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Long layover at East Midlands airport (EMA) or in nearby hotels

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Possibility to spend the night at East Midlands airport (EMA), 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

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 4 hours.
Other services available around the clock: ATMs, prayer room, baby changing facilities.

Booking accommodation

Nearby Hotels

By the airport's entrance is located the Jurys Inn East Midlands Airport. Some alternatives a little further away are:

Holiday Inn Express East Midlands Airport (1.2 km/0.7 miles)
Donington Cottage (1.3 km/0.8 miles)
Donington Manor Hotel (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
Radisson Blu Hotel East Midlands Airport (1.4 km/0.9 miles)
The Keep (1.5 km/0.9 miles)

Latest updates: May 19, 2019

  Scoring of East Midlands airport

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