On Sept. 23, 2019, IHG announced a partnership with Mr & Mrs Smith, a boutique luxury chain with properties around the world.
Self-styled as “the travel club for hotel lovers,” Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a high-end hotel booking service with 1,200 boutique and luxury properties in over 80 countries.
“We conceived Mr & Mrs Smith for discerning travellers who want to discover truly extraordinary places with the people they love,” said Mr & Mrs Smith co-founder Tamara Lohan. “We are hugely excited about the opportunity to bring our growing collection of carefully curated boutique and luxury hotels to millions of IHG Rewards Club loyalty members, so they may join our members in experiencing some of the world’s most seductive hotels.”
While it’s unclear which hotels, exactly, will be included, the IHG press release includes a photo of Treehotel in Sweden. It also lists “Jasper Conran’s self-styled riad hideaway L’Hôtel Marrakech, 18th-century organic Tuscan estate Borgo Pignano, high-in-the-Himalayas retreat The Kumaon and the charming Old Rectory on South Africa’s famed Garden Route.”
It’s also unclear how much this will cost members. As Mr & Mrs Smith is a boutique chain, the rates for its properties are pricey. For instance, a one-night stay at the Annandale The Homestead in New Zealand will set you back nearly $4,000.
A stay at Lake Kora in Upstate New York starts at $14,950 per night.
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We’ve reached out to IHG for comment and will update this story when we hear back.
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