Sofitel London Gatwick Airport

Old Nov 22, 18, 7:27 pm
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Sofitel London Gatwick Airport

Seems there is no master thread on this hotel.

Anyone stayed there in the last 2 years and can report ?

Does it have a lounge ?
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Old Nov 22, 18, 11:31 pm
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Originally Posted by est-gratuite View Post
Does it have a lounge ?
Yes: Sofitel Gatwick Club Lounge Evening Drinks
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Old Mar 18, 19, 6:40 pm
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Strange that this hotel is not on the official accor list of hotels with a club lounge.


https://www.accorhotels.com/leclub/u...index.en.shtml

As confirmed above, the hotel definetly has a lounge and it's visible on the official hotel website if you chose to reserve a more expensive room with lounge access.
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You can find it on the App, probably better updated than website

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Old Mar 19, 19, 3:49 am
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Originally Posted by Dav77 View Post
You can find it on the App, probably better updated than website

I don't have the app, but the screenshot you posted only shows the sofitel at heathrow, not gatwick.
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Originally Posted by est-gratuite View Post
I don't have the app, but the screenshot you posted only shows the sofitel at heathrow, not gatwick.
ops...sorry
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Some informations :
Sofitel Gatwick Club Lounge Evening Drinks
Sofitel Lounge at London Gatwick (LGW)

From :https://sofitel.accorhotels.com/gb/h...k/index.shtml#
Sofitel offers Club Millesime or Club Sofitel rooms and lounges that provide additional benefits with personalized service . Attentive services from dedicated team of staff and butlers in the comfort of the Club Lounge and rooms.Located on the eighth floor Sofitel Club Lounge offers an intimate space for those staying in Luxury Club rooms and Prestige Suites. The Lounge is open 24/7 with complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks along with breakfast and evening canapés.
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Originally Posted by Dav77 View Post
You can find it on the App, probably better updated than website

Originally Posted by est-gratuite View Post
I don't have the app, but the screenshot you posted only shows the sofitel at heathrow, not gatwick.
And Novotel Canary Warf doesn’t have a lounge anymore (unless they reversed their decision).
So not very updated
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Originally Posted by Goldorak View Post

And Novotel Canary Warf doesn’t have a lounge anymore (unless they reversed their decision).
So not very updated
The app also does not show a lounge at the Sofitel Berlin Kurfürstendamm (which should be now available to Platinum members).
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Why are you destroying my dreams to be loyal to the best hotel program/IT in the world !?? 😁
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Can anyone comment on which rooms have a good runway view? Are the views worth the price premium for an aviation enthusiast?
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Old May 17, 19, 6:45 pm
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Confirmed via email last month with this hotel that yes they do still have a club lounge, and yes they do grant free acess to accor platinum members. Will report again when I get a chance to stay there.
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Stayed a few years ago. Lounge on top floor ( or near top ) tucked away entrance, but good run way views. When I was there lounge almost empty, and a poor selection of nibbles. You did not seem to need access to be granted as door was open and no one checked. But as I said it was a few years ago.
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Lounge

Found some poor quality photos. But you can see the general impression of the lounge. We were not that impressed with our stay as we did not get an upgrade. Felt quite "lost" in the hotel as it was all so similar. Small room on 7th floor. Had good view over car park. Things may have changed - hope that they have - the same franchise runs the Novotel at Stansted ((and it was also not up to standard when we last stayed ( twice ).- they did offer service recovery when we complained but forgot to deliver)). Hope you have a much better experience than we did. Location is 10/10 though for Gatwick
































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Old May 21, 19, 6:54 pm
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Thanks for your feedback and posting the photos!

Just one question: The sign in the club lounge says "dinner until 22:30" while your photos would suggest a somewhat basic spread of cold appetizers. Would you be able to comment on the lounge offering?
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