Looking for a getaway now that the weather is finally improving, but your budget doesn’t stretch to luxury suites? We've got a selection of surprisingly affordable hotels for you. These are places that offer excellent value for money – they are inexpensive without sacrificing comfort.

    Value can come in different forms, so you'll find that some of the hotels listed below have especially convenient locations, while others have a long list of guest facilities. Some still put comfort and style first, while a selection offers a combination of all of the above. And, of course, they can all be found in cities across Canada, the US, and into Central America, which offer great weather and fun things to see and do at this time of year.

    Hôtel Le Concorde Québec doesn't look like a budget hotel from the outside or inside. However, you'll find that it offers excellent value for money. Even the standard rooms have a simple and stylish look that extends throughout the property. From the two restaurants to the spa and lounges, the hotel's design is elegant and comfortable.

    The 28th-floor restaurant offers stunning views of the city skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows. From here, you can see the Plains of Abraham below and the St. Lawrence River beyond. Suffice it to say, the hotel's prime location adds to its remarkable value. Moreover, the food at the restaurant is outstanding, making it a must-visit.

    The Sandman Signature Calgary Downtown Hotel offers excellent value by providing premium bedding and great facilities in a convenient location. Located in Calgary's Downtown Commercial district and just steps away from a CTrain light rail station, this 300-room hotel is perfect for business or leisure travellers who want a comfortable and hassle-free stay.

    The hotel features an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a fusion cuisine restaurant. In-room amenities include refrigerators and microwaves, allowing guests to do some self-catering if they wish. Moreover, for those who travel with their 4-legged friends, the hotel is pet-friendly.

    Cartier Place Suite Hotel is an aparthotel situated in Ottawa's Centretown that provides guests with a home away from home. Its prime location places you within a 20-minute walk from some of the city's major attractions such as Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada, and the CF Rideau Centre. In addition, there are plenty of restaurants, shops, and bars in the immediate vicinity.

    The hotel offers simply decorated rooms, but surprises guests with an excellent range of facilities, including an indoor pool. The rooms are equipped with full-size fridges, ovens, stovetops, and other helpful kitchen appliances. However, if you prefer not to cook, there is an on-site restaurant and room service available.

    The Chateau Lacombe Hotel is situated on the outskirts of Downtown Edmonton, providing effortless access to the North Saskatchewan River and the city's many riverside parks. This prime location offers both comfort and convenience, with nearby attractions such as the Royal Alberta Museum, Rogers Place arena, and numerous dining, shopping, and nightlife options in the city centre.

    If you don't feel like dining out, no worries - the hotel features a revolving restaurant on the 24th floor that serves international cuisine while offering delightful views over the river. Moreover, the hotel is clean, comfortable, and subtly stylish, ensuring a pleasant stay.

    The Charlottetown Inn is a charming hotel located on the outskirts of the city's downtown area, providing a cosy atmosphere that feels like a home away from home, but with the added bonus of an indoor swimming pool. The hotel offers 143 rooms that feature premium bedding and blackout curtains, ensuring guests have a restful night's sleep.

    As the name suggests, the hotel is connected to a 6,000-sq-ft space, with the Prince Edward Island Convention Centre located nearby. The downtown area, which provides a range of dining and nightlife options, is within a short walking distance, making this an ideal budget-friendly option for those looking to explore Prince Edward Island's provincial capital.


    Horseshoe Las Vegas

    Las Vegas, NV

    Finding a budget-friendly hotel in Las Vegas at any time of the year, let alone one on the world-famous Strip, seems unlikely, but Horseshoe Las Vegas is that hotel. It features everything you would expect from a hotel on the Vegas Strip, including a casino, an outdoor pool, 4 bars and lounges, 9 restaurants, and a conference space.

    Of course, when looking for a place to stay, the comfort of the rooms is crucial. The Horseshoe has not compromised on that either, providing luxurious comfort in each of the 2,814 rooms, featuring pillow-top beds throughout.

    Vīb Hotel is located just across the road from Tempe's 5th Street/Ash Avenue light rail station and a short walk from Arizona State University, making it a very convenient location. To the west, there are restaurants in the Riverside neighbourhood, and to the east, there is nightlife around the university. All of this is bordered by the Salt River to the north, with the 140-acre Desert Botanical Garden on the other side.

    The hotel itself is stylish and comfortable, featuring a rooftop pool and a seafood-focused restaurant. The 102 rooms offer premium bedding, huge TVs, and rainfall showerheads, as well as all the little touches that make your stay more enjoyable.

    Club Quarters Hotel is situated right in the heart of Houston's Skyline District, making it convenient for both the business district and downtown. It is only steps away from the Central Station Main light METRORail station, providing easy access to the city's vibrant nightlife and dining options. The hotel's own bistro is also worth a visit.

    The hotel's décor is simple yet stylish, ideally suited to its surroundings of towering skyscrapers. Naturally, all typical modern amenities are provided to make your stay more comfortable, including a fitness room.


    Hotel Punto MX

    Mexico City, Mexico

    Hotel Punto is situated in the heart of Mexico City's Centro district, just a 10-minute walk from the Plaza de la Constitucion, Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, and the National Palace. The hotel is surrounded by excellent restaurants, shops, and nightlife venues, making it a convenient base for exploring the area.

    Although the hotel only has 60 rooms, it more than compensates for its size with a focus on quality. The rooms are stylish and comfortable, featuring bare-brick décor and premium bedding. Additionally, there is a rooftop terrace, a fitness room, and a restaurant serving regional cuisine.


    Barceló San José

    San Jose, Costa Rica

    Barceló San José is a spacious and comfortable resort located close to the centre of Costa Rica's capital. The resort features a large outdoor pool surrounded by gardens, a stylish restaurant, a cool bar, and an on-site spa. Additionally, there are tennis courts, a large gym with a hot tub, and a gift shop, making it a great value for money. 

    The 254 rooms are simply decorated but offer plenty of comforts. The resort is situated a short drive away from the National Stadium and La Sabana Park, with the city centre also nearby, making it an ideal location for those planning to explore San José. 

    Ben Reeves | Compulsive Traveler

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