15 Amazing Hotels Around The World For Under $100

While it is very easy to spend a lot of money when staying at a nice hotel there are some places around the world that have world class service and rooms that easily fit into any budget. With a little searching you can find hotels that offer luxury accommodations, great facilities and locations. Next time you are looking to get away for a weekend getaway, head out on a business trip or even once in a lifetime family trip, you don’t have to settle for a small room in a substandard hotel because you are afraid it might break your budget. Take some of these suggestions for amazing hotels that you can book for under $100 a night.

15. Chatrium Hotel Riverside -Bangkok, Thailand

The Chatrium Hotel Riverside is a multiple award winning hotel located adjacent to the Chao Phraya River, just 30 km from the International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand. A Grand Room with a city view is under $80 and comes with a private balcony. At 60 sq. meters the room comes complete with a kitchenette and dining area, coffee and tea making facilities, bathrobe and slippers. The hotel offers a business center that includes everything necessary if you just can’t leave work behind. A 35 meter infinity pool overlooking the river with an outdoor Jacuzzi awaits along with a fully equipped fitness center. Head to the Nemita spa on the ground floor and get a relaxing massage or do pick up some items in the shops. Also on the premises is a Starbucks Coffee Shop and the Saizen Japanese Restaurant. The hotel also has facilities for meetings and weddings.

Photo by: Chatrium Hotel
Photo by: Chatrium Hotel

14. Sri Bungalows -Ubud, Bali

For under $100 you can book a suite at the Sri Bungalows. The bungalows located in Ubud Bali comes with handsomely appointed suites with a private balcony overlooking the rice terraces. The rooms are stylishly appointed and other facilities include two swimming pools, restaurant and full service spa so you can enjoy a Balinese massage. The bungalows cover two floors and are surrounded by gardens and terraces. The hotel is only a short walk to the Ubud Market and the Monkey Forest. For a relaxing stay in a tropical paradise the price is hard to beat.

Photo by: Sri Bungalows
Photo by: Sri Bungalows

13. Radisson Blu Hotel -Cebu, Philippines

Located in the second largest city in the Philippines, Cebu is a popular destination because of the proximity to beautiful beaches and laid back lifestyle. The number one rated hotel in Cebu can also be had for under $100. The Radisson Blu, located 11 kilometers from the International Airport is conveniently located near all the popular tourist sights. With rooms offering goose feather pillows and duvets the Radisson will surely please. The hotel’s restaurant, Feria, offers both à la carte options and a buffet and with five master chefs the food runs the gamut of Filipino, Chinese, Japanese, Mediterranean and International cuisines. The hotel has a large tropical pool outside along with a fully equipped state of the art fitness center and spa. For those staying in a business class room or suite the business class lounge is open daily. The hotel also has a 180 seat lobby bar a pool bar and a tea bar serving 21 different teas from Sri Lanka, China, Japan and South Africa.

Photo by: Radisson Blu
Photo by: Radisson Blu

12. Riad Viva -Marrakech, Morocco

Located in the city center, 15 minutes from the airport, the Riad Viva Hotel offers visitors a relaxing stay in beautifully appointed rooms. The hotel offers guests a wide range of amenities including free WiFi, 24 hr. room service and airport transfers. With a combination of Moroccan style and luxurious amenities guests can be assured of a royal stay. The hotel has a pool along with a steam room and restaurant. The friendly staff can also help in arranging tours to the Ourika Valley, a Berber village, the magical city of Essaouira or point you to the best shopping in town. You can also check out the cooking classes offered by the hotel so you can learn how to use all those aromatic spices and flavors to impress your friends when you return home.

Photo by: Venere
Photo by: Venere

11. Hilton Anatole -Dallas, Texas

You don’t have to travel half way around the world to get a good hotel deal. The Hilton Anatole in Dallas offers the business traveler or visitor to the city comfortable rooms with all the amenities. A room with a King Size bed can be had for under $90 and has just about everything you need as a traveler. The hotel has a full business center and conference facilities and also offers an ATM, currency exchange, clothing store, onsite convenience store and concierge serve. Feel like getting a little exercise? Head to the Verandah Club with fully equipped fitness center, 25 meter lap pool, cross training and boxing gym or enjoy racquet ball the jogging track or basketball courts. The V Spa is the perfect place to get a relaxing massage or spa treatment. In addition to room service there are 5 dining establishments at the hotel including SĒR Steak + Spirits serving up tender steaks and fresh seafood on the 27th floor.

Photo by: Hilton Hotels
Photo by: Hilton Hotels

10. Hotel Paseo Del Arte -Madrid, Spain

Located just a 100 meters from the Atoche Train Station, the Hotel Paseo Del Arte is a 4 star hotel in the heart of Madrid. Comfortably appointed rooms are tastefully furnished and offer a panoramic view of the interior garden or the city. Complete with desk, free WiFi, flat screen TV with international channels, and marble bathroom guests are in the perfect spot to explore the city. The hotel has a fitness facility, shops, coffee shop and bar. The restaurant serves a breakfast buffet and along with regional and international cuisine. With 260 rooms the hotel is less than 15 km to the airport making it easily accessible. The hotel is located in the area known as the Arts Triangle and within walking distance to several museums, parks, shopping, restaurants and the famous Madrid nightlife.

Photo by: Hotel Paseo Del Arte
Photo by: Hotel Paseo Del Arte

9. Century Plaza Hotel and Spa -Vancouver, B.C.

The Century Plaza Hotel and Spa is a family owned and operated located in the center of downtown Vancouver. The hotel prides itself on providing the best service possible. With a business center, conference facilities and indoor pool, the Century Plaza is the perfect place for business travelers and families visiting the city. Since opening the Absolute Spa at Century Plaza Hotel 12 years ago, the Spa has received over 50 awards and is the favorite of celebrities like Zac Effron, Elle McPherson and Gwyneth Paltrow when in town. With an ozonated swimming pool, eucalyptus steam room and relaxation lounge the Spa is the perfect place to get pampered. The hotel also features the C Prime Italian Steak and Wine Restaurant. Using locally sourced meats, vegetables and seafood Chef Bruce Woods has made the restaurant one of the hottest destinations in Vancouver. A coffee shop, salon and Vancouver’s iconic comedy club The Comedy Mix are also available to guests.

Photo by: Century Plaza Hotel
Photo by: Century Plaza Hotel

8. Sana Hotel -Berlin, Germany

The Sana Hotel is a 4 star Superior Class hotel located on the west side of Berlin. With 203 rooms including suites and apartments the Sana offers a wide choice of accommodations. A double room can be booked for less than $100 and prices go up from there. Facilities include a breakfast room, restaurant serving Portuguese cuisine, two bars, terrace garden, fitness center and massage services. The F8/eight Bar & Lounge seats 50 and guests can relax with fine wines and spirits while listening to live jazz. A smoking bar also exists for those that enjoy a fine cigar. In addition to massage services the wellness area on the 7th floor offers an indoor swimming pool, sauna and Turkish bath. The Sana Hotel is also centrally located for sightseeing with the Brandenburg Gate less than 5 km. away, as well as the zoo, museums and cultural facilities being nearby.

Photo by: Sana Hotel
Photo by: Sana Hotel

7. The Signature at MGM Grand -Las Vegas, Nevada

Located just off the famed Las Vegas Strip, The Signature at MGM Grand offers an elevated level of personalized service. Luxuriously appointed suites start at just under $100 and have all the amenities you might expect in luxury hotels costing much more. With a private pool complete with personal cabana and in suite spa services to the spacious suites with granite and marble bathrooms and kitchenettes the hotel does everything possible to pamper the guests. The hotel concierge will ensure you get tickets to the best shows and hard to get restaurant reservations and has a gourmet delicatessen on the premises. Whether you are hitting the Las Vegas Strip, spending the day golfing or seeing the sights you can relax and unwind in your private suite at night and get the rock star treatment from a dedicated staff that does everything the ensure you have the ultimate Las Vegas experience.

Photo by: Signature at MGM Grand
Photo by: Signature at MGM Grand

6. Golden Tulip Amsterdam West -Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam is known for offering cheap backpacker accommodations with over 180 hostels in the city. For those not wanting budget sleeping arrangements with noisy neighbors there is an alternative. Conveniently located to Schiphol Airport and the city center the Golden Tulip Amsterdam West makes exploring the city easy. With rates under $100 you can have the comfort of a spacious room with heated floors, a rain shower and free internet access. Comfortably appointed rooms have been designed to be soundproof so guests can get a good night’s sleep uninterrupted by the wild Amsterdam nightlife. The buffet restaurant seats 300 and is open for breakfast and dinner and the modern bar is a great place to relax and have a cocktail, cup of coffee or a slice of homemade pie. The tram stop is a mere 50 meters from the hotel for easy commute to the famous sights such as the Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum.

Photo by: Golden Tulip Hotels
Photo by: Golden Tulip Hotels

5. Relais Spa Chessy Residence -Paris, France

Visitors to Paris know hotels and pretty much everything else can be pricey. With a little searching you can find gems such as the Relais Spa Chessy Residence near Disneyland Paris. A premium room with free WiFi, unlimited spa access and shuttle to Disney Land can be scooped up for under $100. The rooms have a small office area and a discreet kitchen with hot plate. Hotel amenities include pool, steam room, sauna, gym and spa treatments. The Franklin Bar makes for a cozy place to relax with friends for a drink while the Brasserie Flo restaurant serves up sophisticated French cuisine. The hotel staff strives to ensure each guest gets the VIP treatment.

