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Super Bowl fans will pay at least three times the normal cost for a hotel room in New Orleans

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Unlike other major urban areas, the quality of hotels in the towns surrounding New Orleans make it more difficult for the region to absorb overflow from the event.

— Jason Clampet

Out-of-town football fans who plan to attend the Super Bowl in New Orleans and are on the hunt for a hotel room better prepare themselves for sky-high dollar signs. According to a new survey from Cheaphotels.org, with just a little over two months to go until game day, hotel rates in New Orleans are skyrocketing for the Super Bowl weekend of February 1-4.

The main reason for the high price tags is that only around a dozen hotels in New Orleans and its suburbs currently have available rooms. On average, these accommodations are raising their rates by 304%, the survey found.

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