May 2023 (year-over-year % change)
- Occupancy: 80.5% (+3.5%)
- Average daily rate (ADR): GBP204.52 (+18.9%)
- Revenue per available room (RevPAR): GBP164.54 (+23.1%)
May was the first month this year with the market’s ADR above GBP200. In addition, the occupancy level was London’s highest since November 2022.
London’s occupancy peaked on 23 and 27 May (92.5%), which was one of the three bank holiday weekends in the U.K., leading to extended vacation travel. The market also saw three consecutive days of occupancy above 90% (16-18 May), which coincided with the only full business week during the month.
The market’s daily occupancy levels remained above 60% throughout the month with only one day falling below that mark (8 May, at 57.7%).