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where to stay close to gatwick and the tower

Apr 6th, 2011, 06:57 PM
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where to stay close to gatwick and the tower

WE HAVE NEVER BEEN TO LONDON AND HAVE A LONG LAYOVER.. DEPARTING OUT OF LGW... WHERE SHOULD WE STAY??? HELP PLEASE???
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Apr 6th, 2011, 07:02 PM
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First - turn off the all caps -- you'll get more help if you don't yell

You need to tell us more: What time do you land? What time is your departure flight? Do you also arrive at Gatwick? What is your budget?
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Apr 6th, 2011, 07:10 PM
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Sorry,it's late... We arrive at 9:30am LHR and leave the following day at noon.. We would prefer a convient location to the airport.. Budget 500-1000US
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Apr 6th, 2011, 07:12 PM
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Convient to LGW we will be departing from this airport..Thanks
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Apr 6th, 2011, 08:12 PM
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You could pre- arrange for a car service to take you from Heathrow into London and check into a hotel near Victoria Station ( there's a Thistle hotel just around the corner from Victoria.) Then you could freshen up and stash your luggage before taking the Tube from Victoria to Tower Hill. The Tower closes at 5:30 pm.
The next morning you can take the Gatwick Express from Victoria Station to the airport; the trip takes 30 minutes. The Express runs every 15 minutes beginning at 5 am.


Just so you know: Gatwick Airport is about 30 miles south of London.
There's a Hilton at Gatwick 's south terminal and a Sofitel at Gatwick's north terminal.
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