If you’re on a budget while you’re traveling, and plan on visiting Ankara, there are plenty of options in terms of accommodation that are more affordable than the city’s luxury hotels.
Angora House Hotel
There’s plenty of traditional charm at Angora House Hotel, located within a restored Ottoman house in Ankara’s old city. The antique wooden furniture, colorful Turkish carpets, and decorative imperial objects in the six rooms, make you feel like you’re back in the 1920s. The walled courtyard is a great place to enjoy breakfast in the sun and thanks to its location in the old city, you can wander around to see the renovated Ottoman houses and visit Ankara Castle. The hotel is also a five-minute drive from the city center, so you’ll be close to other important sights and activities.
Kalekapısı Sok. No:16, Hisar Ulus, +90 312 309 83 80
Located in Çankaya, the quiet residential neighborhood, Hotel Marya is also close to all of Ankara’s main sights and attractions. The hotel’s lovely spacious double, single, and standard twin rooms have modern amenities, as well as 24-hour room service with an extensive menu of dishes. Downstairs, the lobby café serves an a la carte and buffet breakfast on a daily basis.
Cinnah Caddesi Kırkpınar Sokak No: 21, Çankaya, +90 312 439 21 51
Located in Ankara’s Ulus neighborhood, Hotel Mithat is a simple, comfortable, and clean hotel for a great price; with single, double, and triple rooms. The rooms feature air conditioning, LED TV with satellite channels, free Wi-Fi, and a private bathroom. The carpeted rooms also have great city views as well as 24-hour room service. The Ulus neighborhood is also very central and all of Ankara’s main sights are easily accessible.
Opera Meydanı, Tavus Sk. No:2, Ulus, +90 312 311 5410
Even though it’s located in the heart of the Kızılay neighborhood, Doğa Residence tries to imbue its guests with a quiet and serene environment. Decked out in pretty regal tones, Doğa is nonetheless a budget hotel. It has standard rooms, with modern amenities, as well as 24-hour room service. The hotel’s spa has a sauna and vitamin bar, as well as professional massage and Turkish bath services. Its location in Kızılay is also perfect place to easily reach all of Ankara’s sights.
Ataç Sokak No: 11, Kızılay, +90 312 435 83 33
The perfect place for backpackers and young travelers on a budget, Deeps Hostel is really like a home away from home, with a very laid back atmosphere in a house in the middle of Ankara. Around a five-minute walk from two main subway lines, bars, restaurants, and shops, the hostel has single, double, and triple rooms, as well as rooms with bunk beds that can accommodate up to seven people. Clean and decorated in pastel colors, the Deeps staff are also very friendly and helpful, in terms of guiding you around the city.
Ataç 2 Street No: 46, Kizilay, +90 312 213 63 38