If you are looking to book a room in one of the Gatwick airport hotels then this comprehensive guide will help you to find what you are looking for. Some hotels are better equipped for businesses and provide facilities so that you can hold meetings or provide services such as high speed internet and photocopying. Other hotels at Gatwick provide a place to unwind and relax before you travel. Some of the hotels near Gatwick airport are also worth looking at as they too offer good facilities for the different types of traveller.
Why stay in a hotel at Gatwick Airport?
There are many reasons why people may choose to stay in one of the Gatwick Airport hotels. Staying close by may help you to avoid an early start or the stress of fighting your way through traffic to catch your flight because the hotels are situated just a few minutes away from the check in desks. Also at times, flights can experience major delays because of weather conditions or other technical problems. Staying in a hotel can give you a place to relax, away from the turmoil that is taking place at the airport during that time.
North and South Terminals
The two terminals at Gatwick airport have a hotel connected via a covered pathway. The North Terminal is just a short walk away from the impressive Sofitel, a luxury hotel that overlooks the airports runways. The South Terminal is connected to the Hilton.
The two terminals are connected by a state of the art monorail service. So regardless of the terminal you are travelling from, you won’t be far away from your chosen hotel.
There are many other hotels that offer great convenience so that you are never too far away from checking in.
Hotels for convenient travel
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport Hotel
Hotels for business travelers
Many of the hotels at Gatwick are ideal for those travelling on business. In fact there are only a few of the hotels, including the two Travelodges that don’t have at least some facilities. Business customers can benefit from their ideal locations to hold meetings with their international clients or colleagues. They include many facilities including conference rooms, high speed WiFi and even secretarial services. Some rooms have small work spaces and a desk so that you can continue working, away from your office.
Hotels notable for business travelers
Crowne Plaza Gatwick
Hampton by Hilton Gatwick Airport (if visiting the business parks in surrounding area)
Holiday Inn Express (close to the Gateway, a business park with offices for brands such as Virgin Atlantic, BT, TUI and initia)
A place to relax
The luxury hotels at Gatwick airport are an ideal place for you to unwind before your onward travel. The ambience and facilities at these hotels will leave you feeling refreshed. Some of the facilities include fitness centres, swimming pools, spa and massage.
Hotels notable for Luxury:
Hilton Gatwick Airport
Crowne Plaza Gatwick
Courtyard London Gatwick Airport
See below a description of the hotels that are on offer in and around Gatwick airport.
The Hilton at Gatwick is conveniently located at the South Terminal connected by a short, covered walkway. Each room is soundproof as standard with an ergonomic chair and desk. Guests can also benefit from high speed WiFi throughout the hotel. Business travelers can access services such as audio-visual rental services, video conferencing and photocopying machines.
The Premier Inn has easy access to the North Terminal being located opposite it’s main entrance. You can also get a free shuttle service to the South Terminal, just 2 minutes away from the hotel. So whichever airport you may be travelling from, you won’t be far away. Each room has a king size bed (a few rooms are available with a single, twin or double bed), a T.V, a desk and a chair. Free and secure WiFi is available at the hotel.
This hotel is ideal for business travelers that intend to visit the Crawley, Redhill, Reigate, East Grinstead or Burgess Hill Business Parks. With easy access to each one as well as being located at the North Terminal, the Hampton offers convenient, modern lodgings. You can also benefit by unwinding in its fitness suite.
YotelAIR offers a unique experience in hotel lodgings. Located inside the South Terminal, you can choose to hire the room for just 4 hours. This is a great option if your flight is delayed and you need to have a quick rest. The rooms contain essentials that you may need, including a T.V., a workstation, a comfy bed and monsoon shower.
This hotel is very conveniently located at the South Terminal. You can literally step out of the hotel and go straight through security. BLOCK hotel prides itself on Great British design in all its rooms and you can control the TV, climate control and even unlock your door using your smartphone.
Sofitel is a luxury hotel that is situated at the North Terminal and connected by a walkway. The hotel provides a variety of rooms to suit the individual, from the standard Classic to the opulent Prestige Suite, which has its own complimentary mini bar. The hotel also has 14 meeting rooms with varying seating arrangements, the largest having a seating capacity of 300.
This hotel is at a convenient location for holiday makers being just a 5 minute drive away by road. Business travellers will also be interested in the selection of executive rooms and the well equipped Conference Centre that can be found on site.
One of the most striking hotels in the region, this three-star hotel provides 200 rooms of luxurious accommodation at just one mile from the airport. It also has three meeting rooms with free parking for delegates as well as fax and photocopying service for the business traveller.
This hotel can be found 5 minutes away from the airport by road. It has 141 rooms including 10 disabled friendly rooms making it ideal for those with limited mobility. The hotel will even accommodate for pets if you make prior arrangements.
Located just outside the town of Crawley, this part spa, part hotel offers travellers a chance to unwind in the spa facilities. They include a gym, jacuzzi and sauna. The hotel also has a meeting room that can accommodate up to 250 people.