Seeing the world is an enriching experience – there’s no doubt. But it can be costly. Have no fear we say, all over Europe there are budget hotels waiting for you to look their way and bag a bargain.
And just to give you a little head start on the rest, here are 17 of the best budget hotels in Europe to visit if you want to save some pennies.
In fact if you Google ‘budget hotels’ you’ll be shocked that some of these beauts even come up in a search!
This elegant, airy hotel is designed with a traditional 18th century Venetian look. Just a short walk from the Rialto markets buzzing with restaurants and stalls, this homely hotel has spacious bedrooms that are perfect for couples who love a cheeky city break.
Simplistic in design but stunning in architecture, Relais Giulia has an elegant Renaissance era feel to it. The 13-room hotel is minimalistic with a calming atmosphere to put you at ease, and not to mention, The Vatican is just a 10 minute stroll away.
Located by a metro stop in the Southeast of the historic canal area and just one block from the Amstel River, you will find the Volkshotel. This quirky hotel is designed with bold, bright colours and designs to replicate its outside surroundings. With its own club, restaurant and rooftop bar, budget hotels don’t come much better for adventurous visitors.
Room Mate Emma is definitely a hotel based on aesthetics. Designed using white and silver with a hint of hot pink, this hotel is the perfect stay for families looking for a funky room and relaxing stay. Each room comes with a complimentary bag of jelly beans, tote bags, toiletries and drinking facilities to make you feel more at home.
Swing back to the sixties and seventies at this modern hotel that pays homage to the past. With only 25 rooms, Hotel Ekta is homely and intimate with friendly staff that look forward to making your stay more comfortable. There is also a futuristic lounge with bookshelves and a virtual fireplace where you can sit back and relax.
With a library filled with books and a flickering fireplace, Monbijou Hotel is the perfect place to stay if you’re looking for budget hotels that offer a cosy night in. This intimate hotel has an array of amenities such as a roof terrace, fitness zone, bar and lounge for you and your family to make the most of. The hotel also has a small park across the street as well as being just 400 metres from the Unesco-heritage Museum Island.
Just a short walk from Wenceslas Square you will find the lovely Fusion Hotel. Walk into reception and be greeted with neon lights, handwriting on walls (the good kind), and an Instagram ‘Wall of Fame’. This contemporary hotel is designed by local Czech artists to give an industrial, but don’t worry; the bedrooms are welcoming and comfortable so you are guaranteed a good night sleep.
Located opposite the National Museum and just walking distance from many tourist sights, you will find Brody House. This boutique hotel dates back to the 1850s which is evident in its dramatic design. The ‘shabby-chic’ bathrooms and walls add to the bohemian style choice which makes this neo-classical building feel just like home.
Roko House is a hotel built in an old stone building located above a pizzeria. When staying at Roko House you will feel more like a local than a tourist due to management giving you the keys to your room. You will also find a shared terrace with incredible views of the Old Town, as well free Wi-Fi and a television. Budget hotels don’t come much more boutique.
Referred to as “An oasis of calm” Hotel Boutique Alcoba is the perfect location to stay if you are looking for peace and tranquillity. Although it may be small in size, there’s no way you will feel as though you are missing out. With an outdoor pool, loungers, hammocks and a delicious breakfast buffet, you and your family can have it all without breaking the bank.
For families looking for an adventure on a budget, look no further than the Divan Cave House. The beautifully renovated cave is perfect for families who are tired of staying at generic hotels. Don’t be put off by its rocky landscape; each bedroom is welcoming and cosy with stunning views of the town from the balcony.
This traditional Greek style hotel is made up of 38 independent apartments that are linked to beautiful gardens. If you’re looking for a restful stay then this is the right hotel for you. Only 150 metres from the centre of Kardamena and its serene beaches, this hotel is a great location for families who enjoy excursions. Nissia Kamares also comes with its own pool, restaurant and bar, free parking, and free WiFi.
With its innovative architecture and sophisticated design, Bell Suite Hotel offers luxury on a budget for its visitors. The hotel comes with 12 rooms and a beautiful veranda for dining, so you can enjoy breakfast in the sun. Bell Suite also comes with individually selected furniture to provide you with a serene, comforting, stay. During your visit enjoy the bar, lounge, free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast.
Voted as the #1 hotel in Ios on Trip Advisor, Brother Hotel aims to give you an idyllic retreat that you won’t forget. Located in the peaceful Kampos Valley and just walking distance from Yialos beach, Brothers Hotel is ideal for families who enjoy the outdoors. The hotel comes with its own pool, free parking, bar/lounge, laundry service and Wi-Fi for you to enjoy.
Located at King’s Cross, Point A Hotel is in the heart of the city and is a must-visit destination for anyone looking for a lively time. With a large variety of bars and restaurants close by, as well as the famous King’s Cross Station, you will never find a dull moment. This casual hotel offers bedrooms on a budget with en suite bathrooms, room service and free Wi-Fi.
This traditional family-owned alpine hotel dating back to the 12th century is welcoming and comfy. With spectacular balcony views across the dramatic valleys and its quiet location, you and your family are bound to have a relaxing time. Baerhotel serves delicious food, and is a short drive from the nearest motorway. For all you thrill seekers, Baerhotel is also just a five minute walk from the Olympic bobsleigh track, so you can get your blood pumping.
Located in the incredible old town of Almería and overlooking the Alcazabar, you will find Aire Hotel and Ancient Baths. Built in the early 19th century, this beautiful hotel comes with a rooftop pool where you can enjoy the spectacular view as you relax. If that’s not enough, the hotel also comes with ancient baths with thermal springs including, cold, hot, and salt pools. If you’re feeling really fruity you will even have the opportunity to bathe in wine!