BA787
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MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:33 am

I will be flying out of MAN in the near future, where should I go to get the best view of aircraft activity and which hotel should I stay in? I think I am staying in the Marriot but are any any better?
 
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Fri Jan 05, 2007 3:35 am

The Radisson SAS is a good one, providing you get a room on the apron side, bit pricey but worth it  Smile You can easily walk over to T1 from there too on the skylink and go to the mezannine level an see stuff arriving and departing.
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Fri Jan 05, 2007 4:03 am

Quoting Speedbird19 (Reply 1):

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Agree that the Radisson SAS would probably be the best hotel if you specify a room on the apron side.

The best views of aircraft activity would probably be from the spectator terrace which is located by Terminal 1 on Level 13 of the Multi Storey Car Park. For runway movements, best views are from the garden at The Airport Pub or at the Aviation Viewing Park.
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BA787
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:22 pm

Cheers Guys, will see about the Radisson, would be nice to stay in a 5* hotel Big grin
 
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Mon Jan 08, 2007 6:48 am

Quoting BA787 (Reply 3):
Cheers Guys, will see about the Radisson, would be nice to stay in a 5* hotel

Glad to help, the breakfasts are good too  Wink
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Mon Jan 08, 2007 11:35 pm

Quoting BA787 (Thread starter):
I think I am staying in the Marriot but are any any better?

The Marriott is off-airport so you will get no views. As others have said the best one would be the Radisson, but a high floor at the Crowne Plaza would work.
 
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RE: MAN Spotters: Which Hotel And Which Place

Tue Jan 09, 2007 1:46 am

Think we have booked Marriot now, but I will just go an take some photos from the viewing park or maybe a little place I found before near another hotel, public footpath with some crackinbg views Big grin

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