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Transiting through the new Hyderabad airport? Unfortunately, the airport's remote location in Shamshabad (30 kilometers/19 miles southwest of the city center) means that there aren't many appealing hotels nearby. This guide to hotels near Hyderabad airport points out the best options.
Plaza Premium Lounge Airport Transit Hotel
The new Hyderabad airport is well equipped for those want to rest and refresh themselves between flights. The airport's Plaza Premium Lounge Airport Transit Hotel offers nap packages with shower and lounge usage starting from 2,000 rupees for a single and 3,000 for a double, for three hours. A 20 minute shower costs 400 rupees. The lounge consists of 28 suites with shower and a TV, a lounge with seating capacity for 44, two meeting rooms, a business center, four shower rooms, a massage room with four seated massage chairs, TV viewing area and a 24-hour bar. Find it on Level C, Commercial Plaza, International Passenger Terminal Building.
The only hotel in the vicinity of the new Hyderabad airport, the Novotel is situated opposite the terminals on the Airport Approach Road. There's a free shuttle bus, which takes around 10 minutes to reach the hotel. It's a large hotel with 305 rooms and suites, two restaurants, two bars, a pool, meeting rooms, spa and 24 hour fitness center. Double rooms cost around 6,000 rupees per night. The hotel also offers a discounted transit rate for same day check outs (no overnight stays).
Oyster Airport Hotel
If you're looking for a step up from the usual budget hotels, Oyster Airport Hotel is worth considering. This 40 room hotel is less than 10 minutes from the airport (albeit in an isolated location just off the highway interchange). It was recently renovated and is quite modern. It also has a garden setting with large lawn, spacious rooms, and a good range of facilities. However, guest reviews are variable and some guests don't think the price is justified. Rates start from around 3,000 rupees per night, plus tax. Breakfast is included.
OYO Rooms Shamshabad
Rapidly expanding OYO Rooms, India's largest branded network of hotels, is revolutionizing the industry with its standardized stay experiences and affordable rates. OYO Rooms Shamshabad is housed in what is the newly constructed Hotel Deccan Park on National Highway 44 (NH7/AH 43), which is the main road, in Shamshabad. It has an excellent location near the airport, spacious well-maintained rooms, and a restaurant next door. Rooms cost 1,799 rupees per night, including tax and breakfast.
Hotel Neem Tree
A popular budget hotel near Hyderabad Airport, Hotel Neem Tree offers clean and comfortable no-frills accommodations. It has an easy to find location, also on the main road in Shamshabad. The staff are friendly and helpful, and travel assistance is provided. Although there's no restaurant on the premises, room service is available. There are 10 rooms. Rates start from 800 rupees for a single and 1,100 rupees for a double, plus tax. Breakfast is included.