Manchester Airport Terminal 3 Hotels & Parking
If you’re looking to avoid the hassle of rush hour traffic on the day of your flight, then checking into an airport hotel before your trip is highly recommended. You’ll find lots of hotel and parking options for Manchester Airport Terminal 3, but before you final your final choice, there are some important decisions to make. Do you want the convenience of being within walking distance of the check-in desk, or would you prefer to keep costs as low as possible by staying off-site and taking a transfer bus to the terminal?
Our guide to the hotels and car parking at Manchester Airport Terminal 3 includes all the key information you need to make the best choice for your trip.
If you leave travelling to the airport until the day of your flight you run the risk of having to battle through traffic jams, tackle diversions and hunt for a parking space at the last minute. You’re doing this against the clock and probably after a very early start, and it’s simply not a pleasant way to start any journey.
For a more relaxing start to your trip, swap the traffic and stress for an overnight stay in one of the on-airport hotels Manchester Airport Terminal 3. Drive to the airport on your own schedule, enjoy a meal and drinks in the restaurant and get a full night’s rest before walking to check-in in the morning.
Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester Airport
The 4-star Crowne Plaza Hotel Manchester Airport is one of the closest hotels to Manchester Airport Terminal 3 as it’s just a 5-minute transfer from the hotel to the check-in desks. You can book an overnight stay at the Crowne Plaza with secure parking at an APH Car Park. On the day of your hotel stay, you would drive to the APH Car Park before catching a free 5-minute transfer bus to the airport and hotel.
When your car is parked and you’ve checked in, you can relax in the hotels numerous facilities. Enjoy a meal and drinks in one of the on-site restaurants, take some time out in the 24-hour fitness centre or games room or head up to your modern and comfortable room. Each of the double and twin rooms come with an en-suite and include a TV, 24-hour room service and air conditioning. Breakfast is available to purchase before you leave in the morning and it’s just a short walk or 5-minute transfer to the terminal.
Hilton Hotel Manchester Airport
The Hilton Hotel at Manchester Airport is a 4-star hotel just a few minutes from Terminal 3 by free shuttle bus. Package your stay with car parking at a secure APH car park for maximum convenience. Drive straight to the car park on the day of your hotel stay before taking the free transfer bus to the airport. The transfer takes just 5-10 minutes and runs 24-hours a day.
The Hilton has an onsite gym, restaurant and bar, but is also a great hotel for families thanks to the family friendly lounge, laundry facilities and the fact that children aged 5 and under eat for free while children aged 6-12 eat from the children’s menu for £11.50.
The hotel bedrooms are double or twin and feature sound-proofed windows, a TV, 24-hour room service and chargeable WiFi. In the morning you have the option to purchase breakfast in the restaurant before taking a free transfer to the terminals. When you return from your trip, you simply need to take the free transfer bus to the APH car park.
Hotels Close to Manchester Airport Terminal 3
If you’re looking for convenience and comfort but with a lower price tag, consider one of the many off-airport hotels near Manchester Airport Terminal 3 with parking. These hotels are less than 15-minutes’ away from the airport and can usually be booked as an APH hotel and parking package with free transfers to and from the airport.
|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 night with 1 weeks parking.
Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport
The Holiday Inn Express Manchester Airport is only a few miles from the airport and terminal 3 but provides travellers with the ideal place to refresh themselves before or after a flight. The Holiday Inn can be booked with APH parking at a secure off-airport car park. You would drive to the airport and park there overnight at a charge of £10.
The hotel is comfortable and offers great facilities such as nearby leisure facilities, free WiFi and an on-site restaurant and bar. In addition to twin and double rooms this hotel also offers family rooms for 3 or 4 people with air conditioning, sound-proofed windows and a TV.
Be sure to wake early enough to take advantage of the breakfast which is included in the price of your stay before driving to the APH car park. It’s just 10 minutes away from the hotel and from there you can take a free 5-10-minute transfer bus to the airport terminal. When you return from your trip you just need to take the same free transfer back to the car park.
Britannia Airport Hotel
Another of the hotels near Terminal 3 Manchester Airport is the 3-star Britannia Airport Hotel. This hotel is just 5-10 minutes’ drive from the airport terminals and is easily accessible from the motorway. For the biggest savings and convenience, package your stay with secure car parking with APH. On the day of your hotel stay, you would drive straight to the hotel and park there overnight for free.
You’ve now got the whole evening and night to relax and recharge in the on-site restaurant and bar, coffee shop or lounge area before spending the night in a cosy, comfortable bed. On the day of your flight, you can buy a cooked or continental breakfast in the restaurant before driving to the APH Car Park in just 5 minutes. From there you can take the free transfer bus, and in just 5-10 minutes you’ll be at the terminals. On your return simply take the free transfer back to the car park and collect your car.
The 3-star Airport Inn Manchester Airport is just 10-minutes from Manchester Airport and terminal 3, and also offers on-site parking. If you choose this option, you would need to drive straight to the hotel on the day of your stay. Your car would stay at the hotel while you’re away, so all you need to do is get on with enjoying your journey.
The Airport Inn is an affordable and simple place to stay for travellers looking for the essentials from their stay as well as a few luxuries such as a swimming pool, gym facilities, sauna and a business centre. Relax with a meal and drinks in The Terrace Restaurant and Bar before heading up to your room where you can enjoy with pay-per-view movies. WiFi is available in rooms for a fee.
