US hotel performance increased last week from the previous week and showed improved comparisons year over year, according to STR‘s latest data.

Results for the week of May 14-20 included (percentage change from comparable week in 2022):
Occupancy: 67.5% (up 1.5%);
Average daily rate (ADR): $158.53 (up 3.6%);
Revenue per available room (RevPAR): $106.98 (up 2.1%).
The US occupancy level was the second highest for any week this year.

Among the Top 25 Markets, Washington, DC saw the highest year-over-year increases in each of the three key performance metrics: occupancy (up 9.3% to 83.2%), ADR (up 16.2% to $220.58) and RevPAR (up 27% to $183.60). The weekly occupancy level was the highest in the market since the start of the pandemic.

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Of note, New York City saw the highest occupancy level (89.5%), helped by NYU’s commencement at Yankee Stadium. The steepest RevPAR declines were seen in Miami (down 17.6% to $149) and San Francisco (down 12.2% to $161.59.

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