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flyninestein
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LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 3:56 am

Can anyone suggest the best hotel at LAX to see the airport / Landing planes from please?

I have a layover there in May and want to pick a "spotter friendly" hotel.

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RE: LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:01 am

I believe a south facing balcony view from the Radisson has good shots - especially for early morning Oceania arrivals.

Also, because the north and south runways are staggered, you'd have better views of the south runways from the hotel.

Check out the Radisson in the background...


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RE: LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:08 am

South-facing room at the Westin is also a good place.
 
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RE: LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:34 am

Why even get a room? Just park next to the In-n-Out and sleep in your car Big grin Just kidding, both of the above choices would be correct. Enjoy your trip to LA, don't forget to visit the Imperial Hill.
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RE: LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 4:35 am

I just stayed at the Radisson last Saturday. It was unplanned (non reving and couldnt get on a red eye to the east coast). We had a south facing room and had some GREAT views of the field. Dont forget about In-N-Out Burger  Smile
 
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RE: LAX Hotels

Fri Apr 17, 2009 5:39 am



Quoting Onaclearday (Reply 2):
South-facing room at the Westin is also a good place.

Westin is also a nice hotel in terms of room quality.

And for dinner, if you don't mind spending a lot of money, try Proud Bird. Planes almost hit you they are so close, very famous place with lots of test pilot artifacts and an aircraft museum outside including a Bell X-1 test aircraft (from what I understand, it's a test body that never flew, not a replica).
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