Hotel Collection

Al Gelso Bianco

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

The idyllic setting of this family-run wine and olive oil estate is a Tuscan dream. Recently restored farmhouses have been converted into seven apartments. The decor is modern, creative, and simple – perfect for young children. Outdoor spaces are phenomenal, with ample flat grass for running around, a sensational pool area, and a playground. Although…

Albergo Punta Regina

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Bavarian Forest Holidays

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

Beautifully maintained self-catering apartments with plenty of extras thrown in. Gorgeous views, fantastic local food and drink, wonderful hosts and lots of interesting activities in close proximity. The owner provides toys, games, DVDs, and a fabulous activity folder for kids.

Borgo Lucignanello Bandini

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Borgo Lucignanello offers families the unique experience of staying in a quiet medieval village. Five apartments are spread around the village; this setup gives guests privacy and autonomy. It feels more like renting an independent apartment than staying in a shared accommodation. The one difference is the delightful manager, Doriana, who is available to answer questions and…

Boutique Hotel El Pez

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Byrnesgrove Farmhouse

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Casa Zorzi

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Family-friendly Casa Zorzi, an old stone house converted into four apartments, lies in the charming medieval village of Arquà Petrarca, just outside Venice. The location makes for easy day trips into the city, as well as exploring the Veneto region. Apartments have kitchen facilities, but guests can dine at the owners’ nearby osteria if they…

Catamaran Resort

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Deer Valley Ranch

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Our children ask to go back to Deer Valley Ranch every summer, and we are happy to say yes because we love it there too! It’s a breath of fresh air for our suburban family in more ways than one. First of all, it’s beautiful! Stunning mountains surround you, a creek runs nearby and the air…

Fattoria di Maiano

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Fattoria di Maiano is an ancient hamlet converted into a set of apartments and a small guest house/ hotel located near the village of Fiesole, just a 10- to 15-minute drive outside Florence. The lovely apartments, many in the cloisters of a former convent, sleep four to 11 people and are perfect for families looking for…

Follonico

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

We loved Follonico! Rooms are very spacious and bathrooms are brand-new, modern and clean. The hosts, particularly Fabio, are amazing. The space is great for kids, especially given the vegetable garden out back and the pond with ducks. They also have a chicken coop, a donkey and a horse on the property, so our kids…

Homewood Suites San Diego-Del Mar

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

Hotel Al Piave

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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • 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 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, 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 Les Grands Montets

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

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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 Silvana

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

In Piazza della Signoria

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Old World

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…

Internazionale Domus

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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.…

Laguna Lodge

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tortuguero, population just 1200, is in the middle of the Costa Rica jungle. A two hour boat ride from the regular hustle and bustle of daily Costa Rican life, the Laguna Lodge’s location is one of its most celebrated features. Laguna Lodge offers comfortable, rustic rooms in an incredible jungle setting. The rooms are simple…

Lamanai Outpost Lodge

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Old World

Lamanai offers small cabanas with thatched roofs in a jungle setting with beautiful views. Cabanas are comfortable with ceiling fans, indoor plumbing and double beds on wooden frames with very comfortable mattresses. Lighted pathways lead to the open air dining room where all meals are communal but not family style. The property has lush vegetation…

Le Chevrefeuille

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Lighthouse Inn

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

The nine-acre oceanfront  hotel on Cape Cod is family-friendly for all ages and a popular multi-generational vacation spot. Families can choose traditional rooms or one of several ocean view and ocean front cottages. The pool area and private beach are popular hangouts for the kids. The hotel also offers a kids’ club during meals with…

Locanda Rosati

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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…

Palazzo Belfiore Residence

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Palazzo Belfiore offers families the ultimate “live like a local” experience in Florence. A 14th-century residence is now home to seven sweet apartments in Florence’s historic Oltrarno neighborhood. Studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments sleep up to six people. All apartments have kitchenette facilities and WIFI; one features original 14th-century frescoes on the walls — not…

Parador de Nerja

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

Poggio Etrusco

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

For many families, Poggio Etrusco is the highlight of a Tuscany vacation. The spot is beautiful, and the cottage is comfortable with great views. Hosts Johnny and Pamela are interesting, knowledgeable, warm, and generous hosts – they clearly love children and have been known to amuse them while parents get a little time on their own.…

Relais Villa L’Olmo

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Relais Villa L’Olmo gives families the best of both worlds in Tuscany. This resort is in the village of Impruneta and walking distance to the main piazza and restaurants, yet this location is still in the countryside with amazing views of the Tuscan landscape. Another perk is that the property is only a 15-minute drive from Florence. Accommodation options include…

Residence Adriano

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

Sorensen’s Resort

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

With or without kids, Sorensen’s Resort provides a perfect base to explore the gorgeous scenery in and around Hope Valley, located 45 minutes south of Lake Tahoe. Nestled in a grove of aspen trees, accommodations are simple but comfortable log cabins. Some have kitchen facilities and are large enough to accommodate four to six people…

Splendom Suites Barcelona

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Boutique

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…

Squaw Valley Lodge

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Squaw Valley Lodge’s location and simplicity are hard to beat. It’s walkable to the lifts, complete with kitchenettes, and outfitted with a spa and fitness facility. The basic decor and worn-in feel can be overlooked for the price and convenience. Condo-style rooms include kitchen facilities and living space.

Tanque Verde Guest Ranch

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tanque Verde is a resort-style guest ranch that offers an excellent horseback riding program for all ages and abilities. When you need a break from riding, there are a multitude of activities including basketball, tennis, hiking, swimming, dancing and a spa to keep everyone entertained. The property has a laid back Western ranch atmosphere –…

Tenuta di Spannocchia

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

Tenuta di Spannocchia is a green vacation destination on a working organic farm with spectacular food and amazing history. The views from the property are magnificent. Kids love the huge lawn (perfect for running around and chasing bugs), swimming pool and the farm animals. Everyone is enamored with the onsite castle and nearby hiking trails…

The Beehive

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

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 Lodge At Sugar Bowl

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Traditional

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 Pod Hotel

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

  • Standard: Simple
  • Style: Contemporary

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…

Westmark Baranof Hotel

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

  • 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…