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Gainsborough Lodge

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   39 Massetts Rd, Horley RH6 7DT, England
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Ranked #8 of 11 hotels in Horley
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night before flying from Gatwick, on a deal that included 12 days parking and free transfers to and from the airport. The hotel looks a little tired from the outside, but there was refurbishment work going on and we were given one of the newly refurbished rooms, which proved to be just fine for our... More

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

If you are looking for an inexpensive clean overnight stay I recommend he Gainesborough Lodge. I have stayed there for years and it is now being renovated. Breakfast is nice and it's conveniently located to Gatwick airport. The shuttle runs on the half hour.

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Leigh-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
39 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Chosen for proximity to airport and thed relatively inexpensive parking. Unfortunately there was some building work going on so noise in the afternoon was a pain. Having said that it does need some modernisation so maybe now something is being done. The room was basic, towels threadbare and bed OK for 1 night. Breakfast was nothing to write home about... More

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Riga, Latvia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I choose it for the location- almosst next to Gatwick airport. Room very basic- but I was not looking for luxury. Shower was strange and not very effective which is one big con in my opinion. All in all- worth their 34 GBP which I paid for the room.

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London, United Kingdom
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110 reviews 110 reviews
66 hotel reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Friendly place to stay but the rooms need some love and attention, the decor is very dated and the bed was old with linen and blankets when most people, including me, would p[refer duvets these days. there are signs of building work going on at this time, hope that they improve the place as it is in a great location... More

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Bude, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

5 minutes drive to North terminal Gatwick for under £40 a night, what more do you want? arrived about 5pm and left the following morning at 5am so can'r comment other than about the room. Internet in your room is chargeable, I don't think they make this clear on the Booking.com page (free in the lounge). Tea and coffee in... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I can't understand why there are so many terrible reviews about this place, i stayed here on several occasions as i was working in the local area and only booked it because it was the cheapest i could find so i wasn't expecting luxury accommodation, i had no problems with any of the rooms i stayed in, they were basic... More

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Scunthorpe, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here just before flying off on honeymoon- we just needed a place to rest our heads and I must say that for the money you pay, the rooms are pretty good! They have tea making facilities, bed and shower with toilet- what more do you need? And for such a reasonable price so close to the airport, what... More

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Perth, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

It's in a nice location, average room since there is a dozen of lodges down Massetts rd all for around the same price. At 955 am we were told to vacate the room for check in at 10am, although we had been there 4 nights they still didn't hesitate to kick us out. We moved lodges after that.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

When we first arrived, there was a note on the desk which said the guy had gone to do an airport run and would be back in 10 minutes, but it was actually about 20 minutes - bit annoying as we were very hungry and wanted to get food. When we got to our rooms ( a double and single)... More

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Address: 39 Massetts Rd, Horley RH6 7DT, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Horley
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Gainsborough Lodge 3*
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