Cape Town most expensive city in Africa to rent a hotel room - Bloomberg report

Cape Town most expensive city in Africa to rent a hotel room - Bloomberg report

- The Bloomberg World Airbnb Cost Index showed Cape Town had the costliest city in Africa

- Nairobi in Kenya also made the list and was ranked 97 out of 100 World city's

- The Bloomberg report showed Cape Town's avergage room costs to be R1,700 per night

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According to the Bloomberg report, Cape Town was ranked 27 globally with a cost of R1,700 as the average cost of accommodation per night and was easily named the most expensive African city on the list.

Kenya's capital, Nairobi, was mentioned in the top 100 list of cities with the most expensive lodgings in the world and the costliest city to spend a night in the East Africa region.

The Bloomberg World Airbnb Cost Index placed Nairobi at position 97 out of the 100 world cities ranked in the 2018 survey.

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The report seen by TUKO.co.ke on Thursday, July 26, revealed the average cost of accommodation in Nairobi city was R700 per night which is a 3% drop compared to the 2017 cost index.

Nigeria's Lagos city came second in Africa and 43rd in the world, followed by another Nigerian city, Abuja.

Zimbabwe's Harare grabbed fourth place followed by Johannesburg and Nairobi at fifth and sixth positions respectively.

Globally, America's Miami and Boston were declared the most expensive cities to spend a night in. The two US cities were ranked positions one and two respectively.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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