Some of Nottingham’s more rambunctious locals might have a knack for stealing from the rich and giving to the poor, but that doesn’t mean you should be getting robbed every time you visit. It’s a city of history, culture and glitz and glamour that’s arguably unmatched by anywhere else in the Midlands, and, thanks to our handy list of the cheapest hotels in Nottingham, it’s not even difficult to find a great budget stay, either.
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Nottingham's best cheap hotels
The Ebers Hotel might not exactly be the most extravagant place in the world – the rooms are plain and simple, if surprisingly spacious, and it’s a short way out of the city centre – but when you’re paying as little as £25 for a night in a perfectly decent hotel, who really cares? A great alternative to a hostel.
Located right beside Nottingham Castle (a bonus for history fans), the Britannia’s rooms, which you should be able to nab for around £30 per night, are about as cosy and comfortable as you’ll find for that price. A downstairs bar and adjoining restaurant will give you somewhere to blow the money you’ve saved on the room, too.
Hilton’s DoubleTree is situated just on the edge of Nottingham, a short drive from the city centre. The rooms are impressively large, while the quality of service and amenities on offer are everything you’d expect a great chain hotel to offer. With some luck, you can get yourself a room for £60 for the night.
The Bentinck’s strongest suit is undeniably its convenience – it’s situated so close to Nottingham’s rail station that it might as well be on the tracks themselves. Its rooms are simply decorated yet undeniably bright and pretty, and, at £65 per night, it’s about as affordable as you’re going to get without having to sacrifice that great location.
The Strathdon is another no-frills affair, with largely unassuming (but undoubtedly comfortable) rooms and your classic hotel bar and restaurant available to guests. It’s fantastically located right in the heart of Nottingham’s city centre, a very short distance from the city’s historic shopping district and the gorgeous Arboretum Park. Rates start from about £50.
It may look like a university library (and actually happens to be situated right next to Nottingham University) but the De Vere Orchard Hotel is also one of the city’s finest business hotels without the business-class prices – rooms start at around £55 per night. The rooftop terrace and brasserie restaurant give you somewhere to kick back and relax after a hard day’s work, too.