Cheap family hotels in the UK

cheap family hotels in 2013

Cheap family hotels in the UK are hard to come by. Many are geared for single travelers or couples and many family-centered hotels are expensive. We have scoured the whole country to find you cheap family hotels in the UK that are inexpensive and yet quality driven.

Cheap family hotels in UK: London


Lake District
Other cheap family hotels in UK
Mid-price range family hotels in UK

Cheap family hotels in the UK: London

London family hotels

Family hotels from £40: London is now in your pocket with £40 for two at Do check out their Special Offers that extend to many other cheap family hotels in the UK. You should also check out this Hotel in Windermere if you are travelin gin the area.


Blackpool family hotelsBlackpool seems like a city with one of the largest number of cheap family hotels in UK. You can choose from the all new 4D cinema and SKYWALK at the Blackpool Tower Eye or capture lifelong memories on the pier.

  • Premier Inn Blackpool: Boasting family rooms from only £29, this is by far the best deal to be had in the city. Minutes away from local attractions and connected through the historic Blackpool trams, the Premier Inn is a perfect base from which to explore the city.


Manchester family hotelsA beehive of activities for the whole family from the outdoorsy and hard to pronounce Wythenshawe Park to the Manchester City FC museum and stadium tour, the city prides itself on a little bit of fun for everyone. It has several sights to see. No wonder it is a popular base for cheap family hotels in the UK.

  • The LS Lowry museum, the Imperial War Museum and the world famous Old Trafford football stadium are all within walking distance of the Old Trafford Premier Inn. Family rooms start at £39 with modern matching interiors, comfortable beds and child-friendly hotel staff.

  • Britannia Manchester: With cheap family hotel rooms starting at just £29 at the 3* Britannia Hotel Manchester City Centre, the price is a steal. Be spoilt for choice with dining options ranging from Jenny’s Carvery to the Pizzeria Restaurant.

  • Hotels from only £19.50 come as a surprise, especially seeing as they are kitted up with swimming pools, saunas, gyms and spas. This has to be one of the cheapest family hotel deals in the UK.

Family hotels in Scotland

From the picture book castles of the lowlands, the lochs and the thick forests to the rugged and wild north, Scotland has always been an outdoor holiday haven for those looking for value family hotels in UK.

  • Family room in a hostel: One of the best kept secrets when holidaying in Scotland with your family is making use of family accommodation in hostels. Cheap family hotels don’t come easy. Many of these have a strict no stag/hen party rules and take pride in offering rooms to families. Imagine vacationing in a 4* hotel in the very heart of Edinburgh. Take in cobbled streets, magnificent views of the castle and legendary Scottish hospitality from just £23pp.
  • Cheap family hotels in the Highlands: A family room in Newtonmore, an idyllic village set in the heart of highlands, starts at only £29.50. Flanked by rugged mountains, crystal clear lochs and thick forests, this place is a beehive of outdoor family activities.


Sea, surf and sunshine abound in the family friendly county of Cornwall.

  • Truro: A wonderful and uniquely Cornish place, Truro has a whole host to offer the family. For just £39 for a family room you can soak in the sea-salt atmosphere of this lovely town. Whether, it’s the traditional markets in the city centre, the picture perfect Trelissick Gardens, or concerts and plays at the historic Truro cathedral, the town has something for everyone. Home to one of the only five chain link ferries in England, the King Harry Ferry offers a scenic crossing across Cornwall’s deepest and most beautiful river, the River Fal.

  • 3* accommodation from £59: A 3* hotel in Cornwall need not be an expensive affair. Now you can choose from cheap family hotels in Cornwall.


DevonBeautiful Devon is the perfect outdoorsy holiday destination for families. Picture perfect villages, thatched cottages, tea rooms and white sandy beaches mean that there is something for everyone looking for a cheap family hotels in the UK.

Torquay from just £29: This has to be one of those delightful rare finds that everyone dreams of. White-washed 18th century exteriors, ten minutes from the town centre and right on the seafront; the best part is that family rooms start from only £29.

