Just take my money now…

If you’re looking for all out luxury, pampering, and unbelievable food in some of the world’s top destinations, then you’re usually looking at quite a hefty price tag to go along with it. Now, we’re not saying these places below are cheap, but for the quality that they offer, they are easily some of the most reasonably priced hotels in the world.

It’s not often you can experience the very best for less than $300 per night. If you’ve been saving for something special, one of these just might be your winner.

a swimming pool with a deck and chairsAlila Jabal Akhdar, Oman

This luxury boutique hotel has been hot on everyone’s minds recently, and rightly so. Sitting atop the Al Hajar mountains, the views are just outrageous. If you’re looking for pure relaxation with spa treatments, outdoor yoga or a little rock climbing adventure, it has it all. If you just want to chill in an infinity pool with a mesmerizing view, you can do that too. The pool is about 2000 meters above sea level, by the way. The eco luxury design of the hotel mixes perfectly with the striking landscapes for some extremely impressive photos, just in case you want to brag a little bit.

Price: From $300 / £215

Link: Alila Jabal Akhdar

a pool with lounge chairs and treesCOMO Uma Ubud, Bali

You’ve seen Eat Pray Love, you’ve heard that Bali “changes you” and you’re in the mood for luxury wrapped in nature and serenity. With dense jungle and rice fields all around you, you’ll be able to bask in the sun while enjoying scenery and wildlife only found in the forests of Bali. P.S. they also do great cocktails by the pool. When you’re ready to leave this little haven, you’re right on the edge of the buzzing town of Ubud; a lively town full of restaurants, bars, shops and a monkey forest.

Price: From $238 / £170

Link: COMO Uma Ubud

a living room with a fireplace and couchesThe Rees, Queenstown

Full stop: Queenstown is one of the most beautiful places in the world. We completely understand why immigration needs to see a return ticket before letting you land. The Rees offers hotel rooms, luxury apartments and private residences, with spectacular views over Lake Wakatipu and the truly remarkable – Remarkable Mountain Range. It’s just a short, beautiful walk into downtown Queenstown where you will find excellent food, wine, shops and endless thrill seeking adventure activities and fun. There are endless things to do and try in this ridiculously perfect part of the world, and if you’re staying in The Rees, you’ll be perfectly situated.

Price: From $259 / £185

Link: The Rees

a pool with a deck chair and umbrellaWildflower Hall, Shimla

Part of Oberoi Hotels, the most luxurious and celebrated hotel brand in India, this fairy tale resort sits 8250 feet above sea level in the Himalayas. The surrounding landscape is magnificent from every perch. It’s easily one of the most inspiring places you’ll ever set foot. But, while others in the area may be ruffing it, you can enjoy the perfect balance between spontaneous adventure with river rafting, trekking and mountain biking – in between utter relaxation and pampering, of course.

Price: From $300 / £218

Link: Wildflower Hall

a large house with a stone wallDormy House, Cotswolds

It’s tough to beat a UK trip with a luxurious spa getaway soaking up the quintessentially beautiful English countryside. If you’re looking for that classic British experience people see and love from the movies, there’s no better place to do it. From the refined farm to table food to the eccentric, comfortably stylish vibe in every room, this friendly hotel will leave you feeling refreshed, happy and ready to take on London!

Price: From $300 / £218

Link: Dormy House

a building with trees and a pool in front of itSiam Kempinski Hotel, Bangkok

This resort style hotel in Bangkok has everything you could ever need. With three outdoor pools, three restaurants, a spa, cafe and beautiful modern rooms, it’s a great place to set up camp in the bustling city. It’s also got direct access to one of the biggest malls in Asia, should any shopping be in your plans! Bangkok raises the volume on the term buzzing, but this refined luxury hotel will have you ready for more in no time.

Price: From $240 / £172

Link: Siam Keminski Hotel

a swimming pool in a white buildingPure House, Ibiza

It’s not just a party island, and this place is proof. This stylish property is surrounded by tropical gardens, olive groves and colorful fruit trees – making it a most glorious place to relax in between DJ sets, never ending dinners and chic pool parties. That moment you fall asleep on the pool deck with a hangover and wake up with a sunburn: priceless. The sandy beaches and buzzing town of Ibiza are just few moments away, making this the ideal place to stay.

Price: From $245 / £175

Link: Pure House

a room with a bed and a couchThe Scarlet Huntington, San Francisco

San Francisco sleeps can be crazy expensive, but there’s one gem that tops them all. Located in the Nob Hill area, perched high above the city with incredible views, this perfectly situated hotel offers all the best of San Francisco. The friendly staff are always on hand to help and make you feel welcome and The Big 4 restaurant offers some of the most potent cocktails in the city. Just what you need after walking up all those steep hills. And yes, they are really-really steep.

Price: From $203 / £145

Link: The Scarlet Huntington

a group of trees with lights at nightMarina Bay Sands, Singapore

Marketing? Ha! This hotel gets more free press than virtually any other, thanks to its instantly recognizable, borderline iconic rooftop infinity pool. That, and it’s made up of three towers, joined at the top by a ship, a surfboard or whatever shape you choose to see. The hotel is everything. Truly. There’s a flood of excellent restaurants, there are spectacular views of Singapore, there are boutiques and after you’ve indulged to the max, you’re right next to Gardens by the Bay. for a spectacular light show. Having a Singapore Sling in this rooftop pool may be one of the most memorable things you’ll do this year.

Price: From $295 / £213

Link: Marina Bay Sands

a pool with a mountain in the backgroundBoucan by Hotel Chocolat, St Lucia

Ok ok- we broke the $300 barrier, but occasionally this hotel does too, via secret sales. This boutique hotel and real life cocoa plantation sit 1000 feet above the Caribbean Sea blending luxury with nature. If you’re a chocolate fan, consider this Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory. The stunning setting, the accommodations are refined, the food is  wonderful food and if this isn’t seriously high on your list of places to go – you just might be crazy.

Price: From $346/£248

Link: Boucan by Hotel Chocolat

Featured image courtesy of the Hotel Chocolat, St Lucia.

Gilbert Ott

Gilbert Ott is an ever curious traveler and one of the world's leading travel experts. His adventures take him all over the globe, often spanning over 200,000 miles a year and his travel exploits are regularly...

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  1. I’ve stayed at MBS 3 times. Never found a rate anywhere close to $300. It’s usually about $595-700 SGD

  2. @Hal: I just picked a random day in September: got a rate of $399 SGD, which is $301. It’s possible.

  3. While it’s true that you can get MBS for around $300… it’s a pretty shitty experience. A true mega hotel, the only redeeming feature is the pool, but that’s hardly a relaxing experience.

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