The 10 most spectacular airport hotels in the world
An airport hotel is often considered a necessary evil for those traveling for business and / or leisure purposes. In general, these hotels are associated with noise, terrible services, inappropriate breakfast and far too high rates.
However, in the last two decades, dozens of state-of-the-art hotels have been built nearby or even in airport terminals, changing people's perceptions of these hotels. They have a modern design and a new range of luxury facilities.
We present a selection of the best 10 airport hotels in the world.
INTERCONTINENTAL JOHANNESBURG ORTAMBO AIRPORT (South Africa)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 1.422 lei
The only luxury hotel in Africa built at the airport, InterContinental Johannesburg OR Tambo is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests. You will find many free services, such as WiFi, gym, swimming pool and business center.
The well-appointed rooms are tastefully decorated with subtle African influences. Spacious showers, comfortable king beds, opaque curtains and soundproofing ensure a relaxing night. The dining area, Quills Bar & Restaurant, is one of Johannesburg’s top restaurants, ranging from game dishes to seafood and vegetarian dishes.
HILTON MUNCHEN AIRPORT (Germany)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 930 lei
The noise and noise of Munich Airport are quickly forgotten at the entrance to the Hilton Munich Airport Hotel - formerly known as the Kempinski Hotel Airport Munich. Conveniently located between Terminal 1 and Munich Airport Terminal 2, the property offers easy access to Munich Airport, the city center and Munich's attractions via convenient shuttle buses.
The 389-room five-star hotel has a spectacular glass-decorated atrium with a reception area for 1000 people. The elegant rooms or apartments have soundproofed windows overlooking the courtyard or atrium. There is also a heated indoor pool, a spa and a XNUMX-hour fitness center.
THE WESTIN DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (USA)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 2.154 lei
Being the only hotel connected to Denver International Airport's Jeppesen Terminal, the award-winning Westin Denver International Airport design revolutionizes the way travelers view airport hotels. With easy access to downtown Denver, Stapleton, but also to the popular ski areas of the Rocky Mountains, the hotel has facilities that satisfy all visitors.
Each of the hotel’s 484 rooms and 35 suites offers an oasis of peace after a long day of travel, with windows that allow you to admire unique panoramas of the nearby airport or mountains. Guests can relax in the hotel’s fitness room, swim in the heated indoor pool or enjoy classic dishes at the Grill & Vine.
REGAL AIRPORT HOTEL (Hong Kong)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 698 lei
Regal Airport Hotel is the only hotel directly connected to the Hong Kong International Airport Arrivals Terminal via an air-conditioned bridge. The hotel offers comfortable accommodation with 1.171 rooms, as well as state-of-the-art facilities for conferences and business meetings, including Hong Kong’s largest ballroom with a giant, high-definition, built-in LED wall.
In addition, the hotel offers a variety of authentic cuisines at its 6 restaurants and bars and has a full range of leisure facilities, including a luxurious spa, an outdoor pool and a heated indoor pool.
W ABU DHABI (Yas Island, United Arab Emirates)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 576 lei
Located next to Abu Dhabi International Airport, W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island offers a unique getaway to the island. Located half on land and half on water, the property overlooks Yas Marina and the Yas Marina Circuit (host of the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix).
The inspiring and bold architecture has personalized reception desks for customers and visitors in the form of water drops and furniture in liquid gold tones. The 499 vibrant rooms and apartments, with floor-to-ceiling windows, offer a sensational view of the racetrack and the marina. Guests of the W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island can dine at one of the seven restaurants and bars and relax at the hotel’s superb spa.
SOFITEL LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT HOTEL (UK)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 724 lei
With direct access to Terminal 5, the Sofitel London Heathrow Airport hotel is ideally located for guests wishing to have a relaxing journey. Guests will enjoy a full VIP service, many facilities, including a champagne bar, spa and state-of-the-art fitness center and can choose from 605 modern rooms.
The hotel also has panoramic views of the airport, as well as secure parking during your stay, making your holiday as quiet as possible. There are two restaurants - La Belle Époque and Tea 5 - the first specializing in French cuisine, while Tea 5 serves a fantastic British breakfast.
CORDIS BEIJING CAPITAL AIRPORT (China)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 573 lei
In the vicinity of Terminal 3 designed by Sir Norman Foster is Cordis Beijing Capital Airport which is a mixture full of charm, fashion, art and luxury. The 372 spacious rooms, which include several spacious apartments and an ultra-luxurious penthouse, are equipped with oversized bathrooms and state-of-the-art gadgets.
Dining options include an extensive selection at Cordis Market Restaurant, a restaurant that is part of Ming Court’s Michelin-starred restaurant chain. Tune Bar is also available for guests, where you can have a light snack, an after-dinner drink or a cold cocktail. The property opened - initially - as the Langham Hotel, before being transformed into the Cordis Capital Hotel.
CROWNE PLAZA CHANGI AIRPORT (Singapore)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 875 lei
Designed by the award-winning Singapore architecture firm WOHA Designs, Crowne Plaza Changi Airport has 563 rooms and is located at Terminal 3 of the airport, reflecting a unique environment in Singapore, a combination of tropical, Asian, multicultural environment. and comfortable, but also efficient, elegant and high-tech.
The hotel has open corridors, courtyards and extensive rainforest-style gardens, creating a peaceful tropical ambience. The unique architectural style allows even natural light to reach the guests' bathrooms. The hotel is located next to the Jewel restaurant, where guests can marvel at the spectacular Rain Vortex, the highest indoor waterfall in the world.
FAIRMONT VANCOUVER AIRPORT (Canada)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 1.151 lei
Fairmont Vancouver Airport is the only luxury, soundproofed spa hotel conveniently located inside Vancouver International Airport. Within walking distance of the gates of the airlines, the 4-diamond AAA / CAA property offers 386 beautifully appointed rooms and suites with soundproofed floor-to-ceiling windows and unobstructed views of the runways, ocean and North Shore Mountains.
The restaurant and lounge are open daily and offer local coastal cuisine against the backdrop of mountain and piste views. With services designed to complement any trip, the hotel also offers living rooms so that visitors can rest between flights, only during the day.
TWA HOTEL AT JFK AIRPORT (New York, USA)
Price / night (booking.com) -> 875 lei
Opened in May 2019, the TWA Hotel - the only hotel located inside JFK Airport - pays homage to the 1962s - also known as the "golden age of aviation and travel". In the heart of the unique hotel is the XNUMX TWA Eero Saarinen Flight Center, which houses the lobby, restaurants, bars and retail outlets.
Two hotel wings, designed to reflect the TWA Flight Center landmark, stand behind the historic building and contain 512 rooms overlooking the JFK runways and the TWA Flight Center. The hotel also has an amazing rooftop pool, which remains open 365 days a year due to its ability to reach 100 ° F (38 ° C) and turn into a jacuzzi pool.
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That being said, we wish you a holiday full of adventure and relaxation :)!