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Sofitel Hotel, Heathrow : As good as it gets
The Sofitel is an ideal choice for customers who want hotels near Heathrow Terminal 5 - it's connected to the airport by a covered walkway so you really can't get any closer. You can expect a great service, comfortable rooms and amazing facilities - meaning you can board the plane feeling relaxed, refreshed and pampered from the VIP treatment.
A great deal of thought has gone into making sure the Sofitel Heathrow provides everything its guests could desire, and doing it in style. Equal attention goes into the food, so whether youre a tea connoisseur or enjoy fine French cuisine, prefer a stir fry or handmade pizza, youll find your tastes satisfied.
The Sofitel is one of the larger Heathrow hotels, so there's lots of room to cram in loads of amenities that will help make your stay that bit more pleasurable. On the ground floor is Avenue Sofitel, where you can find gift shops, a hair salon and fashion, jewellery and luggage vendors, and dont forget Terminal 5 is just a short walk away, so there are plenty more shopping opportunities there.
For a change of pace after all that shopping, you could sit and relax in the beautiful Zen Garden, or grab a work out in the 24-hour gym. If you're looking to pamper yourself, visit the beautiful spa to take advantage of the Hydro Suite, where you can wind down in the sauna, enjoy aromatherapy in the steam room, bubble your cares away in the Jacuzzi or simply float in the vitality pool. The spa and the relaxation room are open from 8am (9am on weekends) until 9pm for a fee. Alternatively, for an extra fee, you can book a relaxing treatment or apply the finishing touches with a manicure or pedicure.
Check in was fine. The dinner was fine but we felt it was a 'bit' over priced. The staff were charming and helpful. The room was clean but I would have to say very 'brown'..... It desperately needed some colour, even if it was just some patterned cushions.Mrs Vye (Sofitel)
Our customers rated Sofitel on average 9/10 (875 reviews). Read Sofitel reviews.
There are so many relaxing ways to begin your holiday early, you wont know where to start. On the morning of your flight, you won't find all that stress undone by a hectic transfer as a short stroll to the terminal is all that's on the cards. You really can't get much better than this.
We recommend the Sofitel London Heathrow for:
Convenience - Theres nowhere to get a closer or more convenient stay than Sofitel for Heathrow Terminal 5.
Things to do -The hotel is packed with amazing top notch facilities that will enhance your stay no end.
Comfort - Whatever room you're staying in at the Sofitel, comfort is of the highest order.
Connected to T5 by an inside walkway, the Sofitel is a 5-minute walk from Departures. It has an award-winning restaurant and spacious bedrooms.
Getting to the airport
The Sofitel is the closest hotel to Terminal 5. It's connected to the terminal through a walkway - a 5-minute walk from check in. If you're flying from Terminal 2, 3 or 4, catch the free Heathrow Express train from inside Terminal 5. Directions and a postcode for satnavs will be on your booking confirmation.
Travelling by train? The nearest station is Heathrow T5 on the Heathrow Express.
Check in from 2pm, check out by 12 noon.
Overnight parking at the hotel is £20 if you need it. If you need parking for the whole time you're away, take a look at our hotel with parking packages instead.
All rooms are soundproof with triple-glazed windows. They're bright and spacious, and the beds are renowned for being super comfortable with high quality bedding. Triple rooms and family rooms have a king-size bed and sofa bed. Children are classed as age 12 and under.
- Flat screen TV
- Bathroom with bath and separate walk-in shower
- Free wifi
- Tea and coffee
- Ironing board
- 24 hour room service (tray charge £3.75)
It's free throughout the hotel. Guests have said it's medium speed, but does run slower in the evenings when the hotel is busy. High speed wifi costs £15 for 24 hours.
Hotel accessibility includes:
- Parking bays
- Hearing loops
- Service dogs are welcome with a medical certificate
There are accessible rooms which include:
- Lower beds
- Walk-in showers
- Hand rails
- Pull cords
- Vibrating pillow fire alarms
You can request an accessible room when you book.
The Sofitel has 2 restaurants: The award-winning La Belle Epoque serves French gourmet cuisine. Our guests praise this restaurant for being relaxing, with its softly lit and warmly decorated booths. Dishes are carefully prepared by expert chefs, and include fish, pigeon and beef. Keep in mind, because it's fine-dining, prices aren't listed on the menus.
Open: 6pm - 10pm, closed Sundays.
La Vivre offers Asian-inspired dishes. They're cooked in front of you in a hot wok grill in the live kitchen. It has gluten free, vegetarian and child-friendly menus.
Open: 6pm - 10pm.
There are 2 bars: La Bar Parisienne is in the hotel atrium and offers a huge wine and champagne selection. Expect to pay around £14 for a glass of wine.
Monday - Friday: 2pm - 10pm.
Saturday: 6pm - 10pm.
The Sphere bar serves cocktails, beers and wines, as well as light snacks. There are large screens showing the latest sporting action.
Monday - Friday: 5pm - 10pm.
Saturday - Sunday: 4pm - 10pm.
It's a generous buffet spread including full English and continental breakfast foods. There are international dishes too, including breakfast curry and sushi. Breakfast costs £18 per person 2 kids under 12 can eat breakfast for free, if there are more than 2 children you can pay for them at the hotel for £9 each.
Monday - Friday: 6am - 10am.
Saturday - Sunday: 6am - 11am.
Things to do
- Free 24-hour gym.
- Afternoon tea served until early evening.
ALLSAFE is the new intensified cleaning system from the Sofitel designed to make your stay as safe as possible.
All public areas will be cleaned more regularly and there'll be hand sanitiser throughout the hotel for you to use. Your room is cleaner too, with extra disinfection of high-touch places including light switches and TV remotes.
Good to know
This is a large hotel, so we'd recommend requesting a room close to a lift for convenience. For a bit more privacy, request a room on a higher floor, on the inside of the hotel.
Breakfast gets very busy around 8am, so try to avoid that time if you can.
Triple rooms at the Sofitel are Junior Suites which include club lounge access.
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Sofitel Additional Information
|Address||Terminal 5, |
|Disabled facilities||There are 27 rooms that are specially adapted for the disabled. These included lowered beds, walk-in showers, handrails and pull cords. If you would like to request an accessible room please call Holiday Extras before booking.
The hotel has accessible parking bays, hearing loops and accessible lifts. Service dogs are also welcome.
|All rooms non-smoking|
|Phone in room|