There are few pleasures quite as exquisite as a stay in a five-star hotel. Add “getting a bargain” into the experience, and you may as well add an extra star. Bliss!
1. Novotel Ahmedabad (India)
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.
2. 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. The hotel radiates traditional Javanese culture and is exquisitely dressed in batik patterns, antique lighting, and talking-point ornaments.
3. Grand Mercure Medan Angkasa (Indonesia)
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.
4. 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. Stay in the center of everything in one of the country’s most attractive cities for $32 a night.