You Won’t Believe These Beautiful Hotels Are Under $300

From plane tickets to accommodations, it adds up fast. That said, traveling on a budget doesn’t mean skimping on style or service. Whoever said good things come at a price obviously never visited these praise-worthy properties. Here, 16 hotels with rates under $300 a night—unheard of, but not impossible.

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Anvil Hotel (jackson, Wyoming)

Boasting an enviable address in the town of Jackson and rugged-meets-hipster guest quarters, the Anvil Hotel could charge a fortune. Luckily, that’s not the case. The only question is will you spend that extra coin at Glorietta or the on-site mercantile?

Starting at $135 per night

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Auberge Saint-antoine (quebec City, Canada)

Old Quebec is the high rent district, right? Well, yes and no. Beyond being super cozy, brimming with history and enchanting to the max, Auberge Saint-Antoine—a card-carrying member of Relais & Châteaux—is shockingly affordable.

Starting at $150 per night


Oriania.Berlin echoes the funky, diverse spirit of Kreuzberg (a neighborhood known for its nightclubs, galleries and street food). You can even catch live performances by local and international musicians in the lounge. Bonus: Staying here won’t wipe out your entire travel budget.

Starting at $205 per night

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Hotel Zachary (chicago, Illinois)

You’d probably expect to pay a pretty penny to hunker down at Hotel Zachary, with its prime location across the street from Wrigley Field and fashionable decor. And yet rates are surprisingly reasonable, which means more money to spend on prime seats behind home plate.

Starting at $159 per night

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Casa Violeta (tulum, Mexico)

Over the last few years Tulum has become a bona-fide hot spot. No surprise, it’s gotten a lot more expensive. However, we’re happy to report that you can still find cost-conscious accommodations at Casa Violeta, an eco-chic sanctuary that offers airy rooms and sacred Mayan wellness rituals.

Starting at $220 per night

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Hotel Emblem (san Francisco, California)

Rent in San Francisco may be crazy, but prices at the newest—and, dare we say, dopest—Viceroy debut are not. Hotel Emblem celebrates the irreverence of the Beat Generation. Think: mid-century furnishings, punchy art and cool quirks such as a book butler.

Starting at $299 per night

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Roomers Munich (munich, Germany)

From the outside, Roomers Munich looks like many other city sleeps, but that’s where the similarities end. Interiors are decidedly cosmopolitan with lots of vintage flair. Perhaps the most unique feature? The indoor spa pool has a screen for movie screenings.

Starting at $225 per night

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Big Cypress Lodge (memphis, Tennessee)

Housed in the 32-story Bass Pro Shop Pyramid in downtown Memphis, Big Cypress Lodge is a wilderness-inspired masterpiece with a larger-than-life personality. There’s an alligator-infested swamp, ocean-themed bowling alley, sky-high observation deck and the largest free-standing elevator in America. 

Starting at $205 per night

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Grand Hotel Minerva (florence, Italy)

Situated steps away from Piazza di Santa Maria Novella and close to Florence's iconic Duomo, Grand Hotel Minerva is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. Don’t worry, we won’t tell your S.O. that you didn’t blow a week’s wages on the room.

Starting at $270 per night

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Freehand New York

A bargain in the Big Apple? Darn straight. Freehand New York is a creative haven with an off-beat vibe, clever snoozing configurations and lots of communal spaces for socializing. The tiki cocktails and boho feel at Broken Shaker is most certainly a draw.

Starting at $199 per night

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Ka’anapali Beach Hotel (lahaina, Hawaii)

Oceanfront digs in Maui that won’t break the bank? Inconceivable! Get ready to have your mind blown. You can score a stay at Ka'anapali Beach Hotel for less than a pair of designer espadrilles, leaving you plenty of dough for hula lessons.

Starting at $265 per night

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The Alida (savannah, Georgia)

Set in Savannah’s quaint historic district, The Alida is a love letter to the rich tapestry of the Hostess City of the South. Each of the 152 rooms are individually appointed with period furnishings, nostalgic touches and contemporary works from local artists.

Starting at $205 per night

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Mama Shelter Prague (prague, Czech Republic)

And the winner for the most affordable overnight goes to...drumroll, please...Mama Shelter Prague. Equal parts cheap and chic, this millennial-minded outpost flaunts eclectic pieces, splashes of color and whimsical accents like comic masks. Plus, there are games galore and an awesome rooftop.

Starting at $67 per night

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Westdrift Manhattan Beach (manhattan Beach, California)

Ideal for bleisure travelers, the 26-acre westdrift Manhattan Beach channels the laid-back SoCal sensibility. Lounge under a pool-side private cabana while sipping on a seasonal cocktail or local craft beer—decisions, decisions.

Starting at $159 per night

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Thompson Seattle (seattle, Washington)

In the past, if you asked us what stylish, waterfront accommodations near Pike Place Market go for, we would have guessed a good chunk of change. That is until we found the Thompson Seattle, where sleek design and scenic views make a winning combination.

Starting at $269 per night

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Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour (sydney, Australia)

A historic wool store turned fashionable boutique hotel, Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour is pure Instagram bait. We dare anyone not to fall for the attractive mix of bold murals, mid-century modern furniture and wallet-friendly rates. Proximity to local landmarks is an added perk. 

Starting at $158 per night

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