Report: San Francisco hotel charging equivalent of $21 for a cup of coffee during conference

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Monday, January 7, 2019
San Francisco hotel charging $21 for a cup of coffee
As if your morning cup of coffee wasn't expensive enough, a San Francisco hotel is reportedly charging $170 for a gallon of coffee during a healthcare conference.

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's no secret San Francisco is one of the most expensive places in the country to live, but $21 for a cup of coffee? It could put some over the edge.[br /][br /][b]RELATED: [url HREF="$500-brownie-covered-in-gold/4899392/" TARGET="" REL=""]Try this $500 brownie covered in gold[/url][/b][br /][br /]The ridiculously pricey cup of joe isn't being offered at Starbucks or an upscale coffee shop, but at a San Francisco hotel.[br /][Ads /][br /]The Hilton's [url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]Parc 55 [/url]hotel will charge $170 for a gallon of coffee during the [url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""]J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference[/url] this week, according to a catering menu obtained by [url HREF="Https://" TARGET="" REL=""]STAT[/url].[br /][br /][b]RELATED: [url HREF="[br /]" TARGET="" REL=""]4 new San Francisco cafés that will rock your world[/url][/b][br /][br /]That works out to about $21.25 for a 16-ounce cup![br /][Ads /][br /]The price is for each company that wants to supply coffee for workers or conference attendees.[br /][br /]So, luckily conference attendees won't be stuck with the cost themselves.