• City view
  • Free WiFi
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating

This 4-star hotel is linked to Gatwick Airport's North Terminal by a short, covered walkway and easy connections via monorail to the South Terminal. It features 3 restaurants, 2 bars, and spacious soundproof rooms with attached bathroom with satellite TV. The Gatwick Express rail link is easily accessible from Sofitel London Gatwick via the monorail and provides a 30-minute direct journeys to Central London via Victoria Station or London Bridge. Sofitel London Gatwick is also only a 20-minute direct rail journey to Brighton. Guests can enjoy air-conditioned, soundproof rooms with 24-hour room service. There is also a business center, a concierge desk, as well as a short and long stay car park. LE PETIT REVEUR Restaurant Inspired by wanderlust and dreams of adventure, Le petit Reveur simply means 'The little dreamer' in French. Discover sophisticated and relaxed British Fare inspired by classic French Gastronomy. Viver Restaurant is a casual Bistro Restaurant that offers a selection of High Street dishes. Guests can also enjoy a drink in the La Terrace Bar or The View from our Le Ceil Bar which serves a range of cocktails

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Sofitel London Gatwick has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 3, 2005
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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Italian, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Asian, American

Parking available at the hotel

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+
This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Horley
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  • V
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Personal attention to customer satisfaction was excellent . We had a problem getting Netflix on the TV. A technician was dispatched and helped us figure it out. We had a question about preordering the breakfast. Someone came TO OUR room to take...
  • Rojas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location, comfortable beds and good food options.
  • Helen
    Perfectly functional for a one nights stay before catching an early flight to Europe. So easy to get on the shuttle to the South Terminal. We ate at the Asian Restaurant which was most enjoyable and a nice change from the usual English fare.
  • Sean
    Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
    The room was spacious and clean. Breakfast was wonderful, with many options. Drinking water was available for use in the fridge. The hotel was connected to the airport terminal so it was easy to get to our flight.
  • Alana
    Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad and Tobago
    Easy to get to. Super convenient location. Efficient staff and very comfortable beds.
  • Douglas
    Very good airport hotel. We enjoyed a quick one night stop over & the hotel met all our expectations
  • Todd
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The most convenient layover I’ve ever experienced. Got off the plane and walk to the hotel in less than five minutes. Clean, modern, amazing staff at 1:30 in the morning.
  • Roxanne
    New ZealandNew Zealand
    Excellent location to Gatwick, lovely well appointed rooms. Beds very comfy, rooms spacious. Highly recommend.
  • Mary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Very convenient for our early flight. Good location.
  • James
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Very convenient location for the departure hall. Hotel is very modern, clean and has restaurants onsite
Travel Proud
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This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days

  • Can parking be extended from 15 to 17 days?

    Dear guest, Please note that any additional days of parking on top of the package booked are to be paid at the reception at the rate of £20/24 hours ..
    Answered on 9 March 2023
  • Can we check out early hours of the morning, my flight is at 6am so will need to check out around 3.30am?

    Dear Guest, We are open 24 hours. Kind regards,
    Answered on 24 November 2020
  • Hi, will this fit 2 adults and 2 teens please, as I don’t want parking, but says it’s only for 3 adults ?

    Junior Suite (Family Room) can accommodate 5 people. Room layout would be 1 double bed, 2 single bed and sofa bed
    Answered on 28 October 2021
  • Is the car parking in the hotel ground

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. Yes, that's right. The car parking right next to the hotel. Kind regards Reservations
    Answered on 10 May 2022
  • What time is last orders for dinner in the restaurants & cafe bar please.

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. Timings vary, but usually it is 10.30pm.
    Answered on 24 January 2022
  • Hi - how far is the shuttle to the south terminal from the hotel? We are staying with you at the end of May and have a v early flight in the morning.

    Good afternoon, Thank you for your message. There is a complimentary shuttle to the South Terminal; it's only 1 min walk and operates for 24 hours...
    Answered on 10 May 2022
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Hotel area info *

3 Restaurants On Site

    • Cuisine
      British • French
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Vanda
    • Cuisine
      Malaysian • Singaporean • Thai
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Vivre Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British • European
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Sofitel London Gatwick
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Parking on site
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Fitness center
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Inner courtyard view
  • View
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed) and costs £38 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shuttle service
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Suit press
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Romanian

House rules

Sofitel London Gatwick takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM



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.

Children 12 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
£10 per child, per night
Crib upon request
4 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
£10 per child, per night

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

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 7 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Sofitel London Gatwick accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Minors under 18 must be accompanied by parents or legal representatives. Third person named by parents must present their written authorization (certified signature).

Children are not allowed on the 8th floor of the building, which is the luxury floor.

Please note that the credit card used to book must be presented on arrival.

A parking package is available upon booking and guarantees a parking space. If a parking package has not been requested in advance, then parking is subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

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.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

FAQs about Sofitel London Gatwick

  • Yes, Sofitel London Gatwick is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Check-in at Sofitel London Gatwick is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Sofitel London Gatwick has 3 restaurants:

    • Vivre Restaurant
    • Vanda

  • Room options at Sofitel London Gatwick include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Suite

  • Sofitel London Gatwick is 0.9 miles from the center of Horley. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Sofitel London Gatwick offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center

  • Guests staying at Sofitel London Gatwick can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Italian
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Asian
    • American