Plentiful Options Immediately Surrounding Salt Lake International Airport

Salt Lake International Airport is one of the busier airports in the nation, seeing more than 20 million passengers in 2011 alone – that's roughly 55,000 people every day. SLC serves eight commercial airlines: American, Frontier, JetBlue, SkyWest, Continental, US Airways, United, Southwest, and Delta. In fact, is is one of Delta's major hubs, and operates approximately 219 flights just with that airline each day. And though this airport stands just five minutes west of Downtown Salt Lake City – literally – many people have a specific need for sleeping in its immediate vicinity. Those people needing to catch an extremely early flight, with a nighttime stopover, without a car – or even those landing at midnight, too exhausted to navigate Downtown Salt Lake City's hotel district at the end of a travel day – will find plenty of hotels surrounding the airport.

The many hotels near Salt Lake International Airport all cater to the business traveler, offering curbside pickup, 24-hour shuttle service, and wireless internet. Guests may enjoy a workout session in the fitness center and a soak in the hot tub after (or before) a long day of flying to loosen up the back.

These hotels all belong to nationally-owned chains, meaning that seasoned travelers know exactly what to expect from each establishment without any guesswork. The top-rated hotels in the vicinity are the Hampton Inn & Suites, Hyatt Palace Salt Lake City Airport, and Springhill Suites Marriott Salt Lake City Airport. Their competitors follow closely, all providing a reliable level of service and accommodations. A guest in any of these hotels will enjoy a good night of quiet sleep, without worry of missing a flight.  

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Salt Lake City-Airport West
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Guests at this Holiday Inn may opt for a standard guest room or a larger suite. Either way, all lodging includes a variety of amenities such as flat screen TVs, bathrooms, and desks. The hotel offers a lobby that has a fireplace as well as a...  Read More

Doubletree by Hilton Salt Lake City Airport

The Hilton Salt Lake City Airport is only a short distance from the downtown area of the city, and has 288 rooms. Each include standard amenities such as TVs, coffeemakers, bathrooms, and modern décor and furnishings to boot. The Hilton Salt...  Read More

Comfort Inn Airport/International Center
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The Comfort Inn Airport/ International Center is located extremely near both the Salt Lake International Airport and Salt Lake City Downtown – which stand just five minutes apart from one another via I-80. All of the rooms found at the Comfort...  Read More

Residence Inn Salt Lake City Airport
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The Residence Inn Salt Lake City Airport offers shuttle service to and from the airport, so guest needn't worry about hassling with renting a car or parking their personal car before a flight. Those who want to reach other areas can either use a...  Read More

Radisson Salt Lake City Airport
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The hotel is located just 3 miles west of the downtown area, allowing guests to easily visit downtown, with all its shopping, dining, and sightseeing opportunities. The hotel offers 126 guestrooms, in each guests will find mini bars, small...  Read More

La Quinta Inn & Suites Salt Lake City Airport
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The La Quinta Inn & Suites Salt Lake City Airport is located just minutes from the Salt Lake City International Airport. Guests have access to a hotel shuttle to reach the airport, as well as public transportation to reach the airport and...  Read More

Courtyard Salt Lake City Airport
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4 Courtyard Salt Lake City Airport Those staying at this Salt Lake City hotel will find that they at once very near the airport and a short, easy drive from the city's major attractions – thanks to the speedy interstate belt system. Head to...  Read More

Springhill Suites Marriott Salt Lake City Airport
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At the SpringHill Suites Salt Lake City Airport hotel, you will enjoy our oversized king or queen suites with luxury bedding, 37" high definition television and relatively chic décor. Located immediately near the Salt Lake City International...  Read More

Hyatt Place Salt Lake City Airport

The Hyatt Place is conveniently located at the Salt Lake City Airport. The hotel offers the newest technology in its modern guest suites. It features contemporary decor with safely distinctive architecture, stylish furnishings and unexpected...  Read More

Hampton Inn & Suites SLC Airport

The hotel is located a short drive from the downtown area. Those staying at the Hampton Inn & Suites SLC Airport have the best of both worlds: immediate nearness to the airport, and easy access to attractions like Temple Square, museums, and...  Read More


Meet Christine Balaz

Christine Balaz began her unexpected writing career in Salt Lake City with her first book on Wasatch Skiing and Travel in 2006. On the subject of Utah, Christine has written numerous...  More About Christine
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