The free night is no longer able to be used at any IHG property worldwide- now, you'll have to use it at properties priced at 40,000 points or less.
Brad's Deals Editor Mark,
Earn 100,000 IHG Rewards points after you spend $3,000 within 3 months of account opening with the IHG® Rewards Club Premier Credit Card. And, earn 5,000 bonus points when you add your first authorized user and make your first purchase in the first three months from account opening. Plus, receive a free night each anniversary year of card membership, good for use at eligible hotels in IHG's portfolio. Plus, enjoy a free reward night when you redeem points for any stay of 4 or more nights. You'll also earn 10 points per dollar spent at IHG brand hotels, and at gas stations, restaurants, and grocery stores earn 2 points per dollar. Every other purchase earns 1 point per dollar. You'll also receive automatic Platinum status, as long as you're a cardmember and Global Entry or TSA Pre-Check credit.