Reader Question: Marriott Bonvoy Elite Benefits Change At Courtyard Hotels?


A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding the daily F&B credit for Platinum and higher members who stay at Courtyards hotels in the United States, Canada, and the EU?

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There appears to be confusion between what is displayed on the Marriott Elite Benefit Guarantees page and the program T&Cs.

Elite Benefits Guarantees:

Program T&Cs:

I have been in touch with the Marriott spokesperson, who has confirmed that there is a mistake in the Elite Benefits Guarantees page and that the $10 daily credit applies to the Guest + 1. The page is updated in due course.

Marriott’s Elite Benefit Guarantees:

Marriott Bonvoy Elite Member Benefit Guarantees Reinstated January 11, 2021


You should always book Courtyard hotels in the United States, Canada, and the EU for two to get $20 in F&B credits daily.

Courtyard Hotels in Asia are much more upscale and practically full-service hotels, some with executive lounges and lavish breakfasts. I am not sure why the brand is so depressing in most North America, with few exceptions.