The top 5 layover airports and their best hotels
London Heathrow AirportIbis *** Distance from the airport: 1.2 miles Services top 3: pets allowed, currency exchange, luggage storage Our comments: The Ibis has a restaurant with food from all around the world! The soundproof rooms allow for a good night’s rest even tough the hotel is located very close to the airport. Leonardo **** Distance from the airport: 1.6 miles Services top 3: currency exchange, cash machine, packed lunches Our comments: Hotel Leonardo is kids friendly, they provided kid meals and a kid-friendly buffet. Is your connecting flight from a different London airport? Then a taxi service is offered.
Amsterdam Airport SchipholPark Inn *** Distance from the airport: 2.3 miles Services top 3: luggage storage, mini market, free airport shuttle Our comments: Are you eating lactose free? Gluten free? Egg free? With special diet menus on request, the Park Inn is a great choice for you. A healthy one as well, as the fitness centre and running routes around the hotel will give you the opportunity to stay in shape. Mercure **** Distance from the airport: 2.6 miles Services top 3: currency exchange, luggage storage, free airport shuttle Our comments: This hotel is not too far away from the city centre of Amsterdam. You can rent a bike and take a packed lunch with you while you explore the city during your layover.
Paris Charles De Gaulle AirportPremière Classe ** Distance from the airport: 2.1 miles Services top 3: family rooms, budget hotel, luggage storage Our comments: The Première Classe hotels offer you all the essentials for a good stay during your layover. If you have young children you can book a family room with bunkbeds, so you’ll always be able to keep an eye on them. Campanile *** Distance from the airport: 1.9 miles Services top 3: pets allowed, packed lunches, family rooms Our comments: If you are on an early morning flight, you don’t have to worry about sleeping through your alarm. The campanile offers a wake-up service to make ensure you won’t be late for your flight.
Frankfurt AirportMeininger *** Distance from the airport: 0.2 miles Services top 3: pets allowed, luggage storage, family rooms Our comments: The Meininger’s front desk, which is open 24 hours a day, provides live flight information and tickets services. Unfortunately the hotel doesn’t offer a shuttle service from terminal 1. Global *** Distance from the airport: 1.8 miles Services top 3: extra long beds, wake-up service, budget hotel Our comments: Since you are saving so much money by taking an indirect flight to your destination, you might as well spend some in this nearby casino. Other activities include a fitness room and forest trails close to the hotel.
Madrid-Barajas AirportDon Luis *** Distance from the airport: 1.8 miles Services top 3: wake-up service, budget hotel, minibar Our comments: Don Luis is very accessible by public transport. While the front office is open 24 hours a day, you have to check out before 12:00. That might not be a good time if you have an evening flight. Petit Palace **** Distance from the airport: 2.1 miles Services top 3: pets allowed, free airport shuffle, outdoor pool Our comments: The Petit Palace hotel provide coffee and pastries throughout the day, free of charge. It’s a nice break from the expensive airport snacks. And to the football fans: Real Madrid’s training grounds are a short ways away.
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