Virginia may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Find Cheap Hotels in Charlottesville $50

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and vacation rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Charlottesville Cheap Hotels

Hyatt Place Charlottesville
3 out of 5
2100 Bond Street, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $101 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (967 reviews)
Great Stay

"Great Stay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Hyatt Place Charlottesville
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlottesville-UVA, VA
3 out of 5
1600 Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $104 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,371 reviews)

"Almost everything was ok. Apart from the night clerk acting like i was suspicious. It was a little off-putting. I told him i was checking myself and my wife in. The reservation was in her name, but since it was almost midnight and she was wanting as little contact with people as possible, she stayed ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlottesville-UVA, VA
Hampton Inn & Suites Charlottesville-At the University
2.5 out of 5
900 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $110 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (383 reviews)

"This hotel followed strict safety and cleanliness guidelines. It was centrally located. It is a quick walk to the University and a bit longer to downtown CVille. The staff were friendly and helpful. I would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Hampton Inn & Suites Charlottesville-At the University
Comfort Inn & Suites Orange - Montpelier
2.5 out of 5
334 Caroline St, Orange, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $93 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (380 reviews)

"No comment to add for this property at this time would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Orange - Montpelier
Boar's Head Resort
4 out of 5
200 Ednam Drive, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $145 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (579 reviews)

"Beautiful Venue Our Room Tablet was dysfunctional Couldn’t get front desk to return call on Saturday"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Boar's Head Resort
Graduate Charlottesville
4 out of 5
1309 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $118 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (987 reviews)

"Due to Covid the amenities were not available. Otherwise it was nice. Room is large and clean."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Graduate Charlottesville
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlottesville North
2.5 out of 5
577 Branchlands Blvd, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $104 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (963 reviews)

"Very friendly staff, check in went very smoothly . Room was nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlottesville North
English Inn of Charlottesville
3 out of 5
2000 Morton Drive, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $91 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,502 reviews)

"The price is reasonable. The staffs are nice. The only thing is the air conditioner in the room. When it is on, it could be loud. Even if I turn it off, I can still hear the air conditioner noises from nearby rooms."…"

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2020

English Inn of Charlottesville
Courtyard by Marriott Charlottesville
3 out of 5
638 Hillsdale Dr, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $109 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (753 reviews)
Amazing customer service

"Jon at the front desk was amazing. He was always accommodating and helpful, from finding us a bottle opener to letting us check out @ 2. So refreshing being taken care of while traveling. Hotel is centrally located, super convenient."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott Charlottesville
Bluegreen Shenandoah Crossing, Ascend Resort Collection
2.5 out of 5
174 Horseshoe Cir, Gordonsville, VA
The price is $129 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (592 reviews)

"This lodge is located on beautiful property. The views of the lake and the horses were spectacular."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Bluegreen Shenandoah Crossing, Ascend Resort Collection
Comfort Inn Monticello
2.5 out of 5
2097 Inn Dr, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $76 per night
3.9/5Good! (996 reviews)

"Facility is a little old, but convenient and worth it at the price. Beware the grate when pulling up to the front of the facility! This is our fourth stay, and we've always found it quiet, clean, and quick to check us in and out."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

Comfort Inn Monticello
La Quinta Inn & Suites by  Wyndham Charlottsville UVA MedCtr
2.5 out of 5
1803 Emmet Street North, Charlottesville, VA
Get Rates
3.8/5Good! (534 reviews)

"Just minor things like the ring on the neck of the shower was loose and the ring on the bathroom door knob was loose but was very clean and staff was great"…"

Reviewed on Apr 16, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Charlottsville UVA MedCtr
Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello
2.5 out of 5
1185 5th St SW, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $80 per night
3.8/5Good! (713 reviews)

"Room was clean and the bed was great. i would recommend it to anyone. It was convenient to the downtown area and the Interstate."…"

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2020

Sleep Inn & Suites Monticello
Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Univ Area
3 out of 5
1901 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA
Free Cancellation
The price is $94 per night
3.7/5Good! (734 reviews)

