NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TripAdvisor®, the world's largest travel site*, today announced 10 top-flight U.S. airport hotels, according to TripAdvisor travelers. Each of these properties1 is highly rated among the TripAdvisor community and located within two miles of a major airport. A 2012 TripAdvisor.com site poll of more than 2,500 respondents revealed that 67 percent of travelers have stayed at an airport hotel.
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1. Cedarbrook Lodge, Seattle, Washington – Average Nightly Rate: $175+
A free ten-minute shuttle ride from the Seattle/Tacoma International Airport transfers travelers to this acclaimed hotel, which provides luxurious in-room amenities, modern meeting areas, and floor-to-ceiling windows boasting magnificent views. One TripAdvisor traveler commented, "Perfect hotel to stay at close to the Seattle Airport, with free shuttle to and from airport, great workout room, and quiet, tranquil grounds."
2. Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada – Average Nightly Rate: $167+
Located just minutes from the world famous Las Vegas Strip and McCarran International Airport, this luxury hotel offers premium fitness facilities, twice-daily housekeeping services, an airline boarding pass kiosk for fast check-ins, and spectacular views of the mountains, desert, pool and gardens. One TripAdvisor traveler noted, "This is the perfect hotel if you want to spend some time in Las Vegas, yet want a quiet place to relax."
3. Cambria Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport, Morrisville, North Carolina – Average Nightly Rate: $90+
Conveniently located one mile from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the Cambria Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-fi and is also within about a half hour drive to many of the area's top universities, including Duke University, North Carolina State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. One TripAdvisor traveler described the hotel as, "Well-designed, modern, clean, attractive room with great desk, free Wi-Fi and two flat screen TVs."
4. Grand Hyatt DFW, Dallas, Texas – Average Nightly Rate: $148+
Conveniently connected to one of the terminals at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, this hotel offers state-of-the-art sophistication. Travelers can enjoy hypoallergenic, sound-proofed guestrooms, luxurious pillow-top beds, and deluxe bathrooms with granite soaking tubs and separate showers. "If you need to stay somewhere overnight between flights, this is perfect," commented a TripAdvisor traveler.
5. Hampton Inn and Suites Detroit / Airport-Romulus, Romulus, Michigan – Average Nightly Rate: $82+
One mile from Detroit Metro Airport, guests can enjoy a relaxing slumber in one of the hotel's 126 guest rooms. Travelers can relax by a refreshing indoor swimming pool, and enjoy a hot complimentary breakfast. Free printing services for boarding passes or meeting schedules are also available. One TripAdvisor traveler said, "Less than a mile from DTW, it's so convenient if you've got an early flight out."
6. Radisson Hotel Phoenix Airport, Phoenix, Arizona – Average Nightly Rate: $77+
Conveniently located one mile north of Sky Harbor International Airport, the Radisson Hotel Phoenix Airport hotel is newly renovated and praised for its warm and friendly staff. Its location provides easy access to the Light Rail and the heart of downtown Phoenix. A TripAdvisor traveler said, "What really sets this hotel apart is the excellent service."
7. Comfort Suites Miami Airport North, Miami Springs, Florida – Average Nightly Rate: $137+
A short distance from Miami International Airport, this hotel offers guests a remarkable stay. A complimentary breakfast buffet, 42-inch high-definition televisions and a heated outdoor pool make this a top rated hotel for travelers on the fly. Guests have access to a computer, copy and fax services and even a meeting room. "They really want you to feel at home, and our comfort level was right on that," commented a TripAdvisor traveler.
8. Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City, Arlington, Virginia – Average Nightly Rate: $119+
Less than two miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City hotel provides in-room full kitchens, and is also steps away from the underground public transit system allowing easy access to many of the capital's s top attractions. One TripAdvisor traveler noted, "The staff is always helpful and the location is really hard to beat."
9. Hyatt Place Portland Airport / Cascade Station, Portland, Oregon – Average Nightly Rate: $106+
Located within one mile of the Portland International Airport and in the Cascade Station shopping area, the Hyatt Place Portland Airport/Cascade Station offers guests complimentary continental breakfast, and free Wi-Fi and parking. Before retreating to their room, travelers are invited to enjoy a workout in the fitness center followed by a refreshing dip in the indoor pool. One TripAdvisor traveler noted, "The rooms are spacious, well appointed with mini fridge, desk and free Wi-Fi."
10. Drury Inn & Suites Nashville Airport, Nashville, Tennessee – Average Nightly Rate: $99+
Those traveling to "Music City" will find a variety of amenities at this hotel near the Nashville International Airport. Guests will enjoy an indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, free breakfast buffet along with complimentary popcorn and soda in the afternoons. One TripAdvisor traveler commented, "We will go out of our way to stay at a Drury Inn. The people and the facility make the extra miles to get there well worthwhile."
"Whether travelers need a good option for an overnight layover due to holiday delays, or just a place to stay conveniently located near the airport, these hotels all receive high marks from the TripAdvisor traveler community," said Brooke Ferencsik, director of communications at TripAdvisor.
1 The list is based on the most highly rated hotels according to the TripAdvisor Popularity Index within a two-mile radius of major U.S. airports. Only one hotel was named per airport.
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