14 Family-friendly hotels in London

If you're travelling with children, check into one of these London family hotels.
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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.

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. 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 and treats 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 tickets for fun experiences.

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Prices from £260.00 Book now *

2. 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. Feel as though you're on a safari with breakfast overlooking the animals of the Wanyama Reserve and explore the theme park before it opens.

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Prices from £99.00 Book now *

3. 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 has dedicated family rooms with two queen beds. Kids under 12 can also eat for free (when dining with an adult) and then work it all off in the hotel's large indoor pool. Read More *
Prices from £219.00 Book now *

4. 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 presents on arrival, a special kids' menu and even their own toiletries for a spot of pampering. Stay in a spacious family room, which accommodates two adults plus two children under the age of 11 for no additional charge.

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Prices from £97.00 Book now *

5. 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 Sundays; so while you lie in, the kids can make use of the play area in the lobby.

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6. Park Plaza *

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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7. 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 can indulge in a free breakfast.

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8. The Resident Kensington *

The Resident Kensington Superior Patio room. Image courtesy of Resident Hotels Ltd.

Relax in one of The Resident Kensington's (formerly The Nadler Kensington) rooms in London, which can have extra beds or cots for your little ones at no additional cost. Perfect for a reasonably priced family holiday, The Resident's rooms include 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 £102.00 Book now *

9. The Ritz London *

Kids can enjoy plenty of treats at The Ritz London. Image courtesy of The Ritz London.
Allow the kids to be pampered at The Ritz London. Children can enjoy in-room age-appropriate books, games and DVDs, complimentary treats such as ice cream, and a stylish free breakfast. This Piccadilly hotel offers interconnecting rooms, babysitting and complimentary cots, while under-16s can stay for free in their parents’ bedroom (depending on the room type). Read More *
Prices from £512.40 Book now *

10. 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 who organises 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 £152.80 Book now *

11. St Ermin's Hotel *

Discover St Ermin's Hotel’s unique terrace housing bee hives and a kitchen garden that's perfect for budding gardeners. Sticking to the foodie theme, this Westminster hotel also serves up a dedicated kids' afternoon tea full of tasty treats. There'll be no queue for the shower in the morning, as its family rooms include two bathrooms, and can sleep up to five, including two queen beds and a daybed.

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Prices from £233.00 Book now *

12. Travelodge *

Find budget family accommodation all over London with Travelodge. Book a family room, which includes a king-size bed, two pull out beds and cots on request. The little ones can also have the perfect start to the day with a free all-you-can eat breakfast (under-15s only, when accompanied by a paying adult).

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