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Report Finds Hamptons Most Expensive Destination in New York State

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | July 06, 2016

Report Finds Hamptons Most Expensive Destination in New York State

PHOTO: East Hampton is the most expensive destination in New York. (Photo via Flickr) 

In a report that will come as a shock to no one, the Hamptons are the most expensive destinations in the state of New York reveals a survey conducted by 

The recent report showed that the most expensive city in the state is East Hampton with room rates that hover around $324 per night for the most affordable accommodation, making New York City look cheap by comparison. 

In fact, the Hamptons take up the top three spots in the survey. Number three is East Hampton’s sister city of Southampton and the second spot is occupied by Shelter Island, located in between Southampton and East Hampton. The average room rate in Shelter Island is $308 and the average room rate in Southampton is a bargain $289.

New York City barely made the top 10 on the list of most expensive destinations. The Big Apple was number nine, with an average room rate of $154. 

Here are the top 10 on the list: 
1. East Hampton $324 
2. Shelter Island $308 
3. Southampton $289 
4. Saratoga Springs $268 
5. Southold $207 
6. Geneva $189 
7. Niagara Falls $179 
8. Lake George $156 
9. New York City $154 
10.Downtown Brooklyn $148 

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