Kingston upon Hull is a lovely city in Yorkshire, England that sits at the River Hull. Since it was founded in the 12th-century, the town has been a vibrant trading hub, and even a place of historic significance during the English Civil Wars and the Second World War (remember the “Hull Blitz”?). Another interesting point to note is that Kingston upon Hull is the only city in the United Kingdom with cream-colored telephone boxes, instead of the famous red counterparts! With lots to see and do in Hull, you may be thinking of saving on the accommodation side. These are 8 comfortable but budget accommodation options in Kingston upon Hull that prove you can find true hospitality without breaking the bank.
The Ibis Hull City Centre has rooms starting at just 57 USD – less than 30 USD per guest! For this price, you will enjoy a comfy, modern place to stay at a great location. The Hull Railway Station is within walking distance, and the Hull New Theatre is easily accessible. For all your shopping and entertainment needs, head to the city center, with the new St. Stephen’s shopping center and plenty of restaurants and cafes. The hotel itself also has a little bar called the Le Nautique, which provides light bites 24 hours a day, and breakfast from 4 am to 12 pm.
Ibis Hull City Centre
Address: Osbourne Street, Kingston upon Hull, HU1 2NL, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 83 USD
The Dorchester Hotel is an extremely popular budget option in Kingston upon Hull. Clean, comfy rooms at affordable prices will ensure you get a good night’s sleep. In the day, take a walk to the nearby Beverley Road to explore the maze of shops, cafes, restaurants and more. The famous KC Stadium and Princes Avenue (where you can have a taste of Hull’s nightlife) are also in the vicinity. Meanwhile, the University of Hull is located a short drive from the hotel, making it an ideal choice if you’re in Kingston upon Hull to visit someone studying there.
The Dorchester Hotel
Address: 8 Pearson Avenue, Kingston upon Hull, HU5 2TH, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 65 USD
At less than 30 USD a night for 3 persons, this apartment is a wonderful deal for any travelers visiting Kingston upon Hull. The host even promises a continental breakfast and free use of the kitchen amenities for simple cooking. The apartment is also located in an extremely convenient location, allowing guests to walk over to the bustling restaurants and bars around Princes and Newland Avenue. By car or public transport, you can also easily get to the city center, numerous museums, art galleries and theaters.
A warm welcome to Kingston upon Hull
Price: from 28 USD
Number of Guests: 3
Advertised as a “BnB plus”, this apartment is a steal for its price. Number 7 is located in a quiet, green neighborhood, close to amazing restaurants and bars as well as a lively shopping district. The host has also put in extra effort in designing the apartment with a king size bed, luxurious carpets, plenty of charging sockets, and even a Hollywood mirror. Whether you visit in the muggy summer or the peak of winter, you’ll always be comfortable inside with the special heating system and great thermal insulation.
Number 7 apartment
Price: from 71 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This duplex flat is situated in the heart of the old town in Hull, making it a perfect base for exploring the city. Museums, pubs and restaurants are easily within reach. A little further is the city center and a busy shopping area. As for the amenities within the apartment, guests have given thumbs up to the king sized bed, a spacious bathroom with bath and overhead shower, and a well equipped kitchen with a microwave, fridge, toaster, oven, and a whole range of cutlery and cooking utensils.
Duplex flat in historic old town
Price: from 58 USD
Number of Guests: 3
The Hideout is a studio apartment with an open area kitchenette adjoining a living area and modern, clean bedroom and bathroom. The host is a true native, having lived in Kingston upon Hull for her entire life, and will have heaps of recommendations ready to share at your request. In particular, she recommends a number of Old Town bars, restaurants around Hull Marina, and art galleries – all not too far from the apartment itself.
Hideout Apartment Hotel
Price: from 91 USD
Number of Guests: 2
This apartment sleeps up to 6 guests, making it a perfect choice for big groups looking for budget accommodation with a little more comfort than a hostel. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, everyone will enjoy the space and privacy. The host also thoughtfully supplies breakfast, fresh towels and toiletries for your stay. Location-wise, the apartment is within walking distance from Hull’s Old Town, the shopping streets, and even the train station for easy access to the rest of the city.
City Centre Apartment
Price: from 111 USD
Number of Guests: 6
By booking with Booking.com, you can get great deals at the Trinity Hotel for prices as low as 65 USD per night. At this price, you may even be able to score a full English breakfast for your stay. The Trinity Hotel is highly rated for its location, right near the city center. Animal and nature lovers may also want to check out The Deep, a huge aquarium situated 25 minutes from the hotel, and which houses thousands of fish, penguins and even the curious-looking sawfish. A little further are the Hull Rail Station, Hull New Theatre and the Wilberforce House Museum. You won’t run out of things to do in the area!
Address: 309 - 323 Hedon Road, Kingston upon Hull, HU9 1NU, United Kingdom (see map)
Price: from 65 USD
Enjoy Hull on a budget!
If you’re looking to visit somewhere with all the activity of a big city and the charm of a small town, Hull’s the place for you. And if you’re looking for affordable accommodation in Hull that will still leave some spending money for all the attractions, galleries and pubs in the city, we hope this list has been of some use!
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