- There are many hotels throughout the US that cost less than $US200 a night.
- Not only are these hotels affordable but they are highly rated on TripAdvisor.
- For $US179 a night you can get a hotel with a pool and golf course in Wisconsin.
- For less than $US100 a night, visitors can stay in cabins in Montana.
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Staying in a hotel can feel like the peak of luxury – and, often, there’s a hefty price tag to go along with the stay.
But this isn’t always the case. Each state in the US has a selection of hotels you can stay in for a great price, without sacrificing comfort. Here are the top hotels in each state that, according to TripAdvisor, at the time of publication, you can stay in for under $US200 a night.
The Hampton Inn Huntsville in Alabama boasts complimentary breakfast.
TripAdvisor review: “The location in the village on the square was great. Many places to eat within walking distance. The front desk staff was great at check-in.”
This hotel is close to the University of Alabama and boasts amenities like free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and an indoor pool and gym.
The Denali Fireside Cabins & Suites in Alaska will immerse you in nature.
Price: $US189/night for a suite
TripAdvisor review: “Everything was clean and comfy and I liked the rustic decor that kept with the cabin ambiance.”
Located near a number of Alaskan national parks, Denali Fireside Cabins & Suites serves as an excellent base for a vacation in Alaska. The suites go for less than $US200 a night, even during Alaska’s peak tourism season.
The Motor Lodge in Arizona has trendy decor.
TripAdvisor review: “Our stay in the Hideaway far exceeded our lofty expectations. The décor, lighting, bedding, and amenities were superb.”
This quirky hotel made up of renovated summer cabins from 1910. The Motor Lodge also provides bicycles and is in close proximity to downtown Prescott, Arizona.
The Capital Hotel in Arkansas is centrally located.
TripAdvisor review: “Fabulous rooms done in beautiful taste, softest sheets and lovely service, a turn down with a large delicious toffee.”
Located in the heart of Little Rock, this historic hotel provides easy access to the Rivermarket and the Clinton Library.
The Deerfield Lodge at Heavenly in California is a great destination for skiers.
TripAdvisor review: “We had a regular room, but it surpassed our expectations. The room was extremely clean and the space and decor were very comfortable.”
The Deerfield Lodge is right between Lake Tahoe and Heavenly’s California Ski Base, making it a great place to stay for any kind of skiing or lake-based vacation.
Spend the day adventuring then stay at the Rochester Hotel and Leland House in Colorado.
TripAdvisor review: “I would recommend the Rochester to anyone visiting Durango or just for a getaway. It has good food and service, it’s packed with charm and is a block from all the restaurants on Main Street.”
This historic hotel, which has been in operation since 1892, has rooms decorated with a quirky, Western style. Its location in Durango, Colorado makes it the perfect place for skiing, hiking, or zip-lining.
The Homestead Inn in Connecticut is a local institution.
TripAdvisor review: “The rooms were clean, warm and perfect. Lots of nice attention to detail.”
The Avenue Inn & Spa in Delaware is close to the beach.
TripAdvisor review: “The location is great and the hotel is wonderful. Staff and amenities are the very best.”
Right off the boardwalk at Rehoboth Beach, this hotel offers proximity to the seaside and spa services for a great price.
Casa Pellegrino Boutique Hotel in Florida in inspired by Italy.
TripAdvisor review: “They were very welcoming and this hotel is clean and absolutely beautiful.”
This Italian-inspired hotel gives guests a taste of the Mediterranean in Hollywood, Florida.
The Marshall House in Georgia has elegant decor.
TripAdvisor review: “Loved everything about this hotel! Location, rooms, amenities, service was all perfect. The room was gorgeous and the complimentary breakfast was delicious.”
This hotel, built in 1851, provides an authentic Savannah experience with historical artifacts, history talks, and ghost tours.
The Garden Island Inn Hotel in Hawaii is family-owned and cosy.
TripAdvisor review: “We only stayed the night we arrived, but if we ever go to the island again, we will plan to stay there for the majority of the vacation.”
This family-owned inn in Kauai has clean, comfortable rooms and provides Wi-Fi, beach chairs, boogie boards, snorkel sets and fins, colourful beach towels, and coolers for its guests.
The Best Western Lodge at River’s Edge in Idaho is surrounded by nature.
TripAdvisor review: “The staff and facilities are outstanding, the breakfast was excellent and the dining room next door was superb.”
This hotel has exercise facilities, a hot tub, a complimentary breakfast, and is close to several prime fishing spots.
Sophy Hyde Park in Illinois is known for its impressive art.
