The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe

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Hotel Tiquetonne Paris
Best "Super Cheapo": The Hotel Tiquetonne in Paris


B&B Degraeve in Bruges

B&B Degraeve

The following hotels were selected from our Bruges guide:

Super Cheapo
‘T Keizershof
Doubles: $53
Located along the walk into town from the train station, the small ‘T Keizershof is pure cheapo

Best Location
Martin’s Brugge
Doubles: $94 – $191
Martin’s Brugge is a sprawling 172-room chain hotel located right behind the belfry tower at Markt Square.

Most Unique
B&B Degraeve
Doubles: $72 – $84
The B&B offers two jaw-dropping rooms packed with dolls, mannequins and installation art.

Best Budget Style
B&B Lut En Bruno Setola
Doubles: $78 – $96
The Bed and Breakfast Lut En Bruno Setola has a winning location and attractive, art-themed rooms.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Koen & Annemie Dieltiens Debruyne
Doubles: $72 – $96
The Koen & Annemie Dieltiens Debruyne is a welcoming three-room B&B where art rules.


Hotel Saint Michel in Brussels

Hotel Saint Michel

The following hotels were selected from our Brussels guide:

Super Cheapo
Residence Les Ecrins
Doubles: $72 – $107
The Residence Les Ecrins attracts a crowd that has graduated from hostels but still wants an inexpensive (and comfortable) room.

Best Location
Saint Michel
Doubles: $102 – $179
The 14-room Hotel Saint Michel, situated directly on the Grand Place, screams, “Location!”

Most Unique
Welcome Hotel
Doubles: $119 – $287
With every room named after a different country, the place is packed with international personality.

Best Budget Style
La Legende
Doubles: $107 – $215
The hotel’s side entrance into an almost Zen-like loband most crowded—corners of London’s West End.

Most Unique
Doubles: $63 – $79
easyHotel functions in a manner almost identical to easyJet.

Best Budget Style
Doubles: $123
In design terms, Paddington’s 39-room Stylotel is utterly unique.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Arosfa Hotel
Doubles: $130
The 15-room Arosfa is a gem, offering rooms a clear cut above others in the Gower Street guesthouse tangle.

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Pete Meyers

About the author: An Ohio native, Pete Meyers was bred on family road trips and the Beach Boys. When not working at EuroCheapo HQ in NYC, Pete likes to be found eating bouillabaisse anywhere in the south of France.

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14 thoughts on “The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe”

  1. Going to Dublin Ireland , to take my daughter to school, leaving the end of August, returning after Labor Day. Not interested in a tour group. Since she will be staying for 4 years and I will be returning home alone, we would like to enjoy this trip alone. Open minded. Any suggsstions! We can stay between 7-10 days.

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  3. As far as I see, this list is a bit poor…. for ex. in Berlin : room for 2, shower/toilets outside but very clean = less than 30 euros in Berlin city hotel (located on the subway ring); another one : 30 euro as well, for a room+shower+toilets+free wifi, in the funkturm hotel (near ICC)…. like this in 3 days you save one night !

    So, your “super cheapo” ones from 51$ = 41 euro are not that super cheapo !

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  6. I have to add Singer 109 to the best hostels of Berlin. It was truly the best experience I’ve had. Nice and easygoing people, amazing light, large rooms (private bathroom), great bar downstairs and amazing breakfast.


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