This offer is only for new enrollees of Marriott Rewards. One free night certificate for a category 1 to 4 hotel will be earned after two hotel stays between May 1 and July 31, 2010. The fine print says the free night certificate will be deposited electronically in your account about four weeks after the promotion ends. Awards often post more quickly than the promotion fine print suggests, but be prepared to wait until the end of August 2010 for your free night certificate.
The free night certificate is valid for any category 1 to 4 hotel in the Marriott hotel brands of J.W. Marriott, Marriott, Marriott Vacation Club, Courtyard, Residence Inn, Renaissance, SpringHill Suites,TownePlace Suites, Candlewood Suites, or Fairfield Inn. The free night certificate should be easy to use, even though it is not valid for the upper category hotels. Marriott Rewards designates each hotel in a points award category 1 to 8, however, 85% of the 3,300 hotels in the Marriott chain are in categories 1 to 4.