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In this section you will find traveller airport reviews as well as our Houston Airport Guide with info on WiFi, lounges, facilities and services....and yes, even the names of some airport hotels in case you decide that sleeping in the airport is not for you!

the announcement are incredibly annoying...all night long. The security woke me up by kicking my backpack (which was my pillow). -wezzard

Recent Review

houston airport terminal e
Terminal E. Source: Hequals2henry, Wikipedia

by sevsa
Flew in from El Paso and connecting to a flight to Philadelphia which was cancelled. Arrived at the cancelled flight's gate C44 and waited a few hours there. We scoped out Terminal C & E and decided the best place to sleep would be in the massage chairs located near gate C43. The chairs face in from the windows so lots of traffic was going by.
Before we settled in we sat on the floor using the Wifi leaking from the United Lounge in Terminal E.
Arrived back at the massage chairs and found two of the 7 chairs occupied. We claimed two and sat watching people walking by for awhile. Fell asleep and were fairly comfortable even though the chairs are upright and people were passing in front of us. I woke up at about 3am and found all the chairs occupied. Went for a walk but found nothing open. First restaurant in Terminal E opened at about 6am.

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Houston Airport Guide

In this guide we may refer to locations as "landside" and "airside". Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.

Airport Lounges

  • United Club - day passes (US$ 50) are available. There are five lounge locations at the Houston airport:
    • Terminal A - Location: Airside, Gate A9. Hours: 530am - 6pm.
    • Terminal B - Location: Airside, South Mezzanine, above the Continental Express Counter. Hours: 530am - 9pm
    • Terminal C - South - Location: Airside, South Concourse, Gate C33. Showers are available. Hours: 530am - 9pm.
    • Terminal C - North - Location: Airside, North Concourse, Gate C24. Hours: 5am - 715pm
    • Terminal E - Location: Airside, between Gates E11 and 12. Showers are available. Hours: 530am - 1130pm.

USO Lounge - The USO offers a lounge to members of the military and their families. Amenities: WiFi, video games, TV lounge, snacks, computers and a library. Location: Terminal D, across from D-2 (airside). Hours: 9am - 9pm

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Airport WiFi / Internet

Free WiFi is available at Houston Airport. As of September 2014, connectivity is available in Terminals A and D. The other terminals will be launching services in Terminal B (October), Terminal C (late November) and Terminal E (early December 2014). Connect to the "Free Airport WIFI" network.

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Airport Hotels

If sleeping in the Houston Airport does not appeal to you, there is a hotel at the airport....

Other hotels near the airport that offer free airport shuttle: SpringHill Suites (shuttle hours: 24 hours) • TownePlace Suites (shuttle hours: on request) • Hyatt Place (shuttle hours: 6am - 11pm) • La Quinta Inn & Suites (shuttle hours: 5am - 11pm)

To find a cheap room, there is a list of near Houston Airport on Tripadvisor that can be sorted by price.

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More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

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Terminal B. Source: WhisperToMe, Wikipedia

  • ATMs / Cash Machines - ATMs are located throughout the terminal (landside and airside)
  • Luggage Trolleys - There is a $4.00 fee to use the baggage carts. You can find Smarte Carte throughout the airport.
  • Car Rentals - Advantage • Alamo • Avis • Budget • Dollar • Enterprise • Hertz • National • Thrifty. Location: Rental Car Facility, 5 minute "Rental Car Shuttle" from the terminal.
  • Chapel: Locations: Terminal C, South Concourse, near Gates C29-C30 • Terminal D, near Gates D7-8. Hours: open 24 hours.
  • Charging Stations: Location: Rapid Charger machines are throughout the terminals. Rate: $
  • Cots - In the event of bad weather or delays, this airport has a supply of cots for stranded travellers. At the moment, we are not sure where you can find them or how you can get your hands on one, but they do exist. If you have any information or photos, please email me.
  • Currency Exchange - There are seven ICE and Travelex offices in the airport (landside and airside)
  • Food & Drinks - At the time of this update there were no 24-hour food or beverage concessions available at the airport.
  • Information Desk - Information not available
  • Luggage Storage & Lockers - not available
  • Massage Chairs: Location: throughout the terminals. Rate: $
  • Mobile Charging - There are Rapid Charger Machines ($) and Samsung Charging Stations (free) located through the airport. Samsung Charging Stations locations:
    - Terminal A, North, near Gates 8-15
    - Terminal A, South, near Gates A25-30 • A17-24
    - Terminal B, near Gates B62 & B66 • Gates B76-83 • Gates B84-91
    - Terminal C, North, near Gates C14-C23 • Gates 24-27
    - Terminal C, South, near Gates 29-33 • near Gates 34-42
    - Terminal D, near Gates D 7-8 • Gates D 9 - 12 * Terminal D
    - Terminal E, near Gate E1 • Gates E2 3 8 9 • Gates E4 5 6 7 • Gates E10-11, Gates E12-14 • Gates E15 16 21 22 • Gates E17 18 19 20 • Gates E23 24
  • Showers - not available

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Airport Hours

open 24 hours

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Last Updated: 28 January 2014

The information in this Airport Guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airport's and their web sites. The information above is subject to change without notice. Use it for informational purposes only to help you du ring your stay. To report errors, or to add/change any items quoted in the guide, email me.

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