Hotel Statistics

Last Updated on: January 6th, 2024

Hotel StatisticsHere is a collection of some of the most interesting hotel statistics and facts I have stumbled across in my internet travels. These posts cover both the industry and individual hotel companies.

Hotel Fun Facts

  1. The oldest hotel in operation is the Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan in Japan, which has been running since 705 AD.
  2. The largest hotel in the world is the First World Hotel in Malaysia, with over 7,000 rooms.
  3. The most expensive hotel room in the world is the Royal Penthouse Suite at the Hotel President Wilson in Geneva, Switzerland, which costs around $80,000 per night.
  4. The world’s first hotel with electricity was the Tremont House in Boston, Massachusetts, which installed electric lighting in 1879.
  5. The highest hotel in the world is the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, located on the 102nd floor of the International Commerce Centre.
  6. The oldest hotel chain in the world is the French chain AccorHotels, which was founded in 1967.
  7. The smallest hotel in the world is the Eh’häusl Hotel in Amberg, Germany, which has only one room and dates back to the 18th century.
  8. The first hotel to offer room service was the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City, in the late 1800s.
  9. The world’s first underwater hotel was the Jules’ Undersea Lodge, which opened in Florida in 1986.
  10. The world’s largest hotel lobby is at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, which spans over 171,000 square feet.

Specific Hotel Company Statistics Pages

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