The Best Cheap Hotels in Mexico

Budget-Friendly and Affordable Places to Stay in Mexico

Guadalajara, Mexico Guadalajara, Mexico

Does Mexico have cheap hotel rooms? Yes, it does. Mexico is an active destination filled with fun activities and sites. For travelers on a budget, finding an affordable place to stay is often a priority. So, if you're looking for where to stay in Mexico on a budget, don't worry, as we have analyzed the best hotel deals in the area based on price, amenities, guest ratings, location, and nearby activities to find the best values. There are plenty of cheap stays available in the area that offer comfortable and relaxing accommodations at low prices, and many of these hotels have great features, too. From budget-friendly motels to hotels with a variety of amenities, there is something for everyone. So, how do you find cheap rooms in Mexico? When searching for the best low-cost hotels, travelers should look for good options that offer a balance of price and comfort, with plenty of opportunities for relaxation. And that's exactly what you'll find with our suggestions below. Some of the best bargain and budget-friendly hotels in Mexico also feature pools and other terrific amenities, providing guests with a great place to relax after a long day of exploring the area. Whether you're traveling solo or with a group, there are plenty of cheap places to stay available that will meet your needs and offer a price range that won't break the bank. With our researched guide below, you can find the best affordable hotels in Mexico, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable stay at an unbeatable price. So, let's get to it: here's where to sleep cheap in Mexico.

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

Casa Monraz Hotel Boutique

Guadalajara, Jalisco State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $17 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

Located at Pedro Moreno 1543, Casa Monraz Hotel Boutique has great rooms from $17 (before taxes). It offers room service, a casino, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.40 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, cooking classes, a hot tub, and a spa and wellness center at this affordable hotel. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

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


Hostel Candelaria

Valladolid, Yucatan State
Hostel with prices starting at $13 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Mexico
  • 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 Hostel Candelaria which has nice rooms starting at $13. Offering breakfast, a free breakfast, city views, laundry facilities, and bicycle rental, it also has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Calle 35 #201 F x 42 y 44. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers family rooms, a tour desk, air-conditioning, a 24-hour desk, and a microwave which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free breakfast
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


Casa Pepe Puebla

Puebla, Puebla State
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $22 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

We found Casa Pepe Puebla to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $22. We loved that is has room service, a restaurant, laundry services, a spa and wellness center, and a spa, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Calle 3 Oriente Núm. 627 Centro Histórico. You'll also find free parking, kids meals, laundry facilities, family rooms, and a tour desk which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Hotel Dubrovnik Merida

Merida, Yucatan State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $30 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

With terrific rooms from $30, Hotel Dubrovnik Merida, at Carretera Merida Progreso Km 10.3 Tablaje 21074 Temozon Norte provides an outdoor pool, room service, a casino, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Its terrific guest rating is 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers a bar, breakfast, laundry services, golf, and a free breakfast. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly


The Green Village Boutique Hotel

Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $21 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Cheap Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

The Green Village Boutique Hotel has a great guest rating of 8.40 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and pet-friendly rooms. The great rooms here start at $21 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Calle 20 Avenida 10 y 15. Furthermore, it also offers a game room, free parking, evening entertainment, an indoor play area, and family rooms, which is nice for visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this low-cost hotel is a terrific choice. 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 parking
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Del Marques Hotel and Suites

Guadalajara, Jalisco State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $31 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Budget Stay
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Del Marques Hotel and Suites is 8.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, rooms with kitchens, and laundry services. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $31, and it's located at Victoriano Salado Alvarez 72. We also love the free parking, laundry facilities, family rooms, a tour desk, and a multi-lingual staff which are great for travelers. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. And with the ability to cook your own meals in the kitchen, you can save money and time. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave


Hostel Mexico DF Airport

Mexico City, Mexico City Federal District
Hostel with prices starting at $30 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Deals in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.

A cool place is Hostel Mexico DF Airport because it has great rooms that start at $30. It has room service, a restaurant, breakfast, laundry services, and a free breakfast, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Aguascalientes 33, Colonia Penon de los Banos. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love pet-friendly rooms, city views, free parking, laundry facilities, and family rooms 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
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Family rooms


Hotel Portonovo Plaza Malecon

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $40 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Hotel Portonovo Plaza Malecon offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $40 (before taxes). It's located at Av. Mexico No. 1125, Colonia 5 de Diciembre and has earned a guest rating of 8.40/10. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers breakfast, a free breakfast, city views, free parking, and a tour desk which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Air-conditioned


La Quinta by Wyndham Puebla Palmas Angelopolis

Puebla, Puebla State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $48 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

Located at Avenida Zeta del Cochero No 407, La Quinta by Wyndham Puebla Palmas Angelopolis has great rooms from $48 (before taxes). It offers room service, a casino, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find breakfast, child care, laundry services, a spa, and an indoor pool which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The heated pool is comfortable, relaxing, and fun for everyone. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Indoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Casino
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Heated pool
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


Hotel Frances Guadalajara

Guadalajara, Jalisco State
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $32 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Mexico
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly

A great place to stay is Hotel Frances Guadalajara which has nice rooms starting at $32. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and laundry services, it also has a great guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Maestranza 35. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers a hot tub, free parking, kids meals, laundry facilities, and family rooms. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. You'll love relaxing in the hot tub at the end of the day, 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
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly


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Is it expensive to spend the night in Mexico?

Mexico Average Budget Hotel Price
$139

Visitors will find a large range of terrific budget hotel choices when planning a visit to Mexico. The price of these budget hotels can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average budget hotel price in Mexico based on data from 337 hotels is an affordable $139. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Mexico.

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

  • 5-star hotels: $336
  • 4-star hotels: $149
  • 3-star hotels: $88
  • 2-star hotels: $79


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