Most hotels hold $50 – $200 per night on your credit card for incidentals, on top of the room price.
A credit card hold should be removed within 24 hours after you check out.
How much do Hilton incidentals hold?
The hotel authorizes the full amount to cover room and tax charges plus an additional $50 a day to cover incidentals. In your case, the authorization will be for 10 nights room and tax and $50 per night for incidentals. Anything not used or spent (incidentals for example) would be released.
Do hotels charge your credit card when you make a reservation?
Most hotels require a valid credit card number to hold a reservation. The hotel generally does not charge the room costs to the credit card until your stay is complete. This is not true for reservations made through third parties such as travel agents or online travel clearinghouses.
What are incidentals at a hotel?
Hotel incidental charges amount to the consumptions made. They are charges which are separated from the hotel Room + Tax. Incidentals are always kept as a separate entity as Rooms are rentals which can be easily prepaid through travel agents, corporates or other third parties.