Typically, hotel rates in Washington, D.C. are at their lowest in the winter. In January 2016, the average nightly rate for a standard double room was $204, according to Trivago. In December 2016, the average nightly rate was even lower, at $197.
For this weekend, Inauguration weekend, Trivago reports that hotel rooms in D.C. now cost $2,071 per night on average. This price is an increase of 927 percent.
Below, see what further information Trivago has compiled between November 9, 2016 through January 5, 2017 for a standard double room.
|Week Before Inauguration||Nightly Rate||Inauguration||Nightly Rate||% Increase|
|Thursday, January 12||$237||Thursday, January 19||$1,308||452%|
|Friday, January 13||$202||Friday, January 20||$2,071||927%|
|Saturday, January 14||$206||Saturday, January 21||$739||258%|
Still interested in finding a hotel room in D.C.? This handy map should help guide your way.
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