TripAdvisor review: “Absolutely first class service from the moment of check in to check out. Valet, front desk, restaurant, housekeeping, and management all super friendly and competent. The hotel has amazing art and decoration everywhere.”
Sophy Hyde Park in Chicago is inspired by art, literature, music, and mathematics, giving it an eclectic edge that can’t be beat.
SpringHill Suites Bloomington in Indiana boasts a premium fitness center.
TripAdvisor review: “The rooms are a good size with comfortable beds. The bathrooms are great. And the best part is the breakfast and lounge area. I highly recommend.”
The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center is located in the heart of Muscatine, Iowa.
TripAdvisor review: “Top class hotel. Beautiful establishment. Great downtown location within walking distance to restaurants bars and craft brew houses.”
The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center, right on the banks of the Mississippi River, offers a pool, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. It is also the only hotel in Iowa to be a AAA 4 Diamond rated property and an IACC (International Association of Conference Centres) accredited venue.
Visitors love the breakfast at the Best Western North Edge Inn in Kansas.
TripAdvisor review: “Our room was excellent – very clean, very up to date. Front desk staff were very friendly. The breakfast was the best I’ve had in a motel.”
This locally owned hotel is located in a residential area, making it one of the quietest places to stay, but is also close to shopping and restaurants.
The LakePointe Resort in Kentucky is right on Lake Cumberland.
TripAdvisor review: “Good clean rooms and cabins, great to deal with. go out of their way to ensure you are happy.”
LakePointe resort consists of a collection of motel rooms and cabins located on Lake Cumberland, all for under $US200 a night.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Houma in Louisiana gives visitors a taste of Bayou living.
TripAdvisor review: “The rooms were immaculately clean, the rooms quiet and comfortable, and the staff were extraordinarily warm and efficient. 5-star experience at an affordable 3-star accommodation.”
You can get a true Bayou country experience with this hotel in Houma. Its location makes it perfect for activities like swamp tours, airboat rides, and charter fishing trips.
The Homewood Suites by Hilton Augusta in Maine is centrally located to all Augusta has to offer.
TripAdvisor review: “I believe this hotel provides the home-away-from-home, as no other hotel does.”
This hotel provides a full breakfast, laundry service, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi. It’s also close to attractions in Augusta, like State House, Augusta Civic Center and Downtown Augusta Riverfront.
The Best Western Plus Easton in Maryland features art by local artists.
TripAdvisor review: “We received a very warm welcome and were delighted to discover we had received a complimentary upgrade. The beds were very comfortable and the shower was wonderful with great water pressure (not typically my experience in hotels).”
This hotel in Easton is filled with art by local artists, photographers, and carvers. It also provides a fitness center, pool, and breakfast.
Land’s End Inn is located in Massachusetts’ Cape Cod area.
TripAdvisor review: “One of the most comfortable beautiful, friendliest places you could stay – on the cape or anywhere.”
This Cape Cod hotel comes with a deluxe breakfast, a short walk to beaches, complimentary snacks all day, and an evening cocktail hour.
The Harrington Inn in Michigan offers free cookies to guests.
TripAdvisor review: “Whenever I am travelling in the area, I always look forward to staying at the Harrington.”
This hotel in Fremont is close to two airports, as well as several restaurants. It also provides a free breakfast and cookies every day at 3 p.m.
Guests love the pool at the Best Western Premier on Lake Detroit in Minnesota.
TripAdvisor review: “The hotel staff were so gracious and the pool and hot tub were great.”
This resort on Lake Detroit offers a day spa, fitness center, and eco-friendly rain garden.
The Guest House at Gulfport Landing in Mississippi has a claw-foot tub for each suite.
TripAdvisor review: “It was very clean, charming and hospitable. Bed was comfortable. Room and bathroom was perfect.”
This bed and breakfast is one of the few surviving historic houses on the Mississippi coast. It has five suites, each with a unique claw-foot tub, fireplace, antique furniture, and set of handmade soap.
The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks in Missouri is close to restaurants and shops.
TripAdvisor review: “It is such a relaxing place to just unwind and feel pampered!”
This hotel is located on the campus of the College of the Ozarks but three miles outside of nearby Branson. Because of this, it is quiet but relatively close to shopping and restaurants downtown.
Nature lovers will enjoy the Alpine Lodge in Montana.
TripAdvisor review: “You’ll be lucky to get a room at this amazing lodge! Great location, clean amenities but what sets this place apart are the staff, specifically the owners.”
