Sydney Airport has opened Australia’s first in-airport hotel.
The new hotel is in T1 International terminal arrivals hall, a few steps from the arrivals hall and one floor below check-in and departures.
The Aerotel features 15 Solo and Double rooms that passengers can book by the hour up to a maximum of six hours.
Rooms have a private bathrooms with an en-suite bathroom, shower a shower and toiletries, high-speed Wi-Fi and a TV.
There is a lounge area with food and drink options. The food options include sandwiches, salads and hot meals while drinks include coffee, tea, soft drinks, juices, beer, wine and spirits are available.
The hotel will be popular with different types of passenger. Those with an early departure could stay there and get a decent sleep before walking upstairs to check-in to their flight. Others arriving from a long flight could appreciate a fresh shower, snack and a sleep before making their onward journey.
Aerotel is the airport hotel brand developed by Plaza Premium Group (PPG). Other Aerotels are at: London Heathrow, Rio, Kuala Lumpur, Cebu, Singapore, Muscat, Beijing, Qingdao and Guangzhou.
Mark Zaouk, Sydney Airport Executive General Manager Commercial :
“Aerotel is an exciting, boutique hotel experience for the modern-day traveller and we’re thrilled to be able to secure the first in-airport hotel in Australia.
“Convenience is key when you’re travelling, and having the hotel situated within the International arrivals hall delivers that in spades – whether you’re heading out or flying in, Aerotel will now play a central role in delivering a great airport experience for passengers.”
Poh Kiat Lee, Plaza Premium Group Regional General Manager Oceania:
“We are truly excited to launch the first in-airport hotel in Australia. Aerotel. Unlike other airport hotels, we can offer travellers the flexibility to book on an hourly basis.
” Our Plaza Premium Lounge is also ready to serve all travellers looking for a place to grab a quick bite, or just to enjoy some refreshments.”
N.B. Image credit: Aerotel