At Kuwait Airport lies the Safir Airport Hotel (Tel. +965 2472 5000) mainly intended for transit passengers. Other hotels nearby the airport include Crowne Plaza Kuwait (Tel. +965 2184 8111), Ramada Kuwait Hotel (Tel. 965 2182 1111), Hawthorn Hotel & Suites (Tel. +965 2262 6111) and The Palms Beach Hotel & Spa (Tel. +965 2564 6266). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to Booking.com. They offer a large range of hotels, at competitive internet rates.
Shops and restaurants
With the opening of the Commercial Center Kuwait Airport has acquired an enormous shopping area: no less than 30,000 square meters! Apart from large duty-free shops you'll find mainly luxury shops: designer clothes, designer shops and jewelers. At Kuwait Airport you also have a large choice of restaurants, (snack) bars and coffee shops, both in the terminal and in the Commercial Center.
For lost-and-found objects you need to turn to the airport security. You can check online if your suitcase or other objects have been found.
There are three information desks: in the Arrivals Hall, in the Departure Hall and in the Transit Hall. Here you can inquire about Kuwait Airport, flight schedules and airport services. You can also get information by telephone via the airport's general telephone number: +965 2433 6699.
There are several luxury VIP lounges at Kuwait Airport. The Safit Airport Hotel has a business center and you can rent small meeting rooms. Extensive business facilities, including conference rooms, are available at the business hotels in Kuwait City (see Hotels).
Kuwait Airport has excellent accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted elevators and toilets, and also low-hanging telephones. There are also text telephones.
You'll find banks, exchange offices and ATM's scattered around the terminals. There are also baby rooms, prayer rooms for Muslims, showers and silence rooms. The First Aid station can be reached via one of the information desks or one of the telephones (the direct, short number is listed on the telephones). There's a children's playground in the Departure Hall.