During this year's CWS, some hotel rooms near ballpark top $500 a night with tax
As a retired athletic director and father-in-law of the Hoosiers' baseball coach, Lynn Darbyshire, who's staying at the Hilton Omaha, has experience following high-profile sporting events. He lamented the high lodging costs associated with such events, however. “What bothers me is they're making it like the NBA,” Darbyshire said on his seventh day in Omaha. “They make it hard on blue-collar Americans.”
Posted: Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 am
With more than 13,000 hotel rooms in the Omaha area, a visitor in town for this year's College World Series always has a place to wind down.
That's a 10 percent jump over the room count four years ago, when old Rosenblatt Stadium hosted its next-to-last CWS.
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Friday, June 21, 2013 12:00 am.