Hyatt’s Globalist Breakfast Benefit Explained

Hyatt’s Globalist Breakfast Benefit Explained

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There are pros and cons to each major hotel loyalty program, especially when it comes to elite perks. Personally World of Hyatt Globalist status is my favorite hotel loyalty status that I have, and that goes beyond Hyatt having the best suite upgrade policy for Globalist members.

World of Hyatt unarguably has the most generous elite breakfast benefit of any major hotel loyalty program (okay, maybe not “unarguably,” because I know at least one reader will argue with me about this). Anyway, in this post I wanted to take a closer look at how Hyatt’s elite breakfast perk works.

The basics of Hyatt Globalist breakfast perks

World of Hyatt Globalist members receive complimentary breakfast with almost all stays. If a hotel has a club lounge, then Globalist members receive breakfast in the lounge. The quality of that will vary based on where in the world you are. When a Hyatt property doesn’t have a club lounge (or the club lounge is closed), Globalist members receive daily complimentary full breakfast in the hotel’s restaurant.

As you’d expect, there are some terms to be aware of when it comes to the Hyatt Globalist breakfast benefit:

  • Guests receive full breakfast, which is defined as one entree or standard breakfast buffet, plus juice and coffee
  • Taxes and service charges are included with breakfast
  • The breakfast benefit is available for each registered guest in a room, up to a maximum of two adults and two children; each individual hotel can determine the age cutoff for a child

There are a few exclusions for this benefit, which shouldn’t be a big deal for most:

  • At Caption by Hyatt (a new brand), breakfast includes one “elevated” coffee and one “small plate” option per registered guest
  • The breakfast benefit doesn’t apply at Hyatt Place, Hyatt House, or Miraval, because breakfast is generally included at these brands; if you’re staying at a Hyatt Place or Hyatt House that doesn’t include breakfast for all guests, then Globalist members still receive full complimentary breakfast, as at other brands
  • The breakfast benefit doesn’t apply at vacation ownership properties, since these often don’t have restaurants; this excludes select Destination by Hyatt Residences properties, which do offer breakfast to Globalists, including The Lodge at Spruce Peak, Resort at Squaw Creek, Wild Dunes Resort – Sweetgrass Inn and Boardwalk Inn, Wild Dunes Resort Vacation Rentals, and Wild Dunes Resorts – Residences at Sweetgrass Inn
Hyatt Globalist members receive complimentary breakfast

My experience with Hyatt Globalist breakfast

For some context, let’s just briefly compare Hyatt’s elite breakfast policies to those of competitors:

  • Hilton Honors Gold and Hilton Honors Diamond members simply receive a food & beverage credit in the United States, which generally won’t cover a proper breakfast; outside the United States, Hilton promises a continental breakfast when there’s not a club lounge, though some hotels go above and beyond and offer a full hot breakfast
  • Marriott Bonvoy Platinum Elite members have a breakfast benefit, but it has all kinds of exclusions — not all brands are included (like EDITION and Ritz-Carlton), and technically it’s only for continental breakfast
  • IHG One Rewards Diamond is perhaps most competitive to HYatt nowadays, as members receive one main course or a buffet, plus non-alcoholic drinks; the catch is that there are more exclusions here than with Hyatt, and this benefit is still early in its implementation

In my opinion the Hyatt Globalist breakfast benefit is the only elite breakfast perk where I don’t feel like I have to make a compromise with what I want to eat, yet everything is still covered. With Marriott I often end up paying an uncharge for breakfast, and with Hilton the credit in the United States isn’t enough to cover a real breakfast.

Meanwhile with Hyatt I almost always have a great breakfast, and it doesn’t cost me a dime. Even at your typical airport hotel, like the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport, you can order whatever you’d like off the menu, and it’ll be taken off.

Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport Globalist breakfast

Meanwhile some luxury properties, like the Park Hyatt Paris, go above and beyond, and even offer room service breakfast as part of the Globalist benefit.

Park Hyatt Paris room service Globalist breakfast

I typically just order whatever I’d like off the menu, enjoy, and I don’t think I’ve ever had a substantial charge left at check-out. I think back very fondly on the amazing breakfasts I had at the Thompson Dallas, for example.

