Fancy Upgrading?  Try a luxury hotel deal!

Fancy hotels, like frequent air travel, were once beyond the bank balance of travellers or backpackers.
Now, that's all changed - and just like the Ryanair revolution, it seems you can't move for [ luxury hotel deals ] at places
with cool design or a spa treatment or two on offer.  For the price of a private room at a regular hostel, you could instead
get a night at a luxury hotel: a great treat after roughing it on the road for awhile.  So, get inspired by our list of glitzy hotels
with great rates, for those times you want to treat yourself to a night without hearing strangers snoring in the next bunk...

 

 
Amsterdam 5 star hotels

Amsterdam 5 star hotels

Think the phrase [ five star hotel deals ] a bit of an oxymoron? You might be surprised. Five star hotels are just as keen as any other to pull in guests, and offering amazing rates is a sure-fire way to do so. Lloyd Hotel and Cultural Embassy in Amsterdam is our favorite place for luxury accommodation with a twist: starting at £69 GBP, it offers rooms ranging from 1-star to 5-star and is situated on its own island in the Eastern Docklands.

[ 5-Star Hotels in Amsterdam ]

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Berlin spa hotels
Berlin spa hotels

Spa devotees already know the benefits of a relaxing treatment: for the rest of us, one great massage or facial can be a total revelation. There are plenty of [ spa hotel deals ] to be had nowadays, but head to Bleibtreu Berlin for a great experience in a city better known for hectic nightlife. With its room rates starting from £54 GBP and mini-bars on the house, adding on a half-hour massage in the cute subterranean treatment rooms wonít break the bank Ė plus thereís yoga and a steam room too.

[ SPA pampering in Berlin ]

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Marrakesh romantic hotels


Marrakesh romantic hotels

Romance is hard to come by at normal cookie-cutter guesthouses. But, itís possible to impress a loved one without spending a great deal: if you feel like slowing down a notch in Moroccoís hectic capital Marrakech, Riad Zayane is just the ticket. This traditional family home has just five gorgeous rooms, which makes for a most [ intimate atmosphere ]. A courtyard plunge pool and beautiful antique furniture add to the sense of refinement, and itís all for just £65 GBP a night.

[ Romantic Hotels in Marrakech ]

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Prague design hotels

Prague design hotels


Really [ elegantly-styled hotels ] can often get tagged as stuffy or exclusive. While thatís true for those that get it wrong, the best hotels put as much care into friendly service as into their design. [ 987 in Prague ] is one of our favorites, with its cosy cocktail bar and minimalist Philippe Starck furnishing creating a cool and intimate atmosphere. With room rates starting from £48 GBP and a location just off Wenceslas Square, this design hotel ticks all boxes.

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Valencia beach hotels
 
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Beach breaks are usually all about, well, the beach...

But, with so many 
[ beach hotel deals ] popping up in recent years, luxury hotels that are just moments from the surf are well within reach for sun-seekers. Head to Valencia on Spain's eastern coast for beautiful, unspoiled stretches of sand and a stay at Room Mate Marina, part of the cool Spanish Room Mate chain. Highlights are the grand terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi and sleek rooms that start at just £60 GBP

 

Recommendations come courtesy of Travel Intelligence, the home of the best [ luxury hotel deals ] on the web.