Hotel Collection

AC Palacio del Retiro

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The historic building from the early 20th century was converted into a 50-room hotel in 2004. The AC Palacio del Retiro is a wonderful combination of an old-world building and modern design. Rooms and public areas are open, bright, and comfortable. The central location near Madrid’s famous museums with easy access to a number of…

Affinia 50

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Affinia 50 offers an apartment-style atmosphere and amenities with hotel services. Primarily an all-suite hotel, most rooms include full kitchens and living areas. Guest rooms are shockingly spacious for New York City and easily accommodate families of four to six people. Updated rooms are set up for comfort and function more than style, but…

Aguilas5 Sevilla Suites

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Aguilas5 Sevilla Suites aparthotel is a great find. These 4-star luxury apartments occupy an entire building in the heart of the Santa Cruz neighborhood. The one- and two-bedroom apartments are modern, clean, comfortable, safe and quiet. There’s a rooftop deck with lounge chairs and tables, as well as a shallow (literally) pool to cool off in…

Albergo Punta Regina

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Located at the top of Positano with breathtaking views, this 18-room intimate hotel makes it easy for guests to appreciate the dramatic beauty of the Amalfi Coast. Albergo Punta Regina is tastefully decorated, fresh, and comfortable. Guest rooms are bright, breezy, and all have balconies with a view of the town or the sea. Spacious rooms…

Albergo Santa Chiara

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
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The location of Albergo Santa Chiara is fabulous behind the Pantheon in the very heart of historic Rome. Families can walk everywhere from here. Guest rooms are well-appointed and the service is friendly. The buffet breakfast is included the room rate and great. Albergo Santa Chiara is a perfect value option in Rome with kids and we’ve referred…

Albergo Villa Casanova

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Albergo Villa Casanova is a luxurious retreat nestled in the hills between Lucca and the coast. The location is isolated up a windy country road, but this is exactly what makes this property wonderful; guests escape the hustle and bustle of the busy tourist attractions in this area (Lucca, Pisa, Florence, Cinque Terre to name…

Albergo Villa Marta

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Albergo Villa Marta is an intimate, family-run hotel in a gorgeous setting midway between Lucca and Pisa. This location near the coast makes it easy for families to easily explore the countryside and the beach, including Cinque Terre, from here. Guest rooms are charming and comfortable. There’s an onsite restaurant serving breakfast and dinner. A…

Altapura

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

At 2,300 meters, Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in the Alps making Altapura the highest “Skipalace” in Europe. This lively description says it all. Altapura is a skier’s dream with instant access to what Val Thorens is famous for — incredible alpine skiing. Moreover, Val Thorens is part of Les 3 Vallées, the…

Altis Prime Apartments

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  • Standard: Upscale
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Altis Prime Apartments make a great home-base for families when visiting Lisbon as it offers 78 studio, one, and two bedroom apartments with living space, kitchen facilities, and 24 hour room service. Accommodations are spacious, modern, and include all the amenities you’d expect from an upscale hotel with the comforts of a home-away-from-home. There’s a…

Alva Park Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

This 86-room property is an amazing example of a high-end property that successfully offers amenities and services that cater to adults and children. Privately owned, the Alva Park Resort and Spa opened in 2005. Located a block from the beach, this former apartment building has been transformed into a decadent oasis of comfort and luxury…

American Trade Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

American Trade Hotel offers families an atmospheric old-world Latin experience in the heart of Panama City’s historic Casco Viejo. Housed in a restored landmark building, American Trade guests are immersed in a fresh version of the original design — a highlight is the incredible tile floors — throughout public and private spaces. It has an…

Angleterre & Residence

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  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Hotel Angleterre & Residence is the perfect mix of an extremely well-appointed upscale hotel paired with a casual atmosphere that makes it comfortable with young children. Set on Lake Geneva with spectacular views of France and the Alps across the way, the location is unbeatable for this area. Easy access to the railway system as…

Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Antica Torre di Via Tornabuoni 1 is in a fabulous central location, steps from the Ponte Vecchio and the Arno River, and a short stroll from Florence highlights the Uffizi Gallery, Galleria dell’Accademia and Duomo. Despite the ‘heart of Florence’ location, the hotel feels quiet and peaceful, especially at night. The ambiance is upscale, yet comfortable, and…

Arthur’s Pass Wilderness Lodge

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This property is a wonderful place for hands-on farm experiences for children (holding baby sheep, shearing, learning about farm life, etc.) The area has both wonderful, easy hiking appropriate for preschool age children and above as well as excellent day hikes available for adults. Connecting rooms and baby equipment are readily available, and they accommodate…

Audubon Cottages

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Audubon Cottages are an absolute gem in New Orleans’ French Quarter. Despite the near-constant bustle of the surrounding neighborhood, high brick walls and lush foliage help to filter out street noise — the property feels incredibly secluded and serene. Seven one- and two-bedroom cottages, built as private homes in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, cluster around a central…

Auener Hof

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Auener Hof is a special place tucked into the Dolomite Mountains in Northern Italy, surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty. Family owned and operated, the personalized service is impeccable and a property highlight. The spacious rooms and bathrooms have a modern-meets-rustic feel and are quite comfortable. Children are welcome with open arms, and you may even…

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Badrutt’s Palace Hotel has a wonderful indoor pool and fantastic mountain views. Although this is one of Switzerland’s landmark luxury hotels, it is very child-friendly. My kids enjoyed the Heidi House – a supervised play area with activities and movies. There is special attention paid to families, with a kid’s welcome gift and the staff…

Bailiffscourt Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Bailiffscourt Hotel and Spa and spa is as enchanting as its history. It appears to be an ancient Medieval estate, complete with manor house, church, feudal cottages and outbuildings. But all is not what it seems. It never was. The buildings weren’t actually built until 1927 when Lord Moyne (of Guinness brewery fame) commissioned an…

Ballyvolane House

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Run by a young family in southern Ireland, the six-room Ballyvolane House offers the comforts of home (plus a good bit of grandeur), live-in playmates, and a chance to experience a culture from the inside out. With a tree house to play in, woods to explore, animals to feed and fishing on premise, you can…

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
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While not a traditional family-oriented resort, this luxurious property welcomes and goes out of its way for families. Belmond Palacio Nazarenas is a convent that’s been converted into a 55-room hotel with an onsite chapel, stunning pool, restaurant, and lots of small secret gardens and fountains in the center of Cusco. Part of the charm of…

Belmond Villa San Michele

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

The former monastery with gorgeous hill-top views of Florence feels a world away from the bustling city yet a complimentary shuttle transports guests to the main tourist area in 15 minutes. Although this is a luxury, old-world property, there are many fantastic onsite amenities for children including a cooking school (6 to 14 years old), painting lessons,…

Bernardus Lodge

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Bernardus Lodge is a cozy retreat set in the vineyards and mountains of idyllic Carmel Valley. Although the property is a well-known romantic getaway, in recent years kids are frequent guests, particularly over the summer months. A few key amenities make it fun for them including an expansive croquet lawn and a lovely swimming pool.…

Borgo Pignano

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  • 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…

Borgo Santo Pietro

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Borgo Santo Pietro, a 16-suite property located 45 minutes west of Siena, is one of the most beautiful hotels we’ve experienced in Italy. The atmosphere is exquisite and the service is highly personalized — it feels more like a private villa than a hotel, and this is what makes it work for families. Every guest is…

Borgo Scopeto Relais

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Borgo Scopeto represents a unique opportunity to stay in the Tuscan countryside and enjoy spectacular food and wine in a casual yet refined environment. Rooms vary in size and have modern decor and amenities. The expansive grounds provide plenty of space for kids to run around, and there are two swimming pools, tennis courts, mountain…

Boston Harbor Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

As the grand dame of Boston’s waterfront, this hotel combines elegance, service, and location to deliver an unforgettable Boston experience. From the moment guests are greeted by the bellmen in long coats and top hats, they know that they’re in for a luxurious stay. The lobby sits right on Boston Harbor and takes advantage of…

Boutique Hotel El Pez

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
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El Pez welcomes adventurous families who want to unplug and unwind in the colorful village of Tulum. This 18-room boutique hotel is located on a lovely little cove just steps from the Caribbean. The atmosphere of this eco-chic property is laid back and relaxed. The oceanfront rooms have amazing views; they are simple but spacious…

Bovey Castle

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Bovey Castle is the epitome of a British fairytale hotel. And, from a child’s point of view, it really is magical. There is a parrot awaiting to chat with them in the lounge, chickens with eggs for them to collect in the coop, wriggling ferrets to pet, and an extensive Bovey Rangers kids’ program and…

Brown’s Hotel

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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Renovated from top to bottom, Brown’s is a landmark London hotel that has successfully merged its classic English character with modern design. The result is a fashionable yet comfortable hotel that appeals to business and leisure travelers, as well as couples and families. Located in Mayfair, Brown’s is within walking distance to many of central…

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
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Set on nine acres of open land adjacent to the commercial center of Banff, the Buffalo Mountain Lodge makes a wonderful home base for exploring the magical scenery of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain-style architecture and handcrafted decor are warm and inviting. Guest rooms are comfortable, with fireplaces and either private balconies or patios; some…

Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

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Buttermilk Falls Inn and Spa located in Milton, New York, is just a 70-mile ride from New York City. Despite its proximity to a busy highway, we were delighted to find a tranquil, majestic property full of fantastical gardens, a working farm and grand views of the Hudson River. The farm includes orchards, an aviary…

Byrnesgrove Farmhouse

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
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Tucked away among the beautiful Kilkenny countryside, Byrnesgrove is a most welcoming farmstay. Hosts Jim and Laura Kenny go to great lengths to ensure that each guest enjoys an authentic farm experience, complete with hearty breakfasts and freshly baked treats, as well as interaction with their menagerie of animals and livestock. The rooms at Byrnesgrove…

Calcot Manor

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Calcot Manor is a luxurious and beautifully appointed 35-room hotel that offers ample opportunity for family time, as well as making it possible for parents to enjoy some “me” time. Rooms and common areas are spacious and wonderfully designed, yet still manage to feel welcoming and cozy. The hotel features a fantastic spa with a…

California Park Hotel

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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California Park Hotel is a fun, very family-oriented property. Kids are everywhere, and there is always activity and action in and around the public areas. The pool is great. The location is not on the water but still works well as it’s only two blocks from the beach and waterfront promenade. The hotel staff is…

