The Gatwick Ramada Crawley is a great 3-star town-centre hotel with pubs, bars and shops nearby. Its perfect for families and night owls alike.
Located right in the centre of Crawley, the 3-star Ramada Crawley at Gatwick is perfect for those who dont want to stay right on the edge of the airport, and its one of our Gatwick Airport hotels thats located right in the heart of town, around five-and-a-half miles from the airport. You can even park at the hotel and catch a lift to the Gatwick terminals. Shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs are all only a few minutes away on foot, so youre guaranteed not to feel isolated and everyone in your travelling group is sure to find something to keep them occupied.
The hotel is well connected, so you will be able to reach the hotel on the day of your flight. The building is converted from an old coaching inn, so theres bags of character on show that makes this definitely different from your run-of-the-mill airport hotel. There are also two on-site restaurants, so you can still have a great time socialising over a delicious meal, even if you dont fancy straying too far from your room.
The Ramada Crawley Gatwick is ideal for families, large parties and those who want to start their holiday with activity and excitement. Being so close to the services and nightlife in Crawley town centre, theres guaranteed to be something to please you.
The options for activity are many and diverse from shopping to grabbing a takeaway or a meal, sipping a drink in a bar or indulging in a full-blown night out before you jet off. Of course, you can always stay at the hotel instead: there are two restaurants and a bar to keep you occupied. Choose from formal or relaxed dining options, before rounding off the evening with a trip to the stylish Roman-themed bar thats hidden away from the bedrooms so you wont disturb the other guests.
One of the best features of the hotel is its history as a medieval coaching inn. Each room has its own unique touches and features, as well as all the mod cons that you would expect from a Ramada guest room.
You can check in from 2pm and youll need to check out before 11am on the day of your departure.
For ultimate convenience, you can leave your car at the Ramada Crawley Gatwick for the duration of your stay and collect it again from the hotel when you arrive back from your break. Its easy to then travel from the hotel to the airport, saving you the hassle of having to drive to another car park and make your way to the Gatwick terminals by yourself.
When you reach the hotel, park your vehicle in the car park then leave it for the rest of your holiday it really is that simple!
The hotel can book a taxi to take you to the airport, which youll need to ask for at reception. The taxi costs around £8.50 and be sure to ask the receptionist how long youll need to leave to make the journey in good time, especially if theres traffic. When you return from your holiday, youll need to arrange a taxi from the airport back to the hotel to collect your car.
Alternatively, you can catch the train from nearby Crawley station to the rail station at Gatwick airport. The journey takes around eight minutes, and the railway station is approximately a five-minute walk from the hotel.
Any extra days parking will be charged at the standard daily rate. Speak to the hotel reception or give the hotel a call to organise any extra days.
Youre so close to the centre of town at the Ramada Crawley Gatwick that the options for dinner are endless. Explore Crawleys restaurants and bars for some delicious eateries that are sure to please. Or if you would rather stay on site, the two restaurants and bar at the hotel will certainly serve up something to get your juices flowing. Chinese buffet Wusungdan and the classy Giggling Squid Thai restaurant nearby. Meanwhile, Roman-themed bar Octopvs offers drinks and a buzzing atmosphere to dance the night away in.
Breakfast is served between 6.45am and 9.30am on weekdays and 7.30am to 10am on weekends. Youll find it in the Russell Suite, which is out towards the car park and to the left.
Breakfast in the Russell Suite comprises a hot and cold buffet that includes tea and coffee, cereals, yoghurt and fresh fruit. Dinner and lunch at Wusungdan and Giggling Squid are a veritable feast of Asian flavours: Wusungdans buffet features Chinese favourites such as sweet and sour chicken, shredded beef with chilli, Singapore noodles and mushrooms in oyster sauce. Meanwhile, dinner at Giggling Squid offers a classy menu thats as chic as the décor. Sample sea bass, tom yum soup, the eponymous giggling squid (baby squid filled with minced chicken a deep fried) and desserts including ice cream to satisfy your sweet tooth.
The Ramada Crawley Gatwick is located near several main roads, so its easy to find. Plus, being right in the centre of the town, its accessible from more or less every direction.
Crawley train station is only five minutes on foot from the hotel, so its best to get off there if youre arriving by rail. You can also get off at Gatwick station, which is just eight minutes up the line from Crawley and a taxi ride from the hotel. The journey should cost around £8.50.
Being a converted coaching inn, the Gatwick Ramada Crawley possesses unique and individual rooms that offer a different staying experience from one to the next. Theyre full of original features and some even benefit from a split level, allowing for extra room to store luggage or sit down on the included seating. Each of the rooms is decorated in a simple and clean style thats sure to have you drifting off to sleep in no time.
Each room is en-suite and comes with all the essentials that youd expect from a Ramada guest room. Theres a flatscreen TV and telephone, alongside a fridge, hairdryer, tea and coffee making facilities, a suitcase stand and trouser press. The bathrooms are modern and well-fitted, and feature eco-friendly soap dispensers.
The hotel features several different room types, including double rooms as well as some triple and quad rooms for families. Even in these more accommodating rooms, theres still more than enough room for the kids and the luggage.