Thompson Dallas breakfast
Thompson Dallas breakfast

It’s also nice that gratuity is fully included. Some hotels, like the Andaz Maui, will include an 18% gratuity, and not even give you the option to tip further. Meanwhile other properties let you fill in the tip, but typically remove most or all of it at check-out.

The Andaz Maui includes gratuity on the check

Hyatt Globalist breakfast FAQs

With the basics out of the way, let me answer some FAQs when it comes to the Hyatt Globalist breakfast benefit (and if there any questions I didn’t address, let me know in the comments and I can add them).

Can Globalists order room service breakfast?

Officially the Globalist breakfast benefit is in the hotel’s restaurant. A small percentage of hotels will allow room service breakfast, but that’s the exception rather than the norm.

Should you tell the restaurant you’re a Globalist?

At check-in, Globalist members should generally be informed of what the Globalist breakfast benefit includes. It’s a good practice to let the restaurant server know you’re a Globalist, in case they have a certain system for that. For example, some restaurants will automatically add tip for Globalist breakfasts, rather than having you write down an amount.

Though typically if a hotel doesn’t tell you what the benefit is at check-in, I tend to think it’s safe to assume that you can just order what you’d like (within reason) and it’ll be taken off.

Do Globalist members have to sign for breakfast?

It depends on the hotel. At some hotels there’s no need to sign, while at other hotels you’ll have to sign the bill as usual, and then it’ll be taken off at check-out.

How does tipping work for Globalist breakfast?

Tips are included with Globalist breakfast, so hotels generally take one of two approaches:

  • Some hotels automatically add a gratuity for Globalist breakfast, and don’t have you add anything extra
  • Some hotels let you sign the check as you usually would if paying, including adding gratuity, and then it’ll be taken off after the fact

More often than not I find that whatever I tip is taken off. In some situations there may be a tip overage of a couple of bucks (for example, maybe the hotel automatically takes off 20%, but I tipped a bit more).

Can Globalists order specialty coffee with breakfast?

Officially the benefit is that Globalist members receive “coffee,” though it’s not defined beyond that. I’ve found that ordering cold brew, cappuccino, etc., is usually taken off as well, unless you’re expressly told it isn’t.

Are there limits to what Globalists can order for breakfast?

For non-buffet breakfasts, technically the breakfast benefit is for one entree per person. In my experience that’s not all that closely enforced, though it does vary by property. For example, if I’m with Ford, we might order two entrees and then share a fruit plate and/or yogurt, and that’s almost always taken off as well. Some hotels have policies that are expressly more generous than what Hyatt requires.

Can you stack Hyatt breakfast benefits?

If you book a rate that includes breakfast, or book through Hyatt Privé, can you essentially get double the breakfast benefit? The answer is no — breakfast benefits don’t stack (not that most would probably want to have two breakfasts).

Do Hyatt Explorist members get free breakfast?

World of Hyatt Explorist is Hyatt’s mid-tier status. This doesn’t offer complimentary breakfast as a perk. However, as part of the Milestone Rewards program, you can select club access awards, which offer club access for your stay. This would only get you breakfast in the lounge, though, and not in the restaurant.

Hyatt’s Globalist breakfast benefit is great

Bottom line

World of Hyatt has an excellent breakfast benefit for Globalist members, which I’d argue is significantly better than what the competition offers. When Globalist members don’t receive club lounge access, they receive a free full restaurant breakfast, which includes a hot dish, coffee, juice, taxes, and gratuity.

To fellow Hyatt Globalist members, what has your experience been with Hyatt’s breakfast benefit?

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  1. John Spear Guest

    Ben, I'm staying at an SLH property (Flemings Mayfair) and was just denied my 4 pm checkout, and told that only continental breakfast was included, so I called up this post and was about to make a stink with management. I decided to check the Hyatt site first, and I'm glad I did, because at SLH properties, 2 pm checkout is the best you can hope for, and even that is subject to availability, and...

    Ben, I'm staying at an SLH property (Flemings Mayfair) and was just denied my 4 pm checkout, and told that only continental breakfast was included, so I called up this post and was about to make a stink with management. I decided to check the Hyatt site first, and I'm glad I did, because at SLH properties, 2 pm checkout is the best you can hope for, and even that is subject to availability, and full breakfast is NOT included, just continental. I think you should modify this post to reflect that information. Thx.

