European hotel prices are seven percent cheaper in comparison to July 2008, with Spanish cities clocking up the biggest falls.
Madrid topped the list, with the average price of a hotel room falling to £74, down 31 percent from £107 in July 2007. In Barcelona the average hotel price is 94 pounds, 28 percent less than July 2008.On average a standard double room in top European cities costs £90, compared to £97 pounds. In 38 of the 50 cities hotel prices have decreased or remained the same, according to the research from hotel comparison site Trivago.
Other Southern European cities such as Turin (£84), Palermo (£81), Lisbon (£75) and Bologna (£73) have also seen a considerable decrease in prices.
Scandinavia is also becoming increasingly more affordable. Overnight accommodation prices in Stockholm (£101) and Oslo (£111) are at their lowest level this year. These cities are 20 percent less than last month and over 10 percent less than last year.
In the UK, a room in Brighton this July is 14 percent cheaper at £110, Birmingham 20 percent less at £74; an overnight stay in Manchester is 17 percent less. However London prices have risen by 2 percent to £134.
Geneva remains the most expensive European city at £194 pounds.
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