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11 Cheap Hotels in Copenhagen That Are Worth a Stay

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Updated: 7 January 2018

Finding a nice hotel to stay in while visiting Copenhagen isn’t difficult, but finding one that is also cheap can be a challenge. If you’re planning to visit the capital of Denmark and don’t want to break the bank, take a look at this selection of the best budget hotels in the city.

Hotel Astoria

Located a stone’s throw away from Copenhagen Central Station, Hotel Astoria is within walking distance of the city center, the Tivoli Gardens, and the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and other notable museums. The three-star hotel offers different types of rooms, all equipped with the necessary amenities to offer a unique stay to its guests. 

Wakeup Copenhagen

Designed by the renowned architect Kim Utzon and decorated with the minimalism that Scandinavian design requires, Wakeup Copenhagen can easily be compared to renowned stylish hotels, except when it comes to the prices. With its special offers and room prices that start from 400DKK (US$64.75), WakeUp hotel is definitely suitable for travelers who don’t want to break the bank. Guests will find many different types of rooms, all of them carefully designed to meet their needs.

Hotel Østerport

Nestled in Copenhagen’s family neighborhood, Hotel Østerport offers a quiet and friendly atmosphere. As well as its 170 rooms, Hotel Østerport offers a cozy bar area for those who want to relax after a long day exploring the scenic streets of Copenhagen. Book your room on Hotel Østeport’s official website and you’ll enjoy the hotel’s delicious breakfast for free.

Best Western Hotel Richmond

Best Western Hotel Richmond is located close to Tivoli Gardens and and only 10 minutes’ walk from the city center and Nørreport Station. The stylish hotel has 127 rooms; prices vary based on the type and size of the room.

A&O Copenhagen Nørrebro

A&O Hotel and Hostel Copenhagen offers both single and dorm rooms suitable for families, groups of friends, and solo travelers. It’s located on Tagensvej between Nørrebro, Copenhagen’s multicultural district, and Nordvest, the city’s upcoming neighborhood. Prices for double and single rooms start at 250DKK (US$40.45) making it one of the cheapest hotels you’ll find in the city.


Urban Sleep Guest House

Urban Sleep Guest House Apartment offers its guests the chance to spend their time in Copenhagen in a proper Scandinavian room. The wide white windows, the wooden ceilings, and the minimalist decoration all make each room super-cozy and ideal for travelers who want to avoid fancy hotel rooms.

Hotel Sct Thomas

Hotel Sct Thomas is located between Frederiksberg, Copenhagen’s poshest area, and Vesterbro, the city’s hippest neighborhood, where Meatpacking District welcomes the town’s coolest crowd every night. The three-star hotel has 60 rooms and two apartments, as well as conference rooms, all of which are elegantly decorated.

City Hotel Nebo

Nebo’s philosophy is that everyone should be able to afford accommodation in Copenhagen, and the hotel makes sure to offer its rooms at low prices. Rooms are separated into three different categories based on the facilities provided: economy, low economy, and standard, and prices differ accordingly. Being located in Istedgade, one of Copenhagen’s hippest and most vivid streets, Nebo is the perfect choice for backpackers and millennials who want to be in the heart of the city’s nightlife.


Situated in Ørestad, the area known for its modern architecture buildings, CABINN Metro, with its innovative design, lives up to the area’s standards. All of its 709 rooms are uniquely decorated and some of them offer a unique view over the city. Prices start at 495DKK (US$80).

Saga Hotel

Saga Hotel stretches over four floors, each with single, double, and family rooms to host all types of traveler. The cozy hotel is located close to Copenhagen Central Station and the vivid Vesterbro area, while the City Hall Square and the National Museum of Denmark are within walking distance.

Copenhagen Go Hotel

Copenhagen Go Hotel is located on Amager Island, not far away from the airport. It’s a great hotel for layovers and for those who don’t mind staying a little way away from the city center. After all, Copenhagen is a small city, so getting to Nørreport Station from Copenhagen Go Hotel won’t take you more than 20 minutes. Single, double, triple, and family rooms can accommodate all types of tourist for one or more nights, with prices starting at 399DKK (US$64.55).