Dubai is NOT the most expensive city in the world for hotelsOctober 14, 2014
With a list of five-star hotels as long as your arm, Dubai is hardly short of luxurious places to rest your head for the night. But as we all know, a stay in the Burj Al Arab or any of the other plush residences around the city, is not going to be easy on the wallet. In fact, according the Bloomberg's 2014 World Hotel Index, Dubai is the second most expensive city in the world for hotels. The figures, which look at the average room prices based on two adults sharing a double occupancy, show that if you want to stay over somewhere in Dubai for the night, you can expect to pay an average of $273.
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At those prices we weren't surprised at all to see Dubai near the top of the list, but the only shock is that it's not number one. Scroll down to view the top 10 in full and find out which is the most expensive hotel city in the world:
10. New York, United States. Average room price: $233
9. Singapore. Average room price: $235
8. London, United Kingdom. Average room price: $235
7. Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Average room price: $241
6. Hong Kong, China. Average room price: $242
5. Miami, United States. Average room price: $245
4. Zurich, Switzerland. Average room price: $250
3. Kuwait City, Kuwait. Average room price: $253
2. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Average room price: $273
1. Geneva, Switzerland. Average room price: $308