09/03/2014 10:53 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Ready, Set... Price Hike!

© Sammy Eanes

How much do hotel rates increase in college towns during football season?

It's no secret: college football season is the bread and butter for many businesses in towns and cities across the country. How much do hotels hike their prices when fans come flocking? Hotel search analyzed average nightly hotel rates from the 2013 regular season to find out.

As seen in the table below, if hotel rates from last year are any indication, fans of many preseason Top 25 teams - as ranked by the Associated Press - will be paying a pretty penny to support their squad at home games this season.


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