Canary Hotel

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Owned by the kid-friendly favorite Kimpton Hotels, the Canary Hotel makes an excellent base for a family getaway to Santa Barbara. The location, just off State Street, is perfect for easy city access. It offers a rooftop pool with sweeping views of the city. The lobby and guest rooms are nicely decorated; guests especially love…

Casa Montani

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  • Location: City

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In a city known for expensive hotel rates, particularly in the luxury category, Casa Montani is an extraordinary find. With just five rooms, this ultra-intimate guest house is an incredible value. Run by a charming Roman family, rooms feature furnishings and beds that are nicer than many hotels at twice the price. Breakfast is hand-delivered…

Catamaran Resort

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Just steps from the beach, the Catamaran Resort is in an excellent location for all ages. Guest rooms are simply decorated but comfortable. Suites are spacious, and many rooms have nice water views. There are plenty of restaurants nearby for those who want to walk to meals, and the hotel offers free tickets in the…

Cavallo Point Lodge

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Set near the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito, Cavallo Point Lodge is a historic retreat with easy access to phenomenal Bay Area activities. Guests are treated to a unique Bay Area experience – most of the lodge is comprised of turn-of-the-century buildings that were part of the original Fort Baker army post. Meticulous renovation work…

CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
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There is a very good reason why CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort in Zermatt has a fast-growing fan club. This 36-room boutique luxury hotel offers a unique, highly personalized guest experience in a town that lives for tourists. The brilliant brainchild of Zermatt local Daniel F. Lauber, CERVO is stylish, convivial, and comfortable. Part of the prestigious Design…

Chalet RoyAlp Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Some of Switzerland’s smaller villages have a fantastic ski set up for families, like Villars-sur-Ollon, located just 45 minutes from Lake Geneva and Lausanne. Chalet RoyAlp Hotel & Spa makes a wonderful winter or summer home base with a variety of resort amenities including an indoor pool, winter kids’ club, a game room, spa, and…

Chateau De Ribagnac

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
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The setting around Chateau Ribagnac is stunning. An old chateau, the hotel is wonderfully restored, grand, and gorgeous. The owners have created an atmosphere that is warm, comfortable, yet still upscale. Guests have the freedom to do as they please. Meanwhile, the experience with children is remarkable. The safe and secure environment makes it seem…

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Chewton Glen is undoubtedly one of the best hotels in the UK, and is slowly inching farther into the family holiday space. Situated on the edge of the New Forest and just minutes’ walk from the sandy beach, it is the ideal place from which to experience rural and coastal England at its very finest.…

Clay Brook at Sugarbush

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  • Location: Mountains

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Hands-down, the best feature of Clay Brook is the location for skiing – guests can literally walk off the slopes, drop their skis with the valet, and that’s it. The property even has boot warmers available – talk about luxury! Kids love the outdoor heated pool and get a kick out of swimming and jumping…

Club Med Ixtapa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Club Med Ixtapa is a self-contained resort in a beautiful setting. We’ve vacationed here a few years in a row and end up never leaving the resort. There is something for everyone: parents are able to get a vacation with and without their kids. It is truly the best of both worlds. There is a…

Conservatorium Hotel

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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Located in the heart of the Museumplein directly across from the Van Gogh museum with easy access to amazing shops, restaurants and Amsterdam’s main tourist attractions, the Conservatorium Hotel is the perfect home-base for style-loving families. A former music conservatory with striking architectural features, this “luxury lifestyle” hotel with 129 rooms and suites is an…

Corinthia Hotel London

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Located right off the River Thames adjacent to some of London’s most beautiful parks, Corinthia Hotel is a special and inviting place. The 294 guest rooms (including 47 suites and seven penthouses) are warm, welcoming and full of natural light. The main spaces at the Corinthia Hotel London are visually spectacular with bold, beautiful floral arrangements built by…

Cortiina Hotel

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For families who want spacious, stylish accommodations in the heart of Munich’s Old Town, the Cortiina Hotel is a fabulous value. The property’s 75 rooms and suites are sleek and contemporary, yet cozy, outfitted with natural materials. Various room configurations work well with kids, from Deluxe Rooms with extra beds to Two-bedroom Suites. Some rooms…

Country Club Lima Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Built in 1927 as a polo club, the atmospheric Country Club Lima Hotel, offers a five-star experience to families from start to finish. With just 83 rooms, the hotel has an intimate ambiance, yet the big perk for families is access to places for kids to play including the onsite swimming pool and access to an adjacent…

Covent Garden Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Covent Garden Hotel is located in a lively part of London with an endless number of fun shops, restaurants, and sights in the immediate area. Despite the constant bustle outside, the environment inside this 58-room property is relaxed, intimate and inviting. The design is English with a stylish, contemporary twist. A unique feature is…

CuisinArt Resort and Spa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

CuisinArt Resort has every amenity you can think of in a wonderful setting. The beach is the highlight with calm surf and warm water and the villas are conveniently located right on the sand for maximum beach time. Much of the food served at the restaurant is from the hotel’s own hydroponic farm and it’s…

Cuixmala

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Cuixmala is the coastal estate of Sir James Goldsmith. Part of a 25,000-acre nature reserve, this is a wonderful place for a family eco-adventure. Surrounded by a jungle and private beaches, you will find crocodiles and turtles, and even open land with zebras, gazelles, and antelope. Brightly colored guest accommodations featuring Oaxacan fabrics and furniture…

Dionora

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Dionora is a bed & breakfast in a stunning setting just a few minutes outside of Montepulciano en route to Pienza. This six-room accommodation is an excellent solution for families who can’t meet Tuscany’s standard minimum Saturday-to-Saturday countryside requirement and want a convenient base from which to explore this spectacular area. The pool and garden are dreamy…

Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located in the heart of California’s Central Coast, Dolphin Bay is an exceptional oceanfront getaway. Comprised entirely of one- and two-bedroom suites, guest units feel like luxurious apartments with fully equipped kitchens, laundry facilities, and spacious living areas. The suites are so well-designed and decorated that it would be easy to settle in comfortably for…

Domaine Des Hauts De Loire

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Set in a wooded park in the heart of the Loire Valley near Blois, this property has acres of space and trails for families to explore by bike or on foot, making it ideal for all ages. Additional onsite activities include swimming and tennis. Although the hotel is upscale with a Relais & Chateaux gastronomic…

Dream Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

The Dream Inn’s beachfront location is ideal for families – kids are just steps from the sand and the landmark Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk with numerous games and rides. The casual and funky decor is fun yet comfortable, and definitely kid-friendly. All rooms feature ocean views and pricing is value-oriented. The pool and lounge area hanging…

Equinox Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Equinox is lovely! Starwood purchased the property and did a major renovation—it is now more sophisticated and very pretty. The food is delicious at both the steakhouse and the tavern, and we love the gorgeous fire-pit and terrace. Despite all the upscale features appreciated by the adults (spa, driving school, golf), there are many…

Esprit Saint Germain

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Offering just 28 rooms, this intimate hideaway on the Left Bank of Paris feels more like a Parisian pied-à-terre than a boutique hotel. The honor bar in the cozy lounge sets the tone for feeling at home here at any point during the day and is perfect for family downtime. Rooms are small, but well…

Essex Culinary Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Vermont’s Essex Culinary Resort & Spa is a truly unique and special place to take a family vacation. It’s located in a beautiful, serene part of Vermont, offering activities such as hiking and biking in the surrounding areas. The theme and essence of the resort is cooking, and the resort offers opportunities for everyone in the…

Europa House

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

For those who want a spacious home away from home in the center of London in one of the city’s most appealing family neighborhoods, Europa House is just right. The property offers a series of very smart, beautifully-appointed apartments set up for family life with hotel services. There is even an onsite carpark and access to one…

Evergreen Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

What makes the Evergreen Lodge special is the variety of summer camp-style activities. Everything is organized around a central plaza with many entertainment options for all ages, including horseshoes, table tennis, and an outdoor fire pit. It is a safe and fun setup for families. The hotel has a toddler play area, board games, a…

Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This hotel is known as the “Castle in the Rockies,” and it lives up to that title. Nestled in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Banff National Park, it is a very special place to stay. It offers one of the best year-round outdoor pools anywhere, with breathtaking views and scenery. There is a great little…

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hotel is beautifully situated overlooking the Lower Village and the St. Lawrence River. It is in the center of town, so everything is close, including the glass funicular, which kids love to ride. In the winter, there is a toboggan ride next to the hotel, which older kids love. The rooms are well designed,…

Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Fairmont Miramar is one of the landmark hotels in Santa Monica. The atmosphere is lively and social, even more so now that they’ve opened a top-notch organic restaurant called Fig. The lush garden is wonderful, and there is even a bit of green grass for kids to run around. My favorite feature for families…

Finca Rosa Blanca

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Finca Rosa Blanca is a great jumping off point for a vacation in Costa Rica. Accommodations are comprised of rooms, suites and villas all set on a working coffee planation. The kids loved this small, eco-inn with its natural pool and huge bathrooms. It has interesting artwork and a unique character and the staff was…

Firefly Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

The Firefly stands out as a truly exceptional boutique hotel experience in a village that is jam-packed with accommodation options. The highlight for families is the massive apartment-style rooms with one to four bedrooms; these suites sleep up to eight people, making them ideal for extended family or small groups. Stylish, modern design meets mountain…

Firesky Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

FireSky Resort & Spa is the perfect alternative to the vast number of huge hotels in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Owned by the family-favorite brand Kimpton Hotels, this boutique property is charming and well-appointed. Guest rooms are large, the staff is outstanding, and there are wonderful common spaces for relaxing. One of the pools is perfect…

Four Seasons Hotel Firenze

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Set in a jaw-dropping 500-year-old palazzo and 16th century convent, staying at the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze (Florence) is a spectacular treat for every age and stage. This old world masterpiece is also home to the largest private botanical garden in Florence, which provides a glorious open space for kids to safely and happily roam. There’s…

Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Four Seasons Hampshire is one of the UK’s top luxury countryside resorts. The term luxury is so loosely banded about nowadays, but from the moment you start the ascent up the drive past the fields of ponies waiting to be ridden and the beautifully manicured formal English gardens, you suspect that you might be in…

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

For years the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita has stood out as one of the best luxury hotels in Mexico. High on the list of favorite attributes is the breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from the main swimming pool and restaurants. The other stand out feature is the truly exceptional service. Adults feel pampered…

Glendine Country House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Glendine Country House is a gorgeous, historic Georgian manor. Full of antiques, the interior is like stepping back in time and the atmosphere is inviting and comfortable. We loved the warm welcome from the owner with fresh scones and tea. This is a huge property so there is room for kids to run around outside,…

