Families will find kid-friendly activities in Croydon, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. This welcoming city also attracts tourists with its sporting events and entertainment choices. Big Ben, London Dungeon, and O2 Arena are some of the top sights around the area.
- You'll find 4384 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of London
- The closest major airport is in London (LCY-London City) 17.2 from the city center
- The next closest is in London (LGW-Gatwick) 24.4 away
Sightseeing and Staying in Croydon
Shopping is a favorite activity, so consider an excursion to Whitgift Shopping Centre and Centrale Shopping Centre. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Coombe Woods and Shirley Windmill.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 21 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Croydon. These are top ones based on our user reviews:
- Hampton by Hilton London Croydon - With a stay at this 3.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a 24-hour fitness center, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its overall value and WiFi.
- Westciti Caroco Aparthotel - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this aparthotel. With a stay at this 3.5-star aparthotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with an in-room kitchenette.
- Jurys Inn London Croydon - With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and overall value.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Big Ben, located 9.6 mi (15.5 from the city center, and London Dungeon, which is 9.7 mi (15.6 away.
Getting Around Croydon
With so many transportation options, seeing all of Croydon is easy. Walk to nearby metro stations like Coombe Lane Tram Station, Lloyd Park Tram Station, and Sandilands Tram Station. If you'd like to explore more of the area, hop aboard a train from East Croydon Station, West Croydon Station, or Croydon Waddon Station.
Dressing for Croydon
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 53°F and the nighttime average to be 36°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 40°F at night
- July through September averages 72°F during the day and 49°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 61°F during the day and 37°F at night
- Average annual rainfall for Croydon is 0.83 inches
- Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 36°F