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Family-Friendly Resort and Hotel Reviews

The Ciao Bambino! Hotel Collection is a hand-selected, curated list of the best family-friendly hotels and resorts around the world. All of our reviews are based on real experiences and written by parents — the only credible source of intel on what works and doesn’t work with kids.

All properties featured on Ciao Bambino! have been thoroughly vetted before becoming part of our portfolio.

  • CB! Approved properties have been personally experienced by a member of the Ciao Bambino team.
  • Community Recommended properties have been personally experienced by Ciao Bambino! friends, family, or our community of readers.

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Hotel Ranga

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Hotel Ranga is one of the few 4-star properties in Iceland and a gem on the South Coast. Its lodge-like setting is rustic but elegant, with furnishings from around Iceland and the world. Rooms are comfortable and suites are spacious and eclectic, with each suite having a unique theme. Deluxe rooms feature pullout sofas that…

Martinhal Lisbon Chiado

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Offering 37 meticiously designed apartments and family suites, Martinhal Lisbon Chiado is the perfect place for families to stay in Lisbon. The property is ideally located in the heart of the trendy Chiado District, which is bustling with award-winning restaurants, museums and historic sites. Thanks to the hotel’s extensive kids’ club services, offered through the evening hours, parents…

The Celtic Manor Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Celtic Manor Resort is a large contemporary hotel with a smaller period hotel adjoining it. It’s surrounded by famous golf courses and beautiful woodland. Aside from golf, there is a huge range of family-oriented activities on offer, from cake decorating to laser clay shooting and treetop walks to archery. There is also a nanny…

Hotel Sacher Wien

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the grand Vienna State Opera House neighborhood, Hotel Sacher Wien remains privately owned, steeped in Austrian tradition and old-world charm. Families will experience a luxurious 19th-century feel while enjoying state-of-the-art comfort in each of the 149 renovated rooms and suites. Every room features original artwork and antiques. Many of the accommodations offer views of the State Opera…

Locanda Rossa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Locanda Rossa is a boho-chic resort located in the Maremma region of Tuscany. It offers 18 rooms, suites and 3-bedroom apartments, accommodating families of up to six people. An onsite farm-to-table restaurant serves a fresh breakfast buffet and an à la carte menu for lunch and dinner. The most spectacular feature of the property is the open-air Mediterranean-style…

Le Guanahani

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located on the tranquil island of St. Barths, Le Guanahani is an upscale, boutique oasis spread over 18 secluded acres. Nestled above a private beach on the edge of a peninsula, the rooms and suites afford families views of lush vegetation, sweeping beaches and blue ocean. While vast in acreage, the property is intimate in terms of…

J.K. Place Roma

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

J.K. Place Roma offers families exceptional service and comfortable yet luxurious ambiance in the heart of Rome. This boutique hotel epitomizes the Roman experience with traditional Italian flair. The moment families walk into the elegant lobby, they are greeted with sleek, modern design, robust art and an attentive staff. After being greeted with a welcome drink…

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The only family-friendly all-inclusive resort in the Mexican Caribbean to receive the AAA Five Diamond award, the Grand Velas Riviera Maya combines the elegance and service families expect from a luxury property with the relaxed atmosphere of an oceanfront beach resort. The Grand Velas Riviera Maya’s three distinct sections, Ambassador, Zen, and Grand Class, help to…

Borgo Pignano

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: HotelVilla
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Borgo Pignano is a beautifully appointed Tuscan borgo (village) — with a villa, a church and several farmhouses — that transports guests to the age of the Italian Renaissance while retaining modern comforts and an upscale ambiance. Families feel right at home in spacious accommodations and quickly become part of the Borgo Pignano family while playing games on…

Parrot Cay

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Parrot Cay, a Turks and Caicos resort owned by COMO Hotels, integrates the brand’s signature healthy living philosophy into every aspect, creating a rejuvenating, sublime guest experience. The clean, minimalist decor showcases the natural beauty of the island; the ambiance is luxurious but not glitzy. Suites, oceanfront villas and private homes are all wonderful options…