Rates for rooms at President Trump’s hotel in Washington, D.C., are nearly three times as high as usual on the night of a Republican Senate retreat that will be hosted at the president’s property, according to a report published by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) on Monday.
he hotels “premier” and “deluxe” rooms, the least expensive ones offered, cost $1,345 and $1,395, respectively, for the night of Nov. 7, the group reports.
By contrast, rooms typically average around $455 a night, according to the report which cites Google searches conducted Oct. 23, 25 and 28.
The Hill found similar results during a search on the Trump Hotel website Monday with the “premier” room priced at $1,345 for the night of the GOP event.
A search for the prior Thursday night, Oct. 31, found the same room going for $445 and a search for the Thursday after the event found the room priced at $795.