Copthorne Hotel Effingham Saver

  • Once booked this hotel is non-refundable
  • Mini Bus runs to the airport hourly, at quarter past the hour, from 04:15 to 23:15
  • Parking is on site at hotel.
  • Tennis courts and 9-hole golf course.
  • Prices from £58.50 per room incl. 1 weeks parking
  • Copthorne Hotel Effingham Saver has been rated 76.5%
    by 34 previous customers.


Description of Copthorne Hotel Effingham Saver

The Copthorne Hotel Effingham Gatwick, set in 40 acres of parkland, has extensive leisure facilities including a 9 hole golf course, but is ideally situated for travellers using Gatwick Apt.


Rooms have en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee tray, TV, direct dial telephone, trouser press and hair dryer. Please note all rooms are non smoking.

Disabled/Wheelchair Facilities

One room in the hotel is suitable, please advise at the time of booking. The hotel has a lift.

Parking Arrangements

Parking packages will include parking on site in the hotel car park.

Additional Days Parking Charge

£7.00 per day

Airport Transfer Details

Transfers run hourly from 04:15 to 23:15 - Outside these hours taxis can be booked at clients own cost. Transfer Bus costs - £5.00 pp - this can booked on arrival at hotel, or if parking and going straight to the airport, minimum notice required is 1 hour, so please call ahead. Space is subject to availability.

Approx 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport by taxi. Hotel transfer bus takes approx. 15-18 mins

£5 per person, On return, a reduced rate taxi service (from £13.50) from the airport to the Hotel can requested by calling 01293 429429.

Eating & Drinking

'The Terrace' restaurant (serving English food with an international influence), lounge bar and The Sports Bar, which serves light meals. **Where applicable (as stated in the room description)If you book the Dinner Package this includes 2 courses from the set menu in the Terrace Restaurant.

Breakfast Charges

£15.95 per person for a breakfast buffet, unless included in your rate.


Within the hotel, Le Club is available to guests and offers Gym, Tennis and 9-hole golf course. Wifi is available in all rooms and the lobby and costs £5 for 24 hours.

Check-in / Check-Out

Check-in: 14:00 Check-Out: 12:00

Checking in or checking out outside of these times may be possible but will be subject to the hotels availability and may incur an additonal charge.

Additional Notes

Children sharing a family room must be 16 or under. If you book the Dinner Package this includes 2 courses from the set menu in the Terrace Restaurant.

Prices range from £58.50 - £157.50

Just one of the many Hotels near Gatwick Airport available from FHR.

Very pleasant hotel and efficient service.

Rating 5 out of 5

12 Aug 2019 14:32 Verified Customer
Competitive price for 15 days parking and an overnight stay. The car is kept on the hotel site but may be moved within the site as mine was. Whilst the hotel is fairly convenient for Gatwick it is looking very tired and is in need of refurbishment, although for one night acceptable. Transfer was by shuttle bus to the airport (£5 per person) but on return a taxi had to be taken at a cost of £13.50.

Rating 3 out of 5

05 Jul 2019 11:09 Verified Customer
Stayed here before and always good but this time....! There was an event on all weekend for boxing. Carpark was full, nowhere to park our car although we had booked and paid for a space for a week. We were directed to a muddy field and told to leave it there and someone would get around to moving it on the Monday! Obviously no security or cameras there, so what happens if my car was hit???! No one in charge to take responsibility, although the receptionist phoned & spoke to a person. Felt sorry for her as she was left to deal with our complaint & we were not alone! Restaurant had limited hours and the side bar had no room! Do not accept bookings if you are unable to complete you side of the contract. We have had some recompense but it should not have happened in the first place

Rating 2 out of 5

23 Jun 2019 13:23 Verified Customer
We realised this hotel would not be luxurious and we have stayed here before . All that being said it is exceptionally good .value . The only big issue we had was how hard the bed was so neither myself or my husband slept at all well the night before our flight . Every other aspect of the hotel is perfectly adequate and the staff are kind but we probably would not stay here again in order to have a good sleep before a long haul flight .

Rating 3 out of 5

13 May 2019 10:20 Verified Customer
Good value for money stay

Rating 5 out of 5

12 May 2019 11:27 Verified Customer
very convenient and well connected with taxis, late check in with no problem and car drop off very quick and easy.

