Poland’s vibrant capital, Warsaw, has hundreds of hotels scattered all over the city. However, when checking online for the cheapest options, you will be inundated with hotels promising to be the lowest price with discounts, or the best budget hotel in the Old Town. This list will clear things up for you, ensuring you save cash as a tourist in Warsaw by staying at one of the city’s cheapest hotels.
Situated just a few minutes’ walk from the metro station at Dworzec Wileński is the Hit Hotel in Warsaw’s up-and-coming Praga district. While the street name might be difficult to pronounce, it is not hard to find the Hit Hotel, which is on Księdza Ignacego Kłopotowskiego and has an obvious sign outside. The Hotel has 54 rooms, a fully functioning restaurant and a bar that shows live sports. Wi-Fi works in the public areas and in all rooms. Children under the age of three stay for free.
A hidden gem and one of the cheapest hotels around, the Hotel Ośrodek Szkoleniowo is situated in a local neighbourhood in Bielany in northern Warsaw. This hotel doesn’t even have a website or a Facebook page yet and can be booked by calling the phone number listed below. There are rooms on the lower floors only, and all have a separate bathroom and a shared kitchen. It is a self-catering hotel with basic and simple rooms. This is an ideal option for those who want to experience living in a local neighbourhood for a cheap price and away from the city centre and touristic sights. There are cheap local shops nearby, local bars and plenty of tram and bus connections to the Old Town and the city centre.
If you really want a no-frills hotel on a budget that is near a metro station but a little bit outside the hustle and bustle of central Warsaw, look no further than the Hotel Pracowniczy Metro. The complex is located in the Raków neighbourhood and has 198 beds. The Hotel consists of three storeys, all of which have rooms, toilets and showers. Room choices include singles, doubles, and 3-, 4- and 12-person rooms. There is a common room with arcade games and a kitchen. There is also free parking, and you can pay extra for breakfast, lunch or dinner. There is also the opportunity to enjoy a barbecue in the complex. There are three trams and one bus with regular links to the city centre.
Start Hotel Aramis is a huge hotel with 231 guest rooms located in the south of Warsaw. It is a handy option for those in the city on business and wanting to relax away from the busier streets of the central area. The hotel can be easily reached by bus or tram from the city centre and is a superb budget hotel. There is a restaurant in the hotel and a meeting room. Staff are multilingual. Each room has free toiletries, free Wi-Fi and a television. There is a desk in each room, and the upper floors offer good views over the Warsaw city skyline. A buffet breakfast is available for a surcharge.
Hotel Wilanów Warszawa is a budget hotel in the south of Warsaw from the DeSilva group. The hotel has 73 rooms ranging from singles to twins to doubles. Extra beds can also be added. Every room has free bottled water, free toiletries and free Wi-Fi. Room service is available during limited hours, and the buffet breakfast is available for a surcharge. For those here on business, there are meeting rooms and a conference space. Each room also has tea- or coffee-making facilities, a television, a desk and a telephone.
Hotel Mazowiecki has 56 rooms and is well located in central Warsaw near the metro stations Świętokrzyska and Nowy Świat-Uniwersytet. It is a short walk from the National Museum, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the Frédéric Chopin Museum. A free buffet breakfast is included in the room price. All rooms have free Wi-Fi and bottled water, as well as a desk and a television. Rooms range from singles with a private bathroom to singles and doubles with shared bathrooms. Hotel Mazowiecki is truly one of the cheapest centrally located hotels you can find in Warsaw.
The Platinum Hotel & Residence Wilanów is a modern and cheap option in the Wilanów neighbourhood of Warsaw, located in the south of the city. It is a leafy hotel a little outside the city centre, yet just two kilometres from the famous 17th-century Wilanów Palace. It is a short walk from the nearest bus stop at Branickiego, which has regular service to the city centre. All rooms are bright, open-plan and minimalist. The rooms have free Wi-Fi, toiletries and bottled water. Each room also has a desk, a television, air conditioning and tea- and coffee-making facilities. A buffet breakfast is available daily for a surcharge.