Cheaphotels.org, which compared hotel rates across 50 urban destinations, announced the results of its latest survey that reveals the most expensive US cities for hotels.
For each destination, the average rate for the least expensive double room during October 2019 was established. October is the month in which hotel rates in US cities tend to be at their highest.
With an average price of $223 for the most affordable room, Nashville named as the most expensive city in the United States for accommodation. Only centrally located hotels rated 3 stars or more were considered for the survey.
Only slightly more affordable is Boston, where the average rate came out as $221 per night. Completing the podium is San Jose, where visitors in October will have to spend an average of $214 for the least expensive room.
At the opposite end of the spectrum, by far the cheapest destination is Las Vegas, where an overnight visitor is likely to find a room for around $70 per night. Also affordable are San Antonio, Baltimore, and Fresno, all of which have average hotel rates below $100 per night.
The following table shows the 10 most expensive urban destinations in the US. The prices shown reflect the average rate for each city’s cheapest available double room (minimum 3-star hotel) for the period 1 October – 31 October 2019.
- Nashville $223
- Boston $221
- San Jose $214
- San Francisco $209
- Albuquerque $198
- New York City $196
- Austin $189
- Los Angeles $186
- Dallas $185
- Detroit $185
The survey compared hotel rates across 50 urban destinations during October 2019. October is when hotel rates in most U.S. cities usually reach their peak.