Atlantic City Hotels Near the Airport

by Cicely A. Richard
The beach along Atlantic City.

The beach along Atlantic City.

Beach at Atlantic City image by Gary from

Atlantic City, New Jersey, is called the “Las Vegas of the East” because of its gaming hotels and resorts. The city’s hotels are less than 15 miles from the Atlantic City International Airport, located in Egg Harbor Township. The airport provides shuttles service to hotels in Atlantic City and surrounding areas. Although Atlantic City is known for gaming, the city also offers family entertainment like the Atlantic City Boardwalk and amusement rides on Steel Pier.

Airport Hotels

Econo Lodge Atlantic City International Airport is two miles from the airport in Egg Harbor Township. The hotel is only 10 miles from Atlantic City casinos and the Boardwalk; however, guests are far away from the metropolitan area. Egg Harbor Township attractions include the Shore Mall and Towne Stadium 16 movie theater. The hotel has a seasonal outdoor pool, and guestrooms have standard amenities like free Internet access. Residence Inn Atlantic City Airport Egg Harbor Township is an all-suite hotel approximately five miles from the airport. It offers free airport shuttle service. The hotel has an indoor pool. All suites have full kitchens, living rooms with sofa beds and 32-inch HDTV flat-panel televisions.


Trump Taj Mahal Casino Hotel is 12 miles from the airport and offers on-site activities such as shops, live entertainment, lounges and a casino. The casino floor has more than 3,000 slot machines, 210 table games and smoke-free poker rooms. Select suites have two televisions, fireplaces, wood furniture and whirlpool tubs. Atlantic City Hilton Casino Resort is 12 miles from the airport and features gaming rooms on the first and second floor, including 400 slots. The health spa, located on the third floor, has a pool, exercise room, steam room and sauna. Guests get poolside drink and snack menus. Guestrooms have refrigerators and receive 24-hour room service. Each unit has a kitchen with a stovetop and living room with sofa beds.

Family-Friendly Hotels

Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City is 14 miles from the airport and features the tallest tower in Atlantic City. The Family Fun Center and Pool offers arcade gems, miniature golf, a family pool, water balloon games and a beverage bar. The Viking Cooking School lets parents and children create culinary treats together. The casino has 3,800 machines, as well as table games. Select rooms overlook the marina and have living rooms, entertainment systems and spa showers. Wyndham Skyline Tower is 12 miles from the airport, only two blocks from Trump Taj Mahal. Its “Get Out & Play” program offers supervised activities for children, including poolside games.

Pet-Friendly Accommodations

Sheraton Atlantic City Convention Center Hotel is 12 miles from the airport. The Sheraton’s lobby has a spiral staircase and houses Miss America memorabilia. Next to the hotel, “The Walk” offers more than 100 retail shops. The hotel is also within walking distance to the Boardwalk and area casinos. One dog up to 80 lb. per room is allowed for no additional fee. Hotel recreation includes an indoor heated pool and outdoor whirlpool, spa services and a 24-hour fitness center. Guests pay for Internet access in their rooms.

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. .

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