Photo by: Realis Spa
Photo by: Realis Spa

4. Chateau Victoria -Victoria, B.C.

Sitting on the location of a former mansion the Chateau Victoria is a boutique hotel offering a touch of opulence to guests. The hotel has a colorful past due to a parrot that inherited the old mansion that previously stood there and some swear they have seen the well-dressed ghost of Victoria Jane, the previous mansion owner, roaming the halls. Whether you see a ghost or not one thing you can be assured of. The hotel goes out of the way to make to feel comfortable and the rooms complete with free WiFi and big comfortable beds await the tired traveler. The hotel’s Vista 18 restaurant offers regional cuisine and has an extensive wine list. The hotel bar, Clive’s Classic Lounge, has been listed as one of the top hotel bars by several publications. The hotel offers in room spa treatments and massages and the hotel has a lap pool, hot tub and fitness center.

Photo by: Trip Advisor
Photo by: Trip Advisor

3. Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba -Tokyo, Japan

While Tokyo has its share of pod hotels, where you get to sleep in what resembles a submarine torpedo tube, there are other options. One such option is the Grand Nikko Tokyo Diaba Hotel, a 5 star resort located just 20 minutes from Haneda International airport on 15 minutes from downtown Tokyo. A superior Double room can be booked for under $100 during the week and the hotel comes with such amenities as an outdoor terraced swimming pool with fantastic views of Tokyo, a wellness salon, acupuncture center and has a medical clinic on the premises. The hotel fitness center is fully equipped and has trainers on staff and the hotel has several shops on site. There are eight restaurants at the resort including sushi, Chinese and Italian and the Ruy Lopez Bar stocks liquor from around the world along with fine cigars.

Photo by: Jalan
Photo by: Jalan

2. Lancaster House -Bogota, Colombia

Lancaster House in Bogota Colombia is a boutique hotel designed in the art deco style. The 4 star hotel has two bars, restaurant, gym and sauna. Gatsby Restaurant serves traditional Colombian and International food while the more relaxed Bistro 106 is a great place to relax and get a lighter meal or dessert. Relax in the piano bar with a game of billiards or a cocktail before heading up to your luxurious room. The Junior Suite comes equipped with a living and dining area, work space and kitchen. The hotel also offers a mobile spa service so guests can book a massage or just relax in the sauna. Located in an upscale neighborhood close to embassies and near the major shopping areas the Lancaster is centrally located for easy access to all the city has to offer.

Photo by: Lancaster House
Photo by: Lancaster House

1. Kaani Village and Spa -Maldives

The Kaani Village and Spa located in the beautiful Maldives offers guests a pampered option to staying at a discounted beach hotel. With a Double Deluxe room overlooking the pool that comes with a breakfast included the hotel makes a perfect base to enjoy the island. The Sampa Spa at the hotel offers tradition Thai massage as well as aroma massages performed by two masseuses at once. The hotel has a pool and restaurant and the hotel staff can arrange activities such as fishing, dolphin watching, scuba diving, snorkeling or an island tour complete with picnic. Rated number 3 out of 40 small boutique hotels by TripAdvisor the Kaani Village and Spa does everything possible to pamper guests and make your stay memorable.

Photo by: Kaani Village & Spa
Photo by: Kaani Village & Spa

10 Things to See and Do in Cebu, Philippines

Cebu is one of the islands that comprises the country of the Philippines and also home to the city that bears the same name. Cebu City is the second largest city in the Philippines and a favorite tourist spot for foreigners and Filipinos alike. Cebu city is considered to be the oldest settlement in the Philippines established by the Spaniards. Cebu City is host to the annual Sinulog Festival honoring the patron Saint of the area Santo Nino. Pristine white beaches, excellent diving and snorkeling along with the opportunity to visit many cultural and historical sites all combine to offer tourists the perfect getaway.

10. 1730 Jesuit House

Located on a non-descript side street inside an operating warehouse, lies the oldest house in the Philippines. The current owner, who operates the hardware warehouse, bought it from a family that had owned it since the late 1900’s. Named the 1730 Jesuit House by a visiting Franciscan archivist in the early 1900’s. A coin from the Ming Dynasty, along with other artifacts found at the house suggest the home is much older and was possibly the home a Chinese merchant. Artifacts, document and old photographs are in the home which is now a museum and can be toured by buying a ticket at the warehouse.

Photo by: Museo Parian sa Sugbo 1730 Jesuit House
Photo by: Museo Parian sa Sugbo 1730 Jesuit House

9. Yap San Diego Ancestral House

Built sometime in the 1700’s by a Chinese merchant, the house is an example of what life was like in early Cebu. Hand carved furniture and antiques along with old pottery cooking utensils adorn the inside of the home. The roof of the house is 95 percent original and the old wooden staircase going up to the second floor shows where people for generations have ascended the stairs. The current owner is a well known choreographer in the Philippines. While he and his family still use the home on weekends you can visit any seven days of the week for a nominal fee.

