Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Gatwick Airport 3.2 miles (5.1 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9 2.3 miles (3.7 km). The Copthorne Hotel Effingham Park Gatwick provides a quiet retreat in a rural setting just 5 minutes from the M23 which in turns links with the M25 London orbital motorway. The Hotel is situated in Copthorne Village, which is between Crawley and East Grinstead. Local places on interest include Kingscote Bluebell preserved Steam Railway (3.2 miles) with its preserved country branch line, steam locomotives, and signalling systems. The 13 century Hever Castle is 9 miles away while Epsom racecourse is just over 13 miles from the hotel. Lingfield all weather race course is even nearer at 4.4 miles. Less than 22 miles from the English south coast and the seaside town of Brighton.
Hotel in Detail:The Copthorne hotel Effingham Park Hotel is centred on a former stately home and set in 40 acres of parkland and gardens with some trees dating back 100's of years. The Copthorne Hotel Effingham Gatwick boasts its own challenging 9-hole golf course as well as a 20 meter swimming pool, floodlit tennis courts and health club where professional staff are on hand for advice.
Bedrooms come with a seating area, satellite TV with pay movies, Internet access via TV, direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press, razor socket and hairdryer. All rooms en-suite.
Club rooms have a King double bed and their own with views of the grounds. They have the additional benefits over standard rooms of free movies, complimentary high speed Internet access, bath robes, chocolate bar, bottle of mineral water and iron and ironing board.
Executive Suites come with a separate lounge area along with a balcony and the benefits of the Club rooms.
All floors are served by a lift. 24 hour room service.
Dining Options:Lounge Bar: Next to the Terrace Restaurant with views of the hotels in door swimming pool. Fully licensed for a range of alcoholic drinks along with tea and coffee.
Sports Bar: Informal ambience with a bar menu (hot meals and snacks) and wide range of drinks. Large screen televisions show sports events.
Open: noon till 22.00 (lunch and dinner). 09:00 till 23.00 for drinks.
Terrace Restaurant: Serves British cuisine, English and Continental breakfast and a range of wines.
Open: 06.30 till 10.00 (Sunday 07.00 till noon), 18.30 till 22.00.
The hotel meeting and conference facilities for anything from 6 to 600 guests and holds a wedding licence.
Copthorne Le Club the facility that houses a gymnasium, exercise studio, 20 meter swimming pool and separate men/womens saunas and steam rooms.
Other sports facilities include two tennis courts with flood lights and a 9 hole golf course.
There are also therapy rooms providing spa treatments.
Front desk is open 24 hours.
Smoking is not allowed in any part of the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 122
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £5 per day.
Internet:WiFi can be picked up throughout. Fee is £5 per 24 hours.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Copthorne chain your closest choices would be:
Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick: is 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 73% and rates start from about £77.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 65% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Copthorne Hotels across the chain average 73% so this hotel is below the average guest rating for Copthorne hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 65% is 12% 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: 793rd from 866 London hotels, 5th of 5 Copthorne Hotels, 34th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 324th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Fraser Suites Queens Gate, whose lowest rates start at about £198 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Britannia International Hotel. 6.7 miles from here (10.7 km), achieving a rating of 66% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £49 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Ampersand Hotel seems like it might fit the bill. The Ampersand Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.