Sleeping in Airports

Auckland Airport Hotels

  • Transit Hotel

    Transit Hotel

  • Airport Hotels

    Airport Hotels

  • Day Rooms

    Day Use Rooms

  • Hotel Shuttles

    Hotel Shuttles

  • Sleep Pods

    Sleep Pods

  • Rest Zones

    Rest Zones

Quick Facts

  • Free Rest Zones: No
  • Sleep Cabins & Pods: No
  • Cots: No
  • Day Rooms: Yes
  • Nearest Hotel: Within 5 minute walk of airport

When faced with an unexpected flight delay or long layover at the airport, many exhausted travelers resign themselves to sleeping slouched over in a chair or stretched out on the cold floor until boarding time. For travelers with the time or desire for real sleep, the good news is that there are many hotels near Auckland Airport. You can relax, freshen up, and return to the airport in time to catch your flight.

Whether you need a room for a few hours or overnight, the information we have compiled below can help you find nearby hotels that offer day rooms and free airport shuttle service.

Of course, if you prefer to sleep in the airport terminal, we’ve got you covered there as well! Visit our Auckland Airport Guide to find out how to survive a layover or night inside the airport.

Hotels inside Auckland Airport

There are no hotels directly inside the terminal, but the Novotel Auckland Airport is located just next to the International Terminal, which you can walk to in under 5 minutes. » Check Rates

Day rooms near Auckland Airport

Based on our research, this is the only hotel near Auckland Airport that offers day rooms. Travellers can walk to this nearby hotel. Book in person or by phone.

HotelDay-Use Room HoursShuttle
Novotel Auckland Airport8:00AM - 6:00PMNot necessary

*Subject to availability and local taxes. Rates as of August 2019. Contact the hotel for current rates.

Hotels near Auckland Airport with Free Shuttles

Ibis Budget Auckland Airport (5 minutes walking from the International Terminal) offers shuttle pick-up for a fee, but this hotel is in walking-distance, which is free. » Check Rates

Heartland Hotel Auckland Airport (3 minutes from airport) runs a free 24-hour shuttle service every 30 minutes from the Domestic Terminal, Door 7 or 8 (by pedestrian crossing) and International Terminal, Door 11 (by McDonald’s in Arrivals Hall). Arrange pick-up by calling 0800-404-204 after collecting your baggage. » Check Rates

Jet Park Airport Hotel (6 minutes from airport) provides free 24-hour shuttle pick-up every 30 minutes from the Domestic Terminal and International Terminal. Call hotel at 0800-538-466 for pick-up, after getting your bags. » Check Rates

More hotels offering an airport shuttle:

Sudima Hotel Auckland Airport (3 minutes from airport) suggests a 24-hour airport shuttle service via Yellow Bus, an airport-area bus service. Purchase tickets from machine prior to boarding. Rates are $6 per person.  Shuttle runs from Sudima to the airport every :05 and :35 past the hour from 4:00AM to 1:35AM. Shuttle picks up from the Domestic Terminal (Door 3) every :15 and :45 past the hour from 4:15AM to 1:45AM and from the International Terminal (bus stop across from Door 6) every :20 and :50 past the hour from 4:20AM to 1:50AM. No shuttle service from 2:00AM to 4:00AM (contact hotel directly for pick up). » Check Rates

SKYCITY Grand Hotel (45-60 minute journey from airport) offers private airport transfers for a fee or suggests using Super Shuttle, a private shuttle service. » Check Rates

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  We are not representatives of the hotels listed on this page.  All information, including hotel amenities, shuttle availability and rates, are subject to change at any time without notice.   To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide, click here.