Soaring hotel prices coincide with peak Vt. tourism season

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Tourism has bounced back from the pandemic but the infrastructure to support the visitor industry has not. Many visitors say it’s nearly impossible to find hotels in the Burlington area that don’t break the bank.

“There were no other hotels near the area to book,” said Eliza Varadi, a visitor from South Carolina who is here for a work conference. But when her Burlington hotel had an A/C problem, they relocated her to Shelburne. “They moved us to a different hotel way far from the conference, so we actually had to Uber every day to the