Southern Cross, Watford
Open Today: 10:00am - 11:00pm

about our hotel

Whether you want to visit Harry Potter World or take in the sights of London, the Southern Cross, Watford, is the perfect base.


Top-notch amenities to make sure you have a great time. Here’s what you can expect when you visit The Southern Cross:

  • Bar / Lounge
  • Beer Garden
  • Car Park
  • Easy Check-out

what makes us special

Hotel breakfast

Useful Information

  • Check in from2pm
  • Check out by11am
  • Evening meals served until9pm
  • Reception9am to 10pm
  • Train station0.2 mile

Explore London with ease

Located close to Watford Town Centre, and with easy access to the M25 and M1 motorways, the Southern Cross is a friendly local pub and hotel with a lively atmosphere. The rooms are located above the pub and have all been recently refurbished. They each promise a comfy and cosy bed with plump pillows, as well as a flatscreen TV and tea and coffee-making facilities to make sure you start your day just right. You'll also find free Wi-Fi so you can stay connected throughout your stay.

If you're making use of the great road connections and driving to the Southern Cross, Watford, you'll find free on-site parking to make your stay as easy as possible. And if you're travelling by train, the station is less than half a mile away.

The Southern Cross is an ideal base for exploring London or Harry Potter World. Wonderful wizarding adventures are just 2.8 miles away making this hotel perfect for Potter fans travelling from further afield. And if you walk five minutes from the hotel you'll arrive at Watford Junction which caters for both tube and overground and will have you in the capital in no time. From there you can spend your day enjoying London's attractions from Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square to the Tower of London and the London Eye. You can even watch a show before retiring back to your hotel in nearby Watford.

Enjoy delicious pub classics in the restaurant downstairs

And after a long day learning magic with Harry Potter or taking in the sights and sounds of London, you'll be ready to relax and unwind with a great value meal in the on-site pub and Flaming Grill restaurant. You can enjoy tasty pub menu classics, starters, sides and salads all available at budget-friendly prices. The desserts are great too and the bar is always busy with locals making it a great place to enjoy a drink in fun surroundings.

Book direct with us now and enjoy 20% off lunch and dinner at our hotel restaurant throughout your stay. T&Cs apply.

Please note we can only accept bookings for the same day until 9pm to ensure our teams have time to prepare for your arrival.


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