Alpine Lodge, located in the foothills of the Beartooth Mountains, is the perfect launch pad to get to Yellowstone Park, Yellowstone Wildlife Sanctuary, Tippet Rise Art Center, and many, many outdoor activities.
The Hampton Inn Kearney in Nebraska is kid-friendly.
TripAdvisor review: “Lobby is friendly, rooms were clean, pool was nice and warm with a large shallow part for little kids, breakfast was good, and prices were reasonable.”
This hotel is in the prime location to get to the local conference center, University of Nebraska Kearney campus, and a number of local historical attractions like covered wagons.
The Boulder Dam Hotel in Nevada offers modern amenities.
TripAdvisor review: “Nice room, excellent breakfast, friendly staff, convenient location to visit Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire State Park.”
This hotel, first built in 1933 to serve as logding for visitors to the construction of the Hoover Dam, features the art deco style of the ’30s. Today, it offers many modern amenities, such as free breakfast and free admission to the nearby Hoover Dam Museum.
The Inn at Thorn Hill and Spa in New Hampshire is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.
TripAdvisor review: “With easy access to great outdoor activities, wonderful dining room, and chef, and warm, attentive staff, this is the place for a getaway.”
If you’re in need of a romantic getaway, you might want to look into The Inn at Thorn Hill and Spa, which, according to its website, was once ranked by the Washington Post as one of the 10 most romantic inns in North America. Hiking, biking, and skiing are also all close to the hotel.
The Icona Avalon in New Jersey is right on the beach.
TripAdvisor review: “The lobby is beautiful, but the rooms are spectacular. We had the least expensive room in the place, and yet had a King Bed, a balcony with an ocean view, lots of room, big bathroom, complete kitchen with two burner glass top stove, microwave, et cetera, nice sized closet, bathrobes, and safe.”
Icona Avalon is a beachfront hotel with luxury rooms and suites, making it the ideal place for an (affordable) beach getaway.
For a unique, adventure-filled getaway, consider Three Bears Lodge in New Mexico.
TripAdvisor review: “Three Bears is the place to stay if you are planning a visit to this most wonderful, unique town nestled in the Sangre de Cristo mountains about midpoint in the magical Enchanted Circle.”
Three Bears Lodge, in Red River, is close to a number of places for outdoor activities, like fishing, hiking, four wheeling, horseback riding, and whitewater rafting. In the winter, guests can take advantage of the fact that it’s right next to a chair lift for a local ski slope, taking a lot of the hassle out of a daytime ski trip.
Stay at the Casablanca Hotel in New York if you’re planning to see a Broadway show.
TripAdvisor review: “Perfectly located for theatre and shopping, comfortable room, helpful staff. The breakfast was spot on, the drinks and snacks all day were very welcome as was the welcoming fire in Rick’s Cafe.”
This centrally-located New York City hotel offers a continental breakfast buffet, all-day snacks, and an evening cocktail hour.
The Inn at Glen Alpine in North Carolina will make anyone feel right at home.
TripAdvisor review: “The owners, Teresa and Craig Sellman not only make everyone feel welcome but feel like family.”
This intimate bed and breakfast provides a quintessential Southern experience, complete with a wraparound porch, big yard, and freshly prepared meals.
The Residence Inn Fargo in North Dakota is a quick ride from the airport.
TripAdvisor review: “Overall our experience has been consistently great. The staff is excellent and is always willing to accommodate our needs.”
Located in central Fargo, this Residence Inn provides easy access to everything from the Fargodome to the airport.
The Comfort Suites Hartville in Ohio boasts a great breakfast.
TripAdvisor review: “This hotel was exceptional with employees with smiles on their faces and enjoying their work. The breakfast is great and there is lots of room in the breakfast area.”
Come for the Hartville Chocolate Factory, stay for the great amenities at this Comfort Suites, which includes breakfast, a fitness center, and free Wi-Fi.
The Hampton Inn in Oklahoma is close to the state’s zoo.
TripAdvisor review: “The room was very nice and plenty large enough. if we’re ever in OKC again, we’ll stay here.”
This Hampton Inn is close to the Oklahoma City Zoo. Amenities of the hotel include a fitness center, heated pool, and free breakfast and Wi-Fi.
Guests love the cabins at the FivePine Lodge & Spa in Oregon.
TripAdvisor review: “These cabins are amazing! They have everything from a soaking tub by the fireplace to the huge shower, cosy bed and breakfast delivered.”
According to their website, FivePine has the “personal touch of a bed and breakfast, the privacy of romantic, cosy cabins and all the amenities of a resort.”
The AmishView Inn & Suites in Pennsylvania is surrounded by Amish farms.
