Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Hotels & Parking
Terminal 5 at Heathrow has won the Skytrax World Airport Awards five years in a row. It’s the newest of Heathrow’s terminals and is used exclusively by British Airways and Iberia airlines.
If you’re flying from Heathrow Terminal 5, you may wish to make your trip seamless by booking hotel and parking in advance. Nearby Heathrow hotels will offer discounts for those who stay with them, meaning you can park in safety and save a few pounds in the process.
We’ve collected the best hotel and parking packages for Heathrow Terminal 5 to make sure you find the best hotel for the best price.
Hotel Distance to Airport Parking Options 10 Minutes 2 £229.77 10 Minutes 2 £231.20 15 Minutes 2 £252.62 15 Minutes 2 £259.77
Hotels Closest to Heathrow Terminal 5
While off-airport hotels may not be as close to T5 as on-airport establishments, they are still close to the airport, meaning you’re just a short drive or transfer away from the check-in desks. Here are some of the closest hotels to Heathrow Terminal 5:
|Hotel||Distance to Airport||Price*|
|Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5||10 minutes||£130.00*|
|Sheraton Hotel Heathrow||10 minutes||£244.91*|
|Leonardo Hotel||10 minutes||£270.21*|
|DoubleTree by Hilton||10 minutes||£264.50*|
|Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow Terminal 5||15 minutes||£250.21*|
*Prices are based on 1 night with 1 weeks parking
Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5
The Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 is located just minutes away from Terminal 5 which is perfect for anyone who doesn’t want to worry about missing their flight in the morning. The on-site secure hotel parking and Hoppa shuttle service means you don’t have to worry about your car whilst you’re away. The amenities available at the hotel will allow you to have a relaxing start to your getaway. With free WiFi, a secure safe, sound-proofed windows and tea and coffee making facilities, you can be sure that you’ll have everything you need. For any questions you may have, there’s a 24-hour reception and the hotel also features a restaurant, lounge area and terrace. For families, the hotel offers a kids menu and highchairs at the restaurant. Breakfast is also available from 6 am for a small extra charge.
Sheraton Skyline Hotel Heathrow
The Sheraton Skyline Hotel Heathrow caters for every kind of traveller, whether you’re flying with kids or like the gym and prefers a hotel with plenty of facilities. It’s only a few minutes away from Terminal 5 for people who don’t want to wake up early in the morning. There is a children's menu and highchairs available upon request, as well as nearby entertainment facilities to keep the little ones occupied. There’s also a swimming pool or a café to let your hair down. As well as a restaurant and bar, there’s also 24-hour room service. Each room comes with soundproofed windows, blackout curtains and a cot for those who need it. There’s also chargeable WiFi and a safe for personal belongings. The hotel comes with its own car park, but also makes use of Drivefly secure car park and the MBW Meet & Greet package.
The Leonardo Hotel provides not only an artistic-themed stay but also an incredibly relaxing one, complete with spa facilities, gift shop and gym, located only a 10 minute transfer away from terminal 5. This hotel provides free WiFi, a 24-hour reception service and flight information screens to help you stay connected. Soundproofed windows and blackout curtains add a final touch to this hotel. If you’re planning on driving, this hotel also makes use of the Drivefly carpark and the Meet & Greet service.
Novotel London Heathrow Airport T1, T4 & T5
The Novotel London Heathrow has busy travellers in mind, with not only facilities to cater to children, but also those who want to keep an eye on their schedule seeing as the hotel is located just minutes away from Terminal 5. For those who are particularly concerned about keeping their little ones occupied, you will be spoilt for choice with the children’s play area, a games room, kids-eat-free policy, children’s menu and nearby entertainment facilities. For those who have a long day ahead, the hotel’s baggage storage, flight information boards, laundry facilities and free airport shuttle will all be particularly handy. There is also free WiFi, a restaurant, bar and coffee shop for those who could use a pick-me-up. The Novotel makes use of Drivefly’s secure car parking facilities, as well as the Meet & Greet service.
Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow Terminal 5
The Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow Terminal 5 is located in an excellent position just 15 minutes’ drive to the airport terminal and has one of the highest ratings by APH customers. As with all Holiday Inn’s, they are a great option for families, as kids eat free and stay free. Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast, free WiFi and on-site gym facilities. Tratts pizza and pasta restaurant is also located on-site and serves classic Italian food, perfect for families or couples. The Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow Terminal 5 is available to book together with either Meet & Greet or Park & Ride parking packages.
Other Hotels Near to Heathrow Terminal 5
A little further from the airport terminal, off-site hotels are often a great choice. They allow you to relax the evening before your trip and dramatically cut down the travelling time on the day of your flight. Most off-site airport hotels are within a 10-15 minute drive to the airport and can also be booked with a car parking package which usually offers free transfers to the terminal. Here is a selection of airport hotels near to Heathrow Terminal 5:
Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow
Guests highly rate the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow, and it’s no wonder when you consider the exemplary level of service it offers. The Radisson Blu Edwardian has parking packages with the Drivefly Park & Ride service for Terminal 5, which is only 15-20-minutes away from the terminal via the transfer service. Its Steak and Lobster Restaurant provides an indulgent range of meals, while the Bijou Bar offers guests a touch of glamour with their drinks and has its own menu, perfect if you’re looking for a light meal before bed. You’ll also find Indian cuisine at the Annayu, for those who prefer some spice. Its rooms are modern and sophisticated, with 24-hour room service, a safe for personal belongings, blackout curtains and free WiFi. The Radisson Blu Edwardian has parking packages with the Drivefly Park & Ride service for Terminal 5, which is only 15-20-minutes away from the terminal via the transfer service.
Hilton Garden Inn
The Hilton Garden Inn is a favourite with customers, located just 15 minutes away from Terminal 5. It has free WiFi throughout its premises, 24-hour reception service and a place to refuel your car after a long journey. Tired drivers will appreciate their café, and busy families will enjoy their kids’ menu and the availability of highchairs for younger diners. Not only that, but kids eat free from their selected children’s menu. They have delicious items such as waffles on the breakfast menu, which is served from 06:00. For those who wish to keep an eye on their schedule, there are also flight information screens, and there are laundry and baggage storage facilities. This hotel makes use of Drivefly’s T5 service, and the Heathrow Hoppa transfer bus, from £5 per person.
DoubleTree by Hilton Heathrow Airport
Situated just outside Heathrow airport’s premises, the Hilton’s DoubleTree hotel at Heathrow Airport offers 4-star service with a contemporary feel. It’s located just 15 minutes away by transfer to Terminal 5. They provide a concierge for guest’s needs and a 24-hour gym for those who want to get active after a day of travelling. The Touchdown Restaurant serves dinner until 22:30 (22:00 on Sundays) and has a bar and lounge area to relax in. If you’re travelling with children, you’ll be happy to know that kids eat free and will be greeted with a cookie on arrival. Breakfast is served from 06:00 on weekdays and 07:00 on the weekends. Rooms come with sound-proofed windows, blackout curtains, en-suite bathrooms and plenty of charging points. This hotel also makes use of Drivefly’s T5 Park & Ride service, which is only a 15-20-minute transfer away from the check-in desks.
Holiday Inn London Heathrow – Ariel
The Holiday Inn London Heathrow - Ariel hotel is a brilliant all-rounder, as not only is it situated just minutes away from all of Heathrow’s terminals, including T5, but it’s full-equipped with family-friendly amenities. Its 24-hour reception desk, free WiFi and versatile rooms for those with disability requirements make this an incredibly accessible hotel. Its restaurant is open from when breakfast begins at 06:00 until the end of dinner at 22:00, while its lounge bar provides a 24-hour service. Those who are travelling with children can enjoy the hotel’s policy that allows children under the age of 16 to stay for free and those under 12 to eat from selected kids-eat-free menus. This hotel operates with several parking packages including Meet & Greet, Drivefly and their own parking service.
