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Since 2001, EuroCheapo has been dedicated to tracking down and recommending the best budget hotels in Europe's most popular cities.

Our editors hunt down and inspect hotels that are affordable, centrally located, and impeccably run. If they have an extra dash of personality, all the better. Read more about our story.

In our blog, we publish articles daily about ways to experience more for less while on the road, with budget tips for dining, shopping and sightseeing. See recent posts.

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So, you’re planning to use your American smartphone during your upcoming trip to Europe. Great. But how can you ensure that you’re not going to accidentally blow through all of your data a … read | comments (52)

Transportation around Venice can be very expensive—and I’m not even talking about using water taxis, which have a pricing system (yikes!) of their own. I am talking about “public transp … read | comments (60)

Spanish food and wine is en vogue all over North America at the moment. And with good reason! The nosh in Spain is as diverse as the many unique territories that make up the country, from tapas in the … read | comments (1)

For Americans, Europe looks set to be particularly budget-friendly this year. This is all well and good, as summer season is just around the corner. But favorable exchange rates only go so far; for mo … read | comments (2)

We’re already officially a few weeks in, but only now does it truly feel like spring in Paris. The Parisians are back from their Easter vacations and settling into their new routines, delighted by l … read

Today's hotel picks

Editor's Pick
Hotel Tiquetonne, Paris

EuroCheapo Review: The Hotel Tiquetonne is a massive, creaky, and fabulously feminine place, providing 45 simple and homey rooms at shockingly low rates.... read review

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Adlerhof, Salzburg

EuroCheapo Review: Located a few blocks west of the Hauptbahnhof, the family-owned two-star Hotel-Pension Adlerhof is a likeable four-story option with both traditional and modern rooms.... read review

7.9 Guest Rating

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Olympia Hotel, Zurich

EuroCheapo Review: The three-star Olympia Hotel is located a thirty-minute walk (or a quick tram ride) from Zurich’s Old Town. It's a business-class property with a friendly family feel.... read review

7.0 Guest Rating

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Colors Hotel, Rome

EuroCheapo Review: Located just a short walk from Castel Sant'Angelo and the Vatican, the aptly named Colors Hotel is a bright and funky two-star hotel with basic facilities and comfortable rates.... read review

7.9 Guest Rating

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