Over the years, the airport hotel has evolved into a more than satisfactory overnight accommodation for every traveller. And even a final destination.
Delays are never fun. At the same time, however, the following five airport hotels promise a wonderful stay:
Hotel: Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Where: Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore
Why: Features five different gardens, including a cactus garden and a sunflower garden. Voted world’s best airport hotel in the World Airport Awards 2015.
Hotel: Hilton Munich Airport
Where: Munich Airport, Germany
Why: The luxury spa with sauna and steam bath. Plenty of conference space: 23,000 m2. This hotel was voted best European airport hotel in the World Airport Awards 2015.
Hotel: Pullman Guangzhou Baiyun Airport
Where: Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (Canton), China
Why: Has a bona fide yoga studio.
Hotel: Sofitel London Heathrow
Where: London Heathrow Airport, Great Britain
Why: It is the only hotel at an airport that offers direct access to the busiest terminal. Very comfortable and with 605 rooms, there is always space. Includes a hair salon.
Hotel: Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain
Where: Bahrain International Airport, Bahrain
Why: Lovely outdoor swimming pool and situated next to a breathtakingly beautiful lake.
And as of late 2015: the new Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol