One of the largest cities in Germany, Frankfurt is a modern metropolis bustling with life. With a population of over 730,000, the city is culturally and ethnically diverse with plenty of foreigners calling it home, and people coming in and out as it’s a global hub for commerce, culture, education, tourism, and transportation and the HQ of many huge international corporations. So, it’s no wonder tourists would want to come by and visit this incredible city. But as we all know, the bigger a city gets, the more expensive things tend to become. But have no fear, we’re here to tell you how to stay in Frankfurt on a budget so you don’t break the bank and still enjoy all this city has to offer!
Motel One Frankfurt Airport is a boutique hotel right between the city centre and Frankfurt airport, offering modern rooms, private parking, free Wi-Fi and is absolutely perfect for a travelling business person. All rooms have air-conditioning and include a work desk, a flat-screen TV, and an en suite bathroom. As for the lounge, there is a cafe, lobby, and bar, and you can munch and drink while nestled on designer furniture in the lounge! Conveniently, the Motel also offers an airport shuttle service which runs every 30 minutes throughout the day and in the evenings. It is a perfect value for money.
Motel One Frankfurt Airport
Address: Colmarer Straße 2, Niederrad, 60528 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 71 USD / 61.37 EUR
Situated in Frankfurt am Main, the Toyoko Inn features air-conditioned rooms, private parking, and an on-site bar. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi throughout the property, and a useful 24 hour concierge desk. This is a great budget hotel for travellers interested in finding out more about Frankfurt’s culture, whether it’s museums, convenient public transport, or city walks.
Toyoko Inn Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof
Address: Stuttgarter Straße 35, Gutleutviertel, 60329 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 47 USD / 40.63 EUR
Hotel Zeil is located right in the middle of Frankfurt old town, on Zeil shopping street and offers soundproofed rooms, free Wi-Fi, and great transport options. For you busy business people out there, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is close enough to walk to, and each of the rooms at the Hotel Zeil features cable TV, a minibar, and a desk. A breakfast buffet is available, and the three star hotel is close enough to walk to Konstablerwache underground and city rail station, taking you to Frankfurt Messe exhibition centre in just 9 minutes. This hotel is perfect for exploring the historic Altstadt district of Frankfurt, while the lively Römer square takes a little longer to walk to.
Address: Zeil 12, Frankfurt City Centre (Old Town), 60313 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 78 USD / 67.42 EUR
A 3 star hotel, Hotel Meninger is steps away from Frankfurt am Main Airport Terminal 2, perfect for those in transit, especially with its 24-hour reception with live flight information, soundproofed windows, and free Wi-Fi in all areas. The rooms in this hotel are all very modern, containing flat-screen TVs and an iPod dock to play music or charge your phone. A shared kitchen allows guests to prepare meals, while light snacks and drinks can be ordered at the bar. The hotel also offers a free shuttle service from the airport to the hotel.
Hotel Meninger Frankfurt Main/Airport
Address: Bessie-Coleman-Str. 11, 60549 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 75 USD / 64.83 EUR
Motel Plus Frankfurt am Main offers great and convenient accommodation in Frankfurt, with spacious rooms fitted with elegant furnishing. Every room offers satellite TV, a large work desk, an iron, and an ironing board, as well as an en suite bathroom. The 24 hour concierge helps a lot, and a bar is available to purchase drinks. Situated in Heddernheim, travellers can easily access convenient public transport, museums, and take in skyline views.
Motel Plus Frankfurt am Main
Address: Erich-Ollenhauer-Ring, Heddernheim, 60439 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 62 USD / 53.59 EUR
Located right in the city centre, Comfort Hotel boasts modern, soundproofed rooms with free Wi-Fi and hot drink-making facilities. Less than a 5 minute walk to Frankfurt Central Station, it’s easily accessible and lets tourists roam around Frankfurt on foot easily, allowing them to walk to the historic Römer town hall square with no trouble and in no time at all. Located close to shops, cafés, restaurants, and business venues, you’ll be entertained 24/7, and if you’re tired at the end of a long day, you can even book a massage at the hotel! Other facilities include a 24-hour reception, a lift to all floors, and daily newspapers.
Comfort Hotel Frankfurt City Center
Address: Moselstrasse 23, Bahnhofsviertel, 60329 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 60 USD / 51.86 EUR
Lloyed is located just 5 minutes away from the River Main and Westhafen harbour, giving you a sense of beauty with its proximity to water, and all the rooms offer air-conditioning and private parking. Each room also contains cable TV, a functional desk, and a private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby, while guests can enjoy a big breakfast buffet daily. Access to Lloyed is via the Pforzheimer Straße tram stop, just a 10-minute walk away and easily linking guests to the city centre and Frankfurt Messe exhibition grounds.
Address: Heidelberger Straße 3, Gutleutviertel, 60327 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 54 USD / 46.68 EUR
8. Senator Hotel
Located in the popular district of Sachsenhausen, close to Frankfurt’s city centre, Senator Hotel offers self-catering rooms, a 24-hour reception, and excellent transport links, not to mention it’s also close to multiple restaurants and apple wine halls. The rooms and suites of the Senator Hotel Frankfurt are ideal for long-term stays, and include double beds, a kitchenette (for an additional fee), a safe, and cable TV. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel, and guests can opt in for a tasty breakfast buffet served daily downstairs. For the young and sprightly (or just at heart), the Senator Hotel allows easy access to Sachsenhausen’s renowned nightlife, or for the culturally inclined, visit the Museumsufer (museum mile) or stroll along the River Main while admiring Frankfurt’s unforgettable skyline. The Senator Hotel is easily reachable by tram (a station is right in front of the hotel) and there is a bus stop nearby that offers a direct bus to Frankfurt Airport, or even an S-Bahn and U-Bahn station within 10 a minute walk.
Address: Oppenheimer Landstraße 81, Sachsenhausen, 60596 Frankfurt/Main, Germany (see map)
Price: from 127 USD / 109.78 EUR
Hustling and bustling
Whether you’re here for work, a stopover, or simply holidaying, there’s plenty of budget options available in hustling, bustling Frankfurt to lay your head down for a rest after a long day of travelling. Wake up fresh and relaxed to tackle all the city has to offer you without fear of having blown the budget on accommodation, because these places are totally worth it and make things that much better for you.
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