Accommodation in New York - additional information
The average daily rate of hotels in New York appears to be much higher in the fourth quarter of the year, reaching 389 U.S. dollars in 2016. In 2016, New York was the second most expensive city in the United States for hotel rates, followed by San Francisco where the average daily rate was 231 U.S. dollars for the full year.
New York was the most expensive city for business travel in the United States in 2016, in terms of daily hotel cost. Within the state of New York, Montauk was the most expensive destination in terms of hotel rates. It does not end with the room rates: while ranking seventh in the world on a list of the most expensive cities for hotel room service, New York was still the second most expensive city in U.S.
There are cheaper accommodation services available for those visiting New York. New York residents themselves are happy to try out Airbnb with 64 percent of them saying they would at least consider using the services in the few days between rental contracts when moving to a new apartment. That said, 44 percent of New Yorkers were worried about the kind of people who might be renting out their rooms and apartments.