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1: Capri is the most expensive city in the world to rent a hotel room with average room prices of $279 per night - a 12% rise over last year - according to a new index from hotel booking website Hotels.com. REUTERS/Stringer

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2: Abu Dhabi is the second most expensive with average rates of $273 per night - down 9% since last year. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

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3: Geneva is third with average rates of $243 per night - a 28% drop since last year. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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4: Moscow is fourth with average room rates at $218 per night - down 52% since last year. REUTERS/Oksana Yushko

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5: Venice is the fifth most expensive with average rates at $218 per night - down 20% since last year. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

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6: Cannes is sixth with average rates of $208 per night - down 20% since last year. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

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7: New York City is seventh with average room rates of $196 per night - down 30% since last year. REUTERS/Jamie Fine

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8: Dubrovnik is eighth with average room rates of $193 per night - down 20% since last year. REUTERS/Nikola Solic

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9: Dubai is ninth with average room rates of $192 per night - down 26% since last year. REUTERS/Jumana El Heloueh

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10: And Paris is the tenth most expensive city with average room rates at $187 per night - down 18% since last year. REUTERS/Mal Langsdon