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4 Best Cheap Hotels in Sicily, Italy

Updated: March 26, 2024

The island of Sicily is a beautiful destination in the heart of the Mediterranean, which delights travelers with its rich Italian culture and interesting history.

Whether you are here to explore the island’s breathtaking scenery such as its picturesque Tyrrhenian coastline, or delve into its vibrant cities to discover authentic Sicilian culture, it is an attractive location for an unforgettable vacation.

Here among its pretty fishing towns and historic cities, there are some amazing, yet affordable accommodations offering the perfect base to explore this diverse island.

Whether you are planning to discover Sicily’s ancient architecture in Syracuse or are looking for a relaxed stay in Ragusa we have chosen the four best cheap hotels in Sicily for you to begin your adventures.


Room Of Andrea Hotel

Room of Andrea Hotel, Trapani

Located on the western coast of Sicily, the Room of Andrea Hotel is a beautiful and affordable stay on the island. Known for its busy port and fishing, the town of Trapani has a historic old town area that attracts visitors.

The Room of Andrea Hotel can be found in the city center, within walking distance of the Archaeological Museum, and the town’s pretty piazzas with many excellent bars and restaurants to enjoy.

The hotel is located within an early 20th-century palace that was carefully renovated in 2017 to create a stunning hotel that offers guests a wonderful retreat during their stay in Trapani.

Guest amenities at the hotel are fantastic with a luxurious roof-top bar, pool, and terrace area offering stunning views over the town and across the bay. Ornate ceilings and antique furniture decorate the shared spaces contrasting with the modern facilities of the hotel.

Inside the guest rooms are sophisticated, designed with warm hues of gold and cream that mirror the golden tones of the town. Rooms are spacious with cool tiled floors, large comfortable beds, and modern amenities which include interactive TVs, air conditioning, and ensuite bathrooms.

Suites at the hotel are ornate with dramatic chandeliers and impressively detailed ceilings offering guests a refined experience that echoes the history of Sicily.

Lonely Planet review:

“Graceful Palazzo Platamone, with neoclassical caramel-coloured facade dating to the 1900s, is the grandiose setting for the Sicilian debut of Spanish urban hotel group, Room Mate. Andrea is predictably stylish, with the city’s only rooftop pool. Beautifully decorated, vintage-chic rooms mix original neoclassical fittings and fixtures with modern comforts.”

Hotel details

31 Viale Regina Margherita, 91100 Trapani, Italy.

Guest rating:
4.5 out of 5

Price per night:
From $79

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Suite44 Ortigia

Suite 44, Ortigia

Set within the old town district of Syracuse on the peninsula of Ortigia, Suite 44 is an attractive and modern apartment accommodation. Recently renovated, the building has retained some of its historic charm with exposed masonry contrasting against its modern interiors.

The apartment is small and intimate, ideal for couples looking for a private stay on the island, however, what it lacks in size it makes up for in style.

The first floor of the apartment holds an open-plan living and dining area with a small kitchenette, which has a sleek and minimal design. Interesting bold artwork adorns the walls and the entire apartment has a light and airy feel.

A well-designed master bedroom leads to the main living area, which features an in-room bathroom including a sleek stand-alone bath at the rear of the room. Meanwhile, above the living area, a small set of open stairs leads to a private sofa area for additional comfort and luxury.

A large walk-in shower and full bathroom are also included and modern amenities such as a flat-screen TV, free wifi, and a washing machine are provided to make guests as comfortable during their stay.

Outside, the area of Ortigia is lively with intimate trattorias and historic monuments such as the town’s Cathedral and the Arethusa fountain located within walking distance.

Hotel details

44 Via Dione, Ortigia, 96100 Syracuse, Italy.

Guest rating:
4.6 out of 5

Price per night:
From $80

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Antico Convento Dei Cappuccini

Antico Convento Dei Cappuccini Hotel, Ragusa

Situated on the southern tip of the island, in the UNESCO-listed town of Ragusa, the Antico Convento Dei Cappuccini Hotel is an appealing destination.

