10 of the Best Affordable New Hotels

Taking out a loan to cover the cost of your travels can somewhat dampen the holiday excitement. Thankfully, more and more hotels are popping up that are sleek and chic without making a huge dent in your funds. Found in destinations ranging from Mexico to Menorca, these newly opened hotels won't break the bank.

Brilliant new hotels for those on a budget

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The Hoxton

Southwark, London

This September, The Hoxton will extend its portfolio of boutique hotels to Southwark. Room sizes vary from “Shoebox” to “Biggy”, each benefitting from industrial features, velvet headboards, exposed brick and leather accents. Expect the usual Hoxton perks, including breakfast bags and well curated bookshelves.

Address

40 Blackfriars Road South Bank London SE1 8PB

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Maison de la Luz

New Orleans, United States

Brought to you by the team behind Ace Hotel, Maison de la Luz opened in April 2019, and offers 67 suites, bespoke concierge and a good dose of Southern personality. Relax in the powdery hued bedrooms, or experience sensory overload in the vibrant living room, where wine, cheese and cocktails are enjoyed nightly.

Address

546 Carondelet Street LA 70130

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El Rey Court

Santa Fe, United States

Since being upgraded in 2018, this former 30s motel on the infamous Route 66 has already become a hotspot locals, road trippers and Instagrammers (the decor is very photogenic). Exposed beams, willow shutters and intricate tinwork add to the Southwest vibe.

Address

1862 Cerrillos Road Santa Fe 87505 USA

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Vintry & Mercer

London, United Kingdom

Located around the corner from St Paul’s Cathedral, Vintry & Mercer is your springboard into historic London. With a rooftop bar, velvet headboards and marble tiles, it’s hard to believe that a night in this hotel doesn’t come with a luxury price tag.

Address

19-20 Garlick Hill London EC4V 2AU

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Punta Caliza

Isla Holbox, Mexico

In the paradisiacal Isla Holbox, Punta Caliza is near otherworldly. Tranquility permeates through the setting of this hotel, with turquoise water threading between its buildings. The rooms are stripped-back with all-wooden surfaces, allowing guests to relax in a setting that feels organic and free of distraction.

Address

Paseo Kuka Por Robalo Isla Holbox 77310 Quintana Roo Mexico

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Casa Pueblo

Tulum , Mexico

Completely free of any clutter, Casa Pueblo offers guests the ideal setting for ultimate relaxation. Natural woods, white walls and plenty of botanicals fill the hotel with a restful ambience. Kick back on one of the wooden sun loungers beside the long, inviting swimming pool.

Address

Avenida Tulum 106 Tulum Centro 77780 Quintana Roo Mexico

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Menorca Experimental

Alaior, Spain

The Menorca Experimental opens in August 2019. Guests can look forward to enjoying the chic interior designed by Dorothée Meilichzon, dominated by clean lines detailed with art-deco touches. Try to resist packing the abstract line-drawing bedspread into your suitcase.

Address

Batería Militar de Llucalari, Camí de Llucalari, 07730 Alaior, Balearics, Spain

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Hotel des Arts Saigon

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Hotel des Arts invites guests to relish in the nostalgic feel of its 1930s-inspired French decor while finding comfort in modern amenities and world-class dining. Exuding elegance and sophistication, the hotel was built on Feng Shui principles and includes an award-winning spa.

Address

76-78 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai Phường 6 Quận 3 Hồ Chí Minh 70000 Vietnam

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L’Arlatan

Arles, France

With eclectic decor, vibrant mosaics and contrasting patterns, L’Arlatan is without doubt a visual feast. Even the pool is framed in red, a stark juxtaposition to the historic surrounding of the centuries-old buildings.

Address

20 Rue du Sauvage 13200 Arles France

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Ottantotto Firenze

Florence, Italy

With only seven rooms, Ottantotto Firenze offers the kind of intimacy that we all look for in a boutique hotel. Enjoy your breakfast out in the cosy garden surrounded by botanicals before a day spent exploring the hip Oltrarno district.

Address

Via dei Serragli 88 50124 Florence Italy

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