World’s best airport hotels

Brisbane Airport has been named Australia’s best hub, according to the 2019 Skytrax World Airport Awards.

Queensland’s capital hub jumped four places from 2018 to finish top of the Australasian list and 18th globally.

Sydney Airport, which topped the Australia/Pacific list last year, was placed second in the Aussie hubs but dropped one spot on the global list to 21st position.

Melbourne Airport finished third, two places behind Sydney on the global list at 23rd position. Gold Coast finished fourth (45th), Perth was fifth (52nd) and Adelaide sixth (76th) – all improving in the international rankings.

Singapore Changi was declared the best overall airport for the seventh straight year, followed by Tokyo Haneda, Seoul Incheon and Doha Hamad. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport was also named World’s Best Airport Hotel for the fifth consecutive year.

“At Changi, we are fortunate to have a large community of immensely dedicated and passionate airport workers who strive to deliver the best experiences to our passengers every single day,” said Singapore Changi Airport Group chief Mr Lee Seow Hiang.

Brisbane also finished on top of the airport accommodation category, with Pullman Brisbane Airport claiming the award for Best Airport Hotel in Australia/Pacific (5th internationally); and Novotel Brisbane Airport also finishing in the top five Australasian hotels.


Here’s the complete list of winners.

World’s top airport hotels

Crowne Plaza Changi Airport

Pullman Guangzhou Airport

Sofitel London Heathrow

Hilton Munich Airport

Pullman Brisbane Airport

Regal Airport Hong Kong

Fairmont Vancouver Airport

Hong Kong Sky City Marriott

Hilton Frankfurt Airport

Hyatt Place Shenzhen Airport



Australia/Pacific’s top airport hotels

Pullman Brisbane Airport

Stamford Plaza Sydney Airport

Novotel Auckland Airport

Parkroyal Melbourne Airport

Novotel Brisbane Airport


World’s top airports

Singapore Changi

Tokyo Haneda

Seoul Incheon

Doha Hamad

Hong Kong

Centrair Nagoya


London Heathrow

Tokyo Narita



Australia/Pacific’s top airports





Gold Coast

Have you stayed at any of these hotels? Which is your favourite Australian airport? What about your favourite airport overall?


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