Staycationers hit by rocketing hotel prices in Ireland compared to European cities

The cheapest options of hotel stays in Ireland this summer are notably more expensive than equal-rated hotels in some of Europe’s tourism hotspots. Stock image

Aoife Breslin

Staycationers are being asked to fork out as much as €1,500 for a 4-star hotel for two people on a two-night break, as hotel accommodation prices sky-rocket during the summer months.