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Onsite Theme Park Hotels in the UK & Hotels Nearby

Would you like to stay in an icy cave, or Peter Rabbit’s burrow? Or perhaps a Gruffalo, Lego or Coca Cola room? If you are visiting a UK theme park and want to upgrade to a themed room, there are several incredible theme park hotels in the UK to choose from!

This guide takes you through all the Theme Park hotels in the UK, which offer standard and themed onsite accommodation. As a bonus, it also includes other accommodation and hotels close to UK theme parks too! For other themed places for families in the UK, see here.


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At Alton Towers Resort you can stay in an icy cave, or pirates lair, a Cbeebies Bugbies room or even Peter Rabbit’s burrow and many more themed rooms. Images copyright Alton Towers.

Alton Towers & CBeebies Land

Stay at Alton Towers Resort and opt for themed rooms like Peter Rabbit’s burrow, Gangsta Granny’s lair, Arabian Nights, Coca Cola, Sleepover, or Princess themed and more. Older kids will love the Chocolate themed railway cabin room and explore the compartments and hideaways to find the hidden supply of chocolate.

Younger children may like a stopover at the CBeebies Land Hotel where you can choose from themed rooms including the Bugbies room, the Octonauts or enjoy a nap In the Night Garden? Perhaps you will discover Gem’s jewels in the Swashbuckle room, visit Postman Pat in Greendale or even meet the Tumbles in Something Special. 

Every room in the Cbeebies Land Hotel has a separate area especially for toddlers, plus a special entertainment wall planned around interactive play. The main entrance is home to the Musical Meadow – a children’s entertainment area with live entertainment. Parents – there is a bar too! Bonus it’s only a short monorail ride from the Cbeebies Land attractions.

A further onsite accommodation option is the Splash Landings Hotel with a Caribbean theme. From the multi-coloured beach hut room to the Ice Age’s frozen caves (wrap up warm!). For a swashbuckling adventure, you can’t beat the pirate rooms. Can you crack the code to unlock hidden treasure?

Hobbit House at Alton Towers in the Enchanted Wood - Image copyright Alton Towers Resort
Hobbit House at Alton Towers in the Enchanted Wood – Image copyright Alton Towers Resort

Last but not least, glamp in a minimalist pod or stay in one of the cosy hobbit style Woodland Lodges. Look out for fairies, and enjoy the mini play areas dotted around this enchanting land. Each lodge sleeps up to five people with kids in a separate sleeping zone. Want more luxury, then opt for the private Treehouse hideaway, with many extra VIP luxury touches.

Facilities at Alton Towers Hotels

Please check with your accommodation choice, as facilities and amenities do vary.

  • Interactive Play Wall (CBeebies Land Hotel only)
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea & coffee facilities
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Exclusive use of all hotel facilities, including the entertainment
  • Cots which can be pre-assembled on request (cot bedding is not supplied, please bring your own)
  • Bottle warmers and mini-fridge
  • Bathroom step, toddler toilet seat and baby baths
  • Rooms sleep up to 5 or up to 7.
  • Xbox console in some rooms

Alternative Accommodation & Hotels near Alton Towers Resort

If you are looking for hotels near Alton Towers theme park, the following is a range of options from hotels, to self catering cottages to camping facilities, all close by.

Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Home to Nickelodeon Land is at Blackpool Pleasure Beach! Stay at either of the two onsite resort hotels; Big Blue Hotel, with options of family rooms with 5ft bunkbeds and a magnetic snakes and ladders game on the wall, or  Boulevard Hotel with luxury family rooms options including 6ft bunk beds in their own section of the room.  Each bunk bed has its own TV with individual lighting and USB charging points.

Each room features a 55” television with freeview, air conditioning and superfast Wi-Fi and all plug sockets include a USB charger.  Rooms also include a safe which is large enough to store laptops and gadgets, a mini fridge which is stocked with complimentary sparkling and still Voss water for arrival, an ironing board, iron and hair dryer and air conditioning.

Ensuite bathrooms feature an over-bath shower, wash basin with illuminated mirror.  Toiletries in each room are exclusively supplied by CO Bigelow of New York.

Hotels close to Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Stay in the Room on the Broom themed room at Chessington World of Adventures. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures
Stay in the Room on the Broom themed room at Chessington World of Adventures. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures

Chessington World Of Adventures

A stay at Chessington Resort Hotel, the Azteca and Safari Resort Hotels means you can sleep in a Gruffalo themed room, a Room on the Broom room, or a zebra, monkey, penguin or even a tiger themed room, where even the toilet flush roars at you! Alternatively, glamp in one of their luxury jungle themed safari tents where zoo keepers come along twice a day for animal meets and greets. (Glamping is open for bookings for 2021)

 Gruffalo themed room. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures
Gruffalo themed room. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures
Tiger, Gruffalo and Room on a Broom Themed Rooms. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures
Tiger, Gruffalo and Room on a Broom Themed Rooms. Copyright Chessington World Of Adventures

Facilities at Azteca and Safari Hotels at Chessington World of Adventures Resort

  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Splash pool and 15 m pool (some rooms give free access)
  • Some rooms will have a gift and/or Xbox to play with
  • AMAZU Treetop Adventure is just opposite the Resort Hotels where young adventurers can play amongst real-life monkeys and other amazing animals as you follow the adventure trail through the heights of AMAZU! Please be aware that our Amazu Treetop Adventure is open when the main theme park is open. Chessington Azteca and Safari Hotel guests will have exclusive evening access to Amazu in the peak season. (subject to change)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Your family getaway includes an overnight stay, 2nd Day Free entry into the Park, 2 day access to the Zoo and SEA LIFE centre and a delicious breakfast. PLUS when you stay in Chessington Resort accommodation, you get exclusive extras!

