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Sleep Inn Airport - Billy Graham Parkway
2.5 out of 5
701 Yorkmount Rd, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.9/5Very Good! (829 reviews)

"Every thing was very good and close too everything"…"

Reviewed on Jun 5, 2020

Sleep Inn Airport - Billy Graham Parkway
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlotte I-85 Airport, NC
2.5 out of 5
2541 Little Rock Rd, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $66 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
3.8/5Good! (1,558 reviews)

"This might be the dirtiest hotel I have ever seen and the neighborhood is sketchy at best."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlotte I-85 Airport, NC
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Rock Hill
2 out of 5
911 Riverview Road, I-77 Exit 82B, Rock Hill, SC
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The price is $53 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
3.7/5Good! (988 reviews)

"Nice sized rooms and very clean!! I will be back!!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2020

Howard Johnson by Wyndham Rock Hill

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Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charlotte/Northlake
2 out of 5
6309 Banner Elk Drive, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.7/5Good! (995 reviews)

"Excellent customer care! Superb customer service for a hotel of this kind."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charlotte/Northlake
Continental Inn Charlotte
2 out of 5
1100 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $65 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.4/5 (485 reviews)
For the price it was nice

"I enjoyed my stay hotel room was clean and nice."…"

Reviewed on Apr 10, 2020

Continental Inn Charlotte
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Charlotte/University Place
2 out of 5
132 Mccullough Dr, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $59 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.3/5 (998 reviews)

"Great it just smelled like kitty litter in the hall and the room smelled stale. Other than that I was completely satisfied"…"

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Charlotte/University Place
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
914 Riverview Rd, Rock Hill, SC
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9
3.2/5 (508 reviews)

"Clean nice friendly nice scenery quiet pet friendly covid"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Econo Lodge
Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Airport
2 out of 5
3415 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC
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3.2/5 (1,000 reviews)

"Basics are ok Due to the virus scare the breakfast was very limited...juice and muffin wrapped. Other places did better in this time of crisis. There are way more individual serving sizes and varieties of foods that could have been substituted for the hot made breakfast foods they used to have. this ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Airport
Days Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport North
2 out of 5
2625 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
3.1/5 (1,020 reviews)

"The manager was very polite and very professional while working with me. I would like to say thank you."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport North
WoodSpring Suites Charlotte Gastonia
2.5 out of 5
1830 Wren Turnpike, Gastonia, NC
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The price is $55 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.1/5 (479 reviews)

"It was a great place,clean hospitality kind helpful staff exited place"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2020

WoodSpring Suites Charlotte Gastonia
Red Roof Inn Charlotte - University
2 out of 5
5111 Equipment Drive, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $61 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3/5 (983 reviews)

"The receptionist was polite, but on of the rooms had three dead, and one living cockroach."…"

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

Red Roof Inn Charlotte - University
Motel 6 Rock Hill, SC
2 out of 5
962 Riverview Rd, Rock Hill, SC
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The price is $46 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
2.9/5 (626 reviews)

"The place was just fine, everything was as expected. Non-smoking room but the neighbors were smoking outside. Leaving cigarette butts everywhere. Didn't see any outdoor trash cans. But everything else was wonderful"…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Motel 6 Rock Hill, SC
HomeTowne Studios & Suites Charlotte - Concord
2 out of 5
7725 Sossaman Lane, Concord, NC
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The price is $55 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
2.8/5 (648 reviews)

"Its very clean and nice stuff wish the pool would have been open but it wasnt but itd good."…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

HomeTowne Studios & Suites Charlotte - Concord
Baymont by Wyndham Charlotte Airport North / I-85 North
2.5 out of 5
3101 Scott Futrell Drive, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $51 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
2.8/5 (983 reviews)

"There's no problem. If they can offer the way to reach the city,other than ubar, it would be nice."…"

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Charlotte Airport North / I-85 North
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Matthews/Charlotte
2 out of 5
1603 Matthews Mint Hill Rd, Matthews, NC
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The price is $53 per night from Nov 9 to Nov 10
2.6/5 (798 reviews)
Quiet

