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11 Cool & Quirky Places To Stay In Salt Lake City Under 100 USD - Updated 2020

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Elena
Elena
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Are you in need of a vacation but don’t want to blow half your vacation budget on Airbnb and hotels? Maybe you want to get away but would rather spend more on activities and food. Plus, when you’re a visiting a new city you spend most of your time outdoors, so why spend a lot on accommodations?

Don’t! Instead, check out these top places to stay in Salt Lake City for under 100 USD. Your wallet will thank you.

1. Artsy, charming, downtown bungalow (from 58 USD)

This beautiful and vibrant bungalow is brightly decorated with a comfortable bedroom and a spacious dining and living room. With plenty of windows to let in the bright morning air, you are sure to have a great time relaxing and enjoying this bungalow. Make yourself a small breakfast and then take a short walk to Liberty Park, Trolley Square, Trax, and the SLC downtown library. And all for only 58 USD a night!

Artsy, charming, downtown bungalow

Price: from 58 USD

Number of Guests: 5

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2. Full room in a lovely basement apartment (from 34 USD)

For only 34 USD a night, stay in this cozy basement apartment! The basement has been newly remodeled and includes a comfortable private bedroom with queen bed and full closet. It’s only an 8-minute drive to downtown Salt Lake City, but if you feel like taking it easy, grab one of the complimentary bicycles and ride around the city!

Full room in a lovely basement apartment

Price: from 34 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Beesley Cottage (from 65 USD)

This cottage is a historic landmark from 1872! Located within walking distance of downtown SLC, this cottage is newly renovated, so it combines both the quaint charm of the old with the comfort of the new. You can easily walk to City Creek, the Salt Palace, Temple Square, and more of downtown Salt Lake City.

Beesley Cottage

Price: from 65 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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4. 1920s cottage in Ivy District (from 55 USD)

Another great option is this 1920s cottage in the Ivy District! Located just a few blocks from Emigration Market and the 15th and 15th shops, this accommodation is a convenient walking distance to the University of Utah, an area with lots of great shops, eateries, and a beautiful university.

1920s cottage in Ivy District

Price: from 55 USD

Number of Guests: 4

Address: Yalecrest, Salt Lake City, UT (see map)

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5. Newly remodeled basement in the heart of Sugarhouse (from 64 USD)

This vibrant apartment is perfect for a stay with friends! The newly renovated basement comes equipped with a kitchen and even a laundry machine (in case you’re making your way back from a weekend of hiking). Both adorable and close to restaurants, bars, and movie theaters, this accommodation is the perfect place to stay if you’re planning to have a mixture of nights in and out on the town!

Newly remodeled basement in the heart of Sugarhouse

Price: from 64 USD

Number of Guests: 3

Address: Sugar House, Salt Lake City, UT, USA > (see map)

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6. Historic Bamberger Station apartment (from 55 USD)

Perfect for couples, this charming and quaint historic apartment is located next to some beautiful gardens, fruit trees, and even a park! Stroll through the gardens or relax in the spacious and historic apartment. The apartment is part of the historic Bamberger Station, a historic center in North Salt Lake and it is conveniently located close to downtown Salt Lake City, bus lines, SLC airport and many romantic cafes and restaurants!

Historic Bamberger Station apartment

Price: from 55 USD

Number of Guests: 2

Address: North Salt Lake, UT, USA (see map)

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7. Historic downtown Victorian house by Wasatch Vacation Homes (from 100 USD)

This gorgeous Victorian house is conveniently located right outside downtown Salt Lake City. Near the Utah State Capitol and Museum of Natural History, this home is amazing for a family getaway to Salt Lake City. Or perhaps even a historic and charming weekend retreat with lots of friends!

Historic downtown Victorian house by Wasatch Vacation Homes

Price: from 100 USD

Address: 753 East 900 South, 84105 Salt Lake City, UT (see map)

Number of Guests: 9

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8. The Kimball (from 100 USD)

This vacation rental has all the amenities and comforts of home and then some. Apartments feature a full living room with a gas fireplace, as well as cable TV and a DVD player, a kitchenette, and laundry facilities. Movie rentals, massage services, and a guest lounge are all offered, and a hot tub is on site and bicycles are available for hire! And, just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, the Salt Lake Temple is a 5-minute walk away, and Clark Planetarium is just a 5-minute drive away.

The Kimball

Price: from 100 USD

Number of Guests: 6

Address: 150 North Main Street, 84103 Salt Lake City, UT (see map)

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9. The Art Cottage at the historic Baldwin Radio Factory (from USD 85)

This tiny renovated cottage started out life as part of the loading area for the first headphones produced in the Baldwin Radio Factory. If you love art and color then this ideal for you. When the factory closed, it became an art studio. This is reflected in the decor. The bathroom is separated by a curtain but is designed to be private. Four guests can enjoy a walk in the park next door, or take a 30-minute drive to the ski resorts. There’s no TV but Wifi is free. There’s laptop-friendly workspace as well. It’s a stylish little haven in a cool area of Salt Lake City.

