Book cheap hotels in El Salvador

El Salvador is such a small country that most of its major attractions can be visited within 3 – 4 days with a rented car or an organized tour. It can be the perfect getaway from crowded tourist spots. One just has to be there to feel the difference.

Do you want to book an accommodation in El Salvador? It is a beautiful holiday destination. What makes this country so special: a beautiful nature, delicious local specialties, beautiful museums and a very warm culture. There are many different hotels. There are quite a few budget hotels from €32,00 per accommodation. Are you looking for a little more comfort? Then the price is about €144,00 per accommodation. You can enjoy a sun holiday here. There are also plenty of things to do here during the winter months. Book your conveniently located hotel room in El Salvador quickly online. View the featured providers below and book the best offers.

CountryEl Salvador
Capital citySan Salvador
Price of hotel accommodation€106,00
Payment methodUnited States dollar (USD)
Busiest travel timeNovember to February
Land area21040 km2
Time zoneUTC−06:00
National AirlineTACA Airlines
Central Airport Romero International Airport (IATA:SAL)

Before you leave
Are you going on holiday to El Salvador? Prepare yourself well! The country’s capital is San Salvador. The currency is United States dollar (USD). The Salvadoran time zone is UTC−06:00. The official language: Spanish. The country has approximately 6.336.392 inhabitants in the country. The total land area is 21040 km2. Some additional practical info: the electricity is 120 V, 60 Hz and the type of plug is A / B. The international access code is +503.

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The best regions for a hotel stay in El Salvador

El Salvador has different regions for a holiday. Below you will find a summary of beautiful regions. You can then find an explanation and research the different hotel offers. Tip: also inquire about hotel accommodations in France or Costa Rica.

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Information about public transportation in El Salvador

El Salvador has good public transport facilities. A major airport in this region is Romero International Airport. This is a very nice airport. The national flight company is TACA Airlines. They offer various destinations. Possibly you can find a last-minute deal. Via you will find additional explanations about: tourism, tax, hospital care and the (passport) visa application process.

Most popular hotspots 

El Impossible National Park
This is one of the last remaining rainforests along the Mesoamerican Pacific Coast. It has the most species of endangered plants and animals. It got its name from the seemingly “impossible pass” a trader has to make to travel from the northern parts of the country to the coast.

Montecristo Cloud Forest
This forest in Truinfo International Park offers an incredible view of the summit of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. It is one of the best places to go trekking.

Mayan Ruins of Tazumel
Much of the artifacts found in this place are now kept at a local museum, but the ruins are still visible though partially buried under the town of Chalchuapa.

La Libertad
This seaside village offers the best surfing in Central America. It has become not only a major destination for surfers but a weekend destination as well for San Salvador’s locals.

Standard hotel rates

Salvadoran hotel prices can be different every day. You can find the average rates in the next figure.

Accommodation typeRates
Budget hotel€32,00
Average room€106,00
Luxury accommodation€144,00
Weekend vacation€318,00
Dinner (per person)€22,00
Average rates for an hotel stay in El Salvador

Climate & Weather Forecasts June 2024

El Salvador is a versatile country. Take into account a Tropical wet-dry climate. The average temperature here is 25,2 degrees centigrade. In the winter months it is slightly colder. Take into account about 22,5 degrees centigrade. In the summer it is warmer. Like 27,9 degrees centigrade. In the widget below you will find the weather forecast for the next 7 days.

What is the local cuisine like?

The Central American cuisine relies on traditional ingredients such as maize or corn. The national dish is the “Pupusa” which is a corn flour patty filled with various ingredients such as cheese, pork or beans. It is served with “curtido”- a type of local sour krout. Restaurants offer Chinese, Mexican, Italian, French and local cooking. There is also a food market selling cheap food in stalls.

What about tipping in El Salvador?

10% in Hotels and Restaurants. 15% for smaller bills. Tips are not usually expected by taxi drivers except when the taxi is hired for the day.

What are some health risks?

Water used for drinking, brushing one’s teeth or making ice should be boiled or sterilized. Bottled water from a reliable source is the safest to drink during one’s stay in the country. Medical facilities are limited and usually only accept cash payment. Consult your doctor for recommended vaccinations before traveling.