There are no hotels at the airport, but the Elaf Jeddah Hotel (Tel. +966(0)2 215 0525) is nearby. Other hotels nearby Jeddah Airport are the Dalat al-Mataar Hotel (Tel. +966(0)2 685 7788), the Golden Tulip Hotel (Tel. +966(0)2 631 2201) and the Albilad Hotel (Tel. +966(0)2 694 4777). These last three hotels lie right on the Red Sea, halfway the airport and Jeddah's center. 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
There's a good range of restaurants, cafés, (snack) bars and shops, both before and after customs. There are no special duty-free shops, because all goods in Saudi Arabia are duty free. No alcoholic beverages are served or sold at Jeddah Airport.
You can store your baggage in a locker or deposit it at a counter. To inquire about lost objects you call +966(0)2 685 5526.
In the Arrivals Hall there's an information desk (Tel. +966(0)2 640 5000) for inquiries about Jeddah Airport, flight schedules and airport services. Almost all employees speak English, and sometimes even French or German.
At various VIP lounges you can fax, copy and use the internet. Extensive business facilities (including meeting space and conference rooms) are offered by the Elaf Jeddah Hotel (see Hotels).
Jeddah Airport has good accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps and adapted elevators and toilets. Right in front of the terminal parking places have been reserved for disabled travelers.
You'll find banks, exchange offices and ATM's scattered around the terminals. Wireless internet is also available (not free) and there's a post office in the Arrivals Hall. Behind customs there's a large mosque.