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

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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.

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.

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The ridiculously pricey cup of joe isn't being offered at Starbucks or an upscale coffee shop, but at a San Francisco hotel.

The Hilton's Parc 55 hotel will charge $170 for a gallon of coffee during the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this week, according to a catering menu obtained by STAT.

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That works out to about $21.25 for a 16-ounce cup!

The price is for each company that wants to supply coffee for workers or conference attendees.

So, luckily conference attendees won't be stuck with the cost themselves.
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