The Roundup

Budget Is Not a Dirty Word: 8 Handsome East Coast Hotels for Less Than $250

by Berit Baugher

River Town Lodge. Photo by Emma Tuccillo.

Finding a good-looking hotel is easy. Finding a good-looking hotel that won't set you back more than $250 is not. But that's what we're here for. We found indie, cool, budget hotels on the East Coast that will redefine how you think of "budget." What do they have in common? Thoughtful details, like complimentary small-batch beers and antiques sourced from Europe, that make each one a terrific option for travelers who appreciate good design and a great deal — and don't want to sacrifice either.

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