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According to this thread on FlyerTalk, Hyatt has tweaked the award chart category for 17 of its properties. Hyatt’s complete award chart can be found here for reference. These changes will go into effect on February 7th. Room reservations booked prior to this date will still be at the previously published award level.

The complete list of changes:

At first glance, none of these changes stick out as drastic. The Hyatt 48 Lex in New York City changing from a category 4 to a category 5 might be disappointing to Chase Hyatt Visa cardholders. Cardmembers receive a voucher for one free night at a category 1-4 Hyatt hotel each year. The Hyatt 48 Lex was definitely a great use of the voucher, especially during the holidays when hotel rates are outrageous. Now that it’s a category 5 hotel, you won’t be able to redeem the voucher at the property after February 6th.

The Grand Hyatt Tokyo also jumps from a category 5 hotel to the highest category 6. It will now require 22,000 Gold Passport points to book a standard room. This change aligns the property with the exclusive Park Hyatt Tokyo, another category 6 hotel.