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Family vacations

We know that if your kids are happy you’ll be happy, so we’ve carefully selected a range of family vacations where all your needs are catered for. Our family-friendly hotels often feature little touches to keep your little ones amused too.

With free stays for children, free breakfasts, interconnecting rooms, free bike rental and even a Kids Concierge, our range of hotels are certain to have something to keep your whole family happy. While you’re on vacation with your family let your little princesses’ imaginations run wild at London’s famous palaces and take your little wizards on a magical tour of Harry Potter – check out our experiences and see what’s on when you’re in town. To help you budget for your vacation we offer the option to secure your family vacation with our low deposits when you book early.

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Family friendly hotels in London

Some of our best family hotels in London

The Athenaeum offers a Kids Concierge to plan itineraries before and during your stay, child-size bathrobes and slippers, DVDs, popcorn, soft drinks, age-appropriate books, toys and games, cookies and milk at bedtime, nannies and even free bike rental. Children under 12 stay for free with parents and get breakfasts free too!

Our range of hotels offer extras for families including a special children's turn down service with a teddy bear, colouring kit and treats on the first night at The Royal Horseguards, free stays for children at The Grosvenor (when accompanied by a paying adult), ‘kids eat free’ at The Tower Hotel during select periods, and there are a good choiceof interconnecting and family rooms at The Cumberland Hotel.

Novotel hotels offer free stays and breakfast for kids under 16, family rooms for 2 adults and 2 children, a children’s play area and late check-out on Sundays up to 5pm (subject to availability).

The Rembrandt provides rollaway beds, interconnecting rooms, 1, 2 and 3 bed suites, and babysitting can be arranged in advance. The hotel is in an ideal location for visiting the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum – two family favourites.

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Unforgettable family adventures.

Unforgettable family adventures

By the grand old age of ten, your little darlings can probably ride a bike, do their times tables and beat almost everyone on the games console. But what if they could add sandboarding in the desert, gladiator training in Rome or climbing the Rockies to this list of achievements?

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Three unforgettable beach escapes

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside… unless, of course, it means lying towel to towel with a complete stranger on a packed beach. But if you want to sunbathe in peace, escape Europe’s bucket-and-spade brigade at one of these secret stretches of sand where towel space is guaranteed. Just don’t tell everyone…

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Where families come first

Eiffel Tower Paris.


Spend family vacations on the beaches and eat out in family-friendly tavernas or bring the history books to life and wander around the extraordinary sites our European cities behold.

Child in swimming pool.


On family vacations in the UK the possibilities are endless – visit captivating attractions, pack a picnic for the park, catch a musical or rent a car and explore the countryside and the glorious beaches.

Father and child in hammock.


Africa offers so much for families with it's natural and ancient wonders. Go on safari in search of the Big 5, understand indigenous cultures or go up Table Mountain, Africa truly has something for everyone?

Family playing on beach.

Middle East

Flight times from London are shorter than many long-haul routes and the time difference is kinder too. Choose our family-friendly resorts, which offer fantastic facilities and plenty of shaded activities.

Children on a fairground ride.


On family vacations to Asia explore cosmospolitan cities and white sand beaches  – visit captivating temples, go trekking in the rainforest or view fantastic wildlife.

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