Gran Melia Rome

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Gran Melia, located in the heart of Rome, is perfectly situated for a fun-filled Roman holiday with kids. A relatively new luxury hotel, Gran Melia Rome is housed in the historic Villa Agrippina and pairs old-world charm with modern amenities, style and sophistication. The property sits within walking distance of Rome’s most famous attractions, like the Vatican and Pantheon. The…

Grand Hotel De La Minerve

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Hotel De La Minerve is located in a tiny piazza just around the corner from the Pantheon in an area of Rome that is perfect for families. The position of the hotel is particularly appealing because it is in a relatively quiet, calm area given its central location. The rooms are spacious and recently…

Grand Hotel Excelsior Vittoria

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Dating back to 1834, this 98-room landmark hotel in Sorrento has been run by the same family for five generations. The cliff-side setting at the Grand Hotel Excelsior is stunning and guests are immersed in old-world beauty at every turn. One feature we love is the fragrant gardens and orchards – a perfect place to…

Grand Hotel Minerva

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located on the renovated Piazza Santa Maria Novella, the Grand Hotel Minerva makes a convenient base in Florence. The rooftop pool bar is our favorite feature as it enables families to easily escape the heat and crowds of Florence for swimming breaks. The pool isn’t big, but children have plenty of room to swim and…

Grand Hotel Miramare

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Grand Hotel Miramare is an old-school seaside hotel in the center of the Italian Riviera. Family-owned with personalized service, this 84-room Liberty Style gem is perched over the picturesque Tigullio Gulf on the road to Portofino. Just steps from a popular beach club, swimming and water sports are right outside the door. There’s a…

Grand Hotel Stockholm

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

The Grand Hotel is the Grand Dame of Stockholm and is located across from the Royal Castle. What better view to wake up to with your children? This is also the hotel where the Nobel festivities used to take place. The 300-room Grand Hotel is located right in the heart of Stockholm within walking distance…

Grand Hotel Tremezzo

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is perfectly positioned for exploring Lake Como with kids. This lakefront gem has multiple swimming pools, including a “floating” pool on the lake with a beach, as well as a lovely garden.  Although the hotel has an old-world ambiance in the public areas, guest rooms have been thoroughly renovated with modern…

Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Pairing the amenities of a London flat with the quality and services of a five-star hotel, Grosvenor House Suites is a perfect place for families with children of all ages to stay while in London. Overlooking Hyde Park, the location is wonderfully central with extensive attractions, activities, and public transportation options right outside the front…

Homewood Suites San Diego-Del Mar

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

Conveniently located within 20 minutes of all the major attractions (San Diego Zoo, SeaWorld, Legoland, La Jolla, Del Mar, Gaslamp District, etc), Homewood Suites makes an excellent home-base for enjoying the many things to do in San Diego. Despite its corporate roots, this property has adapted to accommodate the traveling family. With fully-functional kitchens in…

Honua Kai Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Honua Kai Resort is an affordable luxury option for families who want top-notch condo amenities paired with the services of an upscale hotel. The one- to three-bedroom suites are ideal for multi-generational trips with kids as they are spacious with room for everyone to spread out. Furnishings are light and contemporary, yet still kid-friendly. Lanais…

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza is comprised of three stately homes from the 1700s built around three courtyards in a quiet oasis in the heart of Seville. It feels like more like the warm and welcoming country estate of an old friend than a hotel. One of the best properties for families in Seville at…

Hotel Al Piave

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Al Piave is a small, family-run hotel in the Castello area of Venice. This location is not as touristy as other areas and a ten minute walk from the popular activities and sights. The property located on a quiet side street; it’s a bit hard to find the first time you look for it,…

Hotel Al Ponte Mocenigo

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Old World

The Hotel Al Ponte Mocenigo is a hidden gem for families seeking value-oriented accommodations in Venice. Convenient to both the Venice train station and the Rialto area, and just steps from a vaporetto stop on the Grand Canal, it is also situated in a genuine residential neighborhood away from the bustle of cruise ship tourists. Rooms…

Hotel Alfonso XIII

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Staying at Hotel Alfonso XIII in Seville is like taking a literal step back in time. This luxurious property, built in the 1920s, has been renovated throughout rooms and public spaces. Suites offer space and privacy, with separate living and sleeping areas and beautiful views over the neighboring regal parks. The pool and lounge areas make a wonderful setting to cool off…

Hotel Amigo

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Located in the heart of Brussels, this luxury hotel in the Rocco Forte collection offers all the comforts of home for a traveling family. The upscale interior design has a fun side, offering touches of Brussels native Tintin at every turn its rooms and suites. There is even a themed Tin Tin Suite that will…

Hotel and Spa Rosa Alpina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel and Spa Rosa Alpina is a family-owned Relais & Chateaux property set in the Dolomite mountains in the village of San Cassiano. The hotel has an award-winning spa, an indoor pool, and a two-star Michelin restaurant plus a delicious casual restaurant. The staff is warm and wonderful. The 51-room hotel is tastefully decorated and…

Hotel Arts Barcelona

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Hotel Arts is a stunning, modern property and a fantastic option for families that want a luxurious home-base while exploring Barcelona. As the tallest building in Barcelona, Hotel Arts’ guest rooms offer incredible city and sea views, and are spacious for a European city hotel. There are a number of configuration options for families including suites, connecting…

Hotel Beacon

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the heart of Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the Hotel Beacon is a landmark hotel that is a haven for smart tourists seeking a more residential experience in the Big Apple. The Beacon is a perfect base for a family visiting New York. It’s situated in an upscale neighborhood with easy access to the…

Hotel Belvedere

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Guests appreciate the wonderful lake and mountain views from Hotel Belvedere, located in the iconic and historic village of Bellagio. The highlight of this property for families is the fantastic outdoor areas for kids, including a large garden and heated swimming pool. Rooms are simple (three-star) but spacious, and there are a few configurations that…

Hotel Bodmi

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Bodmi is an excellent example of a Swiss three-star hotel that would be classified as a four-star property in any other part of the world. Located on a grassy/snowy knoll above the town of Grindelwald, it has magnificent views of the Eiger and surrounding peaks. The hotel’s position is ideal, as it allows guests…

Hotel Brighton

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

It’s hard to beat this Right Bank location from a sightseeing and convenience perspective. Hotel Brighton overlooks the Tuileries Garden, and some rooms have fantastic Paris views. What makes this hotel work for families is the variety of spacious room options for adults traveling with children. Rooms are clean and well-appointed. Pricing is value-oriented for…

Hotel Byron

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Located directly across from the Tyrrhenian Sea in Forte dei Marmi, Hotel Byron offers easy access to the beach, dining, shopping and attractions in this lively upscale resort town, popular with Italians and tourists alike. With beautiful sea views from many rooms and public areas, a swimming pool, free bicycles and an excellent onsite restaurant, Hotel…

Hotel Continental

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Looking across the bay with sweeping views of both Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino, Hotel Continental offers classic Italian Riviera luxury in a family-friendly setting. The location is excellent, just a short walk from the main square. Service is warm and attentive. With two restaurants, nice gardens, and a private beach club with secluded swimming…

Hotel de la Tremoille

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Located in one of the most coveted neighborhoods in Paris between the Champs-Elysées and the Avenue Montaigne in the 8th arrondissement, Hotel De La Trémoille is a gem for families. The quintessential Parisian exterior and views from the hotel provide a strong sense of place. The highlight of this 98-room property for families is the…

Hotel de Russie

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Rocco Forte’s Hotel de Russie offers one of our favorite luxury experiences in Italy with kids. Ideally located between the Piazza de Popolo and the Spanish Steps, families walk out the door into Rome’s most exclusive neighborhood filled with joyful strolling, shops, and restaurants. The hotel’s most unique feature is their lush, idyllic garden for relaxing between sightseeing…

Hotel del Coronado

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Families can’t get enough of the gorgeous beach at the Hotel del Coronado, a landmark luxurious property with beautiful rooms and ocean views. Accommodations range from rooms to beach cottages and villas. The town of Coronado is cute, and the overall area is perfect for walking and bike riding. The hotel has daily kids’ activities,…

Hotel del Sol

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Trendy

Hotel del Sol is conveniently located, kid-durable yet hip, filled with great San Francisco to-do ideas and affordable. Small things like video rentals, eclectic room decor, and daily pool breakfast/afternoon cookies make the place seem fun for all kinds of kids. Since it’s part of the Joie de Vivre hotels, you can build frequency points…

Hotel Eiger

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A mountain lover’s dream come true, Mürren is dramatically perched above a steep valley at 1,650 meters (5,413 feet) with the ultimate view of the Eiger, Jungfrau, and Mönch peaks. Accessible only via cable car or train, this car-free village is wondrous for all ages. Run by the same family for four generations, Hotel Eiger…

Hotel Esencia

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Esencia is a luxury hotel with 27 suites and 2 villas with private pools located on a beautiful beach in the Riviera Maya. The atmosphere is intimate and the food is fantastic. The staff goes out of their way to make stays relaxing and they greet guests by name. Parents can relax on the beach while kids…

Hotel Estherea

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Run by generations of the same family since it opened in the 1940s, Hotel Estherea radiates warmth and welcome. The property spans a series of renovated canal houses in a quiet residential neighborhood. Rooms and public spaces are lavishly yet tastefully decorated; each has its own unique look and feel. Some of the 93 rooms…

Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located right on the Venice Lido beach, the Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort offers guests relief from the congestion and crowds in the center of Venice. Families love having immediate access to a sandy beach with private cabanas and a swimming pool over the summer months. A seasonal kids’ club for ages 4-12 is available…

Hotel Flora

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Hotel Flora is a true gem in Venice, a city known for overpriced hotels. This 45-room family-run hotel is ideally located just a few minutes’ walk from St. Mark’s Square, with very central access to all of Venice’s main attractions. Although the property is off one of the most exclusive shopping streets in the city,…

Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Owned by the French brand Lucien Barrière, Hôtel Fouquet’s Barrière offers a wonderful experience for families as they activity cater to children with a long list of amenities and treats. The hotel is located on the Champs-Élysées  in the heart of the non-stop action; in contrast, inside, the hotel is a lovely oasis with history,…

Hotel Golden Key

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Hotel Golden Key is an amazing value in the heart of historic Prague. A renovated 13th-century locksmith’s shop (as denoted by the gilt key that still hangs over the door), the hotel sits on the winding Nerudova Street in the Mala Strana neighborhood, one of the most atmospheric parts of the city and walkable to the best of…

Hotel Les Grands Montets

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Boutique

This mountain view hotel has cozy, individually decorated rooms and suites, some on two levels. The atmosphere is casual yet classy, and the location provides easy access to the ski resort. There is a kids’ game room, swimming pool and outdoor Jacuzzi. The hotel has great breakfasts and there are good restaurants just a 10-minute…

Hotel Londra Palace

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Hotel Londra Palace is right on the main canal in Venice with unbelievable views of the water. The public boats, taxis, and gondolas of Venice all stop here making transportation to and from the hotel a breeze. All of Venice’s main attractions are easily accessed from here. Recently redecorated guest rooms are fresh and luxurious.…

Hotel Mas Des Carassins

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The setting of this hotel is beautiful, with expansive, well-landscaped grounds and fountains throughout. Rooms are spacious and clean and the staff are warm and helpful. The evening dinner is amazing and reasonable for the area. It’s a 10-minute walk into the small town of St. Rémy, which has plenty of good restaurants and shops.

