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September tHPI: Paris has the biggest hotel price spike as multiple cities hit year-to-date highs

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY – Hotel prices have risen in the majority of the 40 cities listed on the trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI), reported monthly by leading global hotel metasearch trivago.com.

The average hotel price in Paris has risen by 45% to reach 167 euros per night this month, making it the city with the highest month-on-month increase in September recorded on the tHPI. Vancouver by contrast has seen the most significant decrease in its hotel prices this month compared to last, with the average price per night falling 12% to 187 euros.

Hotel prices hit year-to-date highs in Europe and the US
Russia’s capital is the only European city represented on the global tHPI with an average hotel price per night under 100 euros (66 euros for a standard double room – a 20% drop compared to last year). London remains one of the most expensive European cities shown with an average hotel price per night of 142 euros, as does Lisbon with 121 euros per night. Hotel prices have risen by 29% in Vienna and by 38% in Berlin on average this month, making both cities the most expensive they have been so far this year.

Average hotel prices in several cities in the US, including Las Vegas, are also the highest they have been this year to date. With an average price per night of 98 euros, Miami is the only US city listed that shows a month-on-month hotel price decrease (of 1%) in September.

Cities with lower hotel prices compared to last year
The average hotel price per night in Mumbai is the lowest it has been all year at 54 euros, which is 11% lower than it was last month and 25% lower than it was in September 2017. Average hotel prices in Barcelona, though 5% higher compared to last month, are down 20% compared to last year. Rio de Janeiro shows no month-on-month average hotel price change, but this month’s 62 euros per night for a standard double room represents a 23% decrease compared to the city’s hotel prices last year.

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