The Best Cheap Hotels in Croatia

Budget-Friendly and Affordable Places to Stay in Croatia

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Croatia 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 Croatia 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 Croatia, 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 Croatia. Some of the best budget-friendly hotels in Croatia 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 Croatia 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 Croatia. Whether you're traveling solo or with a group, there are plenty of cheap stays available in Croatia that will meet your needs and your budget. So, let's get to it: here's where to sleep cheap in Croatia.

The overall affordable prices combined with the wide array of fun activities has led this country to become very popular with budget-oriented travelers and younger backpackers. While the most famous and popular city for tourists is Dubrovnik, its prices are still not as expensive as in other European cities. Add to this the other beautiful towns along the gorgeous coastline that offer more affordable prices, and you'll be able to explore this dynamic country on a reasonable budget. Hvar, Zagreb, Korcula, Zadar, Split, Vis, and Rovinj are just some of the many terrific places that can be visited in an affordable manner. Hostels and low-cost guest houses are prevalent, the beaches are free, hiking is easily accessible, food can be found at lower prices, and museums are usually not too expensive, either.

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

Funk Lounge Hostel

Zagreb, Croatia
Hostel with prices starting at $11 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Croatia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.

Located at Rendiceva 28b, Funk Lounge Hostel has great rooms from $11 (before taxes). It offers room service, a casino, a restaurant, a bar, and parking. It has a terrific 8.20 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love hiking, laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, evening entertainment, and car rentals at this affordable hotel. The service at the restaurant is terrific, and so is the food. 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
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned


Design Hostel Goli & Bosi

Split, Croatia
Hostel with prices starting at $21 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Design Hostel Goli & Bosi which has nice rooms starting at $21. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, pet-friendly rooms, and bicycle rental, it also has a great guest rating of 9.70 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Morpurgova Poljana 2. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers a multi-lingual staff, air-conditioning, a coffee shop, a 24-hour desk, and shuttle services which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pets allowed
  • Bicycle rental
  • Air-conditioned
  • Airport shuttle


Hotel Vrata Krke

Lozovac, Croatia
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $36 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

We found Hotel Vrata Krke to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $36. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a bar, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Lozovac b.b.. You'll also find a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, laundry services, a hot tub, and free parking which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Don't miss the pool bar which offers drinks and a fun area to unwind. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned


Bluesun Hotel Soline

Brela, Croatia
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $66 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Cheap Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

With terrific rooms from $66, Bluesun Hotel Soline, at Trg Gospe od Karmela 1 provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 8.70 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers parking, breakfast, hiking, laundry services, and a free breakfast. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Having an indoor pool means that you can swim and have fun any time of the year. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Playground
  • Family-Friendly


Tchaikovsky Hostel Split T-Hostel

Split, Croatia
Hostel with prices starting at $22 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Budget Stay
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Tchaikovsky Hostel Split T-Hostel has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10, and offers scuba diving, snorkeling, parking, hiking, and rooms with kitchenettes. The great rooms here start at $22 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Ulica Petra Ilica Cajkovskog 4. Furthermore, it also offers a game room, car rentals, laundry facilities, a tour desk, and air-conditioning, which is nice for visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this low-cost hotel is a terrific choice. We find the kitchenette here to be a great way to get a good breakfast and save time and money. 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
  • Kitchenette
  • Game room
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Hotel Trogir Palace

Trogir, Croatia
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $64 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Deals in Croatia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.

The great guest rating of Hotel Trogir Palace is 8.60 out of 10. This place has room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $64, and it's located at Put Gradine bb. We also love the a bar, breakfast, laundry services, golf, and a free breakfast which are great for travelers. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned


Hotel Calypso Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $50 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in Croatia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A cool place is Hotel Calypso Zagreb because it has great rooms that start at $50. It has room service, a restaurant, a bar, breakfast, and laundry services, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Hojnikova 43. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love golf, a free breakfast, pet-friendly rooms, 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 breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Family-Friendly


Hotel Molindrio Plava Laguna

Porec, Croatia
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $74 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in Croatia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Hotel Molindrio Plava Laguna offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $74 (before taxes). It's located at Zelena Laguna bb and has earned a guest rating of 8.40/10. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, parking, breakfast, a free breakfast, and a hot tub which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Air-conditioned
  • Playground
  • Family-Friendly


Radisson Blu Resort Split

Split, Croatia
4-star Resort with prices starting at $91 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Croatia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool
  • Heated pool

Located at Put Trstenika 19, Radisson Blu Resort Split has great rooms from $91 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 8.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a bar, parking, breakfast, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Family-Friendly


Island Hotel Istra

Rovinj, Croatia
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $94 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A great place to stay is Island Hotel Istra which has nice rooms starting at $94. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a water park, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 8.83 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at St Andrews Island, S Andrea. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers scuba diving, a bar, breakfast, child care, and laundry services. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. The water slides are especially fun! 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
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Playground


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Is it expensive to spend the night in Croatia?

Croatia Average Budget Hotel Price
$108

Travelers to Croatia 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 203 budget hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $108. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Croatia.

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

  • 5-star hotels: $197
  • 4-star hotels: $111
  • 3-star hotels: $82
  • 2-star hotels: $33


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