Drayton Manor Hotel

people on rollercoaster

Looking for a magical day out & a theme park staycation at Drayton Manor? For kids who never want the fun to end, the Drayton Manor Hotel is the perfect answer to prolong your epic day out. If you are unfamiliar with what a Drayton Manor Hotel Experience involves, then this is the blog for you.

If you have any specific queries about your stay at Drayton Manor, feel free to scroll to the bottom of this article for Drayton Manor Hotel FAQs!

Drayton Manor Hotel Rooms

Thomas & Friends Themed Rooms

Just 5 minutes walk from Drayton Manor Park, these Thomas themed bedrooms are the perfect place to relax and recharge your engines with the whole family. Peep-peep your way to sleep in the Thomas & Friends bunk beds.

What makes this experience extra special is knowing that this is Europe’s only Thomas Land! Not to forget the 15-acre Zoo you’ll explore too. 

Thomas & Friends themed rooms are part of the park’s stay & play packages which include: accommodation, theme park tickets for all the family and a complimentary English breakfast.

Family Rooms

On a family getaway? Stopover at the park’s 4-star hotel! The hotel has a range of modern 4 hotel rooms, the family room being the perfect family base room. Family rooms offer spacious accommodation for two adults and two children or a maximum capacity of three adults. It’s the perfect base to springboard your day of fun. You’ll be overjoyed to know that each of the Drayton Hotel family rooms can fit infant cots or sofa beds free of charge.

Each family room comes with a list of dazzling amenities such as…

  • Full English Breakfast
  • Mini Fridge
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop Safe
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Iron With Board
  • Complimentary parking in the hotel car park 
  • LCD Flat Screen TV

Family Deluxe Room

I know what you are thinking, what’s so different between the family room and the family deluxe room? These luxury Family Deluxe Rooms include 2 double beds so that there is extra stretching room for all the family to unwind. Who wouldn’t love plunging face-first into an immaculately made double bed after a busy day of epic fun?

What amenities does the family deluxe room have?

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

What extra amenities does the family deluxe room have?

  • Blackout curtains
  • Two double beds

So, we are familiar with the hotel room set up now but now we are wondering how to keep the kids entertained in the evening. Good news! Drayton manor hotel offers great family entertainment every Friday and Saturday night, and during the school holidays and it’s complimentary to your hotel stay. From 5.30pm – 7.30pm the kids can be entertained, while the parents sit back and relax!

Drayton Manor entertainment includes…

  • Magic shows 
  • Puppet shows
  • Action Dances
  • Competitions
  • Prizes and more

Remember that Thomas & Friends hotel we looked at in the beginning of the blog? After a busy day spent on the Island of Sodor & a spectacular sleep, your child could meet the Fat Controller over breakfast? all you have to do is upgrade your breakfast package and your little one can have the most memorable and magical breakfast ever! 

The breakfast is a buffet breakfast made up of typical English breakfast components. You will also find cereal items, pastries, fruit, yoghurt and tea facilities. You should also find a Thomas Train whistle at your table, where kids can peep-peep along with Thomas!

Breakfast times start from…

6.30am until 10.00am Monday – Friday

7.00am until 10.30am Saturday & Sunday

On the hunt for a delicious meal after your day of fun? This family-friendly restaurant offers buffet-style meals as well as dinner service. Choose from a mouthwatering range of seasonal dishes and fantastic food including steaks, grills, pasta, risottos, salads and of course a children’s menu that will satisfy their smaller appetites. Delicious meals will be served throughout the day at the Parklands family restaurant as well as having snacks available too.

Restaurant opening times…

  • Breakfast: 6.30am until 10.00am Monday – Friday
  • Breakfast: 7.00am until 10.30am Saturday & Sunday
  • Lunch: 12.00pm until 5:00pm.
  • Dinner: 5.00pm until 9.30pm.

The Drayton Manor Theme Park is a 10-minute walk from the Drayton Manor Hotel. The Drayton Manor hotel encourages you to buy the Stay & Play Package, where you get a second day at the theme park for FREE! If you want to buy a Stay & Play Package click here.

So what does the Stay & Play Package include then?

  • Access to 100 rides & attractions, including a 15-acre Zoo!
  • Over 25 Thomas & Friends themed rides, in Europe’s only Thomas Land
  • An overnight stay in our 4 Star onsite hotel, just 10 minutes walk from the theme park
  • A full English breakfast to start the day
  • Character breakfast and evening entertainment


Where is the hotel?

The Hotel is on the same site as Drayton Manor Theme Park. As you come up the driveway you will see the Hotel and guest parking on the left-hand side. 

What is the postcode of the hotel?

If you are using your Sat Nav, the best postcode to use is B78 3SA.

What are the standard check-in/check-out times?

You can check in to your room at 4pm. Check out time is 10 am

Does the Drayton Manor Hotel have accessible rooms?

Yes, there are rooms that have been specially designed for accessible use including one of our Thomas & Friends themed family rooms.

Is there wifi at the Drayton Manor Hotel?

WIFI is available throughout the hotel and is free of charge for all guests. To get the wifi login details, speak to a member of the reception team.  

Are cot beds available?

Yes! There are a number of travel cot beds for our guests to use. Please advise the park at the time of booking if you require one for the duration of your stay. Don’t worry, cots are FREE of charge.

Are there any nearby restaurants?

Fox Inn Tamworth – 12 minute drive

Clyde’s Bar & Grill – 13 minute drive

The Crafty Two – 14 minute drive

The Malt House – 13 minute drive

The Four Seasons at Swinfen Hall Hotel – 22 minute drive

Is there a Camping and Caravanning Site at Drayton Manor?

Yes, there is a camping and caravanning site at Drayton manor which you can rent for the bargain price of £8.95! It is located on the same site as the Drayton Manor Theme Park giving you great access to the theme park. You will have to buy your theme park tickets separately. 

Found all the info you need for your Drayton Manor Theme Park stay-cay? For more information about theme park stays like LEGOLAND® or Alton Towers, holiday cottages & travel check out our other latest blogs!

VIP Pass - 2 for 1 offer