"Everything seem to.flow pretty smooth.veey quiet. Nice beds. Slept well"…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Matthews/Charlotte
Microtel Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport
2 out of 5
3412 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC
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The price is $59 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
2.5/5 (985 reviews)

"Evertything good Would have like some soap .no ammenities at all"…"

Reviewed on Jun 26, 2020

Microtel Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport
Motel 6 Charlotte, NC - Airport
2 out of 5
3300 Queen City Dr, Charlotte, NC
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2.4/5 (646 reviews)

"They gave really good customer service."…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

Motel 6 Charlotte, NC - Airport
Sunset Inn Northlake
2 out of 5
4930 Sunset Road, Charlotte, NC
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2.2/5 (633 reviews)
awful and rude

"never again"…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2018

Sunset Inn Northlake
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Cheap Hotels in Charlotte

Charlotte offers a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Spectrum Center and Bank of America Stadium, this destination is home to Fourth Ward Park and Romare Bearden Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're looking for places to stay in Charlotte that won't break the bank, the 153 budget accommodations in the area give you plenty of possibilities. These options offer competitive rates and get good reviews from Expedia travelers in search of a bargain:

Motel 6 Charlotte NC Airport - 2-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning at this property.

WoodSpring Suites Charlotte Gastonia - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its overall value and comfortable rooms. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and in-room kitchens.

Sleep Inn Airport - Billy Graham Parkway - At this 2.5-star hotel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and central location.

Super 8 by Wyndham Charlotte University - 2-star motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property.

Baymont by Wyndham Charlotte-Airport Coliseum - Customers like this 2.5-star motel for its comfortable beds. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Charlotte

Still choosing trip dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 88°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 31°F
  • Rainiest months: August, March, June, and July, with an average rainfall of 3.91 inches
  • Driest months: April, November, May, and September, with an average rainfall of 3.15 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Charlotte

Charlotte attracts visitors with its theater scene and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as Spectrum Center and Bank of America Stadium, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Head to EpiCentre and SouthPark Mall for some bargain shopping, or hunt for deals at Phillips Place.

Charlotte is also notable for its:
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • University life
  • Skyscrapers

Getting Around Charlotte

The most convenient airport is in Charlotte, NC (CLT-Charlotte-Douglas Intl.), situated 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away from the city center. If that doesn't suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Charlotte Transportation Center Station, 3rd St - Convention Center Station, and 7th St Station. If you want to journey outside of the area, hop aboard a train from Charlotte Station, Gastonia Station, or Kannapolis Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Charlotte like for travelers on a budget?
Charlotte has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like EpiCentre and Spectrum Center, this destination is home to Lake Norman and Romare Bearden Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Charlotte?
Based on reviews, Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlotte I-85 Airport, NC is a popular 2.5-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good options to stay on the cheap include Days Inn by Wyndham Charlotte Airport North and Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Airport.
How many cheap hotels will I find in Charlotte?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 149 budget hotels in Charlotte.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Charlotte?
Weather will likely play an important role when you plan your trip to Charlotte, and keep in mind that cheaper options are usually available when the weather isn’t as good. The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 76°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 44°F. Average annual precipitation for Charlotte is 42 inches.
What is there to see and do in Charlotte?
Charlotte attracts visitors with its theater scene and major shopping area, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions that interest you most, such as EpiCentre and Spectrum Center, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Check out the area’s cultural spots like NASCAR Hall of Fame and Fillmore Charlotte, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at SouthPark Mall.
How can I get to Charlotte and get around on a budget?
Scoping out the transportation options in Charlotte is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Charlotte-Douglas Intl. Airport (CLT), situated 5.7 mi (9.2 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Concord, NC (USA-Concord Regional), which is 13.1 mi (21.2 km) away. You can access metro transit at Charlotte Transportation Center Station, 3rd St - Convention Center Station, and 7th St Station.

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