On 13 May 2013 17:15, Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net> wrote:

>
> On 13 May 2013, at 22:03, Andrew Lih <andrew....@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net>
> wrote:
> >
> >> ...Paris and London are both more expensive cities that Hong Kong, so
> I'd
> >> expect the daily rate here to be closer to $130/night, and ideally less
> >> than that where bookings are made sufficiently in advance.
> >
> >
> > Not to be a nit, but I wanted to point out that this biannual study shows
> > otherwise.
> >
> > On this list of most expensive cities for hotel rooms, Hong Kong is #8,
> > Paris is #9, and London is not in the top 10.
> >
> > http://travel.cnn.com/explorations/escape/costliest-hotels-list-637685
> >
> > I don't have a viewpoint either way on this issue, but just thought
> > Wikipedians in favor of verification would like to know.
>
> I was basing my comment on the list at:
> http://www.citymayors.com/economics/expensive_cities2.html
> (found via google)
>
> Is there a Wikipedia article that covers this? I'd trust that rather more
> than any single study here…
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
>

I suspect the list you are pulling up ranks the cities in order of living
expense, not hotel accommodation.

And you meant Wikivoyage, didn't you?

Risker
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