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"Impressive hotel with business facilities close to Gatwick Airport"
With its striking appearance, including a wing-shaped canopy above the entrance, Crowne Plaza London - Gatwick Airport is an ideal hotel for business travellers and holiday makers and is a 10-minute drive from Gatwick Airport. Friendly front desk staff are happy to help by answering questions as well as directing newly arrived guest to their rooms.
This 4-star hotel has 297 relaxing rooms and suites. Entertainment in the bedrooms includes cable/satellite TV and in-room movies. If you need to work, there is a desk with a lamp, electrical outlets with adapters and phones with voice mail, fax facility and charged high-speed internet access. Bathrooms come with bathrobe, bathtub and hairdryer. For refreshments there is a mini bar and mini refrigerator. Miscellaneous facilities include connecting rooms, cribs, double glazed windows that can be opened, in-room safes, individually controlled air conditioning, iron/ironing board, rollaway bed/cot, hanging closet, sofabed and trouser press.
Double club rooms are in a quiet, separate wing of the hotel. In the club rooms, guests can listen to their own music on the Bose stereo and enjoy the rainforest showers in the bathrooms. The club lounge offers complimentary continental breakfast and evening drinks and canapes. Premium services include free drinks, free morning newspapers delivered to rooms, turndown service, complimentary continental breakfast and extra bathroom amenities. Luxury suites are large enough to hold informal meetings in the lounge. They offer views of Crawley and the rolling Sussex countryside. Guests can email with complimentary wireless internet or watch the flat-screen TV in the bathroom while soaking in a rich foam bath.
Wireless Internet is available throughout Crowne Plaza London - Gatwick Airport. The hotel also has a fitness centre, where you can plunge into the heated indoor pool, work out in the fully equipped gym and let off steam in the sauna and whirlpool bath.
"Great food and a choice of restaurants suitable for entertaining high-flying guests"
Dark wood and ochre create a stylish setting in the spacious Cube restaurant, which serves modern English cuisine. Cold beers are served against a backdrop of red and orange hues at Cube Lounge Bar, while the club lounge offers complimentary evening drinks and canapes to upgraded guests. Cube Restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner while Cube Lounge Bar offers Starbucks coffee and a range of light snacks and meals all day from 10am. The Gallery Sports Bar has a pub style theme and is open every weekday evening. It has multiple screens to let guests watch all the major sporting events. You can also dine with up to 280 guests in the hotels meeting rooms.
"Modern meeting rooms with plenty of equipment and natural lighting"
There are several brightly coloured meeting rooms at the hotel, with natural daylight. The sleek executive boardroom has big leather chairs and a 52-inch flat-screen TV. The hotels dedicated meetings director is on hand to help business organisers plan events for up to 280 people, including conferences and exhibitions. Facilities in the meeting rooms include projectors, cable modems, DVD players, flip charts with markers and whiteboards.
Group and event packages are available as well as park and fly packages. With a park and fly package, you can let Crowne Plaza London - Gatwick Airport take care of your car while you're away. The hotel’s valet parking service lets you drive to the airport for your departure and be picked up in your own car on your return.
You can also take the regular shuttle bus from the hotel to London Gatwick Airport, with buses leaving throughout the day. Gatwick Express trains take 30 minutes to London Victoria station, in Central London, from Gatwick Airport. Crowne Plaza London-Gatwick Airport is 10 minutes' walk from Manor Royal Business Park.
The nearest town centre is at Crawley, a five-minute drive away, where there are many restaurants and shops as well as a leisure park with a multi-screen cinema and ten pin bowling. Local attractions include The Hawth Theatre, Tilgate Forest Golf Course, County Mall indoor shopping centre and Hickstead showground. The seaside town of Brighton can also be reached by train.