The Best Airport Hotels in Australia

Best Airport Hotels In Australia

If you’re a seasoned business traveller, you’ll know the importance of finding the best airport hotels to stay at. 

Thankfully, Australia’s major hub cities can provide a raft of excellent hotels, all featuring the necessary amenities – free hotel Wi-Fi, meeting and conference rooms and good dining options – all less than five kilometres from the airport.    

From Australia’s number one airport hotel, Pullman Brisbane Airport, to the plethora of hotels near Sydney Airport and a selection of our SmartSTAY hotels, we’ve rounded up some of Australia’s best airport hotels to make your planning easy.


image of the external of Novotel Brisbane Airport at night

Novotel Brisbane Airport
The Novotel Brisbane Airport is conveniently situated in the Brisbane Airport and Skygate precinct just a short drive from both international and domestic terminals. The hotel's features include: 

  • 157 rooms and suites
  • A rooftop pool with panoramic views 
  • A gym and sauna 
  • An onsite restaurant

Novotel Brisbane Airport also has a selection of natural light-filled conference and meeting rooms for use by both hotel guests and non-guests.  

The reception of Pullman Brisbane Airport hotel during the day

Pullman Brisbane Airport
Recently voted the best of all the airport hotels in Australia by Skytrax, the Pullman Brisbane Airport is located only a short walk from Brisbane’s domestic airport terminal. Here you'll find: 

  • A selection of rooms and suites designed for overnight stays 
  • Relax by the pool or hit the gym. For meetings and conferences
  • Access to the state-of-the-art Brisbane Airport Conference Centre (between the Pullman and ibis hotels)
  • Complimentary WiFi in the Executive suites or the Executive Club Lounge 

Another business traveller feature is the Day Stay and Refresh package, for a break between flights or freshening up before meetings.


Image of Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport - King Studio room in the day

Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport
When it comes to Sydney airport hotels, you can’t go past the Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport for both cost, comfort and proximity. The hotel is a very short stroll from Sydney Airport’s T2 and T3 domestic terminals so you can check in not long after you land. The hotel offers:

  • studio rooms with either a king bed or two singles
  • free Wi-Fi in the lobby 
  • an Internet kiosk
  • express checkout and 24-hour reception
Two business travellers meeting in suite of Pullman Sydney Airport

Pullman Sydney Airport
Much like its Brisbane counterpart, this 5-star Sydney Airport Hotel, is a popular option for business travellers thanks to a great line up of amenities and facilities and top-notch functional design. Here you’ll find 229 rooms and suites with a range of perks included: 

  • High-speed WiFi in rooms and the lobby
  • Versatile meeting spaces for hire
  • A restaurant and bar
  • Day rooms for hire
  • A fitness centre   

Only 1km from the international terminal and 800m from the domestic, the Pullman Sydney Airport is easily accessed via train, taxi or shuttle bus. Book this hotel with FCBT’s SmartSTAY program and you’ll have access to bonus perks such as WiFi internet access, breakfast daily, and room upgrade (subject to availability).

The external of Rydges hotel at Sydney airport seen from tarmac at dusk

Rydges Sydney Airport
Situated the closest to Sydney International Airport – Rydges Sydney Airport is in the airport carpark – the hotel is perfect for leisure travellers with short layovers or business travellers after comfortable rooms, good dining and great business facilities. Rydges Sydney Airport hotel has:

  • a range of 318 well-appointed rooms and suites with views of the runway
  • free WiFi 
  • access to the 24-hour gym  
  • access to Quickmeet, a Rydges concept that allows small room rentals by the hour for business meetings
  • a free shuttle between the hotel and the two terminals.


Image of Atrium at vibe hotel canberra airport

Vibe Hotel Canberra
Proving that business stays and luxury are not mutually exclusive, the Vibe Hotel offers up a selection of comfortable and spacious rooms just 50 metres from the airport. 

Hotel amenities include: 

  • 191 rooms
  • Atrium with large bar and adjacent restaurant
  • Room service
  • Free WiFi
  • 24-hour reception
  • State-of-the-art conference facilities
  • Free shuttle 


business travellers leaving Parkroyal hotel Melbourne Airport

PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport
Dispelling the myth that airport hotels are all function over form, the PARKROYAL Melbourne Airport features direct access to Tullamarine, a great range of modern rooms and suites (for all types of travellers) and excellent amenities and inclusions.

Hotel amenities include:

  • A fully-equipped business centre (fitted-out like a fully functioning office)
  • A 24-hour gym, swimming pool and sauna
  • An onsite ATM

For meetings and conference, you’ll find a range of packages from express meeting options to full-day catered conferences for large groups, available for anyone to book.

Rooms include: 

  • Free high-speed WiFi and wired internet access
  • Choice of king-sized bed or two singles 
  • Executive work desks
  • LCD TV with local and cable channels including flight information 


Image of pool at night at Novotel Darwin Airport

Novotel Airport Darwin
SmartSTAY hotel, Novotel Airport Darwin, is one of only two options at the Darwin Airport and boasts: 

  • Comfortable, modern rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking,
  • A gym and poolside
  • A 24-hour airport shuttle

Ask your Travel Manager how to book.


airport apartments perth - best airport hotels

Airport Apartments Hotel
Blending comfort, proximity and affordability Perth’s Airport Apartments Hotel is a no-brainer if you’re transiting through Perth. Only minutes from all Perth Airport Terminals, the hotel slash apartment accommodation features:

  • A range of one and two-bedroom units with kitchens and washing machines 
  • Free unlimited WiFi 
  • Complimentary early check-in (subject to availability)
  • 24-hour reception and airport shuttles

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