### HOW MUCH HOTELS WILL COST: an explanation with state of the art graphics

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**thepoweroflint**on 2006.03.28 at 21:04

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OK- So, the question immediatly on everyone;s lips when we mention Otakon is invariably "How much will this sucker cost me?" Understandable. However, there

We divide the hotel room/rooms (More on that later) by how many people are in them. easy and sensible enough. therefore, the $141/night room, which, for four nights costs $564, will be $141/each if 4 people stay in it. Therefore, Each person in the four person room pays 1/4th of the total cost ($564), which is $141.

If we have 5 people, this changes to

And so on.

2 rooms cost $1128. (yes, this seems expensive. You will

If we had 8 people divided between 2 rooms, it would be effectively the same as having 4 in one room, which means everyone pays $141-

When we have an odd number of people (say, 9) we will split everything evenly, so that noone pays more or less than anyone else, just beacaue their room happens to have more or less people in it.

I hope this clears up any questions anyone has. Comment on this if you're still in the dark about anything!

**is no straightforward answer to that question**.We divide the hotel room/rooms (More on that later) by how many people are in them. easy and sensible enough. therefore, the $141/night room, which, for four nights costs $564, will be $141/each if 4 people stay in it. Therefore, Each person in the four person room pays 1/4th of the total cost ($564), which is $141.

If we have 5 people, this changes to

And so on.

**NOW, if we have More than**this is both for comfort and cost effectiveness.__9 people__, we WILL KEEP THE SECOND ROOM2 rooms cost $1128. (yes, this seems expensive. You will

**not**be paying over $130 for your hotel room. If we stick with one room, we'll have ~6 people in it (9 tops), which will lower the cost significantly.If we had 8 people divided between 2 rooms, it would be effectively the same as having 4 in one room, which means everyone pays $141-

When we have an odd number of people (say, 9) we will split everything evenly, so that noone pays more or less than anyone else, just beacaue their room happens to have more or less people in it.

I hope this clears up any questions anyone has. Comment on this if you're still in the dark about anything!

**Edit: There will probably be tax on the rooms. Seeing as we didn't calculate for this last year, and the price didn't deviate noticably then, I don't think it will be a big exspensive hairy deal.**