Best for business
Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong
Linked to the main terminal of Hong Kong International Airport by an air-conditioned link bridge, the Regal has state-of-the-art business facilities, a luxe spa, a blossom filled courtyard and an outdoor and indoor pool mean making it feel more like a resort hotel, perfect for a stop-over. regalhotel.com
Best for wow-factor
Sofitel, T5 London Heathrow
The only onsite hotel at T5 links to the arrivals area of the airport by a bridge. With interiors by Khuan Chew, who designed the Burj al Arab in Dubai, (think marble, chandeliers, glass lifts, fountains galore), a restaurant by Albert Roux, a tea salon and an over-the-top luxury penthouse suite, this hotel is a serious five-star offering on an impressive scale. sofitel.com
Best for views
Fairmont, Vancouver Airport
With spectacular views of the city’s North Shore Mountains, this beautifully designed hotel within Vancouver’s airport, has a luxe spa and health club and a contemporary designed signature restaurant, Globe@YVR, offering local west coat cuisine. fairmont.com
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, Singapore
Directly linked to Terminal Three of this busy hub, this stunning hotel aims to create a tropical ambience with its open public walkways, rainforest-style gardens, landscaped mini islands, lots of natural light in bedrooms and water-covered skylights. singapore.crowneplaza.com
Best for amenities
Grand Hyatt DFW, DallasFort Worth Airport
Situated in the international terminal, the Grand Hyatt has specially sound-proofed rooms, with huge pillow-topped beds so you can catch up on your sleep, luxe bathrooms (including yoga mats and real hairdryers) and spa treatments on offer as well as a rooftop pool. There’s a martini bar and a selection of restaurants. The Grand Met has touchscreen, interactive menus and a bar-dining option for single travelers with mini flatscreen TVs. granddfw.hyatt.com
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