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Holiday Inn Express London - Watford Junction - Watford - Bedroom
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Best Western White House Hotel - Watford - Lounge
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hilton London Watford
6.5 Okay
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Hindes Hotel
7.6 Good
Free Wi-Fi

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Top tips for finding Watford hotel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Watford, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper hotels in Watford in April and December.
  • Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Watford if you stay on a Tuesday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
  • Book at least 38 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Watford hotel.
  • The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Watford found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was £68, while the most expensive was £78.
  • How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their hotel in Watford for 2 days.
  • If you're coming to Watford for a football match or a concert, consider staying near the Vicarage Road Stadium. Not only will you be close to the action, but you can also find some great deals on hotels in this area. For example, the Premier Inn Watford Central Hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the stadium and offers comfortable rooms at an affordable price. Another option is the Holiday Inn Express London - Watford Junction, which is a little further away but still within walking distance of the stadium and the Watford Junction Train Station.
  • If you want the convenience of dining on-site, consider booking hotels in Watford with an on-site restaurant. This can save you time and money on meals, especially if you're only staying in Watford for a short time. One hotel to consider is the Hilton Watford Hotel, a 4-star accommodation that has a restaurant and bar offering a range of dishes and drinks.
  • If you're coming to Watford for a popular event, such as a concert or a football match, it's important to book your hotel early. Popular events can lead to a surge in demand for hotel rooms, which can result in higher prices and limited availability. For example, if you're coming to see a match at Vicarage Road Stadium, book your hotel well in advance to secure your preferred dates and room type. The Leonardo Hotel London Watford is a great option for those looking to book early, as it's located near the stadium and offers comfortable rooms at a reasonable price.
  • A well-connected option, also ideal as a base for exploring Watford and the rest of the area, is Holiday Inn London Watford Junction. This modern four-star hotel has air conditioning and flat screen TVs in all its rooms, and there’s an on-site restaurant and bar. It’s a 2-minute walk from Watford Junction Station and is convenient for visiting local attractions such as Warner Bros. Studio Tour London (a 12-minute drive away).
  • If you need a budget hotel in Watford, Travelodge Watford Central has cheap rooms. All rooms have a king-size bed as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. It’s adjacent to several cafes, restaurants and shops, and the Cassiobury Park Nature Reserve and Watford FC Vicarage Road Stadium are both within walking distance.
  • For a luxury hotel in Watford, choose The Grove, a five-star hotel set in lush gardens. Guests can choose from stylish rooms, suites, and family-friendly options (including toy boxes and interconnecting rooms). There’s a golf course on the grounds, three pools, a spa and tennis courts, as well as walking trails and bikes available to use. The hotel has several dining and drinking options, plus it serves afternoon tea.
  • For travellers seeking easy airport access, the Premier Inn Watford North is on the North Orbital Road and is a 30-minute drive from both Luton Airport and Heathrow Airport. It offers single, double and family rooms, and has free Wi-Fi and parking.
  • If you’re looking for a self-catered option or a place to stay with friends, opt for Le Grove Serviced Apartments. All apartments feature a kitchen with an oven, dishwasher, fridge and microwave. Options include both studios and two-bedroom apartments.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Watford

  • What are the benefits of self-catering in Watford hotels?

    Self-catering is a great option for those who prefer to cook their meals or have dietary restrictions. The Staybridge Suites London-Heathrow Bath Road hotel offers studio and one-bedroom suites equipped with a kitchenette, perfect for preparing your meals. The hotel also provides a complimentary breakfast buffet and a 24-hour pantry for your convenience.

  • Which Hotels in Watford Are Best for Couples?

    For couples travelling to Watford, the Best Western White House Hotel is a great option. The hotel is located in a quiet residential area and features elegant rooms, a restaurant, and a bar. The hotel is only a 15-minute walk from Watford's town centre, making it a convenient location to explore the area.

  • Do any hotels in Watford have disabled facilities?

    If you need hotels in Watford with disabled access, choose the Holiday Inn Express – London Junction, which has accessible guest rooms, lifts and public entrances. Bedrooms and public spaces also have visual alarms or alerts for the hearing impaired, and Watford Junction railway station is just a 2-minute walk away.

  • Are there any hotels in Watford with business facilities?

    For travellers in need of a hotel suitable for a business trip, consider staying at the Mercure London Watford Hotel. It has 15 meeting rooms of varying sizes (the largest can host up to 200 people), all of which are equipped with Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The hotel is within easy reach of several motorways and is a 10-minute drive from Watford city centre.

  • Which hotels in Watford have free parking?

    If you’re looking for somewhere with free parking, consider staying at the Hilton Watford. The hotel is well situated for travellers and tourists, with the M1 motorway a brief 3-minute drive away. All rooms have tea and coffee-making facilities, and there’s an on-site gym.

  • Which hotels in Watford are suitable for families?

    For family-friendly hotels in Watford, book a stay at the four-star Jurys Inn London Watford. Rooms can accommodate up to three adults or a family of four, and there’s a kids’ menu in the on-site restaurant. It’s a 12-minute walk from Cassiobury Park, which has play areas, a railway ride, paddling pools and plenty of picnic areas. For fans of Harry Potter, the hotel is a 10-minute drive from Warner Bros. Studio Tour London.

  • What are the best hotels near Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter?

    Travellers who like staying near Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter recommend Holiday Inn Express London - Watford Junction and Southern Cross.

  • How much does a hotel cost in Watford?

    In the last 3 days, double rooms in Watford have been found on KAYAK for as cheap as £39. On average, the price for a double room is £129.

  • How much is a hotel in Watford for tonight?

    KAYAK users found rooms for tonight for a cheap as £39 in the last 3 hours. 3-star hotel rooms have been found from £45, and 4-star hotels from £74.

  • How much is a hotel in Watford for this weekend?

    KAYAK users found 3-star hotel rooms in Watford for this weekend from £48 and 4-star hotel rooms from £78. The cheapest room in Watford for the same date was £48 per night.

  • How do I find a hotel in central Watford?

    After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Watford districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Watford city centre

  • How can I find hotels near me?

    Take a look at our extensive hotel map to find the best hotels near you.

  • Are there Watford hotels with free parking?

    There are many hotels in Watford that offer both parking and free parking. Popular choices among KAYAK users include Southern Cross, Best Western Plus Grim's Dyke Hotel and Hindes Hotel.

Where to stay in Watford?

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