The city with the largest month-on-month hotel price increase reported on the tHPI in April is Amsterdam, where travellers will pay €184 on average for an overnight stay in a standard double room this month, a 40% increase compared to last month.
New York follows with a 31% increase compared to March, with its average hotel price now at €205 per night. Average hotel prices in Rome increase as well, rising 29% this month compared to last month, reaching €111 for a standard double room per night. Barcelona and Vienna report an increase of 27% and 23% respectively for a standard double room compared to last month, which translates into €129 and €118, respectively.
Dublin and Reykjavik, however, are the only European cities that report a decrease in hotel prices of 7% and 12% respectively, which translates into €138 and €114 for a double standard room per night.
Cities with year-on-year increases in hotel prices
Most of the cities listed on the trivago Hotel Price Index register a year-on-year increase in their hotel prices this April. The average overnight rate for a standard double room in Manila is now €74, a 45% increase compared to April 2018, making it the city with the highest year-on-year hotel price increase this month. In second place is Cairo, reporting an 27% year-on-year increase, which translates into €109 for a standard double room per night. Vancouver holds third place, registering an increase of 21% with an average rate of €136 for an overnight hotel stay.
Completing the list of the five cities registering the highest year-on-year increase are Lima, where the average rate of €61 is 17% higher compared to last year, and Taipei City, where the average price for an overnight stay is also up 17% from April 2018 to reach €91.
In contrast, Lisbon sees a decrease of 11% in its hotel rates compared to April 2018, which translates into an average of €99 for an overnight hotel stay this month, which makes it the city with the most significant drop in hotel prices. Cape Town follows with a decrease in hotel prices for an overnight stay of 10% compared to last year, which translates into €95 on average for a standard double room.