Hotels Close to Manchester Airport

by Mary Freeman

The Manchester International Airport is located in Ringway in the city of Manchester in the United Kingdom. A cluster of chain hotels, both large and small, surround the airport, all of which provide shuttle services to and from the airport. In general, these hotels provide on-site restaurants, wireless Internet access and fitness centers for their guests.

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Renovated in 2009, the Crowne Plaza Hotel features nine floors of nearly 300 rooms, all of which are nonsmoking. Each of the rooms have marble bathrooms, clean lines, and a green, red and cream color palette. The ninth floor of the building is home to the executive-level rooms, with upgraded bath amenities and a large workspace. The hotel features both an indoor and outdoor swimming pool, an off-site fitness center and concierge services. The hotel's in-house restaurant, the Brasserie Restaurant, serves international cuisines, and continental and full Irish breakfasts are available for a fee.

Hilton Manchester Airport Hotel

Situated very close to the airport is the Hilton Manchester, home to guest rooms, family rooms, deluxe rooms and suites. Each of these accommodations are smartly styled with sharp lines and a black, red and brown color scheme. Cardiovascular and strength-training equipment is available in the hotel's fitness center; other services and facilities include a concierge desk, coffee shop, 16 meeting and conference rooms, and a sitting lounge. The hotel staff speaks a total of six languages. Dining options at the Hilton include formal dinners and lunch buffets at Lowry's Restaurant, snacks and drinks at Lowry's Bar, and coffee at Caffè Cino.

Bewley’s Hotel Manchester Airport

Bewley's Hotel Manchester Airport is situated close to terminals 1 and 3 of the Manchester Airport. The hotel's most basic of rooms accommodate at least two adults and, in the family rooms, an additional two children under the age of 13. Each room in the hotel features low-to-the-ground duvet beds, free high-speed wireless Internet access, maroon and yellow color schemes, and coffee- tea-making facilities. Continental or full Irish breakfasts are available each morning for a fee, while the on-site Brasserie Restaurant serves international cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport

The Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport has 360 rooms. Four distinct styles adorn the guest rooms -- Italian, Scandinavian, Oriental and Maritime -- which feature aesthetics typical of its respective country. The six suites at the hotel are distinctly styled with striking color palettes and contemporary furnishing. Free high-speed Internet access is available throughout the hotel. Massages and body treatments are available at the hotel spa, and the fitness center features an indoor pool, sauna, steam room and gym. Breakfast buffets and dinners of seafood and duck are served at the Phileas Fogg Restaurant, while light lunch food and drinks are served at the Runway Brasserie and Bar.

About the Author

Mary Freeman is a freelance writer. She has held several editorial positions at the print publication, "The Otter Realm." She traveled throughout Europe, which ultimately resulted in an impromptu move to London, where she stayed for eight months. This life experience inspired her to pursue travel writing. Freeman received a degree in human communication from California State University.