England Family Travel Gets a Royal Baby Boost

England Family Travel Gets a Royal Baby Boost

Families traveling to England can take advantage of some royal baby-inspired deals and features By: Molly Montgomery
The Grosvenor House Hotel’s royal nursery suite is designed by Dragons of Walton Street, who helped create the nurseries for Princes William and...
The Grosvenor House Hotel’s royal nursery suite is designed by Dragons of Walton Street, who helped create the nurseries for Princes William and Harry. // © The Grosvenor House Hotel

In honor of the highly-anticipated birth of the son of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, hotels in England are offering special deals for young families looking for a royal pampering.

Bedruthan Steps Hotel
Clients can give their families a royal treat at the Bedruthan Steps Hotel in Cornwall through its “Welcome to the World” package. Designed for new parents and their infants, this package contains opportunities for parental bonding including a special baby massage, yoga and swimming classes. Parents will also have the chance to attend a workshop with psychologist Dr. Sarah Mundy, who will discuss how to approach the difficulties of new parenthood. Finally, the hotel offers childcare so parents can spend some time off. The package is available from Oct. 11-13, and starts at $392 per person for two nights with the baby’s stay included for free.
www.bedruthan.com

Classic Cottages
Classic Cottages offers several baby-friendly features at its vacation homes in Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Somershire. Select properties are baby-oriented and come with cots, highchairs, stair-gates, baby baths, bath mats, changing mats and socket covers. Prices for cottages begin at $216 per person, per week.
www.classic.co.uk

Grosvenor House Hotel
A Premium Park View Suite at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London has been transformed into a classic English nursery by royal nursery designers Dragons of Walton Street, who created the nurseries for Princes William and Harry and Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie. This royal nursery suite includes hand-crafted furniture, a dolls’ house toy closet and decor inspired by the suite’s view of Hyde Park. It is available to clients and their little princes or princesses in three packages, starting from $3,428 per night.
www.marriott.co.uk

Hilton London Kensington
The Hilton London Kensington is offering a “Tot-ter Around Kensington” package for expecting mothers wishing to go on a shopping spree for their newest family member. The package includes a two-night stay at the hotel and a VIP card for the Westfield London Shopping center, located across the street from the hotel. With the VIP card, clients will receive special offers and discounts of up to 20 percent at more than 80 stores and restaurants. Several stores in the center, including Bebe Bisou, Mamas & Papas and Atelier de Courcelles offer baby essentials and luxuries.
www.hilton.com/kensington

InterContinental London Park Hotel
Clients can stay in the newly-designed Royal Suite at the InterContinental London Park Hotel. The hotel was once the childhood home of Queen Elizabeth II.
www.ihg.com

St. James’s Hotel and Club
Through July 31, expecting mothers and their friends can splurge on a “Royal Baby Shower Afternoon” spa treatment St. James’s Hotel and Club. The package is for a minimum of eight people and includes a luxury baby gift valued at $130, a pregnancy treatment at Spa Illuminata and afternoon tea. The price for the package is $136 per person.
www.stjameshotelandclub.com

The Bingham
For mothers who could use a well-deserved break, the Bingham, just outside of London, is offering a “Moms-Only Sleepover” package, which includes an overnight stay in its Queen Single Bedrooms. This offer is available every Sunday until Dec. 31 and starts at $230.
www.thebingham.co.uk

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