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Best hotel at Heathrow Airport revealed

AOL Travel UK logo AOL Travel UK 16/02/2017 Ruth Doherty

© AOL Travel UK The thought of getting up at 3am to catch a flight is not always an appealing one, so many travellers like to book a stay at an airport hotel to make the whole experience more comfortable.

The best hotel to choose if you're flying out of Heathrow? The Sofitel, according to TripAdvisor.

It has been rated the number one hotel at the airport for the last year, and won the top spot out of 23 other hotels in the area.

Speaking to Get Surrey, James Berry, general manager at Sofitel, said: "In a highly competitive market with several accommodation options for guests staying in the area and travellers using the airport, we are delighted to have remained the premier choice, as rated by our guests, for a full calendar year.

"Our guests are our number one priority and we work hard to maintain our meticulous high standards and deliver an overall positive experience."

The Sofitel London Heathrow is connected to Terminal 5 by a covered walkway. It's a large building, offering 605 guest rooms, as well as boasting three restaurants, a spa, a 24-hour gym, and a cool cocktail bar.

It describes itself as "an award-winning Heathrow airport hotel that combines luxurious comfort with a convenient location in the worlds busiest airport".

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