Sleeping in Airports

Sleeping in Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport

If you’re dealing with a long layover or an early morning flight departure at Buenos Aires Ezeiza airport, you might be wondering if it is possible to sleep in the airport. Our guide to sleeping in Ezeiza airport provides essential information for seasoned airport sleepers and newbies to help travellers arrive prepared for the experience.

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Can I Sleep Overnight at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport?

If you have an early morning connecting flight to catch, leaving the airport to get a hotel room for a few hours might not be worth your time. The terminal is open 24 hours, so sleeping overnight at Ezeiza Airport is possible!

Where is the Best Place to Sleep at Ezeiza Airport?

Travellers have reported a few areas that are best for catching some rest. If you are landside, there are large windowsills (these can get cold) and a blue carpeted area upstairs in Terminal A. Sleeping mats and extra layers are recommended for added comfort and warmth.

Airside, plenty of seats are available to sleep on, but most have armrests and are uncomfortable. Some seating areas also have recliner seats, which will be a welcome sight when you need a lie-down.

Regardless of where you sleep in the airport, be prepared for cold temperatures as they blast the air conditioner, and it will get very chilly if you’re there for a long time!

Are There Showers in Ezeiza Airport?

Showers are available in the Star Alliance Lounge and the Aeropuertos VIP Clubs for a fee in addition to the lounge entrance fee. Learn more about the lounges in our Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport Guide.

Is Food Available Overnight?

Spending a night in the airport usually comes with interrupted sleep and a serious case of midnight munchies as the night drags on. Luckily, if you are stuck in Ezeiza Airport overnight, you will have some options for late-night eateries. Unfortunately, we cannot confirm if they are open 24 hours, so be sure you have water, coffee and snacks before the food concessions close for the night.

Is There a Hotel at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport?

At the time of this update, there were no sleep pods or hotels directly at the airport, so you will need to leave the terminal if you want to stay in an actual hotel room.   Here are a few nearby options:

For more options, visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Ezeiza Airport, search for deals and read traveller reviews.

Are There Lounges in Ezeiza Airport?

There are a few lounges at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport, but none have dedicated sleeping rooms or pods. However, if you are willing to pay an entry fee and want to escape the hustle and bustle of the terminal, you may want to check them out. Learn more about the lounges in our Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport Guide.

Safety & Security

We have not been informed of safety issues at Buenos Aires Ezeiza Airport. However, sleeping in any airport can include a certain level of risk, especially when travelling alone. It’s important to take certain precautions to ensure your safety and the security of your valuables. Here are a few tips:

  • Safety First. It’s a good idea to know where the security office is located and look for video cameras where you plan to sleep. You can also ask the security personnel for advice on the safest places to spend the night.
  • Don’t Seclude Yourself. If you’re travelling alone, we recommend you stay near other travellers or close to security. This will help you feel more secure and deter potential thieves.
  • Hide Your Valuables. It’s also important to hide your valuables. Don’t leave them out in plain view, as this could make you a target for theft. Additionally, if you are a deep sleeper, you may want to padlock your bag to something or sleep with your bag up against a wall to make it harder for someone to access zippers and pockets. We have received reports of sleepers who woke up without their phones and laptop bags. The travellers were left with just their headphones and laptop bag strap.
  • Stay Alert. It’s best to stay alert and awake if you feel unsafe or uncomfortable. Drink coffee or other caffeinated beverages to help you stay awake, and remember that you can always catch up on sleep during your flight. These simple precautions can help you enjoy a safe night at the airport.

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