COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.

Find Family-Friendly Hotels in Dover

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars, activities and holiday rentals. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Top Dover Family-Friendly Hotels

Crabble Hill House
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £75 per night from 24 Apr to 24 Apr
4.7/5Exceptional! (123 reviews)
Incredible! Great place, great price!
"A beautiful house,an incredibly warm welcome from Gary, a great room and a fabulous breakfast! What more can I say? We will be back!"

Reviewed on 5 Oct 2020

Crabble Hill House
Marquis Of Granby
Great for families
The price is £95 per night from 17 May to 17 May
4.6/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Hot bath on a cold day
"We loved this place. Some real luxury tucked away in the countryside. Very decadent room with a lovely roll top bath, incredibly peaceful and we enjoyed a decent meal and good breakfast. Perfect getaway for an autumnal weekend."

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Marquis Of Granby
The White Cliffs Hotel
Great for families
Get Rates
4.4/5Excellent! (37 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Lovely hotel and service with good sized rooms and clean with great staff"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

The White Cliffs Hotel
You could be seeing lower prices

You could be seeing lower prices

With member prices, you could save 10% or more right now on thousands of properties.
Hubert House Guesthouse
Get Rates
4.1/5Very Good! (162 reviews)
"Nicely decorated B&B. Room was comfortable with nice linens. Bathroom is petite but new and nicely done. Landlady was very friendly and helpful. Would definitely stay here again!"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Hubert House Guesthouse
Sutton Vale Country Park
Great for families
Get Rates
4/5Very Good! (1 review)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, laundry
Lovely park
"It was very clean and pleasant chalet, it could do with a fridge to keep drinks cool, it has a patio area out the back but need some improvement not that bothered us as we only used place for sleeping. Park was pretty and quiet nearest shop a 5 min drive away. New bar opened when we there very nice. ..."

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2017

Sutton Vale Country Park
Holiday Inn Dover
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is £48 per night from 1 May to 1 May
4/5Very Good! (987 reviews)
"When we got there the cot bed that i asked for wasn't in the room. The gentleman on the desk got it right away, and we had a drink in the room. He was friendly and very helpful."

Reviewed on 20 Feb 2021

Holiday Inn Dover
Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
Great for families
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night from 6 May to 6 May
3.8/5Good! (996 reviews)
Families like: on the beach, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
Home from Home
"I stay at here at least once a month for business and honestly cant fault it. Friendly staff, always very clean and well presented, breakfast is great, lovely views and well located. Some of the rooms are admittedly a little tired however they are working through them to get them upgraded. I always ..."

Reviewed on 10 Nov 2020

Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa
Penmarnja Self Catering
Great for families
Get Rates
2/5 (2 reviews)
Families like: kitchen, near the beach
Don't chance it
"When we arrive we spent 30 minutes trying to contact someone to let us in. Once in the place we notice a terrible smell. We were unable to contact anyone to address this. We discovered a soaked rug in the kitchen base on the smell it must have been there for awhile which means who ever cleaned the ..."

Reviewed on 12 Jul 2017

Penmarnja Self Catering
Don't see what you're looking for?
We've got more Family-Friendly Hotels. Find the right one for you.
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Where should we stay in Dover?

You may want to consider the historic destination of Dover if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The beaches, parks and sightseeing tours are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Take to the air and fly into Manston (MSE-Kent Intl.), which is located 15.3 mi (24.6 km) from the city centre. Dover offers 11 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when you're deciding where you'd like to stay.

Families on holiday have positive things to say about these types of accommodation:

Ramada Dover: Offers a restaurant, free parking and free WiFi. Guests like the overall comfort and quiet location at this 4-star hotel.

Hubert House – Features free parking, free breakfast and free WiFi. The overall comfort and helpful staff make this 4-star guesthouse popular with guests.

Best Western Plus Dover Marina Hotel & Spa – Offers a restaurant, free parking and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Dover?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to decide when to grab the children and head to Dover.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, December and March, with an average temperature of 3°F
  • Driest months: April, August, March and February, with an average rainfall of 2 inches
  • Rainiest months: September, October, November and April, with an average rainfall of 2.75 inches

What should we see and do in Dover?

While you and your family are visiting Dover, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Dover Museum and Dover Western Docks Ferry Terminal. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Canterbury Cathedral, Dover Castle and Royal St George's Golf Club.

Dover is also well-known for the:
  • Historical sites
  • Parks
  • Beaches
  • Marina
  • Sightseeing

Getting around Dover

If you want to journey outside of the city, ride aboard a train from Dover Priory Station, Dover Eastern Docks Station or Dover Hoverport Station. Dover may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

Frequently asked questions

Dover Hotel Reviews

More trip options