"Stay was overall really good, the other people staying in the hotel were very super loud and inconsiderate"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

Holiday Inn Charlottesville-Univ Area
Red Roof Inn Charlottesville
2 out of 5
2011 Holiday Drive, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $58 per night
3.4/5 (964 reviews)

"I was very impressed by how clean the room was! Nice remodeled inside with wood floors. This was great for traveling with pets. Very polite staff and comfy stay for our trip."…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Red Roof Inn Charlottesville
Days Inn by Wyndham Charlottesville/University Area
2 out of 5
1610 Emmet St N, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night
3.2/5 (989 reviews)

"The room was clean and comfortable, they took precautions against Covid-19, and the Wi-Fi was fast."…"

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Charlottesville/University Area
Econo Lodge North
2 out of 5
2014 Holiday Dr, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $55 per night
3.2/5 (836 reviews)

"Clean enough, comfortable bed, the air conditioning was loud and frustrating to try to sleep through."…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Econo Lodge North
Super 8 by Wyndham Charlottesville
2 out of 5
390 Greenbrier Dr, Charlottesville, VA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $59 per night
2.5/5 (995 reviews)

"I didn't like that there was no slip grip in the bath tube. My 85 year old mother could have hurt herself. But this was not my first time mentioning this problem."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Charlottesville
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Cheap Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Cheap Hotels in Charlottesville

Charlottesville offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Monticello and Virginia Discovery Museum, this destination is home to Carter Mountain Orchard and Doyles River Falls, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're searching for affordable lodging choices in Charlottesville, you can take your pick of the area's 22 budget accommodations. These options offer competitive rates and have positive reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Super 8 by Wyndham Charlottesville - 2-star motel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and quiet guestrooms.

Econo Lodge North - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the comfortable rooms and proximity to shops.

Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlottesville North - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and convenient parking.

Hampton Inn & Suites Charlottesville-At the University - Customers like this 2.5-star hotel for its central location and clean rooms. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Charlottesville

Haven't settled on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can make the most of your time.

  • Hottest months: July, June, August, and September, with an average temperature of 87°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 28°F
  • Rainiest months: July, September, May, and June, with an average rainfall of 4.75 inches
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and April, with an average rainfall of 3.23 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Charlottesville

Charlottesville attracts visitors with its array of wineries and majestic mountain views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Monticello and Virginia Discovery Museum, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Rotunda, or enjoy the outdoors at Carter Mountain Orchard and Doyles River Falls.

Charlottesville is also notable for its:
  • University life
  • Theater
  • Live music
  • Sports
  • Historical sites
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment

Getting Around Charlottesville

The closest airport is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away from the city center in Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle). If that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), located 27.9 mi (45 km) away. If you want to explore the larger area, hop aboard a train at Charlottesville Station.

Frequently asked questions

What is Charlottesville like for travelers on a budget?
Charlottesville offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. In addition to its well-known attractions like Monticello and Downtown Mall, this destination is home to Crabtree Falls and George Washington National Forest, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Charlottesville?
Based on reviews, Super 8 by Wyndham Charlottesville is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Charlottesville-UVA, VA and Red Roof Inn Charlottesville.
How many budget hotels should I expect to find in Charlottesville?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 20 budget hotels in Charlottesville.
What's the seasonal weather like in Charlottesville?
The hottest months are usually July and June with an average temp of 74°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 40°F. Average annual rainfall for Charlottesville is 48 inches.
What is there to see and do in Charlottesville?
Charlottesville attracts visitors with its live music scene and array of wineries, 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 Monticello and Downtown Mall, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like The Jefferson Theater and James Madison’s Montpelier, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Corner district.
What's the best way to get around Charlottesville?
The most convenient airport is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away from the center in Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport (CHO). If that doesn’t suit your budget, you can book a flight to Weyers Cave, VA (SHD-Shenandoah Valley Regional), located 27.9 mi (45 km) away. Charlottesville might not have many public transportation choices so a rental car could be a reasonable alternative to explore the area.

Travelers Loved These Cheap Hotels

More trip options