  2. Ethan Guest

    Am I the only one who're just clicking to see a certain user bend backwards to be an apologist?

    1. UA-NYC Guest

      You're not alone...at a certain point, when one continually posts about supposed benefits and experiences that seemingly no other Hilton loyal has anything approaching...the whole thing has to be considered in doubt.

    2. DCS Guest

      You're not alone...at a certain point, when one continually posts about supposed benefits and experiences that seemingly no other Hilton loyal has anything approaching...the whole thing has to be considered in doubt.

      So you believe it is my fault that I play the game with a "full deck" (long enough to join a highly select group with Lifetime Diamond status) and can make the most of my status, while others are clueless?

      Every HH benefit...

      You're not alone...at a certain point, when one continually posts about supposed benefits and experiences that seemingly no other Hilton loyal has anything approaching...the whole thing has to be considered in doubt.

      So you believe it is my fault that I play the game with a "full deck" (long enough to join a highly select group with Lifetime Diamond status) and can make the most of my status, while others are clueless?

      Every HH benefit I have claimed, from suite upgrades to the quality of full and free breakfast overseas, I have documented... just like I just buried the other day the bogus claim about how SPG (R.I.P) or Hyatt points were/are the "single most valuable" in hotel loyalty - kool-aid that these same psychobabblers imbibed gallons of.

      Quite pathetic really.

    3. DCS Guest

      You mean to see the only one who has refused to drink the kool-aid, as exposed below in comment

      DCS Diamond
      September 15, 2022, 5:34 pm

      that no one seems to have answers for, while spewing irrelevant psychobabble?

      Pathetic really...

  3. Explore Guest

    In my experience, the Globalist breakfast benefit - at least in the US - generally doesn’t cover common breakfast alcohol selections like mimosas or bloody maries.

  4. Mr juice Guest

    I've been very pleased with Globalist breakfast post covid in US, I've had a full breakfast with every stay. Since wait staff is tipped off bill amount (I leave them some cash too) they usually encourage "try one of these, let me grab you an extra of that to go". I've also been pleasantly surprised with Marriott titanium, getting some great "order whatever you want" restaurant breakfasts. I usually come in expecting nothing with them...

    I've been very pleased with Globalist breakfast post covid in US, I've had a full breakfast with every stay. Since wait staff is tipped off bill amount (I leave them some cash too) they usually encourage "try one of these, let me grab you an extra of that to go". I've also been pleasantly surprised with Marriott titanium, getting some great "order whatever you want" restaurant breakfasts. I usually come in expecting nothing with them since I can't keep all their brand rules strait. And of course, these Hilton coupons sound like garbage. I might stay at one in New Orleans in Oct, first stay since reactivating diamond via credit card.

  5. Eric Guest

    I've had good fortune enjoying the Globalist breakfast benefit via room service at no upcharge, albeit during the late 2021/early 2022 period of lingering pandemic modifications. Chicago Athletic Association (Nov 2021) and Grand Hyatt Berlin (May 2022).

  6. Timo Gold

    I'm Globalist for a few years now so not much experience overseas yet. I've had a few nice breakfasts in the US in the past year, though. However, Hilton overseas...specifically most of Asia...I was treated to a royal feast each time. Even the Doubletree Sanya was probably one of my favorite buffets.

  7. BRB Guest

    I recently booked 2 rooms (one for my wife and me and the other for our teen daughters). I was told at check-in that the free breakfast Globalist benefit is only included for my room and would not be extended to the 2nd room. I have booked 2 rooms many times and this was the first time they did not extend the free breakfast to the 2nd room. This didn't seem right so I called...

    I recently booked 2 rooms (one for my wife and me and the other for our teen daughters). I was told at check-in that the free breakfast Globalist benefit is only included for my room and would not be extended to the 2nd room. I have booked 2 rooms many times and this was the first time they did not extend the free breakfast to the 2nd room. This didn't seem right so I called the Globalist line. They told me while this is technically true, I could have a) made a Guest of Honor booking for the 2nd room or b) apply one of my many Club access awards to the 2nd room. I chose option B and it all worked out in the end.

  8. M. Ali Guest

    At Park Hyatt Vendome, you pay the entire tip.

