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Which US Destinations Will Have the Priciest Hotel Rooms This Presidents Day?

Hotel & Resort | Patrick Clarke | February 09, 2016

Which US Destinations Will Have the Priciest Hotel Rooms This Presidents Day?

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Travelers hoping to impress their significant other this Valentine's Day and Presidents Day weekend should consider planning a couple's retreat to one of Colorado's popular ski resort towns.

After all, the Centennial State boasts five of the nation's 20 most expensive destinations for hotel rooms ahead of Presidents Day weekend 2016, according to recent survey results from The budget-conscious hotel room provider reviewed room rates from around the country for the upcoming period spanning Friday, Feb. 12 through Monday, Feb. 15.

Beloved Colorado ski resort destinations Aspen, Vail and Breckenridge each made the top five, with the most affordable double room at a minimum two-star hotel in those places costing travelers several hundred dollars per night.

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Aspen ran away from the rest of the pack with a minimum nightly rate of $533.

But it's not just the snowy and cozy destinations that'll break the bank this holiday weekend. Warm and sunny Hawaii and Florida boast four and three destinations in the top 10, respectively. With most of the nation battling snow and undesirable weather conditions, it's no wonder many travelers are dreaming of the beach this winter.

California and Utah are the only other two states represented in's survey. 

Based on the survey results and the overwhelming presence of ski resort and beach destinations, it seems hoteliers in popular mountainous and warm weather regions are set to benefit most this Presidents Day weekend as those hefty rates reflect the tremendous demand for a hotel room in those settings this time of year.

Without further ado, here's how the top 20 destinations and their minimum nightly rate breakdown:

1. Aspen, Colorado — $533

2. Poipu, Hawaii — $512

3. Lahaina, Hawaii — $463

4. Vail, Colorado — $419

T5. Breckenridge, Colorado — $412

T5. Wailea, Hawaii — $412

7. Princeville, Hawaii — $389

8. Downtown Miami, Florida — $380

9. Key West, Florida — $329

10. Islamorada, Florida — $319

11. Sanibel Island, Florida — $303

T12. Park City, Utah — $289

T12. Avon/Beaver Creek, Colorado — $289

14. Santa Monica, California — $279

15. Sarasota, Florida — $260

16. Fort Myers Beach, Florida — $259

17. Key Largo, Florida — $245

18. Napa, California — $244

19. Beverly Hills, California — $230

20. Steamboat Springs, Colorado — $223

In conducting its survey, took into consideration every U.S. destination with at least 20 hotels. Within those qualifying destinations, only well-located — meaning close to the city, beach or ski slopes — two- or more-star hotels were considered.

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Keep in mind the survey reflects rates from late January, meaning the aforementioned rates are likely to climb as Presidents Day draws closer.

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