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Just 5 minutes from Gatwick Airport, Gainsborough Lodge offers free Wi-Fi, basic rooms and cooked breakfasts. On-site parking and airport shuttles are available, and Horley is a 5-minute walk away.

Set in an Edwardian house with large, leafy gardens, rooms at Gainsborough have tea and coffee facilities and a TV. Rooms also feature a radio, ironing facilities and an alarm clock.

Horley town is 5-7 minutes walk with many cafes, restaurants and pubs

The family-run Gainsborough Lodge is just 15 minutes’ drive from Crawley. Central London is a short train ride away, and Horley Railway Station is a 10-minute walk. Thorpe Park can be reached in 30 minutes’ drive.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Gainsborough Lodge has been welcoming guests since Jun 1, 2006

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Private Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • how close to horley train station for travel into london for sightseeing and how long does the train take?? Where dors the train go to in london
    Horley train station is 5 minutes walk and there are direct trains to London Victoria and London Bridge which takes about 40 minutes.
    Answered on January 17, 2022
  • Is it possible to get a later check in, as our flight doesn't land at Gatwick until 11pm?
    You can check-in late as we have night arrangements for guest arriving after 21:00.
    Answered on January 17, 2022
  • Is there a charge for airport shuttle? If so how much?
    Airport shuttle are temporary suspended.
    Answered on September 28, 2021
  • Can you provide transport to Gatwick airport at 05:30
    For early morning transfers to Gatwick airport we help the guest to arrange a Taxi.
    Answered on March 8, 2022
  • Is a check in after midnight available? As I will be landing into Gatwick at 23:45.
    We have night arrangements for guest checking in after 21:00, however guests needs to pay online in advance for the room and should contact guest hous..
    Answered on August 29, 2019
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Amenities of Gainsborough Lodge
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • View
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs GBP 10.0 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Fax/Photocopying
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Gainsborough Lodge takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


3:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
£3.50 per child, per night

Prices for cribs aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo Discover JCB American Express Debit card Gainsborough Lodge accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

It is possible to pay by American Express although if guests have another card with which they could pay then this would be appreciated by the hotel's administration.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Gainsborough Lodge of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Gainsborough Lodge

  • Check-in at Gainsborough Lodge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The prices at Gainsborough Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Gainsborough Lodge by:

    • Train 5min
    • Taxi 10min
    • Bus 15min

  • Room options at Gainsborough Lodge include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Single
    • Twin

  • Gainsborough Lodge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Gainsborough Lodge is 1,150 feet from the center of Horley.

    • Yes, Gainsborough Lodge is popular with guests booking family stays.