Photo by: Constantine Agustin via Flickr
Photo by: Constantine Agustin via Flickr

8. Magellan Shrine

The Magellan Shrine is located on Mactan Island, adjacent to Cebu City. During the battle of Mactan in 1521. Magellan led a 49 man attack force to subdue Lapu-Lapu the local Chief and put the area under his control. What Magellan didn’t figure on were 1500 warriors who quickly killed Magellan and most of his crew. The Shrine is erected on the spot where the battle took place and next to the monument stands an impressive statue of Lapu-Lapu ever ready to repel aggressors. A small garden and plaza along with some souvenir shops are located on the grounds.

Photo by: shankar s. via Flickr
Photo by: shankar s. via Flickr

7. Museo Sugbo

Previously the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center, the old building which dates back to the 1870’s is now home to the Cebu Provincial Museum. There are four permanent galleries and three special exhibition galleries that house artifacts, photos and documents detailing the political history of the Philippines and Cebu along with other historically important events. There is an exhibition displaying some of the artifacts from the shipwreck of the San Diego in 1600, alongside an exhibition on the detailed history during the Japanese occupation and Philippine independence.

Photo by: Constantine Agustin via Flickr
Photo by: Constantine Agustin via Flickr

6. Guitar Shops

Mactan Island is home to several of the country’s best guitar makers. Many of these shops have been around in some form or another for over a hundred years. Famous guitar making families like Allegre and Ferangeli Guitar have shops where you can not only watch how the guitars are made but the people are friendly and will give you guided tours of the facilities. People from all over visit the factories to purchase handmade stringed instruments made from exotic woods. After you watch the meticulous craftsmanship from the guitar maker, speak to one of the salesmen and pick out the perfect instrument for you.

Blues guitar

5. Fort San Pedro

Fort San Pedro was built in 1565 by Spanish conquistador Miguel Lopez De Legaspi and named after his ship. Used over the years by various militaries the fort now houses a museum where artifacts from early Cebu can be found along with the history of the Fort and Cebu. Tour the living quarters and see the various weapon emplacements along with exhibitions from shipwrecks and archaeological diggings. Originally built to secure the harbor and repel Muslim raiders it also served as a stronghold for Filipino revolutionaries. The small triangular fort is located at the Plaza de Independencia.

Fort San Pedro, Philippines

4. Carbon Market

The oldest and largest market in Cebu city is over 100 years old. Labeled as the biggest farmers market in the city, it is here that a variety of fresh produce can be found. The market also has stores selling fresh fish and meat, clothing, souvenirs and just about anything else you can think of. Named for the depot where coal was once offloaded from the railroad, Carbon Market is a favorite of locals and tourists. The market is located in downtown near many other tourist sights and offers a chance to experience the culture and meet people.

Art Phaneuf Photography / Shutterstock.com
Art Phaneuf Photography / Shutterstock.com

3. Cebu Taoist Temple

Built in 1972 by the Chinese Taoist community in Cebu, the temple is located in the Beverly Hills subdivision overlooking Cebu City. Easily reachable by taxi, you arrive at the front where 99 steps take you to the temple itself. Unlike many temples the Taoist Temple is open to visitors where you can view the temple itself and the statues. It is a popular site for tourists wanting beautiful photographs as it offers the perfect scenery. You can gain entry into the temple itself but there are dress codes such as no shorts. No photography is allowed of the inside of the temple, but it is open so you can easily see everything.

Cebu Taoist Temple

2. Magellan’s Cross

Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who organized the Spanish expedition to locate a shorter route to the Spice Islands, landed in Cebu in 1521. Upon landing he ordered a Christian Cross be erected on the island. Today the cross is housed in a small chapel across the street from the Santo Niño Church. The original cross is encased inside another wooden cross in order to protect it. The chapel where the cross is located is easily accessible and attracts tourists and pilgrims alike. Whether the cross is actually there or it was destroyed or stolen and replaced by a replica, the site is still popular spot for tourists and photographers.

Magellan's Cross Cebu

1. Basilica Minore Del Santo Niño

Commonly called Santo Niño Church, the Basilica was founded in 1565 by Spanish Explorers where the image of the Santo Niño statue was found. The oldest Roman Catholic Church in the country was damaged when Typhoon Yolanda hit the island in 2013 and was closed for over a year. The church is now open again and welcoming worshipers and visitors. A museum on the premises houses antique relics and statues. The church houses the oldest religious image in the country and in 1941 was declared a National Historical Landmark.

Photo by: By Badz Patanag (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Photo by: By Badz Patanag (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons