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Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels in Tehran: A TripAdvisor Perspective

Your Perfect Stay Awaits at Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels

The 5-star Rexan Hotel and its counterpart the 4-star hotel Remis are Iran’s first and only airport hotels. Located on the site of Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA), about 50 kilometers away from Tehran’s city center, these hotels opened in 2015 under the franchise of the French Accor Hotel Group, as Ibis and Novotel Hotels.

With 492 rooms over the two hotels, Rexan & Remis Hotels offers luxurious and modern services to travelers that can choose between standard overnight stay and shorter stays off 6 or 10 hours to rest before or after their flight. Rexan & Remis Hotels also offer meeting and conference halls, restaurants and coffee shop, as well as free transfer to the airport.

If you are considering spending the night at Rexan & Remis Hotels, let’s have a look at what other travelers have said about their stay on TripAdvisor.

Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels in Tehran: What Travelers Are Saying


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Most travelers at Rexan & Remis Hotels were highly satisfied with the professionalism of the staff, and praised the comfort of the rooms and the hotels’ location. Let’s see in more details what services are highlighted on TripAdvisor by those who stayed at this hotel.

Professional Staff

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Almost every traveler to Rexan & Remis Hotels have praised the professionalism and kindness of the staff, many thanking one or several persons in particular. Rand M (Apr 2024) wrote: “The most beautiful hotel in Iran with some of the finest staff I’ve ever encountered and the peak of all of it was the front desk and its receptionists.” Anwar Z (Apr 2024) also praised the night receptionist saying he “was polite and helpful. I have been working in hospitality for more than 5 years and my experience tells me that he can deliver world class service.” Many other travelers qualified the staffs of “very professional”, “absolutely fabulous” and the service “amazing”.

Airport Proximity

Airport View from Rexan and Remis Hotel
Airport View from Rexan and Remis Hotel

One of Rexan & Remis Hotels’ strong suit is its proximity with Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA). The hotels and airport are connected by a pedestrian bridge and mini-bus shuttle services. JohnHChicagoIllinois (Oct 2019) explained: “Great next to airport location for those middle-of-night and morning flights (…) can walk the easy 10 minutes on the pedestrian bridge to the international terminal or wait for the shuttle bus which runs every 20 minutes”. Wanderlust (Jun 2019) also gave further details: “couldn’t be better-located for access to the airport; a covered walkway, directly across from the terminal building (go up one floor from arrivals) leads you to the hotel. If you’re struggling with luggage or experience mobility issues then it might be prudent to take advantage of the shuttle services offered by the hotel – there’s a branded desk located inside the terminal, again on the departures level.”

Great Services and Amenities

Rexan and Remis Hotels Amenities
Rexan and Remis Hotels Amenities

Beside the staff and the location, the overall general services provided by the hotels is often praised in traveler’s reviews. For instance, Mitchel S (Apr 2024) recalled: “Me and my wife arrived at IKA devastated almost 8 hours before our flight. We were so tired and needed a well and sound sleep. That’s when Rexan & Remis hotels shined like a charm in our barely opened eyes. The best part is that they have hourly stays! We chose a 6-hour stay and all I can say is that it was perfect. Likewise, Farzad S (Apr 2024) wrote: “I share with you a great stay experience in an attractive and peaceful environment. Compared to other airport hotels, it provides a good environment and comprehensive services to the guests”. Maryam R (Apr 2024) also commented: “One of the most pleasant stays of my life , great rooms with a beau View of the International airport”

Reviews Summary of Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels in Tehran

Remis and Rexan Hotel Rooms
Remis and Rexan Hotel Rooms

On TripAdvisor, Rexan & Remis Hotel gather a total of 1005 reviews, with a score of 4.5/5, which makes it the 6h hotel in Tehran. The hotels seem to reach the 4 and 5-star standards they have inherited from the Accor Group as most travelers recalled a smooth and pleasant stay, with comfortable and clean rooms. It’s the professionalism of the staffs that is though the most highlighted in the reviews.

