Prices have soared by up to 960% in Cardiff for this weekend’s Rugby World Cup quarter-finals at the Millennium Stadium, according to the trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI) prepared each month by hotel search site trivago.ie. A hotel stay on Saturday 17th October, the night before Ireland’s clash with Argentina, will cost an average of €1,664.
The average hotel price on Saturday 17th October is 960% higher than the Welsh capital’s monthly average of €157. A hotel stay on Saturday night ahead of Ireland’s 1pm Sunday clash with Argentina will cost an average of €1,664, based on searches made between 1st January 2015 and 12th October 2015.
Meanwhile, the average price of a hotel room in the Welsh capital on Sunday 18th October, the day of Ireland’s last-eight showdown, is €702, which is 347% higher than the monthly average.