10/23/2012 07:20 am ET Updated Dec 23, 2012

Berlin's Best Budget Hotels (PHOTOS)

Berlin is the European capital of underground culture, hipster style, and currywurst. But the city is also home to top-notch museums, world-class operas, cutting-edge architecture and first-rate shopping. All of this would come at a high price in any other city, but Berlin is one of the most affordable destinations in Europe (although the city still has plenty of pricey luxurious spots).

It's not always easy to tell if the budget-friendly spot you've found delivers on value as well. So to help you out, we've picked out our favorite wallet-friendly hotels in Berlin that are places you'd actually want to spend the night..

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Europe on a Budget: Discover Berlin for Less (PHOTOS)