THE ART COTTAGE at historic Baldwin Radio Factory
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
592 reviews
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this space is adorable it is a small yet cozy studio with great amenities
in addition the cottage is within close proximity to a delicious cafe serving breakfast and lunch
this place is adorable- private nice homey touches gas fireplace makes it cozy
nice touches in decor and a turn table with vinyls from the 60's
super cute space both beds are in the same room and the bathroom is very open no privacy whatsoever
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and perfect for our needs
the place was sparking clean and super neat
place was sparkling clean and conor made the whole stay easy
the space was sparkling clean and check-in was a breeze
conor's place was really clean and exactly as described with a really nice asthetic
Host:
fantastic host and roots cafe was a great little place for breakfast
adorable one of a kind place
such a beautifully decorated place also conor is very responsive and is always making sure the guests feel good
awesome cottage had everything we needed and the hosts where very accommodating
Location:
the location is central with easy freeway access
and the location was great with so many restaurants and shops near by
away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to enjoy the city
we loved this unique stylish space super close to downtown
walkable to a delicious breakfast cafe
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10. A simple but cozy downtown apartment (from USD 59)

Situated in downtown Salt Lake, this apartment may look simple, but it is equipped with all the facilities and amenities you need for a cozy stay. Featuring one bedroom and one bathroom, the apartment is ideal for no more than three people. You can also relax in your bed watching the TV until it is time to get some breakfast, which you can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen. For a more enjoyable stay, the apartment is stocked with coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and a few dishes.

Simple & Convenient Downtown Apartment
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
389 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is super fast (i was able to make some work calls from here with no issues)
exactly as described — my brother enjoyed the big tv in the bedroom
pros: •very very comfortable bed with the softest sheets
it has such a modern style and has everything you need to be comfortable
i'm not sure how tall people would handle the tiny shower space but it fit us just fine
Cleanliness:
the apartment was spotless and the bed was comfortable
very clean and nice place to stay
great situation clean and nice
place was very clean
the place was clean inexpensive and cozy
Host:
host was quick to reply and offer help
kent was very responsive
kent was responsive and helpful
kent was also very responsive and helpful when we had questions
great host and great stay
Location:
located in a great location with a comfortable bed
amazing location and great rate for being right downtown
convenient location parking and a super cute space
fantastic location for downtown slc
many great restaurants and shopping were within walking distance
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11. Private garden cottage with hot tub and bicycles

This gay little cottage is nestled in an urban forest-type garden. Within easy walking distance to coffee cafes and dining, it’s quiet and convenient. It’s only three blocks away from theaters and parks and a fifteen-minute drive from the airport. Guests love the comfy king-sized bed, the pebble floor, and stone shower. The unit that sleeps two guests in one bedroom is in a friendly area. Kids, coffee on the porch and people walking their dogs are not uncommon sights. Guest have access to the kitchen and the laundry in the main house. WiFi, TV, heating and basic essentials are supplied. Enjoy the hot tub on the premises.

Private Garden Cottage with Hottub & Bicycles
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
257 reviews
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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Now, which unique accommodation feels like the best fit for you?

With so many options and things to do in the lovely Salt Lake City, stressing about your vacation accommodations is the absolute last thing you want to be doing. And now you don’t have to! Whether you’re going for a weekend of skiing, relaxing after hiking through Utah’s many beautiful national parks, or visiting friends and family for a joyful reunion, this list has something for everyone. And all without breaking the bank. So spend the afternoon in a historic Victorian home, or a cozy newly remodeled bungalow and start exploring the wonderful and exciting Salt Lake City, Utah.

Frequently asked questions about where to stay in Salt Lake City, Utah

1. Which are the best places to stay in Salt Lake City for couples?

There are a lot of private rooms and apartments that are great for couples in Salt Lake City, no matter what your budget is. For options, you can check out these accommodations for rent: the historic apartment and the modern studio.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs with hot tubs in Salt Lake City?

If your fond of soaking in a hot tub after a day of sightseeing to soothe your tired muscles, then you’ll surely want to book this lovely vacation rental or this private garden cottage.

3. Which are the most luxurious Airbnbs in Salt Lake City?

There are plenty of luxury Airbnbs in Salt Lake City that will make sure you have everything you need and more, like this top floor residential suite.

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Elena Aguirre is a travel writer with Trip101 and a student at UC Berkeley. In the past she has worked on technical, marketing, and creative writing. Favorite pastimes include traveling (of...Read more

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