(4 star hotel)
including 8 days parking
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.
- "The hotel was close to the airport and the bus was there first thing in the morning and prompt again when we returned. "
Mrs Lorraine, 02 Nov 2010
- "This was the best airport hotel we've stayed in. It was clean and spacious and the staff were really helpful. Also we felt safe leaving our car parked there while we were away. Excellent."
Mr Tanzilli, 26 Jun 2010
- "The Holiday Inn Gatwick was great and the staff very helpful. The pre-booked taxi was great and more convenient than the bus. Great start and end to holiday."
Mrs Baker, 18 Aug 2010
- "Although our return journey was delayed by three days, Holiday Inn responded helpfully and our car was waiting for us even though it was midnight on a Sunday !"
Mr Lawrence, 04 Mar 2010
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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,
This 4-star Holiday Inn is conveniently just outside the airport perimeter, only five minutes from check-in. It's what you'd expect from a Holiday Inn: a comfy, affordable and family-friendly overnight stay.
Check-in is from 14:00, so you can arrive as early or as late as you like.
You can leave your car in the hotel's secured car park while you're away. You'll just need to hand in your keys at reception so staff can park your car for you.
There's the cosy Hub bar and lounge once you're settled in, where you'll find a range of delicious Starbucks coffees, teas, hot chocolates and iced drinks, as well as crumbly biscuits and sticky cakes.
The Traders restaurant serves all of the family favourites when it's time to eat. There's fish and chips, gourmet burgers, rump steaks or penne pasta; even the fussiest eaters will find something to tickle their tastebuds. You won't have to worry about spending a fortune on dinner for the family, 2 kids under 12 eat free from a special menu when they eat with a paying adult. Dinner is served in the Traders restaurant from 18:00 to 22:00 daily.
For something a little lighter, the Hub bar has a yummy menu packed full of choices, including with hot sandwiches, soups, burgers, dishes to share, and similar favourites that you'd find in the Traders restaurant - in a slightly more informal atmosphere. Food is available to order from the bar throughout the day, from 07:00 to 23:00, so whatever you fancy, whenever you fancy it, you're catered for.
The Hub bar provides the perfect setting for a quiet drink before bed to get you in that holiday mood. There's a drinks list to impress, served until 23:00.
When it's time to hit the hay, you'll find a pleasant, clean and comfy room waiting for you. Every bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, a colour TV with satellite, a telephone, radio, hairdryer, high speed wifi access, trouser press and all you need to make tea and coffee.
In the morning, enjoy the award-winning breakfast in the Traders restaurant. You can pre-book it with us, and, when you get there, your kids can eat the most important meal of the day for free. It's served from 06:00 to 10:00.
When it's time to fly, just hop on the transfer bus to the terminal. It takes just 5-10 minutes, runs every 15 minutes from 05:00 to 00:00, and every 30 minutes from 00:00 to 05:00. Transfers cost £3 per adult and £1.50 for children aged 5 to 12. Children under 5 travel free.