Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Gatwick, London, England - Updated 2022

airbnb Gatwick, Great Britain

Gatwick airport is the second most busy airport in the UK right after the Heathrow, another airport in London. Located about 30 miles south of central London, Gatwick primarily serves the London area but has many bus lines going to and from there to take passengers to other destinations around the UK. The rail line also connects Gatwick to central London for people looking to go directly into the city. Gatwick opened as an aerodrome in the 1920’s and has served as a hub for commercial flights since the 1930’s. If you’re traveling to London soon and are looking for a place to stay near Gatwick so you can catch an early morning or late night flight, check out the following list of Airbnb vacation rentals and you won’t have to worry about time!

1. A room 10 minutes away from Gatwick South Terminal (from USD 47)

Our first option is a spacious double bedroom with private bathroom located just a short walk away from Gatwick’s South Terminal. It takes more time to walk from baggage claim to outside than it does to walk from this property to the airport! There is a free shuttle going to and from the North Terminal making this a great option for people looking to stay a night close to the airport to catch an early morning flight. Coffee and tea are offered for free but breakfast is not. If you have a car there is parking available for 4 pounds. There is a train station nearby which provides a 30-minute ride to central London.

Horley, Surrey, United Kingdom
1008 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was comfortable and the room large enough for bedside tables and a chair
i wish there was a lock for the bedroom door in addition to the bathroom and entrance
very nice room with bathroom and own door access just what i needed before and early morning flight :)
our room was very nice and she responds to messages promptly
modern bathroom and comfortable bed
very convenient clean and accessible
nice clean room and bathroom
clean nice place to stay
place was clean and quiet
the room was very clean and newly done
host is responsive and is willing to accommodate requests when possible
esmeralda was the perfect host
make sure to carefully follow the host's directions to get to her home highly recommended
lovely place with lovely hosts esmeralda and her husband were very kind and helpful towards us
esmeralda gives helpful directions to find her place by foot
fantastic location just a 10 minute walk to gatwick airport
great location close to the airport
perfect location by the london gatwick airport and a short distance by train to london
a superb location for gatwick airport at a reasonable price
esmeralda’s airbnb is ideal for those needing a place near gatwick
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2. A room ten minutes's walk from Gatwick South Terminal (from USD 51)

This brand new room is part of an extension of a house completed in June 2017. It comes with an en-suite bathroom offering guests some privacy during their stay here. The space is modern and cozy and offers a clean room, sheets and towels, coffee/tea, and a TV. Breakfast is not included but the town center is only a ten-minute walk away where you can find pubs, restaurants and supermarkets.

10 minutes walk to Gatwick South Terminal.
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
808 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it was compact but had everything comfortable bed kettle coffee and tea
lots of extras like coffee and shampoos and comfy cozy bedding
it's got a nice bed and tv and bathroom and it was nice to relax in between flights
tea and coffee provided nice clean towels tv (turn on the electrical outlet switch) etc
esmeralda provides a beautiful suite with a private bathroom
clean room and shower
super clean and very responsive
very very clean modern and comfortable
great for gatwick clean and nice bed
clean and tidy comfortable room
the host was very helpful
nice room and the host replied to all our questions quickly
good host good everything
esmeralda was a fabulous host
tony and esmerelda are lovely hosts happy to chat but allow you privacy
great location close to gatwick
easy walk to and from the airport
great location for gatwick airport overnight
great location easy check in
perfect location as well as communication walking distance from the airport
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3. Masslink Guest House Gatwick Airport (from USD 52)

Masslink Guest House features a single room located on its first floor for rent. A shared bathroom, free WiFi and transport services to Gatwick airport are available. For a small extra cost, there will be a breakfast provided should the guests wish to have a meal before they set off on their travels. Access to the train and airport can be found close by.

Masslink Guest House Single Room Gatwick Airport
Horley, England, United Kingdom
263 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guest suite 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
what a lovely air bnb like a bed and breakfast so nice thank you
i slept very well and could even work as the wifi is very good
the sink in my room was a bonus
lovely room good for a quick stay between flights
beds were comfortable too
everything is clean and neat
clean safe and perfect
also very clean and quiet
the accommodation was very clean and tidy
warm room and clean bathroom
very kind people and offer transfer service
friendly and helpful people
alan was very helpful throughout the process
alan was very accommodating and responsive
the host was gracious enough to give us a ride to the airport
good location for gatwick airport shops within walking distance
great location close to gatwick airport
it was really close and super easy to bus there
perfect for spending a night close to gatwick airport
great if you need a place near gatwick
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4. A historic Victorian house near the airport (from USD 31)

This rental comprises a lovely little bedroom space perfect for people catching a late night or early morning flight. It is located in a historic Victorian house built in 1896. The room is on the first floor with bathroom access and WiFi. A taxi ride to the airport takes only five minutes of your time and costs around £3.50. The owners are more than willing to help with any questions or concerns.

