TripAdvisor Names 10 Top-Flight Airport Hotels In America

          TripAdvisor Names 10 Top-Flight Airport Hotels In America

Travelers Help Identify Outstanding Properties within Two Miles of Major U.S.
Airports

PR Newswire

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 19, 2012

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --TripAdvisor^®, the world's
largest travel site*, today announced10 top-flight U.S. airport hotels,
according to TripAdvisor travelers. Each of these properties^1 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, theHyatt 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.

Methodology:

^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.

About TripAdvisor
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and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real
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tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor visitors.

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travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 69 million 
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*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, July 2012

**Source: comScore Media Metrix forTripAdvisor, Inc.and its subsidiaries,
Worldwide, July 2012

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