Consent of Independent
Registered Public Accounting Firm
of Trustees and Shareholders of
consent to the incorporation by reference in the registration statements (No.
333-82666, No. 333-113058, No. 333-138038, No. 333-142073, No. 333-142075, No.
333-147113, No. 333-156661) on Form S-3 and (No. 333-122657, No.
333-151314) on Form S-8 of Hersha Hospitality Trust and subsidiaries of our
report dated March 5, 2009, except as to notes 1, 4, 10 and 12, which
are as of November 11, 2009, with respect to the consolidated balance sheets of
Hersha Hospitality Trust as of December 31, 2008 and 2007, and the related
consolidated statements of operations, equity and comprehensive
income, and cash flows for each of the years in the three-year period ended
December 31, 2008, which report appears in the accompanying Form 8-K of Hersha
Hospitality Trust. Our report dated November 11, 2009 on the
consolidated financial statements refers to an accounting change as the result
of the Company’s adoption of new accounting standards related to noncontrolling