  9. Brian Guest

    The "tip included" part always throws me off. At the Hyatt Centric Chicago, I left a 20% tip and they billed my roo m for it. When I asked the front desk about it, they said the gratuity was already included so my tip was "above and beyond" the standard tip that is included. But at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, I was told to add the tip and then it would be taken off. It just feels inconsistent and feels weird to ask each hotel about the tipping. Makes me feel cheap.

  10. CJH Guest

    Ben,
    My stay at the Thompson Dallas with Globalist status, I forgot to add my wife as a “registered guest” where I was charged for her breakfast. I was able to get this charge reversed, but was told that the breakfast credit was $35 per registered guest. And I was charged $195 for 1 night of overnight parking. I was able to get this charged reversed. I suspect that I was charged by the...

    Ben,
    My stay at the Thompson Dallas with Globalist status, I forgot to add my wife as a “registered guest” where I was charged for her breakfast. I was able to get this charge reversed, but was told that the breakfast credit was $35 per registered guest. And I was charged $195 for 1 night of overnight parking. I was able to get this charged reversed. I suspect that I was charged by the hour instead of the overnight rate. Thompson Dallas is not on my lists of favorite Hyatt’s. But I did receive the standard suite upgrade.

  11. Omar Guest

    I did once convince the Park Hyatt Tokyo to stack the globalist breakfast + FHR bfast so that I could invite a friend (plus the guest I was staying with) so it's not unheard of.

  12. fod Member

    I don’t know what DCS is smoking but Hilton Diamond in the US is garbage.

    I stayed at the Parc55 recently in San Francisco and the breakfast credit covered a single small disposable cardboard box I could fill from the breakfast buffet (melon on scrambled eggs, yes please) which I definitely could not eat on the tables in the restaurant/bar and did not include a coffee, which when billed to the account didn’t cover...

    I don’t know what DCS is smoking but Hilton Diamond in the US is garbage.

    I stayed at the Parc55 recently in San Francisco and the breakfast credit covered a single small disposable cardboard box I could fill from the breakfast buffet (melon on scrambled eggs, yes please) which I definitely could not eat on the tables in the restaurant/bar and did not include a coffee, which when billed to the account didn’t cover the taxes.

    My late checkout at a relatively empty property was 1 HOUR, or as long as you like at $20/hour.

    Room upgrade was granted but I can’t say I noticed any difference.

    Dreadful.

    So I’m back to comparing on price and any points are an afterthought.

    Whether it’s changing in the future or not is a side quest, we’re comparing today’s proposition.

    1. DCS Guest

      DCS is smoking nothing illegal. He just earned a Hilton Honors lifetime Diamond status to join a very select group, and is more knowledgeable about the program than perhaps even most Hilton officials, but definitely more than any self-anointed "travel guru" out there, as well as you, without a doubt, because your comment tells me that you are utterly clueless.

      BTW, my first Automated Global Upgrade (to a junior suite) was actually in the US...

      DCS is smoking nothing illegal. He just earned a Hilton Honors lifetime Diamond status to join a very select group, and is more knowledgeable about the program than perhaps even most Hilton officials, but definitely more than any self-anointed "travel guru" out there, as well as you, without a doubt, because your comment tells me that you are utterly clueless.

      BTW, my first Automated Global Upgrade (to a junior suite) was actually in the US (Seattle) and not overseas.

      Therefore, the more relevant question is, who the hell are you and what controlled substances are you smoking, injecting or inhaling?

      G'day.

    2. fod Member

      Dude I didn’t ask about your suite upgrades, we’re talking about breakfast here. When you have nothing substantive to reply, you know the argument is lost…

    3. DCS Diamond

      Room upgrade was granted but I can’t say I noticed any difference.

      You mentioned room upgrade, first, in the context of the ridiculous claim that "Hilton Diamond in the US is garbage"? The point that you missed was that my successes as a HH Diamond are not limited to my overseas stays.

      Like I said: clueless. We're done here. No time to waste on inanities.

      Goodbye.

    4. Eskimo Guest

      @DCS
      Prove the person wrong by staying at Parc55 and get a better breakfast, better room, and check out beyond 1PM.

