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Along with knowledge and experience, one of the perks of getting older is that you become eligible for discounts on many purchases, including hotel and motel stays. We’ve researched and compiled a list of more than 100 hotel brands that offer discounted rates to seniors, complete with age requirements and booking instructions. We’ve also included information on which hotels offer the best overall senior discounts, as well as the best options for travelers under 60 years of age.
To add value to each stay, we recommend joining the loyalty program for your selected hotel. Perks like free breakfast, free bottled water, or free wi-fi are included with many hotel rewards memberships. You also earn points good toward free stays, gift cards, free merchandise, and more. All programs are free to join and take only a few minutes to sign up.
Best senior hotel discounts at a glance
Below is a quick list of the best overall options for senior hotel rates. Hotels listed here offer senior discounts of up to 15% or more.
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Best senior hotel discounts for guests under 60
Travelers 50-55 years of age can receive senior discounts at the following hotels:
– Caesars Entertainment properties: 50 years of age and older.
– Best Western, Hilton, and Extended Stay America: 55 years of age and older.
If you’re 55 or older you can save up to 15% with Best Western’s senior discount, and some locations also include free breakfast. Reserve your room from this page on the Best Western website and make sure AARP / Senior is selected in the Rates drop-down list on the booking form.
Earn points redeemable for free stays and services, bonus points, exclusive rates, and more when you join the Best Western Rewards program.
Caesars Rewards has one of the most generous senior discounts, with savings up to 30% on hotel stays for guests 50 and older. Senior rates are available at numerous properties in the Caesars portfolio, including Harrah’s, Caesars Palace, Circus Circus, The Rio, and many more. You must verify your identity using ID.me to receive the discount.
Choice Hotels / Radisson
The Choice Hotels discount for seniors is up to 10% off if you’re 60 or older and is valid for all Choice brands. When booking your room on the Choice Hotels website, select Senior / AARP from the Special Rates drop-down list on the booking form.
Radisson Hotels offers a senior discount of up to 10% off regular rates. The special rates are available at all Radisson properties. Select “Senior citizen rate” under “Special rates” when making the reservation.
Choice Hotels Privileges members earn points with every stay, plus perks like online shopping credits, Starbucks and Uber gift cards, and more.
Extended Stay America
Guests 55 and older receive discounted rates of up to 10% at Extended Stay America (#42). The amount of the discount varies by location. Here’s how to book a room with the Extended Stay America senior discount. When making the reservation, select Senior Discount from the Special Rates drop-down menu in the booking form.
Sign up for the Extended Perks rewards program to get 20% off your next stay, earn rewards, and get access to local coupons and deals on restaurants, activities, and more.
Hilton offers a discount of up to 10% to seniors 55 of age and older. These special senior rates are available at properties across the Hilton portfolio. To get the discount, select Special Rates, then Senior Rate when making the reservation.
To get free wi-fi during your stay, sign up for the Hilton HHonors rewards program. You’ll also earn points good toward free stays, merchandise, and services.
All IHG hotel brands offer discounts of up to 15% to seniors 62 years of age and older. To get the IHG hotels senior discount, book from this page on the IHG website and make sure the Rate Preference is set to Senior Discount in the reservation form.
You can get free wi-fi for any IHG Hotel stay by joining the IHG Rewards Club. Hotel wi-fi can be expensive if it’s not included in the stay, so it’s definitely worth taking a few minutes to sign up. It’s free to join and you’ll earn points with each stay that you can redeem for travel and merchandise.
Marriott Hotels offers senior discounts of up to 15% to guests 62 years of age and older across its portfolio of properties. To book Marriott senior rates, select Senior Discounts under Special Rates in the reservation form.
For free wi-fi during your stay, sign up for the Marriott Bonvoy rewards program. You’ll earn points you can redeem for free nights, VIP experiences, merchandise, services, and more.
Motel 6 guests 60 years and older are entitled to a discount of 8% off regular rates. The discount is available at every Motel 6 property (#101), more than 1,400 in all. Select Senior Citizen Rates under Special Rates when reserving your room.
Red Roof Inn
#102: Seniors 59 years of age or older receive a 10% discount at Red Roof Inn. Select “Senior” under “Special Rate” when booking.
Get free bottled water with each stay, late check-in, plus earn free nights, gift cards, and more when you join RediRewards.
Hotel Senior Discount FAQ
Caesars Entertainment properties: 50 years of age.
Best Western, Hilton, and Extended Stay America: 55 years of age.
Red Roof Inn: 59 years of age.
Motel 6 and Choice Hotels: 60 years of age.
IHG Hotels and Marriott: 62 years of age.
No. None of the hotel brands on this page require guests to be AARP members to receive a senior discount.
1. Best Western’s senior discount saves guests 55 and older up to 15% at more than 4,700 hotels worldwide.
2. IHG Hotels senior rates are up to 15% lower than regular rates and are available to guests 62 and over at all IHG properties, from Holiday Inn to Kimpton.
3. Caesars Entertainment offers a generous 30% discount to seniors age 50 and older. You must enroll in ID.me to be eligible, which not everyone may want to do.
In general, you aren’t permitted to combine (“stack”) senior hotel discounts with other discounts or coupons. You can add more value to your stay be joining the hotel’s rewards program for perks like free breakfast, bottled water at check-in, and free wi-fi.
No. Some dates may be blacked out and ineligible for senior discounts.
You’ll need to show ID to check into the hotel regardless, so it’s best to be honest when booking a room using a senior discount.
In general, online travel agencies like Hotels.com, Expedia, or Orbitz do not offer or honor discounts not available to the general public, such as senior discounts.