From the island of Catalina in the Indian Ocean, to the small island of Palawan in the Philippines, there are thousands of hotel rooms that you can rent for $1,000 or less.
The list goes on.
But is it possible to book a hotel room for less than $50?
And how do you know what you’re getting into?
And what are the drawbacks?
The answers are out there, but it’s worth considering whether or not you’re going to find the room that suits you best.
This article was originally published in New Scientist magazine.