Hotel Mayfair Paris

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Located right on Rue di Rivoli, Hotel Mayfair Paris is as convenient for sightseeing as it is charming and comfortable for families. This small hotel has a traditional old-world Paris feel, from the antique-style room keys to the slanted ceilings in the guest rooms. The quiet common areas make this a cozy place for families with…

Hotel Meierhof

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Hotel Meierhof is an excellent year-round base for a family vacation in Davos. It’s all about easily accessing the plethora of incredible outdoor activities in this area, and the hotel location in the heart of city is extremely convenient. The ski bus stops outside the front door. A wide variety of shops and restaurant are…

Hotel Monaco Philadelphia

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Located in the heart of Philadelphia’s historic district, Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco is an ideal spot for families touring Philadelphia. It overlooks Independence Park and is just steps from landmark sites such as the Liberty Bell and Constitution Center. The 268-room hotel has many accommodation types that work for families, including suites, connecting rooms and rooms…

Hotel Monaco Seattle

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Hotel Monaco’s location is fabulous, near a library with a 15,000-square-foot children’s section. The property is walking distance from many of Seattle’s tourist attractions. Public areas are lively and the restaurant is fine with kids. Guest rooms are spacious, with fun KimptonKids treats and amenities. Service is extremely friendly and helpful. A magician showcases family-friendly…

Hotel Palazzo Murat

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Location, location, location! These three little words sum up Palazzo Murat’s distinct advantage over its counterparts in Positano, a gem of a vacation town set into the cliffs of the gorgeous Amalfi coastline. The incredibly steep incline of the city’s streets and staircases make it challenging for families; the fact that Palazzo Murat is situated…

Hotel Ponte Sisto

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Walking distance from many of Rome’s most popular tourist sights, Hotel Ponte Sisto is an independent hotel with friendly and personalized service. The 103 rooms and suites are well-appointed and comfortable; some units have a private terrace. Family suites are ideal for four or five people and reasonably priced compared to similar options in Rome.…

Hotel Poseidon Positano

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Hotel Poseidon offers stunning views of the town of Positano and the sea. It’s also one of the few hotels in town with a large swimming pool and outdoor lounge area, making it a wonderful place to relax with kids. There are a few room configurations that sleep families comfortably, including Superior Suites and connecting…

Hotel Regency Firenze

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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Hotel Regency is an old-world boutique accommodation on a leafy square in Florence. A highlight for families is that this square includes a park with a lovely playground for young children. The staff and ambiance at Hotel Regency are unbelievably intimate and friendly — it feels more like staying at an elegant guest house than a hotel…

Hotel Ritz Madrid by Belmond

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The Ritz Madrid is one of the great luxury hotels of Europe. Built in 1910, its construction was intended to establish Madrid as a landmark destination in Europe, competing with cities such as Paris and London. Its grand foyer, dining rooms, and opulent guest rooms are stunning, and make guests really feel as though they…

Hotel Rufolo

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Ravello is a quaint town with lots of local children. Hotel Rufolo has a fantastic location in the center of the town, yet still feels secluded. There are stunning views of the Amalfi Coast from all areas of the hotel. Rooms are simple, comfortable, and spacious, and a good value for this area. The friendly…

Hotel Santa Caterina

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Hotel Santa Caterina has a stunning location in Amalfi with clifftop gardens, a pool at the sea’s edge, and a beach. The views are spectacular and the gardens feel distinctly Mediterranean, with lemon trees and views of the sea. Rooms have traditional decor and the sea view rooms with balconies are outstanding. Common areas and…

Hotel Savoy

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Managed by Rocco Forte Hotels, Hotel Savoy is a 102-room landmark boutique hotel in Florence. The guest experience is all about tradition and the importance of family, from extensive connecting configurations that create apartment-like spaces, to the new bistro-style restaurant featuring family recipes from Sir Rocco Forte’s mother, Irene. The decor is warm and homey with colorful…

Hotel Silvana

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Hotel Silvana offers families an authentic and unique way to experience Zermatt. This family-owned gem is located in the outside of town in the mountains below the Matterhorn. Electric taxis are available to transport luggage, but guests can hike, take the gondola, or ski the door. The owners have created a cozy space inside with a cute…

Hotel Verneuil

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Walk-out-your-door to fabulous everything from this incredible Left Bank location in the coveted Saint-Germain des Prés just a block off the Seine. Hotel Verneuil is located in our favorite part of Paris where attractions on both banks are accessible on foot. And they have connecting rooms! Almost unheard of for a 26-room hotel in the heart of…

Hotel Villa Cora

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Hotel Villa Cora is a beautiful luxury hotel just on the edge of Florence. With easy access to the city and spectacular views of the city and the countryside, it provides a perfect solution for families who want to stay out of the hustle and bustle of Florence but still be close to Tuscany’s main attractions for day…

Hotel Villa Fiesole

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With just 32 guest rooms, this 19th-century villa is an excellent choice for families who want a boutique hotel experience and relief from the crowds of Florence. Located in Fiesole in the hills above Florence, the property has expansive views of the area. The setting is wonderful, with a garden area where kids can run…

Hotel Villa Ottone

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Once a lavish home to the family of the Counts Toscanelli, Villa Ottone offers a paradise escape from the crowds of Italy’s usual seaside destinations. With its own private beach and charm to surpass many other villas of its kind, Villa Ottone takes guests back in time to an era where luxury was as much about…

Hotel Vondel

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Hotel Vondel manages to be hip and stylish, yet cozy and kid-friendly for all ages. The warm attitude and comfortable decor make this an appealing base for lounging between sightseeing excursions. Public areas are homelike and filled with books and contemporary art. Ideal room categories for families include apartments with kitchenette facilities; suites; and connecting…

Hotel Zephyr

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Hotel Zephyr offers families a fun — literally — base from which to explore San Francisco. This boutique hotel on the water in Fisherman’s Wharf is designed in a playful nautical theme with games incorporated into both private and public guest spaces. From life-size Connect 4 in a massive outdoor lounge to a super-cool game…

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa

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The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa couldn’t be in a better location. It sits directly across from the expansive, beautiful beach – simply walk across the hotel’s pedestrian bridge to cross the Pacific Coast Highway. Guests not in the mood to get sandy can take the kids to the resort’s private water playground,…

Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe

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The Hyatt Regency is a wonderful resort for families visiting Lake Tahoe. Kid-friendly amenities include a private sandy beach with watersports rentals, a kids’ club, a heated pool and hot tubs, and an arcade in the hotel. Meanwhile, adults will enjoy the casino and great dining options, an incredible spa, and workout facilities. Sierra Cloud,…

Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Luxury in every sense, from super-comfy bedding to dark chocolates at turndown. The hotel has a great location convenient for sightseeing and a warm feeling. The corner suite has a lovely parent’s bedroom that not only feels like a spa with its warm tones and plush linens, but it’s set up in just the right…

In Piazza della Signoria

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In Piazza della Signoria, a renovated 15th-century palazzo next door to the Gucci Museo, is a fantastic find for families seeking both value and character in the very heart of Florence. The 10 rooms are simple but spacious, clean and comfortable, and bathrooms are handsomely appointed. Each room is uniquely decorated with antiques and named…

Intercontinental Boston

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Set right on the harbor, the Intercontinental is in the perfect spot to take advantage of all the family-friendly Boston activities. You can walk to the Children’s Museum, the Aquarium, the North End, The ICA, Faneuil Hall, and many parts of the Freedom Trail. The hotel is newer, with upbeat, modern decor that is sophisticated…

InterContinental The Clement Monterey

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The location for InterContinental The Clement Monterey is absolutely ideal for families, adjacent to the Monterey Aquarium and steps from the walking/biking path that continues along the ocean. Families can buy multi-day passes for the aquarium, so events such as otter feedings are easy to catch, and little kids can go back to the hotel…

Internazionale Domus

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Many Rome hotels boast about having a Spanish Steps address, but Internazionale Domus is one of the few properties that is literally on the Piazza di Spagna. This cherished, atmospheric location, combined with a variety of family-oriented guest room configurations, make this property an exceptional resource for families. All apartments have kitchenette or kitchen facilities.…

J.K. Place Firenze

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
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J.K. Place Firenze is one of the original boutique hotels in Florence, with just 20 guest rooms. Their deep experience crafting personalized guest experiences is evident at every turn — it’s the ultimate ‘ask and you shall receive’ setup. This bespoke ‘lifestyle’ approach is what makes J.K. Place work for families, as the staff goes out of…

J.K. Place Roma

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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…

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

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We’ve traveled everywhere and this is one of our favorite resorts in the world with kids. Built on the site of a former coconut plantation, the property is small and intimate with a quiet feel and beautiful grounds. It is eco-friendly and all guests stay in private bungalows (called bures). What works so well here…

Knightsbridge Hotel

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This cozy 44-room boutique hotel is in the middle of Knightsbridge, a stone’s throw away from some of London’s best museums, shops, and parks. The Knightsbridge Hotel feels more like a private home than a hotel – the ambiance is warm, welcoming, and exceptionally comfortable. The decor is sophisticated and stylish, guest rooms are exquisite,…

L’Albereta

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L’Albereta is an idyllic two- to three-night getaway for families traveling in Northern Italy who want a unique and very Italian luxury hotel experience. In the picturesque Franciacorta wine region, the Moretti family has transformed a historic country house into a boutique hotel with an award-winning restaurant and state-of-the-art spa featuring health counseling, analysis, and…

