Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Gatwick Airport 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 0.9 miles (1.4 km). If your using the north terminal then this hotel is going to be one of your top choices. The Premier Inn Gatwick Airport is opposite the main north terminal building, within the airport grounds, and takes just a minute to walk. Even if you want the south terminal the hotel provides free transportation to that terminal which takes just 2 minutes. The airport is just off of the A23/M23 which itself links with the M25 motorway. From this location your nearest to south London but by using the M25 its pretty easy to get to any part of London. A run by road into central London will take between 60-90 minutes.
Hotel in Detail:The nearest Premier Inn to Gatwick Airport (and there are several). Opened as a brand new hotel at the end of 2012, and the largest hotel at Gatwick. Although opposite the north terminal you still have a shuttle option to the south terminal or indeed the airports own mono rail which runs between the two terminals.
As you would expect from this modern hotel bedrooms enjoy both air-conditioning and wireless internet access (free). They also enjoy a flat screen television with freeview digital channels, telephone and an en-suite bathroom.
As with all Premier Inn's, the onsite restaurant serves and all-you-can-east breakfast and a varied menu for lunch and dinner. The hotel bar serves drinks and snacks. There is also a Costa coffee.
Bedroom facilities: Safety Deposit Box, Air Conditioning, Desk, Ironing Facilities, Heating, Soundproofing, Wardrobe/Closet, Hairdryer, Free toiletries, Bathroom, Pay-per-view Channels, Telephone, Radio, Flat-screen TV, Kettle, Wake Up Service
As with the majority of hotels in the UK smoking is no allowed anywhere within the hotel. Luggage storage facilities are provided and the hotel has a lift. The front desk is staffed 24 hours. Cash machine and vending machines onsite.
Guests have reduced rates at the adjacent north terminal short stay car park.
Shuttle Service: Complimentary transfer to south terminal.
Bedroom Numbers: 630
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £25 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Premier Inn chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way): is 227 yards (207 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £66.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South: is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £80.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport East: 1.8 miles (2.8 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £49.
Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel: 1.9 miles (3.0 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £56.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 89% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Premier Inn Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is one of the better rated Premier Inn hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 89% is 12% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. Guests therefore rate the hotel well above average for the surrounding area.
Milesfaster ranking: 80th from 866 London hotels, 9th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, 2nd of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 8th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal and not too far away (0.5 miles, 0.7 km) would be the 3 star Point A Hotel London Paddington, where prices begin from around £73 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles away (0.6 km), has scored 70% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £47.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel seems like a possible option being 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal. The Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Please Note: There are seven hotels that include the name Premier Inn Gatwick in their official name. Even worse many of them have changed names, sometimes more than once, masking it very important you know exactly which hotel you have booked.
To clarify which hotels have used which names please see: >>>Premier Inn Gatwick Hotels
Trivia: At the time of the hotels opening in November 2012 it marked the 50,000th room for the premier Inn chain in the UK