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C’mon…real or fake story you wanna see inside the Ritz Carlton Moscow now
I’m not going to get into politics, but let’s also be honest – the Ritz Carlton Moscow has been thrust to the forefront of all news. If you’re anything like me you googled that bad boy right when this unbelievable story broke, and if you haven’t, here are some pics of what’s becoming one of the most famous hotels in the world. It’s also part of the Marriott family and can redeemed for points! I’ve always wanted to go to Moscow, and the Ritz and Park Hyatt were at the tops of my list. NOW…with watersportsgate I’m even more intrigued.
How many points would it take?
For an entry level room, which is generously sized, 40,000 Marriott Rewards or roughly 13k Starpoints per night, if converted. I don’t think that’s a bad deal at all…in fact, this is a Tier 2 Ritz Carlton hotel. Remember, if you buy 4 you get the 5th free when making award bookings. That could be 5 nights for 160k points. Great deal! I just randomly plugged in dates and saw winter rates starting in the low $300s. Marriott and Ritz offer very lucrative sign up offers through Chase ranging from 80k to 140k and if you carry an Amex Platinum card you can use the transitive property of ballerness to get complimentary Gold status. There are deals to be had, and free ways of staying in the lap luxury, and MAYBE even end up in wikileaks 😉
A video Tour
And then here is the infamous Ritz Carlton Suite – apparently rates are over $10k a night.