Don't want to dole out the moolah, but want to travel in style? Check out this list of budget boutique hotels that give you all the amenities of the the big-time chains, but with unique details and great value.
These modern, clean rooms at Rumor embody a Vegas-style edginess! Located across from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Rumor has a prime location. Rooms come with private balconies, in-room soaking tubs and are just steps from the pool and cabana. Check out the Addiction Restaurant for a unique drinking and dining scene. Junior suites as low as $57, so you can spend your money at the tables!
Originally a bar and restaurant featuring regional American fare and whiskey libations, the Longman & Eagle will soon be opening 6 private suites on the second floor. In keeping with the perfectionism and originality of the restaurant, each room will be uniquely designed and represent the long history of Chicago's inn culture. The perfect resting spot after one too many spirit samplings!
Exposed brick walls, wood beam ceilings and a historic location are just a few of the elements that make the Cork Factory Hotel cool. Rooms are modern, minimalistic and decorated in neutral colors. Located downtown Lancaster, PA, this is considered a Historic American Hotel and every effort is made to preserve the original features of this factory. Rooms under $150.
Named one of the World 20 Best Boutiques by CNN and Frommers, the Topia is focused on the fine details that make your stay enjoyable from beginning to end. All of the rooms are artisan decorated with a balance of nature and art. And it's a green hotel! No toxic products are used, and the Topia Inn is proud of it's energy efficiency and renewable choices. Located in Adams, MA, rooms are as low as $125.
180-room hotel (a former Howard Johnson) with whimsical decorations. Ace features two infinity roof top pools and a full service ice cream truck offering sweet treats. Great L.A. option starting at $109.
Named after Alfred Hitchcock's thriller, Hotel Vertigo is a complete theme hotel (the movie plays over and over again in the lobby!). The 102 rooms are located in Union Square of San Fran. Rooms start at $129.
The Good Hotel, really is good to it's core. The lobby features an orange telephone that will connect guests with different volunteer activities around the city. All rooms are eco-friendly and feature reclaimed headboards. Rooms start at $109 for this San Fran hotel.
Get ready for a statement when staying at the El Tres Inn. Red velvet couches and flower wallpaper decorate the suites and each room comes with two free drink tokens for margaritas! Rooms start at $125.
Small and quaint, with only 23 rooms, the Pearl in a unique San Diego boutique hotel find. The salt water pool is a prime spot to watch their weekly movie features. And little details such as tree stumps for coffee tables and fish in each room, make this a fun stay. Room start at $79.
The Nines hotel in downtown Portland, is the epitome of comfort, luxury and convenience. Rooms are dappled in turquoise velvet and silver wallpaper, creating a visually stimulating experience. Another cool feature - the lobby displays paintings and sculptures by local Portland artists. Rooms at $149.
Downtown Chicago hotel with a LEED certification and eco-friendly policies. Hotel Felix has a modern and hip, and touts a top-notch spa featuring sustainably produced bamboo floors. If your motor is a hybrid, then you also get to park for free! Rooms start at $129.
It can be hard to find a funky, interesting and reasonably priced boutique hotel in the heart of NYC. The Jane Hotel is vintage, historic and of great value. Titanic survivors were housed in this location in 1912 and bohemian details like zebra print chairs decorate the lobby. Traveling by yourself? This is perfect option! Rooms start at $99.