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Marriott Luminous Enhanced Program Benefit: Which Hotels Participate?

I previously wrote an article on the new Marriott STARS and Marriott Luminous Programs and how these value-added programs can help travelers find more value for their money.  

I've booked quite a few guests using these programs and have received a lot inquiries since its debut on rates, perks, amenities and how it all works, but one question that kept coming up (especially for the Luminous program) is which hotels participate in this program?
Marrriott  STARS & Luminous Program Benefits
To recap, Marriot STARS brands include:
  • Ritz-Carlton
  • Ritz-Carlton Reserve
  • St. Regis
  • The Luxury Collection
  • Bvlgari 
  • Edition 

The STARS program offers these exclusive benefits when booking an eligible rate through an eligible travel advisor: 
  • Complimentary Breakfast
    • Full or continental breakfast (hotel's choice), at venue designated by hotel, for up to 2 guests per room.
  • Welcome Amenity and Note 
    • Complimentary customized welcome amenity, activity or service
  • Hotel Credit
    • A one-time hotel credit per stay valued at $100 
  • Complimentary basic Wi-Fi.
  • Early check-in/late check-out, when available.
  • First priority for requested room category, bed type, rollaways and connecting rooms.
  • Upgrade, if available, at time of check in.
There are also benefits that travel advisors can utilize including access to property sales with rapid response times and other benefits.

Marriott Luminous brands include: 
  • Westin 
  • Marriott
  • W Hotels
  • JW Marriott
  • Autograph Collection Hotels
  • Le Meridien
  • Renaissance Hotels
  • Tribute Portfolio

One thing to note is that not all of these brands participate, it is left to the individual hotel if they participate in the Luminous Program and at what level.  For example, not all Westin hotels participate in the program, with the same being said for the other Luminous brands

The Luminous program offers these exclusive benefits when booking an eligible rate through an eligible travel advisor: 
  • Complimentary Breakfast - continental or full breakfast for two
  • Welcome Amenity & Note- a personalized welcome amenity that reflects the personality of the hotel and the destination.
  • Complimentary Room Upgrade - a VIP upgrade to the next room category, upon availability.
  • Early check-in/late check-out, based on availability.
  • Enhanced amenity at select hotels of a $100 hotel/resort credit 
  • Complimentary basic Wi-Fi
Most Marriott STARS properties are typically also affiliated with Virtuoso Travel (offers similar value-added benefits), but not all of them.  By incorporating more brands into the STARS program and adding a second-tier Luminous program, there are even more properties available that offer guests great value-added amenities and benefits.


Participating hotels from the following luxury brands:
The Ritz-Carlton, St Regis, The Luxury Collection, Bvlgari, Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Edition

Full-service hotels across luxury and premium brands:
W, JW Marriott, Autograph Collections

Plus participating hotels from Marriott Hotels, Westin, Le Méridien, Renaissance, Tribute Portfolio
Complimentary Daily breakfast for two people
Room Upgrade
Priority for complimentary room upgrade
(based on availability upon arrival)
Early Check-in/Late Check-Out
Based on Availability
Complimentary Wi-Fi daily
100 USD Hotel Credit
All STARS hotels
Participating hotels in this category offer a hotel credit once per stay valued at 100 USD in addition to the standard Luminous amenities
Welcome Amenity & Note
Personalized welcome amenity customized for each client
Indigenous welcome amenity representing local area

Marriott Luminous Hotels Offering the Enhanced Program Benefit

The Marriott STARS & Luminous participating hotel directory is comprised of 571 hotels worldwide.

As of February 2020, the following Marriott hotels are a part of the Luminous Program that offer the Enhanced Program Benefit, broken down into hotels in the United States by State and hotels Worldwide by Country.  

The Enhanced Program Benefit is a $100 hotel credit, similar to the STARS program benefit.

Marriott Luminous Enhanced Program Benefit hotels in the United States include:

  • The Grand Hotel Golf Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
  • The Guild Hotel, San Diego, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
  • The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
  • W Hollywood
  • W Los Angeles - West Beverly Hills
  • Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
  • W Aspen
District Of Columbia
  • W Washington D.C.
  • JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa
  • W Fort Lauderdale
  • W Miami
  • W South Beach
  • W Atlanta - Buckhead
  • W Atlanta - Midtown
  • W Atlanta – Downtown
  • Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Autograph Collection
  • Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Autograph Collection
  • Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
  • JW Marriott New Orleans
  • W New Orleans - French Quarter
  • W Boston
  • The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Autograph Collection
New York
  • W New York - Times Square
  • W New York – Union Square
  • The Adolphus, Autograph Collection
  • W Austin
  • W Seattle
Hotels Worldwide that offer the Marriott Luminous Enhanced Program Benefit include:

  • Pier One Sydney Harbour, Autograph Collection
  • W Bogota
Costa Rica
  • El Mangroove, Autograph Collection
  • JW Marriott Guanacaste Resort & Spa
  • W Costa Rica - Reserva Conchal
  • Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, Autograph Collection
  • The Westin Paris - Vendôme
French Polynesia
  • Le Méridien Bora Bora
  • W Bali - Seminyak
  • JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa
  • The Pantheon Iconic Rome Hotel, Autograph Collection
  • The Westin Excelsior, Rome
  • JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa
  • JW Marriott Hotel Mexico City
  • W Punta de Mita
  • JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach
  • The Westin Singapore
  • W Singapore - Sentosa Cove
  • The Westin Palace, Madrid
  • W Barcelona
  • W Ibiza
  • W Verbier
Taiwan, China
  • W Taipei
  • W Koh Samui
United Arab Emirates
W Dubai - The Palm
United Kingdom
  • JW Marriott Grosvenor House London
  • London Marriott Hotel County Hall
  • London Marriott Hotel Park Lane
  • W London
  • JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay Resort & Spa
Virgin Islands (British)
  • Scrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina, Autograph Collection
Book Your Stay at a Marriott Luminous Hotel
If you're planning a stay at any of the above mentioned hotels and are paying for your stay (not using Marriott Bonvoy points), then be sure to send me a message for quotes, travel tips, special Luminous promotions available and more!
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Here is a sampling of some great Marriott STARS and Luminous hotels: