Hotel Collection

Abama Golf & Spa Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Abama Golf and Spa resort is a luxury sprawling resort managed by Ritz-Carlton, comprised of a main hotel building and separate clusters of beautifully appointed villas on a hill leading down to the beach. It is a perfect one-stop shop for families looking for a mix of adult and family time. There is a…

AC Palacio del Retiro

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Acqualina Resort and Spa

  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Acqualina Resort and Spa is recognized as one of the best luxury family resorts in the country for families with kids of all ages. Sitting on 4.5 acres of prime Florida beachfront real estate on Sunny Isles Beach, just north of Miami, Acqualina offers families truly exceptional indoor and outdoor facilities for age-appropriate alone and together…

Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Adare Manor offers luxurious rooms that function well for families in a magical castle setting. The ambiance of the hotel and grounds is like stepping back in time, without sacrificing modern amenities. The property is spacious and serene, while offering many activities for every generation to enjoy. The pool is a real treat for young children,…

Albergo Villa Casanova

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

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…

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort is uniquely located in the tri-state area of Thailand, Laos and Myanmar. The resort sits on a lush hillside on the Thailand side of the border, and is a 45-mile drive from the northern city of Chiang Rai and its regularly serviced airport. All rooms are elegantly…

Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Anantara Hua Hin Resort & Spa is a wonderful and relaxing retreat in the beach town of Hua Hin, a 2.5-hour drive from Bangkok. Luxurious guest rooms are decorated with Thai silks and feature terrazzo tubs and private outdoor terraces. The free-form beachside swimming pool, complete with swim-up bar, is a family favorite. Extensive grounds include a spectacular…

Ashford Castle

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Staying at an Irish castle is an experience not to be missed. Ashford Castle was built 700 years ago and a visit is like going back in time. The setting and grounds are absolutely breath-taking. Although the property is one of Ireland’s landmark luxury hotels and known for romance, it’s kid-friendly too. As well as…

Audubon Cottages

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Ballyfin

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

Like being set inside an Irish novel, visiting Ballyfin will blow your mind. It’s so far and above anything I’ve ever experienced anywhere. To call it a hotel is not adequate. The staff are like long-lost family, welcoming you home to rooms filled with art, antiques, books and stories of this former school-turned-luxury hotel. The…

Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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,…

Borgo Egnazia

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Borgo Egnazia resort is a stunning and peaceful recreated Italian village tucked away in the Puglian countryside, just a short distance from the coast. Guests will find rustic yet elegant decor, tantalizing food options at several different restaurants, and incredibly family-friendly amenities. This is a truly five-star experience in every aspect. Kids will love the…

Borgo Santo Pietro

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Bosinver Farm Cottages

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Bosinver Farm Cottages is a gorgeous 30-acre farm nestled among the hills in Cornwall with more than a dozen self-catering cottages ideal for family holidays. The property features indoor play areas, a heated indoor pool, animal feedings, and children’s activities without comprising the beauty of its natural surroundings. Wonderfully resorted cottages hold anywhere from 4-12 people…

Boston Harbor Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Bovey Castle

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Bowood Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Situated in a 2,000-acre stretch of historic parkland, the Bowood Resort & Spa is a luxurious getaway for every age. The stunning interior design is a highlight, as is the world-class golf course and thrilling Adventure Playground for school-age kids. In other words, everyone has the opportunity to have fun at Bowood. Guest rooms are…

Brown’s Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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…

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…

Cameron House

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Cameron House feels like a visit to a favorite uncle’s Scottish country estate with all the perks of a five-star hotel. The 132-room baronial mansion is just 25 minutes from Glasgow, uniquely positioned in both the Highlands and the Lowlands, and a perfect pied-a-terre for exploring the best of this gorgeous country. Rooms are well-appointed…

Capella Marigot Bay Resort and Marina

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Legendary author James A. Michener once described Marigot Bay as “the most beautiful in the Caribbean.” Capella Marigot Bay resort overlooks the exclusive Capella Marina, home to mega-yachts from around the world. The resort has 124 guest rooms, 57 of which are one-, two- or three-bedroom suites with balconies or patios; some have hot tubs. Many rooms have sweeping…

Castello di Casole

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Castello di Casole is one of the largest private estates in Italy, with stunning quintessential Tuscan views that extend in every direction. U.S.-based Timbers Resorts owns the property and did an exceptional job restoring the original estate buildings into approachable, luxurious yet authentic-feeling public spaces and guest rooms. Family room options include a selection of 41 suites, as…

CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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.…

Conservatorium Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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…

Country Club Lima Hotel

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

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…

Country Kids Resort

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Country Kids offers the incredibly relaxing, fun, and beautiful vacation you didn’t think was possible with small children. It is simultaneously rustic, friendly, and casual while offering true five-star luxury accommodations and personal service. Accommodations are comprised of 2-5 bedroom apartments and a renovated farmhouse. All rooms are child-friendly and come with high chairs, cribs, child…

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
  • Style: Traditional

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…

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…

Eden Roc Cap Cana

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Eden Roc Cap Cana is a truly exceptional luxury resort set in a lush development in the Dominican Republic near Punta Cana. With just 34 expansive suites, the property is intimate and private, yet offers the amenities of a resort with a much larger room count. Suites are amazing; they are wonderfully designed with their own pool and…

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…

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…

Forte Village Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Pro-led sports academies, sculpture classes, circus performances, fashion shows — the menu of family fun and amenities at Forte Village Resort is so vast that it would take weeks to sample it all. That said, guests will have a fabulous time trying. The kids’ clubs, tailored for the toddler through tween years, are first-rate, and…

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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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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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 and Residences Jackson Hole

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole does a beautiful job of creating a meaningful connection with this quintessential Wild West destination. The atmosphere is mountain elegant with a plethora of cozy spaces for family gatherings, including wonderful fire pits with Adirondack chairs overlooking the gorgeous mountain scenery. Four Seasons Jackson Hole is walk-out, ski-out,…

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Our girls are still asking when they can go back to the Four Seasons Hualalai and tell us that this trip to Hawaii was the best vacation they’ve every had. The highlight for kids is the extensive and creative activities for kids of all ages including unique and cultural programs like hula dancing and mask…

Four Seasons Resort Nevis

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Four Seasons Resort Nevis has it all: the friendliness of a small town on one of the most beautiful islands in the Caribbean, paired with the exceptional services and amenities for which the Four Seasons brand is known. Each of the 196 rooms and suites can accommodate a family of four, since each room or…

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…

Gleneagles

  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Gleneagles is one of those few hotels that you will want to go back to again and again. From fishing to falconry, kids off-road driving to horse-riding, it is difficult to find time to try everything in just one stay. Gleneaglets is the comprehensive children’s activity program that keeps all ages occupied should parents wish to spend some…

Grace Bay Club

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Situated on a gorgeous white-sand beach, this property includes 38 spacious, all ocean-view family suites, a new spa and fitness center, an on-the-beach pool, a poolside Grill and Bar, and children’s program. The Grace Bay Club is a great option for families wanting to be truly pampered while enjoying quiet time and easy-to-access island activities.…

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 Excelsior Vittoria

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  • 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 Miramare

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  • 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…

Grand Velas Riviera Maya Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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

Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Half Moon, A Rock Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Half Moon is a large 400 acre plantation style property that surprisingly feels intimate. There are many beach and pool areas to enjoy. The Caribbean beaches with warm blue waters are calm enough to be able to lie on a float and relax. The resort has many onsite activities including horseback riding (even in the…

Harborview Nantucket

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Families looking for a kid-friendly Nantucket hotel need look no further than the Harborview Nantucket. Located between the Town of Nantucket and the harbor, this boutique New England resort gem is comprised of 11 one- to four-bedroom luxury cottages fully equipped with high-end appliances and plenty of room for families to spread out. Fresh, modern design complements the traditional…

Hotel Adler-Thermae

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Set in the gorgeous Val d’Orcia, in close proximity to the wonderful hilltop towns of Pienza, Montalcino, and Montepulciano, Adler-Thermae is a thermal spa resort that combines Zen sensibilities with Tuscan charm and hospitality. The therapeutic thermal spa amenities added a whole new level of relaxation to our family vacation. In addition to the beautiful…

Hotel Alfonso XIII

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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 Byron

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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 de Russie

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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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  • 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 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…

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 Londra Palace

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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 Regency Firenze