    5. DCS Diamond

      @Eskimo - The hotel has no exec lounge but has a nice bar, which means rather than for breakfast, which I would skip and sleep late, I would use the F&B credit that I would double by claiming double occupancy to offset my bar tab.

      As a Lifetime Diamond, I am 100% sure that I would be upgraded to at least a junior suite at this property, which, by the way, one can book right...

      @Eskimo - The hotel has no exec lounge but has a nice bar, which means rather than for breakfast, which I would skip and sleep late, I would use the F&B credit that I would double by claiming double occupancy to offset my bar tab.

      As a Lifetime Diamond, I am 100% sure that I would be upgraded to at least a junior suite at this property, which, by the way, one can book right now for "just" 88K as a "premium room reward' (a standard room reward costs 60K points). Based on those award costs, I would say that this is a lowish-end to mid-level hotel.

      I am also sure that I can get approved for a late check out (even later 4pm) at this property. I would just request the late checkout when checking in - a trick that's never failed me, as I've gotten checkouts as late as 6pm approved (last approved late checkout request in the US: the Drake Chicago, 5pm) and have never been denied one in 12 years and counting as a HH Diamond.

      Most complaints are by serial complainers who do not play the game with a "full deck" and have no clue how the make the most of their status.

      G'day.

    6. Mr juice Guest

      1) Skip breakfast. 2) Lie about how many people are in your room to get an extra coupon. 3) Have a couple drinks at the bar.
      And that proves Hilton breakfast is just as good as Hyatt. G'day. - DCS

    7. DCS Diamond

      Either that, or be stupid like me, e.g., for not knowing that claiming double occupancy is not a lie because it is encouraged by hotel staff, which may even claim it for guests sometimes even if they do not -- Mr. Juice

    8. Mr juice Guest

      So far, you've admitted your domestic Hilton breakfast strategy involves 1) skipping breakfast and 2) checking in imaginary companions. How embarrassing. Of all the Hilton fan fiction you write, your claims about breakfast are the most bizarre.

      And thankfully, in literally thousands of nights in hotels all over the world, no one has ever asked me to pretend to have more people in my room to get a breakfast coupon. Sad state of Hilton...

      So far, you've admitted your domestic Hilton breakfast strategy involves 1) skipping breakfast and 2) checking in imaginary companions. How embarrassing. Of all the Hilton fan fiction you write, your claims about breakfast are the most bizarre.

      And thankfully, in literally thousands of nights in hotels all over the world, no one has ever asked me to pretend to have more people in my room to get a breakfast coupon. Sad state of Hilton these days if that is really happening.

      I'll try my first post pandemic Hilton as a diamond in Oct. I'll report back on breakfast.

    9. DCS Guest

      Look at my post above about how Ben got the facts wrong about Hilton's breakfast policy, and embellished the policy of Hyatt's so-called "best" breakfast, which I do not give a shit about, and chill. No one addressed that post of mine because the facts speak for themselves. Okay? Keep drinking the kool-aid.

      I am done with you.

    10. UA-NYC Guest

      Ahhhh another example of DCS admitting fraud with the Hilton program...enjoy that LT Diamond before they take it away from you for violating the program T&Cs.

  13. henare Diamond

    if a Hyatt benefit requires a long blog post to explain how it works and what to expect then Hyatt is not doing it right.

    1. Eskimo Guest

      Wait till you get Bonvoyed.

      A long blog post to explain how it works and even the hotels are still confused.

    2. fod Member

      Absolutely speaking, you’re probably right, simplicity is king. But you could say that about many areas of travel.

      Relatively speaking though, just look at the other chains - it’s far worse…

  14. DCS Diamond

    Hilton Honors Gold and Hilton Honors Diamond members simply receive a food & beverage credit in the United States, which generally won’t cover a proper breakfast;

    Predictably, that's not quite accurate at all.

    First, as I indicated below, Hilton has amended the breakfast policy in the U.S. (on its way to bringing continental breakfast back when the labor market crunch eases, IME).

    From the FAQ:
    How will the Hilton Honors Daily F&B...

    Hilton Honors Gold and Hilton Honors Diamond members simply receive a food & beverage credit in the United States, which generally won’t cover a proper breakfast;

    Predictably, that's not quite accurate at all.

