Delhi, Mumbai best value 5-star hotel destinations: Report
Delhi offered travellers the best deal on 5-star accommodation with average prices of Rs.9, 652 a night in 2013, as per the latest Hotels.com Hotel Price Index (HPI).
Mumbai followed in the second place with Rs.9, 809.
The Chinese city of Guangzhouwas the third best with Rs.9, 812 per night. Brussels the capital city of Belgium was fourth place Rs.10, 144 while Berlin ranked fifth with Rs.11, 386.
When it came to deals on 4 star hotels, Bangkok offered the best price with Rs.5, 933 a night, followed by Budapest with Rs.6, 375. Guangzhou ranked third with Rs.6, 553. Delhi with Rs.6, 555 and Mumbai with Rs.7, 010 were relatively competitive at the fourth and fifth rank respectively.
It was still less expensive to stay in a 4-star hotel in Delhi than a 3-star property in 24 of the most popular destinations such as Tokyo, Singapore or Paris. It was even lesser than a 2-star in London, San Francisco and New York.
If location were not a factor when choosing a luxury break, it would have been possible to spend four nights in Delhi for the same price as one in the Big Apple.
The Hotel Price Index (HPI) report also revealed the Top 10 most expensive cities for 5-star hotels in 2013.
At the top of the list with Rs.38, 904 was New York, followed some way behind by Singapore on Rs.24, 822.London stood third with Rs.24,672. Paris ranked fourth with Rs.24, 250 while with a marginal difference Moscow acquired the fifth position with Rs.23, 270.
(Posted on 25-04-2014)