Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Three Bridges 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 10a 1.4 miles (2.3 km). The Holiday Inn Express Gatwick Airport is just 3 miles from the airport and 2.5 miles from the M23 at Junction 10. The M23 links up with the M25 London orbital Motorway as well as giving access to Brighton and the South coast of England. The nearby Three Bridges Station is on the route for trains to Gatwick and central London including Victoria. Being so close to the M25 motorway means road links to any part of the UK are good as the M25 links up major motorways going to all corners of England. Local attractions include Crawley leisure Park and Hollywood Bowl (1 mile), Tilgate park (400 acres and home to a golf course and nature centre, 1.3 miles), Crawley Museum (1.3 miles), K2 Leisure Centre (2.5 miles), Holmbush Farm World (3.5 miles), Leonardslee (7.9 miles, one of England's most spectacular gardens), Hever Castle (13.2 miles) and Chessington World of Adventures (17.5 miles). Central London is 27.4 miles from the hotel.
Hotel in Detail:A Contemporary hotel chosen for overnight stays by many airport travellers.
Room facilities include en-suite facilities with power shower, WIFI internet connection, digital TV with In Room Movies, direct dial telephone, Coffee/tea Maker, phone, Hairdryer, Iron / Ironing Board, separate hanging closet, double glazed windows that open and desk with lamp. All guest rooms have individually controlled air-conditioning.
There are four bedrooms that are adapted for accessibility. Configurations include both twins and doubles. The Express has rooms that can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children under 18 years of age (where specified).
Maids service the rooms on a daily basis. All rooms are non-smoking.
The Express Gatwick hotel serves a breakfast buffet each morning onsite and there's also an area with vending machines and snacks which can be purchased throughout the day. Breakfast selection includes juices, tea, coffees, hot chocolate, toast, croissants, muffins, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit and preserves.
There are two restaurants adjacent to the hotel that are open from noon till 11.00 pm and serve both lunch and dinner. They are the Harvester Hawth Park and Jefferson's and they also serve drinks.
The public areas of the hotel are air conditioned and hotel services include a wake-up call, dry cleaning and laundry puck-up and a safety deposit box available at the reception (manned 24 hours). The hotel provides copy and fax facilities. There's a lounge area with a television that is in use 24 hours. Wireless internet access can be picked up throughout the hotel and is complimentary.
Business facilities are provided by the hotels meeting room which is air-conditioned, has natural daylight and which can accommodate 35 guests theatre style. Also provided are Flip Chart and Markers, internet access, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
There is a nearby gymnasium.
Bedroom Numbers: 74 / 3 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:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 77% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) . Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 77% is 1% above the 76% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. This means the hotel is just above the average rating for the area.
Milesfaster ranking: 570th from 866 London hotels, 21st of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, 25th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 172nd of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.4 miles, 0.6 km) would be the 3 star Travelodge Liverpool Street, whose lowest rates start at about £63 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Holiday Villa Hotel. 4.6 miles from the Holiday Inn Express Gatwick Crawley (7.3 km), achieving a rating of 70% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £47.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Amba Charing Cross seems like a possible option being 2.0 miles (3.3 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Gatwick Crawley. The Amba Charing Cross has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.