When you get up in the morning after a full night’s rest, you can either buy breakfast or request a taxi from the hotel reception to the terminal. The taxi costs £6 per person or £3 for children aged 5-12. At the end of your trip, take a taxi back to the Airport Inn to collect your car.
Best Western Cresta Court Hotel
Just 5 miles from Manchester Airport is the 3-star Best Western Cresta Court Hotel which is within easy distance to terminal 3. Secure parking at the APH Car Park can be included with a stay at this hotel. You can drive to the hotel on the day of your stay and park there overnight for free.
Enjoy the on-site restaurant, bar, spa facilities, coffee shop and lounge and take the opportunity to relax ahead of your flight. This hotel is a great option for families or groups as it offers family rooms for up to 5 people in addition to double and twin rooms. Each en-suite room is comfortable, clean and modern with 24-hour room service, free WiFi and Freeview TV.
Breakfast is available to buy on the morning of your flight before driving just 15 minutes to the APH Car Park. From there you can catch the free 5-10 minute transfer to the airport which runs 24 hours a day, every 15 minutes. On your return simply hop back on the transfer bus, collect your car and head home.
Britannia Hotel Stockport
The Britannia Hotel Stockport Manchester airport may be 20-minutes from the airport and terminal 3, but it is still ideally located for travellers looking for somewhere to break their journey ahead of a flight from Manchester Airport. This 3-star hotel can be combined with APH car parking and free transfers. Choose this option, and you’ll need to drive straight to the hotel on the day of your stay and park there overnight for free.
The hotel offers guests access to a swimming pool, spa and gym facilities as well as the on-site restaurant and bar. Each one of the double, twin or family rooms are en-suite, include a TV and chargeable WiFi. Breakfast is available to purchase in the morning before a 20-minute drive to the secure APH Car Park. You then take the free 10-minute transfer bus to the airport.
Hotels with Parking & Transfers
There are plenty of parking options available when you book an airport hotel package with APH. Here is a run down of the different parking options available:
1. Parking at the hotel
Some hotels in and around Manchester Airport offer on-site parking. For example, if you book an overnight stay and parking deal at the off-airport hotel the Airport Inn, you would drive straight to the hotel and park your car there while you’re away. On the morning of your flight, the hotel will book you a taxi to take you to Manchester Airport Terminal 3. At the end of your trip, take a taxi back to the hotel and collect your car. The on-airport hotel, the Crowne Plaza, also offers on-site parking but provides free shuttle transfers to the terminal.
2. Off-Site Secured Parking
The biggest savings are often found when booking car parking at a secure off-site car park such as APH. The APH secure car park is just a 10-minute free transfer from the airport terminals and can be included with both on-site and off-site hotels.
Book the Hilton Manchester Airport and on the day of your stay drive to the secure APH Car Park to park your car. Catch one of the free transfer buses to the airport which leave every 15-20 minutes, 24-hours a day. It’s then just a short walk to your hotel.
Choose one of the off-airport Manchester Airport Terminal 3 hotels with free transfer such as the Best Western Cresta Court Hotel and drive straight to the hotel on the day of your stay. Park there overnight for free and on the morning of your flight drive 15 minutes to the APH Car Park. You can then catch the free 5-10-minute transfer to the terminal and take the same transfer bus back to the APH Car Park to collect your car.
The APH Car Park at Manchester Airport holds the Park Mark® Safer Parking Award which is a police-backed award given to parking facilities which are safe and secure for vehicles and customers including security fencing, CCTV and 24-hour staff.
Depending on the secure car park you choose, the transfer times to the airport will be slightly different:
- APH: takes 10-minutes, departs every 15 minutes, operating 24-hours a day.
- JetParks 1: takes 7-9-minutes, departs every 15 minutes, open when the airport is operational.
- JetParks 3: takes 5-10-minutes, departs every 15 minutes, operating 24-hours a day.
3. Meet and Greet
If luxury and convenience are high on your list of priorities, a Meet and Greet 24-hour parking service by Manchester Airport at terminal 3 is as luxurious as it gets. Simply drive to the designated meeting area at Terminal 3 and drop off your car and keys. Your car will be securely parked by the staff so you can walk straight to the terminal with your luggage in 2-5 minutes. When you return from your trip, you need to collect your car from the Meet and Greet cabin in the same place and head some.
Manchester Terminal 3 Hotel and Parking Deals
For travellers who need something more wallet-friendly, we have a variety of cheap hotel and parking deals at Manchester airport terminal 3.
Cheap hotel only deals at Manchester Airport Terminal 3 include an on-airport hotel stay from £164 at the Crowne Plaza. The best price for an off-airport hotel starts from £77 at the Britannia Airport Hotel.
If you’re looking for the best Manchester Airport Terminal 3 hotel and parking offers, you should be booking your hotel, parking and transfers as a package deal.
For example, when you stay at the on-airport hotel, the Crowne Plaza with a week of secure APH parking included, prices start from £164.00 saving you £20 when compared to booking the cheapest on-airport hotel and parking separately.
If you’re looking for an off-airport hotel with parking deals, the lowest price is the Britannia Airport Hotel. With prices from £77 for a night at the hotel and a week of secure parking with APH included. When you compare this to the cost of booking the cheapest hotel stay at £53 with the cheapest week of parking at £79.92 you’ve saved around £56.