Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, all regular services and hours may be subject to change. Thus, if the idea is to spend the night in the public area, consider a plan B in case the stay inside the airport is only allowed for those who are close to boarding.
Spending the night at the airport
New Delhi airport has modern facilities and it is constantly busy, so it is best to have headphones or earplugs.
Where to rest: The best place is Terminal 3, where you will find many seats with no armrests and carpeted floors. In particular, there are comfortable couches in the shopping area. There are also several VIP lounges, some of which are open 24 hours a day. Inside Terminal 3, finally, there is a hotel and private cabins.
Baggage: Left luggage service available only in Terminal 3.
Eating and drinking: There are some options that remain open during the night throughout the enclosure.
Restrooms: Showers open to the public in the Arrivals area of Terminal 3.
Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, children's playground, pharmacies, baby changing facilities.
On the fifth floor of Terminal 3 is found the Holiday Inn Express New Delhi International Airport T3, while in front of gate 17 there are private pods from Sam's Snooze At My Space. There are other alternatives nearby, among them:
Boutique Hotel Luck (0.1 km/0.1 miles)
Airport Hotel SRV (0.1 km/0.1 miles)
Delhi Airport Smart Stay (0.1 km/0.1 miles)
OPO Hotel Metro Tower Delhi Airport (0.1 km/0.1 miles)
Aerocity The Grace Hotel (0.1 km/0.1 miles)