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Top Chicago Cheap Hotels

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Chicago Lombard
2.5 out of 5
222 E 22nd Street, Lombard, IL
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The price is ¥6,047 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.3/5Excellent! (1,497 reviews)

"It was great, very friendly and helpful. Really like this place. Second time I stayed here."…"

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2020

SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western Chicago Lombard
HI Chicago
1.5 out of 5
24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥5,662 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Great location , clean & comfy , staff was friendly and lot of security ."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

HI Chicago
River Hotel
4 out of 5
75 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥8,848 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.2/5Excellent! (2,560 reviews)

"Room was a bit small but clean and cozy. The heater didnt work well but they brought a space heater which kept the room warm. Staff was friendly and helpful. Great location. We are going back to Chicago in July and plan on staying again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2020

River Hotel
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Ohio House Motel
2.5 out of 5
600 North LaSalle Street, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥7,689 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.2/5Very Good! (966 reviews)

"Everything here was great! What we liked the most was the fact that the property had parking included, keeping into account that the hotel is located in the actual city."…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2020

Ohio House Motel
Freehand Chicago
3.5 out of 5
19 East Ohio Street, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥6,349 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.1/5Very Good! (1,633 reviews)

"kindness, clean, amendities, downtown location"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Freehand Chicago
Hotel Chicago West Loop
2.5 out of 5
1622 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥6,105 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.1/5Very Good! (990 reviews)

"Nice rooms for the price. Friendly helpful staff good location"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2020

Hotel Chicago West Loop
Regal Inn - Chicago O'Hare Airport
2 out of 5
2448 Mannheim Rd, Franklin Park, IL
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The price is ¥6,765 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)

"Excellent people, they try very hard to maintain the premises clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Regal Inn - Chicago O'Hare Airport
Chicago South Loop Hotel
3 out of 5
11 W 26th Street, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥9,790 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
4.1/5Very Good! (1,310 reviews)

"Im original from Chicago, so with that being said, i never knew about this Hotel until i moved to KCMO! This hotel is a great place to stay, free parking, easy access to the lake, downtown Chicago,and most of the highways, and close to all of my family and friends! I highly recommend this Hotel if ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

Chicago South Loop Hotel
The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
2.5 out of 5
162 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥7,807 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6
4/5Very Good! (1,292 reviews)

"Front desk was friendly, parking was a breeze, and the room was very clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

The St. Clair Hotel – Magnificent Mile
Chicago Getaway Hostel
2 out of 5
616 W Arlington Pl, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥5,205 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.8/5Good! (997 reviews)

"Check in at any time. Clean and well furnished place with friendly staff. Breakfast was a bit lacking but I can't really complain because the stay was so good for the price."…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Chicago Getaway Hostel
Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O'Hare
2 out of 5
2881 Touhy Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL
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The price is ¥4,163 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
3.7/5Good! (1,055 reviews)

"Great service all employees Rosy,Olga, Estela ,Dulce"…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O'Hare
Red Roof Inn Chicago - Northbrook/Deerfield
2 out of 5
340 South Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL
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The price is ¥5,037 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.7/5Good! (991 reviews)

"GOT CHARGED DOUBLE. STILL TRYING TO FIGURE IT OUT."…"

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2020

Red Roof Inn Chicago - Northbrook/Deerfield
Motel 6 Arlington Heights, IL - Chicago North Central
2 out of 5
441 W Algonquin Rd, Arlington Heights, IL
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The price is ¥4,475 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.6/5Good! (702 reviews)

"ITS WAS VERY CLEAN THE BATHROOM WAS VERY CLEAN. FLOOR WAS CLEAN"…"

Reviewed on Sep 4, 2020

Motel 6 Arlington Heights, IL - Chicago North Central
Heart O' Chicago
2 out of 5
5990 North Ridge Ave, Chicago, IL
The price is ¥8,639 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.6/5Good! (991 reviews)

"This motel seems to be over 50 years. It is a relic, i thought of the Brady Bunch, that era or maybe a decade earlier. There were no amenities, but the room we had was spic and span. The beds were okay. The neighborhood was retro. BTW. Starbucks is a block away and White Castle is a block beyond ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 11, 2020

Heart O' Chicago
Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL
2 out of 5
1000 W Devon Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL
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The price is ¥3,538 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.6/5Good! (981 reviews)

"Wished there was a microwave to cook my food. Besides that great place to just rest. Hope to come back other day!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chicago O'Hare South, IL
3 out of 5
777 East Grand Avenue, Bensenville, IL
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The price is ¥7,432 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.5/5Good! (1,538 reviews)

"Everything was good, the staff very friendly. And the rooms very clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Chicago O'Hare South, IL
Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
2 out of 5
65 E Harrison St, Chicago, IL
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The price is ¥5,972 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.5/5Good! (1,568 reviews)

"Well is a big city everything besides the fact that I had to pay for overnight parking and is not cheap at all"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago
Motel 6 Naperville, IL
2 out of 5
1585 Naperville Wheaton Road, Naperville, IL
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The price is ¥3,746 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.4/5 (776 reviews)

"It was very clean Staff seemed pleasant I would recommend to co workers"…"

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020

Motel 6 Naperville, IL
Inn of Chicago
3 out of 5
162 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL
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3.4/5 (1,718 reviews)

"Convenient location Best staff and team in chicago."…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

Inn of Chicago
O'Hare Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
4101 Mannheim Rd, Schiller Park, IL
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The price is ¥5,941 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3
3.1/5 (985 reviews)

"It’s better than what you’d expect for a low rate hotel. My non smoking room smelled clean & was clean. Bed was very hard but I liked it. Receptionist was friendly."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

O'Hare Inn & Suites
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Frequently asked questions

What is Chicago like for travelers on a budget?
Chicago has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Millennium Park and Navy Pier, this destination is home to Chicago Riverwalk and Grant Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Chicago?
Based on reviews, Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago is a popular 2-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Freehand Chicago and Motel 6 Elk Grove Village, IL - O’Hare.
How many cheap hotels will I find in Chicago?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 436 budget hotels in Chicago.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Chicago?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Chicago, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 72°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 30°F. The snowiest months in Chicago are February, January, April, and March, with each month seeing an average of 6 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Chicago?
Chicago attracts visitors with its theater scene and top museums, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Millennium Park and Chicago Theatre, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Water Tower Place and Navy Pier, or check out the area’s cultural spots like Art Institute of Chicago.
How can I get to Chicago and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Chicago is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is O’Hare Intl. Airport (ORD), 15.7 mi (25.3 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 8.6 mi (13.9 km) away: Midway Intl. Airport (MDW). You can walk to nearby metro stations including Monroe Station (Red Line), Monroe Station (Blue Line), and Adams-Wabash Station.

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