If you want to stay in Croydon in order to have direct access to Crystal Palace Football Stadium, it might be a good idea to stay in one of the hotels near the road to the Stadium. The 3-star Holiday Inn Express London Croydon is a good option as it is located within an easy 10-minute drive of this iconic football stadium, the home to Crystal Palace Football Club.
For visitors to Croydon who want to take advantage of the shops and nightlife, you could consider staying at the 3-star Travelodge Croydon Central, which is conveniently located in the center of Croydon midway between the Centrale and Whitgift shopping malls and the East Croydon train station. These malls contain shops, restaurants and bars all under one roof so you can shop and eat to your hearts’ content without venturing outside!
For the foodies who want to try out Boxpark Croydon you could stay at the budget easyHotel London Croydon. This 2-star hotel is a 3-minute walk from the Boxpark Croydon, which is a group of shipping containers that have been repurposed and turned into a trendy cluster of eclectic stalls serving food and drink from around the world.
Visiting Croydon with kids? What about staying in the 4-star Hilton London Croydon which is just a 5-minute drive from the Oxygen Freejumping Croydon, a trampoline park with 14 different areas and over 100 trampolines. There is something here for kids of all ages. The hotel is a 4-minute drive from the Purley Way Playing Fields, which has a kids playground as well as open spaces, cricket and football pitches.
For the golfers, you should consider staying in the 4-star Hallmark Hotel Croydon Aerodrome which is a 7-minute drive from the Purley Downs Golf Club and a 10-minute drive from Croham Hurst Golf Club – both beautiful 18-hole golf courses in the Croydon Area.
Which hotels in Croydon have breakfast included in the room price?
For a full English/Irish buffet breakfast that is included in the room price consider staying at the 4-star Jury Inn. A more reasonably priced option is the 3-star Grand Sapphire Hotel & Banqueting which also offers a buffet breakfast included in the price of the room.
Which hotels in Croydon have a fitness center and spa?
If you want to relax and unwind or indulge in some exercise while in Croydon, the 4-star Clarion Croydon Park Hotel has an indoor heated pool, a gym, squash courts and a sauna. This fitness center also offers aerobic and dance classes which can be booked by hotel guests.
Which hotels in Croydon have free parking?
The 3-star Kirkdale Hotel, which is half a mile away from the center of Croydon, has a small onsite parking lot which can be used by guests who are staying at the hotel. Reservations are not necessary and the parking is free.
Which hotels in Croydon are near East Croydon Train Station?
The 3-star Landsdowne Hotel, which is a 5-minute walk from the East Croydon train station, is a good place to stay if you are basing yourself in Croydon to take advantage of the good transport links into London. The train journey is 20 minutes long and the trains run regularly throughout the day.