Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Three Bridges 0.7 miles (1.1 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 10 1.2 miles (1.9 km). The Sandman Signature London Gatwick Hotel is just 2.8 miles from Gatwick Airport in the town of Crawley. This is a town steeped in history dating back to the Stone, Iron and Bronze Ages. One mile from the hotel is the Crawley Leisure Park with cinema and bowling. Around the same distance to the County Shopping Mall and around 2 miles away is Tilgate Park, featuring 400 acres of open space, a golf course and a nature centre. Other local attractions include Crawley Museum Centre (1.3 miles) and Ifield Watermill (2.2 miles). A little further at 18.5 miles is Chessington World of Adventures , but if you have the time its great way to spend a day. One of the most popular attractions in Sussex is the Sheffield Park Stn Bluebell Railway, the UK's first preserved standard gauge passenger railway, and 11.7 miles from the hotel. Horse racing fans are well served with Lingfield Races just 7.8 miles away and Epsom, Home of the English Derby, 13 miles from here. Close to the M23 motorway which connects with the M25 as well as giving access into South London or out to the South Coast and Brighton.
Hotel in Detail:The Sandman Signature Gatwick is a modern hotel convenient for Gatwick Airport, fully air-conditioned throughout and featuring a grand marble lobby staircase.
All the modern styled Ramada bedrooms have En-suite bathroom, double glazed windows and blackout curtains for a good nights sleep. In-room facilities include Tea and coffee making facilities, full length mirror, radio, flat screen TV with high speed internet access, Pay to view movies, free WiFi, laptop size safe, direct dial telephone, Trouser press, iron and Hairdryer.
Bedroom options include rooms suitable for four adults.
Executive rooms have a separate work area, noon check-in and are located on the first floor. They also have larger TV's than the standard rooms.
The hotel offers 24 hour room service serving light meals.
Dining Options:The hotel has a Club Bar and an on site restaurant.
The Arts Grill restaurant is contemporary in style and serves modern dishes ij stylish surroundings. The restaurant serves traditional cooked breakfast with fresh fruit and yoghurt or a selection of pastries.
Opening hours are: Breakfast Monday to Saturday 06.30 - 09.30 (Saturday 07.30 till 10.00, Sunday 08.00 till noon), Lunch served on request. Dinner 18.30 till 22.00.
The Club bar provides a relaxed atmosphere for enjoying your favourite drink. the bar also serves light meals.
Available in the hotel are serves tea and scones and snacks. For early risers a grab and go breakfast of coffee/teas and muffin is available.
Other features include 12 summit conference rooms. The conference rooms provide facilities for up to 200 guests as well as smaller break out rooms and all are air-conditioned.
The hotel has a fully equipped gymnasium with weights and cardio machines.
The Sandman Signature Hotel is fully non-smoking throughout. 24 hour reception desk.
Bedroom Numbers: 151 / 7 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 83% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Signature Hotels have an average guest rating of 83%. The Sandman Signature Gatwick with its rating of 83% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Signature hotel.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 83% is 6% above the 77% average guest rating for the area around Gatwick. The hotel is thus rated above average for hotels close to the airport.
Milesfaster ranking: 332nd from 866 London hotels, 1st of 1 Signature Hotels, 10th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 139th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, whose lowest rates start at about £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles from here (1.3 km), has been rated at 75% by past guests and has rates from around £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout selecting an alternative hotel by its higher guest rating? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel may be one too look at. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Directions: Exit the M23 at Junction 10 and follow the A2011 to Crawley. The Hotel is at the first roundabout on the left.
History: Sold to Canadian hotel group Sandman for around £5 million pounds in October 2013. Name then changed to Sandman Signature London Gatwick from Ramada Hotel Gatwick.