10 Best Budget Hotels In Watford, England - Updated 2024

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Stay in Watford and get to London more quickly! Watford is an English town, located 14 miles (22 kilometers) northwest of London. You can find lots of budget hotels here, which gives you accessibility to visit London and its vicinity, including the Warner Bros Studio London, Diagon Alley, Cassiobury Park and Watson Museum. Watford is also located at the cross junction of the River Colne and River Gade, which is an ancient major route from London to the northwest across the River Colne. Take full advantage of the convenience this town gives and save some money when you book these budget hotels.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 02, 2024.

1. Harvest End (from 66 USD/50 GBP)

This apartment is ideal for couples. It features a double en-suite room with a walk-in wardrobe and a dressing area. Harvest End is located conveniently, where Garston Station is only 0.8 kilometers (0.5 miles) away, London Luton Airport is 27.2 kilometers (18 miles) away and Warner Bros Studio Tour London is 4.5 kilometers (2.7 miles) away.

Harvest End

Address: # 1, WD25 9UB Watford, United Kingdom (see map)

Price: from 66 USD/50 GBP

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2. Best Western White House Hotel  (from USD 108)

This three-star hotel offers the best price with great convenience and a number of facilities, including a gym, restaurant, laundry service, and porters. Best Western White House Hotel is located at a well-known tourist area near Vicarage Road, the Watford Palace Theatre and Harlequin Shopping Centre. Guests can easily walk to enjoy the local nightlife with local bars and clubs only minutes away. The hotel is located a short walk from the Watford High Street Railway Station and Watford Tube Station, making it accessible to London and other towns within the tube network.

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Best Western White House Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 27-31 Upton Road
3.92 km (2.5 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

3. Hilton Watford Hotel (from USD 167)

Hilton Watford Hotel is located near the highway exit from M1. It is only 25 minutes from central London and 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the Heathrow Airport. This hotel is the best choice for the business traveler or family vacation. Attractions like Historic St Albans, Hatfield House, Aldenham Country Park, and Watford Center are all less than 15 miles (24 kilometers) away.

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Hilton London Watford

Wifi Available

Address: Elton Way
4.83 km (3.0 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

4. Holiday Inn London Watford Junction (from USD 213)

The Holiday Inn® London - Watford Junction hotel is strategically located only 20 minutes from central London. There are low-priced parking lots near businesses like TK Maxx, KPMG, and Ela. This contemporary hotel features a 60-guest conference room, free WiFi, an open-plan lobby, a bar, a mini-gym, a patio and a restaurant that offers British meals where kids can eat for free. Guests can take a walk to Watford town center, Watford Palace Theatre, and Cassiobury Park.

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Holiday Inn London Watford Junction, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 65-67 Clarendon Road
3.34 km (2.1 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

5. Jurys Inn London Watford (from USD 148)

Jurys Inn Watford on Clarendon Road is perfect for both business and leisure travelers. It is located at Watford’s city center with close proximity to Watford Indoor Market, many restaurants, bars, cafes, high street stores, parks and sports grounds. Watford Junction is just a 7-minute walk from Jurys Inn, and Euston Station is only an 18-minute journey away. Guests who enjoy entertainment can visit Watford Colosseum for a show or a play at the Palace Theatre.

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Leonardo Hotel London Watford

Wifi Available

Address: 31 - 35 Clarendon Road
3.87 km (2.5 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Business centre

6. Lovely terrace home close to Recreational Park (from USD 25)

Valerie’s home is a newly decorated double bedroom, fully furnished with a supply of basic amenities. Guests are served with a Continental style breakfast. It is located conveniently near M1 and M25 motorways, Watford High Street Station, and Watford Junction Station that links to Heathrow and Luton airports. Couples, solo travelers, and business travelers are welcome!

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Watford, England, United Kingdom
4.16 km (2.6 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
378 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good size tv wifi and fresh comfortable room
thoughtful touches in room with hot drink facilities with some cake and biscuits
pleasant host with nice touches to room ie cold drinks in fridge te coffee facility in room
the place is sparkling clean with numerous amenities and the room is cosy and comfortable
lovely house and room with lots of amenities and a welcoming host
clean and perfect as always
clean and tidy as always
great room very clean exactly as advertised
the apartment is clean and very comfortable
very clean friendly and has the nicest towels ever
valerie is a great host
valerie is a superb host
valerie is also a great host
friendly host and lovely thoughtful touches
valerie is a respectful and friendly host
very clean and tidy house only a five minute walk to city centre
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7. Luxury double, 17 minutes to London (from USD 56)

Philippa’s home is a Victorian house in Bushey offering great convenience to London Euston. It is only a five-minute walk to the station. Rooms are fully furnished with basic facilities, and each room is accessible to a large shared kitchen and a hot tub in the garden. Guests can walk to shops, restaurants, Tesco Extra, Harlequin Shopping Centre and Warner Harry Potter Studios.

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Watford, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
5.57 km (3.5 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London
586 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was spotless with a great shower and shampoo/conditioner on the wall
if you are lucky enough to get room 3 then you can get the en-suite
the room and the apartment were lovely we were welcomed very warm and felt comfortable at all times
beautiful room top notch bathroom set up
lovely host and roomevery thing was there as described and breakfast was a nice touch in the morning
nice and clean bedroom and bathroom
sparkling clean warm comfortable and stylish
the room was absolutely clean and beautiful
beautiful house spotless and really homely
it was full of nice touches amazingly clean quiet and really homely
lovely place and super host
helen was extremely helpful will all our questions and made us feel at home
helen was a very warm & welcoming host
hosts were very friendly and welcoming
great place host is very friendly
excellent location easy access into london
beautiful house close to train station
a great location with excellent transport links
right near train station so great location and overall good value for money
great location a short train ride to london and close to the harry potter studios
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8. Double bedroom near central London (from 120 USD/91 GBP)

Natalia shares her home in Greater London, 20 minutes away from central London. This two-bedroom apartment is located near local offices, the London Suburb Watford nightlife, a large shopping center, Warner Bros Studio and Watford Football Club Stadium.

Double bedroom near central London

Price: from 120 USD/91 GBP

Number of Guests: 2

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9. Grove End

This 52-year-old family-run establishment has 11 en-suite rooms offering digital television, a shower, toilet, wash hand basin, hairdryer, and tea and coffee making facilities. Surrounded by a garden, this hostel has its own car park that can accommodate 25 cars, and guests can use it for free. This budget hotel is ideal for business travelers or leisure travelers for a short stay.

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Grove End

Address: 73 Bushey Hall Road
4.95 km (3.1 mi) from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

Designated smoking area CCTV in common areas Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms Parking Pets allowed Fax/photocopying Heating

10. Premier Inn Watford North (from USD 88)

This 45-room hotel is conveniently located only a 30-minute drive from the London Heathrow Airport and a short walk from Garston Railway Station. Premier Inn Watford North also houses a restaurant, a bar and a range of breakfast options. Radlett and Abbots Langley are not too far away from the hotel.

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More affordable stay near London

Watford is popular for commuters going to London. It has its own nightlife and attractions, which makes a stay in Watford more valuable. Accommodations in Watford provide great convenience and great facilities. There is no lack of activities for solo travelers, business travelers, or couples.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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