There is nothing like some themed accommodation to really make your family trip sparkle! This guide to magical Harry Potter themed hotels and accommodation around the world covers not only UK Harry Potter themed accommodation which you can use as a base to explore places like the Warner Bros Making Of Harry Potter Studio Tour and Edinburgh where J.K Rowling wrote some of the famous tales, but also features wizarding self catering accommodation in Orlando – perfect for visits and the rides at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios.
The love of Harry Potter runs far, so also included are other themed Harry Potter places to stay such as UK, Canada, France, Japan and Australia
If you happen to be in the UK, don’t forget to explore all the wizarding attractions available!
33 Harry Potter Themed Hotels, Airbnbs and Accommodation.
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Harry Potter Themed Hotels in England
This magical hotel has nailed the perfect Harry Potter holiday experience for fans of the books and films. This small, boutique family friendly hotel in London has five wizard themed rooms which embrace the wizarding experience.
Three are suitable for families, called the Wizarding Rooms. Pass through a portrait-lined passageway that is bathed in candlelight that casts dancing shadows across the walls.
The hidden room behind the bookcase leads to the Enchanted Chambers which sleeps two! Four poster are hung with plush crimson velvet curtains, stone walls, nooks and crannies with cauldrons set the atmosphere. See Booking.com rates here.
The Georgian House, aka the Harry Potter hotel, also has a range of Wizarding experiences throughout the year, including a fabulous magical wizarding afternoon tea and cocktail potion making. For other Harry Potter London attractions see here.
2. Gryffindor Dorm Room Cottage– North Shire, Liverton, North Yorkshire
The Grffindor Dorm Room Cottage comes with 6 single sized four poster beds, a grand fire place, stained glass and flickering candles all surrounding a cosy living space with it’s own fully equipped kitchen for self catering. You can just imagine Harry, Ron & Hermione in this Harry Potter dorm room!
3. Grounds Keepers Cottage– North Shire, Liverton, North Yorkshire
The Ground Keepers Cottage sleeps 6 and is on the same property as the Gryffindor Dorm Room Cottage above. This charming themed cottage houses a plush emerald tiled bathroom with copper bath, a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms (one with a double bed and a bunk bed) and lots of artefacts and lanterns. Outside is the Weasley’s car!
4. De Vere House (Godric’s Hollow), Lavenham
A beautiful historical grade 1 listed place and used in the Harry Potter films, (Godric’s Hollow where Harry’s parents James and Lily lived) however children (under 18’s) are not allowed to stay. It is listed on Airbnb as separate rooms so you would need separate bookings if you wish to book the two four poster bedrooms both with en suite bathrooms. Guests have a private guest sitting room with log fire and courtyard garden. The village of Lavenham is steeped in medieval history which help with the magical atmosphere!
Whilst this wizarding world-themed apartment comes with 1 bedroom with one large double bed making it not ideal for families it is beautifully themed with an unconventional four poster bed, realistic open fire, real wood flooring and furnished with an eclectic collection of magical artefacts from the wizarding world. See availability on Booking.com Don’t forget to check out all the wizarding attractions in York, from the magical Shambles to potions, wizarding golf and more!
6. 101 House at the End, York – perfect for families
This wizarding house is perfect for families with 2 bedrooms, one with a double bed and the other elaborate bunk beds with rich curtains surrounding them and magical letters on wall.
The theming is absolutely incredible, with an impressive bathroom and charming kitchen and lounge. There is a small outside patio for warmer days. The house is located next to The York Racecourse and a short distance from the town centre. Pets are welcome with an additional charge.
7. Harry Potter Airbnb – York
This one bedroomed airbnb room is filled with magical touches and theming. The room has its own entrance, one double bed, en-suite bathroom with shower and mini-kitchen.
The property is located 15 minutes walking distance from the University and few minutes walk from the bus station that connects with the city centre, train station and shopping centres. There is a private entrance through the garden that gives you access to the ‘Mansion’.
If you like long walks, in only 25 minutes you will be in the city centre. Yorkshire had a role in some of the movies; Goathland used for Hogsmeade Station is a 45 minute drive away and Malham, the rocky camp where Harry and Hermione hide from Voldemort is in North Yorkshire.
