Gatwick Hotels Connected to the Terminal from only £28!
Save up to 60% on Gatwick hotels connected to the airport. Prices start from just £28 for a room-only and £51 with 8 days parking included*. There's no need to tackle traffic and transfers, simply wake up and and walk to check-in
Our Gatwick hotels have all been tried and tested by us, so we can happily recommend them to you, knowing they offer a great stay with excellent service.
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Staying at one of the Gatwick hotels connected to your terminal really is the most hassle-free way to begin your holiday. There's no driving at the crack of dawn and no transfers to tackle. Simply roll out of bed and take a leisurely stroll to the check-in desks.
There are five on-site hotels, the Sofitel, Hilton, Hampton by Hilton, Premier Inn North and Courtyard by Marriott, that are within walking distance to Gatwick. Three of these hotels are connected to Gatwick: the Hilton is connected to the South terminal and the Sofitel and Hampton by Hilton to the North terminal. These hotels are available as room-only packages or can be booked with parking as a money-saving deal.
Being just a comfortable stroll away from the terminal, these Gatwick hotels are particularly great if you're flying at unsociable hours, got excitable kids in tow, or have lots of luggage. And yes, it really is a comfortable walk. Walkways are covered and the hotels have luggage trolleys available.
The above hotels are listed according to the terminal to which they are closest. They all have transfers available if you are flying from the alternative terminal. A FREE monorail runs between terminals every 3-4 minutes and takes only 2 minutes.
Hotels connected to Gatwick airport South terminal
Gatwick hotels don't get much more convenient than the 4-star Hilton, which has everything you need for a comfy stay and much more. Kick back and relax in your soundproofed, modern room. Along with all the essentials, you'll also be able to enjoy nice touches like pay-per-view movies and luxury Peter Thomas Roth toiletries. Fancy something to eat or drink? You've got a choice of two restaurants, two bars and a Costa Coffee shop. Want to squeeze in a pre-holiday workout? The hotel has a small gym, free for guests to take advantage of. Travelling with the troops? The family rooms can sleep up to five people and children under 10 eat free.
Hilton → South terminal: 3-minute walk via an exclusive indoor sky link
Start your trip at the most luxurious Gatwick airport hotel, the 4-star Sofitel. The rooms are stylish, spacious and equipped with everything you need. You might even bag one with a runway view! Wifi is free throughout the hotel so you can browse and stream to your heart's content. With a choice of 3 restaurants, including the award-winning La Brasserie, foodies will truly be in their element. There are also 2 bars on-site - perfect for enjoying a pre-holiday tipple or two. The Sofitel also has a small free gym for those who like to stay on top of their fitness regime.
Sofitel → North terminal: 3-minute walk via an exclusive indoor walkway
Hampton by Hilton at Gatwick ★★★9/10 customerrating
Looking for the very best hotels in Gatwick airport? Be sure to consider the 3-star Hampton by Hilton, which certainly lives up to it's Hilton name. Rooms are bright, modern and quiet, despite being so close to the terminal. Features include flat-screen HDTV, free wifi, and plenty of tea and coffee. Set yourself up nicely for your flight by tucking into a free, all-you-can-eat buffet breakfast of all your favourite cooked and continental items. Evening diners can head to the welcoming, open-plan bar and for those eating a bit later, the 24/7 snack menu, serving both hot and cold dishes, is ideal. Early risers are also taken care of thanks to the on-site Starbucks, which is open from 4am. Just like the other hotels connected to Gatwick airport, the Hampton by Hilton has a small gym that's open 24 hours a day and free for guests.
Hampton by Hilton → North terminal: 2-minute walk via a covered walkway
Our most booked hotel at Gatwick airport is the Courtyard by Marriott with parking at the hotel and it's easy to see why. The hotel boasts impressive runway views, fast and simple transfers to the terminals (3 minutes to the South, 10 minutes to the North) and great facilities for families. Take a look at our handy video guide below to find out more and discover why it's a firm favourite with our customers.
