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Cheap Hotels in Chicago

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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 museums and river views, which could be great ways to get to know the local area. Take a picture at Millennium Park and Grant Park 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, Chicago, a Member of Design Hotels

    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

    Convenient to Lake Michigan
    • 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
  • Indiana Dunes National Park

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

  • Sights & Landmarks
  • Michigan Avenue
  • Soldier Field
  • Navy Pier

Can I book cheap hotels in Chicago

Absolutely! If you like to travel on a budget, Chicago is your kind of town. There’s lashings of luxury for a lot less than you might expect. Enter your travel dates at, hit search, and await our amazing inventory of accommodations. Now you can sort your results by price or use the slider to set your budget, and take your pick of the best. For incredible value, be a little flexible with your must- haves and travel dates—quieter months, like , are a great time to grab a delightful deal. Book cheap hotel rooms in Chicago today. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What are some of the best cheap hotels in Chicago, Illinois?

For a restaurant, bar, spa, business facilities, and all that jazz, high-kick your way to the Fairmont Chicago at Millennium Park Gold Experience. It’s a short razzle-dazzle from Chicago Riverwalk and pet-friendly if you want to bring your pooch. Need to be steps from the shore? No problemo. Hotel Julian is just by Millennium Park and the shining shores of the Windy City. But with a gym, restaurant, bar, and 24/7 room service, you might want to stay put.

How much are cheap hotel rooms in Chicago?

There are rooms and then there are rooms—with price tags to match. If you’re happy tucked away from the hustle bustle of downtown, you can find affordable hotels in Chicago compared to a stay right downtown. The hotel’s star rating and amenities affect the price, too. But remember, prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Why should I book cheap motels in Chicago with

Our enormous inventory means we can put a whole hoopla of cheap motels and hotels in Chicago before your eyes in just a few clicks. And we’re not being funny, honey. Just enter your travel dates and take your pick. Become a member and you can earn rewards, discounts, and even free nights. Sign up today and you could unlock instant savings.

How do I find the best deals on cheap hotels near Chicago?

Just enter your travel dates, the number of people in your group, and hit search. Next, sort your search results by price to see the most purse-string pleasing first. You can adjust the slider to set your budget, too. Remember, traveling outside high season in and away from the bright lights of the big city can considerably up your chances of bagging a bargain. Book cheap and affordable hotels in Chicago today. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Can I book cheap hotels in Chicago with free cancellation?

In many cases, yes you can get free cancellation on cheap Chicago hotels. Just flick the free cancellation filter to see what’s available. If you’re unsure of a particular place’s policy, be sure to get in touch to find out before you book.

Frequently asked questions

What inexpensive motels can I choose from in Chicago?
Carlton Inn Midway, Ohio House Motel and Rodeway Inn Chicago - Evanston 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?
Hotel Saint Clair- Magnificent Mile and Best Western Grant Park Hotel are two budget-friendly options recommended by fellow guests.
Will I find a vacation rental in Chicago?
You can take a look through 376 vacation home choices on our site. Additionally, you’ll find 1799 apartments and 219 condos.
What hostels can I find for my stay in Chicago?
You may want to consider Chicago Getaway Hostel, Chicago Parthenon Hostel and HI Chicago, 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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