Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Three Bridges 1.5 miles (2.4 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 10 1.7 miles (2.7 km). The Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel is located within Manor Royal Business Park, 1.8 miles south of Gatwick Airport (straight line) and 10-15 minutes by road from the airport. 1.5 miles north of Crawley town centre with a good range of amenities. The M23 motorway which is just over a mile and a half from the hotel links either with Brighton and the Sussex coast to the south or into central London and the M25 London orbital motorway. 300 yards from the Oxford Academy Aviation training centre which is on the same road as the Premier Inn and the same distance north of the Alteon training centre. Crawley leisure park is a mile away where activities available includes bowling and the 42,000 sq metres of floor space at County Mall Shopping centre is less than a mile and a half away in Crawley Town centre. Just past the shopping mall is Arctic Jungle with a Childrens Themed Interactive Indoor Play Centre.
There are bars and restaurants in the surrounding area.
Hotel in Detail:First opened in July 2010, the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel is a modern style purpose built budget hotel. Most people will be very familiar with what to expect from a Premier Inn as facilities are standardised across the chain.
Bedroom come with a flat screen TV, telephone, air conditioning, iron and ironing board, work desk and tea/coffee maker. All rooms have a bathroom with shower and toilet.
All floors have lift access.
Onsite is the Thyme Restaurant which serves traditional and modern British dishes, including a grill menu, and serves Costa Coffee. Also serves snacks. A full English or continental breakfast is available. Buffett breakfast daily.
There is also a licensed hotel bar.
The front reception is manned 24 hours a day. Wireless internet access can be picked up throughout the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal and is free of charge.
Shuttle:Service: G23 shuttle bus operates every 20 - 40 minutes from Gatwick Airport to the hotel departing from the coach station at the south terminal and the arrivals concourse at the north terminal. £3 for adults and £2 for children each way.
The Hotel can also book a local taxi for your journey.
Served by the Metrobus 100 route and the United Minibuses I7 and I8 routes.
Bedroom Numbers: 204 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 (noon)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £4 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Premier Inn chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South: is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £80.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport East: is 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 80% and base rates begin at about £49.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal: 1.9 miles (3.0 km), rated at 89% and with rates from around £72.
Premier Inn Gatwick Crawley Town (Goffs Park): 1.9 miles (3.1 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £47.
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, 8th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, 2nd of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 8th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South, whose lowest rates start at about £56 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like it might fit the bill being 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants Awards:
New Business of the Year 2011