Manchester Airport Terminal 1 Hotels & Parking
Based just to the southwest of Manchester city centre, Manchester Airport provides a gateway to the world for the north and northwest region of England. Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 has plenty of nearby airport hotel and parking options to help travellers start their trip smoothly.
If you’re flying from Terminal 1, then you may be looking to base yourself as close as possible so that you can avoid any last-minute rushes to the check-in desks before your flight. Finding a Manchester airport hotel and parking deal can allow you to stay close to the airport, and also save a few pounds with your parking package, courtesy of the hotel you stay with.
At APH we have 39 years of experience in finding travellers the right deal for their parking and accommodation. Our detailed listing of facilities and parking options makes it easy to select a package that’s cost-efficient and brings you the level of service you expect.
On-airport hotels at Manchester Airport offer the most convenient location, close to Terminal 1. These hotels are usually just a few minutes walk from the check-in desks and are built with tired and busy travellers in mind.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester Airport
The 4-star Crowne Plaza hotel Manchester Airport is perfect for guests who want a luxurious stay in a hotel that is fully-equipped with leisure facilities. The hotel is located on-airport, so terminal 1 is within easy walking distance. This hotel boasts gym facilities for those who wish to freshen up before their long flight, they also have a games room for those who have children or are wanting to keep themselves occupied before they fly. Anxious travellers will be reassured by the flight information screens, and a concierge is on hand for any requests or information. This hotel also comes with the option of two restaurant and bar choices, so you have a choice of where you want to eat and relax. This top-rated hotel also comes with free WiFi and a 24-hour reception service.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel makes use of its own car parking facilities for combined stay and parking packages, as well as APH’s secure car park.
Hilton Manchester Airport
Hilton Manchester Airport is a hotel that’s known for its comfort and luxury. Its location is perfect for terminal 1, within easy transfer distance to the airport. Its free WiFi, laundry service, concierge and 24-hour reception desk is just the start when it comes to the services it provides. For those who don’t want to leave the hotel once they drop their bags, the Mason’s Bar and Restaurant provides you with a place to dine and relax in the evening before your flight. For families who are looking for a hotel to meet their needs, you’ll be happy to know that they have a children’s menu, a kids-eat-free policy and highchairs available so that you can all dine in comfort as a family. Rooms come with room-service, sound-proofed windows, charging points and convenient tea and coffee facilities. The Hilton Manchester airport makes use of APH’s secure car park, which takes just 5-10 minutes to take you back to the terminals.
Hotels near/close to Manchester Airport Terminal 1
While hotels and parking at Manchester airport might not be situated right next to terminal 1 like on-airport hotels, they are still well worth considering. Not only are they just minutes away from the airport, but their small extra distance away from the terminal can often get you a much more cost-effective deal that still avoids any stress over getting to the airport in time. Below are some of our hotels near Manchester airport terminal 1 with parking.
|Hotel||Distance to Airport||Price*|
|Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport||10 minutes||£188.00|
|Airport Inn||10 minutes||£95.00|
|Britannia Airport Hotel||10 minutes||£77.00|
|Best Western Cresta Court Hotel||15 minutes||£84.00|
|Britannia Hotel Stockport||20 minutes||£83.00|
*Prices based on 1 nights stay with 1 weeks parking.
Don’t be fooled by the Airport Inn Manchester Airport’s modest 3-star rating – this off-airport hotel comes with its own swimming pool, gym, and is just minutes away from nearby leisure facilities. It’s only a short transfer by taxi to terminal 1 so you don’t need to compromise on location for a good price. The Airport Inn has an on-site restaurant to have dinner and a bar and lounge, perfect if you want to keep it simple and be just minutes away from your bed after dinner. On top of this, breakfast is served from 04:00 every morning on both weekends and weekdays, ensuring you’ll get fed, even with an early flight. This hotel is also incredibly accessible for those with disability needs, which extends to their restaurant and leisure facilities. Rooms come with a television, tea and coffee and chargeable WiFi.
This hotel also has its own car park which you can use for the duration of your trip. You simply park at the hotel, and on the day of your journey take a taxi transfer to Terminal 1. This costs £6 for adults, £3 for children and runs 24 hours a day. The service is the same for your return.
Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport
The Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport offers not only a convenient service that’s only 10 minutes away from Manchester Airport terminal 1, but it’s also earned a high 8.7 Reevoo rating from customers, making it top-rated. Dinner is served from 17:00, which is ideal for those with small children, and breakfast is served on the house, ideal for those looking to save money where they can. Its rooms are modern and comfortable, with sound-proofed windows, air-conditioning and tea and coffee facilities for an extra comfortable stay. There’s also free WiFi and a 24-hour reception service for any questions you might have
This hotel allows you to stay overnight with them for a small fee, but then makes use of APH’s secure car park for the duration of your time away.
Britannia Airport Hotel
If you’re looking to get back on the motorway as soon as possible or be just a moment’s drive from the airport, then the Britannia Airport Hotel at Manchester airport is a brilliant option. Its located only a short distance away from terminal 1, and comes with a restaurant and bar to unwind in during the evening, and a coffee shop for travellers who could use a bit of a pick-me-up after a long day or travelling, or just before checking in. Families will also be happy to know that for every two paying adults two children eat free – perfect for cutting down extra costs. Rooms are clean, elegant and comfortable, and come with chargeable WiFi, a television and even a trouser press. Large family rooms are also available.
