Hotel rates in the U.S. – additional information
Hotel rates, as with occupancy rates, can fluctuate depending on the location and the time of year. The most expensive cities for hotel rates in the U.S. were ranked for 2017. Boston was considered the most expensive city in the U.S. to stay in with an average rate of 267 dollars during the time period. The second and third most expensive cities in that year were New York and San Francisco.
Summer time is a perhaps the most popular time to take a vacation with hotel occupancy spiking during in this period. In 2016, some of the most popular domestic and international destinations for U.S. tourists were New York City, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic and Destin in the State of Florida. During the summer period, a seven night stay at a hotel in one of these locations cost upwards of 220 U.S. dollars on average. New York was once again one of the most expensive with the summer hotel rate averaging 306 U.S. dollars.