The Marriott Bonvoy Excellent New Promotion for 2023 is Here

Marriott Hotels has launched their nights and points promotion for the first part of 2023, and for the first time in a long time, it’s a good one. In the past, the promotions have been lackluster at best. Considering that elite status wasn’t extended for many people after the Covid-19 extensions, this is an amazing way to get Elite status with Marriott even faster.

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Earn Twice Each Night

No special requirements, no counting nights, no complicated stay requirements. This is one of Marriott’s best promotions and easiest to decipher. 

For every paid night between February 7 and April 23 you get 1,000 bonus points and 1 additional Elite Night Credit, plain and simple. That means that if you have 15 paid nights in the earning period, you’ll earn 15 nights from your stays, 15 additional nights from the promotion, and 15,000 points bonus points on top of whatever other points you’d normally earn.

Limited-time offer: Earn bonus points and Elite Night Credits.

  • Register now, then earn from February 7 through April 23, 2023. Registration ends April 9, 2023.
  • Get 1,000 bonus points and 1 additional Elite Night Credit on each eligible paid night — all with no earning limits.
  • Achieve Elite status and elevated benefits faster with twice the Elite Night Credits.
  • Redeem your bonus points for free nights, unrivaled Marriott Bonvoy Momentsâ„¢ experiences, and so much more.

Here’s the Terms and Conditions of the promotion, bolding is my own:

Registration of your Marriott Bonvoy® account is required. Marriott Bonvoy members who register for this promotion by April 9, 2023, will earn 1,000 bonus points per eligible paid night, plus one bonus Elite Night Credit per eligible paid night, during the 75-night promotion earning period. The promotion earning period is for eligible paid nights completed between February 7, 2023, and April 23, 2023, at participating Marriott Bonvoy properties. Only eligible paid stays completed after registration and during the promotion earning period will qualify toward the promotion. Award redemption stay nights including Cash + Points Awards, Free Night Awards, or a points redemption are not eligible for the promotion. Rates available through most third-party online retailers and select travel agency rates do not qualify for this promotion (“Non-Qualifying Rateâ€). Stays at Homes & Villas by Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott Executive Apartments®, and owner-occupied weeks at Marriott Vacation Club®, Marriott Grand Residence Club®, Sheraton Vacation Club®, Westin Vacation Club®, The Ritz-Carlton Club®, St. Regis Residence Club® and Luxury Collection Residence Club, are not eligible for bonus points or bonus Elite Night Credits for this promotion. Only one room at one property per night is counted toward a member’s nights for the promotion. The 1,000 bonus points per eligible paid night and one bonus Elite Night Credit per eligible paid night will be awarded to the member’s account within 7 business days after checkout and will post with the stay. Elite Night Credits will count only toward the status year in which they are posted. A member who elects to earn miles is not eligible for this promotion. For a list of current participating Marriott Bonvoy properties, visit All Marriott Bonvoy terms and conditions apply. See more information. Visit or call 888-MARRIOTT (888-627-7468) for complete details.

Note that if you’re on a reward night or you’re offsetting the cost of your stay with cash + points, those stays won’t count. Also, if you’re staying at any one of the clubs, residences, or apartments, those stays won’t count either.

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How To Get Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status Fast

The requirements for Marriott Bonvoy Elite status are very easy to calculate. As a reminder, here’s what it takes to get to each level of Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status:

  • Silver Elite Status = 10 nights
  • Gold Elite Status = 25 nights
  • Platinum Elite Status = 50 nights
  • Titanium Elite Status = 75 nights
  • Ambassador Elite Status = 100 nights and $23,000 in annual spend

If you can manage to front load a lot of your stays during this promotion, you can cut those requirements in half. Staying 25 nights net you a total of 50 elite nights, gaining you Platinum Elite status for the rest of this year and all of the next.

Stay only 13 nights and you’ll get Gold status, entitling you to a 2pm late checkout, bonus points on every stay, and a room upgrade if available.

What are the Benefits of Marriott Bonvoy Elite Status? 

Making the most of your stay means having elite status at hotel chains. Marriott Bonvoy is very generous with their Elite status benefits, especially once you’re at Platinum at above. 

Silver Elite Status

While it doesn’t provide much, you will get bonus points, free Wi-Fi, and access to special member rates.

Gold Elite Status

Late check out until 2pm, 25% bonus points on every stay, and room upgrades come with this 2nd tier status

Platinum ElitÄ™ Status

Here’s where things start to get good. Your bonus points double to 50%, upgrades to and including suites are unlocked, and you’ll get a welcome gift. Typically that gift will be points or breakfast (hint, choose breakfast)

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Titanium Elite Status

While not a huge difference over Platinum status, you’ll now earn 75% bonus points, while your upgrade and arrival gift remains the same. You should get preferential treatment over Platinums at properties however.

Ambassador Elite Status

The most elite and exclusive level of Marriott Bonvoy Elite status, you’ll get a personal ambassador to help you with all your stays and needs. Also, you have access to Your24, where you can decide the hour of your check in and check out, allowing you the ability to check in late and check out late as well.

How to Sign Up for the Marriott Bonvoy Promotion

If you’re logged into your Marriott Bonvoy account, head over to the promotions section of your account and you’ll see it there. Otherwise, head to this link directly to sign up for the promotion.

Bottom Line

This promotion from Marriott Bonvoy is undoubtedly one of the best in a long time. Earn double elite night credits and 1,000 points per paid night during the entire promotion period. If you were considering a Marriott hotel for the next few months, don’t miss signing up for this promotion to lock in your elite status early.

Author: Jon Nickel-D'Andrea

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