Deborah Jackson finds the best budget accommodation options in each Ashes test city to make sure cricketing fans don’t miss a days play.

It’s one of the great Australian sporting tours and now you can afford to be there with our pick of the most affordable places to stay near each test match venue.


First Test November 25-29
The Gabba, Brisbane

Stay at the Astor Metropole Hotel Brisbane. Book a Lower Tower Double Room online and it will set you back around about $99 a night.


Second Test Decemebr 3-7
Adelaide Oval

Just a quick stroll away is the Mercure Grosvenor Hotel. Book an economy room online and pay only $125 a night.


Third Test December 16-20
WACA, Perth

Jump online to and book a standard room at the Criterion Hotel for just $102 a night.


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Fourth Test  December 26-30
MCG, Melbourne

Book the Rendezvous Hotel Melbourne on Stay 3 nights or more and you will receive 30% off your stay.


Fifth Test January 3-7
SCG, Sydney

Just 10 minutes away is the magnificent Waldorf Sydney South, Chippendale. Booking online you can pick up a room for 2 for $155 a night.