(4 star hotel)
from the airport
Unwind and relax in style
The Gatwick Holiday Inn has always been a firm favourite for families. It's only minutes away from the North terminal and has oodles of four-bed rooms, a kids-eat-free menu and a caring team of staff. The open-plan areas have a laid-back vibe with plenty of seating for you to enjoy a relaxing drink or a bite to eat. There's no chance of the little ones getting bored here, with TVs, games, activity packs and a free two-course meal for up to two children under 13.
While the Holiday Inn is loved by families, it's also a hit with those who like the simplicity of leaving their car at the hotel during their holiday. There's loads of spaces and the car park's secured, so the start of your holiday can go without a hitch.
holiday inn at gatwick airport hotel was absolutely fine -no complaints at all- we booked hotel parking and the no.1 lounge too via your service. parking again no problem but i was very disappointed with the throughput at baggage drop - we queued for well over an hourMrs Bennett (Gatwick Holiday Inn)
leaving just about minutes in the no. 1 lounge which by the time our food arrived we didnt have time to relax as our plane was boarding. i did ask at baggage drop if we could go through as a priority as we had booked into the lounge and was told no. i am very disappointed that we could not make good use of the lounge and i will be complaining to thomas cook too.
yes they were, excellent, used holiday extras many times and everything thing has always gone smoothly.Mr Eynon (Gatwick Holiday Inn)
Very smooth from start to finish. Online booking was easy to use and simple to navigate. The hotel itself was brilliant; good check in, room, breakfast and transfer. We would recommend this to anyone.Miss Brewster (Gatwick Holiday Inn)
Brilliant, efficient, friendly, helpful staff, lovely clean room, everything was perfect. Car was exactly the same as we left it, so none of this moving car down the road.Mr Miles (Gatwick Holiday Inn)
Everything went to plan , room as stated , staff friendly & helpful ,excellent communications/ reminders from holiday extras. Well done!Mrs Maiden (Gatwick Holiday Inn)
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Overall rating: 90% by 4178 guests
Hearty, traditional British meals
Traders restaurant and the Hub bar have an informal setting, so although there's no need to don a fancy frock at dinner, this doesn't mean the food isnt elegant and refined. Juicy, flavoursome steaks, deep-filled pies, classic fish and chips as well as a range of sandwiches and wraps are all on offer. Food is reasonably priced and made using locally sourced produce. The Holiday Inn is a family-friendly hotel thats perfect for avoiding airport stress. You might even have some fun while youre there!
We recommend the Holiday Inn Gatwick for:
Families -With large rooms, fun activity packs and a kids-eat-free menu make the Holiday Inn a firm family favourite.
Comfort - Airy, soundproofed rooms with comfortable beds make for a relaxing stay for you and your family.
Food - The hotels two restaurants offer expertly cooked but pleasingly familiar comfort food.
Earliest check-in time is 2pm, and latest check-out time is midday.
Holiday Inn Gatwick Airport,
Povey Cross Road,
Arrival at the Holiday Inn
The earliest check-in time at the hotel is 2pm.
Here are the directions to the hotel:
- Exit the M23 at junction 9 and follow signs for Gatwick airport, taking the first exit at the slip road roundabout if you're coming from the south, and the second exit at the slip road roundabout if you're coming from the north.
- Go straight over at the next roundabout, and at the third roundabout take the fourth exit, signposted A23, Redhill.
- At the next roundabout go straight on and the hotel is immediately on the left.
Overnight parking is available at the hotel for £10 per night.
If you need a transfer from the airport to take you to the hotel catch the G1, G3 or G7 shuttle bus. It runs from bus stop 8 at the North Terminal or bus stop 9 at the South. They run every 15 minutes from 5am - midnight and every 30 minutes outside of these times. Tickets cost £3 per adult and £1.50 per child, and under 5s go free.
The latest check-out time at the hotel is 12pm.
When you're ready to fly take the transfer bus to the terminal. Buses from the hotel to the airport run 24 hours a day. From 5am until midnight they run every 15 minutes and from midnight until 5am they run every 30 minutes. It costs £3 per adult and £1.50 per child, and under 5s go free.
Getting to and from Gatwick airport
On the day of your stay:
Make your way to the hotel; more detailed driving instructions and a postcode for satnavs will be on your confirmation email.
If you need overnight parking at the hotel, it costs £10.
Getting from the hotel to the airport:
It’s a 5-10 minute bus ride to both terminals. The shuttle bus runs every 10-15 minutes between 5am and midnight and every 30 minutes between midnight and 5am.
It costs £3 per adult and £1.50 per child, and under 5s go free.
Holiday Inn address
Povey Cross Road,