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Cities that have the most expensive hotels

June 27, 2014 11:25 IST

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India has to be travellers’ paradise. Among the priciest cities in the world for hotels, Mumbai features as the 82nd most expensive followed by Delhi (93rd), Bangalore (96th), Kolkata (103rd), and Chennai (104th), according to Bloomberg.

The news service company states that the average rates for hotel in Mumbai is $164 (Rs 9,855), in Delhi $161 (Rs 9,674), and the cheapest hotel rates are in Chennai at $137 (Rs 8,232).

Here are 30 cities that have the most expensive hotels rooms.

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Image: An aerial image with the Burj Al Arab in the foreground, shows the approaching "red tide", on the shores of Dubai.
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Geneva

Rank: 1

Country: Switzerland

Average hotel cost: $308 (Rs 18,508)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $614 (Rs 36,895)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency: Swiss Franc

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Image: The President Wilson Hotel is pictured in Geneva.
Photographs: Valentin Flauraud/Reuters

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Dubai

Rank: 2

Country: United Arab Emirates

Average hotel cost: $273 (Rs 16,405)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $304 (Rs 18,267)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency: UAE Dirham

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Image: An aerial view of the Burj Al Arab hotel is seen in Dubai.
Photographs: Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters

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Kuwait City

Rank: 3

Country: Kuwait

Average hotel cost: $253 (Rs 15,203)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: 177 (Rs 10,636)

Local currency: Kuwaiti Dinar

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Image: Guests and residents of the luxurious five star Sheraton hotel in downtown Kuwait city.
Photographs: Jumana El Heloueh/Reuters

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Zurich

Rank: 4

Country: Switzerland

Average hotel cost: $250 (Rs 15,023)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $220 (Rs 13,220)

Local currency: Swiss Franc

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Image: A general view shows the Dolder Grand Hotel in Zurich.
Photographs: Reuters

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Miami

Rank: 5

Country: United States

Average hotel cost: $245 (Rs 14,722)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $194 (Rs 11,657)

Local currency: US Dollar

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Image: A general view of Icon Brickell condo, billionaire Jorge Perez's latest project, in downtown Miami, Florida.
Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters

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Hong Kong

Rank: 6

Country: China

Average hotel cost: $242 (Rs 14,542)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $418 (Rs 25,118)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $132 (Rs 7,932)

Local currency: Hong Kong Dollar

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Image: Visitors walk into The Mira Hotel, where 29-year-old former CIA employee Edward Snowden was reported to have checked out in Hong Kong.
Photographs: Bobby Yip/Reuters

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Edinburgh

Rank: 7

Country: Scotland

Average hotel cost: $241 (Rs 14,482)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $342 (Rs 20,551)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $187 (Rs 11237)

Local currency: British Pound

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Image: Fog surrounds the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

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London

Rank: 8

Country: United Kingdom

Average hotel cost: $235 (Rs 14,121)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $349 (Rs 20,971)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $146 (Rs 8,773)

Local currency: British Pound

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Image: Pedestrian's walk past the Ritz Hotel in central London.
Photographs: Neil Hall/Reuters

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Singapore

Rank: 8

Country: Singapore

Average hotel cost: $235 (Rs 14,121)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $338 (Rs 20,310)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $141 (Rs 8,473)

Local currency: Singapore Dollar

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Image: An exterior view shows the castle inside the "Far Far Away" section during a media preview of the Universal Studios theme park in Singapore.
Photographs: Vivek Prakash/Reuters
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New York

Rank: 10

Country: United States

Average hotel cost: $233 (Rs 14,001)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $366 (Rs 21,993)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $210 (Rs 12,619)

Local currency: US Dollar

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Image: An exterior shot of the Hilton Midtown in New York.
Photographs: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

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Paris

Rank: 11

Country: France

Average hotel cost: $232 (Rs 13,941)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $367 (Rs 22,053)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $170 (Rs 10,215)

Local currency: Euro

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Image: An exterior view shows the Hotel de Crillon in Paris.
Photographs: Christian Hartmann/Reuters
Tags: France , Paris

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Rio de Janeiro

Rank: 12

Country: Brazil

Average hotel cost: $231 (Rs 13,881)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $191 (Rs 11,477)

Local currency: Brazilian Real

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Image: The Caesar Park hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters

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Doha

Rank: 13

Country: Qatar

Average hotel cost: $226 (Rs 13,580)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $245 (Rs 14,722)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $NA

Local currency: Qatari Riyal

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Image: A man walks on the promanade across the bay from a luxurious hotel in Doha.
Photographs: Reuters

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Tel Aviv

Rank: 14

Country: Israel

Average hotel cost: $223 (Rs 13,400)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $301 (Rs 18,087)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $170 (Rs 10,215)

Local currency: Israeli Shekel

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Image: A hotel in Tel Aviv.
Photographs: Anton Nossik/Wikimedia Commons

