1. Hotel Van Belle, Brussels, Belgium

Rates: €28.00 per bed

Pros: Every single thing about this hotel is 5-stars. Initially we thought it\’d be bad because of the relatively low price, but boy were we pleasantly surprised. Great staff (helpdesk, kitchen & cleaners), great service, great rooms, great breakfast (there were lots to eat, including bacon, sausage, fried eggs, coffee machine, juice machine). Lobby was spacious. The best we’ve come across so far!

Hotel Van Belle, Brussels, Belgium


2. Aparthotel Davids, Prague, Czech Republic

Rates: CZK450 per bed (ard €18.50)
Pros: So far 1 of the best place we stayed in our 2-mth Europe trip. Very quiet, clean & tidy (despite shared bathrooms). Kitchen right in front of the rooms. Friendly & helpful staff. Breakfast is good. Free wi-fi in rooms. 10-15 mins walk to town.

Aparthotel Davids

3. Pal’s Hostel, Budapest

Rates: €15.00 per bed

Pros: Room was so big, like a studio apartment (can fit upto 6ppl) even though we only booked for 2, with kitchen and fridge, and free high-speed Internet with wi-fi. Location is fantastic, right next to the St. Stephan’s Basilica, and 5mins from the Danube river, restaurants and cafes right next door. View from our balcony was excellent (especially at night). Host & hostess were really friendly. Free use of washing machine!

Cons: Church bell starts ringing every hr after 6am (it’s loud) haha!

Pal’s Hostel interior

Pal’s Hostel interior

Pal’s Hostel interior

Pal’s Hostel kitchen interior

4. Tourist Hotel Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland

Rates: CHF56.00 per bed (ard €46)

Pros: Free wi-fi. Right next to the river, near town and tower. Good staff.

Cons: Fairly far from the train station. And you will need to pay additional city tax.

Tourist Hotel Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland


5. Dei Cavalieri B&B, Pisa, Italy

Rates: €30.00 per bed

Pros: Good location, very clean environment and friendly staff. ! Free wi-fi, breakfast plentiful. Friendly and helpful staff.

Cons: Just a little hard to find. The ‘no. 4′ was too small to see. It’s right next to the bank (shares same building), not ‘near’.

Dei Cavalieri B&B – Living room

Dei Cavalieri B&B – Breakfast area

Dei Cavalieri B&B – Delicious breakfast