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Top Watford Family-Friendly Hotels

The Grove
Great for families
5 out of 5
Chandlers Cross, Watford, England
4.5/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, games room, babysitting
Bliss at the Grove
"Perfect stay. The service was tip top, the bedrooms and facilities first class and the Indian restaurant was fabulous. The weather was beautiful and it was the nicest pool I’ve ever been in, it was so warm and the lunch around the pool was the highest quality and lots of choice. I didn’t feel I was ..."

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2021

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The Grove
Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction
Great for families
4 out of 5
65-67 Clarendon Road, Watford, England
The price is £98 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (349 reviews)
Families like: games room, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"We stayed here as we were going to Harry Potter Studios and this hotel was a convenient 12 minutes drive away. We arrived 30 minutes early exacting to wait for the room (check in at 2pm) but it was all ready for us which was great after a 4 hour drive, we could chill out sooner. The room was a queen ..."

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2021

Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction
Jurys Inn London Watford
Great for families
4 out of 5
31-35 Clarendon Road, Watford, England
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The price is £83 per night from 3 Oct to 3 Oct
4.4/5Excellent! (943 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Hotel is in a great location between Watford Junction train station, the Warner brothers / Harry potter studios shuttle bus & the town centre restaurants, shops & bars. Hotel staff very friendly & helpful and storing luggage is no problem"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2021

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Holiday Inn Express London-Watford Junction
Great for families
3 out of 5
19 Bridle Path, Watford, England
4.2/5Excellent! (960 reviews)
Families like: free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...
"Very good hotel. New and extremely clean. The staff wasn’t the happiest in the world, but everything went very well. The breakfast is very good"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2021

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Holiday Inn Express London-Watford Junction
Best Western White House Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
27-31 Upton Road, Watford, England
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £64 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (623 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...
"Rooms were clean and nicely decorated. Staff were really helpful. Hotel is on a road which seemed quite noisy. Bed dipped in the middle so had a stiff back in the morning."

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2021

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Hilton London Watford
Great for families
4 out of 5
Elton Way, Watford, England
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night from 10 Oct to 10 Oct
3.8/5Good! (970 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"We had a brief stay. We chose this hotel to travel to the Harry Potter Studios which was a good base as only 15 mins drive away. The hotel was clean, comfortable and staff friendly. I thought the food was expensive for what was served in Jamie’s bar so couldn’t recommend that. The breakfast was included ..."

Reviewed on 6 Jun 2021

Hilton London Watford
Mercure London Watford Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
A41 Watford-by-pass, Watford, England
3.3/5 (981 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...
"Hotel is clean and comfortable. Staff were helpful and friendly. It was good value for the price we paid."

Reviewed on 20 Aug 2021

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Where should we stay in Watford?

If you've been thinking about a trip with your children, the welcoming destination of Watford is a good choice. The local tours, golfing and theatres are just a few things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Take to the air and fly into London (LHR-Heathrow), which is located 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre. Watford offers 8 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you'll have a variety of options when deciding where you should stay.

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

Holiday Inn Express London-Watford Junction: Offers a restaurant, free breakfast and laundry facilities. Guests like the comfy beds and clean rooms at this 3-star hotel.

Mercure London Watford Hotel – Features an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. This 4-star hotel is popular with guests for its comfy beds.

Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction – Offers a restaurant, free WiFi and sofa beds. Guests like the quiet location at this 4-star hotel.

Hilton Watford hotel – Offers a restaurant and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 4-star hotel.

When should we visit Watford?

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 Watford.

  • 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: May, April, March and November, with an average rainfall of 1.25 inches
  • Rainiest months: November, September, December and August, with an average rainfall of 2 inches

What should we see and do in Watford?

While you and your family are visiting Watford, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Watford Market and Vicarage Road. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Wembley Stadium, Natural History Museum and Windsor Castle.

Watford is also well-known for its:
  • Tours
  • Restaurants
  • Theatre
  • Shopping
  • Golfing

Getting around Watford

Watford has transport options that will make it easy for your family to get around. Head to Watford Station to catch the metro. If you want to journey outside of the city, hop aboard a train from Watford High Street Station, Watford Junction Station or Bushey Station.

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