Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Gatwick Airport 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 0.1 miles (0.2 km). The Courtyard by Marriott Gatwick Airport is just 0.3 miles from the main terminals and just opposite the long term car parks at the airport. Although closest to the south terminal the two terminals are connected by a frequent service monorail. Right by the exit from junction 9a of the M23 motorway giving excellent road access. The M23 connects to the M25 which itself connects to several major motorways namely the M40, M4, M11, M1 and M20. It also leads onto the A23 will take you into central London. If you travel south the M23 leads down to the south coast and Brighton. An alternative to using the road network is the mainline railway station under Gatwick South terminal, you can be in London Victoria within 30 minutes. Both terminals offer restaurants and other facilities landside while there are fast food outlets within the grounds of the airport. Nearest town is Horley at less than a mile while the larger town of Crawley at under 3 miles to the south offers far more in the way of amenities. Within Horley is a small but thriving theatre called the Archway Theatre while within Crawley is the Crawley Leisure Park, The children's themed play area called the Arctic Jungle and the 42,000 sq.mtrs of the County Shopping Mall.
Hotel in Detail:With facilities for both the business and the leisure traveller the Courtyard Gatwick Airport Hotel is a modern hotel first opened early 2009. The south terminal can be walked in just 8 minutes while there is a shuttle service alternative. Features a central atrium.
Bedrooms are air-conditioned and come with high speed internet access, alarm clock, ergonomic chair and desk, coffee and tea maker, dual line telephone, flat screen television with movie channels and web browser, laptop sized safe and iron and ironing board. All rooms are en-suite which have a hairdryer.
Daily maid service.
Dining Options:Volare Restaurant: Serves a continental or full English breakfast and Mediterranean dishes in the evening (18.00 till 22.00).
Volare Lounge/Bar: Located in the central part of the hotel under the hotels atrium. 24 hour lounge which serves lunch and dinner in a casual setting. Snacks serves 11.00 till 01.00.
There are 3 meeting rooms suitable for up to 70 delegates.
The Courtyard by Marriott GatwickHotel has a business centre and fitness room.
This is an all no-smoking hotel.
Shuttle:Bus: G2 shuttle bus runs 0.400 till 23.30 every 20 minutes. Adult £3 (child £1.50) (under 5 goes free)
Bedroom Numbers: 218 / 5 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £25 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and charges apply.
More hotels from this chainIf your first option for an alternative is again the Marriott chain take a look at these closest alternatives:
Marriott Lingfield Park: is 6.5 miles (10.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 83% and rates start from about £89.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% 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) . Marriott Hotels across the chain average 83% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Marriott hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 75% is 1% below the 76% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 621st from 866 London hotels, 22nd of 22 Marriott Hotels, 25th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 199th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 3 star Motel One Tower Hill, where rates start from £99 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.For somewhere with lower starting rates try the Travelodge Central Tower Bridge. 0.2 miles from the Courtyard By Marriott London Gatwick Airport (0.3 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 80% from its past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £51.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Amba Charing Cross seems like a possible option being 2.0 miles (3.3 km) from the Courtyard By Marriott London Gatwick Airport. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.