Biden One-Night Hotel Tab: $585,000


Vice President Joe Biden stayed one night in Paris during the first European tour of his second term racking up a hotel bill of $585,000.50, reports the Weekly Standard.

Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, spent three days traveling Germany, London and Paris in February.

They stayed at the five-star Hotel Intercontinental Paris Le Grand then spent $459,388.65 at the Hyatt Regency London the next day, also according to the Weekly Standard:

The accompanying document justifying the “sole source” contract notes that the vice president’s group required “approximately 136 hotel rooms for 893 room nights.” Based on these figures and the total contract price, each hotel room at the five star hotel cost the U.S. government about $500 per night.