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Ski vacation for €55 a night? European hotel prices fall again

travel Updated: Jan 13, 2012 14:45 IST
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European hotel prices have dropped again this month, according to the Trivago Hotel Price Indicator released January 10. 

Travelers will pay an average of €105 for a bed for the night on the continent, a three percent fall from the €109 average rate to be found in December 2011.

Rates have decreased in many major cities tracked by Trivago, with some destinations seeing sizeable falls -- London saw a drop of 15 percent to €162, for instance, the lowest price for an overnight stay since February last year.

Copenhagen was also down, 13 percent to €129, while overnight rates in Barcelona have reached their lowest rates since December 2009, with a seven percent fall to €96.

Rome (€107), Istanbul (€95) and Amsterdam (€118) are all also showing the lowest prices since February.

In an extra analysis of ski destinations, Trivago calculated that the cheapest skiing this winter is to be had at ski resorts in Romanian town of Predeal, at €55 a night, while the most expensive are in Switzerland's St Moritz, at €422 a night.

Europe's most expensive destinations - January 2012
1. Geneva - €217
2. London - €162
3. Paris - €158
4. Oslo - €156
5. Milan/Stockholm - €143

Data provided by trivago.co.uk