Hotels Near the Sacramento Airport
Sacramento International Airport boasts easy freeway access, convenient parking, and a flyer-friendly experience. Sacramento International Airport, known by airport code SMF, likes to say it makes your journey "Easy as SMF."
Sacramento International Airport, just off of "The 5," or Interstate 5, is served by 12 commercial airlines out of two passenger terminals. The airport offers more than 130 nonstop flights to more than 30 major destinations across the U.S. and in Mexico, and to Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Sacramento International Airport has set its sights on giving its passenger terminals more of a luxury mall feel by adding such new amenities as an art gallery, two members-only Escape Lounges, a Popsox fanciful socks store, Jaynee Cakes patisserie, a Farm to Fork to Flight restaurant, and more.
Hotels-Rates.com can make it easy as SMF to book a hotel near Sacramento International Airport. Our database shows four hotels within 6 miles of SMF, each convenient to the Westside Freeway (I-5):
- Four Points By Sheraton Sacramento International Airport,the closest hotel in the city to both SMF and the Sacramento State Capitol.
- Hampton Inn - Suites Sacramento-Airport-Natomas, conveniently located between Sacramento International Airport and Downtown Sacramento.
- Homewood Suites By Hilton Sacramento Airport-Natomas, positioned conveniently for the business traveler in the heart of Natomas’s financial and business district.
- Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sacramento Airport Natomas, which is completing renovations to offer fresh rooms and suites with comfortable bedding.
Each of the hotels near SMF offers free airport shuttle service, including 9 more hotels in the Hotels-Rates.com database within 10 miles of Sacramento International Airport. They also offer fitness centers, business centers, pools, WiFi and other amenities to make your Sacramento stay a comfortable one, whether for business or pleasure.
Sacramento has a lot for the curious visitor, whether its wholesome and delicious dining — Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital — world-class museums, the NBA’s Sacramento Kings or a nationally touring show at Golden 1 Center, or an excursion into Sacramento wine country, home of 200 regional wineries, vineyards and tasting rooms mostly within a one-hour drive.
If your family joins you on your Sacramento trip, set aside time to see the Old Sacramento Waterfront for a glimpse of the Old West, including the Sacramento History Museum; the California State Railroad Museum, which offers excursion train rides; and a hidden Gold Rush-era underground city. There’s also upscale shopping, casual and upscale dining, riverboat and horse-drawn carriage tours, a comedy club, antiques and collectibles, and more in Old Sacramento.
Another unforgettable family option is William Land Regional Park, about 15 minutes south of SMF on I-5, which houses the Sacramento Zoo, Funderland amusement park, and Fairytale Town, with 25 playsets based on nursery rhymes and fairytales, a farm animal petting zoo, two performing arts stages and several gardens.
As you travel about Sacramento, you’re sure to notice the colorful murals! Sacramento is home to more than 650 murals. Each August, local and international muralists converge on the city for the Wide Open Walls mural festival, which allows locals and visitors alike to enjoy watching the artists as they paint more murals. On a smaller scale in Sacramento, enjoy the California Impressionists and collections from around the world at Crocker Art Museum, contemporary art at The Verge Center for the Arts, and the California Museum with historic exhibits on all aspects of California life.
Because you can count on more than 250 days of sunshine every year in Sacramento, you can make plans for the outdoors. Sacramento offers more than 32 miles of paved bike trail along the scenic American River Parkway and lazy day rafting down the American River from historic Folsom back into Sacramento. Just 45 minutes from downtown Sacramento, you can enjoy challenging enjoy whitewater rafting on the American River, either on your own or by booking guided tours with several local outfitters.
Whether you’re in Sacramento for business, a vacation or to visit UC Davis or California State University-Sacramento, a hotel near Sacramento International Airport booked through Hotels-Rates.com positions you to take advantage of all that Sacramento has to offer.