Rating 4 out of 5

13 Apr 2019 22:33 Verified Customer
We have used this hotel on many occasions prior to going on holiday. The hotel rooms are slightly dated, but adequate for an overnight stay.We will use it again as the price is very good, plus I like to leave my car at the hotel, not drive miles away to park it at another car park.We always use United Taxi's on our return, they are professional,on time and it's fair price of £13.50. I would recommend this hotel.

Rating 4 out of 5

31 Mar 2019 18:20 Verified Customer
Good location although taxi on way to airport £13.50 and £18 on way home. Food and drink reasonable in bar Good standard of room and parking on site We’ve stayed at a few hotels near Gatwick but this was more pleasant than most and reasonably priced

Rating 5 out of 5

21 Mar 2019 17:57 Verified Customer
The room was pleasant enough but quite noisy. We didn’t realise there is a £5 charge per person for the coach drop, or that a taxi costing £13.50 was needed for the return from the airport. We decided to get a taxi to the airport because the transfer bus only runs once an hour. Unfortunately the receptionist booked it for 7:30 instead of 6:30 as requested. This made a really stressful start to the day.

Rating 3 out of 5

13 Mar 2019 20:40 Verified Customer
Always stay at Effingham Park, the rooms are a good standard and always find it a safe place to leave my car while away on holiday.

Rating 5 out of 5

17 Dec 2018 18:06 Verified Customer
Clean and comfortable rooms.15 minute taxi ride to the Airport. Staff very friendly and helpful. Hotel is a little dated but good value for an overnight stay and park

Rating 4 out of 5

10 Dec 2018 21:00 Verified Customer
Rooms were tired looking. Staff friendly very helpful and accommodating. Would definitely stay there again.

Rating 4 out of 5

07 Dec 2018 20:02 Verified Customer
Had too move room as only 1 double bed in first plus had to wait 20 mins for a person to serve us at the Bar

Rating 3 out of 5

20 Oct 2018 11:18 Verified Customer
we have stayed at the hotel many times and it always has been a good experience. we booked hotel and parking for the night of the 4th October 2018, at approx 1am our neighbours in the next room, arrived from the bar in the hotel and continued to party and make a considerable noise, we let it ride until 1.30am and asked them to keep the noise down, we were given verbal abuse. Called Reception and the night manager spoke to the guests and was also given verbal abuse, we could hear the conversation. After she left the noise continued and again we asked them to keep the noise down. we called reception again and male reception staff called and they refused to open the door, he left and called back around 10 - 20 minutes later and they opened the door, when advised he would call the police. He was also given verbal abuse and left. The noise continued for another 3/4 hour and then went silent. We complained in the morning to the night manager and she indicated they had problems at the bar with the same party and had to speak to them on a couple of occasions. Night manager apologised and i advised i would be complaining. My car was should a fault and asked the hotel not to move the car, the night manager and the reception agreed this and we put this on the paperwork. My car was moved by the manager and gave the excuse it could have been damaged by guests attending functions. Not very happy and expressed my dissatisfaction, especially if they had caused the vehicle damage. The manager advised he would refund my booking fee i paid for the stay and parking This was a bad experience from a hotel we like to stay, as the price and location is good

Rating 1 out of 5

20 Oct 2018 08:54 Verified Customer
Booked this hotel with friends prior to holiday flight from Gatwick During the booking process all the internet pages appeared to indicate that we were booking the Copthorne in Copthorne village complete with village pub etc We thought this would be a great start to the holiday! Only on arrival did we find out that we were in the Copthorne at Effingham park a few miles up the road. Really disappointed! The hotel was adequate and lots of parking. Transfers to and from Gatwick ok and timely although charged for them. Overall experience ok but was hoping for much better!

Rating 3 out of 5

05 Jun 2018 12:39 Verified Customer
Everything very satisfactory,staff most helpful.Have used the hotel a few times now before the start of our holiday,and it has always been good service .

Rating 4 out of 5

01 Jun 2018 15:03 Verified Customer
Excellent hotel. Superb value for money which I’m included overnight accommodation and eight night car parking. Would recommend and use this hotel again.

Rating 5 out of 5

02 May 2018 22:37 Verified Customer
Hotel was fine for a one night stay before a very early morning flight. Have used before and will probably use again.