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

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 Santa Caterina

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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 Villa Cora

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

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…

Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Inn By The Sea

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Inn By the Sea offers 61 spacious, modern, sleek rooms, suites, and cottages with views of the ocean, gorgeous food served on the premises, children’s activities, a full-service spa and an extremely attentive staff. The contemporary coastal resort offers activities for kids throughout the day, including art classes, kids’ yoga classes, tours of the inn’s gardens…

J.K. Place Firenze

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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

JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

If this resort wasn’t so close to downtown San Antonio, guests wouldn’t even think of leaving the grounds. From the relaxing lounge areas to the cozy library, the pampering spa to the PGA golf courses, and an amazing pool area for children of all ages, the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa…

Kaanapali Alii

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located on Kaanapali Beach it’s hard to get any closer to the surf and sand than with Kaanapali Alii. Spacious and modern one and two bedroom luxury condos offer gourmet kitchens, laundry rooms and an amazing amount of space for families to spread out. Views of the ocean, mountains and blooming gardens will spoil you…

Knightsbridge Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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,…

Koloa Landing

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Koloa Landing is comprised of extremely high-quality one- to four-bedroom condo units in a resort setting. These new, spacious condos are wonderfully furnished with top-of-the-line kitchens, luxurious bathrooms, and comfortable beds. Lanais are perfectly set up for outdoor living with full dining areas. The property also features multiple swimming pools, BBQs for guest use, daily…

L’Albereta

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • 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,…

Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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,…

Le Guanahani

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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

Le Hameau Des Baux

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Le Hameau Des Baux is a beautiful property in a gorgeous Provence setting. The interior is new, but the property retains an old-school farmhouse feel. The gardens are spectacular and the dining area feels very private. The location is great for regional exploration, and when a break from sightseeing is needed, the pool is idyllic…

Le Mas de Chastelas

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Les Fermes De Marie

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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,…

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

About 20 minutes outside of Bath, Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa is the ultimate English countryside estate for exploring the town and the Cotswolds. The hotel is set upon a magnificent 500 acres with horseback riding (ponies for the little ones), walking and running trails, indoor tennis, a playground and much more. Accommodations consist of…

Luna Hotel Baglioni Venice

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

LUX* Grand Gaube

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

The LUX* Grand Gaube is on Mauritius’s quieter, less developed north coast and exudes the chilled-out vibe that seems to be unique to this part of the island. Small clusters of neat and airy hotel rooms overlook the three calm bays around which the resort is built. There are three swimming pools, but the sea is…

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…

Marco Beach Ocean Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Marco Beach Ocean Resort is located on a wonderful beach. In contrast to the adult-oriented scene of other seaside resort areas in Florida, the atmosphere of Marco Island is very family-friendly. The all-suite resort is beautifully appointed with renovated kitchens, marble bathrooms, and luxury linens. Although the property does not have a kids’ club or…

Martinhal Beach Resort & Hotel

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

This luxury family resort is wonderful for a beach vacation with kids. Martinhal Beach Resort offers childcare as well as activity programs for every age, including infants and teens. Dining options include casual and upscale restaurants, all with play areas for children. The spa is a lovely, relaxing space and offers children’s treatments. The beachfront is easily accessible…

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…

Monarch Beach Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Monarch Beach Resort is a timeless seaside resort on the Southern California coast that caters to families looking for a beach vacation with amenities. Cascading staircases, fountains and statues evoke the Mediterranean, with a layout designed to take in Pacific Ocean views throughout. Set on a rolling hill, expansive grounds and green spaces provide room for…

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…

Monteverdi Tuscany

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Tucked into an ancient Etruscan hamlet in southern Tuscany, Monteverdi blends fresh, sophisticated design with an old-world sense of place. With just 10 rooms and suites and a few standalone villas, the property feels intimate and serene. Accommodations are all uniquely and beautifully appointed. Natural fabrics, soothing colors, and industrial design elements mingle with weathered stone walls…

Mozart Chic

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Our preferred vacation rental agency partner in Paris provided this review of this standalone apartment in the 16th arrondissement. This spacious, stately, and elegant four-bedroom kid-friendly apartment offers the true Parisian insider experience for up to seven people. With its expansive living areas, high ceilings, and streamlined décor, the 275m2 flat epitomizes comfort and charm in…

