11 Of The Best Family Apartments In London

If you’re visiting London long term but don’t want to stay in a hotel, looking at a family apartment in London makes sense (practically and financially).

Perhaps you’re here on business and need somewhere Central, a serviced apartment with mod cons, good transport links and close to attractions and schools.

Most importantly, you need space.

Four of you in one room is fine when you’re here on vacation but if you’re staying in the city for a considerable amount of time, try a family apartment in London.

Our 11 Top Family Apartments In London:

Lancaster Gate Hotel

This spacious townhouse-style apartment is located in the heart of Kensington and Chelsea, close to many of London’s famous attractions.

With two bedrooms, it’s perfect for a large family – it sleeps up to six people and has two bathrooms along with a large living room.

Lancaster Gate Hotel

Facilities include an oven, Nespresso coffee machine, free Wi-Fi and deluxe toiletries. High chairs and cots are available on request.

Close to: Hyde Park, Kensington Place, Harrods.

From £313 per night.

Primestay Fitzrovia Apartments

These spacious apartments are very kid-friendly, as they can accommodate large families of up to eight.

Guests have their own private entrance and an outdoor terrace for entertaining or unwinding after a long day in the City.

Primestay Fitzrovia Apartments

The bathrooms are equipped with a hairdryer, towels and plenty of free toiletries.

Extra beds are available for children 16 and under at an additional charge.

Close to: Oxford Street, Regents Park, National Gallery, London Eye, British Museum.

A three-night stay in a two-bedroom apartment starts at £527.

Citadines Trafalgar Square

If you want the convenience of on-demand services with the privacy of your own room, try an apart-hotel – part hotel, part apartment.

A one-bedroom apartment sleeps four and has a kitchenette plus living and dining area. Larger groups can stay in a two-bedroom apartment which sleeps up to six.

Weekly housekeeping and free Wi-Fi are standard in every apartment, and a daily continental breakfast can be booked at an additional charge.

Useful services such as shopping deliveries and dry cleaning are available on request.

If you want to eat out, family-friendly restaurants Garfunkel’s and Prezzo are close by.

Close to: St James Park, London Eye, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace.

Prices from £404 per night.

MyLo Aldgate Place

A range of luxury three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartments with ample space for larger families.

Full of luxury brands and gadgets (think Siemens appliances and Sonos sound systems), the large floor to ceiling windows offer a spectacular view of the city, and there’s a private garden (a rarity in London) to relax in.

MyLo Aldgate Place

Enjoy a fitness class at the gym or relax on the communal roof.

Close to: Sky Garden, Aldgate Station, Tower of London.

From £916 per week.

Kings Wardrobe Apartments

These apartments are situated in a quiet square, with great transport links to other places in London.

With fully-equipped kitchens and a dining area, pets are welcome at these residences, so you can really make it feel like a home-from-home. Airport transfers can also be arranged.

Kings Wardrobe Apartments

Close to: Southbank, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Borough Market.

Five nights in a two-bedroom apartment start at £1,811.

Basil Street Apartments

Families can stay in a two or three-bedroom/two bathroom apartment depending on the size of their family but note that the two-bedroom apartment has a large balcony that is perfect for dining alfresco.

Basil Street Apartments

In-room spa treatments are available on request, so you can rejuvenate without having to leave your room.

Close to: Harrods, Hyde Park, Royal Albert Hall, Natural History Museum.

From £520 per night.

The Athenaeum Hotel + Residences

The renowned Athenaeum Hotel has family-orientated apartments adjacent to the hotel that provide the ultimate home-from-home experience.

The Athenaeum Hotel + Residences

With your own front door and a range of services to keep little ones happy including bedtime treats, films, activities, and a babysitting service, you won’t want to leave.

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

The residences have bunk beds or sofa beds in the kid’s bedrooms and cots are available on request. Interconnecting family rooms are also available if you have older children or teenagers.

The Athenaeum Hotel + Residences rooms

Close to: Buckingham Palace, Park Lane, Mayfair.

From £807 per night.

Presidential Apartments Kensington

These luxury apartments offer a high standard of service for families at an affordable price.

Perfect for a long or short stay in London, the deluxe, executive and presidential suites sleep up to four people and have a fully fitted kitchen and dining area.

The Presidential Suite has a balcony which overlooks this quaint corner of Kensington.

Presidential Apartments Kensington

Kids films can be borrowed from the hotel’s DVD library and if you don’t fancy cooking, arrange for food to be delivered to your apartment through the hotel.

An on-call concierge team is located at the reception for any enquiries during your stay.

From £220 per night.

Close to: Victoria and Albert Museum, Kensington High Street, Kyoto Garden.

The Harrington

The grand Harrington hotel has a selection of one and two bedroom apartments in the Aparthotel that are ideal for families.

The two-bedroom apartment has two bathrooms (one en-suite), large living area and separate kitchen; luxury appliances include Apple TV and Airplay speakers in every room and Miele kitchen appliances.

Interconnecting one-bedroom apartments can also be requested.

The Residences are for families that plan to stay for longer than five months and offer conveniences like a chauffeur service and on-call medical care.

Residents have complimentary access to the on-site wellness area; the Yoga and Pilates classes are a great way to end a stressful day.

Close to: Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park.

Two-bedroom apartment from £284 per night. Four person apartment from £1,600 per week.

Chelsea Cloisters

Individually-designed apartments combining style and practicality, the two-bedroom apartment sleeps up to five and is ideal for families, as it has a large lounge and dining space and two bathrooms.

Chelsea Cloisters

For an extra luxurious stay, the Penthouses have an open-plan kitchen and lounge area and stunning views across the city. All apartments offer the option of daily maid service, underground parking and on-site dry-cleaning.

You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, as there are four on-site restaurants and bars at the complex.

Close to: Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum.

Two-bedroom apartment from £183 per night.

Dolphin House

These elegant serviced family apartments in London Pimlico are designed to provide the ultimate luxury to guests.

The two-bedroom apartments sleep four and are complete with everything from a pantry-style kitchen with Wedgwood cutlery, to duck down duvets and pillows.

Residents can make use of the restaurant (serving breakfast, lunch and dinner) and award-winning Moroccan spa.

Close to: Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Victoria and Albert Museum, Big Ben.

A two-bedroom apartment starts from £324 per night.

Where do you think offers the best family apartments in London?

  1. 23rd October 2019

    Hey! Thanks for putting this handy information out here. I was planning to take a family vacation in London this year during Christmas and I think we are running late to book hotels so I will be bookmarking your post.

    1. Mads Panchoo
      23rd October 2019

      So glad you found it useful. TLM

  2. 7th December 2019

    Hey Holly, thanks for taking the efforts and sharing this resourceful information piece of information. London is on the bucket list and I and my husband are also planning for a leisure trip in the next month. Will definitely share this information with my husband and plan to book one of the apartments for our stay. Keep sharing!!

    1. Holly-Mae Cheeseman
      7th December 2019

      I’m pleased that you’ve found the article helpful. Hope you enjoy your stay when you visit London.

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