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February 12, 2024

Cheapest Hotels in Bismarck, ND For Points

While small, Bismarck, North Dakota has a few great options of hotels to choose from. Here's what we think about hotels in Bismarck, and the best way to find them using points.

The capital city of the Flickertail State (North Dakota), Bismarck, has a few great options when it comes to using points to stay at a hotel. While Bismarck doesn't have a ton of luxury options, there are plenty of options that could suit your needs depending on what you're looking for. Here's everything you need to know about using points & miles for hotels in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South (Marriott Bonvoy)

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South (Photo: Marriott)

If you're looking for an option near the Dakota Zoo or the Super Slide amusement park, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South is probably your best option. While there are two Fairfield Inn's in Bismarck (North & South), the south location is your best bet if you're looking for something near those attractions.

While not known for their hotel rooms, this can present a great opportunity to use your Marriott Bonvoy points, as rooms start at just 15,000 points per night. Cash rates can start around $125/night so be mindful if it's a better idea to use points or use cash when booking. Marriott Bonvoy is a transfer partner of many credit card programs, including American Express Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Bilt Rewards at a 1:1 transfer ratio.

Staybridge Suites Bismarck (IHG OneRewards)

Staybridge Suites Bismarck (Photo: IHG)

The Staybridge Suites, which is a part of the IHG OneRewards program, is a great opportunity to use IHG Points to stay in northern Bismarck. While there are a plethora of hotels in the area, this one is one of the top rated with 3-stars, and is just a short drive from multiple food options along State Street. Additionally, this hotel is just a few minute drive away from the capital building.

Rooms at this hotel start at just $125/night, and you can also use IHG OneRewards points for a say, starting at around 20,000 points per night. Always check both the cash and the points price before booking, as it's important to understand the best ways to book before choosing to use points or cash.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Bismarck (Hilton Honors)

Home2 Suites by Hilton Bismarck (Photo: Tripadvisor)

The Home2Suites by Hilton Bismarck is a great option for travelers looking to use your Hilton Honors points to stay in Bismarck. Located on the west side of town, near Interstate-94, the Home2 Suites has plenty of food options in just a short distance.

While it may be better to use cash to stay at this property, a night using your Hilton points would cost, about 30,000 Hilton Honors points, which can be transferred from American Express Membership Rewards at a 1:1 transfer ratio. Rooms typically cost $125/night, so you may be better of paying cash, depending on the nightly rate you find.

Hampton Inn Bismarck (IHG OneRewards)

Hampton Inn Bismarck (Photo: Reserving.com)

Hampton Inn is one of our favorite budget-friendly brands. Every single Hampton Inn we've visited is extraordinarily clean, and also includes free breakfast. The Hampton Inn is just across the road from Home2 Suites, and is on the west side of town.

Similar to the Home2 Suites, rooms start around 30,000 IHG Points per night, which is not competitive. However, if cash rates are $250 or more during your stay, we'd recommend using points, as this could be a good value.

Final Thoughts

While there aren't many hotels in Bismarck that can provide outsized value using points & miles, that doesn't necessarily mean that there aren't deals to be had. To find the best deals, and figure out if using points & miles is better than using cash, use AwardTravel for Hotels to find the best possible deal.

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The capital city of the Flickertail State (North Dakota), Bismarck, has a few great options when it comes to using points to stay at a hotel. While Bismarck doesn't have a ton of luxury options, there are plenty of options that could suit your needs depending on what you're looking for. Here's everything you need to know about using points & miles for hotels in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South (Marriott Bonvoy)

Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South (Photo: Marriott)

If you're looking for an option near the Dakota Zoo or the Super Slide amusement park, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Bismarck South is probably your best option. While there are two Fairfield Inn's in Bismarck (North & South), the south location is your best bet if you're looking for something near those attractions.

While not known for their hotel rooms, this can present a great opportunity to use your Marriott Bonvoy points, as rooms start at just 15,000 points per night. Cash rates can start around $125/night so be mindful if it's a better idea to use points or use cash when booking. Marriott Bonvoy is a transfer partner of many credit card programs, including American Express Membership Rewards, Chase Ultimate Rewards, Bilt Rewards at a 1:1 transfer ratio.

Staybridge Suites Bismarck (IHG OneRewards)

Staybridge Suites Bismarck (Photo: IHG)

The Staybridge Suites, which is a part of the IHG OneRewards program, is a great opportunity to use IHG Points to stay in northern Bismarck. While there are a plethora of hotels in the area, this one is one of the top rated with 3-stars, and is just a short drive from multiple food options along State Street. Additionally, this hotel is just a few minute drive away from the capital building.

Rooms at this hotel start at just $125/night, and you can also use IHG OneRewards points for a say, starting at around 20,000 points per night. Always check both the cash and the points price before booking, as it's important to understand the best ways to book before choosing to use points or cash.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Bismarck (Hilton Honors)

Home2 Suites by Hilton Bismarck (Photo: Tripadvisor)

The Home2Suites by Hilton Bismarck is a great option for travelers looking to use your Hilton Honors points to stay in Bismarck. Located on the west side of town, near Interstate-94, the Home2 Suites has plenty of food options in just a short distance.

While it may be better to use cash to stay at this property, a night using your Hilton points would cost, about 30,000 Hilton Honors points, which can be transferred from American Express Membership Rewards at a 1:1 transfer ratio. Rooms typically cost $125/night, so you may be better of paying cash, depending on the nightly rate you find.

Hampton Inn Bismarck (IHG OneRewards)

Hampton Inn Bismarck (Photo: Reserving.com)

Hampton Inn is one of our favorite budget-friendly brands. Every single Hampton Inn we've visited is extraordinarily clean, and also includes free breakfast. The Hampton Inn is just across the road from Home2 Suites, and is on the west side of town.

Similar to the Home2 Suites, rooms start around 30,000 IHG Points per night, which is not competitive. However, if cash rates are $250 or more during your stay, we'd recommend using points, as this could be a good value.

Final Thoughts

While there aren't many hotels in Bismarck that can provide outsized value using points & miles, that doesn't necessarily mean that there aren't deals to be had. To find the best deals, and figure out if using points & miles is better than using cash, use AwardTravel for Hotels to find the best possible deal.

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