The Best Cheap Hotels in Brooklyn, New York

Admire the sweeping views of Brooklyn, New York, atop one of Pod Brooklyn’s four rooftop spaces
Admire the sweeping views of Brooklyn, New York, atop one of Pod Brooklyn’s four rooftop spaces | Courtesy of Pod Brooklyn / Expedia
Claire Waggoner

Home to attractions such as Prospect Park, the Brooklyn Bridge and Coney Island, Brooklyn is the place to stay if you’re eager to explore beyond Manhattan. While many visitors overlook hotels in New York City’s most populous borough, booking somewhere here could be a smart choice when it comes to saving money on accommodation. If you want to stay in the area but are traveling on a budget, here are the best cheap hotels in Brookly – bookable on Culture Trip.

1. EVEN Hotel Brooklyn

Budget Hotel

Each room at EVEN Hotel Brooklyn comes with a fitness zone
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EVEN Hotel, which is within walking distance of the Brooklyn Bridge and Barclays Center, is a big draw for wellness-minded travelers, with each room featuring a fitness zone and plenty of space to work out. You can cool off afterward in luxury, spa-like showers. At night, the blackout shades encourage a good night’s sleep.

2. Aloft New York Brooklyn

Boutique Hotel

Twin room at Aloft New York Brooklyn, Dumbo, New York features modern design, a work desk and TV
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Aloft New York Brooklyn is a pet-friendly hotel that’s just a short walk from Fort Greene Park, a favorite among Brooklynites during the spring and summer. Aloft’s guest rooms provide all the essentials for budget travelers – cushy beds fitted with pillow-top mattresses, a work desk, walk-in showers and bath amenities by Bliss Spa. There’s even a 24/7 pantry in the hotel – perfect if you have a hankering for a late-night snack.

3. Pod Brooklyn

Chain Hotel, Hotel

Minimalist, trendy lobby at Pod, Brookyln with wooden floors
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Pod Brooklyn is a minimalist yet chic boutique budget hotel. Bunk beds and compact work desks seem to enlarge the rooms, and the picture windows provide abundant natural light. Each of the 249 rooms is outfitted with light dimmers, window shutters and personal climate control, guaranteeing a good night’s sleep. Travelers looking to unwind will love relaxing on one of the hotel’s four seasonal rooftop terraces.

4. BKLYN House Hotel

Boutique Hotel, Budget Hotel

Double room at BKLYN House Hotel features modern design and Brooklyn views
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The first boutique hotel in its neighborhood, BKLYN House is one of the best hotels in Bushwick, and each room is designed to look like an NYC loft apartment. The rooms have wood furnishings and are fairly minimal in design, making them feel ultra-modern and clean. You will love the pillow-top bedding on the platform queen beds, and the free continental breakfast makes this a convenient place to stay when you’re traveling on a budget.

5. New York Moore Hostel

Budget Hotel

The New York Moore Hostel offers both private and shared dorm rooms
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This luxury East Williamsburg hostel is a quick 15-minute subway ride away from Union Square, making it a great starting point if you want to visit attractions in both Manhattan and Brooklyn. The New York Moore Hostel offers both private and shared dorm rooms, and you’ll be provided with a locker to store your belongings. Wifi is available throughout the building, and there’s a common room with free-to-use computers.

For more options, discover our guide to the best hostels in Brooklyn and book now on Culture Trip. Looking for more NYC inspiration? Find out how best to spend a weekend in Brooklyn.

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