Critical Reviews of Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels in Tehran

There are a few critical reviews of Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels on TripAdvisor, but by getting a closer look at them, negative events seemed to have occurred quite rarely over the years. The negative experiences recalled, for instance when dealing with the staff or regarding the cleanliness, can be considered as unfortunate exceptions as it doesn’t reflect most of the reviews.

Conclusion: SURFIRAN’s Perspective on Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels in Tehran

Inside Rexan and Remis Airport Hotels
Inside Rexan and Remis Airport Hotels

Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels are good 4-star and 5-star airport hotels which seem to provide all the necessary services travelers may expect before or after a long flight. By offering short duration stays, it’s definitely an attractive option as many flights at IKIA are operated in the middle of the night. Rexan & Remis Airport Hotels are a good option for one night or less, whether on arrival to Iran or before departure, and makes it easy to arrives from or go to the nearby cities of Tehran, Qom and Kashan.

Rexan & Remis Airport Hotel Amenities

Rexan and Remis Hotels, Restaurant
Rexan and Remis Hotels, Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Airport transportation
  • Short-stay accommodation (6 and 10-hour)
  • Pre-flight services
  • Indoor Pool
  • Fitness Center & Spa
  • Restaurant

Rexan & Remis Airport Hotel’s Proximity to Major Attractions

Remis and Rexan Airport Hotels Lobby
Remis and Rexan Airport Hotels, Lobby

The main interest of Rexan & Remis Airport is its proximity to the international airport, Imam Khomeini Airport (IKIA)

  • 2 min. by foot from the Arrival Hall of Imam Khomeini Airport
  • 52 min from Tehran Grand Bazaar (52 km)
  • 1h10 from the city of Qom (105 km)
  • 2h10 from the city of Kashan (212 km)

Rooms from 36€/night

Best Affordable Hotels in Tehran


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If you are rather looking for an affordable hotel in Tehran, here are some of our best recommendations:

1. Roudaki Hotel Tehran

Roudaki Hotel, Tehran
Roudaki Hotel, Tehran

Roudaki Hotel is a good hotel located in Tehran’s city center, near Teatr-e Shar metro station. Its central location and quick access to transportation makes it a convenient choice to visit the city. Furthermore, overall reviews are satisfied with the services of this 3-star hotel that provides different type of rooms and suites.

Rooms from 43€ /night

2. Pamchal Hotel Tehran

Pamchal Hotel, Tehran
Pamchal Hotel, Tehran

Pamchal Hotel is another 3-star hotel located in Tehran’s city center, near Haft-e Tir Square and metro station. The hotel also has a restaurant and a coffee shop and provide clean, well-equipped modern rooms.

Rooms from 34.5€ /night

3. Azadi Hotel Tehran

Azadi Hotel, Tehran
Azadi Hotel, Tehran

This 2-star hotel is a good option for budget travelers visiting Tehran. It is located at a short distance from the National Museum of Iran and the Golestan Palace and its rooms are comfortable and clean. Furthermore, friendly and helpful staff are available to answer your needs during your stay in the capital.

Rooms from 33.5€ /night

4. Vernus Hotel Tehran

Vernus Hotel, Tehran
Vernus Hotel, Tehran

Located on Boulevard Keshavarz, near Vali Asr Square, Vernus Hotel is a recently built 3-star hotel that provides the necessary commodities at a reasonable price. Its central location makes it convenient to visit the city by taxi, metro or BRT.

Rooms from 37.5€ /night

5. Roma Hotel Tehran

Roma Hotel, Tehran
Roma Hotel, Tehran

Located a bit outside of the crowded areas of Tehran, between the central neighborhoods and the northern part of the city, Roma Hotel is a small 2-star hotel with only 14 rooms that will suit travelers looking for a more intimate experience. The hotel also has all facilities of modern hotels, such as restaurant, meeting rooms, etc.

Rooms from 38€ /night

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SURFIRAN Editorial Team

SURFIRAN is an Iranian tour operator and travel agency offering tour packages to those interested in Iran. It provides the tourists with services needed to travel to Iran, offers tours across the country, and assists the tourists in obtaining Iranian visas.

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