Edinburgh tops poll as UK’s priciest summer destination


Edinburgh is the most expensive summer destination in the UK and Ireland, according to a survey conducted by Cheaprooms.co.uk.

The survey, which compared hotel rates for a double room across 40 popular destinations for August 2015, found the Scottish capital to be charging the highest rate, with a double room costing an average £134 per night.

The city of Bath came in second, with an average £106 per night, followed by St Peter Port with a double room costing £104. A little cheaper is Oxford (£98), ranked as the 4th most expensive destination, and London (£97) as the 5th priciest.

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Dublin came out as the most expensive destination in Ireland, unsurprisingly, with an average £94 per night, and making it to number 10 on the UK charts.

Only centrally located hotels and guest houses rated at least three stars and with positive average guest reviews were considered. The major cities of the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man were also included.