Plane Spotting Dallas

Grand Hyatt DFW
is located adjacent to Terminal D at this very busy airport and is only a short walk from the terminal. The hotel is 8 stories high with rooms on the higher floors having views of the runways of one side of the airport and aprons. Try and ask for a room on a high floor facing the airport for the best views. The hotel also has a rooftop swimming pool which may be useful for spotting, but more likely to cool off from the intense Texas heat!! 
Location: ***  Next to terminal D.
Spotting: ** Views of certain runways and aprons are possible but due to the sheer size of this airport it will not be possible to have views of everything. Room 1221 has reported views over the 4 easterly runways, around 80% of the traffic will be seen from this room
Photos: *** Great photographs should be possible from the rooftop pool spectators area of this hotel.
Value: *** Excellent value a weekend with a twin room costing approximately £60. The price increases as you would expect for a midweek stay.
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If you are looking to make your own travel arrangements please click on AGODA or Booking.com to be taken directly to the hotel information page. These websites give you the option to book a runway facing room to guarantee your spotting. Please help support our site. We are constantly checking the links for hotels to find the best price offered for our readers. If the price on this site is the best quote you receive, please help us by booking your hotel from the link provided as we receive a small commission payment from the hotel. This helps contribute to the running costs of this site enabling us to continue to offer a great service.

Plane Spotting Hotels are also pleased to have entered a partnership with an ATOL approved travel agency which specialises in packages for plane spotters (your travel consultant is a fellow aviation enthusiast who understands your needs). An independent travel agency can often find you better deals for your hotels and flights to Hong Kong and China as they can access travel agents exclusive deals. Let them suggest a package of flights and hotels for your tour around Asia.

Quote The Plane Spotting Hotels website when contacting the NOT JUST TRAVEL WEBSITE and you will be dealt with by the Plane Spotting Travel Expert who can assist you with all aspects of planning your trip.

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Above :The typical view from an airport facing room at the Grand Hyatt

Above : Great views can be had from the rooftop pool area at the Grand Hyatt


 

Embassy Suites DFW South
 
Location: **  Around a mile from the airfield perimeter and 10 minute journey from the terminals
Spotting: **

The following report is from Derek Oldham

I had room 1004 – just about as good as it gets in this hotel.  2 beds in this room and a tiny balcony.  There are 4 rooms facing north towards the airport – 1001 and 1004 are slightly forward of 1002 and 1003 and therefore on the balcony you can see back a little more.  Lower floors have a few more rooms facing north.  On my second visit I had room 804 – there are about nine rooms on this floor facing north.  From the 10th floor you can just see some ground movements but from the 8th you can just see arrivals and departures.  There are multiple runways, but 3 main north/south ones so if they are landing over the hotel they pass at about 1000 ft – some immediately overhead, some off to the left and some to the right.  Similarly if they are taking off towards the south they pass overhead (or abeam) at about 2200 ft.

With a little effort you will be able to identify all movements and also get some of the traffic at Love Field.  Definitely a hotel where you need an SBS, but if you like Embassy Suites as a chain (and I am a fan) then it is ideal.  For those who don’t know, full buffet breakfast included in the price (and you can take it back to your room) and free drinks and nibbles for 2 hours in the evening (and no you can’t leave the bar area with these!)

Photos: ** Examples shown below
Value: **  Expect to pay around £70 for a room.
Book:  

If you are looking to make your own travel arrangements please click on AGODA to be taken directly to the hotel information page. Please help support our site. We are constantly checking the links for hotels to find the best price offered for our readers. If the price on this site is the best quote you receive, please help us by booking your hotel from the link provided as we receive a small commission payment from the hotel. This helps contribute to the running costs of this site enabling us to continue to offer a great service.

Plane Spotting Hotels are also pleased to have entered a partnership with an ATOL approved travel agency which specialises in packages for plane spotters (your travel consultant is a fellow aviation enthusiast who understands your needs). An independent travel agency can often find you better deals for your hotels and flights to Hong Kong and China as they can access travel agents exclusive deals. Let them suggest a package of flights and hotels for your tour around Asia.

Quote The Plane Spotting Hotels website when contacting the NOT JUST TRAVEL WEBSITE and you will be dealt with by the Plane Spotting Travel Expert who can assist you with all aspects of planning your trip.

Comment!   If you want to add or update anything, please use the comment form at the bottom of the page!

 

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 Near runway standard lens shot  Credit Derek Oldham  Far runway arrivals with 300 zoom

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