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What is Chicago Like for Cheap Hotels?

There are endless ways to visit the scenic city of Chicago for a bargain price. For example, you might want to put on your walking shoes, grab a free map, and venture out to a side of this destination where money doesn't do all the talking. Visitors to Chicago love the entertainment choices and river views, which could be great ways to get to know the local area. Take a picture at Navy Pier and Willis Tower for some great memories without a hefty price tag. Our choice of low-cost hotels makes Chicago a favorite among budget-conscious travelers searching for a vacation to remember. has 26 cheap Chicago hotels to choose from, there's something for everyone!

What Are Some of the Best Cheap Hotels in Chicago? travelers' top Chicago budget hotel picks:

    Wrigley Hostel

    Lakefront hostel within walking distance of Wrigley Field
    • Free WiFi • Bar • Terrace • Central location

    The Robey

    Art Deco hotel in shopping district in West Town
    • Free WiFi • Restaurant • 3 bars • Outdoor pool • Walkable location

    The Publishing House B&B

    3.5-star B&B with winery, near United Center
    • Free breakfast • Free parking • Free WiFi • Restaurant • Attentive staff

    Skylark Motel

    2-star motel
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk

    Heart O' Chicago

    2-star hotel in Edgewater
    • Free parking • Free WiFi • 24-hour front desk • Walkable location

What Are the Best Things to See and Do in Chicago?

You'll find plenty of things to see and do in Chicago while keeping to your budget. Check out these excursions in the area, some of which you can appreciate while being mindful of your wallet.

  • Millennium Park
  • Grant Park
  • Chicago Riverwalk

  • Beaches
  • Ohio Street Beach
  • Oak Street Beach
  • North Avenue Beach

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Navy Pier
  • Willis Tower
  • Michigan Avenue

Frequently asked questions

What inexpensive motels can I choose from in Chicago?
Ohio House Motel, Carlton Inn Midway and Edgebrook Motel are among the best-rated motels by fellow travelers for a budget-friendly stay. In addition, you’ll find 8 motels to choose from on our site.
Where can I stay for an inexpensive vacation in Chicago?
Guests recommend Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago as a good budget-friendly hotel when visiting Chicago.
Will I find a vacation rental in Chicago?
You can take a look through 295 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you’ll find 1488 apartments and 180 condos.
What hostels can I find for my stay in Chicago?
You may want to consider HI Chicago, Chicago Getaway Hostel and Chicago Parthenon Hostel, which are among the best-rated hostels by fellow travelers. You can also see all 5 hostels on our site.
Where can I get a good free breakfast at a cheap Chicago hotel?
Our other guests gave kudos for the free breakfast at these budget hotels: Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile and Hampton by Hilton Chicago Downtown West Loop.
Where can I stay on a budget for my business trip to Chicago?
Other business travelers who want to save some money recommend a stay at these inexpensive hotels: Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile and Hampton by Hilton Chicago Downtown West Loop.
What areas in Chicago should I consider for a budget trip?
If you’re looking for a less expensive trip, the areas where you’ll find the most affordable hotels are Downtown Chicago, Bedford Park and Near North Side.

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