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Auckland hotels most costly for everyday items: survey

Buying extra items from an Auckland hotel costs more than buying the same items at other hotels around the country. File photo / NZ Herald
Buying extra items from an Auckland hotel costs more than buying the same items at other hotels around the country. File photo / NZ Herald

Auckland's hotels are the most expensive from which to buy extra items compared with hotels in New Zealand's other main centres - and by some distance, a survey has found.

Expedia.co.nz compared 10 "typical everyday holiday items" purchased in hotels in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington.

In total the 10 items in Auckland cost $129.25, in Christchurch $99.20 and in Wellington $93.35.

The 10 items included a cup of coffee - Auckland had the most expensive; 30 minutes on the internet - Christchurch was the most expensive; and a bottle of water - Auckland had the most expensive.

The prices were calculated using an average from three, four and five star hotels and were correct as at June 9, Expedia said.

- NZPA

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