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Old Jan 24, 23, 4:39 am
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Manchester Airport Hotel Options

Appreciate the Raddison is walkable but are there any other hotels that somebody can stay before a flight and walk to the terminals?
Looking for next week and the Raddison is well above my budget
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Old Jan 24, 23, 4:43 am
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Doubletree, Clayton, Crowne Plaza, and the new Ibis.

There is also a Premier Inn at Heald Green which is a 20 minute walk or one stop on the train from the airport.
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Old Jan 24, 23, 4:50 am
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or anywhere in town
Oxford road station to Airport is 14/19 mins on the train
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Old Jan 24, 23, 4:58 am
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Doubletree, Clayton, Crowne Plaza, and the new Ibis.

There is also a Premier Inn at Heald Green which is a 20 minute walk or one stop on the train from the airport.
The Doubletree seems to be around 150/night most of the time (135ish next week), so is pretty much on a par with the next door Clayton and the Radisson.

HI and Ibis next to T2 are probably convenient, although around 100/night, even now in a quiet period. The HI seems to still be under construction though - people in there working, on computers etc. with a lot of furniture still having dust sheets on them.

The Heald Green PI is probably closer to a 40 min walk to T3, assuming it's nice weather.
Trains aren't to bad during the day, if running. 2-3 an hour? Not sure what time they start though. Taxi probably best option from there.
The PI at Cheadle is fine, although a walk to the Heald Green train station or a taxi again if not driving. Free overnight parking though.

The HIX has a 4.50? shuttle bus apparently. Generally 100-150/night, although 70+ next week at present. Nothing special, but might be fine if points are used if cash is tight?
The next door Premier Inns are 50+ next week.
All the above charge 10? a night for parking.

There's a PI and Travelodge in Altrincham. As with everywhere locally, prices range from 50-150 on whatever day. May be parking charges.

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Old Jan 24, 23, 5:33 am
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Doubletree, Clayton, Crowne Plaza, and the new Ibis.

There is also a Premier Inn at Heald Green which is a 20 minute walk or one stop on the train from the airport.
20 minute walk to Heald Green? Maybe if you're Usain Bolt! It's 2 miles from the train/tram/bus station. I'm a pretty fast walker but it took me at least 30 minutes. Whilst it's just 3 or 4 minutes on the train, the last train is normally at 23:46 (23:10 on Sunday night). The first train to the Airport only gets in at 05:47 (07:57 on Sunday morning). So perhaps fine for Mon-Sat flights at civilised times, but useless if you're on a late or early one, or travelling on Sundays.

I'd far sooner stay overnight in Manchester city centre, where there's a plethora of hotel options, and a train and bus service all night long.
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Old Jan 24, 23, 5:42 am
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Originally Posted by BA for life View Post
Appreciate the Raddison is walkable but are there any other hotels that somebody can stay before a flight and walk to the terminals?
Looking for next week and the Raddison is well above my budget
Thanks
Not walkable, but I notice you have Marriott status. There is a Marriott (now called Delta I think) very close to the airport. There is a shuttle service (4 each way).
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Old Jan 24, 23, 5:43 am
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Even a black cab from near Oxford Road station comes in at around 30 and takes about 20 mins, so yeah it's definitely worth checking the city centre hotels and train timetables. I see you've got status with Marriott: they've got several choices in the city including one right by Piccadilly.
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oddly enough I just looked at this yesterday. Ibis budget at about 75 won the beauty contest over the Doubletree. I have a 6am flight to Heathrow and wanted maximum bed time.
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Old Jan 24, 23, 5:51 am
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Not walkable, but I notice you have Marriott status. There is a Marriott (now called Delta I think) very close to the airport. There is a shuttle service (4 each way).
Still a good 120+ next week, so not what I would call "cheap".

Can't say I've ever seen any shuttle buses from any hotel except for the Clayton (that is 5 mins walk from the railway station anyway).

Would expect 11+ e/w for a taxi from the Marriott / HIX / PI hotels.

Thing I don't like about the Ibis Budgets, even if paying 75-100 at MAN, is that you earn zero points for the stay.
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Old Jan 24, 23, 5:54 am
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Im trying out the new ibis next week, 85 as apposed to everything else was extortionate for the same night
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Old Jan 24, 23, 6:00 am
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Still a good 120+ next week, so not what I would call "cheap".
The OP didn't mention "cheap" - just that the Radisson was over their budget. I don't know what their budget is!

And the shuttle is mentioned here :-

https://www.marriott.co.uk/hotels/ma...ester-airport/
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I don't know what your starting point is, but for me (Sheffield) it's cheaper and more convenient to sleep at home and book an airport transfer service. I only have to get up an hour earlier than if I were staying at a MAN airport hotel.
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The one, and thank goodness only, time Ive flown from MAN, I stayed at a hotel in Wilmslow. It was a short taxi ride to the airport the next day.
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