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…

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 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…

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Park Hyatt Aviara Resort is a large resort hotel in North San Diego County with expansive grounds that include access to the Batiquitos Lagoon area. The resort is just a five-minute drive from Legoland and caters to families, offering many amenities for children and teens. Guest rooms are spacious and well-appointed. A beautiful pool…

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…

Parrot Cay

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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

Pitcher Inn

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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…

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…

Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

With its more than 300 different types of plants and flowers growing along the creek, ponds and buildings, the Puente Romano Beach Resort and Spa is a green oasis of lushness and calm. Once in the complex, all of your family’s needs are met with eight onsite restaurants, a kids’ club (open during school holidays and summer),…

Rancho Santana

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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Rancho Santana sits on 2,700 acres of unspoiled shoreline in Nicaragua between Lake Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean, with five private beaches for guests to enjoy. Known to be one of Nicaragua’s best luxury hotels, the resort pairs laid-back elegance and traditional ranch amenities within a tropical dry forest. Families can choose to be as active or as sedentary as they want…

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…

Rosewood Little Dix Bay

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This landmark Caribbean beach resort property sits on a private bay. Accommodations are comprised of rooms, suites, and private villas, with most located directly on the beach. There is one central kid-friendly restaurant and a kids’ club. The resort offers lots of water sports, such as sailing, scuba diving tours, and snorkeling – the famous…

Rosewood Mayakoba

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Trendy

What separates the Rosewood Mayakoba from other properties in the Riviera Maya is the exceptional level of service. The gracious staff at the Rosewood Mayakoba blow guests away. The suite-style rooms are gorgeous and very private; terraces, roof decks and plunge pools afford views of the beautiful lagoon. The food is excellent, though it’s fun to venture…

Round Hill Hotel & Villas

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Round Hill is among the cream of classic Caribbean hotels. Set on a secluded peninsula just west of Montego Bay, this storied retreat combines the genteel air of a country club with the relaxed rhythm of island life. Despite its expansive grounds, the property feels cozy and intimate, with just 36 guest rooms and 27 villas. Rooms in the Pineapple House, which can be connected,…

Sandy Lane

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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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…

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,…

Skiathos Princess Hotel

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Located in a central position along the island’s popular south coast, this five-star hotel has its own private stretch of sandy beach, with a safe, shallow water for children, plus a variety of water sports from which to choose. Family and childcare facilities have been recently upgraded; family rooms and suites now offer more space and there…

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…

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Sublime Samana

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

This Small Luxury Hotel on the Atlantic coast of the Dominican Republic is one of our favorite boutique beachfront experiences for families. Sublime Samana is located on a spectacular undeveloped beach at the edge of a massive palm tree forest extending for miles in either direction. Suites and cabanas surround a dramatic swimming pool lined…

Sugar Beach, A Viceroy Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Sugar Beach, a Viceroy Resort, is a former sugar plantation on 100 acres wedged between St. Lucia’s towering Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All of the 93 accommodations and 60 luxury hillside villas have spectacular views of the Caribbean or the Pitons. The style marries 18th-century colonial charm with modern, luxurious amenities. Accommodations also have private…

Suitenhotel Zurbriggen

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Tambo del Inka Resort & Spa Valle Sagrado

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Terranea Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Terranea is a Mediterranean-style oceanfront resort with a long list of unexpected treats for a property situated in the heart of the greater Los Angeles area. It’s spread across 102 acres, so it takes time to digest all the natural and manmade elements that make this hotel such a special place. The stunning bluffside setting…

The Alpina Gstaad

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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 Arrabelle at Vail Square, A RockResort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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 Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Boulders Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

The Boulders sits in a magical Sonoran setting with gorgeous views of the surrounding desert landscape. The resort’s atmosphere is warm and inviting for families, and service is stellar. Onsite dining is first-rate and the restaurants welcome kids. Guest rooms are spacious, appointed in sophisticated Southwestern style with wood-burning fireplaces, incredibly comfortable beds and private…

The Breakers

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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

A family vacation at The Breakers in Palm Beach is a treat for the entire family. The property is luxurious and very comfortable with gorgeous rooms and excellent service. The kids’ program and amenities are outstanding and include an arcade, movie theater, and playground. There is a beachfront area with pools for families as well…