Lake District

If you want your family to experience the best of British scenery – the very same that William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter swore by – then this is the place to go. The Lake District is one of the best destinations for a family holiday. Wide open spaces, charming traffic free villages, cheap family hotels and outdoor activities to your heart’s content are just a click away in this haven for cheap family hotels in UK.

  • Cheap family hotels in the Lake District from only £25: Whether it is a stay in Alston – the highest market town in England with its ever so charming streets and surrounded by wild rugged fells – or the busy and bustling Buttermere, theLake District is full of hidden gems. Now you can get cheap family hotels from only £29.

  • Kendal Central: If you are planning a family trip to the Lake District then Kendal is a good place to start. The Gateway to the Lake District is much more than mint cake, pipe tobacco and grey limestone. The Kendal railway station connects to Windermere and the town is brimming with attractions. Take your pick from the Kendal Museum featuring geological artefacts, the haunting ruins of Kendal Castle and charming little bakeries and coffee shops dotted around the town.

  • Lake Windermere – with its classic scenery, cheerful steamers and its rugged yet friendly terrain – it is a perfect place for a family break. As an added bonus the largest lake in England also hosts its own lake monster: Bownessie!


Ah, sunny Bournemouth! Explore the Coastal Activity Park and get kayaking with the family or take an amble on the beautiful Boscombe Beach.


Bournemouth Westcliffe: Enjoy family rooms from only £39 at the Bournemouth Westcliffe. The hotel is within walking distance to local attractions including the seaside, the Bournemouth International Centre and Russell Coates Art Museum, and is a short drive away from the Paultons Family Theme Park. Take your kids to the award-winning Littledown Centre nearby with waterslides, landscaped parkland and a miniature railway.


yorkYork with its Minster, the winding streets, colorful markets and child-friendly pubs is a firm favourite for a those looking for cheap family hotels and getaways in the UK

  • City-centre accomodation from only £29: York is known for being an affordable destination and cheap family hotels are available at all times of the year. With inexpensive city-centre rooms for the family, you can do so much, including exploring the old rugged walls of the city, catching up with a fresh box of fish and chips and spending a day out at the National Railway Museum.

  • Brighton

    brightonGo trundling up and down the rides at Brighton Pier, dive into a family-sized bowl of fish and chips or take a behind-the-scenes tour at the Sealife Centre.

    • Brighton City Centre: Save in style and in the very heart of Brighton, just five minutes away from the seaside and the pier. Family rooms start from just £49 and feature all the creature comforts for the family. The pebble beach is, well, a stone’s throw away and if you want to get away from the bustling city centre there is always the delightful Sussex countryside with walks, castles, gardens and forts just moments away from the city.

    Other cheap family hotels in UK

    We all know that Britain is much much more than cities. The countryside is begging to be explored. There are coves in Cornwall where kids can play pirates, dolphin watching in the Western Isles of Scotland and delightful steam railways in Wales. So how do you find those elusive cheap family hotels in UK?

    Well, the trick is to search smartly. We will show you how:

    Premier Inn: Your very first port of call when searching for cheap family hotels in the UK should be a Premier Inn. With hotels in and near every major city, incredibly affordable rooms to offer and committed to being family friendly, they offer the best value for money of any hotel chain in the UK.

    Cottages by the Coast: One of the best tricks of getting a good accommodation deal if you are travelling with family and plan to visit for a week or so is to book a self-catering cottage. The savings are enormous per family member. For example charming little cottages peppered around Devon are up for grabs for just £47 a day. Sleeping up to five, the cost per family member per day is just £9.40!

    Two nights for two of you costs just £99: Fancy getting away from it all? How about a country retreat? Better still, how about it being heavily discounted? You can take your pick from over 200 hotels ranging from the city-centre to serene rural getaways.

    Mid-range family hotels in UK

    Is that the rustling of some extra cash that we hear? Well, you don’t have to shell out buckets for a mid-range family hotel in UK these days; at least not if you are savvy about it. If you book early enough, you can get hotel rooms at very affordable prices. Even if you are booking at the very last minute, you can still wring out the best deals by looking in the right places.

    BritanniaBritannia Hotels: A good place to look for great deals for families in city centres across the UK are Britannia Hotels. Many of the hotels have health and leisure spas, are pet friendly and host live family entertainment in the evenings.

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