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Long layover at Sharm el-Sheikh airport (SSH) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at Sharm el-Sheikh airport (SSH), 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

Sharm el-Sheikh airport (SSH)
Spending the night at the airport

Sharm el-Sheik airport has limited facilities, but it opens 24 hours a day.

Where to rest: There are not many comfortable places, so it is recommended to have blankets or a sleeping bag in case you have to lay on the floor. In each terminal, on the other hand, there is a VIP lounge which opens around the clock if you wish for more amenities. Keep in mind, however, that the maximum stay is 3 hours. You can also arrange a transfer service with most hotels in the area.

Baggage: There is a luggage storage office in the Arrivals area.

Eating and drinking: Commercial stores close at night.

Wi-Fi: The terminals provide internet access.

Booking accommodation

Nearby Hotels

There are no hotels inside the grounds. The main accommodations can be found along the coast or in the city centre.

Concorde El Salam Sharm El Sheikh Sport Hotel (1 km/0.6 miles)
Island Garden Resort (1.1 km/0.7 miles)
Hilton Sharks Bay Resort (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Sierra Sharm El Sheikh (1.5 km/0.9 miles)
Island View Resort (1.5 km/0.9 miles)

Latest updates: July 11, 2019

  Scoring of Sharm el-Sheikh airport

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