Overnight in London: 5 Hotels Close to the Airport

For many people traveling to or from Europe or the Middle East, a stop in London is almost always a sure thing. Whether routed through Gatwick or Heathrow, there are a few hotels close by that will leave you refreshed and ready to continue onto the next leg of your journey.

Flying to Heathrow Airport

Crowne Plaza London Heathrow

A short six miles from London Heathrow Airport, Crowne Plaza London Heathrow ensures your stop-over will be pleasurable. From their spacious and luxurious rooms, to the soothing relaxation of the Spirit Health Club and stylish atmosphere of Orwell’s Brasserie, Crowne Plaza offers everything you’ll need for a layover. After your flight, spend some time in the sauna and indoor heated pool to relax and unwind before dinner and drinks. The convenience of the hotel airport shuttle bus will get you back to London Heathrow to catch your flight on time.

  • Address: Stockley Road, West Drayton, West Drayton UB7 9NA
  • Rooms: 463
  • On site: Two restaurants, one Irish pub, gym, indoor pool, sauna, 9 hole golf course
  • Hotel program: Priority Club (35,000 points)
  • Reservations: 1-877-2-CROWNE
  • Price:  $$

Hilton London Heathrow

Located at London Heathrow Terminal 4, Hilton London Heathrow offers the luxury of Hilton and the convenience of not having to leave the airport. Relax and unwind in the comfortable guest rooms. Executive Lounge access is complimentary with suite or executive upgrade accommodations. Hilton London Heathrow features beach terrace cocktails and dining, as well as a 24 hours fitness center, heated pool, steam and sauna.

  • Address: Terminal 4, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow TW6 3AF
  • Rooms:  395
  • On site: Three restaurants, one bar, gym and pool
  • Reservations:  1-888-414-2018
  • Price:  $$$

Sheraton Heathrow Hotel

Convenient and comfortable is what you’ll find at Sheraton Heathrow Hotel. From the convenience of the hotel airport shuttle bus to London Heathrow to the comfort of the fully equipped rooms, Sheraton makes it enjoyable. Catch up on email with complimentary PC workstation access at The Link at Sheraton. If you’re a member of Sheraton’s frequent-guest program The Club, you’ll enjoy free upgrades and access to the Club Lounge. After a restful night, you will be ready to return to London Heathrow and complete your destination.

  • Address: Colnbrook Bypass, Heathrow Airport, West Drayton UB7 0HJ
  • Rooms: 426
  • On site:  One restaurant, one bar, fitness facilities
  • Hotel program:  Starwood Preferred Guest (Category 3)
  • Reservations: 1-800-325-3535
  • Price:  $$

Flying to Gatwick Airport

Sofitel London Gatwick

If you would prefer not to leave the airport, the Sofitel London Gatwick hotel is located at the North Terminal. Featuring luxury accommodations, complimentary Wi-Fi, and access to the Sofitel Club Lounge, your stop over will be worth it. Enjoy a meal in one of three restaurants at the Sofitel: Le Café featuring French cuisine, La Brasserie offering British and Euro cuisine, and Gatwick Oriental presenting the best in Chinese cuisine. After dinner, enjoy a drink in the Kua Bar overlooking the atrium.

  • Address: North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Crawley RH6 0PH
  • Rooms: 518
  • On site: Three restaurants, one bar, one snack bar
  • Hotel program:  Le Club Accor
  • Reservations:  +44-1293-567070
  • Price:  $$$

Holiday Inn London Gatwick

Holiday Inn London Gatwick Airport is one of the most popular and highly recommended hotels by the Gatwick airport. Just one mile from the airport, the Holiday Inn Gatwick offers an shuttle bus to pick you up and get you back on time. Rooms are spacious and comfortable. There is a social room with a Nintendo Wii for gaming enthusiasts. The hotel can even arrange tickets to shows in the West End if you decide to go into Central London. In the morning, enjoy an English breakfast or the buffet in the dining room.

  • Address: Povey Cross Road, Horley RH6 0BA
  • Rooms: 216
  • On site: One restaurant and one bar
  • Hotel program: Priority Club (25,000 Points)
  • Reservations: 1-888-HOLIDAY
  • Price:  $$



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