I've never been a huge fan of hotels. They're nice and all, and sometimes it's good to have a clean place to sleep and a hot shower when you're on the road. But when I'm away from home, I usually opt for the cost-free comfort of the back of my station wagon.
Hell, it's only sleeping, why should I pay anywhere from 40 bucks to hundreds of dollars per night to do something that can be done perfectly well for free? I did live in a camper van for two years, after all.