$30 for a sandwich? New index shows which cities’ hotels are priciest to eat in
4:58 AM EDT, Mon June 29, 2015
10. New York —
Hotels.com's Club Sandwich Index (CSI) ranks cities according to the average price you can expect to pay for the beloved stack of bread and meat, a cup of coffee, a burger meal and a glass of house red wine in their hotels. While nine international cities top New York for the most expensive full day of meals, it has the sixth-most expensive burger meal average at $24.26.
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9. Singapore —
Planning to order room service in Singapore? Prepare to spend $17.02 for a club sandwich, $23.49 for a burger meal and $13.97 for a glass of red wine.
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8. Tokyo —
The average cost of enjoying a burger meal, coffee, club sandwich and glass of red wine in a Tokyo hotel is $60.79, earning it 8th spot on Hotels.com's CSI. Coffee drinkers beware: The average price for a cup of hotel Joe is $8.50.
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7. Stockholm —
Total cost of a cup of coffee, sandwich, burger meal and glass of house red wine in your average Stockholm hotel? $61.71.
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6. Seoul —
Going by the Hotels.com index, Seoul hotels appear to serve the world's most expensive coffee, averaging $9.72 a cup. Wine isn't cheap here either, with a glass of house red averaging $13.61 a glass.
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5. London —
No big surprises in the index when it comes to London menu prices. On average, burger meals are about $25.74, a cup of coffee is $6.10, a glass of house red wine goes for $11.53 and a club sandwich will set you back $22.08.
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4. Oslo, Norway —
Though Oslo hotels came in 4th overall on Hotels.com's CSI, they serve the world's second most expensive burger meals ($31.18). Their clubhouses, on the other hand, go for $20.12 on average.
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3. Hong Kong —
If only looking at five-star hotels, Hong Kong is the world's second priciest city in which to order the house red, says Hotels.com. The average price for one glass in a five-star hotel is $19.30, topped only by Paris ($23.02). If including three- and four-star hotels, the average price for a glass of red in Hong Kong is $12.29/glass.
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2. Paris —
Headed to the city of lights? Paris hotel guests can expect to pay $29.63 for a burger meal, $5.79 for a cup of coffee, $12.81 for a glass of wine and$24.39 for a club sandwich, says Hotels.com's CSI.
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1. Geneva, Switzerland —
Based on findings from the CSI, this beautiful city is not only the priciest for a club sandwich ($30.59), but has also topped the charts as the most expensive destination to enjoy a full day hotel dining experience at $86.71.