King Executive room at Hilton Frankfurt Airport

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Pic: Hilton Frankfurt am Main Airport – Entrance (Sep 2012)
As I had two separate tickets for my trip to French Polynesia, I decided to play safe by booking my BRU-FRA flight one day in advance.  I arrived at Frankfurt am Main Airport on Thursday night Sep 6th.  This turned out to be a smart move, as Lufthansa was having a strike on Friday Sep 7th and my original 1.40pm FRA-LHR had been cancelled.  Instead, I was rescheduled for a Lufthansa Regional flight at 6:55am not affected by the strike.  Fortunately, I had also booked my overnight stay at the new Hilton Frankfurt Airport, avoiding a really early wake-up call.

Pic: Hilton Frankfurt am Main Airport – Lobby (Sep 2012)
At €159 (advance purchase rate) it was an expensive airport hotel stay.  I had been monitoring the hotel rate for a few weeks when it dropped from +€240 to €159.  A few days after my booking, Hilton launched ‘The Great Getaway’ sale resulting in an even lower rate of €113.  A painful experience for a ‘luxury traveller on a budget’ like me! But hey, you can’t always win! 🙂

Pic: King Hilton Executive Bedroom – Hilton Frankfurt Airport (Sep 2012)
As Hilton HHonors Gold member, I was upgraded to a King Hilton Executive room on the 9th floor and provided with complimentary internet access.  Executive rooms are basically the same as standard Hilton Guestrooms on the lower floors, they just come with access to the Executive Lounge.  My Executive room was facing the lobby atrium and felt a bit cramped.  The interior drowned in a sea of beige and didn’t really feel inviting.  At check-in, I was told the Executive lounge was serving snacks and drinks until 9pm, but arriving there just after 8.30pm the complimentary drinks and food service was over.  Bummer!  Unfortunately, my high expectations for this new and expensive Hilton property were not met.  My stay earned me 6153 Hilton HHonors points, including the “My Way” option of 1000 extra points for skipping the complimentary breakfast due to my early check-out time.  I might try next door’s Hilton Garden Inn on the next overnight stay at Frankfurt Airport.  For more pictures of Hilton Frankfurt Airport, check Damian’s review at
Pic: King Hilton Executive room bed – Hilton Frankfurt Airport (Sep 2012)

Pic: Hilton Frankfurt am Main Airport – King Executive Bathroom (Sep 2012)

7 Comments on “King Executive room at Hilton Frankfurt Airport

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  6. Your review mirrors my experience with my preferrence tendin towards the hgi. Though if you need an aiport hotel that does not feel like one, try out the radisson – you are at the terminal in 15mins by taxi opposed to the 5 mins walking over from hilton.

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