How many stays are needed for Gold and Platinum?
For Marriott Rewards, reaching Gold or Platinum is based on the number of nights, not the number of stays.
Here are the criteria
Here's a link that might help Marriott Rewards | Member Benefits At A Glance
It also gives you an overview of what benefits come with each level. You'll notice that most of the perks kick in at the Gold level.
You can technically not stay one night in a Marriott (under today's rules of the current program) and reach:
Or other combinations of things involving less stays paired with earning elite night credits, promo credits, credit card spend, etc., to reach the various levels
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