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Airport Sleeping Rooms

Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:22 pm

Why don't more large airports have sleeping rooms for rent for long layovers? Narita Airport has a very nice one with rooms with a bed, shower, and toilet, which is very inexpensive. Singapore's Changi also has one, although it is a little more expensive. There have been quite a few times when I've had an eight hour or longer layover, and I would have welcomed such a place. LAX is a good example of an airport that could use one, since many international flights depart at midnight or later. Could anybody on here provide a list of airports that have them?

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Thu Feb 17, 2011 10:27 pm

I know AMS has 2 hotels at the terminal's airside, one is the Mercure and the other one is the Yotel, I -think- the last one rents rooms from a 3 hour minimum and up. They are also located at LGW and LHR.

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:05 pm

Quoting CrimsonNL (Reply 1):
AMS

I think AMS also has an upstairs "quiet room" with lots of long, reclined chairs that you can lay back on. There's rarely an available one though.

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:17 pm

Quoting L1011 (Thread starter):
Could anybody on here provide a list of airports that have them?


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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:47 pm

I remember walking past one of these places in ATL back in December. Must be fairly new there. I don't know how nice they are but they seemed pretty pricey.
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Fri Feb 18, 2011 12:58 am

Where is the one in ATL? I've been through ATL many times and I've never seen it.

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:47 pm

BKK has the Louis Tavern Lounge which charges around $66 USD for a block of 4 hours. Basic amenities and a continental breakfast is provided. Nothing to write home about I should say and I'll not spend the money unless I'm very very tired with nowhere to go.
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:18 pm

Quoting L1011 (Reply 5):
Where is the one in ATL? I've been through ATL many times and I've never seen it.

I think in the B-Concourse. To be honest, as small as they looked and as expensive as they were, I don't know why you wouldn't just buy a SkyClub pass for the day instead. And at the SkyClub, you get free booze.
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:29 pm

Quoting FlyDeltaJets87 (Reply 8):
Quoting L1011 (Reply 5):
Where is the one in ATL? I've been through ATL many times and I've never seen it.

I think in the B-Concourse. To be honest, as small as they looked and as expensive as they were, I don't know why you wouldn't just buy a SkyClub pass for the day instead. And at the SkyClub, you get free booze.

It's called Minute Suites:

http://www.minutesuites.com/

The ATL location is their first location, and I guess if it works out, they'll expand it to other airports.

According to the website, it's $30 for the first hour, and $7.50 every 15 minutes thereafter. They also offer an overnight rate (11pm-7am of $120, which isn't too bad.). Sure you can get a day pass for the DL SkyClub for $50 (or less if you buy them on eBay), but are they cool with folks taking naps?
 
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:56 pm

The Minute Suites sounds very much like the one at Narita, although the one at Narita has been there for years. I wonder if they got the idea for Minute Suites after visiting Narita. I hope they will expand to more airports. I hope they are successful so they'll stay around.

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:01 pm

I've often thought they should have these in crew rest lounges.
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Sun Feb 20, 2011 5:25 pm

Quoting CrimsonNL (Reply 1):
Yotel, I -think- the last one rents rooms from a 3 hour minimum and up. They are also located at LGW and LHR.

Correct - I have stayed at the LHR Yotel in T4 landside.
 
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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Sun Feb 20, 2011 7:40 pm

Yotel @ LHR, LGW & AMS as others have mentioned it

http://www.yotel.com/

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RE: Airport Sleeping Rooms

Mon Feb 21, 2011 2:35 pm

In GRU there is FastSleep in the airport building:
http://www.fastsleep.com.br/index.html

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