Outrigger Hotels and Resorts

Published on Thursday, September 10, 2015

Cardiff hotels charge over a grand a night during Rugby World Cup



 


Hotels are attempting to cash in on this year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales by hiking prices by an average of 184%, according to a new survey.


It found the biggest increases were in Cardiff, where a room that cost just £85 this time last year has risen to a whopping £1081 on the night of the quarter final at the Millennium Stadium on October 17.


However, accommodation search site Trivago claimed prices had increased for each match in each host city.


It found rooms on match nights cost an average of £261, compared to just £92 during 2014.


2015 Rugby World Cup: Hotel Prices & Availability

Date



Match


Host City

Average Price

Average Price 2014*

Percentage Difference

Hotel Availability



18 Sep


England vs Fiji


London

£215

£165

30%

33%



19 Sep


Tonga vs Georgia


Gloucester

£150

£73

105%

19%



19 Sep


Ireland vs Canada


Cardiff

£521

£85

512%

2%



19 Sep


Russia vs Japan


Brighton

£376

£107

251%

56%



19 Sep


France vs Italy


London

£243

£165

47%

25%



20 Sep


Samoa vs USA


Brighton

£129

£107

20%

50%



20 Sep


Wales vs Uruguay


Cardiff

£237

£85

178%

28%



20 Sep


New Zealand vs Argentina


London

£186

£165

13%

40%



23 Sep


Scotland vs Japan


Gloucester

£122

£73

66%

25%



23 Sep


Australia vs Fiji


Cardiff

£324

£85

280%

4%



23 Sep


France vs Romania


London

£214

£165

30%

37%



24 Sep


New Zealand vs Namibia


London

£207

£165

26%

37%



25 Sep


Argentina vs Georgia


Gloucester

£136

£73

85%

33%



26 Sep


Italy vs Canada


Leeds

£169

£87

95%

22%



26 Sep


South Africa vs Samoa


Birmingham

£144

£78

84%

16%



26 Sep


England vs Wales


London

£239

£165

45%

28%



27 Sep


Australia vs Uruguay


Birmingham

£98

£78

26%

57%



27 Sep


Scotland vs USA


Leeds

£100

£87

15%

62%



27 Sep


Ireland vs Romania


London

£180

£165

9%

41%



29 Sep


Tonga vs Namibia


Exeter

£114

£81

40%

35%



1 Oct


Wales vs Fiji


Cardiff

£428

£85

402%

5%



1 Oct


France vs Canada


Milton Keynes

£171

£74

131%

16%



2 Oct


New Zealand vs Georgia


Cardiff

£508

£85

496%

5%



3 Oct


Samoa vs Japan


Milton Keynes

£161

£74

117%

23%



3 Oct


South Africa vs Scotland


Newcastle

£289

£82

252%

0%



3 Oct


England vs Australia


London

£332

£165

101%

29%



4 Oct


Argentina vs Tonga


Leicester

£110

£65

70%

42%



4 Oct


Ireland vs Italy


London

£181

£165

10%

40%



6 Oct


Canada vs Romania


Leicester

£126

£65

95%

35%



6 Oct


Fiji vs Uruguay


Milton Keynes

£185

£74

150%

19%



7 Oct


South Africa vs USA


London

£210

£165

27%

39%



7 Oct


Namibia vs Georgia


Exeter

£113

£81

39%

40%



9 Oct


New Zealand vs Tonga


Newcastle

£296

£82

261%

1%



10 Oct


Samoa vs Scotland


Newcastle

£254

£82

210%

10%



10 Oct


Australia vs Wales


London

£248

£165

50%

32%



10 Oct


England vs Uruguay


Manchester

£254

£111

128%

13%



11 Oct


Argentina vs Namibia


Leicester

£105

£65

62%

47%



11 Oct


Italy vs Romania


Exeter

£113

£81

39%

42%



11 Oct


France vs Ireland


Cardiff

£927

£85

988%

1%



11 Oct


USA va Japan


Gloucester

£139

£73

90%

25%



17 Oct


Quarter Final


London

£301

£165

83%

33%



17 Oct


Quarter Final


Cardiff

£1018

£85

1095%

2%



18 Oct


Quarter Final


Cardiff

£630

£85

640%

10%



18 Oct


Quarter Final


London

£179

£165

9%

41%



24 Oct


Semi Final


London

£323

£165

96%

32%



25 Oct


Semi Final


London

£184

£165

12%

40%



30 Oct


Bronze Final


London

£296

£165

80%

37%



31 Oct


Final


London

£334

£165

103%

33%

Average:

£261

£92

184%

28%



 


 


*Average price per night from September 18 - October 31

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