Accommodation is always a key factor when you are travelling on a tight budget, but just because you want to keep your costs down, doesn’t mean you have to stay in one sorry-ass place. Fortunately, cheaper hotels are springing up everywhere, and many city hotels and basic but suitable hotels also have excellent offers.
The choice of hotels in Mallorca is amazing, but it can be difficult to know which low-cost hotels are worth staying in and which are simply cheap and unpleasant.We have done the work for you and found the best hotels to help you minimise your holiday expenses.
The 10 best cheap accommodation in Mallorca
The Brick Hotel, in the up-and-coming Sa Gerreria area of Palma, has transformed a former ceramics factory into an elegant, industrially affordable accommodation vision.There are private and group rooms, all simple and stylish, creating the distinctive look of the property. All rooms have private bathrooms, free wireless internet and air conditioning, some with their own balconies.The SQ² Deluxe rooms are particularly impressive duplex loft style rooms, accommodating up to four people, with a lively bar on the ground floor with seating in front, and a fun rooftop terrace.This is an excellent and economical option if you want to be right in the old town of Palma, but don’t want to sacrifice style for the budget.
2.Hotel Garau ⭐
If you are looking for an economical, clean and bright accommodation with a contemporary decor and close to the beach, then Hotel Garau is an excellent choice.The rooms are of a decent size, well furnished and all have terraces or balconies. Family run, the hotel has a reputation for being very friendly and serves an excellent breakfast. 10 minutes drive from the airport, in the town of El Arenal, the hotel is also a short walk from the beach and has numerous restaurants and shops nearby.
3.Residencial Rustic Lau
Located on the outskirts of Palma, Residencial Rustic Lau is a 15 minute drive from the city centre.Although managed by the Balearic Hostel Group, the rooms are mostly double or twin rooms, but there are also group rooms, with capacity for six people.the bathrooms are always shared.the furniture is welcoming and comfortable, although not suitable for those who prefer a contemporary feel.some rooms extend to terraces or balconies, with a shared kitchen and ample seating in the garden, which has a barbecue for guests’ use.
4.Hotel Pinomar ⭐
The Hotel Pinomar is a small and fairly quiet hotel, within walking distance of the beach in Cala Morlanda and with many other beaches nearby.the accommodation is a little old fashioned in terms of style, but clean and comfortable with everything you would need in an economy hotel room.the bathrooms are private and all rooms have balconies (some with sea views).there is a large dining area (breakfast buffet included), a bar and an outdoor terrace facing the sea.The downside is the lack of a swimming pool, but the sea is just a stone’s throw away.
Hostal Bonany is cheap and quite basic, but the rooms are comfortable, clean and bright with modern bathrooms, and the swimming pool is a good advantage.Don’t be intimidated by the name, it’s a hostel in the Spanish sense (i.e. a non-shared budget hotel of the dormitory type) Located in a mainly residential and quiet area, but only a 10 minute walk from the modern Santa Catalina area of town, the hotel is also right next to the hillside park that leads to Bellver Castle.In addition to the swimming pool, there are tables and chairs in the beautiful gardens, surrounded by citrus trees.
In a fantastic location, right in the heart of the old town of Soller, Casa Margarita is more of a guest house than a hotel, but many rooms have private bathrooms, and guests can have breakfast at the nearby Hotel La Vila.The furniture is mainly antique and the decoration is a little bit old fashioned but if you are looking for a stay in a traditional place without losing your budget, this place is a good option. You can take the old wooden train to Palma at the nearby station or the historic tram to the port of Soller.
7.Galaxia Boutique Hotel ⭐
The Galaxia Hotel is close to the Albufera Natural Park, just one block from the long sandy beach of Can Picafort, but also has a swimming pool and sun beds.The hotel itself is simple and pleasant, with its location close to the beach, supermarkets and restaurants, being its key selling point.the swimming pool, gym and fitness classes on offer are a plus.
8.Hotel Sis Pins ⭐⭐⭐
Located on the pedestrian promenade of the picturesque town of Puerto Pollensa, the elegant Hotel Sis Pins offers fantastic views of the bay.This relatively small independent hotel opened in the 1950s and may be basic in terms of facilities, but the rooms are more than adequate (especially those with balconies and sea views) and the private terrace on the beach is a great advantage.The collaboration with the renowned Mallorcan coffee chain, Cappucino, means that the cafeteria on the front terrace of the hotel serves coffee, breakfast (included in the rates) and especially good lunches.while not so cheap, the rates are excellent compared to other hotels of similar quality, and unlike many hotels in Mallorca, it is open all year round.
9.Petit Hotel Hostatgeria La Victoria
This rustic country hotel has free parking, private bathroom and ceiling fans in all rooms, and is located in a secluded location 24 minutes (1.4 km) uphill from S’Illot beach.A buffet breakfast is available for an extra charge and there is a restaurant with sea views as well as the communal kitchen.
10.Hotel Born ⭐⭐
In the heart of Palma, this elegant hotel occupies an old palace just 7 minutes walk (450 m) from the Plaza Mayor and 8 minutes walk (600 m) from the Cathedral of Mallorca.A complimentary breakfast buffet is offered; hotel services include a bar and a large marble lobby, and the rooms (accessible by stairs) have private bathrooms and air conditioning.