We've a whole range of upgrades you can add to your booking at the Sofitel or the Hilton. We can save you £10 per person on your dinner and £7 on your breakfast at the Sofitel, and £14.95 per person on your dinner at the Hilton. We can also upgrade your room, book you a place in a Gatwick airport lounge, provide your holiday insurance and sort out your foreign currency. Once you've clicked the book button, our list of upgrades will come up and you can choose the ones you want.
Gatwick Airport Hotel FAQs
Can you walk from the Premier Inn to Gatwick?
The Premier Inn North is opposite the North terminal entrance, about 100 metres from the doors so you can walk straight there in just 5 minutes. From the South Terminal, you will need to catch the free, 24hr monorail to the North Terminal first, which takes 2 minutes.
Is the Gatwick shuttle free?
Yes, the Gatwick inter-terminal shuttle is a free rail service carrying travellers between the North and South Terminals. It runs 24 hours a day, passing every few minutes and the journey takes 2 minutes.
Which terminal is the Hilton at Gatwick located?
The Hilton at Gatwick is part of the South terminal, connected to the building via an exclusive indoor sky link. You can walk from the Hilton hotel to the South terminal in just 3 minutes.
At the time of writing, the Gatwick Sofitel is open and welcoming guests.
How do I get from Gatwick Airport to Holiday Inn?
On the ground floor at each Gatwick terminal there are bus stops where a shuttle bus runs every 15-30 minutes to the Holiday Inn. This shuttle bus runs 24 hours a day from bus stop 8 at the North Terminal and bus stop 9 at the South Terminal. It costs £3.00 per adult and £1.50 per child aged between 5 – 15. There is no charge for children under 5.
Can you walk from the Travelodge to Gatwick Airport?
No, the Travelodge at Gatwick is not accessible on foot. But the Gatwick hoppa bus does run to the Travelodge. You can catch the bus from the pick-up zones outside either terminal which costs £3 per adult, £1.50 per child or a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is £7.
Which hotels can you walk to from Gatwick Airport?
There are 7 hotels you can walk to from Gatwick Airport which are:
The Premier Inn North Terminal
The Hamton by Hilton
Bloc Hotel Gatwick
The Courtyard by Marriott
The free inter-terminal shuttle train means you can get between terminals in 2 minutes at no cost, so whichever terminal you arrive or depart from, you can get to any of these hotels on foot without any trouble.
Can you sleep in Gatwick Airport?
Gatwick doesn't have any dedicated sleeping areas inside either of the terminals, however, there are soft seats and rows of padded benches without armrests where you can lay down if needed. Gatwick is bright, busy and noisy so, if you're lucky enough to find space, you will also need noise-cancelling earphones and an eyemask to attempt some sleep!
A much safer and more comfortable option would be to stay in one of the hotels connected to the terminals on the public side of security. At the North Terminal, there is the Hampton by Hilton, the Sofitel and a Premier Inn. At the South Terminal, you will find the Hilton, Yotelair and the Bloc Gatwick.
Can you stay overnight at Gatwick Airport?
Yes, Gatwick airport is open 24 hours a day and there are padded seats and benches where you can rest and take a nap, however we would recommend opting for an airport hotel for a more comfortable night's sleep. There are some fantastic budget hotels, like the Airport Inn, just a short transfer away, starting from just £28*.
Does Gatwick airport have sleeping pods?
No, there aren't any sleeping pods at Gatwick airport. If you're looking to get some shut eye, you could find some peace and quiet in a Gatwick airport lounge or opt for one of Gatwick's onsite hotels, including Yotelair which can be booked by the hour.
Does Gatwick operate 24 hours a day?
Gatwick airport is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's worth noting that most shops and eateries close in the evening. Find opening times on the official Gatwick website.
Can you shower at Gatwick airport?
Gatwick offers free shower facilities in the two adult Changing Places, one of Gatwick's Special Assistance facilities, located in both terminals after security. There are also showers available at Gatwick's onsite hotels - Hampton by Hilton, the Sofitel and a Premier Inn at the North terminal. The Hilton, Yotelair and the Bloc Gatwick at the South terminal.
We have a handy Gatwick Airport Guide to answer more questions you might have on everything from terminal facilities to luggage information.