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Crowne Plaza Gatwick Airport Hotel

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Crown Plaza London Gatwick

Langley Drive, Crawley, RH11 7SX

Close to Gatwick, good amenities


About The Crowne Plaza Hotel

A favoured option for all types of travellers, The Crowne Plaza Gatwick sits conveniently close to London’s second busiest airport and provides unparalleled connectivity to London city. The accommodation it offers is nothing short of impressive – spacious rooms that strike a perfect balance between comfort and cleanliness, equipped with all the amenities you could require during your stay. But what truly sets this hotel apart is its team of amiable and supportive staff, always eager to assist you and ensure your stay is as pleasant as possible.

Hotel Highlights

5 minutes drive to Gatwick Airport

Spacious, Comfortable Rooms

Air conditioning & Free WIFI

Bar & Restaurant

Fitness Centre & Meeting Rooms

Parking Onsite

Crowne Plaza hotel is just 5 minutes drive to London Gatwick Airport and 1 mile from Crawley Manor’s Royal Business District, the home of multinational companies like Thales Elekta, and the Boeing Flight Simulation System. The hotel is situated in a quiet and peaceful area of London that provides easy access to many attractions and landmarks such as Buckingham Palace, the British Museum, Tower Bridge, the Houses of Parliament & Piccadilly Circus. With a direct rail link, the Gatwick Express offers a quick 30-minute trip into London. A regular train service runs from Three Bridges and Crawley all within 2 miles from the Crowne Plaza with links to London and Brighton.

The rooms are spacious, well-equipped, comfortable and clean. Offering premium bedding and quiet zones the Crowne Plaza is the perfect hotel to rest and relax. With black-out curtains, air conditioning and 24-hour room service.

There’s a restaurant and bar on site – perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The food menu is extensive and features all the classics you’d expect from a hotel. With a heated terrace and private booths, have a relaxing drink or settle for a cold beer at the trendy Bar92.

Amenities at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Free Wifi

Tea/Coffee Maker

Satellite TV

On-site parking

Fitness Centre

24hr Room Service

Photos of Crown Plaza

Crown Plaza Hotel London Location

The Crowne Plaza Gatwick Hotel is an ideal place to stay for both business and leisure travellers. With easy transport links to get around inside of London as well as all over England.

Frequently Asked Questions

Which hotels are within walking distance to Gatwick South Terminal?

If you’re seeking accommodation close to Gatwick’s South Terminal, there are several excellent hotel options to consider:
Hilton London Gatwick Airport: An on-airport hotel offering luxury and convenience. As a 4-star establishment, it’s among the top-tier accommodations around Gatwick Airport. However, its prime location and high-quality amenities may command a higher price.
Yotel London Gatwick: For a unique and compact stay, Yotel offers Japanese cabin-style rooms right within the South Terminal. Access to Yotel is through a lift directly opposite the customs hall. This hotel is ideal if you’re looking for a simple, private space to rest.
Bloc Hotel Gatwick: A budget-friendly alternative to Yotel, Bloc Hotel also resides within the South Terminal. Despite its economical pricing, it doesn’t compromise on comfort, offering rooms with King Size beds.
Marriott Courtyard: A short 10-minute walk from the South Terminal will take you to the Marriott Courtyard. Although it’s a little further away, a high-quality footpath with kerb slopes makes rolling your luggage easy. Alternatively, you can opt for the hotel’s shuttle bus service.
Please be aware of drop-off charges at Gatwick Airport. A minimum charge of £5 applies to use the designated drop-off zones at both terminals. Some hotels, like the Premier Inn, may also charge for pick-ups or drop-offs directly outside their entrance.

Can you sleep inside Gatwick Airport?

There are a variety of suitable spots for overnight stays at Gatwick Airport. You’ll find the most comfortable options in the public areas of both the North and South Terminals. In the South Terminal, you can enjoy the cosiness of soft benches and armchairs, while the North Terminal offers inviting seating near the coffee shop on the lower level. If you’re past security checkpoints, there are a handful of armrest-free benches that allow for a full stretch. Regardless of your chosen spot, it’s advisable to bring along a sleep mask, earplugs or noise-cancelling headphones, and some extra layers of clothing. This is because the airport tends to be well-lit, bustling with sounds, and a bit on the cooler side.

Which terminal is the Hilton at Gatwick?

The only hotel with full-service in Gatwick, with easy access to the South terminal. Hilton Hotel GATTOW has access to the south terminal at Gatwick and provides direct access to passenger and rail terminals. Hotel Hilton is Gatwick’s highest-end hotel with almost 700 bedrooms and 200 suites.

How far is Crowne Plaza Hotel from Gatwick Airport?

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located about 3.5 miles from Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal. This translates to roughly a 15-minute drive, depending on traffic conditions

Does Gatwick Airport have a gym?

Gatwick Airport itself does not have gyms within its terminals. However, there are several nearby hotels with fitness facilities. For example, the Arora Hotel Gatwick Airport offers a 24-hour gym that is free for guests to use, but it does not have a swimming pool.

How many Crowne Plaza hotels are there in the world?

Being a member of the esteemed InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), Crowne Plaza shares its family tree with other prominent brands such as InterContinental Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts. The brand boasts a strong global presence in nearly 100 countries, with over 431 hotels providing more than 118,000 rooms. These hotels are typically strategically positioned in city centres, resort areas, coastal towns, and in proximity to major airports.

PLEASE NOTE – Details correct at time of publishing. Please check with the hotel before making a booking.

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