Hotels Near the Airport in Reno, Nevada

by Patrick M. Lind

The Reno-Tahoe International Airport serves as the main point of entry to the greater Reno area, including picturesque Lake Tahoe. The airport lies less than four miles from downtown and 32 miles from Lake Tahoe; thus, by staying at an airport hotel you are never far from all the area has to offer. These hotels provide services specific to air travel, with some offering traveler-friendly packages and deals.

Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel

The Best Western Airport Plaza Hotel is located just outside of the airport at the end of the terminal loop. The hotel's free, 24-hour airport car takes guests to the terminals in a matter of minutes. The lobby area has a warm and inviting atmosphere with plenty of natural light. Guest rooms have a traditional design and come with basic amenities. Suites with extra living spaces and fireplaces are available. The on-site restaurant offers American dishes in a sports bar setting. On-site recreation facilities include an outdoor pool, hot tub and dry sauna.

Hyatt Place Reno-Tahoe Airport

The Hyatt Place puts guests at the beginning of Reno Airport's terminal loop road. The hotel offers a laundry list of complimentary services and amenities, including breakfast, access to a 24-hour gym, wireless Internet, parking and an airport shuttle. All guest rooms feature a living room area separated by a decorative half wall and a Hyatt Plug Panel that allows guests to hook up their electronic devices to the large, flat-screen TV. The on-site bakery serves Starbucks coffee products, Canvas wines and imported beers. Guests have access to an indoor swimming pool and outdoor whirlpool. The hotel's "Park. Stay. Fly." package allows for up to 10 days of parking.

Comfort Inn & Suites Airport

The Comfort Inn & Suites offers accommodations less than a mile west of the airport. Guests enjoy the convenience of the hotel's free shuttle service, which makes stops at the airport and local casinos. All guest rooms have a traditional layout, and feature dominating beige and white colors. The hotel serves a free breakfast with hot waffles in the morning and free coffee all day. Business travelers have access to the printing, photocopying and faxing services. Express check-out is available to help guests get on their way to the airport quicker.

La Quinta Inn Reno

Guests of the La Quinta Inn Reno stay just off of Interstate 580, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Highway, only 1.5 miles from the terminals at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. Blue carpet and flowery comforters welcome guests to their rooms. A free Bright Side Breakfast consisting of waffles, cereal, fruit, coffee and juice helps guests get their day started. For relaxation, guests enjoy the outdoor swimming pool. The hotel's complimentary shuttle service to the airport and downtown's Grand Sierra Resort & Casino runs every 30 minutes. Park and fly packages are available.


About the Author

Patrick M. Lind has been freelance writing since 2007 and has worked as an editor and journalist for He received a Master of Arts in history from the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and Middle East.