Family-friendly hotels in London

If you're travelling with children, check into one of these London family hotels.
A family of two adults and two children relaxes in one of Park Plaza County Hall's rooms.
A family room at Park Plaza County Hall London. Image courtesy of Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts

Are you planning your family holiday in London? Book one of London's best family-friendly hotels, which have a range of special features to help your stay run smoothly.

Many of the best options for family accommodation in London have cots, family rooms and babysitting services; while the best family hotels in London go even further, offering kids concierge services, games, bike hire and even free cookies!

Discover the best area to stay in London with family for your needs; whether it's near the top things to do for kids; or in a handy location for a walk in the park, these family friendly hotels in London provide the perfect base.

London hotels with family rooms exist for every budget, so take a look at cheap family hotels in London, as well as other cheap accommodation options; or, for more flexibility when travelling with children, opt for an apartment or self-catering accommodation.

Browse our favourite kid friendly hotels in London below, find the best family hotels in London at hotels.london or discover more options for where to stay in London.

1. Melia White House

Let the kids feel grown-up with their own check-in area at Melia White House, which is close to Regent’s Park and ZSL London Zoo. There are also treats such as an ice cream voucher, cookies at turndown and activities in its kids club. Stay in a family room, which accommodates two adults plus two children under the age of 11 for no additional charge.

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Prices from £141.00 Book now

2. Athenaeum

Rely on the Athenaeum's kids concierge for the perfect family stay in London. Even before you arrive at this Mayfair family hotel in London, they'll be in touch to make sure your kids have their favourite DVDs, treats and more to keep them happy. Once settled into your family room or one of its family apartments, they can arrange your perfect itinerary, from bike hire to theatre tickets.

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Prices from £230.64 Book now

3. Le Meridien Piccadilly

Children reading books from Le Meridien Piccadilly's kids' library. Image courtesy of Le Meridien Piccadilly.
Le Meridien Piccadilly's kids' library. Image courtesy of Le Meridien Piccadilly.
Hunt for the secret children’s book library at family-focused Le Meridien Piccadilly. You’ll find plenty of literary works for the little ones at this West End hotel, which also allows kids under-12 to eat for free (when dining with an adult), offers a dedicated kids buffet breakfast, and gives families 50% off a second room. Read More
Prices from £195.50 Book now

4. The Nadler Kensington

Relax in one of The Nadler Kensington's large family rooms in London, which can sleep up to four people. Perfect for a reasonably-priced family holiday, the Nadler has no extra charge for baby cots, and there's also a mini kitchen so you can prepare your own light meals and snacks. The west London hotel is also close to two Tube stations, making it easy to get around.

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Prices from £85.50 Book now

5. St James's Hotel and Club

Children play with the head of the Kids Concierge at St James's Hotel & Club. Image courtesy of St James's Hotel & Club.
St James's Hotel & Club Kids Concierge. Image courtesy of St James's Hotel & Club.

Cater to all your family's needs at St James's Hotel and Club, one of the best child-friendly hotels in London. The hotel's Kids Concierge can help you plan family days out, while adults can enjoy the hotel's quiet location on a peaceful cul-de-sac off St James's Street. Inter-connecting rooms at this stylish hotel are available on request.

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Prices from £265.00 Book now

6. Brown's Hotel

Spoil the kids with lots of treats at Brown's Hotel in Mayfair. Little ones will love the teddy bear in the room, baby bath products and even a rubber duck in the bathroom. Meanwhile, older kids can feel really grown-up with comment cards, special spa treatments and plenty of games. Parents can also unwind with a 24-hour babysitting service - the key to stress-free London breaks for families.

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Prices from £640.00 Book now

7. Chessington Safari Hotel

Turn a visit to Chessington World of Adventures into a family holiday at Chessington Safari Hotel. Featuring some of the most unusual family rooms in London, kids will love staying in themed rooms ranging from the African savanna to The Gruffalo, before having breakfast overlooking the animals of the Wanyama Reserve and getting into the theme park before it opens.

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Prices from £93.79 Book now

8. The Ritz

Allow the kids to be pampered at The Ritz. Children can enjoy in-room age-appropriate books, computer games and DVDs; and are given a welcome gift and their own bathrobes and slippers. The Piccadilly hotel offers interconnecting rooms, babysitting and complimentary cots, while under-15s can stay for free in their parents’ bedroom, depending on the room type. Read More
Prices from £475.20 Book now

9. The Rubens at the Palace

Book the kids in for a royal treat at The Rubens at the Palace, which has its own Director of Fun and Adventure, and activities such as cupcake decorating. Kids under 12 years of age stay and eat for free when with an adult. And there's also a 6pm checkout on Sundays, allowing you a hassle-free time exploring London's top family attractions.

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Prices from £152.25 Book now

10. St Ermin's Hotel

Discover St Ermin's Hotel’s unique terrace housing bee hives with live bees, and take part in exciting workshops, or test your family’s undercover abilities with the Budding Bonds package. To keep the fairytale going, all children staying in the Westminster hotel's spacious family rooms are given a fun illustrated book.

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Prices from £183.20 Book now

11. Novotel

Reserve one of Novotel's family rooms that can house two adults and two children. Accommodation and breakfast are free for under-16s (for up to two children when staying in their parents' room). You can also enjoy a late check-out at 5pm on a Sunday; and while you lie in, the kids can entertain themselves with the Cartoon Network or have fun in play areas.

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12. Park Plaza

A family of two adults and two children relaxes in one of Park Plaza County Hall's rooms.
A family room at Park Plaza County Hall London. Image courtesy of Park Plaza Hotels & Resorts

Enjoy a stress-free family break in London with Park Plaza, where rooms are designed with families in mind. Offering pull-out sofa beds, kitchenettes and separate TVs in the bedroom and living area in some hotels, these family hotels in London allow plenty of space to relax. Book a Family Getaway package including free breakfast for kids, children's gift bag, vouchers and activities.

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13. Premier Inn

Spread out in Premier Inn's spacious family rooms, which accommodate the whole family comfortably. As well as a king-size bed for the adults, each room can have up to two sofa beds for children under 16, free of charge. Baby cots are also available for free and kids under 16 get a free breakfast as well.

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14. Travelodge

Find budget family accommodation all over London with Travelodge. Book a family room, which includes a double bed, single sofa bed and pull out bed,  suitable  for two adults and two children. The kids can also have the perfect start to the day with a free all-you-can eat breakfast (when accompanied by a paying adult).

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