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Sydney

Rank: 15

Country: Australia

Average hotel cost: $221 (Rs 13,280)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $307 (Rs 18,448)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $138 (Rs 8,292)

Local currency: Australian Dollar

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Image: An image of butterflies is projected onto the sails of the Sydney Opera House, reflected in a hotel window on the opening night of the Vivid Sydney light and music festival.
Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters

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Reykjavik

Rank: 16

Country: Iceland

Average hotel cost: $218 (Rs 13,099)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $219 (Rs 13,160)

Local currency: Iceland Krona

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Image: A hotel in Reykjavik.
Photographs: Jonasunn/Wikimedia Commons

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San Francisco

Rank: 17

Country: US

Average hotel cost: $211 (Rs 12,679)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $NA

Local currency: US Dollar

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Image: A monstrous hole in the ground in the shadow of San Francisco's financial district.
Photographs: Lou Dematteis/Reuters

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Riyadh

Rank: 18

Country: Saudi Arabia

Average hotel cost: $205 (Rs 12,318)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $320 (Rs 19,229)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency: Saudi Riyal

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Image: Saudi women are seen at the main entrance of the Luthan Hotel.
Photographs: Fahad Shadeed/Reuters

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Jerusalem

Rank: 19

Country: Israel

Average hotel cost: $203 (Rs 12,198)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $369 (Rs 22,173)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $NA

Local currency: Israeli Shekel

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Image: Fireworks set off from the roof of a Jerusalem hotel light up the sky over the Dome of the Rock in the Old City.
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Tokyo

Rank: 20

Country: Japan

Average hotel cost: $198 (Rs 11,898)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $440 (Rs 26,440)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $140 (Rs 8,413)

Local currency: Japanese Yen

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Image: Pedestrians walk past ANA Intercontinental hotel, one of the hotel chains of All Nippon Airways, in Tokyo.
Photographs: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters
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Budapest

Rank: 21

Country: Hungary

Average hotel cost: $197 (Rs 11,838)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $154 (Rs 9,254)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $76 (Rs 4,567)

Local currency: Hungarian Forint

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Image: General view of Gresham Palace with Budapest's oldest bridge, Chain Bridge in the foreground and the St. Stephen Basilica in the background.
Photographs: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

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Perth

Rank: 22

Country: Australia

Average hotel cost: $196 (Rs 11,778)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency: Australian Dollar

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Image: A hotel in Perth.
Photographs: Moondyne/Wikimedia Commons

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Stockholm

Rank: 22

Country: Sweden

Average hotel cost: $196 (Rs 11778)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $166 (Rs 9,975)

Local currency: Swedish Krona

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Image: A palace guard stands in front of the Royal Palace while the sun sets over the Grand Hotel in downtown Stockholm.
Photographs: Reuters

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Los Angeles

Rank: 24

Country: United States

Average hotel cost: $192 (Rs 11,537)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $481 (Rs 28,903)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $188 (Rs 11,297)

Local currency: US Dollar

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Image: The Beverly Hilton Hotel is seen from one of the adjacent rooms in Los Angeles.
Photographs: Jason Reed/Reuters

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Oslo

Rank: 25

Country: Norway

Average hotel cost: $191 (Rs 11,477)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency:

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Image: U.S. President Barack Obama acknowledges the crowd as he and his wife Michelle stand on the balcony of the Grand Hotel in Oslo.
Photographs: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters
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Toronto

Rank: 26

Country: Canada

Average hotel cost: $189 (Rs 11,357)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $152 (Rs 9,134)

Local currency: Canadian Dollar

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Image: The historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel is photographed through Union Station's stone columns in Toronto.
Photographs: J.P. Moczulski/Reuters

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Amsterdam

Rank: 27

Country: Netherlands

Average hotel cost: $188 (Rs 11297)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $304 (Rs 18,267)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $157 (Rs 9,434)

Local currency: Euro

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Image: Construction work continues on a hotel made to look like seventy Zaanse houses stacked together in the centre of Zaandam, north of Amsterdam.
Photographs: Reuters

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Helsinki

Rank: 28

Country: Finland

Average hotel cost: $185 (Rs 11,117)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: NA

Average cost of 3-star hotel: NA

Local currency: Euro

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Image: The Palace hotel.
Photographs: Reuters

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Milan

Rank: 28

Country: Italy

Average hotel cost: $185 (Rs 11,117)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $419 (Rs 25,178)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $124 (Rs 7,451)

Local currency: Euro

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Image: The Armani Hotel Milano is pictured after the opening ceremony in Milan.
Photographs: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters
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Moscow

Rank: 30

Country: Russia

Average hotel cost: $183 (Rs 10,996)

Average cost of 5-star hotel: $288 (Rs 17,306)

Average cost of 3-star hotel: $118 (Rs 7,091)

Local currency: Russian Ruble

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Image: A general view shows the Ritz-Carlton hotel near Moscow's Red Square.
Photographs: Alexander Natruskin/Reuters

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