STR: U.S. hotel results for week ending Oct. 1

As expected with the Rosh Hashanah holiday, U.S. hotel performance dropped from the previous week and showed mixed comparisons with 2019, according to STR‘s latest data through Oct. 1.

Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 (percentage change from comparable week in 2019):

Occupancy: 66.4% (-2.4%)
ADR: $149.71 (+15.7%)
RevPAR: $99.36 (+12.9%)

In addition to the Rosh Hashanah impact on business travel and groups in the major markets, there were demand shifts in the southeast region due to Hurricane Ian.

Among the top 25 markets, Phoenix reported the highest occupancy increase over 2019 (+7.5% to 69.7%).

San Diego reported the largest ADR gain over 2019 (+29.8% to $203.71).

San Francisco was the only market to post an ADR drop (-2.8% to $234.73).

The steepest RevPAR declines were in San Francisco (-14.1% to $176.63) and Minneapolis (-10.0% to $79.76).