Inflation has cropped up all over the United States, affecting just about everything it targets. From gasoline to retail goods, nothing seems immune to rising costs these days. The travel industry was no exception as hotel room rates increased by around 39% last year, according to The street. Like USA today reported, the price of a hotel room hit an all-time high, partly due to pent-up demand.
However, budget-conscious travelers can still find deals on high-end hotels and resorts without sacrificing quality or comfort. These hotels offer high-end accommodations for less than $200 per night.
Viking HotelNewport, Rhode Island
Located atop Newport’s Historic Hill district, The Viking Hotel is an ideal catalyst for exploring New England’s preeminent beach town. The newly renovated historic hotel features a popular restaurant, the Hill Market Cafe for on-the-go snacks and a seasonal rooftop bar with 360-degree ocean views. Other amenities include a full-service destination spa, Spa Fjor, a fitness center and indoor pool ideal for families, unique guest programming, and a lively lobby. Brimming with stories of famous dignitaries and celebrities, The Viking Hotel has been providing gracious hospitality for over 90 years.
Quirky hotelCharlottesville, Virginia
This exquisite boutique hotel houses 80 rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows offering stunning views of downtown Charlottesville and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Original artwork adorns the walls of each room, while beds have custom headboards by renowned local abstract artist Kiki Slaughter. The concept of Quirk Hotel was born out of Katie and Ted Ukrop’s desire to use art and history as central design elements to spark curiosity and conversation to draw guests into the present moment.
The Hyatt Regency at the ArcadeCleveland, Ohio
Housed in The Arcade, one of the city’s most iconic landmarks, the building opened in 1890 as the country’s first indoor shopping mall. It is now home to shops, restaurants and must-see architecture. The 293 beautifully updated rooms feature modern furnishings and amenities with many rooms offering views of the city or the Arcade atrium. Enjoy classic American cuisine at 1890 Restaurant or choose from a number of dining options in the Arcade.
City and countrysideSan Diego, California
A historic resort in San Diego’s Mission Valley for over 60 years, the property offers guests a nod to the past with pops of color and mid-century modern design. Home to 675 modern rooms, including five top-floor Skyline Suites with dramatic floor-to-ceiling windows, the hotel features an outdoor oasis with cabanas and a zero-entry pool. The property is also home to a three-acre outdoor activity lawn along the San Diego River and is minutes from famous local beaches, parks and museums.
Gravity Haus BreckenridgeBreckenridge, Colorado
A community for the modern adventurer, Gravity Haus is a new model of globally conscious hospitality and experiential brands for those seeking a like-minded community to elevate their active lifestyle and personal growth. The brand’s first Haus, Gravity Haus Breckenridge offers the personalized comforts of an all-new boutique hotel, including puppy-friendly amenities, located directly at the base of Breckenridge Mountain.
1842 InnMacon, Georgia
This beautiful inn features Greek Revival architecture mixed with fine English decor. Built in 1842, this hotel-turned-home has 19 en-suite bedrooms, four lounges, and daily evening hors d’oeuvres and drinks. The hostel’s rooms and public spaces inhabit a pre-war Greek Revival house and an adjacent Victorian house that share a picturesque courtyard and gardens. The Inn is known throughout the South for its large porch which features a wraparound veranda with 17 columns and comfortable open seating areas.
Ocean Place Resort & SpaLong Branch, New Jersey
The new “Explore the Shore” offer, with special rates valid for February and March, also includes a 20% discount on food, beverages and spa treatments. As the only beachfront resort between Atlantic City and New York, Ocean Place makes it easy for guests to get away for a weekend. Indulge in a caviar facial or couples massage, let the winter sun warm you at the spa with floor-to-ceiling windows, spend the evening sampling Chef Richard Brower’s grilled branzino or ribeye at Seaview Restaurant , then relax in the cozy cocktail lounge or stroll through the popular Pier Village with skating rink, restaurants and shops.