Based in a historic 17-century convent, the hotel has been restored to offer guests a refined yet luxurious stay. Here you will find a beautiful and extensive garden area hugging the property, with picturesque views across the rugged Irminio valley of Ragusa.

Inside, the hotel has retained its historical details, which add to its appeal. High vaulted ceilings and ancient stone archways are noticeable throughout the shared spaces and guest rooms.

During its time as a convent, the building housed 40 friar cells for the monks, however, these rooms have now been transformed to offer 16 private bedrooms, each including ensuite bathrooms.

The rooms are stylishly minimal with a calming design and modern features. Single or small double beds complete with cream linen occupy the rooms, and feature stone details and clever space-saving furnishings.

An impressive water fountain can be found on the grounds amid tropical palm trees and the hotel also has an appealing restaurant, Cenobio, where guests can enjoy Mediterranean-influenced dishes prepared with local seasonal produce.

It is also good to know that the Nosco culinary school is located at the Capuchin Convent, and guests can book cooking courses during their stay here.

Hotel details

Viale Margherita 41, 97100 Ragusa, Italy.

Guest rating:
4.4 out of 5

Price per night:
From $80

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Relais Chiaramonte

Relais Chiaramonte, Ragusa

The Relais Chiaramonte Hotel is a fashionable retreat in the core of Chiaramonte Gulfi, located in the southern region of Ragusa.

Perched atop a scenic hill, the town offers breathtaking views of the charming towns and rural landscapes below. The hotel’s ideal placement in the heart of this quaint yet historically significant town is renowned for its archaeological sites and remnants of Greek antiquity.

As you enter the Relais-Chiaramonte, you’re greeted by the hotel’s ageless architecture mingled with modern design. Encircled by the stunning undulating landscapes of Sicily and with an operational olive grove just steps away, the Relais Chiaramonte provides a serene yet opulent getaway.

The hotel’s design is rooted in customary farmhouse style, showcasing quintessential Sicilian aesthetics.

The living quarters and suites provide a sanctuary of comfort and elegance, featuring sleek contemporary furniture that integrates natural components. The beds feature intricately sculpted headboards, ceilings made from natural wood, and expansive balconies that draw the gaze to the breathtaking vistas extending to the shoreline.

Apart from its superior lodgings, the in-house restaurant, Gramole, offers an irresistible selection of ingredients sourced locally, reflecting the island’s distinctive tastes and customs.

The Relais Chiaramonte Hotel is a lavish hideaway, boasting top-notch amenities such as a spa jacuzzi and sauna, a workout studio, and a charming pool zone with views that are nothing short of picturesque.

Hotel details

Strada Provinciale 81, Km 7, 97100 Ragusa, Italy.

Guest rating:
4.4 out of 5

Price per night:
From $65

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About our budget-friendly hotel recommendations in Sicily

We are a company specializing in travel research. Our expert team is dedicated to aiding you in identifying the top affordable hotels in Sicily, utilizing extensive internet-based research on your behalf. In addition, we have personally experienced some of these establishments.

Consequently, our suggestions do not solely rely on our viewpoint but are based on thousands of experiences from past travelers just like you. We aim to simplify your search for the most affordable and optimal hotel options within this country.

It’s important to emphasize that we only feature accommodations with an aggregated guest review score of no less than 4.0 out of a possible 5-point maximum.

We accumulate reviews from various online booking platforms as well as other impartial review websites into one comprehensive rating per hotel listed here should have nightly rates at or under $80.

Therefore, it’s assured that all hotels featured above provide excellent yet economical lodging options during your stay in Sicily.


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Top 4 budget hotels in Sicily

Let’s summarize this affordable travel guide. Based on thousands of guest reviews, these are the best budget hotels in Sicily:


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