Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Three Bridges 2 miles (3.2 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 10 0.7 miles (1.1 km). The Copthorne Gatwick Hotel offers something more than most of the hotels serving the airport. Although its only just over 2 miles from the airport (closest top to the South terminal) the hotel is set in its own extensive grounds that cover more than 100 acres. The gardens of the hotel are scenic and landscaped with ducks in the pond right in front of the hotel. The building itself has a long history and was constructed from a 16 century farmhouse. Copthorne golf club is less than a mile from here. Other local attractions include Hawth Theatre (2.6 miles), Arctic Jungle Playcentre (2.8 miles), County Mall Shopping centre (2.9 miles), Crawley leisure park (3 miles) where you can spend some time bowling among other amenities there. Tilgate Park and its 400 acres of grounds, golf course and nature centre is 3.5 mile from the hotel.
Hotel in Detail:The Copthorne Hotel Gatwick is on a site that was once part of a farmhouse going right back to the 1500's so the grounds are steeped in history. Today the hotel is a small complex with the rooms being within a main building and further annexe.
Bedroom amenities at the Copthorne Gatwick include Temperature control, seating area, duvet on the bed, 220-240 voltage, direct dial telephone, modem port, radio, cable TV with pay movies (1 movie for free) and internet browser, fridge, coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer in bedroom and trouser press. Beds have a duvet.
Executive Club rooms come equipped with extras such as a Jacuzzi spa bath, high speed internet access, iron and ironing board and a minibar.
To gain use of the club lounge upgrade to a contemporary Club room which all have an in-room safe and air-conditioning. The Club lounge serves a continental breakfast and refreshments throughout the day.
The hotels Presidential suite come with a four poster bed and is furnished in a traditional style in keeping with the history of the hotel along with a separate living area complete with a dining table. These rooms also have a jacuzzi spa bath.
Many of the hotel rooms have views over the hotel gardens/grounds. Features include original oak beams in some rooms.
Dining Options:Library Bar: An informal bar serving hot and cold food and snacks alongside a full range of drinks. Serves Country House Afternoon Tea with dishes such as club sandwiches Chicken Caesar Salad. The bar also has a family lounge. Open 08.30 till 02.00 (weekends from 10.00).
Lion D' Or Restaurant: Haute cuisine. The restaurant is an AA 2 Rosettes award winner. The menu is traditional British. The restaurant itself has an intimate feel and serves some of the finest wines alongside your meal. Open: 19.00 till 22:00. Sunday and Bank Holidays closed.
The Brasserie restaurant: Buffet and a la carte. More casual dining that the Lin D' Or. Breakfast is both continental and Full English. Wide and varied menu which includes American, Cajun, Chinese, French, Indian, Italian and Mexican cuisine. The restaurant provides and informal atmosphere. Open: Breakfast 06:00 till 10:30 (Sunday and bank holidays from 07.00), Lunch noon till 14.00, Dinner 18.30 till 21.30. Kids high chairs are provided.
White Swan Pub: The hotels Traditional feel bar with views out over the hotels pond. The pub also serves light meals and pub snacks. This part of the hotel was part of the original 16 century farmhouse and features an open fireplace. Open: noon till 23.00 (Sunday and bank holidays till 22.30).
There's also a conservatory where you can relax or meet friends.
The hotel also proudly hotels a licence to carry out weddings.
The Copthorne hotel Gatwick can provide meeting room facilities that can accommodate up to 200 guests along with secretarial services, while the hotels public areas all have a WIFI internet connection (charges apply).
Onsite is a leisure club where facilities include a well equipped gymnasium, squash courts, 16 meter indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and Jacuzzi. Within the hotel grounds you'll also find a tennis court. There is also a beauty salon providing treatments such as facials, eyelash tinting and perming along with manicures and gel nails.
The front reception is staffed 24 hours a day should you require assistance. WiFi is available in public areas. Porters and concierge service within hotel.
Hotel is handicap accessible except for the leisure club which is stairs access only.
Shuttle:Service: Coach. Takes around 10 minutes to both terminals. Runs 04.15 till 23.45 (Every 1 hour, timings depend on terminal). Adult £4.50 (child £2.50) (accurate at time of publication)
Bedroom Numbers: 227 / 2 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £7 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
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 Effingham Park Gatwick: is 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 65% and rates start from about £56.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 72% 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 slightly below the guest rating for most Copthorne hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 72% is 5% below the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. For the location the hotel rates below average.
Milesfaster ranking: 710th from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 5 Copthorne Hotels, 30th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 303rd of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with rates that start from about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.