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Long layover at Kuwait airport (KWI) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at Kuwait airport (KWI), if open 24 hours. Services available, places to rest (free resting zones), or look for the list of nearby hotels and vip lounges.

Overnight layover guide. Sleeping facilities in the public zone or boarding area

Kuwait airport (KWI)
Spending the night at the airport

A relatively busy airport with not many amenities. Particularly, the amount of available seats is not enough for the passenger flow going through the enclosure.

Where to rest: Foreigners are only allowed to spend 3 hours inside the terminal, and then will have to go to the airport's transit hotel. National residents wishing to spend the night inside the enclosure will be led to a dedicated area on the Departures level. There are also some VIP lounges open around the clock.

Baggage: There are no luggage storage offices inside this airport.

Eating and drinking: Options open 24 hours a day in the commercial center.

Restrooms: There are showers only inside the VIP lounges, but not in the public toilets.

Wi-Fi: Free and unlimited.

Booking accommodation

Nearby Hotels

The Safir Airport Hotel is situated 10 minutes away from the terminal and has a courtesy shuttle service, but it is only available for passengers in transit. Most other accommodations in the surroundings are found inside the city.

Sara Palace Apartments (3.8 km/2.4 miles)
Holiday Inn Kuwait Al Thuraya City (3.9 km/2.4 miles)
Crowne Plaza Kuwait Al Thuraya City (4 km/2.5 miles)
Continental Suite Farwaniya (4.6 km/2.9 miles)
Continental Inn Hotel Al Farwaniya (5.2 km/3.2 miles)

Latest updates: June 25, 2019

  Scoring of Kuwait airport

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Scoring in Stay Overnite at The Airport (sleeping conditions):
VIP Lounge Pass