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User currently offlineZoomer From Netherlands, joined Dec 2000, 218 posts, RR: 0
Posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 1522 times:

I would appreciate comment regarding the quality of South facing views from the Hilton at LAX from anyone with first hand experience. (Is the glass thick & tinted? How easy can you see thru, etc.) Thanks.

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User currently offlineN178UA From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1680 posts, RR: 65
Reply 1, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 1455 times:
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Hi

Yes glass are very tinted and appear as dark yellow and you are facing sun most of the day (winter) which make it looks quite terrible in any decent photography. The view itself is great and you can read the reg. easily still(for reg loggers).

Beware lot of room with single bed, the bed couldn't be any smaller! (On a US standard)

Sam


User currently offlineConcord977 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1261 posts, RR: 25
Reply 2, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 11 hours ago) and read 1442 times:

I've stayed in this hotel 20-30 times in the last couple of years. Sam is right about the windows. They are darkly tinted, but you can still get some good photos. I have taken a few spectacular night photos from this hotel, on the 16th floor.

P.S. The Radisson down the streed is not quite as nice of a hotel, but it offers better fews, and clearer glass.


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User currently offlineZoomer From Netherlands, joined Dec 2000, 218 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1420 times:

Many thanks for your comments guys.

User currently offlineCschleic From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 1247 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (10 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 1401 times:

The Embassy Suites has great views looking north of the north runway approaches. Rooms have a sliding glass door that opens onto a very tiny little balcony...but at least it's a clear view of the planes. No glass.

User currently offlinePilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 14 hours ago) and read 1307 times:

Any one ever stayed at the Crowne Plaza at LAX. It's on Century Blvd, along with all the others. Just wondering what kind of view to expect.

pilottim747



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User currently offlineN178UA From United Arab Emirates, joined Jan 2001, 1680 posts, RR: 65
Reply 6, posted (10 years 7 months 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1285 times:
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Crown Plaza glass are also kinda tinted, but if you don't take photos, just spot and log, it should be good. Sun always face you in winter if you have a room looking south side.

Sam


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