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Top Wausau Cheap Hotels

Hampton Inn Wausau
2.5 out of 5
615 S 24th Avenue, Wausau, WI
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The price is $105 per night from Oct 30 to Oct 31
4.5/5Wonderful! (450 reviews)

"Great location, comfortable bed, nice job with COVID-19 making me feel safe."…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Hampton Inn Wausau
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Wausau
2.5 out of 5
1100 Imperial Ave, Rothschild, WI
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The price is $105 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
4.4/5Excellent! (707 reviews)

"Very nice at check in. The hotel is lovely and clean. We felt it was very inviting and just what we were looking for. The beds are not very comfortable, but we would stay again in a heartbeat."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Wausau
Grand Lodge Hotel
3 out of 5
805 Creske Ave, Rothschild, WI
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The price is $99 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.3/5Excellent! (705 reviews)

"Comfortable room. Great staff. Bathroom is a little dated. Great stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2020

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Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau
2.5 out of 5
4700 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI
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The price is $62 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4.1/5Very Good! (727 reviews)

"Comfortable beds Quite clean except for one drawer got there late left early no complaints for a reasonably priced room."…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau
Super 8 by Wyndham Antigo
2 out of 5
535 Century Ave, Antigo, WI
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The price is $55 per night from Nov 12 to Nov 13
4.1/5Very Good! (334 reviews)

"Reasonably priced. Room was very clean. Workers where friendly. Comfortable beds."…"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Antigo
Super 8 by Wyndham Wausau
2 out of 5
2006 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI
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The price is $55 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
4/5Very Good! (844 reviews)

"Clean room, quiet, comfortable bed - exactly what I was looking for."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2020

Super 8 by Wyndham Wausau
Rodeway Inn
2 out of 5
525 Memory Ln, Antigo, WI
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3.8/5Good! (103 reviews)

"We've stayed here a couple times and the rooms are great, the best water pressure and shower head height and type that I can remember. Would have been excellent had the pool and hot tub been available. Should be soon, needed inspection. Also needed a little shoveling by the back door. Great stay ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 20, 2020

Rodeway Inn
La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau
2.5 out of 5
1910 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI
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The price is $54 per night from Oct 28 to Oct 29
3.8/5Good! (646 reviews)

"Very nice pool very warm hot tub very nice staff nice room"…"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2020

La Quinta Inn by Wyndham Wausau
Quality Inn
2.5 out of 5
2901 Hummingbird Road, Wausau, WI
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The price is $84 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
3.6/5Good! (322 reviews)

"Nothing bad nothing extraordinary."…"

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020

Quality Inn
Motel 6 Wausau, WI
2 out of 5
116 South 17th Ave, Wausau, WI
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The price is $45 per night from Oct 22 to Oct 23
3.5/5Good! (506 reviews)

"They provide clean rooms at low rates. They also practiced safe measures during the covid pandemic."…"

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2020

Motel 6 Wausau, WI
Motel 6 Rothschild, WI
2.5 out of 5
904 Industrial Park Avenue, Rothschild, WI
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The price is $41 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
3.4/5 (169 reviews)

"Very clean, great staff! We arrived early and were accommodated immediately! Close to everything...thumbs up!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2020

Motel 6 Rothschild, WI
Econo Lodge Rothschild
2 out of 5
1510 County Highway XX, Rothschild, WI
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The price is $42 per night from Nov 3 to Nov 4
3.3/5 (84 reviews)

"Stay was amazing, service was great, that lady at the front desk working afternoons was incredibly nice and professional, she deserves a raise!! will definitley be staying there again on my travels for work!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Econo Lodge Rothschild
Econo Lodge
2 out of 5
200 S Pine Ridge Ave, Merrill, WI
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The price is $70 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
3/5 (137 reviews)

"A nice place had lot of fun just stay there again when we go there"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Econo Lodge
Plaza Hotel And Suites
3 out of 5
201 N 17th Ave, Wausau, WI
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3/5 (1,000 reviews)
Amazing

"It was amazing pool side room, loved hot tub an kids loved the pool"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Plaza Hotel And Suites
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Cheap Hotels in Wausau

Wausau has cheap accommodation options and a variety of places to visit, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. You can find ways to save money while getting to know this destination, which is home to attractions like Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, Marathon County Historical Museums, and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum.

If you're searching for affordable places to stay in Wausau, you can choose from the 14 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and have positive reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Days Inn & Suites by Wyndham Wausau - 2.5-star hotel. You'll find free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its clean rooms and good location.

Motel 6 Rothschild - Customers like this 2.5-star motel for its helpful staff. It offers free WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning.

Super 8 by Wyndham Antigo - At this 2-star hotel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Reviews mention the helpful staff and proximity to shops.

Americas Best Value Inn Antigo - 2-star hotel. You'll find free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its proximity to shops and helpful staff.

Econo Lodge Rothschild - Customers like this 2-star hotel for its clean rooms and overall value. It offers free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking.

Planning Your Trip to Wausau

Still deciding on travel dates? Find out more about the local climate with these monthly averages so you can plan around good weather.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 78°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 8°F
  • Rainiest months: June, August, September, and July, with an average rainfall of 4.05 inches
  • Driest months: February, January, December, and March, with an average rainfall of 1.27 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Wausau

Wausau attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fun-filled waterpark, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, and then plan some activities that cost little or nothing at all. If you're eager to get outdoors, you can enjoy the natural setting at Rib Mountain State Park, Riverside Park, or Prairie Dells Scenic Area.

Travelers also like Wausau for its:
  • Skiing
  • Festivals
  • Sports
  • Entertainment
  • Restaurants
  • Museums

Getting Around Wausau

The closest airport is 12.4 mi (19.9 km) from the city center in Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can look into flights to Wisconsin Rapids, WI (ISW-South Wood County), which is 42.6 mi (68.5 km) away. Wausau might not have very many public transportation choices so a rental car could be an economical alternative to explore more of the area.

Frequently asked questions

What is Wausau like for travelers on a budget?
Wausau offers a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great choice for a budget-friendly getaway. In addition to its well-known attractions like Granite Peak Ski Area, this destination is home to Rib Mountain State Park and Antigo City Park, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Wausau?
Based on reviews, Motel 6 Wausau, WI is a popular 2-star property for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include Econo Lodge Rothschild and Motel 6 Rothschild, WI.
How many budget hotels can I expect to find in Wausau?
Expedia has 14 hotels in Wausau that are ideal if you are watching your pennies.
When is the best time for a budget trip to Wausau?
Weather is probably a major factor when you plan your trip to Wausau, 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 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 21°F. The snowiest months in Wausau are February, December, April, and November, with each month seeing an average of 25 inches of snowfall.
What is there to see and do in Wausau?
Wausau attracts visitors with its major shopping area and fantastic dining options, 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 Granite Peak Ski Area, and then look for sights and activities that cost little or nothing at all. Take in the local culture at Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art and Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, or enjoy the area’s natural beauty at Rib Mountain State Park.
How can I get to Wausau and get around on a budget?
Checking out these ways to get around Wausau is a smart way to keep your trip affordable. The nearest airport is Mosinee, WI (CWA-Central Wisconsin), situated 12.4 mi (19.9 km) away. If that doesn’t suit your budget, you can arrange flights in and out of Rhinelander, WI (RHI-Oneida County), which is 46.7 mi (75.2 km) away. Wausau might not have many public transportation choices so a car rental could be an economical alternative to see the area.

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