A report in digital business publication FitSmallBusiness.com shows that, across 15 major cities, in some parts of the US you may be better off booking a traditional hotel than Airbnb.

In New York there is no shortage of choice but higher housing costs have led to small rooms and super-high rental costs, with the same situation affecting price in San Francisco.

It is only in cities such as Anaheim where lower housing costs lead to cheaper Airbnbs than hotels.

Best for hotels over Airbnb were headed by New York City, Atlanta and Los Angeles, whereas Airbnb topped the list in Anaheim, Chicago and Philadelphia.

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