For convenience and ease of access, nothing beats a hotel at an airport. We take a look at some of the very best airport hotels. Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth shine a spotlight on several airport hotels that they feel are must-visits. Andy and Todd discuss Atlanta, Chicago, Orlando, Denver, and Boston, home to some of the best airport hotels in the US and talk about what makes these places great. Tune in and learn more about the best hotels to stay at when you’re on the go.
Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth are travel and hospitality entrepreneurs and owners of the global meetings organization, American Meetings, Inc. From sourcing hotels to corporate event management around the world, their team selects corporate event venues and meeting planners for a wide array of enterprise business clients, providing ideas for convention themes and strategies for running global meetings and events. Learn more at www.americanmeetings.com.
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Best Airport Hotels That Are Taking-Off
Airport Hotels are just one of many kinds of accommodations a traveler can take advantage of after getting off their flight. In this episode, Andy McNeill and Todd Bludworth shine a spotlight on several airport hotels that they feel are ready to hit the big time.
- Atlanta Airport Marriott
Located on 14 scenic acres near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atlanta Airport Marriott is a large city oasis that can accommodate small and large groups. The hotel provides access to the airport with their 24-hour complimentary shuttle service. It’s not only great for a quick overnight if you get delayed or something, but it’s also convenient to the downtown area and only 10 minutes away from the Georgia World Congress Center.
Add adventure to your stay by curating honey on-site. The hotel has their own hives where they harvest the honey throughout the year for use in their restaurants. You can also check out Tiny Doors ATL, an Atlanta-based art project, starting with the two private installations right on the property.
- Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel
If you’re in Chicago for a layover or hosting a meeting, Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel is a great choice. With 53,000 square feet of chic meeting space, you can pretty much do anything you want there. They also have a great selection of restaurants, including McCormick & Schmick’s and Capital Grille, which makes a huge difference when you’re trying to grab a nice quick bite or have a business meeting.
The hotel offers the best in modern dining experiences. They have McCormick & Schmick’s and Capital Grille, which makes a huge difference when you’re trying to grab a quick bite or have a business meeting.
- Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport
Located inside the main terminal at MCO, this hotel boasts of soundproof newly renovated rooms that invite you to sleep soundly. It is also just an escalator ride from the airport security checkpoints, making it super convenient for regional or even national meetings.
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport’s central location inside MCO provides easy access to all the things you want to enjoy in the city, including theme parks, golf, shopping in Lake Nona, and other activities. It is also conveniently located near Nemours Children’s Hospital.
- Westin Denver International Airport
Located 35 minutes from downtown Denver, the Westin provides a convenient destination for global travelers with world-class amenities, including a 37,500- square feet of meeting and conference space.
Guests of the Westin are just a short elevator ride down to the convenient Transit Center Bag Drop. You can also enjoy their huge fitness facility and heated indoor pool.
- Grand Hyatt San Francisco
If you’re looking for a place to get in and out quickly on the west coast, this hotel is a great choice. It recently opened in 2019, so it’s technically brand new. You can enjoy stunning views of the Bay and airport from the floor-to-ceiling windows of their luxurious rooms. Culinary options include fine dining at Quail & Crane, the Twin Crafts Bar, and the Twin Crafts Market which is open 24 hours and provides in-room dining.
The hotel offers soundproof guest rooms, specially curated art collection, a 1,500-square-foot fitness center, yoga and massage treatment room, and lush native landscaping and green areas.
- Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport
Located within the McNamara terminal of DTW Airport, The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport provides a seamless travel experience. You can bypass the long wait using the direct access from their lobby to a private airport security line. The recently renovated hotel includes 28,000 square feet of event space and a glass-enclosed sky deck and lounge.
Check out the WestinWORKOUT® fitness center and work up a sweat with free weights, an indoor pool, and Peloton bikes, or enjoy fresh American fare paired with a glass of wine or craft beer at Reflections.
- Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel
Experience Boston at the Hilton Boston Logan Airport Hotel. Check out Gastropub where you can get all the traditional stuff like clam chowder and fish-and-chips, and stay active with their fitness studio and an indoor swimming pool. They also offer guests 19,000 square feet of meeting space.
The hotel is set in a Boston shopping area 4 km from the city center, a short drive from the Boston Children’s Museum, and located right next to the 9/11 Memorial.
See more of Andy and Todd’s many escapade reviews at www.destination-everywhere.com.