(IDAHO FALLS) – The average cost of renting a hotel room in Idaho Falls is one of the highest in the nation. Idaho Falls has the 10th highest rate in the nation, according to a report on Hotels.com. Patrons pay an average $137 a night in Idaho Falls, a little over $50 less than what you’d pay in New York City. Area hotel managers say they’re only raising prices to match the region’s economic growth.
Robert Patten, EastIdahoNews.com columnist
Idaho State Journal staff
Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com