If London is your next destination for a family trip. You have a great choice for that when this city is good for travel at any time. However, the best time to travel in London should be from mid – April to September. In order to make your trip better, you should plan your accommodations and something to do in London before your trip. Whereby, the hotels should be booked early. Because there are only a few best family hotels in London that you can consider. These family-friendly hotels are often full in advance, thus, books in advance will help you to prepare your trip better.
Furthermore, you also need to search for some London neighborhood good for families. Whereby, the most favorite area such as Bankside, South Bank, and London Waterloo always on top of the list. Besides that, South Kensington also a good location with some kid-friendly museums and near Hyde Park. In the end, the best accommodation also quite important for a trip with kids. Let check out which ones are suitable for your family.
1. The Pack And Carriage London
First of all, the architecture and design of this hotel is so British style. They have a great location near many supermarkets and restaurants. Besides that, it also near some Tube Station that you can choose which one is suitable for your visit. This is one of the top family hotels in London. Most of the iconic landmarks of London also around this hotel within under 5 km. Furthermore, the hotel has a kids meals and a kid-friendly buffet that you can choose for your kids. However, the hotel doesn’t have a crib and extra bed since there is no capacity for cribs. It is good for a family with kids from 5 years old above.
2. Lancaster Gate Hotel
The major design style of The Lancaster Gate Hotel is modern with a spacious bedroom and family room when required. This always a good choice for a family hotel in London. Whereby, the hotel located quite near Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens that is just opposite the road. It is near most of the Tube Station and only 5 minutes walk away from Lancaster Gate Underground Stations! Besides that, the hotel is kid-friendly with Kids’ meals for a small additional charge. Plus, they also provide a free crib for kids from 0-2 years old. It’s also near Kensington Palace that you can walk there.
3. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
It can say an excellent location when it situated in the South Bank area – one of the best neighborhoods for family trips. Therein, it is near many bast things to do in London with kids such as London Aquarium and Shrek’s Adventure. Besides that, Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London has all the convenient things from the location to all facilities. They have a studio twin that is good for a family with one kid. Plus, kids’ meals also can be served with a small additional charge. The great thing is the Kids’ TV channels also available in all rooms. The hotel provides a free crib for kids from 0-3 years old and kids from 13 years old above consider as an adult.
4. Apex City Of London Hotel
This is a 4 stars hotel that is extremely family-friendly. They have a deluxe family room that can accommodate a family with 3 people. Besides that, kids meal also available without an additional fee and they also can serve special diet meals (when request). The location is also pretty near some famous attractions such as Tower Bridge and the London Eye. You can request a crib for free if your kids from 0-2 years old, but extra bed may not provide depend on the spacious of your room.
5. Leonardo Royal London City – Tower Hill
Another 4 stars hotel with an indoor swimming pool. Leonardo Royal London City – Tower Hill has a great location in the center of London. It is very near the train station and only 20 minutes walk from St Paul’s Cathedral. The family room is fit and you can’t request for an extra bed. However, they provide a free crib for kids from 0-2 years old. Overview, the room is not so spacious but all the facilities and convenient inside the hotel are great. Therein, they have a gym, spa, and restaurant.
6. Kings Cross Inn Hotel
This is a mid-range hotel with average rates. It really good when you want to save more for your trip but still want to stay near the heart of London. Therein, this hotel has a great location for this rate. It is near the Tube Station and Train Station, just opposite Kings Cross/St Pancras Rail Station. However, this hotel is only suitable when you have kids from 5 years old above since they don’t provide a free crib and the room also can’t accommodate it. However, it is good when you traveling in a family with 4 people or more since they have family room that can accommodate 4-5 people in the same room.
If you don’t want to stay in a hotel and would like to be more flexible than. Then, you can think about staying at a condo hotel or an apartment. Therein, the benefit when you choose a condo hotel or apartment is you can accommodate up to 4 or 5 people in the same place. Hence, there are some condo family hotel and apartment that has a good location in the heart of London at a reasonable price.
7. Marlin Waterloo
Marlin Waterloo is quite a good place with an excellent location in the center of London. It is really near Buckingham Palace and the London Eye and only 10 minutes walk from Lambeth North Tube Station. Therein, there are many supermarkets and restaurants around 0.1 km. Although this is a condo-hotel, but it has all convenient things for a family trip such as a fitness center or restaurant. You also can request a free crib for kids from 0-2 years old on-site.
8. Citadines Holborn – Covent Garden London
Another choice for the condo hotel is Citadines Holborn – Covent Garden London. The location situated near the junction of High Holborn and Kingsway. It only 5 minutes walk to Holborn Tube Station. Besides the good location, this condo-hotel is good for a family trip that they can offer any your request. Therein, you can request a free crib for kids from 0-2 years old. Plus, an extra bed for kids from 3 years old above also can be provided with a surcharge £30 per person per night. Furthermore, they also offer free books, DVDs & music for kids or board games/puzzles that your family can enjoy your free time together.
9. Chelsea Bridge Apartments
Chelsea Bridge is one of the best apartment that is suitable for a family trip. The location is really good when you can easy to reach Chelsea Bridge and Victoria Coach Station. Within this area, there are many restaurants and supermarkets that you can find something for your meal easy. It’s also near the shopping heaven on Oxford Street. However, the great thing is you can request a crib or extra bed for kids from 0-2 years old for free. Besides that, they also can provide an extra bed for kids from 3 years old above with surcharge £35 per child per night.
10. LCS Exeter Street Apartments
LCS Exeter Street Apartments is a luxury apartment for those who love to enjoy your space staying and the excellent location. It only 10 minutes walk to London Transport Museum and very near the Lyceum Theatre. Furthermore, this apartment also has a terrace that your family can enjoy a tea break for a nice weather afternoon. It is very convenient for many grocery stores around. The apartment is quite spacious and nice. You can request a free crib for kids from 0-3 years old in advance and kids from 4 years old will be considered as adults.
Most of the family hotels in London will be full in peak season. Therefore, if you would like to find a good one, you should book in advance to reserve it. However, if you miss your desire hotel. A condo hotel or an apartment should be your option B with a much good deal and excellent location too! Let make your trip more fun and convenient with a ton of selection.