Barcelona, the Balearic Islands, Rome and Berlin are the destinations with the highest tourist rates in the European Union (EU). Staying for a week in a 5 star hotel in Baleares costs 28 euros for the tourist tax and one for 3 stars, 14 euros. In Rome, they pay up to 7 euros per night in five-star hotels, while in cities like Berlin they charge 5% of the total amount per accommodation.
This is shown by a study by Liligo, which states that Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera have rates ranging from 4 euros per person and night in 5-star hotels, 3 euros for 4 stars, 2 euros for of 2 stars and 3 stars and 1 euro for hostels, pensions, inns or other tourist infrastructures such as campsites, hostels or shelters. As for the tourist rental apartments, in the Balearic Islands 4 euros are charged for the houses with four keys superior, 3 euros for those with three keys superior and 2 euros for those with two and three keys.
The tourist rates of Barcelona and the Balearic Islands, among the highest in the EU
The Balearic Islands and Catalonia are the only communities with a tourist rate in Spain. In the case of Catalonia, it has a different rate for Barcelona and another for the rest of the autonomous community. The Catalan capital charges 2.25 euros for 5-star hotels, 1.10 euros for 4-star hotels and 2 euros for 3-star hotels or less. The tourist apartments pay a single fee per person per night of 2.25 euros.
The rest of Catalonia has similar rates, 2.25 euros for 5-star establishments, 0.90 cents for 4-star hotels and 4 superior hotels, and 0.45 cents for other tourist accommodation and facilities. Outside of Barcelona, the tourist apartments have a rate of 0.90 cents per person per night.
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Each German state has its own tourist tax. Berlin and Cologne are taxed 5% of the total housing bill. In Hamburg, they have different rates ranging from 0.50 cents to 4 euros, according to the type of accommodation. While in Munich they do not have tourist tax.
In the Netherlands, they use the same criteria as in Berlin. Both in Amsterdam and in cities like Utrecht, they are also governed by a single fee of 5% of the total accommodation bill. In Eindhoven this rate is 3.5% and in Rotterdam it is 4.5%.
Italy has similar tourist rates ranging from 3 to 7 euros as is the case in Rome, or 3 to 5 euros as Naples, Venice or Florence. The exception is Milan, which has a rate that fluctuates between 2 and 5 euros but with a 50% reduction in the amount during the summer lik say barcelona apartments for rent