) 40
- Hyatt $166.38 (28 hotels) 39
- Hyatt Regency $174.46 (138 hotels) 150
- Hyatt Place $111.13 (170 hotels) 197
- Hyatt House $129.65 (54 hotels) 58
- Hyatt All-Inclusive Ziva and Zilara (2 hotels) No ADR data.
- Note: average daily rate is based on (hotels) and number following is the total number of hotels in the brand. ADR data presented in Hyatt Hotels financial report is limited to (hotels). Systemwide ADR is my estimate based on data.