Hotel rates – Boston is the most expensive city in the United States

Hotel rates – Boston is the most expensive city in the United States

Detroit is the third most expensive city in the United States for hotel accommodation, according to a new survey by;

The survey compared hotel rates in 50 US destinations in October 2022 – the month when hotel prices in most US cities tend to be highest.

With an average rate of $262 for the most affordable double room, Boston has become the most expensive city in the country. Only centrally located hotels with a rating of 3 stars or higher were considered for the survey.

Second and third were Austin and Detroit, where hotel guests can expect to pay average rates of $255 and $244, respectively, for the cheapest room. In fourth place, and just a little cheaper, was New York, with an average rate of $240 per night.

Compared to 2021, when rates were still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, hotel prices in Detroit are up more than 90% this year. Even in contrast to pre-Covid levels, rates in Detroit are about 30% higher. It is also the first time that the city has appeared in the top three of the same survey.

At the other end of the scale, the cheapest US city for accommodation emerged as San Antonio, where travelers can find a room for an average rate of $107. Omaha and Las Vegas were slightly more expensive, with average fares of $109 and $110, respectively.

The following table shows the top 10 most expensive city destinations in the United States for hotel stays. Prices shown reflect the average rate for the cheapest available double room in each city (in a centrally located hotel with at least 3 stars) for the period October 1-31, 2022.

1.Boston $262
2.Austin $255
3. Detroit $244
4. NYC $240
5. Nashville $225
6. Pittsburgh $220
7. Sacramento $217
8. Kansas City $208
9.Albuquerque $205
10.Dallas $198

For the full survey results, go here.

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