Hotel Collection

Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows

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

Hotel del Coronado

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Trendy

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

Hotel Zephyr

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Island Hotel Newport Beach

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Contemporary

Island Hotel Newport Beach is a contemporary high-rise hotel with a variety of spacious rooms and suites, great eateries and a lovely resort-style pool — a perfect place to chill out after a day out exploring. Corner Suites are wonderful for families with two good-sized bedrooms. The onsite restaurant, Oak Grill, provides classic comfort food dishes with…

L’Auberge Del Mar

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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 Quinta Resort and Club

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Quinta Resort & Club is a desert retreat located near Palm Springs. Built in 1926, the resort mixes old-world charm with original Spanish architecture and modern amenities in a relaxed resort environment. The expansive grounds have stunning mountain views and are filled with fruit trees. Guest room options include casitas, suites, and villas. Casitas…

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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.…

Little River Inn

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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…

MacArthur Place

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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…