Hotels by Norfolk Airport

by Sandy Mitchell

Norfolk International Airport, located eight miles from downtown Norfolk, serves southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina with more than 160 daily arrivals and departures. The area offers hotels in a variety of price points within a five-mile radius of the airport grounds, many of which offer free parking for guests who spend at least one night at the hotel prior to their departure.

Hilton Norfolk Airport

Located just two miles away from the airport, the Hilton Norfolk Airport is a AAA three-diamond property that offers complimentary transportation to and from the airport. All guest rooms and suites at the Hilton offer complimentary Wi-Fi access. One- and two-bedroom suites feature a wet bar and separate living area. The presidential suite is a two-bedroom, three-bath apartment-like unit with a separate dining room and a view overlooking the swimming pool. The Hilton has a Max and Erma's restaurant on-site as well as an indoor swimming pool and whirlpool, fitness room and business center. Guests staying one or more nights at the Hilton Norfolk Airport can park for free for up to 14 days while they are on vacation and take the free shuttle to and from the airport.

Holiday Inn Express Norfolk Airport

Just three miles away from the Norfolk Airport, the Holiday Inn Express offers free vacation parking for a one-night stay. This affordable hotel offers complimentary transportation to and from the airport as well as the Norfolk Cruise Terminal. Guest rooms at the Holiday Inn Express all have wireless Internet access as well as kitchenettes equipped with microwave ovens and mini-refrigerators. Some units also have whirlpool bathtubs. Facilities at the hotel include a 24-hour business center, indoor swimming pool and fitness center. Guests of the Holiday Inn Express are served a complimentary hot breakfast each morning. Although the property doesn't have a restaurant for lunch and dinner, it is located near several eateries, including Ruby Tuesdays and El Poco Loco Mexican restaurant.

Residence Inn Norfolk Airport

The Residence Inn, located two miles away from Norfolk International Airport, offers a spacious alternative for those spending longer than one night. Each of the 130 studio, one- and two-bedroom suites has a full kitchen and separate living/dining area. In addition, each suite offers free wireless Internet access. Facilities at the Residence Inn include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center and outdoor sports court. This AAA, three-diamond property offers free 24-hour shuttle service to and from the airport as well as a complimentary hot breakfast buffet daily.

Econo Lodge Norfolk

One of the most affordable places to stay in the Norfolk Airport area, the Econo Lodge is located just one mile from the airport grounds. All 48 guest rooms at the two-story property include free wireless Internet access, microwave ovens and mini-refrigerators. Some units have kitchenettes. The Econo Lodge offers free shuttle transportation to and from the Norfolk Airport and guests are treated to a free continental breakfast each morning. Although the hotel does not serve lunch or dinner, several eateries are less than one mile away. These include Golden Corral, Pizza Hut and House of Eggs.

About the Author

Sandy Mitchell is an Ohio-based writer, blogger and editor. She writes for "The Better Drink" and other online publications. Before devoting herself full-time to writing, Mitchell was a travel agent and cruise school instructor for 18 years. She holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bowling Green State University.