What is an Airport Hotel?

Westin Denver International Airport Hotel at sunrise, Denver, Colorado USA. The curved roof mimics the concave shape of the Jeppesen Terminal tents adjacent.
••• Westin Denver International Airport Hotel at sunrise in Denver, Colorado. Blaine Harrington III

An Airport Hotel is a hotel near the airport. The hotel does not have to be connected to the airport (although some are) or even adjacent to it; it could be located up to five miles away. Most airport hotels have a shuttle to and from the terminals.