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Chipping Sodbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for 1 night and didn't even stay the night, it's run down, no one was on site when we arrived you have to call and wait for some one to come from another hotel, front door always unlocked and I did not like the fact that anyone could just waltz in and no one was around to stop...

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Slough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at the Gainsborough Lodge in readiness for an early Gatwick flight. Rooms are small and basic but clean and certainly good value for the price. Parking is available within the hotel. It's a 5-10 minute walk at most into Horley which is a pretty little town. We found a great pub with a two meals for £8 menu and...

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Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the hotel late with no space to park at all. When we got there there was no one to check us in so we had to wait twenty minutes after a long journey to the hotel to find out the guy who was checking us in was just sat at the bar instead. Rooms are noisy and...

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Thank tara l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I arrived kowing or at least thinking my cardhad already been charged fir the trip. Turns out it had not. Yet I had received information that it was charged. I will have to check my statement when I get home. Anyway I arrived way too early and had to wait for the first available room. I was happy they gave...

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was small, but comfortable. It was advertised that we'd have a bath, we had a shower. There only included a small towel, so it was hard to dry your self.. the shower was quite dirty. The only thing I can really say is it done the job, we slept for a few hours before catching a flight. They...

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Thank melissa19978
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

PROs + close to Gatwick Airport (within walking distance) + comfortable but slightly small beds CONs - £40 per night is very expensive for such a low quality old house that has been re-purposed into a hotel - rude and unprofessional Eastern European staff - staff smokes like a chimney and gives out the constant scent of cancer - room...

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Cranbrook
Reviewed 6 November 2016

My wife and I spent one evening at the hotel prior to flying home to Canada. The hotel is located within a five minute drive to Gatwick and offers a free shuttle. The Gainsborough is also located two blocks from the center of Horley, which was quaint and offered a number of dining options Our room was a little on...

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Manchester
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Just stayed one night before flying off from Gatwick. Tiny room, bare minimum provided for comforts. Everything was cheap, tatty and old including the decor. The place needed money spending on it. The room had a tiny flat screen tv. Very nice breakfast lady but fry-up a bit mean. But check out the photo of the sign on the back...

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South West Rocks, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The lodge is only about 5mins drive to Gatwick airport. Rooms are clean. Shower head was leaking pretty badly, water out of head was just enough to shower with. When checking in and organising to leave our car their for a week, the receptionist wanted our keys and said we leave the car at our own risk- I was a...

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Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Our room was spacious and very clean. Breakfast was good, self service for cereal and toast but you were served your cooked breakfast. Despite being fairly close to the airport we never heard any noise from the planes. The number 100 bus very close by and the Gainsboro is only a short walk from the town centre where there are...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Gainsborough Lodge

Address: 39 Massetts Road, Horley RH6 7DT, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Horley
Price Range: ₹ 2,875 - ₹ 3,476 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Gainsborough Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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