LUXURY HOTELS FOR A SONG
Want to stay in luxury hotels around the world without blowing your whole vacation budget? It's entirely possible -- depending on where you go and how discerning you are in choosing accommodations. To find affordable 4- and 5-star hotels, Cheapism.com consulted Five Star Alliance for hotel ratings and travel sites such as Kayak, Booking.com, and TripAdvisor for price estimates for two adults traveling July through September (all prices converted to U.S. dollars). These 12 lavish hotels in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere start at less than $100 a night.