Hotel in Detail:An old style hotel styled unlike the majority of the more modern built Premier Inns. The hotel is actually located with the grounds of the 14th Century Gatwick Manor with remnants of its moat still visible. The grounds are within a large expanse of parkland. Serving travelling guests and businessmen who make use of the adjacent Chef and Brewer function facilities.
The Premier Inn Gatwick South bedrooms each have private bathroom facilities (bath, shower). Amenities include fan, tea/coffee tray, satellite TV, phone/modem point, desk, hair dryer, radio and high speed internet access. Room options include handicap adapted bedrooms. Maximum of 2 adults in any one room (including family rooms). Floors have lift access.
Onsite restaurant and traditional style pub/bar. Breakfast 07:00 till 09:00 (weekends 08.00 till 10.00), Lunch noon till 16:00, Dinner 16:00 till 22:00. All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet.
The reception area has vending machines where you can purchase snacks 24/7.
24 hour front reception. There is WiFi internet access within all parts of the hotel. Luggage store facilities offered.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Gatwick Airport 1.6 miles (2.6 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 1.9 miles (3.1 km).
The Premier Inn Gatwick South is just 1.5 miles from the airport (closest to the North terminal). Its a straight run along the A23 London Road (a dual carriageway) from the airport to the hotel and vice versa. The hotel is located within the grounds of the Gatwick Manor Chef and Brewer Restaurant and Bar. The hotel rooms being to the rear of the restaurant and bar. This is made up of function rooms, pub (open from 11.00) and restaurant with a regular diary of events (such as ladies nights, quiz nights and BBQ nights). The manor is an attraction in itself with a history dating back to the 13th century. The hotel is just North from the medium sized town of Crawley. Here you will find a range of amenities including a leisure centre (with bowling) 1.3 miles away and the County Shopping Mall 1.75 miles . For major attractions the nearest is at Chessington World of Adventures (15.6 miles to the north) (straight line). There are several golf courses with the local vicinity the nearest being Ifield Golf and Country Club (2.4 miles), Tilgate Forest Golf Centre (2.9 miles) and Copthorne (3.3 miles).
Shuttle:service: Local taxi takes around 10 minutes to the airport.
Served by the United Minibuses I7 and I8 routes.
Bedroom Numbers: 105 / 2 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
This hotel has averaged a score of 4.1 out of 5 by 2996 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 4.3 out of 5 from 835 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 12 of 29 for Hotels in Crawley and rated 4 out of 5 from 2161 reviews)
Parking:Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainMaybe your first and only choice is the Premier Inn chain your next best options are:
Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel: is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 89% and rates start from about £54.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal: is 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 90% and base rates begin at about £72.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport East: 1.7 miles (2.7 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £49.
Premier Inn Gatwick Airport (A23 Airport Way): 1.7 miles (2.8 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £69.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. 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 slightly below the guest rating for most Premier Inn hotels.
Below average for a Premier Inn hotel but still a hotel to consider. The hotel remains better rated than most London hotels and additionally ranks above the average guest rating for 3 star hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 82% is 5% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 396th from 865 London hotels, 40th of 65 Premier Inn Hotels, 13th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 104th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.5 miles, 2.4 km) would be the 3 star Bloc Hotel Gatwick, with base rates beginning from £294 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the Ramada Crawley Gatwick Hotel. 1.7 miles from the Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South (2.8 km), has scored 71% from former guests and has rates from around £53 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 3 Star Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal seems like a possible option being 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the Premier Inn Gatwick Airport South. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.