Searching for an ideal hotel is difficult, it gets tougher when you’re staying with family, and it will get even puzzling when you have young kids to stay. Kids are demanding, especially younger ones, they won’t adjust in dead silent places and you shouldn’t take risks with them either. But more importantly, as a parent, you also wouldn’t want to pick a place that isn’t designed for younger guests. Kid-friendly hotels take care of children and teenager needs, they provide amenities such as play areas and babysitting services for your comfortable stay. Our list includes some kid-friendly hotels in London, read along if you’re also planning a trip with your family.
This hotel is suitable for family, hypo-allergic guests as well as those who suffer from some sort of motor disability. The Picadilly, London Eye, Tussaud Museum all are within close proximity. There are plenty of entertainment activities so the kids won’t be bored, little ones can get immersed in the kids club, while your teenagers can go horse riding or bowling. This hotel takes care of children of every age. The family services include indoor entertainment such as board games, books and DVDs, and kids tv channel. Furthermore, for an extra cost, guests can have a babysitting service.
The Athenaeum is a known name, this hotel is ideal for your family stays. It is located in the central region of London and Big Ben is just a mile (or 1.6 kilometers) away. Athenaeum has one on-site restaurant, fitness facilities and even your pets are allowed inside the premises. The hotel provides a crib for every little guest under the age of two. Children under 12 years are provided an extra bed for additional charges. Babysitting services are also offered, and family entertainment provides books, DVDs and board games.
The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences
Address: 116 Piccadilly
Price: from 304 USD
Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Dry cleaning Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Luggage storage Physical distancing in dining areas Physical distancing rules followed Babysitting/child services Family rooms
This five-star hotel lies in a top-rated location; it is situated between Piccadilly and Regent Street so your shopping and sightseeing can happen at the same time. The hotel’s pool and spa features include a swimming pool, where children under the age of 16 are allowed to go, a year-round indoor pool, a jacuzzi, a steam bath, and a massage parlor. This hotel provides a free crib for children under the age of two, however, only one crib is allowed per room. Your pets weighing under 40lbs/18kg can come inside for paying extra and this cost will cover their water bowl, food bucket, and floor matting needs.
The Nadler Kensington is close to every popular London landmarks. This hotel provides a satisfactory family stay and it also facilitates disabled guests. Family rooms in Nadler include a compact kitchenette, so guests can make tea or coffee when they feel. Young children are provided with cribs free of cost, but the number of cribs depends upon the room you select. Your pets are allowed too but you’ll pay an extra amount.
The Resident Kensington (formerly The Nadler Kensington)
Address: 25 Courtfield Gardens
Price: from 75 USD
Family rooms WiFi Facilities for disabled guests Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Dry cleaning Breakfast in the room Food can be delivered to guest accommodation All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
This hotel also lies between the Picadilly and Regent Street, another centrally located hotel on our list. Anyway, the hotel is unique in a way, the staff speaks more than 35 languages, a big plus for receiving guests from several other countries. Health and wellness amenities are plenty and the hotel does provide entertainment and family services. One kid under the age of six can stay for free, sharing the same room and existing bed. A kid-friendly buffet and meal will be provided. Pets are allowed too and there is no extra charge for their lodging.
This safari theme hotel is located in Chessington, a little distance from the central region but at least your parking is free without any reservation. This is a family stay hotel which can facilitate kids and disabled guests. Since the property is massive, the hotel has three on-site restaurants. Family rooms in this hotel have separate children sleeping areas with tv and kids channels. Little guests are provided with free cribs but children between 3 to 15 years must share the existing bed for an extra charge. The number of children allowed depends on the room you select. Pets are disallowed.
Located in the center of London, ‘The Ritz London’ is a hotel from the chain ‘Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company’. The hotel has two British restaurants on-site, where kids can choose their favorite meal. Ritz London also render a number of wellness, entertainment and family services, making it a complete family-friendly package. Children below the age of 16 are provided with an extra bed for free and older teenagers are given an extra bed at an extra fee. Baby cribs are absolutely free. The maximum bed per room depends on the room size. Pets are not allowed. Note here, that The Ritz London has a dress-code rule for entering specific areas of the hotel.
The Ritz London
Address: 150 Piccadilly
Price: from 652 USD
Lift Special diet menus (on request) Board games/puzzles Physical distancing rules followed Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Tour desk Fax/photocopying Heating
This property is located in the heart of London and this boutique-style hotel overlooks the Buckingham Palace, the popular landmarks are also at close range. The hotel has two on-site restaurants. Your pets are allowed on request but charges may apply. Babies under the age of two can stay for free with you, cribs for them are however are not available at Rubens. The hotel offers babysitting and child-care services though.
St. Ermins Hotel is also located in the heart of London, making shopping and exploring easy. The popular landmarks like the Big Ben, London Eye, River Thames etc are located within a mile, it will be an experience if you’d walk to these attractions instead of hiring a taxi. This hotel has one on-site restaurant and some decent family rooms. Children are welcome with you, but baby cribs aren’t available, guests have to share the existing beds with children as no extra beds can be accommodated.
St. Ermin's Hotel, Autograph Collection
Address: 2 Caxton Street
Price: from 263 USD
Parking Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Family rooms Concierge service Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines WiFi available in all areas Air conditioning
Novotel Tower Bridge is located within a walking distance from the Tower of London. This hotel is ideal for a family traveling with kids and also for people with disabilities. The family rooms are big enough, babies up to three-years-old are provided a free crib, and children aged between four to sixteen can share the existing bed for free. No extra beds are provided, hence guests are requested to inquire about the room size and bed space before booking. Pets are allowed at an extra charge.
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Address: 10 Pepys Street
Price: from 112 USD
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Fire extinguishers Ironing service Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Allergy-free room Security alarm Daily housekeeping Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
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