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8 unusual cheap hotels in Europe

8 unusual cheap hotels in Europe

Do you have a taste for the unconventional when you travel? Does the predictability of a chain hotel leave you cold in your bed? If you’re looking to book a hotel that has a healthy dose of personality, or perhaps is even downright unusual, we’ve got some ideas for you. We combed through the budget » Read more

Deal or No Deal: Cities that still have hotel deals for New Year’s Eve

Deal or No Deal: Cities that still have hotel deals for New Year’s Eve

What are you up to this New Year’s Eve, Cheapos? Hosting a whopper of a party? Running around town with friends? Showing off your boss karaoke skills with a non-stop Gangnam Style medley? If your answer is “well, I’m not sure just yet” and you’re wondering if a spontaneous getaway could still be in the » Read more

Hotel Star Ratings in Europe: What’s in the stars?

Hotel Star Ratings in Europe: What’s in the stars?

By Tom Meyers— So, you’re staying at a three-star hotel in Paris. Does that mean it’s better than a two-star hotel? And would that be similar to your two-star hotel in Rome? What are these star ratings, anyhow? European hotel star ratings can be quite confusing. To help you out, we have six things to » Read more

Inside the Cheapo 100: What exactly is a “Super Cheapo” hotel?

Inside the Cheapo 100: What exactly is a “Super Cheapo” hotel?

Last month we announced our “Cheapo 100″ list of our favorite cheap hotels in Europe. These 100 hotels were chosen from 20 cities and selected for five categories, including “Best Location”, “Best Budget Theme”, “Best Budget Style”, “Best B&B or Pension” and “Best Super Cheapo”. But what exactly is a “Super Cheapo”? Is it simply » Read more

The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe

The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe

June 15, 2010. Here at EuroCheapo, we’re obviously big fans of budget hotels. But we’re even bigger fans of budget hotels with that “special something.” In our 29 city guides, you’ll find more than 1,200 reviews of budget-friendly hotels, each one inspected and photographed by one of our editors. Some are listed simply because they’re cheap » Read more

“Bed in a Tree”: Unusual hotels around the world

“Bed in a Tree”: Unusual hotels around the world

We were pleased when a copy of Bed in a Tree, published by Eyewitness Travel, came across our desk the other day. Flipping through, we couldn’t decide which magnificently unusual hotel we liked best. The book, written by Bettina Kowalewski, surveys 27 of the world’s most unique accommodations, from giant wine barrel guestrooms in Germany’s Rhine » Read more

Travel Smarts: Why do hotel rates vary on the Web?

Travel Smarts: Why do hotel rates vary on the Web?

You’ve found a great budget hotel in Paris and you’ve searched around on CheapoSearch for the best rates from different booking agencies for your dates. And then it hits you: How can there be different rates for the same dates in the same hotel? And why are these small hotels offering booking with online agencies, anyhow? » Read more

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