L’Andana

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  • Location: Countryside

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The luxury resort L’Andana, with its Enrico Bartolini restaurant, is fabulous. From the moment you walk through the doors you know it’s something beyond special. The views and smells at this property are calming and beautiful with gorgeous gardens and a relaxing pool. The service and staff are marvelous. My boys loved the huge bathtub and…

L’Auberge Del Mar

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Set in the heart of Del Mar, a picturesque town that embodies Southern California’s laid-back elegance and charm, L’Auberge Del Mar is a luxury boutique hotel that manages to be hip yet kid-friendly. With just 120 guest rooms, the hotel has airy, peaceful spaces with stunning views of the Pacific. Rooms are casual and comfortable,…

La Bandita

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  • Location: Countryside

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At the end of a long and winding dirt road, La Bandita sits on a verdant hillside where kids can run around to their hearts’ content and interact with the farm animals on property. In the “Pig Sty,” a former pig sty converted into a luxe and gorgeous family suite. a sliding door gives parents…

La Bandita Townhouse

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La Bandita is a stylish 12-room luxury boutique hotel tucked inside the historic center of Pienza, one of Tuscany’s most beautiful hill towns. Owner and manager John Voightmann has done a fabulous job incorporating modern style into the historical character of this beautiful 1460s building, which was once a convent. There are several room options that accommodate…

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

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The Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa sits on a cliff overlooking the Dana Point Harbor and the ocean. The location is ideal for a multi-faceted family vacation as it’s a day trip from Los Angeles, Disneyland, and even San Diego. The resort is reasonably priced for the area with a plethora of kid-friendly amenities.…

Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue

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Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue is an excellent choice for an apartment-like New York City family hotel. Its incredible service and wonderful family-focused accommodations include options of Family One Bedroom Suites with fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryers. Langham Place is centrally located on the coveted Fifth Avenue, and is an easy walk from Broadway theaters, Rockefeller Center,…

Lapa Rios Ecolodge

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One of National Geographic’s top 50 ecolodges in the world and a pioneer of its kind in Costa Rica, Lapa Rios offers families an unforgettable and educational adventure vacation experience. Set within a 1,000-acre private reserve of virgin rainforest in the Osa Peninsula, every moment at Lapa Rios is immersive, from howler monkey wake-up calls to…

Le Chevrefeuille

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Le Chevrefeuille is a farmhouse complex in the Dordogne countryside surrounded by fields of sunflowers. The location is exceptional as almost all of the main tourist attractions are located within a 30-minute drive. The surrounding area is full of kid-friendly castles, prehistoric caves and outdoor adventures. Room types at the hotel vary for families and include…

Le Fleuray Hotel

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  • Location: Countryside

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Le Fleuray is family-owned and the warm, inviting atmosphere makes guests feel right at home. Located in the heart of the Loire Valley in a tranquil and rural setting, the hotel is close to the best vineyards, castles, and towns to explore with kids. The restaurant features gourmet food from the region and in warmer months, it’s…

Le Mas de Chastelas

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It’s rare to find a place that literally takes your breath away, but when you pull up by the main entrance to Le Mas de Chastelas, the natural Provençal beauty of the place does just that. Before you’ve even stepped through that front door your eye is drawn past the chic interior and through the…

Le Meurice

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Le Meurice is a legendary and luxury Palace hotel in the heart of Paris, located on the fashionable Rue de Rivoli, just across the street from the Tuileries Garden and the Louvre. This five-star hotel has spared no expense in its 160 rooms and suites. With 400 friendly staff members, this is a place for…

Le Parker Meridien

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The location of this property is excellent, with easy access to Central Park, Times Square, and great shopping. Highlights for kids include the 20-foot Wii set up in the racquetball court (fee-based) and the swimming pool on the 44th floor with an outside observatory deck. Families who need a break from sightseeing will enjoy simply…

Les Fermes De Marie

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

If you’re looking for the ultimate chalet-style luxury experience, this is it. Les Fermes de Marie is a spectacular boutique hotel that manages to successfully merge adult-focused relaxation with a kid-friendly vibe in an intimate setting. A lovely spa featuring their exclusive mountain plant-derived product line is paired with a kid-friendly indoor pool. The delicious,…

Les Jardins Du Marais

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The off-the-beaten-path location of Les Jardins du Marais, on the border of the 11th and 3rd districts, offers families an opportunity to experience life in an authentic and historic Parisian neighborhood. The big tourist attractions of Paris are an easy Metro ride away, as the station is just a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.…

Liassidi Palace Hotel

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The Liassidi Palace has a beautiful courtyard for relaxing between sightseeing excursions, and looks onto a pretty canal. The hotel is located slightly off the beaten path, but still centrally positioned for all the major Venice attractions. The staff is friendly and helpful. Cribs are available for babies and toddlers. Rooms are spacious and clean.

Liss Ard Estate

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A 200-acre estate in southwest Ireland just outside Skibbereen town, Liss Ard Estate offers Liss Ard Country House, Garden Mews and the Lake Lodge. During summer months and school holidays, the children’s club is in action, with outdoor activities, sports, and treasure hunts. Indoor activities include arts and crafts, baking/cooking, and indoor sports. A library…

Little River Inn

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Nestled on over 200 acres in Mendocino County, the Little River Inn is a quaint set of white Victorian buildings that sits off Highway 1. Guests enjoy big ocean views (all rooms but one have them) and whale watching in season from the comfort of their porch rocking chairs. Families throw baseballs and footballs on…

Locanda Di Bagnara

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Centrally located near the A-1 super highway, the hotel sits on the piazza of the sleepy little town of Bagnara di Romagna. The large rooms are luxurious and include breakfast. The location makes a nice home-base for area exploration including Imola, Ravenna, and Bologna.

Locanda Rosati

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  • Location: Countryside

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Locanda Rosati offers an authentic Italian farmhouse experience. The rural setting is idyllic, yet the location is just a short drive from historic Orvieto. We love that the property is relatively close to the A1 highway and provides an easy one-two night stop for families arriving in and out of the Rome airport who don’t…

Locanda Rossa

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  • Location: Countryside

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Locanda Rossa is a boho-chic resort located in the Maremma region of Tuscany a short drive from the Ligurian Sea. It offers 18 rooms, suites, and 3-bedroom apartments, accommodating families of up to six people. An onsite organic farm-to-table restaurant serves a fresh buffet and an la carte menu for breakfast, as well as lunch and dinner. The most…

Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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  • Location: Seaside

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Loews offers a variety of unique programs and services for children; including lending libraries of games, special children’s menus which include healthy options, tours, Fisher-Price welcome gifts, and supervised recreational programs. There is also a zero entry pool that is a safe and a fun way to enjoy the magnificent pool with small kids. Highlights…

Loews New Orleans

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  • Location: City

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Loews New Orleans has a prime location in the Central Business District downtown, which is convenient for visitors yet feels quiet at the end of the day. It’s a quick streetcar ride from here to French Quarter sightseeing. The property has nearly 300 rooms and suites, all spacious, chic and comfortable. Some have river views,…

Luna Hotel Baglioni Venice

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

The Luna Hotel Baglioni, one of Venice’s grand hotels, is an old-world, opulent Venetian palace ideally located just steps away from St. Mark’s Square, making it extremely convenient. Luxurious rooms (including connecting options) and suites are very spacious; a special few signature suites are absolutely massive, with private terraces boasting wonderful Venice views. The award-winning onsite…

MacArthur Place

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Walking distance from downtown Sonoma, MacArthur Place is an integrated inn and spa. The property has extremely comfortable rooms and the spa services are outstanding. The grounds are beautiful and fun for toddlers to run around. The staff is super-friendly and we found the onsite restaurant, Saddles, to be very nice, yet low-key enough for…

Magnolia Hotel Denver

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Located just blocks from the 16th Street Mall in downtown Denver, the Magnolia Hotel offers easy access to a wide variety of shops and restaurants. Although the hotel has 246 rooms, it feels intimate with cozy public spaces and a boutique hotel vibe. Families can choose from guest units with two double beds, connecting rooms,…

Majestic Hotel & Spa Barcelona

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Majestic Hotel & Spa is a classic symbol of luxury accommodation in Barcelona. Staying in tune with what travelers want, the Majestic brand now offers hotel rooms and suites plus luxury apartments. Located in the heart of the city, both options are within walking distance to an array of shops, restaurants and monuments. The apartments, called Majestic Residences, are just across…

Marbella Club

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Staying at Marbella Club is like staying in a small village with great amenities and services at every turn. With 84 rooms, 37 suites, and 14 villas, there are a number of accommodation categories that work well for families. The beach is wonderful and a fantastic place for children to play; meanwhile, the spa offers…

Marignolle Relais & Charme

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Charming villa located in the hills outside of Florence (ten minute cab ride into the city) is a welcome respite from the crowds of the city. The pool is a great relief with kids after a day of sightseeing in the heat of the Tuscan summers. The staff is kind and informative and very helpful…

Marktgasse Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

One of the oldest inns in Zurich, Marktgasse Hotel provides a cozy, welcoming base for families with children of all ages. The 39-room property offers wonderful spaces to relax, including a library and work area with toys, as well as a wonderful selection of books that can be borrowed. The design is stylish and modern.…

Masseria Torre Coccaro

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Masseria Torre Coccaro is the kind of place where guests check in stressed from everyday life and, a week later, check out well fed, relaxed, and rejuvenated. Family-run, this upscale, atmospheric hotel offers a totally unique beach vacation experience. The historic estate produces olive oil from its grove of 1,000-year-old trees and is full of…

Mirror Lake Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This hotel in the Adirondack Mountains has a beautiful setting, and the location is wonderful – just a 2-minute walk from the town of Lake Placid and a 10-minute drive to the ski area. The property is set right on Mirror Lake with a private beach. There are a million activities to choose from throughout…

Montage Laguna Beach

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Quite simply, Montage Laguna Beach exceeds expectations in many ways. Southern Californian families know this, which is why an incredible number of them return year after year. The oceanfront setting is stunning, and every guest appreciates this, as all guest rooms look out at the water in one way or another. The main public areas…

Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The geometric architecture of Monteverde Lodge & Gardens is as unique as the protected Cloud Forest Reserves that make this area a magnet for nature enthusiasts from around the world. Built using sustainable woods, the eco-conscious lodge is designed to frame the  forest and garden around it. This is a good thing as there’s as…

