The cost-conscious traveller should look at the money they waste on hours they spend asleep in their hotel room according to low cost hotel chain easyHotel.
In a review of the costs involved, the budget hotel chain has found that sleeping guests in posh hotels can be paying up to £38 per minute while they’re asleep, whereas an easyHotel guest pays as little as 3p per minute for a stay on a mattress that easyHotels claims is as comfortable as those found in some five star hotels.
“The fact is that if you have a decent bed and the hotel is secure, there is no advantage to paying for a luxury room while you’re asleep,” said Jorge Rodriguez from easyHotel. “When a guest is asleep in a reputable, secure hotel, there is no material difference to the quality of the experience.”
A recent study found that the average hotel guest spends just three hours and 22 minutes awake in their room. The remainder of the time is spent asleep, with no discernible benefit from the premium cost of accommodation.
Looking at a range of hotel charges, easyHotel, found the following…