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What’s the difference between a Sheraton and a Hilton hotel?
In the guide below we look into exactly how each brand ticks, and discover how they compare, from room rates and global presence to free breakfasts and Internet service.
|Where are its hotels?||Hilton|
|Is there free breakfast?||Available to Platinum loyalty club members as a welcome gift.||At some hotel partners such as Hampton Inn and Embassy Suites.||Hilton|
|Is there a loyalty? Is it free to join?||Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) – free to join||Hilton Honors – free to join.||Both|
|Which chains is it partnered with?||Sheraton is part of Marriott International. Partner hotel brands that share the SPG loyalty scheme that includes:||Hilton has 14 brands:||Hilton|
|Is there free Wi-Fi?||Platinum SPG members get free in-room Internet.||Hilton Honors members get free Wi-Fi.||Neither|
|Is there an executive lounge?||In some hotels. Access is free to Platinum SPG guests.||Hilton Honors Diamond members get access to executive floors at hotels.||Both|
|Style of accommodation||High-end, luxury||High-end, luxury||Both|
|Are hotels pet friendly?||Yes.||Some, including 120 DoubleTree hotels.||Both|
|Is there online chat?||No||No||Neither|
|What are my payment options?||Both|
|Can I price match?||Yes||Yes||Both|
|Does it allow for cancellations / changes?||If you book a pre-paid room you cannot cancel without a penalty. With other rates you can cancel 48 hours before the stay without penalty.||Cancellation depends on the booking and hotel. Many rooms can be cancelled at 24 hours notice.||Hilton|
|Does it have smoking rooms?||Yes||Yes||Both|
At the time of writing in February 2018, a room in Sydney’s business district with a king sized bed, 40 square metres of space, and breakfast costs $270 with Sheraton.
A room in a hotel four minutes around the corner, with a king sized bed and breakfast costs $261 with Hilton.
In a like-for-like comparison, rates came out marginally cheaper at the Hilton than at the Sheraton, but the difference wasn’t that great. This also doesn't include discounts from being a member with the chain or regular deals that may arise.
Both Sheraton and Hilton offer discounts for advanced bookings and deals on extras such as free breakfast and Internet service.
The deals at Sheraton and Hilton are very similar.
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