Russ Hill Gatwick

The Russ Hill Gatwick is set in a picturesque location and offers everything you need for a comfortable and straightforward stay, at a great price.

What to expect at the Russ Hill Gatwick

Out of all of the Gatwick Airport hotels on offer, the 3-star Gatwick Russ Hill is perhaps set in one of the most charming locations. Conveniently placed in the picturesque village of Charlwood, the hotel is only four-and-a-half miles from Gatwick Airport, making it perfectly located to give you a great night's sleep in tranquil surroundings, but close enough to easily reach the Gatwick terminals on the day of your flight. There's parking at the hotel, so all you will need to do is catch the shuttle bus to the airport before you fly.

There’s two great places to unwind at the Russ Hill Gatwick, with a restaurant and bar that are ideal for sipping a drink or sharing a meal in as the sun sets. When you make your way to bed, you’ll find the rooms to be cosy and comfortable, with wood panelling and homely décor to have you sleeping soundly. As if that weren’t enough, the views of the gorgeous countryside all around the hotel are sure to leave you feeling right at home. All this, and the prices are extremely reasonable, too – the perfect place to stay before you jet off on holiday.

Features at the Gatwick Russ Hill

The Russ Hill Gatwick is one of the prime places to stay if you’re looking for some quite country relaxation before you jet off abroad. The hotel is set in beautiful grounds and the building was originally a 19th century manor house, so the rooms are opulent and spacious.

You will enjoy walking in the nine acres of countryside that the Gatwick Russ Hill rests in, taking in the gentle ambience as you relax and unwind. The dining facilities are perfect for taking a breather from the bustle of your holiday plans, with a restaurant and bar to keep you occupied during the evening. Enjoy a conversation with friends and family over a delicious meal, and indulge in a drink at the informal Garden Lounge Bar.

The comfortable rooms have everything that you need to enjoy a pleasant stay, with a TV and internet access so you can stay connected. There’s plenty of room to fit the whole family in, no matter how many people there are in your party, as well as all your luggage. What’s more, the Russ Hill Gatwick offers excellent nightly rates, so you won’t need to worry about blowing your whole holiday budget before you’ve even stepped foot on foreign soil!

Check-in times

You can check in to the Russ Hill Gatwick from 3pm and you’ll need to check out by midday the following day.

Parking at the Gatwick Russ Hill

You can park at the Russ Hill Gatwick, and leave your car at the hotel for the duration of your holiday. On the morning of your flight, all you need to do is take the shuttle bus from the hotel to the airport in order to catch your flight. There are packages available to leave your car at the hotel that include eight days and 15 days. If the hotel car park becomes full, then your vehicle will be moved to a secured car park a short distance away.


Upon arrival at the Gatwick Russ Hill, park your car and hand the keys in to reception. It’s really that simple. Once you’ve checked out on the morning of your flight, you can catch the shuttle bus from the hotel to the airport. When you return, catch the bus back to the hotel to pick up your car again.

Getting to and from Gatwick airport

The airport is only a short bus trip from the hotel, and you can easily hop on at the Russ Hill Gatwick. Tickets cost £5 for adults and £2.50 for a child fare. The journey takes around 15 minutes and calls at the hotel around every 45 minutes, but times vary depending on peak hours, so just give the hotel a call or ask at reception for more information.

Over-stay charges

Extra days can easily be arranged with the hotel when you book your stay, and each day will be charged at the daily rate.

Dining and drinking at the Gatwick Russ Hill

Ruspers Restaurant

The Ruspers Restaurant is ideally suited to help guests relax and unwind after a day of travelling, and provide a hearty meal before your journey onwards to foreign climes. A buffet breakfast is served from 6am until 10am (7am until 11am on Sundays), and a buffet dinner follows from 6pm until 10pm. The menu at Ruspers Restaurant features a wide selection of mouthwatering meals, including grills and burgers alongside classic dishes and chefs recommendations. There’s also a carvery available and plenty of vegetarian options

The Garden Lounge

Meanwhile, the Garden Lounge Bar is the perfect place to either settle down in the evening with a drink or enjoy a lighter bite to eat during the day. A little more informal in ambience than Ruspers Restaurant, the Garden Bar Lounge serves food between 12.30pm and 11pm every day of the week. At the Garden Bar Lounge, youll enjoy lighter meals that are ideal if you’re preparing to catch a flight or simply don’t have room for a huge carvery dinner!

Directions to the Russ Hill Gatwick

Directions from

The Russ Hill Gatwick is located away from Gatwick airport and main roads towards the airport site, so there won’t be many busy motorways and traffic-heavy roads to manoeuvre.

  • To reach the hotel by car, exit the M23 at junction 9 and follow the signs towards Gatwick airport.
  • Go straight ahead onto the A23 at the first roundabout, and then at the second roundabout turn right to stay on the A23. This roundabout is located by the airport, so you’ll know you’re on the right track when you reach it.
  • At the third roundabout, turn left onto Povey Cross Road and then right onto Reigate Road. After this, turn immediately right onto Charlwood Road and follow the road as it takes you into the village, becoming Horley Road and then The Street.
  • At the fork in the road, turn left onto Rectory Lane and follow the road as it becomes Russ Hill Road and Russ Hill. After a short while, you’ll see the hotel on your left.

The easiest route to the hotel if you’re travelling by train, is to get off at the Gatwick rail station and head towards the Hotel Shuttle Coach area. There’s a free bus service to the hotel that operates 24 hours a day and runs approximately once an hour.

Rooms at the Russ Hill Gatwick

Rooms at the Gatwick Russ Hill are comfortable and spacious – a reflection of their heritage as part of the old manor house building. The rooms are all en-suite and come decorated in charming, homely décor that’s certain to have you sleeping soundly. With its location in the middle of the countryside, the hotel exudes a relaxing and restful vibe. You will find everything you need in the rooms to give you a straightforward stay, with comfort and convenience at the forefront of the design. If you’re a little peckish, then you’re sure to appreciate the room service that operates between 10pm and midnight every day, including a pizza delivery service.

Room facilities

Each room at the Gatwick Russ Hill features a TV, telephone, facilities to make a hot drink, hairdryer, air conditioning and radio. There’s also air conditioning, so you will be cool and comfortable whatever the weather. Free Wi-Fi also reaches all of the bedrooms, so you can surf the net whilst reclining in bed if you feel the need to!

Room types

There are single rooms, twin rooms, double rooms, triple rooms and family rooms at Russ Hill. The family rooms include a double bed and a combination of either single or bunk beds, so the whole family can sleep in comfort with plenty of room to store your luggage. Also available are Double Suites, which feature a Super King-size bed.

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Russ Hill Hotel

Hotel address

Russ Hill Hotel,
Russ Hill,
RH6 0EL,

Distance to airport: 5.3 Miles

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