Gatwick Airport Hotels
If you’ve got an early flight from Gatwick, staying in a hotel room the night before will help you minimise the hassle – and sleeplessness – of the whole process. There are many Gatwick airport hotels to choose from, whatever your budget. For extra convenience, many of these hotels also offer parking for the duration of your travels for a modest extra sum.
You can choose from our selection of 24 hotels. The hotel information pages will allow you to find out how best to reach the airport from the hotel, the parking facilities, details about the rooms and restaurants, and more.
Some Gatwick airport hotels are within walking distance of the airport terminals, while it is necessary to take a shuttle bus from others. The hotels range from four star luxury to simpler two star accommodation.
A covered walkway from this hotel guides the way to the South Terminals at Gatwick.
The North terminal and train station are just a few minutes walk away. The train takes 30 minutes to London so this hotel is ideally situated for travellers.
Check in is from 3pm and guests check out at 12 noon. There are a great selection of rooms and suites for guests to choose from. Families are spoilt for choice with a variety of room options from a soundproof room with bunk beds up to four people to a larger deluxe family room with connecting doors. There are also executive suites and accessible rooms.
All rooms have free Wi-Fi , air conditioning, hair dryers, TV with Cable channels and adjustable room thermostats.
Breakfast is served in the bright and airy Garden restaurant from 5.30 am for guests with an early flight to catch. The restaurant serves food throughout the day and children under the age of 10 (maximum 2) eat free when they are accompanied with a grown up paying full price for a meal. Guests on the go who haven’t time to sit down over a hearty breakfast can grab a healthy breakfast or sandwich from the hotel’s Costa Coffee Bar.
For a more formal dinning experience Amy’s Restaurant would be an ideal choice. This recently refurbished restaurant offers A la carte dining in a sophisticated setting. For guest who would rather just relax with a drink and meet friends Amy’s Bar is an ideal venue as is open from 8am-2am for any night owls ! For guests who need to catch up on their favourite sport the popular Charlie Fry’s Sports Bar is the place to be it tends to get very busy at about 5pm.
There is also a small but comprehensive, air conditioned Fitness room and gym with white towels and water fountain provided. Guests staying in an executive suite get the use of an exclusive smart Executive Lounge which is a quiet and discreet place to relax and unwind after a day of hectic business meetings.
There are business meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 450 delegates. It is possible to hire audio visual equipment, fax and video conferencing equipment. The hotel can also provide smoking rooms on request.
Courtyard by Marriott
Within walking distance of Gatwick’s south terminal and with great offers on hotel accommodation and parking. This contemporary hotel offers park and fly packages and is only 30 minutes from central London. Marriott claim to offer the best steaks in the Gatwick area at their Casterbridge Grill.
Our verdict – We haven’t tried the steaks yet but can vouch for the location and contemporary look and feel of the hotel. Its ideal to be able to drop off your car and know that you can walk straight into the terminal in the morning without waiting for a bus transfer.
The Sofitel offers 4 Star luxury hotel with direct access to the North Terminal at Gatwick Airport. Contemporary bedrooms and bathrooms plus 24×7 fitness suite and award winning french cuisine at La Brasserie plus two other restaurants to choose from.
Our verdict – The location, star rating and facilities make the Sofitel our favourite for hotel accommodation at Gatwick North terminal.
The Copthorne hotel is within 10 minutes by bus from Gatwick Airport. Its a 4 star hotel set in 100 acres of woodland offering comfortable rooms and leisure facilities.
Our verdict – The Copthorne offers great value for money with its Gatwick airport hotels and parking package but you have to remember to add on 10/15 minutes travelling time to the airport.
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Worked perfectly for us. Hotel was much nicer than any we have stayed in nearer to Gatwick and yet it is only about ten minutes away. Had two rooms both very good, check in was simple and the taxi was waiting as requested in the morning. On return we were met at the airport as arranged and it all went very smoothly. Would highly recommend.
I was flying out on Monday so I arrived at Holiday Inn on Sunday. It was a shame we arrived really late due to traffic from Leicester, but the hotel was lovely. We were given a twin room and it was very comfortable. I left my car there for 10 days and it was absolutely fine. It had been moved once, but the millage was the same.
It would have been 5 out of 5 had the last part of the service not been a disaster!Drop off was seamless. Hotel was very good. Pick up was dreadful. We waited an hour for our car to be returned and my formal complaint is in progress as I write this.Such a shame as it's left a very unpleasant taste in my mouth after what had until then been a brilliant holiday.
Great price and excellent service, overall very good value for money. Will happily use again.
No problems. All very straightforward. Will use again.
Finding Purple Parking at Gatwick was a nightmare but once we found it all was well. Regular shuttle buses, Hampton by Hilton was very good value (similar to Premier Inn) and short walk to the terminal. Car was ready when we got back.
very pleased with parking for less. Easy. to find with the instructions givenshuttle bus to airport and didn't have to wait.On return not too long wait before bus came to take us back and car ready for us.will use this company again.
As usual with P4L the booking was easy, quick and competitively priced. After that everything just went very smoothly and exactly as described in the booking confirmation. First class!!We have used P4L for many years across both main London airports, Birmingham and Manchester for both parking and hotels. On average 3 times a year. We have never experienced any problem and would not think about using anyone else.
I've used this company several times with no complaints and have always had a very slick and professional experience. However, this time I would like to say a big thank you to the older gentlemen who greeted us on our arrival and really brightened up our day. Having dropped our bags at the terminal the day before to what can only be described as bunch of miserable so and so's working within the Gatwick airport (not your staff who have always been impeccable) . Your employee was the only guy who seemed to be genuinely happy in his work and left us talking about his kind nature well in to our bus trip back to the airport.Would I use this company again...yes without doubt!