A guest walks through the lobby at the Westin Charlotte on Oct. 20, 2015. Mecklenburg’s average daily hotel rate this year is expected to be $104 – the first time it has crossed $100 a night. It was $91 in 2008 before the recession, and then tumbled to $82.
A guest walks through the lobby at the Westin Charlotte on Oct. 20, 2015. Mecklenburg’s average daily hotel rate this year is expected to be $104 – the first time it has crossed $100 a night. It was $91 in 2008 before the recession, and then tumbled to $82. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com
A guest walks through the lobby at the Westin Charlotte on Oct. 20, 2015. Mecklenburg’s average daily hotel rate this year is expected to be $104 – the first time it has crossed $100 a night. It was $91 in 2008 before the recession, and then tumbled to $82. Robert Lahser rlahser@charlotteobserver.com

Conventions are down, but Charlotte hotels are booming

October 21, 2015 01:00 AM