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Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport
3.5 out of 5
Longbridge House, North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (5,373 reviews)

"We had a room on the sixth floor it was lovely and for an airport quiet ,although floor boards really creaky just wonder if the fifth floor would hear that and the shower tray didnt seem to drain well which also left the surface slippery but a clean spacious room and the staff friendly and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport
Hilton London Gatwick Airport
4 out of 5
South Terminal Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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3.8/5Good! (6,278 reviews)

"The comfort and convenience of Gatwick Hilton is unmatched. We make point of staying here upon our arrivals and before our departures. Restful sleep and delicious breakfast give the best start to our holidays, after a long, overnight flight, or before our long flight home to Canada. Proximity to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Hilton London Gatwick Airport
Bloc Hotel London Gatwick Airport
3 out of 5
South Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
$91
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.2/5Excellent! (7,803 reviews)

"It was inside the airport, I don't have to go outside because I was in transit for my connecting fly. Easy to transfert to have transportation for Heathrow airport."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

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Sofitel London Gatwick
4 out of 5
North Terminal, London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (3,298 reviews)

"Very easy check lady was lovely and answered all my questions"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Sofitel London Gatwick
Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport
4 out of 5
London Gatwick Airport, Buckingham Gate, Gatwick, England
$72
per night
May 1 - May 2
3.8/5Good! (2,570 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful, especially during this virus outbreak."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport
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Sofitel London Gatwick
4 out of 5
North Terminal, London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (3,298 reviews)

"Very easy check lady was lovely and answered all my questions"…"

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2020

Sofitel London Gatwick
Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport
4 out of 5
London Gatwick Airport, Buckingham Gate, Gatwick, England
$72
per night
May 1 - May 2
3.8/5Good! (2,570 reviews)

"The staff were very helpful, especially during this virus outbreak."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport
Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport
3.5 out of 5
Longbridge House, North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (5,373 reviews)

"We had a room on the sixth floor it was lovely and for an airport quiet ,although floor boards really creaky just wonder if the fifth floor would hear that and the shower tray didnt seem to drain well which also left the surface slippery but a clean spacious room and the staff friendly and ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport
Hilton London Gatwick Airport
4 out of 5
South Terminal Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, England
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3.8/5Good! (6,278 reviews)

"The comfort and convenience of Gatwick Hilton is unmatched. We make point of staying here upon our arrivals and before our departures. Restful sleep and delicious breakfast give the best start to our holidays, after a long, overnight flight, or before our long flight home to Canada. Proximity to ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Gatwick?

You might want to consider the welcoming destination of Gatwick if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The excursions, walking trails, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Fly into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is the closest airport, or London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where to stay in Gatwick, you might want to consider one of the 6 child-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport: Offers a restaurant, free buffet breakfast, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 3.5-star hotel.

Sofitel London Gatwick - Offers 2 restaurants, laundry facilities, and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort at this 4-star hotel.

Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport - Features a restaurant and laundry facilities. The overall comfort and quiet location make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

Hilton London Gatwick Airport - Offers 2 restaurants, laundry facilities, and soundproofed rooms. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Gatwick?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. You can use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Gatwick.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 69°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and March, with an average temperature of 36°F
  • Driest months: June, September, April, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.07 inches
  • Rainiest months: December, November, September, and April, with an average rainfall of 0.10 inches

What Should We See and Do in Gatwick?

While you are visiting Gatwick, you might want to round up the kiddos and make time to see interesting attractions such as Chessington World of Adventures and Gatwick Aviation Museum. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Chartwell and Sheffield Park Garden.

Gatwick is also well-known for the:
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Excursions
  • Cafés

Getting Around Gatwick

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Gatwick Express Station, Gatwick Airport Station, or Crawley Gatwick Airport Station. Gatwick may not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.

Frequently asked questions

What's Gatwick like for family-friendly vacations?
The welcoming destination of Gatwick is a great choice if you’ve been considering a vacation with the kids. The excursions, walking trails, and cafés are just some of the things that make this an attractive family vacation destination. Arrange a flight into London (LGW-Gatwick), which is the closest airport, or London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the city center.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Gatwick?
Hilton London Gatwick Airport is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and laundry facilities. Other good options for your family trip include Hampton by Hilton London Gatwick Airport and Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport.
What's the weather like in Gatwick?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 69°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 36°F. Average annual rainfall for Gatwick is 28.94 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Gatwick?
While you are vacationing in Gatwick, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Chessington World of Adventures and Surrey Hills. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Lingfield Park Racecourse and Golf Club, Epsom Downs Racecourse, and Ashdown Forest.
What's the best way for us to get around Gatwick?
If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Gatwick Express Station, Gatwick Airport Station, or Crawley Gatwick Airport Station. Gatwick may not have many public transit options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore more.

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