A Comparison Of Hotel Rates In 50 Cities In The United States

Nashville the Most Expensive US City for Hotels, Survey Shows

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Nashville and Boston are the most expensive cities in the United States for accommodation, according to a survey by Cheaphotels.org.

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.

With an average rate of $223 for the most affordable room, Nashville tops the rankings. Only centrally located hotels rated 3 stars or more were considered for the survey.

A couple of dollars cheaper is Boston, where visitors will have to pay an average of $221 per night in October for the least expensive room. San Jose in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, completes the podium with an average rate of $214 per night. For cheaper options, the iconic city of Las Vegas emerged as the most affordable destination, with average hotel rates of just $69 per night for a double room.

The following table shows hotel rates in 50 urban destinations across the United States. The prices shown reflect the average rate for each city's cheapest available double room (minimum 3-star hotel) for the period spanning 1 October through 31 October, 2019.

  1. Nashville $223
  2. Boston $221
  3. San Jose $214
  4. San Francisco $209
  5. Albuquerque $198
  6. New York City $196
  7. Austin $189
  8. Los Angeles $186
  9. Dallas $185
  10. Detroit $185
  11. Denver $184
  12. Chicago $183
  13. Phoenix $179
  14. Louisville $176
  15. Sacramento $175
  16. Washington DC $175
  17. Houston $167
  18. El Paso $159
  19. Seattle $158
  20. Cincinnati $156
  21. Orlando $149
  22. Raleigh $148
  23. Charlotte $146
  24. Portland $142
  25. Oklahoma City $139
  1. Mesa $136
  2. Philadelphia $136
  3. Memphis $135
  4. Minneapolis $134
  5. Cleveland $134
  6. Kansas City $128
  7. Pittsburgh $126
  8. Columbus $121
  9. Milwaukee $119
  10. San Diego $117
  11. Omaha $114
  12. Atlanta $114
  13. St.Louis $113
  14. Honolulu $112
  15. Fort Worth $112
  16. Indianapolis $110
  17. Jacksonville $109
  18. New Orleans $109
  19. Miami $107
  20. Tulsa $101
  21. Tucson $99
  22. Baltimore $97
  23. Fresno $85
  24. San Antonio $84
  25. Las Vegas $69

About the Methodology

The survey considered all 36 destinations in the USA with populations of > 500.000, as well as 14 selected destinations with a population of > 250.000. For each destination, the average price for the cheapest available double room was established for the time period 1 1-31 October 2019. Rates were compiled during late September using hotel comparison website Kayak. Only centrally located hotels (downtown or close to downtown) rated at least 3 stars were considered.



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