8. Harry’s House, Watford (near Warner Bros Studio)
This apartment features 2 themed bedrooms and wizarding touches throughout the house. The house comes with a flat-screen TV, an equipped kitchen with a dishwasher and a microwave, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a shower. Watford is close to the Warner Bros Studio – Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Studios. For availability on Booking.com see here.
The Hut is a relaxing place inspired by the wizardry of movies and fairytales “The Hut” is a glamping lodge with a rustic feel and beautiful scenic views, it’s a fabulous escape from the city staying in the beautiful countryside of Chorelywood.
Harry Potter Themed Hotels in Scotland
If you are exploring Scotland and stopping in Edinburgh, don’t forget to explore all the wizarding Harry Potter attractions!
This is the exact room where J.K. Rowling finished writing the Deathly Hallows. The luxury room sleeps 2 adults in a comfortable king-sized bed that can be twinned plus 2 extra beds for children are available upon request. The rooms offers views of Calton Hill and luxury decor evoking the Scottish countryside. The room is also home to the the marble bust of Hermes that J.K. Rowling signed after finishing the book but expect other little nods to the wizarding series. Availability on Booking.com.
A great centrally based one bedroom flat with sofa bed in the living area can sleep a family of four. The panelled effect walls, books and magical artefacts help give this accommodation the wizarding vibe: There’s even a secret cupboard to find. Availability on Booking.com
The Wizarding Residence is a one bedroomed Harry Potter inspired apartment. It’s central location (and allegedly inspiration for Diagon Alley) means that Edinburgh’s famous castle, Royal Mile, Grassmarket and much more are all a short walk away. The accommodation is filled with quirky items and decorations from J K Rowling’s Wizarding world. The downside it is a one bedroomed place with a double bed so not ideal for families. Check availability on booking.com.
13. The Witchery by the Castle, Edinburgh
Sadly, each of the nine opulent Witchery Suites occupy just 2 guests in double beds and are not suitable for children but perhaps for an adult getaway? With rich furnishings, velvet walls, gothic and antique touches it is certainly a unique place to stay and reminiscent of what a Harry Potter suite may look like for Bellatrix Lestrange. Check availability on Booking.com
Wizarding Themed Accommodation in Ireland
Spell Cast has a cupboard under the stairs, a beautiful 100 year old fireplace. Go up the steep staircase which leads to a dormitory containing 4 built-in single beds. A highlight for kids is the mystery area: A Secret door. Including glow in the dark wallpaper, a dress up corner and magical seating area.
15. Draiocht (Magic) House, County Roscommon, Ireland
This large 4 bedroomed house in County Roscommon has each Harry potter themed room themed with Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Slytherin or Ravenclaw Hogwarts house team colours. The back garden even has a treehouse for kids!
USA Harry Potter Themed Hotels, Airbnbs and Accommodation.
16. Wizards Way, Champions Gate, Florida
The ultimate wizarding Harry Potter themed accommodation, with built in special effects! Wizards Way has eight unique themed bedrooms and even a ‘cupboard under the stairs’ play area plus a movie theatre room! Themed wizarding bedrooms include the Weasley’s car, Hogwarts Express, Dumbledore’s office and many more. Outside is a heated swimming pool. Within the Champions Gate community there is a shared waterpark and Lazy River.
Location to theme parks: Champions Gate is about 11 miles from Disney and 18 miles (19 minute drive) from Universal.
17. Wizarding Home, Kissimmee, Florida
This five-bedroomed villa in Florida can sleep 10. This two-story home has four themed bedrooms on the ground floor (each representing a House), including the master bedroom and attached bathroom, with a shower and tub, plus a walk-in closet. The second large, private master bedroom with attached private bath (representing the Headmaster’s Office) is located on the second floor.
Location to theme parks: Located in a quiet residential community, 10 miles to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and 6 miles to Disney.
18. House with Harry Potter Themed Room, Osceola County, Florida
This Reunion five-bedroom house with 9 beds, has a princess themed room and one Harry Potter themed bedroom for the Harry Potter The house id also equipped with a private pool, movie theater and game room equipped with Playstation 4 and Xbox.
Location to theme parks: The house is just 10 miles from Disney.
19. Luxury Mansion with Harry Potter Themed Room, Kissimmee, Florida
This Reunion based luxury Florida mansion is Harry Potter and Frozen themed with nine bedrooms! The Hogwarts Express themed bunkroom is fantastic! Each bedroom has its own LCD TV and Blu-ray player. For hours of fun in the sun, the home features a large private pool with a waterfall and grotto.
