The Best Hotels Near the Cancun Airport

Cancun International Airport (CUN) is the primary international airport in the Yucatan Peninsula. It’s the gateway to Cancun’s Hotel Zone (Zona Hotelera), Playa del CarmenTulum, the Riviera Maya, and all of the other hotspots of Quintana Roo and beyond.

Although many visitors choose to stay in one of Cancun’s luxury resorts in the Zona Hotelera area, this isn’t convenient if you’re flying in late or have an early flight to catch the following day and don’t want to stress about getting to the airport.

Thankfully, there are some fantastic airport-adjacent hotels that perfectly combine a great location with must-have amenities. Here are the best hotel options that don’t sacrifice service over proximity to the Cancun International Airport.

1. Hilton Garden Inn Cancun Airport

Hilton Garden Inn Cancun Airport is located just under a third mile from the airport, making this the most conveniently positioned airport hotel on our list. This hotel also offers great access to the Cancun-Tulum highway and is just 20 minutes by car to Downtown Cancun, the Hotel Zone, and the ferries to Isla Mujeres.

A free airport shuttle service is available to guests, or if you don’t have heavy luggage, it’s just a seven-minute walk.

The on-site restaurant, Garden Grille, is open all day for buffet dining and also has à la carte dining. A pool bar adds to the ambiance of the stunning swimming pool area. Room service is also available, and the front desk is open 24 hours for late-night requests and early-morning checkouts.

The rooms at the Hilton Garden Inn Cancun International Airport are pet-friendly and beautifully decorated. There are also connecting rooms available that are perfect for families and groups traveling together. Each suite has air conditioning and a flat-screen TV, as well as a desk, mini-fridge, and free Wi-Fi.

Top amenities include:

  • 0.3 miles from the airport
  • Includes a free shuttle to the airport
  • On-site restaurant and room service
  • Suites with air conditioning

Check availability for this ideally-located option here.

2. 1st Luxury Warehouse

At just a mile from the airport, 1st Luxury Warehouse is one of the most conveniently located accommodations for getting to and from the airport. You’ll be ready to check in to your comfortable and spacious air-conditioned apartment-style accommodations within minutes of leaving the airport.

Each suite at 1st Luxury Warehouse offers a full kitchen with a microwave, fridge, minibar, and coffee machine. Each suite has a dining area, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. Depending on the size of your travel group, you can choose from the two-bedroom apartment or the deluxe double studio.

The property has a shared lounge for guests to relax and meet other travelers, and there’s also a business center on-site. In addition, guests have access to free private parking, which is ideal if you have a rental, and free Wi-Fi is offered throughout.

Top amenities include:

  • One mile from the airport
  • Includes a free airport shuttle
  • Suites with kitchens
  • Business center on-site

Check availability for these luxurious short-stay apartments here.

3. Courtyard by Marriott Cancun Airport

Courtyard by Marriott Cancun Airport is a four-star hotel just 1.8 miles from Cancun International Airport. This property offers its guests a free 24-hour round-trip airport shuttle service, plus many other amenities, including free Wi-Fi throughout the property.

There’s a 24-hour fitness center to help you get a workout no matter what time your flight is, and the outdoor swimming pool is the perfect relaxing way to start a travel day. If you have some downtime before your next flight, take advantage of the peaceful gardens complete with hammocks, to relax and unwind.

If you have time to explore, Downtown Cancun is only a ten-minute drive away and is home to all the stores, restaurants, and nightlife that you could ever need for your layover. 

Guests at Courtyard by Marriott Cancun Airport can also take advantage of the free shuttle bus to a beach club, where you can enjoy a cocktail on the shore of the Caribbean sea.

Top amenities include:

  • 1.8 miles from the airport
  • Includes free airport transfer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor swimming pool

Check availability for this four-star airport hotel here.

4. Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cancun Airport

Just down the road, you’ll find another property by Marriott. The Fairfield Inn & Suites are just 1.9 miles from the airport and offer a four-star luxury accommodation experience.

Each modern suite in this lavish hotel boasts air conditioning, a desk, a coffee machine, a microwave, a minibar, and a flat-screen TV. The Fairfield Inn & Suites also offers guests an à la carte or American breakfast each morning.

This property has some fantastic amenities for travelers coming to and from the airport. For example, the 24-hour front desk is ideal for late check-ins and early check-outs, and there is an ATM and currency exchange on-site to change your USD to pesos (or the other way around if you’re heading home). 

The gardens are a beautiful spot for a stroll, and the outdoor swimming pool has plenty of seating to sit out and enjoy Mexico’s glorious sunshine. Pets are welcome at this property which is ideal if you’re traveling with the furry members of your family.

Top amenities include:

  • 1.8 miles from the airport
  • Includes free airport shuttle
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Pet-friendly property

Check availability for this lavish Marriott Group airport hotel here.

5. Villa Palmeras

For a cozy and unique hotel close to the airport, look no further than Villa Palmeras. This picturesque property is a beautiful spot to layover whether you’re arriving or leaving.

The tranquil outdoor space is ideal for sleeping off jet lag or preparing for a long day of travel. The swimming pool has comfy loungers for you to lie out and catch some rays, and the lush gardens give the property a tranquil, remote vibe.

