Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Oslo among 10 most expensive hotel cities worldwide

Oslo hotels ranks among the 10 most expensive to stay in. This according to a report on average prices on accommodation around the world issued by the British Hogg Robinson Group.

Grand Hotell, Oslo by James Cridland
European and US destinations dominate the list. The most expensive place to make a hotel reservation is Moscow.

Moscow has maintained its place at the highest average room rate for the sixth year despite a 12% fall in local currency.

Average price for a hotel room in the Russian capital is 46% higher than in Oslo, and 32% higher than Geneva, number two on the list.

Price differences are much smaller between the nine other cities on the list. Average price of accommodation between number 2 and number 10 is just 14%. Here is the full list.
  1. Moscow (RU) - USD 368/EUR 290(146)
  2. Geneva (CH) - USD 286/EUR 226 (114)
  3. Hongkong (C) - USD 284/EUR 224 (113)
  4. Paris (FR) - USD 283/EUR 223 (112)
  5. New York (US) - USD 278/EUR 219 (110)
  6. Washington (US) - USD 277/EUR 218 (110)
  7. Zürich (CH) - USD 270/EUR 213 (106)
  8. Abu Dhabi (UAE) - USD 266/EUR 210 (105)
  9. Stockholm (SE) - USD 263/EUR 207 (104)
  10. Oslo (NO) - USD 251/EUR 198 (100 = USD 251)
See full report on Hogg Robinson website

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