20 top-rated hotel stays at a discounted price in Asia

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The holiday season is a highlight of the year for many, spending valuable time with your children or significant other from cooking, playing games, or even watching television. It’s easy to forget the benefits of taking breaks. The time-off helps to tighten bonds with families to strengthen our mental health.

“Research shows that we need to take a break and decompress so we can be at our best at work—and at home. Maybe we should ask if the life we’re working so hard to create is fun to live?” author Tina Hallis who wrote Sharpen Your Positive Edge: Shifting Your Thoughts for More Positivity and Success, shared.

We’ve gathered some of the greatest hotel deals going so you can give yourself that well-deserved break and start creating those memories with your loved ones.

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Osaka

Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka

Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka - 5% off

Find yourself in the heart of Osaka just a few skips away from the metro station so you can get around to visit some of the incredible cultures Osaka has to offer, from the 16th-century shogunate castle to the blissfully rich in blossom tree park surrounding it.

Don’t miss out on their iconic yet humble market scene and food district Dotonbori, the home of all things takoyaki and okonomiyaki.

Hotel New Otani Osaka

Hotel New Otani Osaka - 5% off

Take fewer skips away as the hotel is just 400m to the closest metro and sitting on the bank of a river. The New Otani hotel provides just about everything to ensure your stay is as good as it gets. From the cafe, bar and restaurant to the indoor and outdoor swimming pool, sauna and many, many more features. This could be the perfect getaway for any couple.

This is just about as close as you can be to the Osaka Castle.

Tokyo

Nexus Door Tokyo

Nexus Door Tokyo - 38% off

This hotel is perfect for city exploring. The Nexus Door provides a slightly more compact hotel room without impacting the comfort of your stay. If you’re looking to stay in the heart of a city and spend most of your time out, this city hotel is perfect for you.

The Nexus Door Tokyo Hotel is within proximity to the Tokyo Tower and 300 metres from the subway station.

Capsule Hotel Transit Shinjuku

Capsule Hotel Transit Shinjuku - 35% off

Japan’s famous capsules are something every traveller must experience. Divided by gender, males will attend one room full of pods, females will attend another. A shared modernised bathroom that provides all your necessities, from hairdryers, disposable razors to fresh towels.

Recently renovated last year, this hotel is a hop away from the subway and even a robot restaurant, so you won’t be short of things to do.

Hong Kong

New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel - $94 OFF

The neutral-toned rooms in the New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel are built with incredible views and a calming aura. The lobby is architecturally breathtaking, carrying the light from the top held up by pillars seeping to the light glossy floor.

From the sight of water, a skyline and the hills in the distance, it simply does not get any better.

The Murray Hong Kong a Niccolo Hotel - $19 OFF

The remarkable service at The Murray will leave you speechless, as the staff go to all ends necessary to ensure your needs are met. The Murray is a statement of a hotel, with modern decor accented with colours such as grey, gold and green from the healthy plants that live amongst the setting.

Taiwan

Bouti Kids B&B Yilan Overnight Stay - Deluxe Double Family Room or Deluxe View Room save over $100

This pet-friendly family resort in Yilan features an outdoor swimming pool and multiple themed rooms. Local attractions include the National Center for Traditional Arts, Kili Bay Peal Milk Tea Cultural Center and the Dongshan River Water Park.

Tsuwu Hot Spring Hotel Taipei Overnight Stay - Deluxe Double Room with Breakfast - Save up to 10%

Find yourself in the Jinshan District, NewTaipei City. Indulge yourself in their incredible restaurant after a day at Yangmingshan National Park, Jinshan Shitoushan Park, Jinshan Street, Ju Ming Museum and or even the Yeliou Geo Park.

Included is breakfast so you’ll have energy and nutrition for when you’re exploring.

Bangkok

Centre Point Chidlom - Save $300

Conveniently located in the centre of a major Asian city, the rooms feel remote with a calm ambience.

The free Tuk-Tuk service provided by the hotel is a great option for a fun and fast transportation method.

