October 16, 2019

A Comparison of Hotel Rates in 50 Cities in the United States

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 26. Mesa $136
2. Boston $221 27. Philadelphia $136
3. San Jose $214 27. Memphis $135
4.San Francisco $209 29. Minneapolis $134
5. Albuquerque $198 30. Cleveland $134
6. New York City $196 31. Kansas City $128
7. Austin $189 32. Pittsburgh $126
8. Los Angeles $186 33. Columbus $121
9. Dallas $185 34. Milwaukee $119
10. Detroit $185 35. San Diego $117
11. Denver $184 36. Omaha $114
12. Chicago $183 37. Atlanta $114
13. Phoenix $179 38. St.Louis $113
14. Louisville $176 39. Honolulu $112
15. Sacramento $175 40. Fort Worth $112
16. Washington DC $175 41. Indianapolis $110
17. Houston $167 42. Jacksonville $109
18. El Paso $159 43. New Orleans $109
19. Seattle $158 44. Miami $107
20. Cincinnati $156 45. Tulsa $101
21. Orlando $149 46. Tucson   $99
22. Raleigh $148 47. Baltimore   $97
23. Charlotte $146 48. Fresno   $85
24. Portland $142 49. San Antonio   $84
25. Oklahoma City $139 50. 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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