FEATURE

Best Hotel Values for 2008: By Region

Here's our list of TripAdvisor's Top 100 Best Value hotels around the world, with quotes from travelers who have actually stayed in them.

By , Tuesday, Jan 22, 2008, 12:00 AM

Real travelers know best. For our first-ever Budget Travel Best Values awards, we've partnered with TripAdvisor, the leading resource for hotel reviews, to pinpoint the world's most reliable hotels with an average nightly rate of $250 or less. Winners were selected based on TripAdvisor's Popularity Index, a proprietary algorithm that determines traveler satisfaction based on a variety of sources, including TripAdvisor reviews and travel articles and opinions from across the Internet. TripAdvisor calculated the average nightly rates from four different weeks throughout the year, during peak and off-peak periods.

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* Contact information and rates for these hotels can be found within the Top 100 list.

MAINLAND U.S.

1. Renaissance St. Louis Hotel Airport 95.68*

2. Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel 94.55*

3. Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza 94.05*

4. Marriott's Grande Vista 93.36*

5. The Marquette 93.32*

6. Ginn Reunion Resort 93.26*

7. Embassy Suites Portland--Downtown 92.34*

8. Renaissance Arts Hotel 92.07*

9. Le Richelieu in the French Quarter 91.76*

10. Moorpark Hotel 91.74*

HAWAII

1. Aqua Waikiki Wave 90.35*

2. ResortQuest Kaanapali Shores 89.77*

3. Wai Ola Vacation Paradise 80.28
Lahaina, Maui
$189, 800/492-4652,
waiola.com

4. Waikiki Parc Hotel 79.84
Honolulu, Oahu
$206, 800/422-0450,
waikikiparc.com

5. Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa 76.74
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
$189, 866/716-8109,
sheratonkeauhou.com

CANADA

1. Hôtel Dominion 1912 95.84*

2. Loews Hotel Vogue 83.33
Montreal, Que.
$196, 866/563-9792,
loewshotels.com

3. Hotel Nelligan 82.25
Montreal, Que.
$199, 877/788-2040,
hotelnelligan.com

4. Hotel Le Soleil 82.07
Vancouver, B.C.
$197, 877/632-3030,
lesoleilhotel.com

5. Hotel Gault 81.73
Montreal, Que.
$206, 866/904-1616,
hotelgault.com

MEXICO

1. Embassy Suites Mexico City--Reforma 96.07*

2. Gala Beach Resort Huatulco 92.63*

3. CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa 92.45*

4. Shangri-La Caribe 90.44*

5. CasaMagna Marriott Cancun Resort 90.17*

6. Galeria Plaza 88.34*

7. Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancún 88.15*

8. Meliá Puerto Vallarta All Inclusive Beach Resort 86.15*

9. Playa Azul 85.40*

10. ME Cancún 83.04
Cancún
$232, 888/956-3542,
solmelia.com

CARIBBEAN, BAHAMAS, AND BERMUDA

1. Iberostar Bávaro 97.44*

2. Grand Oasis Marien 96.30*

3. Coco Palm Resort 94.62*

4. Club Med La Caravelle 91.44*

5. Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 87.96*

6. Mercure Cuatro Palmas Varadero 86.60*

7. Catalonia Bávaro Resort 85.52*

8. Gran Bahía Príncipe Samana 84.10*

9. Oyster Bay Beach Resort 83.36*

10. Hilton Santo Domingo 83.05
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
$169, 877/464-4586,
hiltoncaribbean.com