5 min taxi, 25 min walk room 1
Horley, Surrey, United Kingdom
442 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 1 Guest 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 1

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
room was very comfortable
very clean and quiet
the room is clean and cosy
clean and easy to arrive anytime with door code
the place is clean and comfortable
sparkling clean smells good feels good
roy was a great host
great host greeted and made very welcome
absolutely fantastic and accommodating host
all good friendly host with helpful local knowledge
roy is a thoughtful host and his home is stylish and clean
great spot close to the airport
easy walk to airport
the location is good if you are laying over near london gatwick
great place to stay near gatwick airport or short walk to train station
the location is perfect if you’re looking for something close to the airport
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5. Double room in family house very close to Gatwick.

Our last option is a double room in a wonderful family house with a gorgeous garden located in the residential area of Horley. The property provides a quick access to Gatwick airport, train stations, buses or taxis. The town center is a ten-minute walk away for your convenience. The owners are a lively retired couple who love music so there may be some of that during your stay here!

Double room in family house very close to Gatwick.
Horley, England, United Kingdom
141 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom is very complete the most comfortable bed and clean
loved the thoughtful breakfast and tasty snacks
breakfast was a lovely treat and the accomodation is in a beautiful home
room as great touches like adapter kettle tea etc
would 100% stay again lovely experience with a very nice breakfast and great conversation
the house is clean and cozy
overall very clean warm and cozy
our room was perfectly clean prepared for every situation
the room was clean
the accommodation are nice clean and comfortable
the host was very kind and really took care of us
our host was so sweet and accommodating
dianne was an amazing host
ave was an excellent host
the hosts are so lovely and happy to help at all times
great location to the airport
location is great not far from airport via car and there is a bus stop very close by
really good location near gatwick airport
excellent location for gatwick airport
perfect house so close to the airport
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6. A country house 5 minutes from Gatwick

This is another great option: a lovely and quiet country house only five minutes away from Gatwick. Enjoy the views over lovely green fields and pastures and a private bedroom accommodation with adjacent bathroom. The home is close to the airport for quick access to flights and the small town of Reigate is nearby as well, offering small town pubs and restaurants. Coffee and tea are provided and guests can have breakfast for a small sum. Garage and outdoor parking is available for free as is WiFi.

Gatwick 5 minutes -Country house
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
471 reviews
Private room in house 3 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cottage is gorgeous with with thoughtful touches in the bedroom and two very comfortable beds
beds were comfy and the shower was great
interesting local information was available in the room as well as the wifi code
comfortable room and own bathroom and toilet
i loved the little touches like the lavender pillows on the beds
everything was very clean
clean with lots of nice touches
everything was spotless and the bed was very comfortable
the room was clean and inviting
the rooms were very clean and comfortable
they certainly go above and beyond as hosts
veronica is a superb host
veronica and roger are so kind host
veronica & roger are great hosts
veronica and roger were excellent hosts and lovely people
great location and a quick drive to gatwick airport
such an amazing place close to gatwick airport
a perfect location so close to the airport for anyone travelling
it was a great location for access to the airport
it was in a great location close to the gatwick airport
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7. Exceptional accommodation minutes from Gatwick

With an acre of beautifully maintained space available, this accommodation has plenty of space for up to four guests. The house has been wonderfully renovated and kept up to date with large fireplaces throughout the property. It also features large, beautiful gardens and a swimming pool. Small breakfast goods are provided as well as coffee and tea. WiFi and a Smart TV are provided in your room. Gatwick and Horley are both within walking distance from the property. Local amenities are minutes away and include local pubs, restaurants and supermarkets as well as the town center.