Nick’s Cove

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Nick’s Cove is the perfect place to slow down and enjoy a short getaway with kids. Located on Tomales Bay just outside Point Reyes, Nick’s Cove, a former fishing village dating back to the 1930s,  is comprised of 12 historic cottages that exude seaside charm. Waterfront rooms are a huge treat with spacious sleeping and…

Nira Alpina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Nira Alpina, a new boutique hotel in the St. Moritz resort area, offers something fresh and modern to luxury-seeking families. The eclectic and cozy interior design is hip and fun. Guests will never forget they’re in the mountains, as large windows in both rooms and public areas provide wonderful Engadine Alps views. Spacious Junior Suites…

No. 5 Maddox Street

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

No. 5 Maddox Street is a family-friendly apart-hotel, meaning an accommodation with an apartment set up paired with hotel services. For families with school-age and up kids, No. 5 Maddox Street is in the perfect location for London’s kid-friendly activities. It’s located on the edge of Mayfair just off Regent Street, one of London’s prime…

Nonantum Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Nonantum Resort is the perfect place to stay for families visiting Kennebunkport, Maine. Not only does it provide walking access to the waterfront and seaside village, but it provides a slew of onsite activities for children including crafts, kayaking excursions, family movie nights, ice-cream parties, Princess & Pirate Parties, paddle board demonstrations, cooking demos, campfire…

Oceana Santa Monica

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

The Oceana is in the heart of Santa Monica across the street from the beach and Santa Monica Pier.  It has a relaxing vibe and the short walk to the beach to bike or stroll or the Third Street Promenade for shopping and dining means it’s easy to take in the tourist sites and come…

Omni Mount Washington Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This historic property has many fantastic amenities and services for families. The Omni Mount Washington Resort offers rooms, suites, and townhouse units where guests have access to all hotel facilities yet enjoy more living space and kitchens. Featuring a wide range of activities for all ages, including a kids’ club and a nearby zipline, the…

Omni Parker House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This historic, classic Boston hotel is perfectly situated just footsteps from Boston Common and the Freedom Trail. It’s also close to both the Waterfront area and Back Bay. What really puts this hotel on the map is the amazing Freedom Trail Suite. This suite is huge, well-designed, and entertaining for all ages featuring a children’s…

Omni San Francisco Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Omni San Francisco is located downtown just a short walk from Chinatown, Union Square, and the Embarcadero. The former 1920’s bank building exudes elegance with its stately architecture and beautiful marble lobby. At first glance you may think this is not a place for kids, but the doormen immediately dispel this notion with a warm kid-friendly welcome.…

Palazzo del Vice Re

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Palazzo del Vice Re is a lovingly restored palace that has been transformed into a unique boutique property in the picturesque fishing village of Lezzeno along the shores of Lake Como. This intimate hotel offers both guest rooms and apartments; each of the spacious apartment accommodations combines old world charm with modern conveniences like fully equipped…

Palazzo Magnani Feroni

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Palazzo Magnani Feroni, a 16th-century palace in a historic neighborhood in Florence, is an all-suite luxury hotel with highly personalized services and amenities. Multi-room family suites are available, making it one of the best hotels in Florence with children. The hotel also provides baby cots/cribs and highchairs on request. Free breakfast and WIFI are included…

Palazzo Schiavoni

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Palazzo Schiavoni is a 400-year-old palazzo on a small canal within a five-minute walk of San Marco. Spacious apartment-style units accommodate families well. Rooms are traditional with basic kitchenette facilities. There are no other real amenities available here. The benefit for families is the value-oriented pricing, space with children, and convenience to Venice attractions.

Palazzo Vecchietti

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

This boutique Residenza d’Epoca (historic residence) with just 14 rooms offers personalized service in an intimate setting that feels more like an upscale guest house than a hotel. Palazzo Vecchietti offers spacious rooms, suites, and apartments designed for comfort and function with plush fabrics, luxurious bathrooms, and hideaway kitchenettes. The decoration is modern and timeless, not trendy, and includes original…

Parador de Granada

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A former 15th-century convent, Parador de Granada is located within the magical Alhambra Palace complex, making it an ideal place for an overnight or two when visiting this UNESCO-protected site. With family-friendly room configurations, plus wonderful views over the gardens and summer palace, the hotel is an authentic Spanish oasis for families. The onsite restaurant prepares delicious meals and…

Parador de Nerja

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Parador de Nerja is an oasis in a typical whitewashed Spanish village on the Costa del Sol. It’s a perfect haven for families who want the luxury of wonderful views and a beautifully manicured lawn with a private pool and playground overlooking the Mediterranean. The hotel is set on a cliff with a private elevator to a…

Park Hyatt Beaver Creek

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek is in an incredible location with ideal access to chair lifts, ski school, restaurants, and shopping. The hotel overlooks the ice skating rink in town, and countless activities are just steps from the hotel’s door. A favorite feature is the kid-friendly lobby, with an enormous fireplace where people of all…

Parkhotel Delta

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Parkhotel Delta is family-oriented in every way. From the guest rooms that accommodate families, to their expansive garden filled with games and places for kids to play, there is no shortage of places for families to relax. The food is excellent and kids enjoy the independence of being able to roam the grounds, ride bikes, play…

Pavillon De La Reine

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This 54-room gem in the heart of the Marais has a number of excellent room options for families. Pavillon de la Reine is part of the historic Place des Vosges and guests here enjoy a unique Parisian experience. The property is an ideal choice for families who want a private, intimate stay in an atmospheric…

Pitcher Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This beautiful inn is located in a quaint Vermont town. Each room is unique; two-bedroom suites are especially comfortable for families. Bathrooms are lovely. The staff are amazing and very attentive; they’ll be happy to start the fireplaces found in some units. The inn’s fabulous, upscale restaurant will prepare special dishes for kids. Young guests…

Playa Grande Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Located just 5 minutes (on foot) from downtown Cabo San Lucas, the entire Playa Grande Resort is kid-friendly with gorgeous Pacific Ocean views. All guest rooms feature kitchen facilities and upscale decor. The pools serve as the centerpiece of this well-designed hotel, relaxing parents and exciting kids the minute they lay eyes on them. The…

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn is one of the few upscale, boutique hotels in the north Lake Tahoe area. Indoor public spaces include a cozy cafe with excellent food and wine, and more of the same in the intimate fine dining restaurant. Standard double rooms with two queen beds are available, plus there are a few…

Portrait Firenze

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The Ferragamo family owns the Portrait Firenze. This boutique all-suite hotel offers seven Family Suites with a master bedroom and separate living room that converts into a second bedroom at night. Suites also offer kitchenette facilities for easy meals and snacks, making the Portrait Firenze an ideal apartment-style home-base for families visiting Florence. Some suites have fantastic views of the…

Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

The Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island offers the beach, lagoon-style swimming pools and tropical gardens. The kids’ club is popular and very much part of the social element at the resort. You’ll see and hear the kids as they move about the property having fun. There’s also a waterslide and an additional kid-friendly pool…

Raphael Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The unbeatable location on a quiet street adjacent to Piazza Navona is the reason we love Hotel Raphael for families. Many of Rome’s major tourist attractions are within walking distance. Rich with local color, the historic streets in this part of the city are fun to explore. The ivy-covered hotel has a boutique feel with…

Relais Christine

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Located in the heart of St. Germain des Pres, Relais Christine is tucked away on a quiet street. This gem is an ideal Left Bank home-base surrounded by charming cafes, restaurants, and shops; it has easy access to Right Bank attractions as well since it is only a block from the Seine. Fantastic walking and…

Renvyle House Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Old World

Renvyle is in a truly stunning location on a peninsula on the west coast of Ireland. It is a commitment to navigate the single-lane, rural roads to get here – Renvyle is about 90 minutes (by car) west of Galway City, just outside Clifden in Connemara. The stark scenery is breathtaking and the destination is…

Residence Adriano

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

Residence Adriano is an apart-hotel located just a few minutes walk from the historical center of Bologna. Cinema-themed accommodations add interest and fun to the fourteen suites with fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities. Rooms have a practical versus stylish feel to them, but they are well-appointed, comfortable, and spotless. There are no public areas…

Residence Hilda

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

This twelve-room boutique property is ideal for families. Residence Hilda is comprised of spacious suites and apartments paired with hotel-style services. The property has a part-time front desk staff and daily housekeepers who even do dishes! Guest apartments are contemporary and comfortable. The location is excellent and centrally located just steps from the Duomo with…

Resort at Squaw Creek

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Resort at Squaw Creek is one of the few full service resort properties in the North Lake Tahoe area. Set at the Eastern end of Squaw Valley, the setting and mountain views from this vantage point are spectacular. Although the hotel is very modern on the outside, rooms and public areas are traditional and…

Riffelalp Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Zermatt has no shortage of luxury hotels. The Riffelalp Resort stands out, however, as the only option located on a 2,222-meter/7,290-foot summit with front and center views of the Matterhorn. Accessing the hotel requires a 20-minute ride on the Gornergrat train, but the tradeoff is that guests enjoy a reprieve from the sea of tourists…

Roberts Grove Beach Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Roberts Grove is kid-friendly but caters to grown-ups too. Guests of all ages are happy at the nice beach and pools, where kids can be kids. The beach is shallow with small waves; beach toys are available. Two-bedroom units with kitchens and hammocks are perfect for families; located close to the beach, they have roof-top…

Royal Hotel Sanremo

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Warm, friendly service makes all ages feel right at home Royal Hotel Sanremo, nestled in a park-like oasis with access to a lovely Ligurian beach and spectacular views of the Mediterranean. Kids love the large free-form swimming pool, filled with temperate saltwater, as well as the onsite kids’ club, playground and sports such as tennis…

Saint James Paris

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Saint James Paris is a grand, gated chateau with a private garden in the elegant and exclusive 16th Arrondisement. Guests that stay at this forty-eight room property are instantly immersed in the stately, old-world ambiance. The broad, leafy boulevards that characterize this area are perfect for leisurely family strolls yet the property is a…

Sandy Lane

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Located directly on the beach in St. James, Barbados, Sandy Lane is a true vacation for the entire family. With direct flights from New York and many US cities, it’s a perfect escape for a long weekend or a week-long vacation. The hotel offers incredible food, golf, tennis, watersports, and a beautiful spa. You can…

Saunton Sands Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This seaside resort overlooks one of the best beaches in the UK. Accommodations are comprised of hotel rooms, suites and self-catering apartments. The entire property has a smart period feel. Great childcare options are offered with special programs planned around holiday times. Activities include indoor and outdoor pools, squash, tennis and a putting green.

Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa and Cultural Hideaway

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Schloss Elmau – one resort, two hotels – is comprised of a historic castle tucked deep in the calm of the Bavarian Alps. A cultural hideaway and a spa retreat, Schloss Elmau offers an ideal combination of family fun and relaxation for parents. This grand hotel has many activities for families with kids of all ages,…

Seaport Boston Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Seaport Boston Hotel welcomes families with a casual and friendly approach. It’s located on Boston Harbor, just a few blocks from the Children’s Museum and The New England Aquarium, in the trendy Four Point Channel district. The rooms have big windows with gorgeous views of Boston Harbor—perfect for watching the planes and boats. The…

Shangri-la Hotel, The Marina Cairns

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Wonderfully located on the waterfront right on The Marina in Cairns, the launching point for trips to the Great Barrier Reef, the Shangri-La Hotel is the perfect base for exploring the sea and city. All guests enjoy complimentary Internet access and all rooms have private balconies or terraces with water, garden or city views. Guest…

Shore Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

Just across the street from the Santa Monica Pier and one of the most iconic beach scenes in America, the Shore Hotel couldn’t be better positioned for exploring the area. Guests can leave their cars in the onsite parking deck and walk to the pier, ocean, shopping, dining, local parks and more. Although the decor…

Shoreham

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

One of the top reasons families love the Shoreham is its location in Midtown Manhattan, extremely well positioned for sightseeing and exploring the city. The hotel is just a few blocks from both Rockefeller Center and Central Park; Fifth Avenue shopping is close at hand. Rooms are clean and spacious for New York. Junior Suites,…

Si Como No

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Tucked into a pocket of the Costa Rican jungle, Si Como No seems to have grown from the hillsides as organically as the lush greenery that envelops it. This laid-back, ecofriendly hotel is perfectly positioned for exploring the beaches, flora and fauna of Manuel Antonio National Park — a complimentary shuttle whisks guests straight there…

Sky Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Trendy

In an unbeatable location right at the mountain’s base, The Sky Hotel makes you feel ongoing après ski even with kids in tow. Part of Kimpton Hotels, it’s boutique feel and kids welcome—including pint-sized robes upon request—can tempt you away from the mountain for some downtime. The pool offers great play and people watching during…

Solage Calistoga

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Solage Calistoga boasts a wonderful setting with mountain views from every direction. Hip and modern, the fun atmosphere and attitude ensures all guests feel welcome; kids, couples, and even dogs, the social environment at Solage makes it appealing or a variety of age groups and interests. Separation is the key to success with family and…

Sonnenalp Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Staying at the Sonnenalp is akin to staying at a European mountain lodge – warm and inviting with a high level of personalized service. The majority of the rooms are spacious suites and ideally configured for families. Located in the heart of Vail Village, the resort is steps away from restaurants and shops and a…

Splendom Suites Barcelona

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Splendom Suites Barcelona offers lovely family-friendly apartments paired with hotel services, making it a great option for accommodations in Barcelona with kids. The two-bedroom apartments are well laid out and simple, but nicely appointed. They all have full kitchens and even include a washing machine. Having a kitchen available in Spain with small kids is very convenient, as dinner typically…

Splendom Suites Gran Via

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We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Splendom Suites Gran Via. This apartment-hotel is well-located downtown, just two blocks from La Gran Vía, a busy shopping area with plenty of restaurants; museums are within a 15-minute walk, including the Prado. The hotel has 26 studios, one and two-bedroom apartments with full kitchens, washing machines and…

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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Even the jaws of the youngest in your travel party will drop when their eyes first take in the vast Victorian gothic architecture that encompasses the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London. From the ornate brickwork and multitude of arched windows, to its incredible sweeping fresco painted double staircase, to the subterranean Victorian tiled mosaic pool, everywhere…

Stowe Mountain Lodge

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Stowe Mountain Lodge is located within Stowe Mountain resort at the base of Mount Mansfield. The hotel has a beautiful, big lobby with fireplaces where guests can sit and have a drink, read a book, or play a game. Guest rooms are spacious and wonderfully appointed. The outdoor swimming pool is heated year-round and perfect…

Stoweflake

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Stoweflake offers hotel rooms as well as townhouse units with full kitchens, laundry facilities, and plenty of space for families to spread out. Families appreciate the fact that the townhouse accommodations have daily maid service, which helps take the work out of vacation. Although Stoweflake is not ski-in/ski-out, parking is easy at the ski hill…

Suitenhotel Zurbriggen

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Located in one of the most coveted positions in Zermatt, with a front-and-center view of the Matterhorn, Suitenhotel Zurbriggen offers an exceptional setup for families who want the best of a luxury apartment and a hotel. Owned and managed by the Swiss skiing superstar Pirmin Zurbriggen and his lovely family, the homelike atmosphere is cozy…

Sun Valley Lodge

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Sun Valley is known for phenomenal skiing, but it’s also an amazing destination for year-round outdoors-oriented activities. The historic Sun Valley Lodge is an iconic resort property with a long list of onsite activities including an ice skating rink, bowling alley, game room, and year-round heated swimming pool. The hotel is located in an intimate…

Surf & Sand Resort

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Boutique meets flip-flops at this wonderfully located Laguna Beach retreat. The elegant yet casual hotel, with 154 guest rooms and 16 suites, sits on the sand, with rooms that are incredibly close to the ocean and have spectacular views of the California coastline. The location is a convenient 15-minute walk to downtown Laguna Beach, where…

Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado

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  • Location: Countryside

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Located in the Sacred Valley, along the Urubamba River, Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado is a sleek 128-room property, complete with stunning indoor-outdoor pool and an excellent onsite restaurant. Families will appreciate that all rooms come with small patios or terraces; not to mention the resort’s incredibly attentive staff. Thanks to the…

Tatra Chalet

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Tatra Chalet, nestled in the Tatra Mountains of Zakopane, Poland, is a wonderful retreat for families. Comprised of just seven suites, the chalet is inviting and intimate. Kid-friendly spaces include indoor and outdoor play areas, as well as a drawing room with a fireplace, movies and books for the whole family to enjoy. The restaurant, Cinq[sek], offers…

The Alpina Gstaad

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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The Alpina Gstaad offers one of our favorite luxury hotel experiences in Europe. Despite its five-star status in a coveted jet-set Swiss village, the service and ambiance are relaxed, approachable and inviting. Children are warmly welcomed and pampered by the staff at every turn. The extraordinary design pairs natural, handcrafted textures from the region with…

The Angel Hotel Abergavenny

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  • Location: Countryside

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The Angel Hotel, a coaching inn located in the picturesque market town of Abergavenny, makes a wonderful base to explore Wales with children. 35 well-appointed guest accommodations include a variety of rooms at the inn, The Mews (a former stables), and The Lodge on the grounds of historic Abergavenny Castle. Amenities include a formal restaurant, which serves fantastic food and…

The Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort

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Between the service, design, and proximity to central Vail, families are in good hands at The Arrabelle at Vail Square, managed by RockResorts. Offering 81 rooms, 24 luxury condos, and Game Creek Chalet 2,000 feet above Vail, accommodations are spacious, cozy, and easily fit families in a variety of configurations. Stressed parents will appreciate the…

The Athenaeum

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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The Athenaeum offers the ideal combination of apartment amenities paired with hotel services. Located within walking distance to a wide variety of points of interest for children of all ages, the property makes an excellent base for exploring London. Its 33 apartments and 123 hotel rooms have been completely renovated, combining contemporary and traditional design.…

The Beehive

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Finding outstanding wallet-friendly accommodations in Rome that sleep families is nearly impossible. Fortunately, there’s The Beehive, an absolute gem in the budget category. Owned by an American couple, The Beehive has more soul than many of the fancy, more expensive hotels in Rome. Family photos and colorful art create a warm and cheerful ambiance. A…

The Benjamin

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  • Location: City

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The extremely convenient location and family-focused accommodations, including one-bedroom suites with kitchenettes, make The Benjamin an ideal choice for a home-base in New York City with kids of all ages. Centrally located in Midtown East, The Benjamin has easy access to Radio City Music Hall, American Girl Place, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Onsite…

The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Just two hours from London and minutes from the beloved Longleat Safari and Adventure Park, the Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa is a beautiful country house hotel. Tastefully renovated, it manages to feel welcoming and stylish at the same time. There are some fantastic places to visit very nearby, but you can easily spend two or…

The Cambrian

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The Cambrian is an exceptionally well-designed hotel in the popular Swiss ski resort of Adelboden in the Bernese Oberland region. Although the exterior of the hotel is traditional, the interior has been thoroughly renovated. The decor is modern and fresh; huge windows highlight magnificent alpine views. Despite the sophistication of the interior design, the ambiance…

The Carneros Inn

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
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These stylish and comfortable cottages and villas offer plenty of space inside and out for stays with kids. The unique atmosphere integrates well with the surrounding landscape and is great for couples as well as families. The hilltop pool and restaurant have fantastic views. There is a family pool area with seasonal toys and snacks.…

The Charles Hotel

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This classic Cambridge hotel delivers excellent service, comfortable rooms and innovative kids’ activities. Known for years as one of the best places to stay in Cambridge, it offers families a comfortable home base while visiting Boston. Kids love the welcome gifts, the novelty of TVs in the bathroom mirror, the fun kids’ menu choices, and…

The Chedi Andermatt

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  • Standard: Luxurious
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The new Chedi Andermatt has quickly established itself as one of the top luxury properties in Switzerland. Extraordinary effort went into creating this unique 105-room contemporary design masterpiece. The Alpine chic interior is breathtaking, pairing wood and granite with plush upholstery and dramatic accents. Subtle Asian influences make it feel exotic. Guest rooms — a property highlight —…

The Elms Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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Families immediately feel welcome when they arrive at The Elms. Part of the Luxury Family Hotels group, the property fully embraces children of all ages. Amenities and services are top-notch in every way. Onsite dining is fresh, with plenty of food choices for everyone. Rooms are well-appointed, comfortable, and ideally configured, with connecting options for…

The Grove

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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The Grove bills itself as ‘London’s country estate’ and being just a half hour drive from central London — it’s spot on. A beautifully restored stately home, once the scene of lavish royal house parties, forms the hub of this rural resort. Luxuriously appointed bedrooms look out over the beautifully landscaped traditional English formal gardens.…

