I guess Hyatt thinks so. The startpoint/AMEX combo does not offer the best points currency/rewards card pair out there. Still waiting for ONE positive comment about this new program. PS you are going to be sorely disappointed when you see what free unlimited upgrades really means. Following that, I’d suppose they bring their kids, who are, at least subject to interpretation, still included. It is set back from the main road and requires each car to pass through their security gate. © 2021 THE POINTS GUY, LLC. Hyatt | World of Hyatt - Grand Cypress Regency (Orlando) REVIEW - MASTER THREAD - Originally Posted by gabbygrrl I am staying there next month and I'm debating on a car rental or using Lyft/Uber. Certain World of Hyatt benefits are only experienced once the member has arrived at a participating property (e.g., complimentary internet). As for me, I love it when a company is smart enough to realize someone is gaming their generosity and do something about it. The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. You’re probably still reeling from the election and out protesting about how Trump isn’t “your” president. Please proceed to the redirected site. See 7,672 traveler reviews, 3,539 candid photos, and great deals for Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, ranked #32 of 370 hotels in Orlando and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Address: 1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836. Contrast that with unlimited exec lounge/club access for MR and HHonors Golds, and you get the picture. @Travis – No one qualified for Diamond status at Hyatt because they thought they could have 4 adults for breakfast. This downgrade doesn’t impact me personally at all, but it is hardly the closing of a loophole; it’s a change in policy, as Travis points out. The free night awards are valid for 180 days from the date they’re issued. Hyatt is one of the world’s best hotel brands with a global portfolio of more than 500 hotels and resorts across 12 distinctive brands. To book an award or join World of Hyatt, please call 1 800 304 9288 or your nearest worldwide reservation center. Enjoy spacious resort-style rooms and suites, a pool and waterslide, and the Marilyn Monroe spa. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Walk Through Tour Part 1 - February 2019 Are these posts intended just for free loaders and point redeemers or actual business people who travel to get work done and fly premium to arrive for a revenue generating meeting 4 hrs after landing (after a 26 hrs flying)? My current hotel loyalty program strategy. This is not the best time to travel, domestically or internationally, as airlines have cut major parts of their route networks. And there is no more 2500 points if the club is closed? But relying on a hotel “to do the right thing” versus having it explicitly promised in the terms is still a devaluation. How ridiculous to mention obama care. The second (and perhaps more reliable) way for Globalists to enjoy suites is by securing them in advance using complimentary suite upgrade awards. Take a break in 360 square feet, with a king Hyatt Grand Bed™ and sleeper sofa. I look forward to the new program and the new benefits that come with it. Since as you mentioned this is a fringe situation where there is actually 4 adults in a room, I can’t see this really being a problem Travis… I appreciate the clarification on this rule. kubear — Thanks for sharing your experience. Does that change to only 2 adults under Glob? The World of Hyatt account system is offline for maintenance. As noted above, many hotels, particularly in Asia, have defined anyone over 12 (or even 10) as an adult, so people will be paying adult prices for child size breakfasts. With every other program going in the toilet, they could’ve been the single program to stand out and therefore, grab LOTS of business from the other chains. Please view our advertising policy page for more information. The 323 to 388 square feet standard rooms are decently appointed with a small sitting area, minibar facilities, and a marble bathroom. I have my 97-yr-old mother with me at Hyatt Clearwater this weekend to ride out the last of my Diamond status. How is that going to be proved? Unfortunately, we couldn’t use most of these amenities because we were busy in the parks every day. Just about the only time you won’t get free, full breakfast at a Hyatt property as a Globalist is if the hotel has a club lounge. Globalist status: 60 qualifying nights or 100,000 base points (equivalent to $20,000 of spend) The Milestone Rewards are as follows: 1. Featured photo by Zach Griff/The Points Guy. On the Rocks is situated along Lake Windsong, offering views of the lagoon pool and beach. I just requalified for Globalist through Feb 2019. CARD HIGHLIGHTS: 2X points on all travel and dining, points transferrable to over a dozen travel partners. Breakfast at the Hyatt Grand Cypress. Many of the credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. Each of these can be used to take a standard room reservation booked with points or cash (or eligible rates) all the way up to a standard suite reservation for no extra fee on up to a seven-night stay. Some Hyatt properties even let you enjoy the complimentary breakfast via room service at no additional cost, which is