    First, as I indicated below, Hilton has amended the breakfast policy in the U.S. (on its way to bringing continental breakfast back when the labor market crunch eases, IME).

    From the FAQ:
    How will the Hilton Honors Daily F&B Credit be handled at hotels with Executive Lounges?
    At hotels that have an Executive Lounge that offers complimentary breakfast, Diamond members and Gold members upgraded to Executive Lounge access will not receive the Daily F&B Credit. These hotels will provide the Daily F&B Credit to Gold members not upgraded to Executive Lounge access.

    outside the United States, Hilton promises a continental breakfast when there’s not a club lounge, though some hotels go above and beyond and offer a full hot breakfast.

    That is absolutely false. Every single Hilton hotel where I have stayed overseas, and that's a lot of hotels, offers full hot retaurant breakfast, even when there is an exec lounge, and @Lucky should know this!!!

    The lore about the purported "greatness" of Hyatt's free full breakfast started with a benefit (optional at Hilton) that is available only at properties without a club lounge, where Globalists are allowed to use the restaurant on the property (if there is one) to have free full breakfast. Self-anointed "travel gurus" took that spotty benefit and made it into a dogma: Hyatt offers free full breakfast that is the best there has ever been in the history of hotel loyalty!

    For some of us who travel mainly overseas, Hilton's breakfast is almost invariably a "royal feast", and it is always optional whether members (including Golds upgraded to the exec floor) can have it in the restaurant or in the exec lounge. By contrast, at Hyatt, it is the club lounge first and then the restaurant if there is no club lounge. In fact, after the initial claim about how Hyatt offers full breakfast at all hotels, the claim is caveated exactly as I just stated above (as well as countless times before).
    Here's exactly how Hyatt summarizes the benefit:

    Club Access or Breakfast [the "or" is in the original]
    Relax in the Club lounge with continental breakfast and evening hors d’oeuvres daily. Or, enjoy complimentary full breakfast daily for each registered guest (up to 2 adults and 2 children) at participating Hyatt hotels and resorts without a Club lounge. See program terms for complete details.

    The "or" is exclusive, meaning it is one or the other, unlike at Hilton where it is optional. At Hilton Paris Opera, where the exec lounge is next to the property's restaurant, I exercised both options. I got the breakfast (full and free) in the restaurant and took it to the exec lounge to consume because it was less crowded.

    So, tell me again why Hyatt's breakfast is so much better than the competition's? (Rhetorical question).

  15. DCS Diamond

    World of Hyatt unarguably has the most generous elite breakfast benefit of any major hotel loyalty program (okay, maybe not “unarguably,” because I know at least one reader will argue with me about this).

    Here we go again, with mindless claims of programmatic "superiority" about what are essentially garden variety benefits. Why don't you just be happy with what you get and avoid the demonstrably bogus claims of "superiority"?

    The sad thing is that they...

    World of Hyatt unarguably has the most generous elite breakfast benefit of any major hotel loyalty program (okay, maybe not “unarguably,” because I know at least one reader will argue with me about this).

    Here we go again, with mindless claims of programmatic "superiority" about what are essentially garden variety benefits. Why don't you just be happy with what you get and avoid the demonstrably bogus claims of "superiority"?

    The sad thing is that they never seem to learn. For years, we were led to believe that the starpoint was the "single most valuable" hotel points currency. Then, when SPG went belly-up, in part because the starpoint was actually the least valuable points currency, the Hyatt point inherited the mantle of "single most valuable" hotel points currency. The only problem? Neither claim was ever true, as I showed the other day with an incontrovertible mathematical proof thatall the major hotel points currencies, which can be calculated more precisely analytically, are "worth" exactly the same (if you missed it, not to worry. I will keep re-posting it in appropriate venues until it sinks in).

    If World of Hyatt were the superlative loyalty program that it is claimed to be, then there would be no need for the constant claims of its supremacy! As they say in French, "à bon vin point d'enseigne", meaning a "good bottle of wine does not need a label" or something that is truly great needs no recommendation because its quality will quietly distinguish it from the competition.

    I will leave it at that, satisfied that as an "internationalist" and a HH Diamond for life, I will keep enjoying breakfast that is nothing short of a royal feast overseas, while using my F&B credit to offset my bar tab at hotels in the US (except at U.S. hotels with an exec lounge where breakfast, like that served in Hyatt Club lounges, has returned.)

