TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Banff, nestled high in the Canadian Rockies, is the most expensive summer destination in Canada. A recent survey conducted by CheapHotels.org came to this finding after comparing all main travel locales within the country.
The survey specifically contrasted the lodging cost of all destinations in Canada during the month of August. Only centrally located hotels rated at least 2 stars and having a positive average client evaluation have been considered by this survey.
At an average cost of $197 per night for its cheapest available double room, Banff leads the rankings. Tofino, located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, ranks second most expensive with an average price tag of $189 nightly. It is followed by Niagara on the Lake, which rounds out the Top 3 with an average overnight rate of $174.
Two more destinations in Alberta, Canmore and Fort McMurray, made it into the Top 10. Vancouver is the most expensive major city during the summer, ranking sixth most expensive overall in Canada with an average per-night cost of $143 for the most affordable double room.
The following table shows the 10 most expensive destinations in Canada this summer. The prices shown reflect the average rate (in Canadian Dollar) for each destination's cheapest available double room for the time period spanning August 1–31, 2015.
1. Banff (AB) $197
2. Tofino (BC) $189
3. Niagara-on-the-Lake (ON) $174
4. Canmore (AB) $153
5. St. John's (NL) $146
6. Vancouver (BC) $143
7. Fort McMurray (AB) $137
8. Osoyoos (BC) $137
9. Victoria (BC) $134
10. Kelowna (BC) $134
For the full results of the survey, check http://www.cheaphotels.org/press/canada2015.html