Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Horley 3.1 miles (5 km), Motorway: M23 Junction 9a 3.4 miles (5.5 km). The Stanhill Court Hotel is located to the north west of Gatwick. A wonderful setting with the hotel set within 35 acres of ancient woodland and the Sussex countryside with roaming and grazing sheep and deer. The building has a long history originally being built in 1881 when it was used as a family residence. The original construction was a Scottish baronial style featuring halls with wood panelling as well as in the minstrel room along with stained glass windows. The nearest populated area is the small village of Charlwood with a population of just over 2000. The village is just under half a mile from the hotel and where you will find three local pubs and restaurant.
Hotel in Detail:The Stanhill Court hotel is a former winner of the AA award for best romantic hotel. Although close to Gatwick airport its thankfully not on the flight path.
Bedrooms are all individual in nature with in-room facilities including Alarm Clock, Heating, satellite TV, telephone, trouser press, free high speed internet access, work desk, full length mirror, Hairdryer and Tea/Coffee Maker. Many of the rooms have a four poster bed. Rooms are all en-suite with a bath or shower.
There is a limited room service menu. Daily maid service.
Dining Options:Restaurant 1881: AA rosettes holder. Named after the year the original house was finished. With wood panelling and a real fire that is lit during the winter months. Sevres an international menu with fresh ingredients along with a choice from over 200 wines. open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and open to both residents and the general public.
Open: 07.30 till 09.30 (weekends 08.30 till 10.00), noon till 14.00 (weekends 12.30 till 14.30), 19.00 till 21.30.
The Library: can be hired as a private dining venue suitable for between 8 and 16 diners. Afternoon tea is served in the Library where you can enjoy views over the grounds.
Bar: styled after a Spanish courtyard.
The Stanhill Court hotel hosts wedding ceremonies and can handle 700 guests in the banqueting room for breakfast. The wedding licence covers 180 guests in a civil ceremony and the 700 guests for the wedding breakfast.
The 35 acre estate offers superb walks and a wide range of sporting and leisure facilities. The hotel also boasts an open air amphitheatre complete with stage and lighting in its woodland grounds with the option to cover it with a marquee.
Please note that the hotel does not have a lift. Some bedrooms are located on the ground floor.
Bedroom Numbers: 33 / 2 floors
Check-in: 13.000 pm
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Free private parking is available on site .
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 84% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole.
Compared to surrounding hotels: The hotels rating of 84% is 7% 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: 360th from 866 London hotels, 7th of 38 Gatwick hotels, and 99th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.0 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 3 star London Elizabeth Hotel, with rates that start from about £102 and which has a 68% guest satisfaction rating. The London Elizabeth Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Best Western Mornington Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has scored 80% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £68 (theres free WiFi too).
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 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%.