CENTRAL AMERICA

1. Xandari Resort & Spa 85.75*

2. Villa Caletas 83.42*

3. Inn at Robert's Grove 82.66
Placencia, Belize
$240, 800/565-9757,
robertsgrove.com

4. Vista Real Guatemala 82.51
Guatemala City, Guatemala
$118, 011-502/2427-0000,
vistareal.com

5. Radisson Decapolis Hotel Panama City 81.60
Panama City, Panama
$165, 888/201-1718,
radisson.com

6. The Westin Camino Real 79.87
Guatemala City, Guatemala
$140, 800/937-8461,
starwoodhotels.com

7. Barceló San Jose Palacio 79.16
San José, Costa Rica
$145, 800/227-2356,
barcelo.com

8. Guatemala City Marriott Hotel 77.34
Guatemala City, Guatemala
$120, 800/228-9290,
marriott.com

9. Panama Marriott Hotel 76.15
Panama City, Panama
$245, 800/228-9290,
marriott.com

10. InterContinental Real San Salvador 73.93
San Salvador, El Salvador
$134, 800/496-7621,
ichotelsgroup.com

SOUTH AMERICA

1. Claridge Hotel 94.03*

2. Hilton Buenos Aires 91.56*

3. JW Marriott Hotel Quito 90.51*

4. Santiago Park Plaza 87.33*

5. Las Americas Suites & Casino 85.27*

6. Swissôtel Quito 82.08
Quito, Ecuador
$204, 011-593/2-256-7600,
swissotel.com/quito

7. Meliá Lima 81.80
Lima, Peru
$172, 888/956-3542,
solmelia.com

8. Libertador Palacio del Inka Cusco 81.80
Cuzco, Peru
$237, 011-51/84-23-1961,
libertador.com.pe

9. Hilton Sao Paulo Morumbi 77.52
São Paulo, Brazil
$206, 011-55/11-6845-0000,
hilton.com

10. Radisson Plaza Santiago Hotel 76.98
Santiago, Chile
$167, 888/201-1718,
radisson.com/santiagocl

EUROPE

1. Swissôtel Berlin 98.88*

2. Andel's Hotel Prague 96.48*

3. NH Budapest 96.27*

4. Sheraton Warsaw Hotel 95.71*

5. Andrássy Hotel 94.13*

6. InterContinental Berlin 92.93*

7. Sofitel Lisboa 92.87*

8. Westin Warsaw 92.53*

9. Millennium Court Budapest--Marriott Executive Apartments 91.56*

10. Warsaw Marriott Hotel 91.50*

AFRICA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

1. Hilton Nuweiba Coral Resort 97.45*

2. Steigenberger Nile Palace 94.98*

3. Sonesta St. George Hotel Luxor 93.98*

4. Sheraton Miramar Resort El Gouna 93.85*

5. Winchester Mansions 93.75*

6. Sharm El-Sheikh Jolie Ville Golf & Resort 92.89*

7. Hilton Sharm Waterfalls Resort 91.50*

8. Mövenpick Resort & Spa El Gouna 91.35*

9. The Kairaba Beach Hotel 90.08*

10. Taba Heights Marriott Beach Resort 87.42*

ASIA

1. Park Hotel Tokyo 100.00*

2. Crowne Plaza Kuala Lumpur 97.39*

3. Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur 97.20*

4. The Davis Bangkok 96.95*

5. Dai-Ichi Hotel Tokyo 95.05*

6. Sofitel Silom Bangkok 94.82*

7. Hyatt Regency Kathmandu 94.04*

8. Conrad Bali Resort & Spa 93.12*

9. Heritance Ahungalla 92.82*

10. The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Bali 92.29*

AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

1. Sofitel Reef Casino Cairns 82.84
Cairns, Australia
$222, 011-61/7-4030-8888,
sofitel.com

2. The Langham Hotel Auckland 82.08
Auckland, New Zealand
$151, 800/588-9141,
langhamhotels.co.nz

3. Hotel Lindrum 79.47
Melbourne, Australia
$250, 011-61/3-9668-1111,
hotellindrum.com.au

4. Hilton Brisbane 79.36
Brisbane, Australia
$153, 011-61/7-3234-2000,
hilton.com

5. Le Lagon Resort Vanuatu 77.57
Port Vila, Vanuatu
$206, 800/203-3232,
lelagonvanuatu.vu

6. InterContinental Wellington 75.97
Wellington, New Zealand
$195, 800/496-7621,
ichotelsgroup.com

7. Mercure Hotel Melbourne 75.37
Melbourne, Australia
$222, 800/221-4542,
mercure.com

8. Holiday Inn on Flinders Melbourne 73.31
Melbourne, Australia
$220, 800/315-2621,
ichotelsgroup.com

9. Ascott Auckland Metropolis 71.27
Auckland, New Zealand
$197, 011-64/9-300-8800,
the-ascott.com

10. Sofitel Mansion & Spa 69.04
Werribee, Australia
$236, 011-61/3-9731-4000,
www.mansionhotel.com.au

Best Values 2008