When it comes to parking packages, the Britannia Airport Hotel comes with overnight parking that’s completely free of charge. For the duration of your time away it uses the APH car park, which is only 5 minutes away. From there, you park and take a 5-10 minute transfer to and from the car park.
Best Western Cresta Court Hotel
The Best Western Cresta Court Hotel at Manchester Airport is a great option for those who want to be just a short drive from the airport and terminal 1, and have plenty of facilities at their disposal. Flight information screens, laundry facilities, baggage storage and a concierge service are all available for those who are busy and want as much travel convenience as possible. The hotel also comes with its very own spa facilities, which are ideal for those looking to unwind and freshen up before a long day’s travelling. Their restaurant not only serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, but it also comes with a children’s menu and a kids-eat-free policy, as well as high-chairs being available upon request. Rooms enjoy free WiFi, 24 hour room service and plenty of charging points for electronic devices.
This hotel allows you to stay overnight for free – perfect for saving on parking costs. On top of this it is only a 15 minute drive from APH’s secure car park, which provides a 5-10 minute transfer bus service to Terminal 1.
Britannia Hotel Stockport
If your priority is to relax as much as possible before your flight, then the Britannia Hotel Stockport at Manchester Airport will certainly not disappoint. The hotel is located about 20 minutes from the airport meaning you’re still located close to terminal 1 on the day of your flight. For such a wallet-friendly option, it certainly offers a wide variety of services. This hotel comes with a swimming pool, and both gym and spa facilities – perfect for letting your hair down after a long day on the road. Jenny’s restaurant will keep you fed from 18:30 and 21:00, and if you’re looking to relax in the evening, then you shouldn’t miss out on their cocktail bar for some refreshments and a chance to unwind. There’s free WiFi, a 24-hour reception service and a coffee shop on-site if you need a little pick me up before a long day ahead.
For its parking packages, this hotel uses APH’s car park, which is only a 20-minute drive away. You then park your car and take the 5-10 minute transfer service to and from the terminal.
Hotels with Parking & Transfers at Manchester Terminal 1
There are different types of parking packages to choose from when it comes to staying with an airport hotel. There are three main types to choose from, all of which depend on your budget and preference on convenience.
1. Parking at the hotel
If you choose to stay in a hotel before your flight, some have an on-site car park, which you can use for the duration of your trip. For example, staying at the Crowne Plaza Manchester airport hotel will allow you to stay in one of their 4-star rooms and make the most of their car park while you’re away. To do this, just arrive at the hotel and park your car, where it will be safely taken to a secure car park. When it comes to the day of your journey, you take their transfer service to Terminal 1, which is completely free of charge. When you return, you take the same transfer service back to the hotel, where your car will be waiting.
2. Off-Site Secured Parking
An off-site car park allows you to park with the reassuring knowledge that your vehicle will be protected by round-the-clock security. These are particularly useful if the hotel can’t make full-time use of its own car park. The Hilton Manchester Airport, for example, makes use of APH’s secure car park, where you park on the day of your stay, and the transfer service back to the hotel. Conveniently it’s a 24-hour service, that takes only 5-10 minutes and runs every 15-minutes. On the day of your flight, the hotel runs its own transfer service to Terminal 1 completely free of charge. This service runs every 10-minutes, only takes 5-10 minutes, and also provides a 24-hour service. When you return, just take the APH transfer bus service back to the car park to collect your vehicle.
There are a number of off-site car parks available for Terminal 1 at Manchester Airport, and here at APH we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of each one and the timings you can expect for transfer services:
- APH Car Park: Transfer time 10 minutes, 15-minute frequency, 24-hour operation.
- JetParks 3: Transfer time 7-9 minutes, 15-minute frequency, 24-hour operation.
- JetParks 1: Transfer time 5-10 minutes, 15-minute frequency, runs during the airport’s operational hours.
- Manchester Airport Multi-Storey Terminal 1: 2-5 minute walk from Terminal 1, leave your keys, 24-hour operation.
3. Meet and Greet
Meet & Greet is the ultimate convenience, particularly when you return. It allows you to park directly outside the terminal and pick it up from the same spot when you land. For example, by booking Manchester Airport’s Meet & Greet package, you can use their top-rated service and be just a minute’s walk from the terminal. You follow the signs for the T1 Meet & Greet, and go to the Valet Parking area. Park your car and go to reception, where you will hand over your keys and get a receipt in return. Then, you simply unload your vehicle and head straight for the check-in desks. Your car will be parked securely on Level 13 of the multi-storey car park, which you will go to collect it upon your return, with the help of the Meet & Greet team.
Cheap Manchester Terminal 1 Hotel and Parking Deals
If you’re looking to score as many bargains as possible before you travel, then we have some eye-catching offers to choose from. Below are the cheapest Manchester airport terminal 1 hotels and parking deals that have the smallest price-tag.
If you’re after the best hotel and parking deal around, then you might like to know that the Best Western Cresta Court Hotel offers the best package for only £84 a week.
If you’ll be leaving your vehicle at home, then Britannia Airport Hotel offers the best room only deal at just £53 per night.