Oslo is now the most expensive place to stay in Europe according to hotel company HRS, who have been crunching the numbers.

Figures for the second quarter of this year show that the average hotel room rate for the Norwegian capital has increased 70%. Stockholm has gone up by 15% and Helsinki hotels have seen a 14% rise.

It’s thought that Scandinavia is seen to be safer following recent terrorist events elsewhere in Europe.

Istanbul in Turkey has suffered the most and room rates are down 20%. An average night now costs £65 in the city.

London has the UK’s most expensive hotel rooms at an average rate of £114 a night. That’s followed by Manchester where an average room rate is £100 and Bristol comes third at £98.

Dublin is now more expensive than London on average, with a room rate of £163.

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