The Britannia Gatwick Lodge: A Three Star Hotel on a Budget



The Britannia Gatwick Lodge is a way to experience upmarket hotel facilities at budget prices if looking for accommodation the Gatwick airport area. While the hotel is its own entity, the hotel is located in the ground of the more prestigious Europa hotel for which guests are entitled to use the facilities of.

Gatwick Airport The rooms and options at the hotel itself are somewhat limited, there are 32 double rooms available with the usual array of tea and coffee making facilities and flat screen TV’s.

However, rates are distinctly budget with rooms available from just £37 if book far enough in advance.

If staying at the Gatwick Lodge, it is however the facilities of the Europa hotel which will be the major attraction. Here the hotel hosts Spindles health and leisure club, a facility offering a heated indoor pool, spa, sauna and steam room, as well as a fully equipped gym.

The hotel offers two dinning options, the Mediterranean restaurant located on the first floor which curiously offers carvery style dinning with a view out onto the courtyard. Alternatively guests may choose to dine at Rafters Bar for light options served in a less formal environment and with an option to meander out into the secluded courtyard.

From a location perspective, the hotel is around 4.5 miles from the airport, transfers can be arranged directly from the hotel an operate every 45 minutes at cost of £4. The journey takes just 10-15 minutes to complete dependent upon which terminal is being travelled to.

For those in a car, parking can also be arranged, guests may take advantage of the hotels stay and fly packages and additional parking is made available at reasonable rates for longer periods of stay.

As such, the Britannia Gatwick Lodge Hotel offers those looking for an airport hotel the chance to make use of spa quality hotel features and facilities but at a distinctly budget price.

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