Unfortunately, the words “five-star” and “bargain” rarely appear together. To qualify for the top rating, a hotel’s staff must personally greet every guest (with flowers or a gift if in Europe). The accommodation should be luxurious. The facilities should meet every need. This costs money.
The world’s cheapest five-star hotel costs $28 per night: the Novotel Ahmedabad Hotel in Ahmedabad, India. Positioned on the SG highway with nearby airport access and proximity to industrial hubs, the hotel is priced to entice business travelers to stay an extra night.
Royal Surakarta Heritage Solo MGallery Collection (Indonesia)
India’s Novotel Ahmedabad Hotel is the cheapest in the world, but The Royal Surakarta Heritage Solo MGallery Collection in Surakarta, Indonesia, isn’t far behind at $30 a night.
This Accor hotel is conveniently located in Medan’s business and shopping district and offers close proximity to Kuala Namu International Airport (39 kilometers away). It features several restaurants, a swimming pool, and meeting rooms. All for $32 nightly.
Hotel Ickale (Turkey)
Turkey’s cheapest 5-star is the Hotel Ickale in Ankara. “You will be rejuvenated and feel reborn through the natural gifts utilized in a room illuminated with candlelight and surrounded by exotic scents,” boasts the hotel of its Bali Massage.
The Raweekanlaya Hotel Bangkok (Thailand)
The Raweekanlaya is a dream come true at $32 nightly. It’s 38 rooms are quiet and comfortable, and its culinary programs will delight even the most demanding traveler.
Surmeli Adana Hotel (Turkey)
What do you get for $36 a night? Well, if you stay at the Surmeli Adana, you can expect a fully equipped spa and exercise room, free WiFi, spacious rooms, and excellent local cuisine, all in the center of the city.
Grand Venus La Residence (Cambodia)
TheGrand Venus can be yours for $39 nightly, and what a hotel you get for this small sum. You are 2.4 miles from Angkor Wat and all of its ancient splendor, and service at this hotel has been lauded by many of its guests, especially couples.