Compare Club Carlson vs. IHG Rewards Club Hotel Rewards Programs

What’s the difference between Club Carlson Hotel Rewards Program and IHG Rewards Club Hotel Rewards Program? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
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Club Carlson
8.0 / 10 - Very good
#4 in Hotel Rewards Programs
IHG Rewards Club
8.4 / 10 - Exellent
#3 in Hotel Rewards Programs
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Key Facts
  • Award Night Stays
  • Airline Miles
  • In-Hotel Express Awards
  • Purchase Points
  • Gift Cards & Prepaid Cards
  • No Blackout Dates
  • Combine Points with Cash
  • Redeem with as little as 10,000 Points
  • Experience Ultimate Flexibility
  • Redeem Free Nights
ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings
8.0 / 10 - Very good
8/10
Company Profile
10/10
Earned Points
4/10
Redeeming Points
10/10
Upgrades
8/10
Amenities
8/10
Reservations
8.4 / 10 - Exellent
8/10
Company Profile
7/10
Earned Points
8/10
Redeeming Points
10/10
Upgrades
9/10
Amenities
8/10
Reservations
Final Verdict

IHG Rewards Club Hotel Rewards Program has a higher overall rating than Club Carlson Hotel Rewards Program. IHG Rewards Club scores better than Club Carlson across: Redeeming Points, and Amenities. However, Club Carlson scores better on Earned Points. Both companies score similarly on Company Profile, Upgrades, and Reservations.