Alternative Accommodation and Hotels close to Chessington World of Adventures

If you are searching for family hotels near Chessington Theme Park, the following options may help.

Glamp in a medieval tent at Crealy Theme Park Resort
Glamp in a medieval tent at Crealy Theme Park Resort. Image copyright Crealy Theme Park

Crealy Theme Park Resort, Devon

Glamp in a medieval tent or stay in a safari lodge tent with separate dining and sleeping areas.

Facilities at Crealy Theme Park Acommodation

  • Exclusive discounted Theme Park tickets for the duration of your stay
  • Sleep up to six people
  • Electric sockets
  • Please note, bed linen (incl. duvets/pillows) & towels are not provided
  • The Clubhouse also hosts a great selection of evening activities as well as serves food and drink
  • Onsite shop
Crealy Theme Park Medieval tent interior
Crealy Theme Park Medieval tent interior – image copyright Crealy Theme Park

Alternative Accommodation and Hotels close to Crealy Theme Park Resort

Thomas The Tank Engine room at Drayton Manor. Image copyright Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor

Drayton Manor is, of course, home to the popular Thomas Land. Stay in a Thomas the Tank Engine themed room or a standard/spacious delux family room or at Drayton Manor’s very own Camping & Caravan site. Well kitted out for kids, with a children’s play area and plenty of space for a kick-about. There’s a generous washing up area, a large facilities block and even an on-site shop.

Facilities at Drayton Manor Hotel

  • Full English Breakfast
  • Hairdryer
  • Blackout Curtains
  • Iron With Board
  • Mini Fridge
  • Laptop Safe
  • Complimentary parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Complimentary wireless internet access
  • LCD Flat Screen TV

Accommodation and Hotels close to Drayton Manor

If you are looking for hotels near Thomas Land at Drayton manor, these alternatives are close to the theme park.

Flamingo Land Resort, Yorkshire

Stay in a unique beach hut styled Lodge with a spacious living/dining area features a large corner sofa, a dining table with four chairs, a wall mounted flat screen TV and a Bluetooth MP3 sound system. A fully fitted high specification kitchen provides all you’ll need for preparing quick snacks or 3-course meals, complete with a separate breakfast bar and stools. Alternatively stay in one of Flamingo Lands Riverside Cottages or other properties.

Accommodation and Hotels close to Flamingo Land Resort, Yorkshire

Gulliver’s World, Warrington

Choose between contemporary themed hotel suites, cabins, lodges, dens and glamping tents. If a themed room is what you are after, then choose from a Pirates themed room where there’s a private bunkbed area for the kids and a king size cabin for the grown-ups, the Swizzels rooms with sweets such as rainbow drops, drumsticks and refreshers. Kids get to sleep in the sweet factory and parents can relax on a comfortable king size bed. This suite can sleep up to 4 people and the Super Sweetie Suite can accommodate up to 6 people.

Alternatively, try the Blast Arena family suite where kids can put their NERF skills to the test. This suite has a private bunk bed area with individual TV’s and of course Blast Arena targets. Lastly, Princess or Western themed rooms are available.

Facilities at Gulliver’s World Resort Hotel

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • King size bed
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • En-suite bath tub & shower
  • Flat screen TV with 70+ channels
  • 2 Bunk beds, each with their own TV & DVD player
  • Interconnecting rooms available

Accommodation and Hotels close to Gulliver’s World Resort

Thorpe Park

At Thorpe Park there is the option to stay in their Shark Cabins overlooking the lake. With nautical theming and fishy features Quirky, compact and comfy – head back to your own personal cabin and crash for the night after a day packed full of screams and thrills! Our bite-sized rooms have everything you need for a perfect night’s rest to refuel including free Wi-Fi, tea and coffee making facilities, interactive TV, funky lighting and super comfy beds! Breakfast is available A delicious breakfast at Infinity Bar & Kitchen

Facilities at the Shark Cabins at Thorpe Park

  • free Wi-Fi, tea
  • coffee making facilities
  • Breakfast on site

Accommodation and Hotels close to Thorpe Park

If you are searching for accommodation and hotels near Thorpe Park theme park, the following offer a range of options, all close to the park.

Legoland Castle Hotel – image copyright Legoland

Legoland Resort and Legoland Castle Hotel, Windsor

Lego is available to play with as soon as you enter this incredibly themed accommodation and naturally in your room too. From a pirate themed room to adventure themes to Lego Friends and Ninjago themed rooms, Lego fans will have a ball staying at the Legoland Resort. Alternatively, stay next door at the Legoland Castle hotel in the Knight’s Room, or choose a magical Wizard’s room! Enjoy the resorts LEGO® pirate-themed indoor water play area and swimming pool. (Check when open and you must pre-book a slot.)

Just some of the themed rooms at Legoland, including the Knight’s, Wizard’s and Adventure room. Image copyright Legoland

Facilities at the Legoland Resort Hotel

  • Free LEGO® Gift
  • Dedicated LEGO TV Channel
  • Children’s sleeping area with own TV
  • En-suite bathroom with shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • High speed WIFI
  • The hotel provides bottle/milk warming service, highchairs, fresh blended food on request
  • Most rooms sleep up to 5

Accommodation and Hotels close to Legoland

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