19 September 2016 – El Economista
According to the tHPI study prepared by trivago.es., hotel prices in Spain are 30% lower in September compared with August, with an average cost per night of €115, whilst the average in Europe amounts to €134.
The most expensive cities to spend the night in a hotel this month are Palma de Mallorca (€176), San Sebastián (€175), Barcelona (€168), Cádiz (€132) and Madrid (€117).
At the other extreme, Lleida, Lugo and Murcia (€60 each), Castellón (€62), Vigo (€67) and Teruel (€68) are the cheapest cities.
The Spanish destinations that have experienced the highest increases in average prices over the last year are: Mojácar, Roquetas de Mar, Zahara de los Atunes, Oropesa del Mar and Almuñecar, where prices have risen by 54.9%, 54.8%, 52.9%, 52.6% and 51.5%, respectively.
By autonomous region, the most expensive places to spend the night in September are the Balearic Islands and Cataluña, which cost €167 and €138 on average, respectively. At the opposite end of the spectrum, the cheapest regions are Galicia (€71), Murcia and Asturias (€73) and Aragón (€74). (…).
Original story: El Economista
Translation: Carmel Drake