Heathrow Airport Accommodations

Heathrow Airport in London is a large, noisy maze-like place which can be a bit of a challenge to find your way around in, especially for the first-time Heathrow traveler. And getting to Heathrow in time to negotiate getting on your plane for an early flight can really be troublesome. That’s why many travelers opt to stay in one of hotels Heathrow Airport has in the vicinity. There are many choices for accommodation near Heathrow and several choices in or very near the facility.

Budget travelers can take advantage of the reasonably-priced hourly rates of the Yotel facility located at Heathrow’s Terminal 4. This is an attractive option for those looking for just a few hours of napping between flights. Another option for the more frugal and adventurous traveler is to camp in the airport overnight. The SleepingInAirports website gives traveler reviews and tips on how to survive a night on Heathrow’s floors and benches.

For those accustomed to a bit more comfort and luxury, there are several other options. Hilton has a hotel located next to Terminal 4 which is connected by a covered walkway to the terminl itself. There is also another Hilton Heathrow Terminal 5 hotel, which is located 5 minutes away and has a connection with a frequent bus service to the airport. Sofitel offers accommodations accessible to Terminal 5 by covered walkway and there are at least a dozen other hotels in the vicinity of Heathrow for the London traveler to choose from.

A night spent at an airport hotel before departure is a practical way to make sure you arrive well-rested and on time for your flight. With all the options available at Heathrow, you should be able to find a choice that fits your budget and schedule. Check online for specials on rooms – if you book in advance, you can save substantially on your airport accommodations.

April 3, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Travel


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