TripAdvisor review: “Everything about this inn is excellent — from the room, especially the beds and pillows, its condition — and the breakfast.”
Surrounded by Amish farms and Lancaster County’s Cultural Scenic Byway, AmishView Inn & Suites provides an authentic glimpse into Amish country.
The Hyatt Place Warwick provides easy access to Rhode Island’s T.F. Greene Airport.
TripAdvisor review: “The hotel was very clean and the room was very comfortable. We had dinner in the restaurant and the food exceeded my expectations.”
The Hyatt Place Warwick is accessible from T.F. Greene Airport with a skywalk. It’s also less than 10 miles away from downtown Providence and provides amenities like a fitness center, pool, and free Wi-Fi.
Town & Country Inn and Suites is centrally located in Charleston, South Carolina.
TripAdvisor review: “There’s a reason that so many groups and individuals keep coming back to Town & Country year after year. The rooms, the staff, the amenities, and the location are first-class.”
This Charleston hotel was renovated in 2013, giving each room a luxurious, state-of-the-art feel.
The AmericInn Lodge & Suites Bell Fourche in South Dakota has friendly service.
TripAdvisor review: “The entire staff, from front desk to maids are not only friendly, they go the extra mile to make sure you are completely satisfied with your stay.”
This Wyndham property has free Wi-Fi and breakfast, a pool and fitness center, and pet-friendly rooms. It’s also close to South Dakota attractions like the Tri-State Museum.
The Lodge at Tellico in Tennessee offers a quiet escape.
TripAdvisor review: “Great owners, clean rooms, a very private and quiet.”
This East Tennessee hotel is perfectly situated to explore the nearby Tellico Plains. Each room comes with a fire pit, charcoal grill, and picnic tables.
The Comfort Suites Northwest Houston Inn & Suites in Texas is both affordable and clean.
TripAdvisor review: “If this hotel keeps up its standards I would definitely stay there again during my next visit.”
This Houston hotel has a pool, fitness center, and free breakfast and Wi-Fi. Reviewers of the hotel praised its cleanliness and staff.
The Entrada Escalante Lodge in Utah has “immaculate” rooms.
TripAdvisor review: “The rooms are new and immaculate.”
This hotel in southern Utah is within walking distance to the Grand Staircase National Monument and Escalante Heritage Center. The hotel itself provides a laundry service and free Wi-Fi in the rooms.
The Sleep Woodstock Hotel in Vermont is close to a major ski resort.
TripAdvisor review:“The rooms are immaculate, the bathrooms are updated and you have all the amenities of a larger hotel (TV, tea, coffee, blow dryer, etc.) at a great rate.”
This budget-friendly motel is close to Killington ski resort and restaurants in Woodstock. It also has pet-friendly rooms and free Wi-Fi.
The Comfort Inn & Suites Lynchburg in Virginia has a pool and a fitness center.
TripAdvisor review: “The room was very comfortable and the staff was very helpful and courteous.”
The Comfort Inn in Lynchburg was built in 2015. It has free Wi-Fi and breakfast, a pool, a fitness center, and is close to several Lynchburg attractions like Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest and Liberty Mountain.
The EdenWild Boutique Inn is located on the charming Lopez Island in Washington.
TripAdvisor review: “If Gilmore Girls Dragonfly Inn interfused with the town of Mayberry you’d have the Edenwild Boutique Inn. The entire island community is so kind and caring.”
This nine-room hotel on Lopez Island has unique amenities, like full baths and fireplaces in each room. It also has easy access to a number of outdoor activities, like kayaking, biking, and seasonal farmers markets.
For delicious breakfast, including homemade granola, head to Morning Glory Inn in West Virginia.
TripAdvisor review: “Only 15 minutes to the slopes, the property was immaculate, the owners were super nice and breakfast was delicious.”
This bed and breakfast prides itself on its homemade granola and rustic rooms, which include remote-controlled candles. It’s also close to Snowshoe Mountain, a skiing and tubing resort.
The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Wisconsin boasts a golf course.
TripAdvisor review: “The staff, property, and every aspect exceeded expectations.”
This family resort, located between Chicago and Milwaukee, has a golf course and waterpark, as well as options for horseback riding, spa services, and skiing and snowboarding.
The Mountain View Historic Hotel in Wyoming is close to multiple hiking trails.
TripAdvisor review: “Can’t say enough good things about our stay. Very good value!”
This hotel was built in 1907 and “lovingly restored” since then. It provides free Wi-Fi and cable for its guests and is in close proximity to skiing and hiking attractions.
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