Britannia Lodge Gatwick

The popular Britannia Lodge Gatwick is just five miles from Gatwick airport’s terminals and guests can use the facilities of the Europa hotel opposite.

What to expect at the Britannia Lodge Gatwick

The Britannia Lodge sits just five miles from Gatwick airport and offers great value for money, so it’s always a popular choice with travellers who are comparing our Gatwick airport hotels. Annexed to the plush Europa Hotel, the Britannia offers great priced accommodation while sharing the excellent main facilities, and it’s all located within a stone’s throw of the M23.

The 3-star Britannia Lodge at Gatwick includes 42 attractively furnished bedrooms alongside a great restaurant, bar and fantastic swimming pool that never fails to impress guests of all ages. There’s plenty of parking at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge, with 450 spaces in which your car can sit for either eight or 15 days (packages available). Being so close to Gatwick, the Britannia Lodge benefits from a shuttle bus to Gatwick terminals, which takes just 15 minutes. The buses depart around every 45 minutes and it costs £5 for an adult return fare.

Features at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge

At the Britannia Lodge Gatwick there’s plenty for travellers of any age to enjoy. The rooms at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge book up fast, so we advise all our customers to book well in advance for the best deal. All rooms are light and fresh, and feature flat screen televisions, hair dryer, trouser press and hot drink facilities.

There’s more to do than just stay the night at the Britannia Lodge. The building is annexed to the lavish Europa Hotel near Gatwick Airport and shares the excellent gym and health club facilities. The Gatwick Britannia Lodge inhabits the old servant quarters of the Europa building and offers an affordable overnight experience that benefits from the luxury of the Europa Hotel facilities.

The amenities on offer include swimming, sauna and steam facilities, and a gym with cardio and resistance fitness equipment. The superb swimming pool is a popular feature for guests and is ideal for an evening dip or an early morning swim. Meanwhile, the fitness centre is perfect for unwinding with a relaxing pampering session before your flight or for a pre-holiday workout. Outside, the charming gardens and fountains are ideal for a relaxed evening stroll.

The Mediterannee Restaurant in the main Europa Hotel building serves a delicious and satisfying full English breakfast. It‘s also open in the evening for dinner, offering a self-service carvery offering an unbeatable choice of mouthwatering meats and roast vegetables to wash down with an indulgent dessert. Alternatively, the Rafters bar on the ground floor is open from noon until 10pm, serving a great range of hot meals and bar snacks at pocket-friendly prices. Room service is also available 24 hours a day.

Check-in times

You can check in from 2pm, and the last check-out time is 11am

Parking at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge

Parking at the Britannia Lodge Gatwick is secured and it's simple to check in your car. To catch your flight, simply hop on to the shuttle bus that calls at the hotel. There are 450 spaces distributed both in front of and behind the hotel, so you're sure to find one easily. You can buy parking packages of eight and 15 days and leave your vehicle in the Britannia Lodge Gatwick car park for the duration of your holiday.


Park your car when you arrive at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge and check in to the hotel. You’ll then simply leave your vehicle in the secured car park for the duration of your holiday.

Getting to and from Gatwick airport

Transfers to the Gatwick terminals operate by shuttle bus and the journey time is around 15 minutes. A return journey on the G4 bus costs £5 for adults and £2.50 for children. The shuttle bus calls at the entrance of the hotel every 45 minutes at peak times and every hour at other times.

Dining and drinking at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge

Mediterranee Restaurant

There are a range of dining options at the Britannia Lodge Gatwick. In the main Europa Hotel Gatwick building opposite, you will find the Mediterranee restaurant, which serves an English carvery-style menu. The high timber ceilings and large picture windows overlooking the garden courtyard are sure to please. The Full English breakfast and Continental breakfasts are both available from the Mediterranee before you fly. The menu is deliciously British and the evening self-service carvery is something to be admired. A range of entrees are cooked freshly throughout the day and make sure to leave room for a devilish dessert!

Rafters Bar

The cosy Rafters Bar on the ground floor of the Europa hotel serves classic British dishes and snacks from noon to 10pm. The Rafters Bar is perfect for a late-night drink or evening snack before an early start the next morning. Dishes are priced at around £6 and are ideal for a light bite that will combat hunger but won't leave you uncomfortably full. The modern menu is an informal alternative to the restaurant's offerings.

Directions to the Britannia Lodge Gatwick

Directions from

The hotel is situated just five miles from Gatwick airport and is easily accessible by road and rail.

  • Take junction 10 a from the M23 Southbound and then the second exit onto the B2036 Balcombe Road. This road is signposted Horley/Crawley.
  • After you cross the motorway bridge, continue for another 100m, until you see the hotel on the right. The Gatwick Britannia Lodge is approximately 5 miles from Gatwick airport.

The nearest train station is Three Bridges, which costs around £5 for a taxi transfer to the Britannia Lodge Gatwick. Alternatively, disembark the train at Gatwick airport and take the G4 shuttle bus from the terminal. A return fair costs £5 per adult and buses depart approximately every 45 minutes.

Rooms at the Britannia Lodge Gatwick

The 32 rooms at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge are all light and inviting. The cosy and perfectly-formed rooms often book up quickly, as the annexe is very popular with guests. You’ll immediately feel at home and relaxed in these inviting, contemporary rooms.

Room facilities

Each of the rooms at the Britannia Lodge Gatwick is furnished with comfortable and modern furniture. The standard features include a TV, direct dial telephones, hairdryer, trouser press and tea and coffee making facilities.

Room types

31 of the rooms at the Gatwick Britannia Lodge are double rooms and one of the rooms on the ground floor is fully fitted for disabled guests. The rooms are perfect for couples or solo travellers, and if you’re looking for a family-sized or bigger room you may wish to book the main Europa Hotel instead.

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Britannia Lodge

Hotel address

Britannia Lodge,
Balcombe Road,
RH10 7ZR,

Distance to airport: 4.4 Miles

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