Crowne Plaza Hotel
The Crowne Plaza Hotel offers an incredibly vast array of services for its guests. If you’re looking for somewhere that ticks a lot of boxes, then you’ll enjoy its on-site swimming pool, gym facilities and close proximity to Terminal 5. It also has its very own gift shop if you’re looking to pick up any last minute gifts or necessities. This hotel treats its customers well with 24-hour reception service, concierge and flight information screens, all of which make keeping to your schedule much easier. Guests will also appreciate the bar, restaurant, lounge area and café, with children under 12 eating free of charge. This hotel also has a wide variety of options with its own carpark, use of the Drivefly secure carpark and the Meet & Greet service.
T5 Heathrow Hotels with Parking & Transfer Packages
There’s not just one way of parking at Heathrow T5. You will have several options to choose from when you stay at one of the many hotels, or if you’re travelling on the day of your flight. By considering your options and the price points, you can find a hotel and parking package that’s perfect for both your needs and budget.
Parking at the hotel
If you’re planning on breaking up your long journey by spending the night at a hotel, then booking a parking package with your accommodation is the best way of saving some money. It can also eliminate the need for driving on the day of your flight, as hotels often use their own car park to accommodate guests’ vehicles while they're away.
Heathrow’s Holiday Inn London Heathrow - Ariel allows you to park in their car park for the entirety of your stay. You just park at the hotel overnight for a charge of £16 per vehicle. Your vehicle then remains at the hotel while you take the Heathrow Hoppa service on the day of your flight. You book this on the day of your arrival at the hotel’s reception desk, which comes with a small charge for the transfer service. When you return, you take the same Hoppa service back to the hotel to pick up your car.
If the hotel isn’t able to keep your car while you’re away, they may make use of a nearby secure car park. This allows you to make the most of the hotel’s parking package but park somewhere that is secure and just moments away from the check-in desks.
Off-Site Secured Parking
Many people will be familiar with this way of parking, as it’s common if you’re heading straight to the airport on the day of your flight. You simply drive to the airport but turn off to a well-signposted secure car park. From here, you’ll usually catch a transfer bus service to take you and your luggage to the terminal.
If you are staying at the Leonardo Hotel, for example, you will use an off-site secured car park with their hotel and parking package. On the day of your arrival, you park at the hotel and leave it there overnight for a small fee of £12. The next day, you drive to Drivefly’s Park & Ride car park for Terminal 5. You park and take the transfer bus service, which will take just 10-15-minutes to get you to the terminal. The buses run every 15-20-minutes and operate from 04:00-00:00. The same transfer service will take you to collect your car when you return.
Heathrow T5 has two main secure parking packages to choose from; it’s simply a matter of determining which one will most suit you on the day of your flight:
- Drivefly Park & Ride T5: Transfer time 15-20-minutes, frequency every 15-20-minutes, operates from 04:00–00:00.
- Good to Go Park & Ride Terminal 5: Transfer time 5-minutes, frequency of 5-10-minutes, 24-hour service.
Meet and Greet
For some travellers, convenience may mean being within transfer distance of the terminal. For others, being within a moment’s walk of the check-in desks is the ultimate stress-reducer. Meet and greet parking allows you to do this, by dropping your car off with a member of staff to park securely park your car for you whilst you check in.
If you choose to stay with the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow before your flight, you can make use of their Meet & Greet package. You simply park with the hotel overnight for a small fee of £16. The next day, you drive to T5, which is only 5-10 minutes away. You will find the MBW Meet & Greet team waiting for you, who will park your car securely while you get on with checking in.
Cheapest Heathrow Terminal 5 Hotel Deals
Getaways and special trips can be expensive enough without having to pay for parking spaces and hotel rooms. If you’re after a bargain, book your hotel and parking at Heathrow Airport T5 together as a package. Make sure you start your search well in advance of your trip, to get the best prices.
If you’re looking for somewhere to rest your head and get some money off parking, then the Mercure offers its guests an unbeatable deal. For a week’s stay and a hotel room in September, you will only pay a combined £113.95
If the idea of bringing your vehicle with you seems like too much hassle, but you’d still prefer to stay in a hotel before your flight, then the Thistle London Heathrow Terminal 5 provides the best room-only deal. This family-friendly hotel with a relaxing outdoor terrace offers a room for £89.00 a night in September.