The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe

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


Nice Garden in Nice

Nice Garden

The following hotels were selected from our Nice guide:

Super Cheapo
Doubles: $75 – $107
The two-star Hotel Regence offers 60 attractive rooms at reasonable rates.

Best Location
Hotel Solara
Doubles: $66 – $126
Perhaps the hotel’s best feature is its location on the Rue de France. The sea is close enough to smell and you’re only a short walk away from Old Town.

Most Unique
Doubles: $84 – $191
The three-star beauty is a good pick for a romantic indulgence.

Best Budget Style
Doubles: $113 – $191
This well-situated hotel mixes 19th-century elegance with modern comforts and a prime location.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Nice Garden
Doubles: $78 – $132
The Nice Garden Hotel offers a charming B&B feel and reasonably priced rooms in the city’s bustling commercial district.


Hotel de Nesle in Paris

Hotel de Nesle

The following hotels were selected from our Paris guide:

Super Cheapo
Hotel Tiquetonne
Doubles: $66
The Hotel Tiquetonne is a massive, creaky and fabulously feminine place, providing 45 homey rooms at very low rates.

Best Location
Hotel Esmeralda
Doubles: $113 – $131
With a “magnifique” location directly across the Seine from Notre Dame, the Hotel Esmeralda offers 16 funky rooms.

Most Unique
Hotel de Nesle
Doubles: $90 – $119
The one-star Hotel del Nesle is a unique place with a sense of humor… and history.

Best Budget Style
Mama Shelter
Doubles: $106 – $238
For this Mama, eclectic design reigns supreme.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Ermitage Sacre Coeur
Doubles: $115 – $119
The classy B&B is family-owned and provides 12 artistically minded guestrooms.


U Lilie Pension in Prague

U Lilie Pension

The following hotels were selected from our Prague guide:

Super Cheapo
Little Town
Doubles: $56 – $74
Little Town is a well-equipped and super-affordable option in a fabulous location.

Best Location
U Lilie Pension
Doubles: $96 – $115
Situated practically around the corner from Charles Bridge, the two-star U Lilie Pension offers 15 basic rooms.

Most Unique
Doubles: $159 – $312
The four-star Sax in Mála Strana is zany, colorful and unique.

Best Budget Style
Dahlia Inn
Doubles: $47 – $119
The Dahlia Inn offers eight homey rooms that are purple, green, and funky—and we loved them!

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Castle Steps
Doubles: $44 – $130
The Castle Steps boasts a location near the Prague Castle, 60 attractive rooms, and amenities that exceed the hotel’s two-star classification.

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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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