It's not surprising to hear that global prices for hotels have risen 5 percent in 2012, from the year before.  But there are cities where average prices actually went down.  Now when you visit a world-class city, you can stay in a 5 star hotel for less then $200-sometimes considerably less.  We teamed up with, which just put out its Hotel Price Index, to find the most luxurious properties without breaking the bank.

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