The Cambrian

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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 Chedi Andermatt

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Grand Del Mar

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Mediterranean meets California at The Grand Del Mar. Expansive grounds with large grassy areas and walking trails allow plenty of space for kids to run and play. Onsite amenities include a wide array of sports, games, and swimming pools (adult, family, and children’s options) complete with underwater music. Traditionally decorated rooms are spacious; bathrooms…

The Grove

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Trendy

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 Inn and The View at the Spanish Steps

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Torrey Pines

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Set in one of San Diego’s most beautiful areas, Torrey Pines is a destination in and of itself. The landscape is comprised of red cliffs and undeveloped canyons that drop into the Pacific Ocean. The Craftsman era resort, The Lodge at Torrey Pines, was designed to blend in with the adjacent Torrey Pines State Reserve,…

The Miami Beach Edition

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

Despite the fact that South Beach is brimming with amazing hotels, The Miami Beach Edition has carved out its own wonderful niche. A true urban resort, The Miami Beach Edition is filled with play areas inside and out. From two beautiful swimming pools to the ice skating rink and bowling alley entertainment center, there’s no shortage…

The Osprey at Beaver Creek

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Boutique

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Resort at Paws Up

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Paws Up offers families 37,000 acres of Montana vacation bliss. Accommodations include independent luxury homes in variety of sizes, as well as incredible tented wilderness camps adjacent to the iconic Blackfoot River. The original “glamping” experience was created here, pairing camping with decadent creature comforts like bathrooms with heated floors, fantastic beds and a camp…

The Resort at Pelican Hill

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel sits high on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean and Catalina Island. It has stunning coastline views and is surrounded by a three mile wide beach that is popular with surfers, beach goers and dolphins. Located halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, the resort has a convenient location for sightseeing…

The Sagamore Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

The Sagamore Resort, located on the shores of Lake George in the Adirondacks, has been welcoming families for more than 100 years. The beautiful and expansive grounds slope toward the lake and provide lots of room for children to run and play. There are many dining options available in different areas of the resort, where…

The Sebastian – Vail

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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 Springs Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Set in a lush forest with spectacular views of the Arenal Volcano, The Springs Resort & Spa is a perfect base for families who want upscale resort amenities with easy access to a huge list of adventure activities, on and off the property. The resort highlight, 18 swimming pools fed from the local hot mineral…

The St. Regis Deer Valley

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

We didn’t think the opportunity to ski with our children and have a relaxing and luxurious vacation at the same time existed until we found the St. Regis Deer Valley. Located 40 minutes from the airport in Salt Lake City, the slopeside resort is easy to access with ski-in/ski-out accommodations. The 171 guest rooms include spacious…

The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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 Westin Excelsior Florence

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Old World

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…

Topnotch Resort and Spa

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

As guests head through Stowe, past town and up Route 108, they encounter the tucked-away Topnotch — a Preferred Boutique, Four-Diamond resort and spa. Cozy and inviting, it features large leather chairs, couches, and rustic-chic furnishings. Families have lots of accommodation choices, from deluxe double-bedded rooms to three-bedroom Overlook resort homes. Topnotch is a wonderful…

Trapp Family Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

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…

Vail Mountain Lodge

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Vedema Resort

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Situated in a beautiful, traditional Greek village, away from the hustle and bustle of the touristy areas of Santorini, Vedema Resort is a peaceful and luxurious getaway overlooking the sea. All guest rooms in the village-like complex are either suites or villas, with plenty of room for families to spread out and move around. The…

Verdura Resort

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Contemporary

Verdura Resort is a wonderful, contemporary resort for all ages with stylish, spacious guest rooms, lots of green space for playing, and an idyllic private beach. Families can bike their way around the expansive property set over 230 hectares. The onsite restaurants are delicious and include child-friendly meal options. The abundant breakfast spread is especially…

Weekapaug Inn

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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…

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…

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa

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

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

Yasawa Island Resort & Spa has just 18 luxury bungalows located in a spectacular setting just steps from the beach, called bures, which is Fijian for sanctuary. Every bungalow also has a personal hammock and private beach hut. During special family weeks, the resort allows children under 12 and offers a free kids’ club for…