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Featured Winchester Family-Friendly Hotels

Holiday Inn Winchester
4 out of 5
Telegraph Way Morn Hill, Winchester, England
Free cancellation
£71
per night
8 Nov-9 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (401 reviews)

"Spacious room. Very clean. Staff extremely polite and helpful"…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

Holiday Inn Winchester
The Running Horse
4 out of 5
88 Main Road, Littleton, Winchester, England
Free cancellation
£69
per night
5 Nov-6 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (64 reviews)
Great staff running this place

"Had a lovely stay here, made even better by the team running it. Rooms are a good size, clean with a shower cubicle in the bathroom."…"

Reviewed on 12 May 2019

The Running Horse
The Winchester Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
Worthy Lane, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£79
per night
20 Oct-21 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (679 reviews)

"We were staying here for our wedding anniversary and the hotel arranged both a free upgrade to a suite and also a glass of prosecco with our meal. All the staff were friendly and couldn't do enough to make sure our stay was memorable."…"

Reviewed on 29 Sep 2019

The Winchester Hotel & Spa
Lainston House Hotel
5 out of 5
Woodman Lane, Sparsholt, Winchester, England
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£162
per night
8 Nov-9 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (184 reviews)

"Taking the bikes for a ride around the grounds and the surrounding forest was quite lovely"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2019

Lainston House Hotel
Norton Park
4 out of 5
Sutton Scotney, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£94
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4.1/5Very Good! (588 reviews)

"Lovely hotel stayed here for a wedding. Very far away from everything but beautiful English hideaway."…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2019

Norton Park
Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel
4 out of 5
Paternoster Row, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£50
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
3.7/5Good! (819 reviews)

"A central location which was a plus. Noisy position at front of hotel initially but was moved to quieter room at rear of hotel. Much better sleep last evening. Pillows a bit hard. Food fine."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep 2019

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Sutton Scotney South
3 out of 5
Sutton Scotney Motorways Services, A34 By-Pass, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£34
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4/5Very Good! (94 reviews)

"Great you could take a dog. Pillows hard. Overall fine."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Sutton Scotney South
The Swingate Inn
Deal Road, Swingate, Dover, Kent
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Winchester Royal Hotel
4 out of 5
St Peter Street, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£80
per night
24 Oct-25 Oct
4.1/5Very Good! (942 reviews)

"Great location, friendly staff, very comfortable beds."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Winchester Royal Hotel
Days Inn by Wyndham Winchester M3
2.5 out of 5
Moto Motorway Service Area, Shroner Wood, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£38
per night
3 Nov-4 Nov
3.7/5Good! (429 reviews)

"Staff very good, friendly, helpful & kind. TV channels was very poor, kept coming up no signal. But the place was very clean & comfortable."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Winchester M3
Days Inn by Wyndham Sutton Scotney North
2.5 out of 5
Sutton Scotney Motorways Service, A34 By-Pass, Winchester, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
£47
per night
24 Oct-25 Oct
3.6/5Good! (71 reviews)

"The staff were not that helpful. There were wood lice everywhere"…"

Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019

Days Inn by Wyndham Sutton Scotney North
Wykeham Arms
4 out of 5
75 Kingsgate Street, Winchester, England
£94
per night
10 Nov-11 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (147 reviews)

"Very handy for the City Centre and Cathedral - and with parking! Excellent breakfast and every comfort provided."…"

Reviewed on 14 Oct 2019

Wykeham Arms
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Where should we stay in Winchester?

You may want to consider the historic destination of Winchester if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The zoo, museums and festivals are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Take to the air and fly into Southampton (SOU), which is the closest airport, or Bournemouth (BOH-Bournemouth Intl.), which is located 29.9 mi (48.1 km) from the city centre. Winchester offers 15 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 this accommodation:

Mercure Wessex Winchester Hotel: Offers a restaurant, free WiFi and free cots. This hotel is rated 4 stars.

When should we visit Winchester?

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 Winchester.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 21°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March and December, with an average temperature of 4°F
  • Driest months: April, May, January and June, with an average rainfall of 1.75 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, September and May, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Winchester?

Westgate Museum and Theatre Royal Winchester are interesting attractions that you and your family may enjoy exploring while you are staying in Winchester. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Great Hall, Winchester Cathedral and Southampton Maritime Museum.

Winchester is also well-known for its:
  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Gardens
  • Monuments
  • University life
  • Festivals

Getting around Winchester

If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Winchester Station, Winchester Shawford Station or Winchester Micheldever Station. Winchester might not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

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