    G'day!

    1. David Diamond

      Where's the *incontrovertible* mathematical proof? I need it for the Fields Medal.

    2. DCS Diamond

      Where's the *incontrovertible* mathematical proof?

      Here: https://bit.ly/3S4dysM

      It is a comment on this very website. Please scroll down to the cleaned comment as the third response to my original comment under:

      DCS Diamond
      September 11, 2022, 5:50 pm

      It is perhaps one of the most enlightening comments in the history of travel blogosphere. It will blow you away if you know even kindergarten-level math.

      G'day!

    3. ML Guest

      Guessing you are employed by Hilton. Cause i've never received any breakfast like you are describing in the US since Covid.

    4. DCS Diamond

      Please try traveling overseas. I posted links to photos showing the types of breakfast I get overseas the last this post recycled. I will not do it again.

      The forum host (@Ben) has had breakfast at Hilton hotels overseas and ought to know better instead of continuing his propaganda, which has the paradoxical effect that when one sets out to brainwash others, one ends up brainwashing oneself. After having written about these bogus claims...

      Please try traveling overseas. I posted links to photos showing the types of breakfast I get overseas the last this post recycled. I will not do it again.

      The forum host (@Ben) has had breakfast at Hilton hotels overseas and ought to know better instead of continuing his propaganda, which has the paradoxical effect that when one sets out to brainwash others, one ends up brainwashing oneself. After having written about these bogus claims for years, @Ben actually now believes that they are true, just like he continued to believe despite his own experience to the contrary that SPG "guaranteed" its platinum members suite upgrades -- a demonstrably bogus claim.

    5. fod Member

      @DCS, even if what you’re saying is true, this satanic near cult-like shouting people down is not only turning people off from checking whatever link you’ve posted but from entertaining any of the potentially rational points you’re making.

      It’s all a bit crazy…

    6. DCS Guest

      What garbage. You must be new here to think that one who's been shouted down countless times for being right gives a shit about turning anyone off. If anything, it seems to me that I have fewer and fewer detractors and more folks giving my comments

    7. DCS Guest

      "giving my comments thumbs" up (emoji didn't display!

    8. Xavier Guest

      He's just holding up the mirror to the attitude you harbor about yourself, ironic since you complain about "self-anointed travel gurus" and then do the same thing you rattle against here and other places. If you want to keep calling people wrong, stupid, ignorant, garbage, etc don't be surprised at the door swinging both ways.

    9. DCS Guest

      Spare me the psychobabble and just address the issues in my moments. If my confidence bothers you then stay out because my style of posting is well established here, which suggests to me that you are new.

    10. Evan Guest

      "address the issues in my moments"? Sir, your "style of posting" is inscrutable gobbledygook that was cross-bred with argle-bargle to produce a flaming heap of mumbo-jumbo. (Technically speaking.)

      Your unending protestations about WHICH BREAKFAST IS BEST (yawn) lead me to conclude you are simply HANGRY because your hotel chain of choice did not provide you with enough sustenance to make it to lunch. Might I suggest a Hyatt next time?

    11. DCS Diamond

      Your unending protestations about WHICH BREAKFAST IS BEST (yawn) blah...blah...blah...

      What are you, stupid? You complain about my unending (and all valid) protestations about WHICH BREAKFAST IS BEST, and ignore the forum host's constantly recycled and bogus claims about how his preferred program is best in every respect, while he disparages programs that he knows little about?!

      Spare me the psychobabble!!!

    12. Xavier Guest

      There's no need to be melodramatic because people don't share the same opinion as you and then proceed to call them stupid over it. People are welcome to have an opinion here and people are welcome to critique that opinion as well, including yours. The door swings both ways, if you can't take the heat get out of the kitchen. You don't want to agree with other people and their opinions, fine be my guest....

      There's no need to be melodramatic because people don't share the same opinion as you and then proceed to call them stupid over it. People are welcome to have an opinion here and people are welcome to critique that opinion as well, including yours. The door swings both ways, if you can't take the heat get out of the kitchen. You don't want to agree with other people and their opinions, fine be my guest. You're welcome to do that and I and many other people are not stopping you from doing so. But there is no need for hostility or name calling here because people disagree with you, especially on a points and miles blog of all places.

