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Usually, when I receive an email about a hotel chain having a big sale, I’m skeptical. It’s usually a sliver of savings compared to their normal discounted rates.

So when I got this email from Kimpton about “up to 40% off” I chuckled, but ran a search anyway. I had a great stay recently at the Kimpton Vintage in Portland, OR and figured “why not?”

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On my very first try, searching the “Kimpton : Hotel Palomar Beverly Hills” I landed on a significant savings vs the standard or even the AAA rate.

In order, here is the base rate, the AAA rate, and the “Secret Sale”

Base Rate
AAA Rate
Secret Sale Rate

Now, they do say “Up To” 40% and this is closer to 25% off – but it’s a real 25% off the best possible other rate.

From their email, the terms are:

Book by October 13th, Stay October 15, 2021 through April 30, 2022 / Cancel any time up to three days prior to arrival with no penalty / Limited number of discounted rooms available each night /Subject to availability / Blackout dates may apply

If you have a trip coming up, give it a whirl!

Link to the sale

PS: Stack this with offers currently on in your Amex Offers and/or Chase Offers

For example, I have this offer on my Chase Sapphire Reserve:


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