There’s also plenty to keep you entertained at Villa Palmeras, with darts, table tennis, and billiards on offer in the bar and an adjacent game room area. The 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi are handy for travel planning, and airport transfers can be arranged on your behalf. Food at the on-site restaurant is tasty and well-priced, and a small breakfast is offered to guests each morning.

The spacious and bright rooms at Villa Palmeras are clean and spacious, and the big beds are extremely comfortable. Suites are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

Top amenities include:

  • 2.5 miles from the airport
  • Lush garden and pool area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • On-site restaurant

Check availability for this beautifully unique hotel here.

6. LOL-HA Hotel Boutique

If you’d prefer a more stylish three-star boutique hotel, check out LOL-HA. This property is a little farther out, at 2.6 miles from Cancun International Airport, but it is worth the extra mile. This property is the perfect combination of comfort and value. 

LOL-HA Hotel Boutique gets high marks for service. The guest reviews for this hotel are highly complimentary of the friendly and helpful staff who are on-hand to assist with anything you need during your stay.

The clean and airy rooms at LOL-HA have air conditioning, a private bathroom, a safety deposit box, and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms also have a view of the beautiful outdoor pool area. If you’re traveling with a family, the twin room with two double beds is a convenient option.

Free parking is available, and the front desk is open around the clock to accommodate guests’ travel times. In addition, free Wi-Fi is available on the property, and a buffet breakfast is served each morning at the on-site restaurant.

Top amenities include:

  • 2.6 miles from the airport
  • Family rooms are available
  • 24-hour front desk
  • On-site restaurant

Check availability for this boutique property here.

7. Cancun-Soho B&B

Another fantastic mid-sized property close to the airport is Cancun-Soho B&B. It’s just 2.6 miles from the airport, and the shuttle service takes around 15 minutes to get you to the airport. Guests love this B&B for the super-helpful staff, the spacious rooms, and the excellent value for money.

The garden and outdoor swimming pool make for an idyllic spot to enjoy your time in Cancun’s sunny weather. Not only is it well located, but being a B&B, guests at Cancun-Soho can enjoy a complimentary continental breakfast daily.

The classically styled guest rooms are air-conditioned, with free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and a private bathroom with a shower and hairdryer. Some rooms also have their own kitchenette with a microwave for preparing meals and snacks. This B&B is an excellent option if you’re traveling as a group because all room types can accommodate at least four people.

Top amenities include:

  • 2.6 miles from the airport
  • Paid airport shuttle service
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Rooms with kitchenettes

Check availability for this charming B&B here.

8. Tsaakik Jungle Hotel & Spa

This tranquil Mayan oasis is one of the best hotels to prepare for or recover from a long travel day. Although the property is just 2.7 miles from the airport, the peaceful location transports guests far away from the hectic city into a lush jungle retreat.

A delicious breakfast is cooked to order and is the perfect way to start the day. Flexible check-in ensures that you’ll have no problem getting into your room no matter your flight time. In addition, an airport shuttle can be arranged by the hotel, removing the stress of arranging your own transportation.

The guest rooms at Tsaakik Jungle Hotel & Spa are finished to a high standard and boast extremely comfortable beds. The tiled bathrooms are beautiful and will give you a true taste of authentic Mexican decor. Rooms also have a small outdoor terrace for enjoying quiet evenings at this serene property.

Book one of the spa and wellness packages for a real treat and take advantage of the facilities while enjoying a rejuvenating massage.

Top amenities include:

  • 2.7 miles from the airport
  • Airport shuttles can be arranged
  • Rooms with small terraces
  • Spa and wellness packages are available

Check availability for this lush hotel and spa here.

9. NH Cancun Airport

The final property on our list is NH Cancun Airport, which is 3.8 miles from the airport and conveniently positioned on the highway to Puerto Morelos. This location means that as well as being close to the airport, you’ll also have access to the charming beachfront town of Puerto Morelos.

This four-star hotel boasts stunning, modern rooms that make for the most comfortable stopover imaginable. The junior suite also features a desk and seating area that provides plenty of space to relax and get some work done if needed. All rooms include air conditioning, storage, and a flat-screen TV.

Outside the room, you’ll find a beautiful swimming pool area and an on-site restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and a buffet or à la carte breakfast. Free Wi-Fi is offered to all guests, and free parking is also available. When it’s time to travel, there’s also a shuttle service to make transfers to and from the airport safe and straightforward.

Top amenities include:

  • 3.8 miles from the airport
  • Close to Puerto Morelos
  • Spacious suites with room to work
  • On-site restaurant

Check availability for this modern four-star hotel here.

Great Hotel Options Abound Near Cancun’s Airport

So there you have it. If you need a quick stay that doesn’t sacrifice quality, these are some of the best hotels near the Cancun International Airport. 

So whether you’re heading off to Isla Mujeres, another Yucatan destination, or heading back home after the vacation of a lifetime, every property on this list will serve as a fantastic short-stay base for the Cancun International Airport. 

While Cancun has many great hotels, some of them happen to be hidden gems by the airport. Safe travels!