Five-star hotels tend to provide the best food and bedding in beautiful surroundings. Unfortunately, they also have a rate to match. There are exceptions to the rule, however. The latest Hotels.com price index has revealed fourteen countries where Australians can score five-star hotel luxury for under $250 per night. If you want to travel in style without paying through the nose for it, these are the destinations to consider.
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Hotels.com's latest hotel price index compared the average prices paid for hotels in 2014 and 2013, including five-star accommodations. It found destinations in Europe and Asia offered the most affordable five-star hotels globally, with Warsaw topping the list.
According to Hotels.com's analysis, prices for rooms in Asia continue to offer the best-value luxury hotel deals for Australian travellers; especially when airfares are taken into account. Europe has also become a more affordable destination thanks to the depreciating Euro.
The world’s most affordable five-star accommodation destinations for Australians in 2014 were as follows:
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