Hotel News Now was reporting yesterday that the owner of eight hotels in Europe, of which four are Marriott affiliated will change in 2020.
Dedica Anthology, part of Autograph Collection, hotels in Rome, Budapest, Prague, and Venice will become part of NH Collection, NH Hotels, or Anantara.
You can access Marriott Bonvoy here.
Note that it is unclear when these four hotels will end their Marriott Bonvoy affiliation. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2020.
Here are the hotels changing ownership:
- Rome – Palazzo Naiadi, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection
- Budapest – New York Palace, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection
- Prague – Carlo IV, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection
- Venice – Grand Hotel Dei Dogi, The Dedica Anthology, Autograph Collection
- Nice – Plaza Nice – closed for renovation
- Budapest – New York Residence – non-affiliated
- Florence – Palazzo Gaddi – closed for renovation
- Venice – Hotel Bellini – non-affiliated
If the deal goes through in the first half and there are no penalties for these hotels to drop the Marriott affiliation, they may exit the Marriott Bonvoy program quite swiftly.
Readers that are considering to book any of the four participating hotels either using points or cash should perhaps find other options if the stay doesn’t take place in the next few months. Usually, when the reflagging takes place, the paid reservations are honored while the award ones often not. Elite members are not eligible for additional tier benefits once the hotels have excited Marriott system.
I have stayed at two of these hotels in Venice and Prague. They were unique but wasn’t overly satisfied with the stays (the Prague one was so-so).