SPG: if I book a suite, and apply suite night awards to that, if available, do they bump you to a higher grade suite?

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I’ve never tried that, but does the web site even allow you to do that?

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If that doesn’t work try one of the following with your ambassador and/or hotel staff (1) It’s my anniversary (2) it’s my friend’s bday (3) bachelor/bachelorette weekend. If nothing else, you might get a bottle of champagne

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I’m not sure? If I booked this suite I’ll try t and let you know

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