5 Luxe Hotels You Can Actually Afford

Don't think you can pay for a fancy Bali vacation? Think again.

Five-star accommodations at an affordable price are hard to come by — especially in some of the most stunning and sought-after destinations around the world. But just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of the finer things in life. To prove it, GOBankingRates dug deep to find these five-star hotels all over the world that you can book for $200 per night or less. If you’re looking for luxury without the luxurious price tag, it might be time to pack your bags.

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Rixos Pera Istanbul hotel
1. Rixos Pera Istanbul

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Guests: 2
Price: $145 per night
High season: April through July

If being close to shopping and entertainment is key, the Rixos Pera Istanbul offers an excellent location that’s only steps from the vibrant Istiklal Avenue, and other shopping destinations are less than ten minutes away. While at the hotel, lounge in the spacious elegance of your room, complete with a mini bar, or partake in the Riox Royal Spa’s services, including a Turkish bath or massage. A well-appointed fitness center and hairdresser are also available for your needs. For on-site dining, the hotel offers three options, including the Cafe Royal, which features views of the Golden Horn inlet.

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2. Casa Del Fino Hotel & Spa

Location: Chania, Greece
Guests: 2
Price: $183 per night, breakfast included
High season: July and August

Experience old-world charm in this circa 17th-century Venetian mansion located in the historic old town part of Chania– just moments from the seaside. The rooms feature luxurious accommodations, including marble bathrooms and sumptuous furnishings accented with modern conveniences. For leisure time, visit the hotel’s spa offering a steam room, oversized hot tub and relaxation spaces. In the evening, enjoy the beauty of a Grecian sunset from the property’s rooftop terrace, which overlooks the town and harbor.

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Mulia Hotel in Bali Indonesia by the Indian Ocean
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3.  The Mulia, Bali

Location: Nusa Dua, Bali
Guests: 2
Price: $176 per night, breakfast included
High season: July and August

Located on the southern tip of Bali, this resort hotel offers sweeping Indian Ocean views, as well as three swimming pools, a well-appointed spa and elegant guest rooms with plenty of space. Enjoy on-site dining or room service for meals. Three beaches are within a few minutes stroll from the property. And the famous Uluwatu Temple, which offers unparalleled sunset views, is only a half-hour drive away.

4. Fota Island Hotel & Spa

Location: Cork, Ireland
Guests: 2
Price: $197 per night, breakfast included
High season: July and August

Fota Island Hotel features tremendous value for your money with amenities such as an on-site, 18-hole golf course; a host of spa services and a modern fitness center. Elegantly designed guestrooms feature separate seating areas and relaxing countryside vistas. For on-site dining, Fota Restaurant offers a variety of traditional and international cuisine with the option of dining al fresco on the terrace. And, for those who love wildlife, Fota Wildlife Park is but a short walk from the hotel grounds.

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St. Regis Hotel among the Kuala Lumpur skyline
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5. The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Guests: 2
Price: $194 per night
High season: December and January, June through August

Luxury abounds at this five-star hotel, which features the largest standard guest rooms in the city. Guest rooms offer thoughtful details, such as dedicated seating areas and walk-in wardrobes, as well as window views of Kuala Lumpur skyline. Property amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center and sauna, as well as a private, curated art collection. Dining options include French, international, Asian-fusion and Japanese cuisine, with indoor, rooftop and poolside seating.

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Methodology: All hotel rates were sourced from Booking.com using high season dates that were sourced from Frommers.