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Family Hotels in London
Let's be honest: travelling with children brings on, well, shall we say special challenges? It is truly ideal to book accommodation that will handle all of your travelling needs - even the littlest needs. Whether you plan on touring London for days or weeks with the kids or just taking a weekend holiday, there are hotels that are more than happy to welcome you and your little ones. When there's no surprises, and things on the menu that the kids will eat, and guestrooms that don't have expensive sculptures that look like play areas, it makes for a much more relaxing holiday.
Brown's Hotel London
Located in the centre of Mayfair - mere metres away from Hyde Park - Brown's Hotel of London goes out of its way to accommodate families with children. For starters, the hotel hosts special seasonal activities around all of the major holidays with children in mind, so the little ones can enjoy an Easter egg hunt or a visit from Father Christmas. The luxury hotel offers cots, cribs, changing tables, mobiles, but that's not all they do. Imagine getting your tot through tub time with bubble bath, float toys, child-specific amenities, and child-size robe and slippers. Brown's Hotel also makes going to bed inviting for children, by delivering freshly-baked cookies and milk, placing a fuzzy brown bear on the bed, and by supplying each child with an age-appropriate book that they can fall in love with and take home. Both the onsite restaurants and room service have a special children's menu, making them feel right at home with their beloved favourites.
Bringing your teen to Brown's Hotel London won't be excruciating, either. Interconnecting guestrooms allow them their own space with video gaming consoles, teen-friendly internet access, content-protected television, and free teen magazines.
Brown's Hotel London is a luxury hotel and there's amenities that parents enjoy as well, including a full-service spa with children's services, as well as onsite childcare activities so that mum and dad can have a little alone time. The hotel offers London touring itineraries based on your child's age and special discount family packages on rooms.
Chancery Court Hotel London
The Chancery Court Hotel London is a stunning hotel whose stunning and historic exterior may not look particularly child-friendly on the outside, but the inside tells a different story. The hotel embraces its five-star distinction, taking concierge service to new heights to make your stay - even with children - easy and relaxing. Enjoy airport transfers, laundry service, excursion planning, and in-room dining. Kids big and small adore the chocolate afternoon tea.
The guestrooms start at the basic club-room level and work up to an 80-square metre suite with room for everyone to spread out. Enjoy in-room dining, separate bedrooms, and full kitchen.
The Athenaeum provides a five-star hotel experience to all guests, even the pint-sized ones. The hotel has its own kid concierge with staffs that specialise in making little ones happy by preparing everything they need. If your little one simply cannot sleep without watching Cinderella or reading Goodnight Moon and always has cheese-flavoured crackers before bed, just tell the concierge prior to arrival and they'll have everything on hand to make your stay trouble-free. There's also a kid day planner service that will make sure that your holiday to London lives up to all expectations.
The Athenaeum offers both nanny service and two goofballs named Sharky and George who'll do their best to wear your kids out with high-energy activities such as plate-spinning, water bombs, and parachute games. If you wish to chase the kids on your own, a wide open grassy space is available both at the hotel and at Green Park, which is directly across the road from the hotel.
The five-star luxury hotel has accommodation that suits the needs of everyone, whether you're looking for just a quick overnight stay in central London near Piccadilly Circus or a full-service apartment for a comfortable extended stay. The hotel's restaurant serves a special kids menu that includes pizza, bangers and mash, macaroni and cheese - plus, the kitchen is flexible enough to meet the demands of your child, no matter how fussy.
If you find travelling with children overwhelming and just need a break inside your holiday, staying in a serviced apartment may be the right option for you. Having a fully equipped kitchen, dining space, and large reception to just settle in and watch telly can be a welcome retreat after long days of travelling and touring, especially if your child requires a particular menu. A separate bedroom can be heaven-sent on extended holiday with children. And whilst the kitchen is there for cooking, the maid comes every day except Sunday, so mum and dad get a break. The contemporary apartments provide more than just a hot plate and a microwave - the kitchens are fully modern with stainless steel oven, refridgerator and freezer, cooker hob, dishwasher, electric kettle, and all pots, dishes, and utensils.
196 Bishopsgate is located near the base of Tower Bridge within London's financial district just stone's throw from the Liverpool Street transit station.