Book cheap hotels in Uruguay

Although Uruguay is one of the smallest countries in the South American republic, it is full of charming colonial towns, hilly interior and internationally-renowned beach resorts. Uruguay ‘s capital, Montevideo, is rich in culture and color with lots of interesting attractions to explore. Other cities of the country are also full of history and fun. A wonderful holiday to Uruguay? It is a surprising holiday destination. This country has a lot to offer: a beautiful nature, welcoming restaurants, architectural landmarks and a surprising culture. You can choose from numerous hotels. There are quite a few budget hotels from €47,00 per overnight stay. Are you looking for a luxury accommodation? Then the price is about €136,00 per room. A holiday in the sun is very pleasant here. You can also enjoy a great holiday here in winter. Book your conveniently located hotel room in Uruguay quickly online. Compare the best providers below and get started right away.

Capital cityMontevideo
Average hotel price€99,00
Official languageSpanish
CurrenciesUruguayan peso (UYU)
Best travel timeDecember to February
Number of inhabitants3.422.794
Surface area176220 km2
Time zoneUTC−03:00
Flag carrierAlas Uruguay
Major Airport Carrasco International Airport (IATA:MVD)

Before you leave
Are you booking a trip to Uruguay? Make sure you are well prepared. The capital is Montevideo. In the hotel you pay with Uruguayan peso (UYU). The Uruguayan time zone is UTC−03:00. The language(s) spoken here: Spanish. The country has approximately 3.422.794 inhabitants. The total land area of the country is 176220 km2. Most important information about electricity: the current voltage is 220 V, 50 Hz and the plug type is C / F / L. The prefix is +598.

Compare best hotels in Uruguay (July 2024)

Popular regions for your hotel stay in Uruguay

Uruguay has beautiful areas to spend a holiday. Please select one of the available regions below. We will then share additional data and check the possible hotel offers. Also explore hotel accommodations in Kosovo and Russia.

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Main Attractions

  • Museo Didactico Artiguista: Situated at Perez del Puerto, this museum was set-up in honour of Uruguay’s independence hero – Artigas. One room in the museum features bronze busts of the Liberators of Americas.
  • Parque Nacional Santa Teresa: This national park contains the hilltop Fortaleza de Santa Teresa which the Portuguese started but was completed by the Spaniards. Santa Teresa itself is a good place to see with its uncrowded beaches.
  • Mercado del Puerto: Mercado del Puerto is a wrought-iron superstructure which houses a large variety of restaurants and cafes. It is recommended that foreign visitors come during Saturday at lunch time as the place is filled with locals and musicians.
  • Punta del Este: Punta del Este is the most fashionable resort in Uruguay . The resort is situated 145 kilometers from Montevideo and has two main beaches. This tourist destination features a variety of water sports and activities like water-skiing, surfing and yachting.

Details on public transportation in Uruguay

Uruguay offers many options for public transport. A good domestic airport is Carrasco International Airport. They offer reliable flights. The national airline company is Alas Uruguay. They fly to different destinations. With a last-minute deal you can save extra. Via more background info is given about: tourist tax, hospital care and the (passport) visa application process.

Standard hotel rates

Uruguayan hotel prices can vary quite a bit. You can view the expected rates in the list below.

Type of overnight stayTariffs
Basic accommodation€47,00
Regular room€99,00
Luxurious accommodation€136,00
Weekend holiday€297,00
Dinner (per person)€41,00
Normal rates for an hotel stay in Uruguay

Climate & Weather Forecasts July 2024

Uruguay is a special country. The climate can best be described as a Humid subtropical climate. The normal annual temperature is 17,9 degrees Celsius °C. In winter it is a bit colder. It is then (on average) about 8,8°C degrees. In the summer it is warmer. About 25,8 degrees Celsius °C. In the schedule below you get an impression of the weather of the coming days.

How to travel?

  • By Plane: Montevideo – Carrasco International Airport is the main gateway for flights to and from Uruguay. It is located 19 kilometres from Montevideo ‘s centre. Airport facilities include a duty free shop, post office, restaurants, car hire agency and a bank/bureau de change. Primeras Lineas Uruguayas de Navegacion Aerea (PLUNA) is Uruguay ‘s national airline which has flights to various destinations in Argentina and Brazil. 
  • By boat: From Buenas Aires, there is a night-ferry service which operates towards Montevideo and travel takes about 10 hours. Visitors can also opt to take the “Buquebus” ferry service which operates between Buenos Aires, Argentina and both Colonia and Montevideo. The ferry ride normally taks about three hours. Port departure and arrival taxes may be levied.
  • By train: Modern coaches with bar, TV, WC and radio travel regularly from Brazil to Uruguay . Travel normally takes about 14 hours from Porto Alegre in Brazil to Montevideo and 59 hours if coming in from Rio de Janeiro .
  • By bus: Visitors can also travel towards Uruguay by bus. Regular bus services are available from Brazil to Uruguay as well. One can also take a bus run by COT, which has weekly bus services from Paraguay , Brazil and northern and southern regions in Argentina .
  • By car: One can also take a car towards Uruguay as road services across the borders of Brazil and Argentina are quite good. Should visitors be driving, an International Driving Permit may be recommended. The temporary driving license can be obtained from the town hall