Exceptional Staycation /Gatwick property in Surrey
Surrey, England, United Kingdom
495 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the cutest hot water bottle with a fur cover on the bed
all wifi info restaurant guide “house respect guide” clearly presented in room
and the added touches in the room (snacks coffee etc) made our stay very comfortable
there is is a lovely garden pool and hotpool which other guests were enjoying
the kitchen and to me the house felt like "student" accommodation
clean and spacious
such a beautiful place clean and various styles of rooms
the room was clean and had everything we could ever need
the property was however clean
lovely place and very clean
joanne was so friendly and made us feel at home
joanne was a spectacular host in welcoming us and showing us around
joanne is a great host
joanne is lovely and friendly
joanne is a great host
good location near gatwick airport
perfect location 5 mins to gatwick airport
a great location for gatwick
great location if going to the airport
great place so close to the airport
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8. Gatwick Belmont Triple Room

Operating as a separate family-run guest house in Gatwick, this house offers parking, airport transfers, comfortable rooms and even a pub on its premises. It’s located only a mile away from the airport! Additional charges apply to guests wishing to take a shuttle to the airport, to have a parking space and for breakfast services. All rooms at this place have their own private en-suite bathroom and WiFi is free throughout the property.

Gatwick Belmont Hotel Triple Room
Horley, United Kingdom
153 reviews  Wifi Available
Room in hotel 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was very comfortable and we appreciated the coffee and tea
a nice room with convenience
clean room not too small tea and coffee available
the room was exactly as we expected and the beds were comfortable
was nice to have a room with 3 beds
the room was clean and practical
clean comfortable and hassle free
accommodations were clean and felt secure
clean friendly great value thanks guys
good size rooms for european standard clean room
the staff was very efficient
very nice staff
the staff is super friendly
gary was a great host
the staff was very friendly and helpful
good location close to airport
great location close to the airport
great location short walk to town and train station
great location if travelling from gatwick
great place to stay near gatwick airport
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9. The closest Airbnb to Gatwick (from USD 50)

Possibly the closest Airbnb you can find without actually having to be at the airport itself! Only 2 minutes from the airport, this is a great option for guests catching early flights or people working on the flight crew. It’s a one-minute drive to the terminal or, if you’re going the other way, 30 minutes to central London. The house brims with Edwardian features and is brightly lit during the daytime. Supermarkets and pubs are located nearby as well as a legendary 16th-century inn called “The Six Bells”. The local Wetherspoons Pubs serve hot meals and breakfast for cheap. High-speed WiFi is available and so is tea and coffee.

Closest Airbnb 2 min Gatwick airport + parking
Horley, Surrey, United Kingdom
273 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she gave us coffee and breakfast both mornings and tea and biscuits when we first arrived great stay
sofia’s loft was amazing the description was 100% accurate and the beds were comfortable
the little extras like a charger in the drawer are a special topping
we also chatted while having breakfast lovely time
the kitchen was also recently renovated and the backyard was beautiful to see while eating breakfast
clean comfortable and quiet
everything was clean and in order as well
sofia’s place was clean and comfortable
cozy clean and interesting space
the house is clean n lovely
sophia and steve were wonderful host
lovely house and lovely hosts
the hosts are kind and helpful
sofia is a nice host
sophia was a great host she greeted us at the door and and show us around
train station and airport in easy walking distance
great location a short bus train or taxi ride away from gatwick
great location if you need to get to gatwick airport
it’s super close to the house
very close to airport but quiet and peaceful
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10. Room with double bed near Gatwick (from USD 42)

This rental is a lovely spare room in a nice and quiet family house, featuring a double bed, coffee and tea making facilities and easy access to Gatwick airport. Horley station is also located close by, giving guests easy access to central London. Some essentials like towels and linen are provided as well as free WiFi. The house is an 8-minute walk to town where you can find supermarkets, pubs and restaurants.

Room with double bed near Gatwick
Horley, England, United Kingdom
271 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
tea coffee and fresh milk in the room
there is a tea cooker in the room and the view on the garden is nice too
host was very friendly water tea coffee kettle supplied in room
she’s very hospitable and the room is quiet comfortable and has a lovely view
great comfortable room with everything you need
clean and comfortable stay
it was very clean and homely
room and bathroom very clean
the room was clean with lots of towels and two bathrobes
the room was very clean and the bed was very comfy
philippa is very friendly host
philippa was an amazing host
philippa was a nice and helpful host
the host was kind and thoughtful
philippa is a very welcoming host recommended
great location for overnight layover
the location was also ideal being so close to gatwick airport
nice and really close to the airport
excellent location close to gatwick airport in a very nice neighborhood
highly recommend close to gatwick
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Travel convenience

Staying close to the airport is a great idea for people with early morning flights to catch. Many of our selected accommodations are a great option if you’re worried about time but still want to be close to central London. Stay at any of our listed Airbnb vacation rentals near Gatwick and you’ll have a hassle-free vacation!

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