It’ll cost ya: Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel charging $2K for rooms during inauguration

It’ll cost ya: Donald Trump’s D.C. hotel charging $2K for rooms during inauguration
Trump International Hotel (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – Five times the price of a typical night in January, and why the hell not?]

President Donald Trump‘s Washington, D.C. hotel has hiked up its prices for the nights surrounding President-elect Joe Biden‘s inauguration.

The Trump International Hotel is priced at more than $2,000 on January 20 — inauguration day — as well as on the 19th. It’s more than $1,000 for a guest to stay there on January 18 and 21.

For most nights in January guests can book a room for around $400.

Politico first reported on the increased price points, reporting that the hotel is demanding that guests book a minimum two-night stay.

It’s not unusual for D.C. hotels to jack up their prices for presidential inaugurations, in fact, a lot of hotels advertise specials.

A receptionist at the Pennsylvania Avenue N.W. property told Politico that the hotel wasn’t offering inauguration specials, nor were there any events planned.

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