Hey there, Did you know that you can sign up to Google Cloud and receive $300 free credit to use in a year? More info at https://cloud.google.com/free/. I think this is a good hosting option for those getting started as it's completely free and is capable of holding 20+ players. I would definitely not recommend this for established servers. If you have over 20-30 online players I would recommend looking elsewhere. A tutorial for setting up a Minecraft server on Google Cloud: https://cloud.google.com/solutions/gaming/minecraft-server I hope this doesn't count as advertising. I am in no way affiliated with Google. I just wanted to share this as this how I got started the first two months and it worked flawlessly for me at a total cost of $0.