Sleep Cheap in Braga: Basic Braga Hotel

Perhaps the era of inexpensive lodging right at the train station is returning with the new Axis hotel called Basic Braga

Rui Silva directed the architectural project and the decor is designed by Nuno Rodrigues, with the interior architect’s office Metrobox. The predominant brown and white, references to land-based clay and granite, typical of the region, and also wood.

The web site is offered in English, and there’s a decent if overly long video that outlines what the place is like.

A recent check of prices indicated that a basic room could be had for €25 with breakfast. Wireless is €2 a day, and parking is available for €5.

Check prices for Basic Braga.

Santa Barbara gardens in Braga, Portugal

Braga’s urban population makes it the third largest city in Portugal after Lisbon and Porto. Braga has the oldest archdiocese in the country.

Braga is served by fast trains from Lisbon and Porto. Braga is in the Minho region of Portugal. See our Minho Map for location.

(Picture: Gardens located next to the eastern wing of the Archbishop’s Palace. Click to see it larger.)


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