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STR Reports London Hotel Occupancy Fell in December Amid Latest COVID Concerns

January 11, 2022

Amid increased COVID-19 cases, London’s hotel industry reported lower occupancy but higher room rates, according to preliminary December 2021 data from STR.

  • Occupancy: 53.4%
  • Average daily rate (ADR): GBP153.63
  • Revenue per available room (RevPAR): GBP82.08
  • The occupancy level was the lowest in the market since July 2021. A month earlier in November, London’s 66.3% occupancy level was the highest in the market since February 2020 (76.1%). The December
  • ADR level, however, was the market’s highest since December 2019.

When looking at daily data, London’s hotel occupancy came in at 53.2% on 31 December 2021. That was up from the same day in 2020 (17.7%) but substantially lower than 2019 (91.7%).

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