Do I Have to Pay City Tax?

Yes, each guest is required to pay the city tax, unless you are registered as a temporary/permanent resident of the city (e. g., student stays). City tax is a general tax charged by the municipality, to contribute to the upkeep of local infrastructure, public services, and cultural amenities that benefit both residents and visitors. The amount of city tax can vary depending on factors such as the city's policies, the type of accommodation, and the duration of your stay. These are the following city tax prices per location:

Madrid: No city tax.

Maastricht:  €5.68 per person, per night (from 2024).

Rotterdam: 6.5% of the room cost.

Groningen:  €4.00 per person, per night.

Amsterdam city: 7% of the room rate + €3.00 per person, per night.

Amsterdam West: 7% of the room rate + €3.00 per person, per night.

Barcelona: €4.45 per person, per night (maximum of 7 nights).

Berlin: 5% of the room rate, per person, per night (Exception: after 21 days or business trip)

Bologna: City tax based on room nightly rate. When the rate falls between €1 - €70 the city tax is €3. Between €71-€120 is €4. Over €121, the city tax is €5. For student stays, it is required to pay €3 for the first 5 days.

Delft: 3.80 per person, per night.

Eindhoven: €3.50 per person, per night.  

Florence: €7.00 per person, per night(for a maximum of 7 nights).

Glasgow: No city tax.

The Hague: €5.35 per person, per night.

Toulouse: €3.60 per person, per night (from 2024)

Vienna: 3,2% of the room cost, per person, per night.

Paris: €3.75 per person, per night.

San Sebastian: No city tax.