15 Gorgeous Luxury Hotels You Can Actually Afford

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This story was originally published on July 10, 2015.

Coco Chanel famously said, "The best things in life are free. The second best are very expensive." Her mantra still rings true — but happily, when it comes to travel, there's also a third best: luxury hotels that are actually affordable.

Provided you know where to look, there are plenty of fabulous hotels that offer all the same perks as a five-star resort — vast pools, beautifully appointed rooms, top-notch restaurants — without the exorbitant price tag. From Turkish cave suites to Balinese bungalows, click ahead to discover 15 gorgeous accommodations you can snag for a bargain — most are under $100 per night. Really.