Azerbaijan is located at the Southern zone of Caucasus. The country shares its border with Russia, Turkey, Iran and Georgia. The country is an ideal blend of eastern and western culture due to its geographical position. Azerbaijan has a rich historical background with westernized capital. If you are interested to travel to this part of the world, it is highly economical. The place gives you an ideal contrast of landscapes ranging from high altitudes and hot deserts, meadows and coastal areas. In this article, we’ll suggest you some of the best hotels and hostels while being in Baku at highly affordable rates. Pick out the one which suits you the most!

The Sahil hotel and hostel

 HostelWorld (*9.3) Booking.com (*9.1) Map Starts at ($5.90) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

It is one of the most modernized and central hostels in Baku for the tourists especially backpackers. It is decorated with nice colors and hues. It is situated very near to the Baku Boulevard and only two minutes walk to be at the city’s major shopping center. From the famous Icheri sheher it is only at a one-kilometer distance. It is an ideal place for sightseeing and offers comfortable rooms for the guests as well as dorms. The dorms are either mixed or female only. All the rooms are well furnished and air-conditioned, a balcony is there for socializing and sightseeing. The cost of WiFi is low as well. The rooms are quiet as well as stylish and maintained nicely. The décor is based on the travel theme. The bicycle rentals are also offered by Sahil along with other kitchen access and laundry facilities. As per the reviews of visitors, the hotel is rated well for the customer friendly staff, offered facilities as well as location.

Baku home hostel

 HostelWorld (*10.0) Booking.com (*8.8) Map Starts at ($7) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

The hostel is simple with modern and comfortable furniture. For backpackers, it is an ideal hostel since it is located on the left side of the older city of Baku. If you are planning to stay in Baku for a long time, it is an ideal place for you. There is a couch in the reception area but no proper lounge, toilets are shared ones and kitchen access facilities are also there. The furniture which is comfortable and modern is the main plus point of Baku home Hostel.

Salam Hostel

  Booking.com (*9.6) Map Starts at ($10) for 18 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

The Salam hostel was inaugurated in 2017 and is among the most recently constructed hostels. Its location is considered ideal since it is at the edge of the famous Icheri Sheher which is in the inner most part of the city. While staying here, you can get easy access to the major tourist areas of the city and it’s shopping centers which include Funicular and Baku Boulevard. You can get bed booked in dorms with full privacy as each bed has its own curtain as well as a good air conditioning system. The kitchen is fully equipped with a refrigerator, microwave oven and water dispenser. The lounge is a huge and ideal place for socializing. The modern construction and warm hospitality make this hostel ideal to stay at while being in Baku.

White City Hostel

 Booking.com (*8.3) Map Starts at ($3) for 10 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

The place has a world-class and renowned hospitality though it is a bit far from the Icheri Sheher. You will feel comfortable while staying here. The architectural beauty of the city known as Heydar Aliyev is only ten minutes walk from here. The dorms are air-conditioned and spacious. The cost of stay is also too low. Each dorm has its own toilet which is a shared one; kitchen accessing facilities are also there. Once you get booked for this hostel you will be provided with free slippers and other toiletries. The staff is customer friendly and welcomes the guests round the clock. You can also get some travel tips from the staff. It has been seen that backpackers have given a high rating to white city hostel.

My Hostel

HostelWorld (*5.7) Booking.com (*7.4) Map Starts at ($15) for 9 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

The hostel is ideal for backpackers since it is located very near to the Xetai Metro Station. The beds are available here at cheap rates in mixed as well as female dorms. The décor is special with walls painted in pink, each bed has its own lamp and privacy is offered in the areas to sleep. The toilet of a dorm is shared one and kitchen are fully equipped and accessible to the guests. You can get home like comfort while being at My hostel at highly cheap rates and affordable price.

The Guest House Inn

HostelWorld (*7.9) Booking.com (*8.5) Map Starts at ($9) for 4 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

Both Dorms and twin rooms are available in this beautiful hotel. The privacy is much better and the atmosphere is wonderful. It is located near to the 28 May Metro in the famous Nasimi District. You can get air-conditioned rooms here at much affordable rates along with full access to their modern kitchens. For the couples who are looking for privacy and cheap rates can easily get their booking at this hotel. The Staff is welcoming and love to offer travel tips to the guests.

Main Street Hostel

  HostelWorld (*7.4) Booking.com (*9.6) Map Starts at ($8) for 8 bed-dorm

**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

It is situated in the center of the city and is an ideal location for those who want to explore Baku since, on foot within five minutes you can reach the Nizami street and Fountain square which are major city attractions. It takes almost 10 minutes on foot to reach Icheri shehr which is the historical center of Baku and among the most favorite tourist destinations of the country. You can get cheap and low budget beds in the dorms, studio apartments are also there along with simple economical family rooms. For socializing the shared lounge is present where you can get an opportunity to talk to other tourists and hence it is an ideal place for socializing. The hospitality and cleanliness are the distinguishing features as rated by backpackers along with customer friendly staff. In short, if you are looking for a low budget tour to Baku, you can get a comfortable accommodation where you can explore the city at cheaper rates.

Loft Hostel

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**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

Though the hostel is not too luxurious it is among the lowest price accommodation in Baku. You can easily book a bed in dorms which are separate for men and women. The décor is colorful and youthful in the hostel with beautiful rooms and stylish front desks. The Loft hostel in Baku is also at one of the prime spots and makes the city exploration easy. All the backpackers who are in search of economical beds and comfortable and clean dorms can get themselves booked for the Loft Hostel and enjoy the stay at Baku. The transportation is also low in cost to other points of the city from here.

Baygan Hostel

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**prices are shown for weekdays in Mid-season (Nov.)

The hostel offers ideal common rooms in the city. There are a lot of facilities at much affordable rates such as a fully equipped kitchen, football table, lounge, WiFi etc. In Baku, it is among the most economical hostels though it is a little far from the centre of the city you can get cheap conveyance as well. The Baygan hostel is clean and very comfortable for guests. The beds are provided with thick and comfortable mattresses. You can also get cheap laundry here. The breakfast they offer is also delicious and clean. The washrooms are shared with each dorm.


Author Bio: Alizeh Jackson is working in the writing industry for 5 years. Currently, I have worked on too many sites which are related to travel, health, education, and fitness.