The 10 best cheap hotels in Berlin for 2017

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The Circus Hostel in Berlin.

Berlin has been one of Europe’s hottest budget destinations for years. With great neighborhoods, plenty of history, affordable restaurants, and a fun nightlife scene, what’s not to love for budget travelers?

And although prices have kept up in recent years, there are still plenty of good deals — especially when it comes to hotels. We’ve combed through our listings to find the best cheap hotels in Berlin.

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 The 10 best cheap hotels in Berlin

From a boat hostel right on the Spree River to a charming stay in a 19th-century apartment building, our list of the best cheap Berlin hotels has something for everyone. Book and reserve your room right on EuroCheapo!

Eastern Boat Hostel

Sleep on a boat! Eastern Boat Hostel is not your ordinary place to stay.

Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat

Neighborhood: Friedrichshain
Doubles from $63

The Eastern Comfort Hostel Boat offers small rooms ranging from third-class dorms to first-class rooms with private bathrooms. Amenities like breakfast, in-room Wi-Fi and laundry service come with a small fee, but the views are hard to beat. Plus, the story of sleeping on a boat in Berlin is priceless! Read the full review

EastSeven

EastSeven Berlin has stylish dorm rooms and a fun vibe.

EastSeven Berlin Hostel

Neighborhood: Mitte
Doubles from $64

With a guest kitchen, an outdoor garden, group dinners, free city tours, laundry service, and free Wi-Fi, the EastSeven Berlin Hostel offers a long list of amenities for incredibly low rates. Need more convincing? Rooms are clean and the staff is friendly, ready to give you tips for exploring the city. Read the full review

Hotel Transit

Hotel Transit is excellent for groups traveling to Berlin.

Hotel Transit

Neighborhood: Kreuzberg
Doubles starting at $80

The Hotel Transit features inexpensive, light-filled dorms and private rooms that are ideal for Cheapos traveling alone or in groups. Those looking to make friends will appreciate the communal spaces, including the fun bar. All rooms, even dorms, have private bathrooms. Breakfast is included in the room rate and Wi-Fi is free. Read the full review

Hotel Pension Columbus

The charming breakfast room at the Hotel Pension Columbus.

Hotel Pension Columbus

Neighborhood: Near the Ku’damm
Doubles from $84

The Hotel Pension Columbus, nestled in a 19th-century apartment building, offers antique charm with modern amenities (like free Wi-Fi and breakfast). Yellow tones make the hotel warm and welcoming, while ornately gilded walls and a wooden staircase make a grand entrance. Cheapos looking to really save some cash can skip a room with private baths and opt for a room that shares the hotel’s clean facilities. Read the full review

Circus Hostel Interior

Hanging out in Circus Hostel, a fun and funky spot in Berlin.

Circus Hostel

Neighborhood: Prenzlauer Berg
Doubles from $85

The Circus Hostel’s décor is as fun and bright as the name suggests, and the hostel provides plenty of spaces and activities for extraverted travelers to mingle and make friends. Amenities might be scarce, but rooms are clean and there are plenty of opportunities for fun, including walking tours and yoga sessions. Read the full review

Ibis Hotel

Enjoy streamlined rooms at Ibis Hotel Mitte in the heart of the city.

Ibis Hotel Mitte

Neighborhood: Prenzlauer Berg
Doubles from $87

While it isn’t the most charming hotel in Berlin, the Ibis Hotel Mitte provides comfortable accommodations, a central location, and friendly service for low rates. Amenities include private bathrooms, air conditioning, and free Wi-Fi. We’re not usually big fans of chain hotels, but this one passes our cheapo test! Read the full review

Motel One

Motel One is a chain hotel with chic and cheap rooms.

Motel One Berlin Mitte

Neighborhood: Kreuzberg
Doubles from $93

Earthy, relaxing rooms, modern amenities, and a hip bar make the Motel One Berlin Mitte on of our favorite budget picks. Guests can enjoy a comfortable stay in serene rooms while enjoying perks like air conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Read the full review

Ibis Styles

The colorful and bright lobby at Ibis Styles hotel in Mitte.

ibis Styles Hotel Berlin Mitte

Neighborhood: Prenzlauer Berg
Doubles from $100

We love the Ibis Styles Hotel Berlin Mitte for its attractive, clean rooms and a happening location with access to plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. Rooms feature accent walls, modern furnishings and flat-screen televisions. Cheapos will love that breakfast is included in the room rate. Read the full review

art'otel Berlin

The rooms at art’otel Berlin are stylish and right on target with our budget.

art’otel berlin mitte

Neighborhood: Mitte
Doubles from $104

If you love Pop Art, this is your spot in Berlin! This chic hotel is filled with Warhol (or art of Warhol). Along with the glam décor, the hotel features four-star amenities like AC, tea kettles and minibars. The hotel also features an artsy breakfast room, a sleek restaurant, a fitness center and a sauna. While it can be a bit of a cheapo splurge, this hotel offers a lot of bang for your buck. Read the full review

Pension Funk

The entrance to Pension Funk, a Belle Époque gem in Berlin.

Pension Funk

Neighborhood: Near the Ku’damm
Doubles from $106

Pension Funk features elegant rooms and a location on the most beautiful street in Berlin. Walking into the rooms is like taking a step back in time, in the best possible way. Delicate chandeliers, printed wallpaper, charming antique furniture and oil paintings welcome guests to their splurge-worthy rooms. Read the full review

More budget hotels in Berlin

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