Breakfast in bed. Room service. On-site swimming pools. If you’re looking to really switch off during your staycation, a hotel might be just the thing you need. Plus, whether heading away with your friends, family, little ones or dogs, there’s guaranteed to be a staycation hotel that you’ll love.
Choose luxury hotels in the city centre, family-friendly UK staycations close to sandy beaches and award-winning hotels with four-poster beds. From Scotland and the North to Wales and the South, there are plenty of fantastic places to stay all over the UK.
You won’t get bored either. Take advantage of the hotel’s amenities like a swimming pool and hot tub. Enjoy one of the on-site spa treatments like a full body massage and, afterwards, take your seat for afternoon tea. In the evening, head off to explore the local cuisine or stay in and indulge in the hotel’s Michelin starred restaurant. Many of our hotels on offer even have their very own living quarters and dining rooms so you can have a home away home.
Popular city locations for staycation hotels
Best for: A traditional city break
If you’re after a UK city break, it’s got to be a London staycation. From Hyde Park and Oxford Street to Piccadilly Circus and the heart of Marylebone, there really is nothing quite like a stay in the UK’s capital. Plus, whether shopping, theatre, sports or cultural events are your thing, there’s always something going on.
Best for: Its northern and friendly vibe
Fast becoming one of the most popular cities in the UK, Manchester is a great choice for those seeking relaxation, shopaholics, party lovers and explorers. It’s not just about the city centre either as, close by, you’ll find the Peak District and lots of quaint towns.
Best for: Delicious food and drink
Okay, so Edinburgh might be one of the coldest cities but there’s plenty of places you can warm up in. Plus, the hotels here are really special. Think converted townhouses, luxury serviced apartments and those rooms with incredible views over the city.
Best for: Family-friendly activities
Cardiff is a great choice for your family break this season. As well as lots of countryside to explore, the city centre is vibrant and cultured. Try your hand at some of the area’s best-loved watersports, book a table at one of the popular local restaurants and challenge yourself with a hike in Snowdonia.
Best for: Exploring the local area
Ideally located to Bath, Bristol is a fantastic place to start your UK holiday. Plus if you don’t fancy travelling around, you don’t have to. Bristol is home to plenty of things to do and see – for all ages – and is famous for its food, arts and culture scene. The local events calendar always has something going on too…
Popular countryside locations for staycation hotels
Best for: Dog-friendly holidays
With pet-friendly walking routes and lots of pubs along the way that welcome your four-legged friends, the Peak District is ideal for all of the family. Plus, with accommodation in the heart of the action, you’re never too far away from the fun. Some even have hot tubs and swimming pools with incredible views over the fields.
Best for: A slow-paced break
The Lake District isn’t just about activities. If you prefer to take things slower, there’s lots of gentle walking routes and cafes just waiting for you to pull up a chair. Explore local towns like Ambleside, Windermere and Grasmere or spend a day at your hotel and enjoy all the luxury amenities. Room service, anyone?
Best for: Spotting the local nature and wildlife
The New Forest is famous for the wild horses that like to call this area home, and you can even get up close and personal to them. Boasting picture-perfect lanes, amazing local eateries and independent shops selling little souvenirs, a holiday here will definitely be one to remember.
Best for: Challenging yourself
Some like to sit back and relax on holiday, others like to push themselves to the limit with physical and mental activities. Snowdonia allows you to do both though. Spend your morning climbing the peaks, before heading back down to a nearby pub. Your hotel room will be calling your name before you know it though…
Best for: Pleasing everyone
If you’re heading away with a big group, it’s likely that people will want to do different things. And in The Highlands, that’s possible. Half can head outdoors to wander along the rugged landscapes and incredible coastline. The other half can stay at the hotel, peruse the spa treatment menu and get some R&R.
Popular attractions in the UK
Best for: Something a little unique
It’s officially one of the Wonders of the World, and still amazes us every single time we see it. Discover everything there is to know about the Stone Age life, get the kids involved in interactive activities and, of course, head to one of the nearby towns afterwards for a bite to eat.
Lake District National Park
Best for: Getting that fresh air
Whether you want to head off on a day-long exploration or fancy packing a picnic and finding a nice quiet spot, the Lake District won’t disappoint. Many of the routes are dog-friendly too, and suitable for pushchairs, meaning no one has to miss out on this holiday.
Best for: Eco-friendly warriors
Discover the world like never before and experience the bold colours and scents from some of the most amazing plant and nature species. A charity project in the heart of Cornwall, it attracts visitors from all over as they come to see the real wonders from around the world – and even take some best practice advice home for plant care.
Tower of London
Best for: Having a scream
What better way to have a laugh than by scaring your mates and loved ones at the Tower of London? Okay, so you might not be laughing straight away but you will be later, trust us. Watch live performances, brave interactive activities and learn about the colourful past of this city.
Best for: Its incredible views over the city
Sitting tall above the city, Edinburgh Castle boasts amazing views, rich history lessons and is also surrounded by lots of pubs and restaurants. Take a slow wander up the cobbled streets, snap away at the views and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones while discovering the tales of years gone by.