Hotel in Detail:Beautifully designed, the Europa Gatwick Hotel London is a unique low rise, attractive building in hacienda style centred around a courtyard with a garden and a water feature with carp and goldfish. The exposed timber ceilings mix stylishly with terrazzo and marble features in the public areas.
Room facilities include en-suite bathroom, colour TV, direct dial phone, complimentary newspaper, wake-up service, dressing table, hairdryer, tea and coffee facilities and trouser press.
Superior rooms have a spa bath.
Superior Suites have a separate lounge and bedroom area.
There are accessible rooms available.
The on site restaurant is the Mediterranee situated on a mezzanine floor above the lobby, and the Rafters bar can be found in the main lounge. The restaurant has a high timber ceiling and large picture windows looking over the courtyard and its central fountain. The menu is Carvery style with a freshly cooked daily selection of entrees and whole roast joints personally carved at your request. Spacious and looking out over the airy lobby area.
Open: Breakfast 6.30 till 9.45 (Continental from 05.30), Dinner 18.30 till 21.45.
The Rafters Bar is a warm, cosy room with a feature fireplace serving a wide selection of drinks and snacks. The bar leads directly out onto the courtyard.
Open: 11.15 till 00.30 (from 12.15 Sundays).
Onsite the Britannia Europa hotel offers a Health and Leisure club. Facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, sauna and gymnasium with wide range of exercise equipment including free weights. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Charge applies.
All public areas have complimentary wireless internet access.
*within the grounds of the Europa Hotel is the Britannia Lodge Gatwick Hotel. There is an option for this hotel when you check the rates. The facilities of the main hotel are open to residents of the lodge.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Three Bridges 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 10a 0. 1 miles (0.2 km).
The Europa Gatwick Hotel London is 10 minutes drive from Gatwick International Airport, via the nearby M23 motorway, with the junction 10A giving immediate access. The hotel is located from the airport flight path and ancient forest and farmland are within walking distance. The Europa Gatwick Hotel London forms an ideal base for exploring the southeast corner of England, with Brighton and the south coast only 26 miles and the historic sites of Leeds Castle and Hever Castle only 45 minutes drive. London is 30 minutes via the Gatwick Express Train. Kent's famous gardens and coastline are within easy reach and family fun can be found at Chessington's World of Adventures only 30 minutes .
Internet Connection: High Speed Wireless access available from lobby
Shuttle Service: Service 40 bus and service 50 bus. £3.5 pp (£2 child)
Bedroom Numbers: 211
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 2.55 out of 5 by 7924 past guests
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Parking:Public parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs £6.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and charges are applicable.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Britannia chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Britannia Gatwick Lodge: is 58 yards (53 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 40% and rates start from about £39.
Airport Inn Gatwick: is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 66% and base rates begin at about £62.
Russ Hill Hotel: 5.1 miles (8.3 km), rated at 52% and with rates from around £42.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 51% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Britannia Hotels across the chain average 55% 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: 854th from 865 London hotels, 5th of 6 Britannia Hotels, 37th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 314th of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (3.6 miles, 5.8 km) would be the 3 star Bloc Hotel Gatwick, whose lowest rates start at about £294 and which has an 83% guest satisfaction rating.Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 3 Star Premier Inn Gatwick Airport North Terminal may be one too look at, and some 4.1 miles (6.6 km) from this hotel. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.