Hotels located around the Frédéric Chopin International Airport (formerly Okecie Airport) in Poland attempt to make accommodations as convenient as possible for out-of-towners on short-term stays who are traveling by air. The properties are especially geared toward those seeking business-friendly services and conference space, while also offering a range of amenities designed to enhance comfort. Standard nightly room rates typically fall in the middle price ranges, although some hotels offer seasonal package deals and discounted rates too.
Courtyard Warsaw Airport
The Courtyard Warsaw Airport is the only hotel actually located directly at the airport, with several local business parks just five minutes away by cab. Nearby activities include biking trails and a bowling alley, while on-site amenities range from a state-of-the-art fitness center to a rental car agency to a gift shop and newsstand. Limousine, babysitting, grocery shopping and valet dry cleaning services are available upon request, and corporate travelers have access to copy/fax services, a Wi-Fi connection and 14 meeting rooms totaling 10,226 square feet of space. Hotel dining options include a lobby bar and lounge, casual cyber cafe and brasserie serving Polish and international cuisines. A total of 234 guest rooms are spread over six floors, each featuring extra-soft king or twin beds with custom comforters, oversize chair, work desk and pay-per-view movies. No pets are allowed on the premises.
Hotel Gromada Warsaw Airport
The Hotel Gromada Warsaw Airport is situated about a half-mile down the road from the terminals, while points of interest such as Pilsudskiego Park and the Galeria Mokotów Shopping Centre are just a stone's throw away. The property ranks as one of the ten largest hotel and conference centers in the country, with amenities that include a free car park, 24-hour reception desk, and kiosk selling souvenirs and daily newspapers. Corporate travelers can utilize an unstaffed business center with computer workstation, while friendly staff can help organize conferences and events for up to 1,000 people. The on-site Bakata Restaurant is known for its menu of seasonal Polish dishes, while a drink bar and nightclub provide opportunities for evening entertainment. All 352 classically decorated rooms feature satellite TV, climate controls, bottled mineral water and private en-suite bath. A breakfast buffet is also included in the room rate.
Airport Hotel Okecie
The 170-room Airport Hotel Okecie first opened in August of 2001 less than a mile from the airport, providing convenient access to area attractions like Old Town (Stare Miasto) in downtown Warsaw. Guests can make use of a complimentary shuttle bus that travels to and from the terminals as well as a 24-hour exercise room, sauna, Jacuzzi, guest laundry and two adjoining meeting rooms. More athletic guests are welcome to enjoy a sports gallery with two full-size indoor tennis courts, while the on-site Tennis Academy offers private tutorials with an experienced trainer for an additional fee. The hotel's Mirage Restaurant plays live music every day and features international lunch buffets and a wide variety of grilled entrees. Both smoking and non-smoking rooms are available, each with a private safe, mini-bar, electric kettle and heated floor in the bathroom. Larger suites also have a separate living room area.
DeSilva Warszawa Airport Hotel
The pet-friendly, 117-room DeSilva Warszawa Airport Hotel is only a couple miles from Frédéric Chopin, providing easy access in and out of the city via main roads such as E67 (Katowice) and E77 (Krakow). Guests can make use of a hotel store selling snacks and sundries, free private parking, luggage hold, shoe shine, tour desk and fee-based shuttle service. In addition, a business center, six conference rooms and various secretarial services are ideal for executive travelers. The on-site restaurant offers a breakfast buffet each morning and serves lunch and dinner throughout the day; packed lunches are also available for those on the go. Every one of the hotel's well-appointed guest rooms offers a choice of two single beds or a large double bed and sofa. In-room amenities include tea and coffee making facilities, refrigerator, high-speed Internet access and flat-screen televisions. Accommodations for disabled persons are available as well.
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