Copthorne Hotel Gatwick

The Copthorne Hotel is an attractive 16th century hotel with modern facilities for families and solo travellers alike, close to Gatwick airport

What to expect at the Copthorne Hotel Gatwick

Situated in large grounds with landscaped gardens, the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel provides a refreshing change from city scenery to ease you into your holiday. This 4-star hotel in a 16th century building is under five miles away from Gatwick airport, and is served by regular bus links and airport transfers. The Copthorne Hotel Gatwick is one of the many Gatwick hotels to offer disabled access, with wide corridors, automatic doors, and a specially adapted room for disabled guests. A package including parking is available for guests who want to leave their car at the hotel.

The Gatwick Copthorne Hotel contains a great range of sports and leisure facilities for guests, including a large swimming pool, tennis courts and jogging track, plus a sauna and steam room for relaxation. There are two restaurants and a bar on site, giving a choice of hot and cold buffet food, traditional British fare, and delicious brasserie meals.

Features at the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel

The Copthorne Hotel Gatwick provides a refreshing and tranquil atmosphere in close proximity to the airport, helping you settle into your holiday or trip before you’ve even boarded your flight. The 16th century building is located in spacious natural grounds, with wooded areas and beautifully landscaped gardens providing great views from your window.

The on-site facilities uphold the relaxed atmosphere and roomy surroundings of the Gatwick Copthorne hotel, with informal dining and a lounge bar available to guests. Many of the leisure and fitness facilities at the hotel are complimentary, and the hotel boasts a swimming pool, gym, jogging track, tennis and squash courts (chargeable), sauna and steam room, and a dance and spin studio (chargeable). Please note that every guest will have to wear a swimming cap in order to use the pool, these are available at LA Fitness adjacent to the hotel.

You will get a full and comfortable night’s rest in your fully equipped hotel room, and getting ready in the morning is easy with a range of useful amenities in every room. All guests at the Copthorne Gatwick hotel enjoy an en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities, colour satellite television, and large cosy beds. There’s also a hairdryer and trouser press for your convenience. All rooms have air conditioning, a telephone, and a radio.

Check-in times

Guests can check-in from 2pm, and must check out by midday at the latest, unless you have made other arrangements with the hotel.

Parking at the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel

Parking packages are available for both Gatwick airport terminals, you can simply leave your car at the hotel for the duration of your holiday.


Upon your arrival at the Copthorne Gatwick Hotel, leave your car in the hotel car park and check in. You can then prepare for your holiday in the knowledge that your car doesn’t need to be moved again until you get back. Your car will be kept at the hotel.

When you return, you can take the transfer bus from the terminal straight back to the hotel to collect your vehicle – a straightforward and quick solution. There will be a pick-up point right outside the terminal.

Getting to and from Gatwick airport

On the morning of your flight, simply check out of the hotel by midday at the latest. Leave your car in the Copthorne Gatwick Hotel’s car park and take a transfer bus to the airport. The buses run hourly from 5.05am until 8pm on a loop, from the Copthorne Hotel Effingham Park to the Copthorne Hotel London Gatwick, carrying on to both airport terminals and then back again. Charges for the transfer bus are £4.25 for adults, £2 for children (aged 6-12), and £9 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 children up to the age of 12). Times and prices for your return to the hotel at the end of your holiday are the same. Please note that charges are subject to change, so it’s always worth double checking with the hotel before you travel.

Dining and drinking at the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel

A choice of brasserie, upscale dining, and 24-hour room service at the Copthorne Gatwick Hotel will ensure you won’t go hungry! You will be spoilt for choice, with two restaurants and a bar on site delivering delicious food and drinks throughout the day. Breakfast is served from 6am for guests who need to set off early, and the dinner menus are available up until 10pm if you’ve checked in late. Alcoholic beverages are available at the spacious Library lounge bar, and the Lion D’Or offers a selection of wines and champagnes in a warm and cosy setting. The restaurants also carry a range of soft drinks and juices.

The Brasserie

The Brasserie’s informal atmosphere, coupled with a tasty selection of char-grill and stove cooked foods, makes it a great choice for family dining. A children’s menu and high chairs are available on request.

Lion D’Or

A more intimate dining experience is provided at the Lion D’Or, an award-winning British restaurant offering fine wines and set menus.

The Library Lounge

The Library lounge bar is the ideal on-site venue for grabbing a snack or dining casually throughout the day, providing sandwiches and salads, pub grub, desserts and afternoon tea.

Directions to the Copthorne Hotel Gatwick

Directions from

Located just off junction 10 of the M23, the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel is conveniently close to several major roads and is easy to find.

  • If you’re travelling to the hotel in your car, leave the M23 at junction 10 and take the A264 towards East Grinstead.
  • At the first roundabout, take the third exit. The hotel will be signposted as you leave the roundabout.

If you’re arriving by rail, the transfer bus from both Gatwick airport terminals operates hourly from 5.05am until 8pm, and provides the best link to the hotel. The Copthorne Hotel Gatwick is also served by 3 buses: the 400 between East Grinstead and Caterham, the 82 between Crawley and Haywards Heath, and the 84 between Crawley and East Grinstead.

Rooms at the Copthorne Hotel Gatwick

The sheer range of facilities in every room at the Gatwick Copthorne Hotel will pleasantly surprise you. The spacious rooms have comfortable beds and a host of modern amenities to suit both solo travellers and groups.

Room facilities

All rooms have an en-suite bathroom for your convenience, and room service is available 24 hours a day. Facilities available in the hotel rooms include tea and coffee making equipment, a hairdryer, trouser press, colour satellite television with pay-per-view-movies, telephone, radio, fridge, and air conditioning.

Room types

There are 5 types of room: Standard, Accessible, Superior, Club, and the Executive Suite. The Superior rooms are ideal for families, with the option of a twin or double room. Club rooms have been designed with the business traveller in mind, with wi-fi internet access, and reservation of a Club room includes admission to the Club Lounge. The Executive Suite contains a separate living area and dining room, with a floor area of 49 square metres.

Should you need a cot in your room, please call us and we’ll be happy to arrange one.

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Hotel address

Copthorne Way,
RH10 3PG,

Distance to airport: 4.1 Miles

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