Planning a quick getaway to Southeast Asia to pamper yourself after a crunch period at work? If you have a tight budget but would like to stay at someplace fancy as a treat, fret not, here’s an exciting list of options just for you 😉

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Also, check out the amazing sights and sounds of the city you’re visiting. These hotels/resorts are strategically located near notable attractions and good food so you can travel with a peace of mind.

Note: Prices are based on a search from 25 to 31 March 2018 and are accurate as of time of writing.

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1. The Papandayan

Making a trip to Bandung? Check out The Papandayan, an affordable five-star hotel situated near the city centre, with bustling retail malls close by.

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The Papandayan itself will blow you away with its 172 simple and elegant rooms – ranging from The Classic to The Premier. A touch of wood, stone and art in each room adds a dose of calm and serenity to your holiday 😊

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Complete with luxurious facilities like sauna and spa under one roof, you can enjoy another treat after doing some shopping with a massage at the hotel itself. Catch the gorgeous view at the swimming pool too!

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AddressGatot Subroto 83, Bandung City Center, Bandung, Indonesia, 40262
Rates per night: 
From USD60 on Agoda
Getting there: It’ll be a 20 min drive from Husein Sastranegara International Airport

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2. G.H. Universal Hotel

Inspired by the architecture during the Renaissance era, the hotel lets you make believe that you’re in a different country! Sitting atop a hill, you can get a remarkable view of Bandung City 🏙 Don’t miss out on snapping photos around this unique hotel.

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The rooms at G. H. Universal Hotel are no less impressive. Spacious with a splash of European-style decoration, you’ll be in Bandung but sleeping in Europe!

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AddressJl. Setiabudhi No.376, Ledeng, Cidadap, Kota Bandung, Jawa Barat 40143, Indonesia
Rates per night: From USD59 on Agoda
Getting there: It’ll be a 20 min drive from Husein Sastranegara International Airport

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3. Kies Villas

When visiting Lombok, you’ll find that this fancy accommodation is easily accessible to the city’s centre and its must-see attractions. From spacious rooms to impressive bungalows and villa, Kies Villas offers a rich tropical experience for tourists venturing to Indonesia.

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Whether you’re swimming or learning to surf, Kies Villas has got you covered. Lay back and unwind by the pools or sign up for surfing classes where you’ll be taken to South Lombok to ride the waves (or at least try to!).

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AddressJln. Sawe-Batu Riti, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Kuta, Lombok, Indonesia, 83573
Rates per night: 
From USD49 on Agoda
Getting there: It’ll be a 25 min drive from Lombok International Airport

4. The Majestic Hotel

True to its name, The Majestic Hotel is an exclusive venue for large events and travellers looking for a grand accommodation. The colonial design of the building will send you back in time and possibly into a Disney princess movie 😅

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The hotel comprises of the Tower Wing, which houses the contemporary suites, and the Majestic Wing with the slightly more artsy and sophisticated rooms. Whichever wing you stay in, you’ll feel almost like royalty! 👑

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AddressNo.5, Jalan Sultan Hishamuddin, City Centre, KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50000
Rates per night: 
From USD100 on Agoda
Getting there: 3 min walk from KL train station

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5. Avillion Port Dickson

Inspired by a traditional fishing village, this award-winning resort will awe you with the range of rooms and facilities suited for a relaxing and private retreat. At Port Dickson, this resort is where you can be one with the ocean and bask in the sound of waves. At the waterside villa or rooms, you’ll be rewarded with a priceless view of the Straits of Malacca from your private balcony. 

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If you prefer beaches, the resort also offers beach-side options where you can enjoy the ocean scenery by the Riau beach. Besides spa and swimming, you can explore the Spice Farm, go fishing, crabbing or bird watching.

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Address3rd mile, Jalan Pantai, Kampung Si Rusa, Port Dickson, Malaysia, 71000
Rates per night: 
From USD64 on Agoda
Getting there: It’ll be a 10 minutes drive from Port Dickson Bus Terminal

6. Hotel Stripes Kuala Lumpur Autograph Collection

Situated on Jalan Kemunting, the hotel is part of the Asian Heritage Row, a chain of 1940s shophouses which has been given a new lease of life and is now home to restaurants, art galleries and cafes. Not far from sights like the KLCC, you’ll find that you can enjoy the gorgeous skyline of the capital from the comfort of the hotel.

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Hotel Stripes puts an urban spin on each room, while also being inspired by the neighbourhood’s past. The hotel offers more than just a comfortable stay – if you’re looking for an Instagram-worthy spot to take snapshots of, you’re definitely in the right hotel 📷

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Address: 25, Jalan Kamunting, 50300 Kuala Lumpur
Rates per night: 
From USD74 on Agoda
Getting here: Walking distance from LRT Train Station – Dang Wangi

7. Aonang Phu Pi Maan Resort and Spa

A resort like no other, this accommodation will satisfy travellers who are looking for a holiday in style by the beach. Located not too far away from Andaman Sea, the lush greenery coupled with polished wooden floors provides a natural peaceful ambience throughout the compound to soothe your souls 😝

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Admire the nearby beaches, Aonang and Railay or the surrounding flora as you get treated to a massage overlooking nature. You can take a dip at the many swimming pools in the resort’s vicinity or a leisurely walk around the premises. There’s also Ao Nang Mosque close to the hotel if you want to drop by!

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Address: 86/8 Moo 2, Ao Nang, Krabi, Thailand, 81000
Rates per night: 
From USD97 on Agoda
Getting here: It’ll be a 30 minutes drive from Krabi International Airport

8. Happy 3 Hotel

At the Happy 3 Hotel (no connection to Happy Tree Friends 😅), you’ll be won over by the simple wooden décor of the rooms available. With soft hues of brown, blue and grey, it’s hard not to pick this hotel when you head to Bangkok if you’re into such calming colours.

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Feeling restless? Take off your shoes and dive into the outdoor swimming pool. Or if you don’t want to get wet, take a walk to the nearby Saphan Huachang Pier or hop onto a boat to get to the Platinum Mall for some shopping 🛍

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Address: 63 Soi Kasem San 3, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
Rates per night: From USD55 on Agoda
Getting here: It’s within walking distance from National Stadium BTS station

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Whether you prefer staying in the city, immersing in mother nature or taking strolls by the seaside, you’ll be able to find an affordable, lavish and relaxing place to stay at for quick getaways in the region. Wait no longer and start planning your long weekends now 😊

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