Budget Hotels in Strasbourg
Strasbourg has plenty of budget accommodation, perfect for if you’re travelling on a shoestring. There are cheap and cheerful one-star hotels all over the city, within walking distance from bus stops and railway stations. With a handful of budget hotels next to the airport and in the business district, if you’re in Strasbourg for meetings will find them conveniently located for overnight stops.
Comfortable Rooms and Practical Amenities
Modern one-star hotels have everything you need for a comfortable stay, including coffee shops and 24-hour front desks. If you’re travelling by car, you can take advantage of free onsite parking. Bright rooms come with plenty of perks such as WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Guests can check the latest headlines in complimentary newspapers and write postcards at the work desk. Family-friendly one-star hotels will add a cot or spare bed into rooms upon request.
Where to Stay in Strasbourg
Staying close to the German border on the L’île aux Épis island will place you just minutes from the pretty town of Kehl on the opposite side of the Rhine. The area benefits from excellent transport links, with trains running frequently into the centre of Strasbourg and Karlsruhe – Baden-Baden Airport.
The suburb of Illkirch has many one-star hotels dotted through its charming streets. The River Ill cuts down one side of the suburb and its banks provide a peaceful spot for evening walks. Getting into central Strasbourg is extremely easy thanks to the many bus and tram routes that pass through Illkirch.
Strasbourg’s Best Parks and Gardens
Strasbourg’s oldest park, the Orangerie is often filled with joggers, young families and walkers. Rowboats bob across the lake during summer and kids will find plenty of play areas. It’s free to enter the small farm and petting zoo, which are known for their successful stork breeding programme, while the Pavilion Joséphine hosts a variety of events and exhibitions.
Between Strasbourg and Kehl, the Two Shores Garden has previously hosted officials during NATO summits, but today many locals and visitors head to the garden to enjoy its regular floral exhibitions and garden competitions.