The figures, which are released quarterly, showed that all major cities across the UK have seen a drop in average room rates for this period. Cardiff experienced the largest fall by 20% (£95), with Edinburgh dipping by 17% (£124) and Bristol prices dropping by 16% (£103). Dropping by 15% in Q3 2016, Liverpool offered the cheapest average room rate in the UK at £84 per night. Meanwhile, London retained its reputation as the most expensive place to stay in the UK with an average night’s stay at £153, but even the capital was hit by a rate drop of 14% in Q3 2016 compared to Q3 2015. Talking about the findings, Andy Besent, MD of HRS (UK and Ireland), commented: “HRS data has revealed that hotel room rates appear to be falling in the UK; indeed our data shows that rates have dropped in the last two quarters across major cities in the UK compared with the same period in 2015. Get the full story at Travel Daily UK