Location to theme parks: Reunion is 10 miles from Disney World
20. Harry Potter Theatre House, Kissimmee, Florida
This is the ultimate themed house with Disney themed rooms like Moana, Star Wars, Cinderella and Frozen.
Plus an incredible Harry Potter themed theatre room (bedroom included) with floating candles suspended from the ceiling.
No need to pack any toys; there are toys, wands, and 150+ dress up and cosplay costumes to keep everyone busy if having a rest day from the parks.
Location to theme parks: Disney World is 8 minutes away.
A fantastically themed house with bedrooms themed as Harry Potter Knight Bus room with bunk beds, Pirates of the Caribbean, Star Wars, Cinderella, Tangled, Moana, plus there is a Star Wars cinema room.
The house is perfect for large families or groups with 8 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, a pool, a movie theatre and a hot tub!
Location to theme parks: The house is 30 minutes drive from Orlando and Universal and an 8 minute drive away from Disney World.
22. Harry Potter Fan’s Dream– Chickamauga, Georgia
This cosy one bedroomed house can sleep up to four and is full to the brim of treasured magical bits and bobs and wizarding things to explore.
23. Harry Potter Fan School Dorm, Salem, Massachusetts
Enter the dorm by telling the Pink Lady the password and stay in a ‘Hogwarts dorm’. Choose from Ron or Harry’s bed. (2 people maximum) Enjoy a magical experience created by your Artist hostess who worked for years in the toy and game industry. Kitchen is private and a garden is available too.
Harry Potter Themed Places to Stay – Canada
24. Harry Potter Themed Room with Hogwarts Letter, Fredericton, New Brunswick
Besides your private bedroom, you have access to a shared bathroom, kitchen, living room, dining room, and front and back yards. The bedroom sleeps two in one double bed so it’s not ideal fir families but worth a mention due to all the wizarding touches – including a magical Hogwarts letter.
Harry Potter Themed Accommodation – France
25. Harry Potter themed room, Dijon
A one bedroomed magically themed apartment with a living room inspired by the Gryffindor common room, with a fireplace and a comfortable sofa bed. Hedwig, Fawkes, Mandrake and other surprises await you and Muggles are welcome! For availability on Booking.com see here.
This Muggle friendly two bedroomed apartment has a living room with open kitchen and everything you need: cauldron, dishes and other Muggle utensils! The terrace has views of the St Benigne cathedral. For availability on Booking.com see here.
27. Wizard’s Lodge, Harry Potter themed room, Colmar
Welcome to the Wizard’s Lodge -an apartment inspired by Harry Potter! This beautifully decorated 2 bedroomed apartment has plenty of magical artefacts with colourful house flags, magic books, potions, cauldrons and more!
This Airbnb 2 bedroomed apartment (one with bunk beds) is filled with Harry Potter inspired decoration.
Harry Potter Themed Accommodation -Japan
This hostel is sadly quite a distance from Tokyo where a new Wizarding World is being built similar to the Leavesden Studio Tour, However, if are visiting Kyushu, then consider staying in the Expected Inn Hostel in Fukuoka. Up to 16 people can be accommodated in the hostel, with all the rooms decorated with a wizarding theme: tartan bedcovers, books, and magical artefacts. See photos on Booking.com
30. Harry Potter Apartment, Osaka
This one bedroomed Harry Potter themed apartment has two double beds. It is an easy train ride to Universal Studio
Harry Potter Themed Accommodation in Australia
31. Wizard’s Suite, The Windsor Hotel, Melbourne, Victoria
It’s been a few years since I’ve stayed at The Windsor, and now they have a Wizard’s Suite. There is the option of a connecting room but that it is not themed. Centrally located with restaurants and shops nearby. See availability on Booking.com here.
Harry Potter Themed Accommodation in Taiwan
32. Hogwarts Castle Guest House, Wujie, Taiwan
This castle has numerous themed rooms (My Little Pony, Frozen and an indoor kids play area in some of the rooms! The dining area is Hogwarts themed as are a couple of the rooms. The largest rooms can sleep five. See photos of all the fantastic rooms on Booking.com
Have you stayed in any of these Harry potter themed rooms? Do let us know in the comments below!
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