Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Ifield 2.6 miles (4.2 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 3.9 miles (6.3 km). There are not many airport hotels that can boast 9 acres of their own parkland grounds but that's just what you get at the Russ Hill Hotel near Gatwick Airport. Its easy to forget one of the worlds busiest international airports is so close by. The hotel is 3 miles to the west of the airport and located on the road that it takes its name from, Russ Hill. The road is actually a small country road at this point with little else besides the hotel in the immediate vicinity. 4 miles from the nearest motorway junction at the M23 junction 9a. Local places of interest include the Ifield Watermill (2.5 miles), Oxford Academy Aviation training centre (2.6 miles), Alteon training centre (2.8 miles), Crawley Leisure Park (2.9 miles) and Goffs Park (3 miles). The nearest major town is Crawley whose town centre is less than 4 miles away.
Hotel in Detail:Once a country manor house built in the 1800's and now a budget Gatwick airport hotel in the Surrey countryside. The Russ Hill Hotel offers genuinely low rates in comparison to many of the closest hotel to Gatwick. Since 2012 the hotel has been part of the Britannia Hotels portfolio. Amidst a large area of parkland the hotel has its own outdoor tennis courts.
Bedrooms have a classic style and each is individual in size and shape. Options includes singles, double, twins and family rooms. Each bedrooms is en-suite and comes with a television, hairdryer, telephone and coffee and tea making facilities.
Dining Options:Rusper's Restaurant: Serving a British menu specialising in traditional, local dishes along with European options in the evenings. Serves a freshly roasted carvery lunch on weekends.
Garden Lounge Bar: Dedicated bar area where the atmosphere is informal serving a full range of beers and wines. Tea and coffee are also served. Additionally the bar serves an all day bar menu of light snacks.
24 hour reception. Newspapers available. Meeting rooms within the hotel. Hotel has a lift. Luggage storage facilities.
Other amenities onsite: Room service, Fax/photocopying, Trouser press, Vending machine (snacks).
Shuttle Bus:There is no shuttle service for the Russ Hill Hotel (had been one in previous years).
The hotel books a taxi service with a local company for guest transfers.
Cost is around £9 for a normal car or £13 for an MPV suitable for up to 8 passengers.
Bedroom Numbers: 190
Parking:Public parking is available on site and charges apply.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Britannia chain nearby from this brand are:
Airport Inn Gatwick: is 3.0 miles (4.8 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 72% and rates start from about £52.
Britannia Europa Gatwick Hotel: is 5.1 miles (8.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 49% and base rates begin at about £42.
Britannia Gatwick Lodge: 5.1 miles (8.3 km), rated at 40% and with rates from around £39.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 51% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Britannia Hotels across the chain average 54% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Britannia hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 51% is 26% below the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. Therefore compared to hotels around the airport its rating is well below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 850th from 866 London hotels, 4th of 6 Britannia Hotels, 36th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 318th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (2.6 miles, 4.1 km) would be the 3 star Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South, with rates that start from about £56 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Britannia Gatwick Lodge. 5.1 miles from here (8.3 km), achieving a rating of 40% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £39.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like a possible option, and some 4.9 miles (7.9 km) from this hotel. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.