Spending the night at the airport
East Midlands airport operates with several international flights and connections, so it is frequent to see passengers waiting for their flight departure through the night. Have headphones or earplugs ready in case the frequent overhead announcements bother you.
Where to rest: There are plenty of padded couches with no armrests both in the Arrivals area and the Departures Hall. There is also a VIP lounge with more amenities if you have a bigger budget, although it closes at night. In addition, there are some hotels directly outside the grounds.
Baggage: There are no lockers nor left-luggage service inside this airport.
Eating and drinking: Eateries close at night.
Wi-Fi: Free for 60 minutes.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, prayer room, changing room, children's play area.
In the vicinity of the airport are located the Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport (Tel +44 161 774 2985), Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport (Tel +44 871 902 1609), Premier Inn East Midlands Airport (Tel +44 871 527 8350) and Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport (Tel +44 150 967 0575). Some alternatives a little further away are: Travelodge Nottingham EM Airport Donington Park M1 (Tel +44 871 984 6073), Lady Gate Guest House (Tel +44 133 281 1565), Old Boot Garden Cottages (Tel +44 795 821 4716), The Falcon Inn (Tel +44 150 984 2416), The Royal Oak (Tel +44 150 984 3694), Spring Cottage Bed & Breakfast (Tel +44 133 281 4289).