The Crowne Plaza at Manchester Airport

Ringway Road, Terminal 3, Manchester Airport, M90 3NS

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Customers' rating: Rated 'Great' by 24 guests

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(4 star hotel)
including 8 days parking
0 miles
from the airport
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A right royal stopover

Almost 50 years old, the Crowne Plaza was one of the first hotels to be built near to Manchester airport. A pioneer in its field, this Manchester airport hotel has half a century’s worth of experience in the trade, and it certainly shows. It’s an exemplary place to rest your head before saying goodbye to Blighty and it’s just five to 10 minutes from the terminals. But staying here is so much more than just a place to sleep; from the multi-cultural cuisine to the on-site gym and sauna, the plush bedrooms and ample facilities, this 4-star hotel offers a diverse experience that will have you feeling like your holiday has already begun. If you do have the inclination to leave your all-inclusive surroundings, the abundant culture of Manchester’s city centre is just 20 minutes away.

Beyond the rich, glass-fronted foyer lie three eateries to choose between; the vivid Sampans restaurant, which is an Asian medley inspired by no fewer than seven lands of the Orient, while the monochrome Lobby restaurant supplies British dishes with a modern twist. Callaghans is where to go for a pint of the black stuff over a light-bite and a game of pool. It’s an Irish bar that’s full of traditional character. Want to work up an appetite before you dig in? The fully air-conditioned, on-site health centre boasts cardiovascular training equipment, weights and a sauna area.

The Crowne Plaza is a hotel that has thought of everything. You’re probably going on holiday to get away from it all, but you can still keep your ear to the ground and help yourself to a free newspaper as you enter the hotel. Plus there’s wifi available throughout, so you can post a casual, ‘not meaning to brag, but...’ update on your social feed whenever you wish. Wifi at the Crowne Plaza is £5 for one hour, £10 for four hours and £16 for 24 hours. Fancy a game of pool in Callaghans but run out of sterling? Don’t worry, there’s an ATM just opposite the reception desk. And as you leave, don’t forget to check the handy departures and arrivals screen in the foyer for last-minute flight updates.

We recommend the Crowne Plaza Manchester airport for:

Choice -If you relish variety, this airport hotel is for you. With three very different places to spend your evening, and several room types to opt for, you might want to start choosing between them now!

Everything at hand - All those little extras that make your stay more comfortable are at the Crowne Plaza. There’s wifi throughout, free newspapers, flight information, a gym, a pool table and even an ATM.

A great night’s sleep - the incredible Sleep Advantage system here at the Crowne Plaza will have you sleeping like a baby in an herbal bliss.


You can check in from 2pm; you must check out by noon.


Crowne Plaza Manchester airport hotel
Ringway Road,
Terminal 3,
Manchester Airport,
M90 3NS

Arrival at the Crowne Plaza

Check-in from 2pm

Directions to the hotel:

- Leave the M56 at junction 5 and follow signs for Terminals 1 and 3.
- Go straight on at the traffic lights, and follow the purple signs for Terminal 3 on the airport approach road.
- At the roundabout, stay in the left lane and take the first exit.
- Take the first exit at the mini roundabout.

If you need to park overnight at the hotel this is £15 per car.

Checking Out

Check-out is by 12 noon.

Walk to the terminals from the hotel - it's about 5 minutes to Terminals 1 and 3, and about 15 to 20 minutes to Terminal 2.
Get the hotel shuttle bus - the bus runs to all three terminals 24 hours a day and is included for hotel guests. The bus takes 2 minutes to get to Terminals 1 and 3, and 5 minutes to get to Terminal 2. The bus runs on demand as and when it's needed so head to reception when you need it.

Getting to and from Manchester airport

On the day of your stay:

Make your way to the Crowne Plaza. Your confirmation email will include driving directions and a postcode for satnavs if you need it.

If you need  overnight parking at the hotel, it’s £15 per car.

Getting from the hotel to the airport:

The hotel runs a 24-hour shuttle to the terminals, which is included in the price:

Terminal 1 & 3: 2-minute shuttle ride
Terminal 2: 4-minute shuttle ride

Alternatively, you can walk to each terminal. It’s 6 minutes to Terminals 1 and 3, and 14 minutes to Terminal 2. We’d recommend taking the shuttle though, to avoid having to cross the busy airport roads.

You could also take a taxi to any of the terminals. It costs around £5 to £8 per car.

Crowne Plaza address

Ringway Road,
Terminal 3,
Manchester Airport,
M90 3NS

* Prices quoted are for stays on the 18-03-2018, valid as of 17-01-2018