My spouse is going on a trip and has asked me to book her a room. If I book it through Marriott.com, will I get an elite night added to my balance?
Book the room in your name. Either call the reservation desk or the hotel and ask them to add your wife to the reservation. Just tell them she will be arriving before you and want her to be able to check in.
This has worked for me plenty of times in the past.
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