Where in London the family-friendly hotels are? This would be your prime concern before your departure to London as a tourist. If you seek the assistance of Google for recommendations of areas where the best family-friendly hotels are located, you will be bombarded with suggestions that will get you nowhere.
London is too big a city to narrow down areas as best or convenient. You will find family-friendly hotels in most of the central places in London that are convenient for tourists to roam around the big city, visit all the landmarks that are mentioned in the travel brochure, find the restaurants that have received lots of positive reviews, and the bus and railway stations are only a few minutes walk away.
Depending on your budget and your sightseeing interest, you can book your hotel in a recommended locality where there are other hotels that are more expensive than your chosen hotel. Therefore, your hotel booking is based invariably on your affordability.
What I mean to say is that in any given area, you will find hotels of different luxuries and pricing.
After your Google search, you will come across the names of neighborhoods where hotels that are best suited to stay with your family. I have listed out the names of some of those areas below. See if something rings a bell.
- Convent Garden
- West End
- King’s Cross
Read further that will help you to decide the locations to find family-friendly hotels in London.
1. Family-Friendly Hotels in and Around Covent Garden, London
Several tourists to London have some ideas about theaters in London that they might have widely read. They have arrived in London with big expectations. For them, the Convent Garden is a top location as there are numerous theaters and art galleries.
Moreover, you can find restaurants that you can boast of having eaten there. Apart from finding a vibrant nightlife in Covent Garden area, the proximity to board any public local conveyance is an added point to book your hotel in Covent Garden.
Every hotel in Covent Garden is just ideal to stay with your family.
Recommended hotels in Covent Garden are:
- St Martins Lane London Hotel
- Covent Garden Hotel
- The Fielding Hotel
- Strand Palace Hotel
- Seven Dials Hotel
2. Family-Friendly Hotels Around Fitzrovia, London
This area with family-friendly hotels in London is located a short distance from West End. Fitzrovia locality is good for book lovers and those with a taste for history and museums. Yes, the celebrated Madame Tussauds wax museum is located in the Fitzrovia area only.
Though Fitzrovia is not far off from the elite West End neighborhood, its accommodations would be to your liking. Certainly, you will notice you are smiling when you browse through the available hotels in Fitzrovia and their rates per night.
Recommended hotels in Fitzrovia, London.
- Rathbone Hotel
- Grange Langham Hotel
- Fitzrovia Belle
- Sanderson Hotel
- Saint Georges Hotel
3. Family-Friendly Hotels in Mayfair, West End, London
Ah, the Mayfair! It is a well-known name to all of us. An affluent area where once resided the city’s who’s is who, now transformed into a commercial area with hotels, offices and even embassies. Prominent landmarks of London such the Hyde Park, Oxford Street, and the Piccadilly are near Mayfair in the London’s City of Westminster.
Mayfair is so affluent that it is one of the most expensive localities in the world.
Here are the five hotels in the Mayfair area in London where the world’s most influential people stay.
- Grosvenor House Hotel
- Marriott Hotel
- Mayfair Hotel
- The Ritz
All the above hotels in London’s Mayfair area are great for family tourists.
4. Friendly Hotels Around Victoria, London
Victoria is the area of London that is the center of extensive transportation network of London such as rail and tube. In addition, it is the hub of the famous Victoria Coach Station (the bus terminal).
The existence of the British Passport Office in this elite area has invited top hoteliers to build their chain family-friendly hotels and restaurants.
The whole Victoria area is buzzing always with frenetic activity of the local residents and eager tourists who with their mouth agape watch in awe the real London life.
Other important landmarks of London in and around Victoria are:
- Gatwick Express
- Cardinal Place shopping center
- Buckingham Palace
- Apollo Victoria Theater
- Westminster Cathedral
Wow! Victoria should be my choice of finding a hotel to stay in London.
Recommended family hotels in Victoria, London
- DoubleTree Hilton Hotel
- Park Plaza
- Grosvenor Hotel
- Nadler Victoria
- Hanover Hotel
5. Best Family Hotels in Kensington Area, London
The name ‘Kensington’ is synonymous to London. If you want to see the following landmarks in London as a tourist, then, Kensington is your area to find the hotels that fit your budget.
- Kensington Gardens
(ah, a typical British style garden in Great Britain)
- Albert Memorial
- Serpentine Gallery
- Speke’s monument
- Imperial College London
- Royal College of Music
- Royal Albert Hall
- Kensington Palace
Kensington is one area where the 5-star and no-star hotels co-exist. Tourists love this area because of hotels that fit different wallet size.
Kensington is a very convenient area to stay for tourists who wish to further tour Europe and apply for visas in the embassies of several countries that are located in the Kensington locality.
- Embassy of Nicaragua
- The Russian Embassy
- Embassy of Israel
- Paraguay Embassy
- Embassy of Senegal
- Embassy of Yemen
And many more embassies.
Recommended family hotels in London.
- Anvi Kensington
- Ambassadors Hotel
- NH Hotels
- Oliver Plaza Hotel
- Rydges Kensington
Here are some more areas in London where tourists can find best hotels to stay with their family:
- South Bank of River Thames and Bankside(near London Bridge)
- Soho (find typical English pubs here)
- Camden (find really cheap accommodation)
- Leicester Square
- Chelsea (very safe to stroll alone)
I hope you find this article about London hotels for families, useful.