Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Gatwick Airport 264 yards (241 metres), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 0.3 miles (0.5 km). The Hilton Gatwick Airport Hotel is located right next to the South Terminal at Gatwick Airport and is connected to the terminal via a covered walkway. For transfers to the North Terminal there is a free monorail service that runs constantly between the two terminals. This is just a quick hop between the two buildings taking a matter of minutes. The hotel is close to the M23 and M25 motorways and the Gatwick Express Train terminus (runs every 15 minutes non-stop between Gatwick and Victoria Station in London, takes 30 minutes) and so has excellent transport links. The train station can get you to the Brighton by the south coast within 40 minutes. The south terminal is also where the main bus station is located on the ground level. Services run to local areas and towns. Copthorne Golf Club is 2.5 miles from the hotel. Other local attractions include Crawley Leisure Park and Bowling Alley (2.86 miles), 42,000 sq metres County Mall Shopping centre (3.16 miles) and Crawley Museum (3.67 miles). The major UK attraction of Chessington Zoo (theme breaks available) is just under 15 miles to the North West.
Hotel in Detail:Large modern hotel in a privileged location for access to the airport.
All the Hilton Gatwick hotel bedrooms enjoy air-conditioning and floor to ceiling windows. In-room amenities include a desk, easy chair, flat screen television with movie channels (flight arrivals and departure times on TV) and games, tea and coffee making facilities, magazines, ironing board, hairdryer, phone, dataport and internet Access. All rooms are en-suite and soundproofed with double glazing.
Standard rooms are 23 sq metres.
Family rooms are 52 sq metres and some rooms have a dining table.
Deluxe rooms are 25 sq metres and have mosaic-tiled bathroom, walk-in shower, large armchair, safe and a clock.
The Hilton has a dedicated executive level situated on the fourth floor in the Executive Wing. Executive rooms are 25 sq metres and offer upgraded room amenities including mineral water and bathrobes and access to the executive Lounge (see dining options)
Suites are 68 sq metres and come with a separate living extra, additional toilet, dining area, sofa, widescreen television, spa bath, walk-in shower with massage jets and full in-room amenities found in the rooms above. Suites have access to the executive lounge.
Room service is 24 hours for all rooms.
Dining Options:Garden Restaurant: 180 seat capacity. A la carte Restaurant with evening buffet with carvery. Vegetarian options available. Light, airy and vibrant setting. Menu includes roasts and pizzas. Children's menu available.
Breakfast 5.30 am until 10.30 am, Dinner from 18.00 until 22.45.
Amys Lobby Bar: 80 seat capacity. Upbeat ambience. Features sofas and leather chairs. Serving light breakfast, snacks, soft and alcoholic drinks plus tea and coffee. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Lobby bar also offers wireless internet access. Kids welcome. Open 08.00 till 14.00.
Amy's Restaurant: 60 seat capacity. The place for a more formal, intimate meal. A la carte dining. Vegetarian options. East meets West style menu. Children's menu. Opening Hours 18.00 till 22.45.
Charlie Frys Sports Bar: 60 seat capacity. Located next to the Garden Restaurant. Wide variety of drinks and cocktails. Also serves snacks. Large screen TV showing news and sporting events. Open 6pm till 11pm. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Costa Coffee: True Italian hospitality. The options include take cappuccino and muffin, lunch with a Panini or espresso. The area has wireless internet access.
Open: 05.00 till 19.00.
The Executive Lounge: Exclusively available to those staying in an Executive room. Offers drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the evening (complimentary between 6pm and 8pm), continental breakfast, snacks and dedicated lounge hospitality. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Broadband internet access terminals available. Express check-in and check-out. Secretarial services.
Open 06.00 till 23.00. Canapés 18.30 till 20.30.
Onsite is the 'living well gymnasium', open 24 hours. The gym is fully air-conditioned and fitted with cardio and resistance equipment and has TV screens to view while you workout.
Other facilities include luggage storage (not after you have checked out), WiFi access in hotel lobby, onsite gift shop. The hotel has full concierge services 24/7 and they can assist with booking trips and attractions. The concierge can also arrange baggage transfer to the airport for disabled guests.
The Hilton Gatwick Airport Hotel also offers 21 Meeting rooms and Banqueting facilities with state-of-the-art technology.
Dedicated business centre open 07.00 till 19.00 weekdays. The business centre offers services such as internet access, fax, copy, projector and secretarial services (charges apply to all services).
CCTV and 24 hour security.
Shuttle:Service: None. Hotel located adjacent to South terminal. Walk to South terminal, mono rail to North terminal.
Bedroom Numbers: 821 / 4 floors
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (late check-out possible by request to reception) (express check-out option)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and charges apply. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Hilton chain your nearest options are:
Hampton By Hilton Gatwick Airport: is 0.7 miles (1.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 84% and rates start from about £98.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% 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) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Hilton hotels.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 76% is 1% below the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. This makes the hotel just below the average rating for the vicinity.
Milesfaster ranking: 602nd from 866 London hotels, 22nd of 29 Hilton Hotels, 26th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 260th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.8 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 4 star Sofitel London Gatwick Airport, whose lowest rates start at about £132 and which has an 89% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Lawn Guest House - Horley. 1.0 miles from here (1.6 km), achieving a rating of 84% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £75 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like it might fit the bill being 2.7 miles (4.3 km) from the Hilton Gatwick. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.