Amara Bangkok Hotel - Save $40

Equipped with a rooftop pool, there is no better place in the city to be during sunset. The location makes for travelling without the stress, surrounded by all the places you’ll want to see. If you’re travelling to Bangkok, put this on your must-stay list.

Seoul

Tmark Grand Hotel Myeongdong - save $10

One of the highly demanded hotels in Seoul due to its location, affordability and comfort.

This unmissable grand hotel holds some rooms with the most spectacular view over the Myeongdong district. At your convenience, there are two very affordable restaurants nearby, costing about SGD20-25 per meal.

Surrounded by museums, palaces and shops, Tmark Grand Hotel is located in a crucial part of Myeongdong, giving you many activities to do.

Shilla Stay Gwanghwamun - save up to 40%

Three minutes walk to Jonggak Gwanghwamun station and highly rated service and cleanliness - you know you’re in for an amazing trip!

The exceptional comfort Shilla Stay provides, from the hospitality to the bedding and pillows, makes you feel welcome from your first steps into the lobby. Located in old town Seoul, you’re never short of options for pleasing your tastebuds.

Shanghai

CitiGO Hotel Jing’an Park Shanghai - save $5

The impressive CitiGO Hotel Jing’an Park can be found just a short five km trip from the centre of Shanghai. With a concierge that can book your taxi for you or car rental being a viable option, this hotel has the most convenient distance from the city. The landscaped rooftop garden also creates a great setting for you to catch some fresh air before bed, which is often hard to find in large cities.

New World Shanghai Hotel - save $60

Fulfilling all your city viewing needs of Shanghai, the New World Shanghai Hotel is located just on the doorstep of Zhongshan Parks metro station. What better way to settle down after a day of exploring the city than going for a swim and finishing off the night in your snug bath. The rooms are spacious and clean and comes with high-speed internet. The breakfast buffet spread comes with both Western and Chinese options depending on what you fancy that particular morning.

Cambodia

Sarai Resort & Spa Siem Reap - save over $50

Tuck yourself away in the Sarai Resort & Spa. With service being second to none, you’ll feel like you’re on your honeymoon all over again. Warm-hearted staff open their arms to you as if you’re one of their own. The pool glistens like a diamond as the water reflect the delicate sunshine.

Treat your body to a massage or a spa day as you should when visiting such high-quality resorts.

Pierre Hotel - save $10

Located on the riverside, yet conveniently placed near to the city, the hotel is located close to the Royal Palace. You can take part in water sports, dip into the outdoor pool or sweat it out in the sauna.

Take your senses to a new dimension, with their scrumptious breakfasts and fine wine.

Vietnam

The Hammock Hotel Ben Thanh - save $13

Kick your feet up and rock yourself to sleep in the Hammock Hotel (don’t worry, they still have beds). Littered with swings and hammocks, there is no better place to sleep in a luxury jungle. The design itself is immaculate and different, with furniture been crafted from one singular piece of poles and planks, adding an essence of the industrial atmosphere.

Alagon Zen Hotel & Spa - save $10

Speaking of jungles, the Alagon Zen Hotel will transport you into a completely new environment. Put your head back and sip on an ice-cold beer on the rooftop pool, overlooking the skyline of Ho Chi Minh City. The popular neighbourhood is complemented by the market, squares and museums scattered around the block being only a few hundred meters walk away.

Myanmar

Rose Garden Hotel - save $10

The five-star rated Rose Garden Hotel will no doubt make you not want to leave the premise. With constant revisiting customers due to immaculate service, it’s not fair for you to miss out. For a five-star experience, you won’t be able to experience something as incredible as this for such an affordable price. Don’t trust my word? You don’t have to, check the reviews!

Pan Pacific Yangon - save $7

The saying is true, you should save the best till last, and that’s exactly what I have done here. The Pan Pacific Yangon is in the highest demand, so don’t hold back!

Newly built, this hotel dominates the skyline of Myanmar. Giving you the perfect place to have a break from your busy days, the property lies 200 metres from the city centre, offering easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. The hotel isn’t limited to what surrounds it, as it is built with exceptional on-site features to satisfy the most captious of guests.