When you travel, you want to get the best deal possible on your hotel. While some hotels advertise themselves as value hotels, they can often be more expensive than others.
Other hotels give you what you pay for and although they are affordable, they may be dirty, run down or offer little to no amenities.
You don't have to settle between cheap and unappealing or luxurious and expensive. There are plenty of hotels that fall right in the middle and are not necessarily luxurious, but are comfortable, clean and affordable. Here are a few of the best value hotels for your money.
According to Lonely Planet's list of the top 10 best value stays for 2014, the best value hotel is The Backpack in Cape Town, South Africa. This hotel is perfect for backpackers and younger travelers who are not necessarily looking for fancy accommodations but just want a clean room, a bar and a nice play to relax and hang out. This unique hotel offers safari tents, small rooms and spacious suites. Best of all, you can book your stay for less than $100 a night.
Hotel Museo Casa Santa Domingo
According to the Gayot top 10 value hotels worldwide list, the hotel that offers the best value for your money is the Hotel Museo Casa Santa Domingo in Guatemala. Not only is this historical hotel beautiful and relaxing, it is also affordable. The hotel offers numerous activities and amenities and is in a great location. You can book a room at this hotel for a little as $153 a night.
BLVD Hotel & Spa
If you are looking for a great value hotel in the United States, the BLVD Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles, California is one of the best. Although the hotel is small, it does offer a swimming pool, spa and bar. It is also within walking distance to several major attractions and tourist spots, including Universal Studios. Room rates start at $151 a night.
These three hotels are just a few examples of the value hotels that are available around the world. The next time you plan a trip, regardless of your destination, research the hotels carefully to make sure you are not only getting the best price, but the best value.
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