The Best Cheap Hotels in Austria

Budget-Friendly and Affordable Places to Stay in Austria

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Austria is a vibrant destination with plenty of fun activities and attractions. If you're traveling on a budget, finding an affordable place to stay might be a challenge, though. But does Austria have cheap hotel rooms? Absolutely. With so many budget-friendly hotels and motels available, there is no need to break the bank for a comfortable and relaxing stay here. So, if you're looking for where to stay on a budget, or trying to figure out how to find cheap rooms in Austria, we've figured it out for you already. When looking for affordable places to stay, everyone should consider a variety of factors, including the price, but also the location, amenities, level of service, and guest ratings. While low prices are important, travelers should also consider the comfort and relaxation of the rooms, as well as the location of the hotel, which can greatly impact their experience in Austria. Some of the best budget-friendly hotels in Austria offer amenities such as pools, providing guests with a great place to cool off and unwind after a long day of exploring the city. When considering guest ratings, travelers should look for hotels with a proven track record of providing comfortable stays, while also being easy on the wallet. We've analyzed the best budget-friendly hotels and motels in Austria based not just on the prices, but also the locations, guest ratings, amenities, and nearby activities as described. So, below you'll see the results of our research, which includes the best values and great bargain hotels in Austria. Whether you're traveling solo or with a group, there are plenty of cheap stays available in Austria that will meet your needs and your budget. So, let's get to it: here's where to sleep cheap in Austria.

With relatively affordable prices, this country provides a great opportunity to see the Alps in combination with world-class historical cities on a reasonable budget. Backpackers and budget travelers can stay in hostels and budget guesthouses that are found everywhere in the country. It's also fairly easy to find affordable food, and the public transportation system can take you just about everywhere cheaply and efficiently. Compared to the prices of nearby countries such as Switzerland, Italy, and Germany, the overall cost of accommodations and food in Austria makes traveling here more accessible. You'll also find plenty of free activities. In Vienna, you can take free walking tours of the city and the Rathaus, browse the markets, and enjoy some of the free museums such as the Bezirksmuseen and MUSA. In Salzburg, stroll through Mirabell Gardens for free, and enjoy many museums for just a few Euros each. The old town area also has plenty of cheap places to eat or grab a snack, such as from the many food vendors in the larger squares and plazas. Linz, Innsbruck, Graz, and other cities are also fairly affordable and offer even more free and cheap activities, too.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz

Vienna, Vienna
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $19 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Austria
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at Rembrandtstraße 21, MEININGER Hotel Wien Downtown Franz has great rooms from $19 (before taxes). It offers a bar, parking, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and a game room. It has a terrific 8.30 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love a pool table, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, family rooms, and a tour desk at this affordable hotel. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Hotel Edelweiss Mallnitz

Mallnitz, Carinthia
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $33 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

A great place to stay is Hotel Edelweiss Mallnitz which has nice rooms starting at $33. Offering skiing, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Mallnitz 59. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers breakfast, mountain views, a free breakfast, pet-friendly rooms, and city views which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The indoor pool at this hotel is very nice, and is a great place to unwind and relax on your trip. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Skiing
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator


JUFA Hotel Wien

Vienna, Vienna
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $48 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

We found JUFA Hotel Wien to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $48. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and a kid-friendly buffet, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Mautner Markhof Gasse 50. You'll also find rooms with kitchenettes, child care, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, and a game room which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's always nice to have a kitchenette to cook some basic meals or have an easy breakfast. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Family-Friendly


Boutique Hotel Donauwalzer

Vienna, Vienna
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $45 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Cheap Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

With terrific rooms from $45, Boutique Hotel Donauwalzer, at Ottakringer Strasse 5 provides a bar, parking, a kid-friendly buffet, child care, and laundry services. Its terrific guest rating is 8.40 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers pet-friendly rooms, city views, a hot tub, a spa and wellness center, and a spa. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Having a hot tub at this hotel is also a nice splurge. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Safestay Vienna

Vienna, Vienna
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $41 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Budget Stay
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

Safestay Vienna has a great guest rating of 8.20 out of 10, and offers room service, a bar, parking, child care, and laundry services. The great rooms here start at $41 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Schönbrunnerstraße 41. Furthermore, it also offers laundry facilities, bicycle rental, family rooms, a multi-lingual staff, and air-conditioning, which is nice for visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this low-cost hotel is a terrific choice. The room service is especially nice after a long day. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly


Weststeirischer Hof

Bad Gams, Styria
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $51 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Deals in Austria
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

The great guest rating of Weststeirischer Hof is 8.50 out of 10. This place has room service, a restaurant, a bar, hiking, and rooms with kitchenettes. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $51, and it's located at Müllegg 40. We also love the golf, pet-friendly rooms, a spa and wellness center, a spa, and free parking which are great for travelers. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Having the delicious restaurant in the hotel is an added bonus. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Pets allowed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Lava Inn

Feldbach, Styria
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $46 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in Austria
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A cool place is Lava Inn because it has great rooms that start at $46. It has room service, a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Gnaser Strasse 1. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, free parking, and laundry facilities at this affordable hotel. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Hotel Schild Vienna

Vienna, Vienna
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $69 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in Austria
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.

Hotel Schild Vienna offers room service, a restaurant, a bar, parking, and hiking which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $69 (before taxes). It's located at Neustift am Walde 97-99 and has earned a guest rating of 8.00/10. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers rooms with kitchens, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, a hot tub, and laundry facilities which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The kitchen in the room is great, because you can cook your own meals to save time and money. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground


Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront

Vienna, Vienna
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $79 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Austria
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

Located at Handelskai 269, Hilton Vienna Danube Waterfront has great rooms from $79 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find parking, child care, laundry services, golf, and pet-friendly rooms which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Make sure to set aside some time for swimming in the pool, too. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle


NH Danube City

Vienna, Vienna
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $67 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is NH Danube City which has nice rooms starting at $67. Offering room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, a bar, and parking, it also has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Wagramer Strasse 21. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, city views, a spa, and laundry facilities. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


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Is it expensive to spend the night in Austria?

Austria Average Budget Hotel Price
$166

Travelers to Austria will have a large number of terrific budget accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of budget hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 414 budget hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $166. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Austria.

The average prices of our suggested budget hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $370
  • 4-star hotels: $169
  • 3-star hotels: $123
  • 2-star hotels: $103


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