Runway to Luxury! Top 5 Airport Hotels in the World

Considered quite despicable, staying overnight at an airport hotel is a nightmare for most business and/or leisure travellers. Well, with justified reasons like terrible service, overpriced rates and unsatisfactory breakfasts, being horrified is inevitable. Although, the last decade has seen some applauding changes in the art of layover with number of high-end properties in or nearby airport terminals. With cutting-edge design and range of opulent amenities, following are the top 5 coolest airport hotels in the world.


Crown Plaza Changi Airport, Singapore

Renowned with the title of ‘World’s Best Airport Hotel’ by International travellers in the ‘World Airport Award’ in March 2017, Crown Plaza Changi Airport has taken the lead. Located at terminal 3, this 320-room hotel is designed by the multi-award winner firm, WOHO Designs. Reflecting a complete Singaporean environment, the hotel is a perfect blend of tropical, Asian and multicultural ambiance.

Fairmont Vancouver Airport, Canada

Situated within Vancouver’s International Airport, Fairmont is the only soundproofed, luxury hotel that calls out comfort and opulence aloud. It is located above US departures terminal and can be easily reached with a two-minute stroll from the luggage carousels. The hotel showcases some magnificent floor-to-ceiling views along with various dining choices and an indoor pool with spa.

Dubai International Hotel, UAE

Beautifully designed, this hotel runs throughout the Concourses A, B and C of Dubai International Airport. This high-end property comprises of 381 Deluxe Rooms, 27 Superior Deluxe Rooms, 61 Executive Rooms, 56 Junior Suites and 5 Royal Suites. The hotel has facilities like swimming pool and jacuzzi along with a fitness centre and steam room.

Sofitel London Heathrow, UK

A perfect blend of luxurious comfort and cutting-edge architecture, the Sofitel London Heathrow is an award winning hotel that is located within the airport. This hotel can be reached via a walkway from Heathrow Terminal 5 and for other terminals, travellers can use inter-terminal transfers. The hotel also connects to Central London via a 21-minute express train.

Grand Hyatt Dallas Fort Worth Airport, USA

Offering a contemporary oasis, the Grand Hyatt DFW has perfectly coalesced into Dallas Fort Worth Airport’s International Terminal D. Endowing the guests with a grand welcome, the hotel has warm design elements with chic and luxurious lighting. Travellers find their peace in its soundproofed luxury lodging along with deluxe granite baths and soaking tubs.

With these extra-luxurious properties at different airports across the world, layovers will not be a nudnik anymore.