Arizona Airport Hotels

by Cicely A. Richard

Arizona has more than 80 public and private airports, including Phoenix Sky Harbor International and Tucson International airports. International airports feature hotels that are less than 5 miles from the terminals, convenient for business travelers and overnight visitors. Amenities range from standard services like Internet and on-site dining to rooms with apartment-like accommodations. Select hotels even have on-site car rental assistance and soundproof windows.

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Hilton Phoenix Airport hotel is 1 1/2 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and offers park and fly packages. Hotel amenities include an on-site car rental desk, shoeshine stand, baggage storage, recreation desk, two restaurants and room service. All 257 guest rooms offer televisions with hotel checkout, video games and movies. One mile from the airport, Radisson Hotel Phoenix Airport North features neutral colors and offers complimentary airport shuttle service. Its Phoenix Airport Parking Special includes 14 days of airport parking. The hotel has an outdoor pool and whirlpool, fitness center, laundry service and package delivery. Its 210 rooms contain cable television with pay-per-view movies. Select rooms have Sleep Number beds, mini fridges and two televisions.

Tucson International Airport

Courtyard Tucson Airport hotel is just across the street from Tucson International Airport and offers free shuttle service and a setting among palm trees. Its Park Her, Fly There in Tucson, Arizona, package includes 14 days of free parking and complimentary transportation to the airport between 4:30 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast and local restaurant delivery. Guest rooms offer standard amenities like televisions with cable and Internet access. TownePlace Suites Tucson Airport is next to the airport and offers 91 smoke-free suites with fully equipped kitchens. Suites haven sitting areas, soundproof windows and work desks. The hotel allows pets for a one-time cleaning fee. It has an outdoor pool and fitness center.

Yuma International Airport

Ramada Chilton Conference Center is a mile from Yuma International Airport and offers complimentary shuttle to the airport, train station and Greyhound station. Hotel amenities include a full hot breakfast, a restaurant and lounge, a 24-hour business center, laundry facilities and baggage assistance. On-site recreation consists of an outdoor pool, patio and barbecue pits. All 121 guest rooms have refrigerators and free wireless Internet. Howard Johnson Inn Yuma is a mile from the airport and offers shuttle service. Amenities include a free hot breakfast, evening cocktails and laundry facilities. It has an outdoor pool, hot tub and access to Yuma’s Fourth Avenue Gym. Guest rooms have refrigerators, wireless Internet and cable television. Select rooms have sofa beds.

Trip Planning

Arizona airports and airport hotels often allow visitors to bundle flights, hotel reservations and car rentals into one price. Arizona’s official tourism website provides information about packages and has tools designed to create vacation itineraries and flights.

About the Author

Based in Tucson, Ariz., Cicely A. Richard has been writing since 1996. Her articles have been published in the “Arizona Daily Star” newspaper and “ForeWord Magazine.” Richard earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and journalism from Louisiana State University. .