As JetBlue and other airlines continue to suspend flights due to the extreme cold, more and more travelers across the country are being left stranded at the airport. No traveler would ever willingly choose to stay by the airport, right? Wrong. Times have changed. Starting in Asia and the Middle East, five-star airport hotels have become standard. In the U.S., there are a few airport hotel options worth noting.
Together with Booking.com, we’ve put together a guide for the best airport hotels across the U.S. to weather the storm. Good news, they all have availability!
Today, O’Hare had approximately 1,600 flight cancellations. If you’re stranded, go 2.1 miles to the Rosemont Intercontinental. The hotel is a Booking.com favorite with a ranking of 8.7 out of 10. The property offers a free shuttle service to and from O’Hare. In addition to three restaurants, there is an in-house theater where you can see full Broadway-style musicals and comedies. Plus, you’ll find a fall art gallery with a curated collection. There is currently availability with both standard and double rooms starting at $278.
Step outside the cold and into the hot tub. Just 1.4 miles from Dulles International Airport, the Hyatt Dulles has several amenities including a 24-hour fitness center, indoor pool and hot tub. Plus if you’re still stranded tomorrow, remember that the lobby bar also offers daily happy hour. There is currently availability with for both executive king suite and two-double rooms; rates start at $286.40.
You can get out and enjoy Boston at the Ames Boston hotel. Just 2.1 miles from Logan, the hotel is also accessible to Boston’s major business sectors. It’s your best Boston option at the moment, where current standard queen rooms are nearly half the price of other hotels neighboring Logan. Rates stills start at a steep $352.
Right now, you’ll pay a premium for a New York Airport hotel. In the last, three days 8,000 flights were canceled in New York area airport. Less than 2 miles from JFK, you can rely on the Hilton New York JFK Airport Hotel. You’ll find clean rooms and perks like an indoor pool. The bad news is that current availability is going fast, with king suites starting at $578
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By Lily J. Kosner for PeterGreenberg.com