Trump hotel in DC raises room rates for Biden inauguration

Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., has raised its prices for lodging ahead of President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenJan. 6 panel lays out criminal contempt case against Bannon Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by the American Petroleum Institute — Democrats address reports that clean energy program will be axed Two House Democrats to retire ahead of challenging midterms MORE's inauguration.

The hotel's website says a two-night minimum is required for guests visiting around Inauguration Day on Jan. 20. Rates are now $2,225 a night for Jan. 19 and 20, compared with closer to $400 for other days in January.

Other hotels in the area, such as the Hay-Adams hotel and The St. Regis have also raised the rates for their rooms during the inauguration as well. Prices for rooms reached $1,399 and $999 per night respectively.


The rate increases were previously reported by Politico.

The Trump Organization attempted to sell its lease on the D.C. property earlier this year but eventually put the sale on hold.

President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump goes after Cassidy after saying he wouldn't support him for president in 2024 Jan. 6 panel lays out criminal contempt case against Bannon Hillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Agencies sound alarm over ransomware targeting agriculture groups MORE has yet to concede the election to President-elect Joe Biden, repeatedly making unsubstantiated allegations that the election was "rigged" and stolen from him.

Trump has also yet to reveal whether he will attend Biden's inauguration, despite other GOP lawmakers urging him to do so.