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The best Heathrow hotels

After somewhere to quickly rest your head before or after a flight? Here are the best hotels in and around Heathrow

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Time Out contributors
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Paula Akpan
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Having developed into a five-terminal machine, Heathrow Airport is Europe's busiest airport for international airport traffic. It's little wonder then, that you'll find a whole host of hotels to take your pick from if you need to catch a couple of Zs before or after your flight. But how to know which are the best? We’ve put together a list of our favourites for you to take your pick from. 

Looking for more options? Check out London’s best Airbnbs

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The best Heathrow airport hotels

Novotel London Heathrow Airport
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This four-star Novotel is only a few minutes drive from Heathrow and is complete with a gym, sound-proof windows and a bar and restaurant. You'll also find an extremely handy shuttle that'll ferry you from the airport to the hotel and back. Take a dip in their heated indoor swimming pool should you need to wind down post-flight. 

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At Sofitel Heathrow you'll have direct access to Terminal 5 via a covered walkway, which means no last minute rushing to catch your flight. And if you have the time for it, the facilities are great too, including a modern health spa, a 24-hour gym, two bars and two restaurants. Plus, you can unwind and watch Sky Sports on a large TV screen in the Sphere Bar, or have tea and cakes in the Tea Salon. 

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Hilton London Heathrow
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Just like other hotels in the world-class Hilton chain, Hilton London Heathrow is lovely to look at, fronted by a huge wall of glass. Access Heathow by a covered walkway or pay a small charge for the Hoppa service. The rooms are comfy and simple, all you really need for night or two. Catching a morning flight? Food is served from 5am, so you can fuel up before you board. 

London Heathrow Marriott
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  • Borough of Hillingdon
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A contemporary and relaxing oasis, this Marriott spot will feel like a world away from Heathrow. Unwind in the health club or enjoy a leisurely meal at Carluccio’s. There are also convenient transport links connecting you to London. Watch the steady flow of planes taking off and descending from the pretty alfresco dining area. 

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Renaissance Hotel Heathrow
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  • Heathrow
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Based on the outskirts of the airport, Renaissance is complete with a cocktail bar, health club and soundproofed windows. The hotel has recently undergone a big refurbishment, including updates to all 710 rooms and bathrooms. Feeling tense after a long-haul flight? Book in for a massage treatment at their health club. 

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