According to an old proverb, a penny saved is a penny earned. As far as we're concerned, a penny saved on a hotel room is a penny more to spend on holiday fun. And when it comes to the properties on GAYOT's list of Top 10 Value Hotels Worldwide, you will save more than mere pennies. These lodgings offer singular architecture, expensive locations and plenty of charisma. From a sleek resort in Thailand to an ancient convent-turned-hotel in Guatemala to a historic hostelry in New Orleans, each one of these unique destinations offers you the chance to live large and spend small.