The average price of a hotel room in the most popular Irish and UK cities rose by at least 9pc in 2014, according to a survey by hotel room provider HRS which has 250,000 hotels in 190 countries onboard its platform.
In Dublin, the average price was €103 a night, up 12pc on 2013. In the UK, hotels in Leeds recorded the highest price rise, with an average increase of 21.6pc. London's hotels increased by 16.1pc.
The analysis shows the most expensive room rates worldwide were found in New York (€206), Washington (€170) and Rio de Janeiro (€168).