Hotels

Luxury for less in these top 10 spots

Gabriella Warden

Don’t let the falling Aussie dollar cramp your vacay style!

The latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI)* has been released, revealing the ten holiday hubs around the world where Aussie travellers got five-star accommodation with a budget price tag.

And they’re not all where you’d expect!

But don’t worry – we won’t keep them shrouded in mystery!

Here are the top ten destinations around the world and the average price paid per night by Aussie traveller where you can get your own slice of hotel luxury without forking out (‘scuse the food puns).

We’ve also included some examples of the luxurious hotels on offer, courtesy of Hotels.com.

1. Warsaw, Poland – A$143

The Intercontinental, from A$166/night

2. Brussels, Belgium – A$191

The Metropole, from A$173/night

 

3. Berlin, Germany – A$217

Steigenberger Hotel Am Kanzleramt, from A$196/night

 

4. Bangkok, Thailand – A$221

Anantara Riverside Bangkok Riverside Resort and Spa, from A$186/night

 

5. Budapest, Hungary – A$224

The Hilton Budapest City, from A$185/night

 

6. Delhi, India – A$229

The Westin Gurgaon, from A$176/night

 

7. Guangzhou (Canton), China – A$233

Shangri-la Hotel Guangzhou, from A$291/night

 

8. Lisbon, Portugal – A$234

Vila Gale Collection Palacio dos Arcos, from A$237/night

 

9. Mumbai, India – A$244

Sofitel Mumbai BKC, from A$207/night

 

10. Istanbul, Turkey – A$245

Wyndham Grand Istanbul Kalamis Marina Hotel, from A$158/night

For the sake of comparison, the HPI also revealed destinations where Australians paid the most for a night in a five-star hotel, with Cancun coming in at number one with the average price per night a sky high A$733.

*The HPI compares hotel prices paid in the first six months of 2015 with the same period in 2014.

Featured Image: “Price Tag” – Jessie J (directed by Emil Nava)/fanpop.com

Other Images: Hotels.com

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