Average hotel price in Europe falls seven percent

European hotel rates have fallen seven percent in comparison to last month, from an average of £118 in September to £110 in October, according to hotel price comparison website trivago’s latest trivago Hotel Price Index (tHPI).

Overnight costs sank in 35 of the top 50 cities listed in the hotel price index.

In keeping with seasonal trends, hotel costs in European holiday destinations have fallen dramatically.

Hotel prices in the UK have fallen across the board in October, though the change has been less pronounced than in the rest of Europe. Scotland experienced the most significant reduction in prices, with hotel rates in both Edinburgh (£106) and Glasgow (£80) falling by fifteen and twelve percent, respectively.

In comparison to last month, hotel rates sank 18 percent in Barcelona (£127) and Milan (£139) , while overnight costs in cities such as Copenhagen (£123), Geneva (£219) and Amsterdam (£139) fell 15 percent. Similar reductions in price are also to be found in Brussels, where a standard double room costs £117 and therefore 11 percent less than last month. Both Budapest (£68) and Lisbon (£102) fell nine percent, and Dublin’s hotel rates dropped eleven percent to £83 per night.

Below are the average overnight accommodation prices for twenty the top 50 European cities listed in the October tHPI:

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