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Hilton London Watford
4 out of 5
Elton Way, Watford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £81 per night
1.66 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (1,296 reviews)

"The room was spectacular, the staff are warm welcoming and friendly, they genuinely care about each customer. Would definitely visit again"…"

Reviewed on 29 Feb 2020

Hilton London Watford
St Johns Road Apartments
3.5 out of 5
17 & 19 St Johns Road, Watford, England
The price is £197 per night
0.37 mi from city centre
3.3/5 (3 reviews)
It is as it looks

"Well positioned a short walk from Watford Junction, the apartment is spacious, clean and well furnished. Could easily accommodate more than the 4 people (2 adults, 2 kids) in our party. I booked this apartment very late (3 hours before I was due to arrive) yet had absolutely no problems getting in ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Mar 2019

St Johns Road Apartments
Jurys Inn London Watford
4 out of 5
31-35 Clarendon Road, Watford, England
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0.17 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (1,155 reviews)

"Bar staff & waiter on Thursday night not overly polite, but otherwise good."…"

Reviewed on 7 Mar 2020

Jurys Inn London Watford
Upton Road Apartments
4 out of 5
Flat 5, 18 Upton Road, Watford, England
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0.2 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)
Fantastic and thoroughly enjoyable stay 😀

"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Flat 8, Clarendon Road. Everything from the apartment itself, it’s location, Tope and Karina were amazing. I would highly recommend it."…"

Reviewed on 30 Aug 2019

Upton Road Apartments
Modern Apartment, Wilmington Close
4 out of 5
57, 80 and 111 Wilmington Close, Watford, England
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0.17 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"excellent value"…"

Reviewed on 20 Apr 2018

Modern Apartment, Wilmington Close
Mercure London Watford Hotel
4 out of 5
A41 Watford-by-pass, Watford, England
The price is £58 per night
2.02 mi from city centre
3.2/5 (1,129 reviews)
Not keen on open plan toilets

"The room was clean and tidy but not keen on the open plan shower and toilet facilities in our room. Luckily I was there with my wife however if I had been on a business trip sharing with a colleague it would have been a bit awkward"…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

Mercure London Watford Hotel
Le Grove Apartments
4 out of 5
65-67 Clarendon Road, Watford, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £76 per night
0.44 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (41 reviews)

"Property was extremely clean, had fantastic staff and brilliant location. Both Aruman and Paulina were extremely helpful and went out there way to help. Apartment was spotless and had everything you needed. highly recommend."…"

Reviewed on 5 Apr 2020

Le Grove Apartments
Best Western White House Hotel
3 out of 5
27-31 Upton Road, Watford, England
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0.23 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (575 reviews)

"Very helpful staff will definitely use in the future"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Best Western White House Hotel
Astrop House
3.5 out of 5
175 Queen's Road, Watford, England
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0.39 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Perfect for larger families and/or friends.

"Only part of our group was able to stay in this large home due to travel restrictions with the corona virus pandemic. Perfect for large families and very spacious. Close to rail into London. We would stay here again."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

Astrop House
Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction
4 out of 5
65-67 Clarendon Road, Watford, England
Free cancellation
The price is £75 per night
0.49 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (319 reviews)

"Convenient for station and buses to Warner Bros studios. Clean and welcoming, good breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 12 Apr 2020

Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction
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Visiting Watford

Travellers to Watford give high marks for the local tours, top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, cafes and spas. Around the area, top sights include Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, SSE Arena, Wembley and Wembley Stadium.

  • There are 44 hotels and other accommodation options in Watford
  • The closest major airport is in London (LHR-Heathrow), 13 mi (20.9 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in London (LTN-Luton), 15.4 mi (24.9 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Watford

The city is well liked for its places to shop, and Watford Market is a favourite for retail therapy. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Warner Bros. Studio Tour London and Vicarage Road.

As you plan your holiday, you'll find 44 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Watford. Below are top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a fitness centre, along with free WiFi. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its family-friendly amenities and overall value.
  • The Grove - Our customers like the dining options and breakfast at this hotel. With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a full-service spa and a golf course, along with free WiFi.
  • Jurys Inn London Watford - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its central location and helpful staff.

Outside the city, popular places to visit include SSE Arena, Wembley, 8.4 mi/13.5 km from the city centre, and Wembley Stadium, which is 8.4 mi (13.5 km) away.

Getting around Watford

With so many transport options, exploring all of Watford is a breeze. Head to Watford Station to catch the metro. If you want to journey outside the city, hop aboard a train from Watford High Street Station, Watford Junction Station or Bushey Station.

Dressing for Watford

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 12°C and the night-time average to be 2°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 21°C during the day and 4°C at night
  • July to September averages 22°C during the day and 9°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 16°C during the day and 3°C at night
  • Watford gets about 21 millimetres of rain per year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 21°C, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 2°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Watford?
The Grove is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and a golf course. Other top choices based on reviews include Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction and Best Western White House Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Watford, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are fully refundable as long as you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and get a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals in Watford.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Watford?
Based on reviews, Holiday Inn London - Watford Junction is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Jurys Inn London Watford and Hilton London Watford.
What's the best accommodation option for a family trip to Watford?
Holiday Inn Express London-Watford Junction is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and free breakfast. Other options for your stay with the children include The Grove and Best Western White House Hotel. Also, children of all ages will enjoy a visit to Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.
What's the best hotel for couples in Watford?
The Grove is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and an al fresco restaurant. Another good option for a stay with your sweetheart is Hilton London Watford.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Watford?
Mercure London Watford Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a full-service spa and a restaurant for its human guests.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Watford?
The Grove is a 5-star hotel with 2 restaurants and 3 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Another upscale choice for your trip is Hilton London Watford.
What is the best spa hotel in Watford?
The Grove is a top luxury spa hotel featuring 3 bars, a golf course, an indoor pool and a fitness centre. Spend an afternoon at the spa where you’ll find facials, body scrubs and deep-tissue massages. Other popular spa hotels in Watford include Hilton London Watford and Mercure London Watford Hotel.
What's it like to stay in Watford?
Travellers to Watford give high marks for the local tours, top-notch restaurants and lively bar scene. Tourists who journey to this welcoming city can discover its shopping, cafes and spas. Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, SSE Arena, Wembley and Wembley Stadium are some of the top sights around the area. In Watford, there are 89 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Watford?
Favourite places to visit include Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, Watford Market and Vicarage Road. You’ll also find SSE Arena, Wembley and Wembley Stadium in the area.
How should I get around Watford?
Head to Watford Station for metro travel. If you want to travel outside the city, take a train from Watford High Street Station, Watford Junction Station or Bushey Station.
What's the weather like in Watford?
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 Watford is 592 mm.

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