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Denver cheapest room service city in U.S., Honolulu priciest

Excerpt from Tripadvisor

Mar 21, 2013 5:23 am

According to a new TripAdvisor index, Denver is the most affordable spot in the United States, coming in with a total TripIndex Room Service — the combined cost of a club sandwich ordered from room service, a bottle of water, a mini bottle of vodka, peanuts, a can of soda from the mini bar, and dry cleaning for one shirt — cost of $40. Honolulu is the priciest U.S. city, with a cost of nearly $65.  Las Vegas was a close second at just over $64.

Cape Town, South Africa rang up as the most affordable city in the world for U.S. travelers, with a total of $20. U.S. travelers looking for an affordable international excursion can head south of the border to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, which has a price tag of $28. Moscow ($83) is the priciest global city for travelers, followed by Paris ($69).

U.S. Cities:

Destination Club sandwich Bottle of water Peanuts Can of coke Mini bottle of vodka Dry cleaning for one shirt TOTAL
1 Denver $14.60 $3.60 $5.86 $3.23 $7.50 $5.67 $40.46
2 Dallas $11.80 $4.60 $6.24 $3.20 $8.10 $8.55 $42.49
3 Seattle $14.27 $5.06 $5.80 $2.81 $9.25 $7.00 $44.19
4 Minneapolis $12.60 $5.97 $7.67 $3.99 $9.16 $8.70 $48.09
5 Boston $13.59 $5.03 $9.04 $4.44 $9.83 $8.50 $50.43
6 Los Angeles $13.40 $6.45 $7.65 $4.10 $8.95 $10.05 $50.60
7 Orlando $14.66 $5.00 $10.55 $3.98 $9.58 $7.42 $51.19
8 Chicago $15.61 $4.94 $8.75 $3.66 $10.11 $8.30 $51.37
9 New Orleans $15.87 $5.71 $9.52 $4.02 $8.92 $7.70 $51.74
10 San Francisco $17.31 $5.30 $6.50 $4.20 $9.13 $9.80 $52.24
11 New York City $21.75 $4.38 $5.65 $4.63 $8.67 $11.58 $56.66
12 Washington, D.C. $17.35 $5.70 $8.00 $4.60 $11.20 $11.25 $58.10
13 Atlanta $15.01 $4.85 $10.52 $3.48 $14.38 $9.90 $58.14
14 Las Vegas $16.33 $6.77 $9.33 $4.33 $19.33 $8.33 $64.42
15 Honolulu $23.65 $8.33 $8.00 $5.92 $9.33 $9.67 $64.90

Best Value International Cities:

Destination Club sandwich Bottle of water Peanuts Can of coke Mini bottle of vodka Dry cleaning for one shirt TOTAL
1 Cape Town,
South Africa
$6.44 $1.87 $2.43 $1.87 $3.18 $3.95 $19.74
2 Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt $6.72 $1.60 $3.06 $2.25 $7.47 $2.84 $23.94
3 Mumbai, India $7.43 $2.11 $2.72 $2.33 $7.67 $3.20 $25.46
4 Istanbul, Turkey $11.49 $1.25 $2.34 $2.14 $5.78 $4.40 $27.40
5 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico $9.91 $3.00 $1.60 $2.71 $8.04 $3.07 $28.33
6 Budapest, Hungary $7.27 $2.61 $2.62 $2.34 $7.42 $6.33 $28.59
7 Sofia, Bulgaria $5.52 $2.00 $5.14 $2.62 $5.24 $8.28 $28.80
8 Jakarta, Indonesia $9.42 $3.55 $2.47 $3.48 $5.15 $4.80 $28.87
9 Marrakech, Morocco $10.48 $2.08 $2.03 $2.43 $9.47 $3.31 $29.80
10 Taipei, Taiwan $10.33 $1.89 $3.95 $1.96 $5.74 $6.55 $30.42

Most Expensive International Cities:

Destination Club sandwich Bottle of water Peanuts Can of coke Mini bottle of vodka Dry cleaning for one shirt TOTAL
1 Moscow, Russia $21.85 $6.65 $12.46 $7.15 $17.28 $17.70 $83.09
2 Paris, France $21.64 $6.76 $7.66 $7.10 $13.52 $12.51 $69.19
3 Stockholm, Sweden $21.22 $5.50 $5.76 $5.50 $18.07 $12.84 $68.89
4 Oslo, Norway $17.46 $8.18 $7.38 $7.93 $13.17 $13.46 $67.58
5 Zurich, Switzerland $29.19 $5.28 $4.09 $5.01 $11.08 $12.41 $67.06
6 Helsinki, Finland $17.58 $6.22 $5.41 $6.49 $11.36 $17.31 $64.37
7 Tokyo, Japan $24.46 $4.02 $4.73 $4.15 $12.74 $8.66 $58.76
8 Singapore $18.37 $3.80 $5.54 $6.34 $13.62 $11.09 $58.76
9 New York City, U.S. $21.75 $4.38 $5.65 $4.63 $8.67 $11.58 $56.66
10 Brussels, Belgium $19.89 $5.07 $3.22 $5.80 $7.98 $12.17 $54.13

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