the ultimate treat in my book. Do not understand World of Hyatt thought process at all. Book Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando on Tripadvisor: See 7,672 traveller reviews, 3,539 candid photos, and great deals for Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, ranked #32 of 370 hotels in Orlando and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. With Hyatt Globalist status, you can spread out using suite upgrades, fill up on complimentary breakfast for the whole family, enjoy lounge access, waived resort fees, free parking, bonus points and more. There are a few ways to get Hyatt Globalist status. First, we are all children of our parents no matter our age. I would like to subscribe to The Points Guy newsletters and special email promotions. To be clear, the new program doesn’t start until March 1, so you were still under Gold Passport. Hyatt reserves the right to alter or withdraw these packages at any time. Prenota Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando su Tripadvisor: consulta le recensioni di 7.671 viaggiatori che sono stati al Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress (n.33 su 370 hotel a Orlando) e guarda 3.539 foto delle stanze! For example, a junior or regular suite will probably say “this is a standard suite”, while a specialty or Presidential Suite won’t carry that language, and thus won’t be accessible simply by using a suite upgrade certificate. The age of majority (18 in 47 states) defines adulthood. I’ve been digging into the World of Hyatt program lately as it’s about to launch on March 1. As you get close, the reward is yanked away from you. Seemingly no one will ban that user. We will be back shortly. Maybe it’s about Hyatt realizing Gary’s belly was getting way out of control since he’d use up 4 breakfasts every time. You can also use additional points or cash to book lounge access rooms, when available. Now $118 (Was $̶2̶1̶1̶) on Tripadvisor: Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando. Used points, waived valet parking and resort fee, 4pm checkout. Along with the Hyatt Regency, two IHG hotels not too far from Disney World are worth considering. I’ve talked to enough Hyatt managers to know that the breakfast benefit is not abused as indicated by several commenters. Book with us today. Book Direct: Hyatt Check Other Rates: Booking.com, Orbitz, Priceline Read More Reviews: TripAdvisor Award Category for Using Points: Hyatt Category 4 Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Review Restaurants near Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando on Tripadvisor: Find traveler reviews and candid photos of dining near Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida. Discoverist status: 10 qualifying nights or 25,000 base points (equivalent to $5,000 of spend) 2. All World of Hyatt Credit Card cardholders will also earn nights toward elite status faster at a rate of three elite nights for every $5,000 charged from April 15 to June 30. Lol let DCS troll on. People qualified last year expecting breakfast for 4 adults this year. How dare Hyatt close that loophole and not allow people like you to game it!! In the first week, and it is becoming very apparent that the elimination of bonus points for “Diamonds” on the Diamond Amenity will over the course of the year yield significantly less points to use on free stays. Perhaps this is a way for the accounting books and costs at the higher end Andaz and Parks to look more attractive to the possible new owners without the costs of the diamond loyalty guests on a cost per guess say ratio. The least likely scenario then is a Diamond guest traveling with two or three other adults in the same room. Your task, as another commenter and not the blog host, is to challenge (coherently, if that’s even possible) the content of my comments. I don’t take a big issue with this change but I am disappointed in how four 7-day Club Passes are supposed to work for Explorists — instead of allowing club access OR restaurant breakfast (like the Diamond->Globalist perk), this will NOT give restaurant breakfast at properties without a club lounge. This adds about $90 per day with 14 and 16 children at hotels without club lounges. BTW, for those that have said to others that bring real critical analysis go find another program, just remember from a long-time (decade) Diamond member, these negative effects on Diamonds will negatively affect ALL of you in the end. That's $750 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®. Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay: Impressed Globalist - See 4,049 traveller reviews, 1,438 candid photos, and great deals for Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay at Tripadvisor. Starting March 1, top-tier Globalists will receive breakfast for up to two adults and two children rather than four adults. Some reward their most loyal customers much more handsomely than others. Any upgrade for you as Globalist? I can write about anything I damn please. CHICAGO (December 18, 2020) – Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of the 1,600-room Grand Hyatt Jeju in South Korea, the largest Hyatt hotel in Asia Pacific. About TravisTravis has been playing in the world of miles and points for over a decade. Mark my words; well, the few who will actually make globalist should mark my words . So I took two certificates and gave two back. The Villas of Grand Cypress is now Evermore Orlando Resort.. But I’m also sure that some will choose to push the issue — particularly those that have tried to play games with the Diamond breakfast in the past. If it’s a suite, it’s completely understandable that four people could be staying there. Hyatt Globalists can can use their points to book an award stay for someone else, and all of the in-hotel benefits the Globalist would normally enjoy (such as free breakfast, waived fees and suite upgrade eligibility, among others) will transfer. You’re told that if you save your miles, there’s a reward at the end of the rainbow. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Staff served the additional small person and just ignored them for billing purposes. I spend a lot of money with Hyatt because I appreciate the décor of the hotels, the service and the added benefits as a Diamond. Starting March 1, top-tier Globalists will receive breakfast for up to two adults and two children rather than four adults. Hyatt | World of Hyatt - Mattress Run for Hyatt Globalist in 2022 - Many U.S. Hyatts making MR very easy now-low LT rates, discretionary housekeeping, many with free or discount parking. And if you have the legacy Hyatt Visa (no longer available to new applicants), which doesn’t normally get you closer to elite status, you’ll now earn two elite nights for every $5,000 charged during this period. Travel in the Time of COVID: The news, resources, & information you need. Grand Hyatt Athens (Greece) Grand Hyatt Athens Grand Suite Acropolis View with 1 King Bed. 4 adults in one room? Thank you for this post. Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay: Impressed Globalist - See 4 011 traveller reviews, 1,431 candid photos, and great deals for Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay at Tripadvisor. Google Maps Link. Upgrade was to high Class action suite time!! Google Maps Link. Editorial Note: Opinions expressed here are the author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, airlines or hotel chain, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed by any of these entities. While we do try to list all the best miles and points deals, the site does not include all card companies or credit card offers available in the marketplace. *Bonus value is an estimated value calculated by TPG and not the card issuer. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress. It boggles my mind as to why they are transitioning the program in mid-year. What bothers me most about the change is the absolute radio silence after the Jeff Z reddit program. Also increasing the annual nights requirement from 50 to 60 will result in less, not more, Diamond equivalent Globalists. Changes without notice renege on that deal. That’s the “tips” and “tricks” part. And creating confusion for families? They have their own convention center with ample space and rooms. As for Gary’s first comment, maybe he’s wrong too. Are you 19 and on spring break? That said, assuming you can get to 60 nights per year, there are some things to like about the new program. Book Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando on Tripadvisor: See 7,668 traveler reviews, 3,539 candid photos, and great deals for Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, ranked #33 of 370 hotels in Orlando and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor. At one time or another he has held status on just about every major domestic airline and hotel program. That’s not at all like the free breakfast you get by being a Hyatt Globalist. Unfortunate. Some properties charge a fee of a few dollars for the evening drinks, while others don’t. There are gift shops and stores for quick "on the go" meals. These upgrades are technically no longer earned just because you’re a Hyatt Globalist, but they still come a byproduct of earning the status. Hyatt didn’t tell anyone this was going to be the case until most people had either already re-qualified or were most of the way there. Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress One Grand Cypress Boulevard Orlando, Florida, USA 32836 Tel: +1 407 239 1234. Not all Hyatt properties have club lounges, but you’ll most frequently find them at some Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt properties. Also, keep in mind that, though most of us aren’t traveling right now, Hyatt has announced that elite status earned in 2020 that would normally expire in February of 2021 won’t actually expire until February of 2022, giving you even more time to enjoy (and fall in love with) the benefits. Not by a long shot. It seems as though the quotes around child are an acknowledgement that this is going to be a point of contention. From free full breakfast, to suite upgrades, late checkout, waived resort fees, bonus points and more, Hyatt Globalist status is a hotel elite status absolutely worth having if you can find a way to make it happen. 20 qualifying nights or 35,000 base points — earn 2 club loun… World of Hyatt breakfast. So question, right now everyone registered in the room gets club access if a Diamond. Can an older couple bring their two adult children to breakfast with them? 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