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Stay and fly: Sydney’s first in-airport hotel Aerotel is now open

In an Australian first, Aerotel has flung open its doors in Sydney Airport’s T1 International Terminal arrivals hall, offering pre- and post-flight convenience for travellers and an enhanced customer experience as overseas passenger numbers continue to rebound.

In an Australian first, Aerotel has flung open its doors in Sydney Airport’s T1 International Terminal arrivals hall, offering pre- and post-flight convenience for travellers and an enhanced customer experience as overseas passenger numbers continue to rebound.

Australia’s only in-airport hotel, Aerotel is part of the Plaza Premium Group, which also operates airport lounges, and features 15 Solo and Double rooms with the flexibility for passengers to book rooms by the hour to enjoy a restful night and full buffet breakfast before boarding, or refresh after travelling with a shower, snack and sleep.

Solo Plus room at Aerotel Sydney Airport.

Rooms offer private bathrooms, showers and personal amenities as well as free Wi-Fi, while travellers can enjoy light refreshments, sandwiches, salads and hot meals plus coffee, tea, soft drinks, juices, beer, wine and spirits in the lounge area.

Sydney Airport Executive General Manager Commercial Mark Zaouk said: “Aerotel is an exciting, boutique hotel experience for the modern-day traveller and we’re thrilled to be able to secure the first in-airport hotel in Australia.”

“Convenience is key when you’re travelling, and Aerotel will now play a central role in delivering a great airport experience for passengers.”

Double Plus room at Aerotel Sydney Airport.

Plaza Premium Group Regional General Manager Oceania Poh Kiat Lee said: “We are truly excited to launch the first in-airport hotel in Australia, Aerotel.”

“Unlike other airport hotels, we can offer travellers the flexibility to book on an hourly basis and our Plaza Premium Lounge is also ready to serve all travellers.”

Aerotel operates in-terminal hotels in Rio de Janeiro, London, Muscat, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Cebu, Beijing, Qingdao and Guangzhou.

For more info, head to sydneyairport.com.au/hotels