Hotels in Boston are already stretched to capacity in October, with convention-goers, leaf peepers, and Head of the Charles fans out in full force. Add the World Series, and you have a sold-out market, extending to the suburbs and beyond. This has sent room rates soaring, with prices as high as $1,000 a night on Expedia and travelers scrambling to find a place to stay.
“You piece this all together, it is perfectly designed to sell out not only the city but spread at least within a 50- to 60-mile radius,” said Paul Sacco, president of the Massachusetts Lodging Association.
The Revere Hotel in the Back Bay had two cancellations earlier this week for the opening games. Those rooms sold for $800 a night. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.