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Accommodations around London Gatwick Airport

Hotels in the city

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Hilton London Canary Wharf, London

This stylish 4-star hotel is 5 minutes' walk from Canary Wharf London Underground Station and one Tube stop from the O2 Arena. It has modern, air-conditioned rooms, a gym, free Wi-Fi in public areas, and a restaurant and bar.


citizenM Tower of London, London

citizenM Tower of London is located directly above Tower Hill Underground Station. Offering spectacular views on the river Thames, Tower of London and Tower Bridge, citizenM offers 370 luxury fitted rooms and a food and beverages available 24/7.


The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, Mayfair London, London

The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel opened in 1927 and this luxurious 5-star hotel is situated in the heart of Mayfair, surrounded by the parks, theatres and attractions of London’s West End.

Hotels at the airport

At and around London Gatwick Airport there is a wide range of suitable hotels to stay overnight. There are hotels for every budget and every kind of traveller.

Hotels at the terminal

At the airport, there is ample choice to stay overnight at or near the airport. If you don’t want to leave the airport, there are multiple hotels at the airport itself. The three best hotels that are linked directly to the terminal are:

1. BLOC Hotel Gatwick

BLOC Hotel Gatwick is located at the heart of London Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal. You can find the hotel just steps from the South Terminal Departures and is the perfect hotel for travellers with an early flight. They offer cutting edge accommodation with spectacular views of the busiest single runway in the world.

The rooms of the hotel are efficient, sleek and very beautiful designed. The hotel is especially recommended because they worked with a Scandinavian Sleep Institute to ensure the rooms are at the optimum temperature and humidity. All to make sure you will have a peaceful night.

Popular facilities of the hotel

  • Free super-fast Wi-Fi
  • Egyptian cotton linen and monsoon showers
  • Valet parking


If you wish to have a private space of work moment from the departure and arrival gates, YOTELAIR is the perfect haven. You can find the hotel in the Arrivals Hall of the South Terminal (before security). It is also close to the free shuttle connecting South Terminal to North Terminal.

The innovative cabins of YOTELAIR are small but cleverly designed. All of the cabins have their own private bathroom with monsoon shower, free Wi-Fi and guests of the hotel can enjoy free tea and premium coffee from mission control.

Popular facilities of the hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Queen bed that folds itself into a sofa (Premium cabin)
  • Twin bunk rooms available

3. Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport

Just moments from the airport check-in desk is the Hampton by Hilton hotel located. The hotel is conveniently connected (via a walkway) to Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal, and there is a free shuttle service between the hotel and the South Terminal. The shuttle runs every 2 minutes, 24 hours a day.

The hotel has comfortable guest rooms with air conditioning and a range of amenities to help you relax and stay productive. The modern Hampton by Hilton hotel has everything you need!

Popular facilities of the hotel

  • Meeting room for up to 16 people, equipped with the latest A/V technology
  • Spacious bathrooms with a walk-in power shower
  • 24-hour fitness centre

The big advantage of an airport hotel

The big advantage of a hotel at the airport is that you don’t need to arrange transportation to or from the hotel. You are already at the airport, so you will always be on time for your flight. You can reach the hotels on foot in minutes from check-in of arrivals.

Business hotel near London Gatwick Airport

If you are looking for an excellent business hotel, Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley is a perfect choice. The award-winning 4-star deluxe hotel has an excellent gym, great restaurant and very good workplaces.

The Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley is located 5,3 kilometres (9 minutes) from Gatwick Airport and is situated in the heart of Crawley town centre. Perfectly placed for business in Manor Royal Business Park and K2 Leisure Centre is within walking distance.

Special features of the Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley

The hotel features stylish accommodation with 432 Superior, Premier and Family bedrooms. Excellent for meetings, conferences, training and banqueting facilities. Other special features are a restaurant, two bars, an Internet café and Atrium with free WIFI access. If you want to stay fit the Arora Hotel Gatwick/Crawley also offers a luxurious Health and Fitness Club. If you want to travel by car to this hotel they offer on-site car parking facilities as well as Park & Fly packages for 4, 8 or 15 days.

Popular facilities of the hotel

  • Health & Fitness Suite with first-class facilities including a 50-station state-of-the-art Gymnasium
  • On-site underground secured car parking
  • Park & Fly packages for 4, 8 or 15 days

Location of the hotel

You can reach the hotel within 8 minutes by train or 12 minutes by car. If you want to travel between Gatwick Airport and the hotel by bus, a hotel shuttle bus is available (chargeable & subject to availability).

From the hotel, you have access to Crawley mainline station and easy access to M23/A23 and M25.

Shuttle bus from LGW to your hotel

The Gatwick Airport Hotel Transfer Service is the official bus service between local hotels and the airport terminals.

The bus transfer service goes between the North and South Terminals of Gatwick Airport and the following hotels:

  • Airport Inn
  • Courtyard by Marriott
  • Crowne Plaza*
  • Holiday Inn Gatwick Airport
  • Ibis*
  • Premier Inn London Gatwick Airport – A23 Airport Way
  • Premier Inn London Gatwick South – London Road*
  • Travelodge Gatwick Airport Central

You can buy bus tickets in cash on board the bus directly from the driver. You can also buy tickets from the reception desks from certain hotels.

Location of the bus stop

The shuttle bus departs from the North Terminal – bus stop 8 on the Arrivals forecourt. At the South Terminal, you can get on the shuttle bus at bus stop 9 on the Arrivals forecourt.

Buses drop off right outside the terminals and operate 24 hours a day.

Please pay attention that hotels marked with a * the bus services run from 04:20 to 23:30.

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