The Cheapo 100: Our favorite budget hotels in Europe

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Riga

B&B Riga

B&B Riga

The following hotels were selected from our Riga guide:

Super Cheapo
Radi Un Draugi
Doubles: $62 – $88
The three-star Radi un Draugi hotel is a great deal, with a prime spot in the center of Old Town, and offers 76 comfortable rooms at very reasonable rates.

Best Location
Kolonna Hotel Riga
Doubles: $72 – $110
A pretty three-star hotel located between St. Peter’s Church and Dom Square, the Kolonna is an affordable and super-central pick.

Most Unique
Ekes Konvents
Doubles: $66 – $102
Ekes Konvents dates back hundreds of years, when a cluster of buildings was transformed into religious housing.

Best Budget Style
Centra
Doubles: $108 – $144
The Centra offers rooms with modern décor and plenty of amenities at reasonable rates.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
B&B Riga
Doubles: $60 – $78
B&B Riga offers 25 well-kept and convenient apartments that will appeal to budget travelers.

Rome

Modigliani in Rome

Modigliani

The following hotels were selected from our Rome guide:

Super Cheapo
Hotel Pensione Papa Germano
Doubles: $60 – $125
With its great location, helpful service and low prices, the Papa Germano is a solid choice for budget travelers.

Best Location
Hotel Modigliani
Doubles: $137 – $233
The three-star Hotel Modigliani is sandwiched between the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and the Villa Borghese.

Most Unique
Suore di Elisabetta
Doubles: $127
The friendly nuns of the Suore di S. Elisabetta open 35 guestrooms in their convent to anyone who doesn’t mind a curfew (or sleeping under a crucifix).

Best Budget Style
Daphne Inn Veneto
Doubles: $119 – $263
It’s not exactly cheapo, but the chic décor and central location could be worth shelling out for.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Hotel Boccaccio
Doubles: $96 – $119
The quiet hotel has been owned by the same family since 1937 and is currently run by the friendly Patrizia.

Stockholm

Hellsten in Stockholm

Hellsten

The following hotels were selected from our Stockholm guide:

Super Cheapo
City Backpackers
Doubles: $80
Located just a couple minutes away from Central Station and the center of Stockholm, City Backpackers is the perfect place for, well, backpackers.

Best Location
Scandic Malmen
Doubles: $159 – $255
The 332-room Scandic Malmen is situated kitty-corner to Medborgarplatsen in Södermalm, one of the most trafficked squares in Stockholm.

Most Unique
Rex Petit
Doubles: $80 – $135
The 20-room Rex Petit is housed in the basement of the pricier Rex Hotel.

Best Budget Style
Hellsten
Doubles: $147 – $258
The four-star Hellsten is a splurge-worthy stunner with unique décor.

Best B&B, Pension or Guesthouse
Hotel Anno 1647
Doubles: $112 – $386
If you walk through the arched entrance of the historically-protected structure, you’ll find a beautiful little courtyard.

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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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