The Hotel Paradox

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Located in downtown Santa Cruz, the Hotel Paradox is themed along the lines of an upscale urban forest with the perfect balance of cozy ambiance and contemporary decor. The front desk is a eucalyptus tree trunk from Sonoma that sets the eco-luxe tone for the rest of the property. The 164 rooms and suites are…

The Inn and The View at the Spanish Steps

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The Inn and The View at the Spanish Steps is a boutique hotel on the prestigious Via dei Condotti. This location means that guests have fabulous shopping, dining, and sightseeing opportunities right outside the hotel. The Inn is set in a narrow building typical of the area – while there is not a large indoor…

The Lodge At Sugar Bowl

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The Lodge at Sugar Bowl is one of the few moderately priced Tahoe accommodations that is ski-in/ski-out. The historic lodge is casual and comfortable – kids of all ages are everywhere. Rooms are quirky and somewhat dated, but the phenomenal, convenient location makes up for any lack of polish. The staff is young, friendly, and…

The Lodge at Tiburon

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The Lodge at Tiburon makes Marin-area adventures easy. A 3-minute walk to the ferry, easy access to the charming Marin towns, and a day or so of Tiburon-centric explorations all win points for this property. A small facility, it feels crisp and lodge-esque, yet still kid-friendly. The pool entertains most kids through the early evening;…

The Osprey at Beaver Creek

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The home-away-from-home vibe at The Osprey in Beaver Creek, Colorado, makes it ideal for families with kids of all ages. This 45-room boutique hotel owned by Rock Resorts is just steps — literally — from a ski lift and adjacent to the village with shops, restaurants, and a fantastic ice skating rink. Rooms feature modern…

The Peninsula Shanghai

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Located in the most coveted location in the city on The Bund overlooking the Huangpu River, The Peninsula Shanghai wows guests in every imaginable way with its extraordinary Art Deco style and service. 235 rooms and suites offer all kinds of options for families, including spacious suites and connecting configurations. Rooms are opulent and apartment-like…

The Pod Hotel

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This hip hotel might have the coolest, trendiest rooms in New York – they are small but functional, and many include bunkbeds with personal flat-screen TVs. The Pod hotel is located in a charming part of the city, where guests feel like neighborhood locals. A rooftop patio offers fabulous views of the skyline. Convenient, close to subway…

The Resort at Pelican Hill

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The Resort at Pelican Hill is a luxury resort located along the Newport Coast, between Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Perched high along the coast, set back only a few minutes from the beach, the resort has gorgeous views of the ocean and Catalina Island. Families can take a 5-minute shuttle ride to the famed…

The Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay

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We love the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay as a unique and relaxing seaside getaway for local Bay Area families and visitors alike. Ireland-meets-California in this spectacular setting comprised of cliffs and breathtaking ocean views. It’s hard to believe the location is just 23 miles from the San Francisco airport. Public areas are grand but it’s…

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman

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The oceanfront setting, with soft white sand and incredible turquoise water, is one the of the highlights of The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman. This recently renovated luxury resort along the seven mile beach of Grand Cayman has extensive amenities for every age, including a Jean-Michel Cousteau Ambassadors of the Environment children’s and family program. The service…

The Scotsman Hotel

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Situated in the old town of Edinburgh, just off the Royal Mile, The Scotsman Hotel is located in the former Scotsman newspaper headquarters. The restaurant has a nice morning breakfast and good variety meals throughout the day. The hotel is quirky but charming. The onsite indoor pool and work out facilities are nice, although the…

The Sebastian – Vail

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Vail, Colorado, is a fantastic place for a family vacation any time of year and The Sebastian – Vail makes a great base with kids of all ages. The Sebastian is located in Vail Village and very convenient to all that Vail has to offer. The property offers a wide range of luxury accommodation options,…

The Somerset

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The Somerset is a special place. The resort feels like a private tropical island getaway, featuring luxurious condo-style rooms with gourmet kitchens and plenty of space for families. It’s kid-friendly but not kid-centric; amenities for families include a year-round kids’ club, floaties for the pool, and, best of all, staff who go out of their…

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort

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The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort is a new addition to the exclusive Punta de Mita peninsula, 45 minutes from Puerto Vallarta on Mexico’s Pacific Coast. It is exquisitely designed with sweeping ocean views, and the luxurious ambiance is the highlight. The layout of guest rooms is ingenious – all room categories have lovely views…

The St. Regis San Francisco

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The excellent service at this upscale hotel makes even the smallest guests feel welcome. The bathrooms are large enough to put a crib inside, affording grown-ups privacy. Located South of Market, the hotel is an easy walk from adult play (restaurants, bars, shopping) as well as kid play (Metreon, carousel, gardens). It’s also a doable…

The Village at Squaw Valley

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The Village at Squaw Valley offers condo accommodations with limited hotel services right at the base of the ski area. The property has immediate and easy access to lifts, ski school, shops, and restaurants. Although condos are individually owned, standard corporate decor is used throughout the complex and guest units are comfortable and well-appointed. Most…

The Westin Excelsior Florence

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The panoramic views of Florence from the Arno-facing rooms at the Westin Excelsior are glorious and one of the reasons why this hotel is a Ciao Bambino favorite for a luxury city stay. The ambiance is grand and old-world, a fun way for families to experience another age. The tradeoff is that the rooms are…

The Westin Verasa Napa

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During a typical stay at The Westin Verasa Napa, guests likely will find more kids and dogs relaxing in the lobby lounge than couples on a romantic getaway. Part of the riverfront development in the city of Napa, this hotel is a convenient and well-appointed home base for exploring Napa Valley. The attraction for families…

Tivoli Hotel

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The Tivoli Hotel is a joint venture between the Arp-Hansen Hotel Group and Tivoli Gardens. Bright, eclectic décor and amusement park theme-based rooms (boy and girl versions) make this hotel a festive home-base for families visiting Copenhagen. The property caters to business travelers too and at first blush, it feels corporate, although the lighthearted atmosphere…

Trapp Family Lodge

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This picturesque Alpine-style hotel feels straight out of Austria. Handcrafted decor, toasty fires, and exceptional service create a warm and cozy atmosphere for all ages. Even the guest room experience is like staying in the Alps – what a treat! There is an incredible array of things for families to do, from cross-country skiing to…

Trump Hotel Chicago

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Kids will feel like VIPs at the Trump Chicago, thanks to the Trump Kids program – highlights include a kids’ concierge, welcome gift, mini robes, video games, and personalized kids’ ‘business cards’. The contemporary suites and rooms are beautifully done, with top-notch beds, linens, and bath amenities. The excellent service extends to the restaurant, which…

Tudor Farmhouse Hotel

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The Tudor Farmhouse Hotel is a little 20-room oasis on an English hillside in a stunning setting on the English/Welsh border. The public areas and the guest rooms have been subtly and beautifully designed, so guests feel like they are instantly at home. A series, of cute semi-formal gardens surround the accommodation and to the rear…

Turtle Bay Resort

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This classic hotel on Oahu’s North Shore has something for everyone in the family (especially for those who golf or surf). A kid-friendly swimming beach with restaurant, showers, volleyball, and other luxuries, large central pool, children’s pool with water slide and adjacent family jacuzzi, a separate more grown-up jacuzzi with views of the bay, poolside…

Vail Mountain Lodge

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Vail Mountain Lodge is comprised of luxury rooms, suites, and two- to three-bedroom condo units. Guest units are well-furnished, comfortable, and enormous, with loads of room for one or more families to spread out. The unbeatable location is just steps from the shops and restaurants in Vail Village, and there’s a complimentary shuttle available for…

Vero Beach Hotel and Spa

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
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This hotel is just the spot for a family getaway. It’s pristine and inviting as soon as you enter the lobby. Rooms, which are mostly suites, have upscale white linen decor, but also happen to be comfortable. The two- and three-bedroom suites are magnificent. The food is very good, both poolside and in the dining…

Victoria Palace Hotel

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Guests who stay at this 62-room property off the Rue de Rennes are treated to a quintessentially French experience in the heart of the Left Bank. The Victoria Palace Hotel is located in a fashionable, high-end residential neighborhood and guests have a true opportunity to explore one-of-a-kind restaurants, markets, and boutiques. The hotel has been…

Waldhaus Sils

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The position of this hotel in a forest above a village is magical, and the landscape is gorgeous. Many guests have grown to love the family that runs Waldhaus Sils, as well as the staff and the people who go there. This is not one of those kids’ hotels where guests are surrounded by animation.…

Weekapaug Inn

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The Weekapaug Inn is one of New England’s last great family resorts, located in the peaceful community of Weekapaug, Rhode Island. It has sweeping views of Quonochontaug Pond and the Atlantic just beyond. Originally built in 1899, it reopened in 2012 after a multi-year renovation. The inn has 27 guest rooms and four two-bedroom Signature…

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

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Set on the waterfront on the edge of Chatham, this resort caters to families looking for a traditional Cape Cod experience. They offer terrific family activities, including daily seal watching tours, family movie nights, clambakes, and an excellent theme-based kids club. Charming and casually elegant, the property has exceptional service and beautiful views of the…

Westmark Baranof Hotel

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  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

The Westmark Baranof is Juneau’s finest hotel in the downtown area. The hotel is well located in the heart of historic downtown, within walking distance to the cruise ship docks and shopping areas. The art deco style common areas and the old-school Gold Room restaurant evoke an era of glamour that’s unusual in this part…

White Elephant

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

For easy access to Nantucket Town activities with kids, the location of the White Elephant is unbeatable. Cottages with two bedrooms and a living room are nicely appointed, and the room configuration in these guest units is ideal. Beach toys are provided on arrival and the restaurant is clearly experienced in hosting families. Young kids…

Winnetu Oceanside Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We love that the family-oriented Winnetu hotel is located literally across the street from the beach. Families have a wide range of rooms to choose from including options with multiple bedrooms, kitchenette facilities, and private living space. Onsite amenities include a restaurant and swimming pool—it’s small and deep—but still a nice alternative to the beach.…

Winvian

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Winvian is a magical place. Set on 113 acres and bordered by a 4,000-acre wildlife sanctuary, the hotel offers guests a wide selection of activities, from bike riding to hiking to hot air ballooning. Rooms are themed with many creative options, including a treehouse perched 30 feet off the ground. The staff is great and…

Woolley Grange

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Imagine a beautiful historic English country house filled with precious antiques and set in acres of manicured gardens. Fantastic you’re thinking – but not with kids. Wrong! This country house is perfect for kids. Woolley Grange is exactly this, except the precious antiques can withstand knocks or are up very high, and children of all…