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Bergen, Norway
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We, three adults, shared a room for overnight stay arriving at Gatwick after midnight. There were no night duty but we were given access instructions/codes to the guesthouse. This worked well. We were also advised to call a local cab company for taxi, but did instead pick up a taxi at the line at Gatwick. This cost us 15 pounds,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Southbourne guest house for an overnight stay. The staff was very courteous, the room clean and hygenic and the it's 5 min away from the Gatwick airport. Overall a wonderful experience with good value for money.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Stayed here overnight whilst visiting family. Was very pleasantly surprised. Very welcoming. Room spotlessly clean with lovely fluffy towels, curtesy tray including a bottle of filtered water. Continental breakfast was really nice, with good choice and the staff were very friendly. Would definitely any here again

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Carmarthen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

On arrival I was greeted in a friendly and warm fashion by Franc. He briefed me on the need to close the shower room door when using the shower as the steam tends to set off the fire alarm. A common event in many hotels. The continental breakfast was good and the two members of staff on duty ensured that... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After returning from a trip through Europe I needed a place close to Gatwick Airport for the night. The guesthouse was lovely, bed comfy, room and bathroom spotless. Frank was friendly and helpful. Take his advice and have dinner at the old pub (sorry, can't remember it's name). Horley is a pleasant place conveniently located near the airport.

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Castlegar, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

It's rare to find a b and b in the UK with a ground floor room, which this had. There was a seat in the shower: another rare find. Kettle with tea and MILK and biscuits: so welcoming! Horley is a nice little village with interesting shops, including at least three charity shops, plus there are many restaurant choices. It... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Spent a night here ahead of an early morning flight. Great value (£70 for B&B in a double room - I was travelling Solo). Really comfortable room, plenty of space and good facilities and a cab was organised for me the next morning after a tasty continental breakfast. Staff are all very friendly and rather lovely. I will be back... More 

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Kansas City
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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here in a smaller room. The hosts are very kind. A lift is there if you want to use it. There is parking available in front. You are in walking distance of restaurants and shops. On any given night if other guests are not polite you may hear noise.

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alberta canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

New owners took over 3 months ago we were told.They no longer do the free shuttle to the airport. They paid for our taxi back to the airport(5 pounds with the local firm, takes about 10 minutes) because we'd booked under those terms, but not the taxi from the airport (10 pounds from the stand). Room was clean, comfortable, no... More 

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Frank S, Owner at Southbourne Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Guest, just to explain in a bit more in details what you just mentioned. I took over this premises 6 months ago (not 3) and the shuttle service was stopped by the previous owners before I even took over. I offered to pay for both taxi ride to and from the airport but I specifically wrote on my email... More 

Vasiliki, Greece
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great place for a stopover. The new owners Frank & Evelyn are very friendly and happy to advise places to eat, attractions etc nearby. The guesthouse is spotless and rooms comfortable with everything you need for an overnight or longer stay. We enjoyed two nights here prior to and on return from holiday. On return we arrived after 2.00am to... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just 1.5 miles from Gatwick Airport but not under the flight path, this imposing Victorian House offers 4-star en-suite guest accommodation, parking and free WiFi. Each room features an en-suite bathroom, a flat-screen TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Guests can enjoy breakfast in the property's breakfast room. Overnight parking is available on site and guests can book long-term holiday parking by prior arrangement with the property for a surcharge. Transportation to and from Gatwick Airport is available for an additional cost. Gatwick Southbourne Guest House is 500 yards from Horley Railway Station, with regular direct trains to Gatwick Airport. Central London is 35 minutes away by train, and Brighton can be reached in 25 minutes by train. The property is a 5 minutes' walk from Horley town centre, where guests will find restaurants, shops and pubs. This property is also rated for the best value in Horley! Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Southbourne Guest House

Address: 34 Massetts Road, Horley RH6 7DS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Surrey > Horley
Price Range: $96 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Southbourne Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Room 3 was a double overlooking the road, but no noticeable road noise during the night and found it very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles B5738NRlindat, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“A very good Italian restaurant 150 yards to the left of the entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles L4756AKroberth, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I had room No.1 which is at the front on the ground floor. I wasn't kept awake by road noise so can't fault it.”
 of 5 bubbles Geoff67, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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