Wary of giving your wallet too much of a workout? These budget-friendly options are considered the best cheap hotels in Dallas, allowing you to cut costs without sacrificing comfort.
Best Cheap Hotels in Dallas
These budget hotels in Dallas prove that good quality needn’t cost a fortune.
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Aloft Dallas Downtown
Between its in-house concert series and colorful rooms, Aloft feels like a boutique hotel that won’t break the bank. Room rates are typically under $150, but the playful energy—from the trendy design touches to billiards in the bar—is priceless. Housed in a repurposed train depot, the hotel earns props for its eco-conscious, energy-efficient methods and use of natural materials. Going green has never been more fun, and Aloft shows that cheap hotels in Dallas don’t scrimp on style, either.
Amenities: Gym, pool, on-site bars, Bliss products, and electric car charging. (Pet-friendly.)
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Hotel Indigo Dallas Downtown
One of the best cheap hotels in Dallas can be found in the former site of the Dallas Opera House. Offering room rates under $150 a night, Hotel Indigo is a chain that works in plenty of local flavor. Each room has bold, modern decor with references to Dallas’ theater and fashion scenes. Executive rooms and suites are available for guests who want to upgrade their experience.
Amenities: Fitness center, business center, restaurant, and HDTV. (Pet-friendly.)
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites
There are several Holiday Inn Express locations in DFW, but this North Dallas at Preston branch is among the best-rated. Located just a mile from the Galleria, the hotel provides excellent value thanks to its clean, comfortable rooms, indoor pool, and fitness center. Guests can also save money by enjoying complimentary hot breakfasts, coffee in the lobby, and shuttles to and from the Convention Center.
Amenities: Heated indoor pool, fitness center, business center, and complimentary breakfast.
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas – Market Center
Whether you’re traveling for work or play, the DoubleTree puts you in the thick of Dallas’ biggest attractions. The 227 guest rooms and 11 junior suites are spacious and designed to make you feel at home with touches like Sweet Dreams beds, microwaves, mini-fridges, and, in many cases, balconies. Free parking, Wi-Fi, and chocolate chip cookies sweeten the pot at this cheap hotel in Dallas.
Amenities: Fitness center, pool, business center, on-site restaurant and bar, and flat-panel TVs.
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Fairfield Inn & Suites Dallas Park Central
For a touch of class without the huge expense, Fairfield Inn is always a safe bet. This Marriott-owned cheap hotel in Dallas is often praised for its friendly staff, colorful and chic rooms, and complimentary hot breakfast. The indoor pool is another big draw.
Amenities: Fitness center, pool, complimentary breakfast, and laundry facilities.
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Crowne Plaza Hotel Downtown Dallas
Though you’ll have to pay for parking if you bring a car, plus a pet fee if you’re traveling with Fido, there still lots to love about this centrally located budget hotel in Dallas. The hotel is within walking distance of many local attractions; and the on-site restaurant, lounge, and nightclubs will appeal to social butterflies. You can always recover the next morning with a dip in the outdoor pool.
Amenities: Pool, fitness center, business center, and on-site restaurants and bars.
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Stay Express Inn Dallas – Fair Park/Downtown
Get your money’s worth at this budget hotel in Dallas that offers free parking, a complimentary continental breakfast for all guests, and even the option of cooking dinner on its barbecue grill. The 101 rooms are low on frills but are tidy and fitted with flat-panel HDTVs.
Amenities: Laundry facilities, barbecue grill, flat-panel HDTVs, and complimentary breakfast.
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Red Roof Inn Dallas – DFW Airport North
Reduce the stress of catching an early flight—and save some money in the process—by booking a room at this hotel located just a few miles from DFW and Love Field. Kids and pets stay free, and there’s no charge for parking, though guests can also opt to take a complimentary airport shuttle. Rooms are cozy and, best of all, typically priced under $50 a night.
Amenities: Business center, free coffee, laundry facilities, and free airport shuttle. (Pet-friendly.)
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Wyndham Dallas Suites – Park Central
The Wyndham is one of the best values in town, especially if you’re traveling as a family and need extra room. Each suite consists of two or three bedrooms, with ample space and an in-room kitchenette. The fitness center and two pools will also make you feel pampered, all without the hefty price tag.
Amenities: Fitness center, on-site restaurant and bar, indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, and business center. (Pet-friendly.)
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Sheraton Suites Market Center
There’s nothing like a choice of pools, a good workout, and free MLB premium TV access to help you enjoy the suite life. Members of the Sheraton Club get extra perks when they stay, including a complimentary breakfast. Even pets will feel spoiled; dog beds are available upon request.
Amenities: Indoor and outdoor pools, whirlpool, fitness center, business center, on-site restaurant and bar, laundry facilities, and free limited-radius shuttle. (Pet-friendly.)
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- 10 Must-See Dallas Attractions
- 10 Dallas Museums Every Traveler Should Visit
- The Best Cheap Eats in Dallas
- 10 Best Restaurants in Dallas
- 10 Best Dallas Steakhouses
- What to Wear in Dallas
- What to Pack for Dallas
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– Original reporting by Erin Donnelly
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