Monday, June 9, 2008

Brilliant!

In case you haven't heard, there's a new type of airport hotel on the block. An airport hotel in the airport. Yep, that's right. The Yotel, located at London's Heathrow & Gatwick airports and soon to be located at Amsterdam's Schiphol, is a hotel where cabins (supposedly comparable to a cruise cabin) with plush beds and rain showers can be rented by the hour for your travelling convenience.

How fabulous would this be if you had a long layover at Heathrow or an absurdly early morning flight. What could be more convenient than being located right at the airport?

Rooms are pretty affordable, as well--especially by London standards. I used an upcoming flight situation (I come in on one flight at 7:30 at night, and my connecting flight doesn't leave until 4:30 am the next morning) and came up with about 59 pounds for a premium room (a queen sized bed--singles and twins with bunk beds are also available). When you factor in the convenience factor, necessary cab fares to another airport hotel, etc, you have a heck of a deal!

Sorry for the crappy quality pictures, but hop over to the website to find out more. :)

1 comment:

Sarita said...

I seriously say this EVERY TIME I have a long layover. It's about fricking time they made this happen! And I bet it'll be a goldmine...