    13. DCS Diamond

      @Xavier and anyone else - Spare me comments about my style of posting, which is well known and has not changed in years and won't change!!! I will always respond in kind and have done for so for years. I will forcefully and authoritatively defend views that I am confident are right and debunk those that are wrong.

      Everyone is entitled to their opinions but not to their facts, thus opinions can be wrong.

      Just spare me the psychobabble!!!

    14. Daniel Lin Guest

      Can you link to the photos?

      This new comment section is terrible, along with the site re-design, so it's a pain trying to figure anything out with it, and I've given up. I just do my best to read the article with adblocker on now to make it all coherent and less obtrusive

  16. alcwj Guest

    now what's the easiest way getting globarist ?

  17. Greg Guest

    I just want to add that many of the Hyatt lounges are closed. So the Explorist benefit is really weak at Hyatt as no breakfast because the lounge is closed. Good luck using your benefit. Hopefully in 2023 or 2024 we will see a reopening of lounges or some new perk added to the Hyatt Explorist elite benefits.

  18. Santastico Gold

    Here is my experience this summer in Europe:
    Hyatt Globalist - 2 rooms with 2 people each at a Destination by Hyatt resort: full breakfast for all 4 people no questions asked. It was shared we had that benefit at check in

    Hilton Gold - 2 rooms with 2 people each at a Conrad resort: full breakfast for all 4 people no questions asked. It was shared we had that benefit at check in

  19. Khatl Diamond

    My experience same as yours. Some hotels put a $ limit on e.g., Park Hyatt DC is $60 which given their entree can be $35 with no additions, and coffees are $9 each is easy to hit once you add tip... but then they ignore it when it comes to checking out so long as it's not excessive

    1. Stuart Guest

      You were only a few minutes off! He is like the person trying to defend velvet paintings at an art conference. Which I have witnessed. It never ends well.

    2. Stuart Guest

      Sorry, was meant to as a reply to David below.

    3. DCS Diamond

      Then why would I come here? I can defend the program I patronize and know more about than this site's host or any other self-anointed "travel guru", for that matter, as is clear from the many inaccuracies in just this post.

      You want to drink the kool-aid? Be my guest. I just won't join in - ban independent stance that has served me extremely well over the years in getting the most benefits out of...

      Then why would I come here? I can defend the program I patronize and know more about than this site's host or any other self-anointed "travel guru", for that matter, as is clear from the many inaccuracies in just this post.

      You want to drink the kool-aid? Be my guest. I just won't join in - ban independent stance that has served me extremely well over the years in getting the most benefits out of my preferred program.

      Challenge whatever you wish in my comments and we'll duke it out. The psychobabble does no one any good.

      G'day.

    4. David Diamond

      I do admire his dedication, I don't think I've seen him reply to anything except to defend the honor of the fair maiden... I mean Hilton.

  20. David Diamond

    3 seconds until DCS chimes in about how Hilton is the best.

  21. Hammerofguam New Member

    "What about second breakfast?", "I don't think he knows about second breakfast, Pip."

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Evan Guest

"address the issues in my moments"? Sir, your "style of posting" is inscrutable gobbledygook that was cross-bred with argle-bargle to produce a flaming heap of mumbo-jumbo. (Technically speaking.) Your unending protestations about WHICH BREAKFAST IS BEST (yawn) lead me to conclude you are simply HANGRY because your hotel chain of choice did not provide you with enough sustenance to make it to lunch. Might I suggest a Hyatt next time?

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Xavier Guest

He's just holding up the mirror to the attitude you harbor about yourself, ironic since you complain about "self-anointed travel gurus" and then do the same thing you rattle against here and other places. If you want to keep calling people wrong, stupid, ignorant, garbage, etc don't be surprised at the door swinging both ways.

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Santastico Gold

Here is my experience this summer in Europe: Hyatt Globalist - 2 rooms with 2 people each at a Destination by Hyatt resort: full breakfast for all 4 people no questions asked. It was shared we had that benefit at check in Hilton Gold - 2 rooms with 2 people each at a Conrad resort: full breakfast for all 4 people no questions asked. It was shared we had that benefit at check in

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