12 of the best Sydney airport hotels

We’ve found 12 of the best Sydney airport hotels. Compare location, price and comfort to find the ideal stay for your next layover.

When flying to or from (or even within) the faraway land down under, a restful pre- or post-flight sleep is a must. Whether you’ve just touched down after a turbulent flight, have a long layover or are taking off at the crack of dawn, these Sydney airport hotels have a bed waiting for you.

Looking for accommodation near Sydney airport? Keep on reading to discover the top airport hotels with shuttle services to and from Sydney’s domestic and international terminals.

Hotels near the international terminal

Novotel Sydney International Airport

Strategically located away from the noise of the direct flight path, Novotel Sydney International Airport offers a quiet atmosphere with express check-in and check-out. Rejuvenate by the pool while your little ones explore the kids’ corner, or catch up on some work in the paid meeting rooms.

Distance from airport: 1.6 km
Parking: $25/night onsite
Shuttle service: $10pp
Price range: $$

Aerotel Sydney

Sometimes all you want is to hit the pillow the moment you step off the plane. Of all the Sydney airport hotels, Aerotel Sydney is the only one located inside the international terminal. Suited to couples and solo travellers, Aerotel has 15 rooms with single and double-bed options that all offer free WiFi, a wake-up call service and complimentary bottled water. 

Distance from airport: 0 km
Parking: P7 airport car park – fees apply
Price range:

CKS Sydney Airport Hotel

At CKS Sydney, you can sleep off your jetlag on dreamy bedding and stay connected with free unlimited, high-speed WiFi. This non-smoking property is one of the most comfortable Sydney airport hotels, blending style and function effortlessly. 

Distance from airport: 1.7 km
Parking: $20/night onsite
Shuttle service: $13pp
Price range: $$ 

Spacious double bedroom at CKS Sydney Airport Hotel
CKS Sydney Airport Hotel offers a range of spacious suites © The Lancemore Group

Rydges Sydney Airport

Rydges Sydney Airport is a four-star hotel with inviting and adjoining rooms. With a 24-hour conference centre and nine meeting rooms, it’s a fantastic option for business guests and families as children can stay free. While most Sydney airport hotels with shuttle services charge add-on fees, Rydges offers a complimentary shuttle for a smooth transition from plane to pillow.

Distance from airport: 300m
Parking: P7 airport car park – fees apply
Shuttle service: free with T-Bus to the Domestic airport
Price range: $$$

Rydges Sydney Airport is a family friendly hotel © Rydges Hotels & Resorts

Airport Hotel Sydney

A great option for a one-night stay, Airport Hotel Sydney is a three-star hotel offering pre-departure comfort at a reasonable price. The friendly reception team will welcome you as you check in to one of 60 bright rooms, each boasting unique decor.

Distance from airport: 1.5 km
Parking: not available
Shuttle service: from $11
Price range: $

Hotels near the domestic terminals

Moxy Sydney Airport

Slumber in style at Moxy Sydney Airport, one of the sleekest Sydney airport hotels on the market. The hotel lobby will welcome you with a state-of-the-art video wall before you grab a bite at the all-day kitchen and unwind in one of the sophisticated, timber-inspired guest rooms. 

Distance from airport: 1.3 km
Parking: $40/night onsite, with electric charging stations available
Shuttle service: $10pp
Price range: $$$

Guest room with bed and basin at airport hotel
Queen city view guest room at Moxy Sydney Airport © Marriott International

Holiday Inn Sydney Airport

Perfect for families or solo guests, Holiday Inn Sydney Airport features luxe, refurbished rooms that elevate the layover experience. Fill up before a long journey with a delicious breakfast at Sirocco restaurant or celebrate your arrival with a martini at Biggles Bar and Grill.

Distance from airport: 1.4 km
Parking: $35/night onsite
Shuttle service: $11pp
Price range: $$ 

Holiday Inn Sydney Airport refurbished room
Refurbished interiors at Holiday Inn Sydney Airport © IHG Hotels & Resorts

Pullman Sydney Airport

In need of a little pampering after a tiring journey? The five-star Pullman Sydney Airport is one of the more deluxe Sydney airport hotels out there. From the well-lit, soundproof suites to the mouthwatering modern Australian and Asian cuisines at Mobius Bar & Grill, this hotel dishes up considered elegance.

Distance from airport: 1 km
Parking: $40/night onsite
Shuttle service: $12pp
Price range: $$$ 

Lobby at Pullman Sydney Airport
Lobby at Pullman Sydney Airport © Accor

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport

Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport’s convenient location and 24-hour reception will make your stay a breeze. The rooms, styled to create a calming modern atmosphere, offer free WiFi. On top of this, children under 12 stay free when sharing existing bedding. 

Distance from airport: 900 m
Parking: $24/night onsite 
Shuttle service: $10pp 
Price range: $$ 

Ibis Budget Sydney Airport

Ibis budget is an ideal choice for those looking for affordable Sydney airport hotels. In each of the 178 air-conditioned rooms, guests have hair dryers, flat-screen televisions, refrigerators and free WiFi. Extra infant beds are available for $10 a night. It’s worth noting that, while breakfast is available, there is no restaurant onsite. 

Distance from airport: 750 m
Parking: $35/day onsite 
Shuttle service: $8.50pp
Price range: $

Buffet breakfast at Ibis Budget Syndey Airport
Buffet breakfast at Ibis Budget Syndey Airport © Accor

Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport

The Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport is equipped with stylish, premium rooms that allow guests to recuperate with a deluxe rainforest shower and LCD TV. One of the most conveniently situated Sydney airport hotels, you can walk to T2 and T3 domestic terminals within minutes. 

Distance from airport: 800m
Parking: $35/night onsite 
Shuttle service: $10pp 
Price range: $$$ 

Ibis Sydney Airport

Located a five-minute walk from Mascot train station, Ibis Sydney Airport is designed to meet the needs of both business and leisure travellers. Sound-insulated windows guarantee a quiet night’s sleep, while the Ibis kitchen and bar offers seasonal cuisine for a well-fed stomach. 

Distance from airport: 1 km
Parking: $32 overnight onsite
Shuttle service: $12pp
Price range: $$ 

Sydney airport hotels with parking for $35 or less per night

  • CKS Sydney Airport Hotel
  • Novotel Sydney International Airport
  • Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, an IHG Hotel
  • Travelodge Hotel Sydney Airport
  • Ibis budget Sydney Airport
  • Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport
  • Ibis Sydney Airport

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