(3 star hotel)
from the airport
Designed with avoiding stress in mind
What could be more relaxing than a good night's sleep? So confident is the Premier Inn Manor Royal at Gatwick that you'll get just that, they'll refund the cost of your stay if you don't. Still, with Hypnos mattresses in every room, blackout curtains, air conditioning and double glazing to keep out the noise, you're not likely to to take them up on the refund!
All the rooms have flatscreen TVs with over 30 channels, hot drinks and a safe, which costs £1.50 per day. £3 a day will buy you access to the hotel's wifi, which reaches all the rooms. The hotel isn't on the airport flight path, but the windows are still double glazed to ensure you rest peacefully. Meanwhile, the aforementioned Hypnos mattress company are employed under royal warrant to supply to Buckingham Palace, so you can be assured the beds at the hotel are fit for a queen.
The hotel has a variety of rooms, including single, double, triple and family-size, with sofa and pull-out beds providing the additional sleeping space. There's also the option of booking a connecting room if you want share, but keep a little privacy. The hotel also has 12 accessible suites for disabled guests, which offer wet rooms or low baths, lowered beds and mobility railings.