Sacramento Hotels Close to the Airport

by Cicely A. Richard

California's Sacramento International Airport is 12 miles from downtown and serves as a destination for 13 major carriers, including Southwest Airlines. Numerous hotels are less than 10 miles from the airport and provide shuttle services for travelers. Hotels vary in amenities, with some offering basic amenities to properties that give guests all the comforts of home. These hotels draw guests who have overnight layovers, as well as visitors looking for budget accommodations.

Extended Stay Hotels

Homewood Suites by Hilton Sacramento Airport-Natomas is three miles from the Sacramento International Airport. Families and business travelers get apartment-like suites. All suites have kitchens with full-size appliances and utensils, living rooms and bathrooms with granite countertops. Living rooms and bedrooms have flat-screen televisions. Hotel amenities include 24-hour grocery shopping services, an on-site convenience store, luggage hold and laundry facilities. Staybridge Suites Sacramento Natomas is six miles from the international airport. The hotel features a fireplace in the lobby and a designated area for outdoor picnics. The suites have full kitchens with cooking and dining utensils, dining tables and living rooms with sofa beds. The property has an on-site convenience store, a 24-hour business center and 24-hour fitness center. It allows pets with updated vaccination records for a nonrefundable free.

Pet-Friendly Hotels

Residence Inn Sacramento Airport Natomas is seven miles from the airport and offers studio and two-bedroom suites. The hotel allows pets for a nonrefundable cleaning fee. Each suite has fully equipped kitchens, sofa beds, fireplaces and cable television. Hotel amenities include grocery shopping, restaurant delivery, free hot breakfast and evening drinks. La Quinta Inn Sacramento Downtown is located Sacramento’s central business district, only eight miles from the airport. It offers airport shuttle service. This pet-friendly property does not charge an extra fee for guests bringing animals. The hotel offers standard amenities like laundry facilities, a fitness center, an outdoor pool and a meeting room. Guest rooms have free high-speed Internet. Both hotels have flexible rules as to the number and size of pets accepted.

AAA Three Diamond Hotels

Four Points by Sheraton Sacramento International Airport, only three miles from the airport, features a wood finish interior with neutral shades of browns in the lobby, dining areas and guest rooms. The hotel offers airport shuttle and transportation to the surrounding area. On-site amenities include a 24-hour business center, laundry services, luggage storage and a seasonal pool. Guest rooms have 32-inch LCD flat-screen televisions, soundproofing, international dialing and wireless Internet. Hampton Inn & Suites Woodland-Sacramento Area is eight miles from the airport in the Woodland area. The Woodland area features historic structures, including places listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel provides free breakfast, laundry facilities, business services, 24-hour housekeeping, fitness facilities and a pool. All guest rooms have free Internet access. Select suites have sofa beds, refrigerators and amenities for physically and visually impaired guests.

Making Reservations

The Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau website lets visitors select hotels and make online reservations. Its Travel Reservation Center lists hotels, flight information, car rental service and vacation packages offered for the Sacramento area. Visitors can bundle hotels and flights into on package.

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