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Top London Family-Friendly Hotels

St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
Caxton Street 2, London, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (989 reviews)

"Excellent hotel. They were very accommodating and went out of their way to help. I would definitely stay again and recommend to friends and family."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
Crowne Plaza London - Kensington
4 out of 5
100 Cromwell Road, London, England
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The price is £109 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Lovely, large room with two double beds (as opposed to two twins or one double). Robes were provided and water bottles given each day. Staff was friendly and helpful. Location was across from the Gloucester tube station which was very convenient to everywhere. Also, walking distance to the museums ..."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Crowne Plaza London - Kensington
Novotel London Brentford
4 out of 5
Great West Road, Brentford, England
The price is £84 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (997 reviews)

"Everything was perfect , place very clean, Loved the pool!!!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Novotel London Brentford
Novotel London Tower Bridge
4 out of 5
10 Pepys Street, London, England
The price is £115 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,128 reviews)

"We were in London during the start of the covid 19 crisis. The staff greeted us at the door and was kind and helpful during a stressful time. The front desk person brought goodies to our room for our daughter which was very sweet and unexpected. They also had a free bagged breakfast for us the next ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 Apr 2020

Novotel London Tower Bridge
Park Plaza London Waterloo
4 out of 5
6 Hercules Road, London, England
The price is £119 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (3,139 reviews)
Excellent! Will come back...

"I loved how quiet it was even in the middle of London. Room service was fast and the food delicious. All staff were very kind and attentive and I loved the blinds in the room that completely blocked out the light. Very happy with the stay."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Park Plaza London Waterloo
Novotel London Bridge
4 out of 5
53-61 Southwark Bridge Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £114 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)
Nice stay

"Very good"…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Novotel London Bridge
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
4.5 out of 5
128 King Henrys Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £118 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (992 reviews)
Top Notch

"It was our first stay away from the children for 7 years and it was wonderful. Clean, Tidy and welcoming Staff. Lovely friendly staff. A super comfortable rooms, Very clean and warm welcome. Easy accessible TV and WiFi services."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
Novotel London ExCeL
4 out of 5
7 Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, England
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4.4/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"I stayed at this property while trying to get a flight back to Canada. The staff could not be more helpful and the service was excellent. The hotel is located in Docklands and is perfectly situated to a number of transportation options including Royal Victoria station, the Emirates Cable Car and ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Novotel London ExCeL
Park Plaza County Hall London
4 out of 5
1 Addington Street, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,698 reviews)

"Nothing crazy about the room. Not a big deal though since it was just one night. Actually had an issue with the drain in the shower but they came and fixed it within 10 minutes. Great breakfast selection. Close proximity to a lot of things."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Park Plaza County Hall London
Sunborn London
4 out of 5
Royal Victoria Dock, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £109 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,040 reviews)

"Everything was amazing, we had such a lovely time. The room was very spacious and everything you could want is there. Will definately go back"…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Sunborn London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (5,005 reviews)

"Considering we arrived just after lockdown was lifted this hotel was perfect. The room had an amazing view of London and the room was perfect. The staff were lovely and overall the hotel made the trip even better. Thank you!!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Citadines Trafalgar Square London
4 out of 5
18/21 Northumberland Avenue, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £129 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,807 reviews)

"Quaint place with friendly staff. We had a 1 bedroom with full kitchen and we loved it. We have stayed at Citadines in Paris before and loved it so we booked at the Citadines in London. You get free tea, coffee, hot chocolate 24 hours a day. Amenities included everything you need...we even used the ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Citadines Trafalgar Square London
Staycity Aparthotels London Heathrow
4 out of 5
High Point Village, Station Approach, Hayes, England
The price is £50 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,109 reviews)

"i like the personal service taken by the staff to make the stay so welcoming and making your feel at home, also the location was great."…"

Reviewed on 3 Apr 2020

Staycity Aparthotels London Heathrow
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
4 out of 5
1 Kings Cross Road, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £94 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (1,512 reviews)

"Its a nice hotel, rooms appear to have recently renovated. it is a little out of the way; 15 too 17 minutes walk from the tube, or taxi. The rooms does not appear to have automatic door closer. It slams on the door frame that creates noise and vibration. It is quote annoying!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
Chessington Safari Hotel
The price is £98 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (974 reviews)

"fantastic hotel very clean and the theme of the rooms is amazing"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Chessington Safari Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside
4 out of 5
265A Rotherhithe Street, London, England
The price is £89 per night
4/5Very Good! (996 reviews)
No Laundry Facilities as listed and rooms DRAFTY

"Family of 5 for 7 nights: First night our room was so drafty the shower curtain was blowing, even though the windows were all shut. The sofa bed, when opened, was angled so the feet were above the head, so my kids flipped their pillows to the foot of the bed. Our room was switched for the remaining ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton London - Docklands Riverside
Novotel London Heathrow Airport - M4 Jct 4
4 out of 5
Cherry Lane, Junction 4m4, West Drayton, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,114 reviews)

"hotel was very clean and staff were really helpful and friendly. considering the lockdown conditions still in place, everything that was available was excellent. a couple of small gripes were that the swimming pool was open but there was no lifeguard and although there was a camera in place, clearly ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

Novotel London Heathrow Airport - M4 Jct 4
Hilton London Metropole
4 out of 5
225 Edgware Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,737 reviews)

"Great location parking available. Privacy for meetings"…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2020

Hilton London Metropole
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Where should we stay in London?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the historic destination of London is a good choice. The interesting architecture, art scene and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Arrange a flight into London (LCY-London City), which is the closest airport, or London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from the city centre. London offers 1477 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when choosing where you'd like to stay.

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

Novotel London Heathrow Airport - M4 Jct 4: Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the overall comfort and clean rooms at this 4-star hotel.

Novotel London Tower Bridge – Features a restaurant, free WiFi and a playground. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. This hotel is rated 4 stars.

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London – Features an indoor pool, 2 restaurants and laundry facilities. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its central location.

Chessington Safari Hotel – Offers a children's pool, a free children's club and a restaurant. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 3.5-star hotel.

When should we visit London?

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

  • Hottest months: August, July, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 2°F
  • Driest months: March, May, April and August, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, February and October, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in London?

While you are visiting London, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as London Dungeon, Buckingham Palace and Museum of London. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Big Ben, St. Paul's Cathedral and London Stock Exchange.

London is also well-known for its:
  • Theatre
  • Architecture
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Historical sites
  • Monuments
  • Entertainment
  • Riverfront

Getting around London

London has transport options that will make it easy for you and the family to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station and Leicester Square Underground Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from London Charing Cross Station, London Waterloo Station or London Waterloo East Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's London like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the historic destination of London if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The interesting architecture, art scene and castle are just a few things that make this an attractive place for a family holiday. Arrange a flight into London (LCY-London City), which is the closest airport, or London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 14.1 mi (22.7 km) from the centre of London.
What's the best accommodation option when travelling with children to London?
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other choices for your family trip include London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale and Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London.
What's the seasonal weather like in London?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 16°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 5°C. Average annual rainfall for London is 592 mm.
What's there to see and do with your family in London?
National Gallery and The Strand are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in London. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus and London Eye.
What's the best way for us to get around London?
You can take advantage of metro transport at Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station and Leicester Square Underground Station. If you’d like to explore around the area, consider renting a car to explore more sights.

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