Membership Benefits

The ultimate in privileges & distinction

Golden Circle Diamond Membership BenefitsAs our most treasured Diamond member, you will enjoy the utmost level of privileges we have ever had the pleasure of offering.   

Your honoured status will command the highest commitment and dedication in all that we do for you. We will ensure your stay is distinctly personalised and exceptionally rewarding. You can expect the ultimate Shangri-La experience at all of our hotels around the world. 

To Qualify

Diamond status, our highest and most rewarding membership tier, is awarded upon spending a total of 50 qualifying nights or 25 qualifying stays in a calendar year at any Shangri-La hotel, resort, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel and Hotel Jen.

Diamond Benefits

  • Earn GC Award Points with 50% bonus at any Shangri-La hotel, resort, Kerry hotel, Traders hotel and Hotel Jen
  • Priority check-in and check-out at an exclusively designated area
  • Priority check-in and check-out at Horizon/Traders Club Lounge or in-room check-in, where available
  • Guaranteed room availability for reservations made 48 hours in advance and priority waitlist for reservations *
  • Pre-registration for easy check-in
  • Guaranteed bed type availability
  • Priority upgrade to the next available best room category, if the reserved room type is not available at check-in
  • 8am early check-in ** /6pm late check-out **
  • One complimentary suit-pressing
  • One complimentary selected resort facilities# 
  • Personal preference including bed and pillow type
  • Choice of 3 welcome amenities – including a bottle of red or white wine
  • Access to Horizon and Traders Club Lounges for you and a partner
  • Complimentary breakfast at the Café Restaurant or Horizon/Traders Club Lounge
  • Partner stays free with applicable breakfast benefit ^
  • 24-hour concierge services for non-staying guests
  • Free local calls from your room
  • Long distance call and faxes at cost
  • Cash advance of USD 300 per stay+ 
  • Choice of GC Award Points or airline miles for each eligible stay
  • Buy or gift GC Award Points 
  • Earn GC Award Points for up to three rooms when traveling with family members or business associates## 
  • Accumulate surplus qualifying nights to use for status upgrade and renewal
  • Earn qualifying nights and stays with redemption nights
  • Convert GC Award Points instantly for free meals at our restaurants

* Default to Deluxe Room public rate. Reservation must be guaranteed by credit card at the time of booking. Black-out dates may apply. Not applicable for Room Award redemption and at hotels with villas only. 

** Subject to availability. Not applicable to China World Summit Wing, Beijing; Shangri-La's Villingili Resort and Spa, Maldives; Shangri-La Hotel, Paris; Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo; Shangri-La Hotel, Toronto; Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver; and Shangri-La Hotel, at The Shard, London. 

# Please check with individual resorts for full details. 

^ Complimentary programme benefit for the Golden Circle member's partner is for a maximum of one person who stays in the same room only.

+ Not applicable to Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo.

##The rooms must be reserved at the qualifying rate to earn points and incidental charges for the stay.