The United Arab Emirates doesn’t have an immediate association with budget-priced accommodation – the common perception is of excessive brunch banquettes, head-swivellingly over-the-top interiors and enough gold slathered on to give the biggest spenders a gilt complex. But Abu Dhabi’s not only for business travellers with bottomless expense accounts and billionaire long-weekenders. A lot of visitors may just be passing through, en route to a holiday of a lifetime. Accommodation is where they can shave pounds off their budgets – and Abu Dhabi has the goods. Read on for the best places to stay in Abu Dhabi, at rates your bank will thank you for.