Rating 4 out of 5

29 Apr 2018 13:59 Verified Customer
The hotel staff are excellent in their attention to your wants and needs, they are very courteous towards their guests be it in the reception, restaurant, or bar, and the food is of excellent quality. The rooms are comfortable and spacious and very clean, and all amenities are provided i,e tea, coffee and such like, The hotel offer long stay parking during your holiday away, this is the third time I have stay at this particular hotel and I have never had a issue with the security of my car it's always in the same place that I left it and without damage. The only thing I can say that detracts from the quality of the hotel is the décor I think it's a little bit dated now, and a touch up here and there would not go amiss, as this hotel is also a golfing and multi function venue it is very popular so I would recommend early booking in the season. As my wife and I are already planning for next year we are looking forward to staying here again so I will be booking around about February/ March time.

Rating 5 out of 5

16 Oct 2017 10:45 Verified Customer
All went well after we found the place, parking was a bit harem-scarem in the dark, with very muddy roadway. However the room and breakfast were fine and the car was safe. Taxis both ways were fine too.

Rating 4 out of 5

10 Oct 2017 09:45 Verified Customer
Simple, cost effective way of getting parking and a stress free early start to your holiday.. Three stars because rooms are very tired and bar/menu prices are eye watering!

Rating 3 out of 5

03 Oct 2017 20:41 Verified Customer
Very poor atmosphere at the hotel. The bar downstairs was soulless . The car controls had been changed when we picked up the car.

Rating 2 out of 5

21 Sep 2017 14:03 Verified Customer
Good and helpful service when I had to add another person to the booking. Used hotel before so it was what I expected but thought some areas of the hotel needed painting e.g. The outside of the hotel. Great value for money. I will continue to use your company when I need to in future.

Rating 4 out of 5

22 Aug 2017 09:55 Verified Customer
Overall, okay but I have a few points for you to consider, if you really do want to improve service, and not just pay lip service to customer care. A good size room and everything worked well. All staff were competent, helpful and friendly. This is a real compliment, I cannot often report. Hotel was noisier than we would have liked due to someone parking an HGV of some type with trailer etc outside our window from about 2130 to 2200. This involved somebody shouting instructions to the driver for this period of time. We thought that it would end soon, but it went on and on... True, this is not that late, but the whole reason we were there was to get an early night before an early 0330 alarm call! The change of price of the return taxi was very naughty. The website and the paperwork emailed stated £11.50, and this changed to £13.50 by magic, at a time when there were few alternative's. I am sure the taxi firm and the poor drivers who have had to implement the unannounced changes, have expressed their feelings already.

Rating 4 out of 5

26 Jul 2017 14:03 Verified Customer
Inexpensive and efficient way to stay overnight for an early morning flight with parking for 10 days. All for less than a normal hotel stay.

Rating 4 out of 5

08 May 2017 13:41 Verified Customer

Map and Directions


West Park Road

West Sussex
RH10 3EU

Directions for

Once booked this hotel is non-refundable

From junction 10 of the M23 Motorway,exit onto the A264,Copthorne Way,towards East Grinstead.At the first roundabout continue towards East Grinstead until you reach the next roundabout.Take the first exit onto the B2028 (West Park Road),this is signposted towards Lingfield. Continue along this road and the Effingham Park Hotel is situated on the right,before the T junction.

please note:- Transfers run to the airport every hour between 04:15 and 23:15 outside these hours taxis can be booked at clients own cost - the local taxi company rates start from £13.50(subject to change) each way. Transfer Bus costs - £5.00 pp - this can booked on arrival at hotel, or if parking and going straight to the airport, minimum notice required is 1 hour, so please call ahead. Space is subject to availability.
On return, a reduced rate taxi service (£13.50 subject to change) from the airport to the Hotel can requested by calling 01293 429429.

** The hotel has adopted a strict non smoking policy **

If you book the Dinner Package this includes 2 courses from the set menu in the Terrace Restaurant.

Club/Executive Rooms include breakfast and free wifi

Parking packages will include parking on site in the hotel car park.
Overnight parking only will be charged at £7.00 per night.

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Can I ask how much the transfers are to and from the hotel please to the airport?ThanksThank you for your question, here's the information: Approx 10 minutes from Gatwick Airport by taxi. Hotel transfer bus takes approx. 15-18 mins £5 per person, On return, a reduced rate taxi service (from £13.50) from the airport to the Hotel can requested by calling 01293 429429.  Transfers run every hour between 04:15 and 23:15 outside these hours taxis can be booked at clients own cost It is only a one way service to the airport.

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