The Five Cheapest Hotels in Tehran

If you are visiting Tehran for a short time, or if you don’t care about 5-star amenities and just want to spend your time outside visiting the city, then booking super cheap hotels can be a wise decision. In this guest post, we will take a look at some of the cheap hotels in Tehran that offer decent services and have clean rooms.


1- Mehr Hotel

Mehr Hotel

For as little as 7 euros per night, Mehr hotel is the cheapest hotel in the capital. It is located in Baharestan square, so it is close to the Grand bazaar and the southern-central areas of Tehran. The nearby Baharestan Subway Station is also an ideal way to get to all parts of the city, as Tehran’s metro is a very efficient and cheap method of transportation. Just beware that the trains get really crowded in rush hours.

As far as amenities go, Mehr is a decent 1-star hotel. It has wi-fi in rooms and has a restaurant. The staff are friendly. In each room there is a TV (but don’t rely on it for entertainment), fridge, mirror, and an air conditioning unit that might be shared with other rooms.


2- Aftab Hotel

Aftab hotel in Tehran is located in the Khalije Fars highway near Imam Khomeini’s shrine. Rooms in Aftab can cost as little as 9 euros per night, making this hotel an ideal place for resting on the road to Tehran. It is also a fantastic option for people who want a cheap hotel near the Imam Khoemini Airport.

The hotel itself is very clean and decent. The staff are friendly and will cater to your needs. Wi-Fi is available in the hotel. A restaurant, cab services, laundry services, and an ATM machine are some of the other amenities available in this 1-star hotel. As far as quality of service goes, Aftab is a fine Tehran accommodation.


3- Samen Hotel

Samen Hotel

Samen is one of the cheapest hotel in Tehran. It is located in the Amirkabir street and has good access to tourist attractions in the southern neighborhoods of Tehran. These include the Grand Bazaar, the National Garden, Masoudieh Palace, and the famous 30th Tir street.

Samen is very tidy and clean. For a 1-star hotel, it also satisfies most of the basic expectations, including Wi-Fi, breakfast, a restaurant, and a café. It does come short on a few ends however: the rooms are very small, and hairdryer and towel aren’t available in rooms and must be borrowed instead.


4- Markazi Iran

Markazi Iran is located in Lalehzar street in the central part of Tehran. It has access to some of the most important attractions in the city, including the Grand Bazaar and Golestan Palace. It is also very close to the Sa’adi Subway Station, making it efficient for you to reach every part of the city.

When it comes to hotel quality, Markazi is both neat and it offers decent services. The staff are friendly and professional. The breakfast is amazing and the rooms have all the basic furnishing. Overall, Markazi is one of the best hotels you can find on a budget


 5- Arad Hotel

Arad is one of the only 1-star hotels in Tehran that is located in the northern neighborhoods. Its location in Mottahari street provides you with access to important downtown areas such as northern Valiasr street and Vanak square. It is also very close to the Mottahari Subway Station, letting you go to all parts of the city in a short time.

In terms of quality, Arad is pretty decent. The rooms are clean, breakfast quality is good, and the staff are very friendly and know what they are doing. The rooms can also cost as little as 13 euros per night.

That’s it for our list of the five cheapest hotels in Tehran. If you are traveling to Tehran, please give our website a visit for convenient online hotel booking.


About the author:

Hooman Dehghani is a content writer at Snapptrip, a full-service travel booking company based in Tehran, Iran with a mission to empower customers’ choices in booking their whole travel online. An avid traveler and a passionate writer, Hooman wants to spread the beauty of Iran to the world.