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Good Hotels For Pictures/spotting At LAX

Sun Jan 26, 2003 2:46 am

What are some good hotels at LAX that would be good to take pictures and have good views of the ops at the airport?

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RE: Good Hotels For Pictures/spotting At LAX

Sun Jan 26, 2003 4:59 am

The Hilton is real nice,only $88 a night. OK pics ,too (thru glass). What I thought was neat is that there's a TV channel that only shows departure time/airlines/destinations all the time. Neat to see where everyone is going.
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RE: Good Hotels For Pictures/spotting At LAX

Sun Jan 26, 2003 11:33 am

The Radisson Hotel at the corner of Century and Sepulveda (right at the LAX entrance) is okay for spotting aircraft arriving on the north runways if you get a room on the north side. The glass sucks though and you can't open it. I took a few shots through it and they're not good enough for posting on airliners.net, that's for sure. I used Priceline and got this mighty nice hotel for $35 a night for four nights last October. They charge $10 a day for you to park your car though but you have in and out privileges.

When you bid on Priceline you pick the star level of the hotel - you don't find out the hotel unless one of them accepts your bid. Check out www.biddingfortravel.com to find out how much other people are paying for successful bids in a certain area. Otherwise you may overbid and pay too much.

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