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Top Hays Cheap Hotels

Days Inn by Wyndham Ellis
2.5 out of 5
205 N Washington Street, Ellis, KS
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 31 to Nov 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (967 reviews)

"The shower head offered great water pressure, and the beds are comfortable. My room was very clean. The top floor bathroom vents flap in the wind, which may wake light sleepers. You have to make sure the door closes all the way or the key card won’t work. The fridge isn’t very cold. There was no ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 6, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Ellis
Super 8 by Wyndham Hays KS
2 out of 5
3730 Vine St, Hays, KS
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The price is $44 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
3.9/5Very Good! (594 reviews)

"Doors are on heavy hinges, they slam all day and night. Has to be a better way to close the doors then what they have."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Hays KS
Baymont by Wyndham Hays
2.5 out of 5
3801 Vine St, Hays, KS
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The price is $58 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.9/5Very Good! (973 reviews)

"Nothing, it was just a regular hotel, worked for what I needed it to."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Baymont by Wyndham Hays

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Econo Lodge Hays I-70
2 out of 5
3503 Vine St, Hays, KS
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The price is $46 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3.9/5Good! (405 reviews)

"Very clean facility nice staff and cheap rooms enjoyed everything doors a little hard to open"…"

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2020

Econo Lodge Hays I-70
Days Inn by Wyndham Russell
2 out of 5
1225 S Fossil St, Russell, KS
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The price is $53 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26
3.5/5Good! (268 reviews)
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"Hotel room was fine. Could use a bit of cleaning but about what I expected."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Russell
Rodeway Inn
2 out of 5
3404 Vine St, Hays, KS
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The price is $38 per night from Nov 7 to Nov 8
3.2/5 (331 reviews)

"Have stayed here 3 times and the rooms are always clean, no smoking rooms always smells fresh, the manager is always friendly, have the highest regard for this hotel, will definitely use them next trip!!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Rodeway Inn
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Cheap Hotels in Hays

Hays has cheap accommodation options and a range of things to see and do, making it a budget-friendly vacation choice. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Ellis County Historical Society Museum, Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course, and Deines Cultural Center.

When it comes to discount lodging choices in Hays, you'll find hotels that won't break the bank. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from bargain-minded travelers:

Baymont by Wyndham Hays - 2-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its helpful staff and overall value.

Days Inn by Wyndham Hays - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and helpful staff. It offers free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Econo Lodge Hays - At this 2-star motel, you can take advantage of free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the overall value and clean rooms.

Fort Hays Inn - 2-star motel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable beds and good location.

Days Inn by Wyndham Russell - Customers like this 1.5-star hotel for its overall value and helpful staff. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Hays

Haven't picked your travel 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 91°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 18°F
  • Rainiest months: July, May, August, and June, with an average rainfall of 3.27 inches
  • Driest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average rainfall of 0.71 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Hays

Hays draws tourists with its fantastic dining options and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then fill your itinerary with activities that cost very little. Check out the area's cultural spots like Ellis County Historical Society Museum and Deines Cultural Center, or get outdoors at Eisenhower Park.

Travelers also like Hays for its:
  • Architecture
  • Cafés
  • Museums
  • University life
  • Churches
  • Biking

Getting Around Hays

The closest airport is in Hays, KS (HYS-Hays Regional), 3.3 mi (5.4 km) away from the city center. However, if that doesn't suit your budget, the next closest is 44.5 mi (71.5 km) away in Great Bend, KS (GBD-Great Bend Municipal). Hays might not have many public transportation choices so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to explore more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Hays like for travelers on a budget?
Hays offers cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Fort Hays State Historic Site, Fort Hays Municipal Golf Course, and Walter P. Chrysler Boyhood Home.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Hays?
Based on reviews, Rodeway Inn is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free parking and air conditioning. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Baymont by Wyndham Hays and Days Inn by Wyndham Hays.
How many budget hotels will I find in Hays?
Expedia has 8 hotels in Hays that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Hays?
Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Hays, 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 75°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 34°F. The snowiest months in Hays are February, January, March, and November, with each month seeing an average of 6 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Hays?
Hays draws tourists with its fantastic dining options and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the local attractions that interest you most, and then plan some activities that cost little or nothing at all. Explore and snap photos of landmarks like Fort Hays State Historic Site, or enjoy the outdoors at Eisenhower Park and Wilson Lake.
How can I get to Hays and get around on a budget?
Checking out these ways to get around Hays is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Hays, KS (HYS-Hays Regional), 3.3 mi (5.4 km) away. If that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 44.5 mi (71.5 km) away: Great Bend, KS (GBD-Great Bend Municipal). Hays may not have many public transit options so renting a car could be a reasonable alternative to explore the area.

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