Hotel Collection

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…

Albergo Punta Regina

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  • 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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  • 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…

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…

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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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…

Arthur’s Pass Wilderness Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Audubon Cottages

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  • 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…

Ballyvolane House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Basin Harbor Club

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Set on Lake Champlain, this resort captures the charm of an old-school family resort paired with modern day accommodations. The owners, the Beach family, have perfected the art of hosting multi-generational families through an enormous range of activities (kids’ club, tennis, golf, fishing, biking, hiking, crafts and more) as well as nightly entertainment including storytellers,…

Borgo Iesolana

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A family-owned farm passed on through generations, Borgo Iesolana offers guests one, two, three, and four bedroom apartments in an unbelievable setting in Bucine, Tuscany. The landscaping and views are stunning and families have ample space to spread out. 11 apartments have been renovated with care and are well-equipped with usable kitchens and a private…

Borgo Lucignanello Bandini

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  • 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…

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…

Bosque Del Cabo

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Bosque del Cabo is comprised of independent cabanas and villas on the gorgeous and remote  Osa Peninsula. There are beautiful ocean and jungle views from all areas of the property. A long list of adventure activities is available including guided hikes through the rainforest, dolphin and whale watching, and surf lessons. The Osa Peninsula is…

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…

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…

Buffalo Mountain Lodge

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Buttermilk Falls Inn & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Byrnesgrove Farmhouse

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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…

California Park Hotel

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

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…

Caribe Hilton

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Tucked into the nook of a private peninsula in San Juan, the resort is the only one in the city with a private beach. The beach itself is in a calm lagoon, perfect for kids of all ages. The resort is located just a few minutes’ drive from Old San Juan and boasts many family-friendly…

Casa Cornacchi Country House

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The atmosphere of this boutique property feels more like staying at a private villa than a hotel. Casa Cornacchi is comprised of a cluster of historic buildings that have been meticulously restored and turned into attractive guest accommodations. Views from public areas are stunning and, although the property is small, there are a number of…

Casa Zorzi

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  • 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…

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…

Castle Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Castle Kiahuna Plantation & Beach Bungalows  has a memorable manicured lawn in front of sandy beach and welcomes romping children of all ages.  Families can partake in surf lessons in front of beach or enjoy the pool with a water slide (and shallow area with sand for babies) across the street. Parent-ready features include a…

Catamaran Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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…

Chaa Creek

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Chaa Creek is located in a private nature reserve and offers cottages, suites and tents. We stayed in a cottage and a tent and the kids loved the tent! There are wonderful services and activities including horseback riding, canoeing, a butterfly farm, day trips to ruins, miles of trails for hiking and birding and a…

Champs Elysees Apartment

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Families seeking a convenient vacation rental in Paris, with easy access to the airport and public transportation, will find this fully equipped standalone apartment by the Arc de Triomphe (17th arrondissement) ideal. It’s a much better option than the nearby luxury hotels. Our favorite feature of this Champs Elysees apartment is that it is near a…

Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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.…

Clay Brook at Sugarbush

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Colle San Paolo

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Colle San Paolo is a fantastic option for families visiting Umbria who want access to Tuscany too. Located above a quiet town in a rural area, the location is ideal for families who want to explore small, less touristy villages. Well-furnished apartments and a villa are spread across a sprawling olive oil estate. The fully equipped…

Colorado Trails Ranch

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Families seeking an authentic Western dude ranch experience need look no further than Colorado Trails Ranch, in spectacular Durango, Colorado near the border with New Mexico. Celebrating the property’s 50th year as a guest ranch, the team at Colorado Trails has fun for all ages down to a science. The horseback riding program is exceptional, with…

Country Kids Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • 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…

Cuixmala

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Deer Valley Ranch

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  • 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…

Dionora

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Domaine Des Hauts De Loire

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

El Capitan Canyon

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This upscale “camping” resort is great for families who want to experience the natural beauty of the California coast without the effort of really roughing it. El Capitan has something for everyone – between easy or challenging hikes into the foothills, a walk to one of the most striking beaches in California, a pool and…

Essex Culinary Resort & Spa

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Evergreen Lodge

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Fairmont Banff Springs

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

We love the extensive activities offered at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, including a children’s program, multiple swimming pools (one with two long, curvy slides), a lake where you can fish, golf, and a full spa. Mini-golf, CrackerJax race cars, and a train park with a carousel are nearby. There are multiple restaurants onsite, in addition…

Fattoria di Maiano

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  • 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…

Fattoria Varramista

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Varramista is a gorgeous active wine and olive oil estate midway between Florence and the Tuscan coast. Guests live among the vineyards in spacious apartments that are set-up for self-sufficiency. The property is vast with three distinctive guest areas. Varramista is unusual in that guests experience all the benefits of rural living yet the property…

Finca Rosa Blanca

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  • Category: Hotel
  • 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…

Flathead Lake Lodge

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  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Flathead Lake Lodge is set on the shores of Flathead Lake and surrounded by gorgeous mountain scenery. This location means families get the best of a lake and dude ranch vacation. Warm and welcoming hosts, the owners set the tone of casual excellence in the entire experience from customer service to the food. The time…

Follonico

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  • 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…

Fonte de Medici

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A picture-perfect Tuscan road leads to the tiny hamlet of Santa Maria a Macerata and Agriturismo Fonte de’ Medici. The property is one of the estates owned by the famous winemaking Antinori family. Fonte de’ Medici features several fully restored and updated farmhouses, plus spacious and and beautifully appointed one-bedroom apartments, some of which can…

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 Resort Nevis

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  • Category: Resort
  • 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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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Glendine Country House

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

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…

Grand Hotel De La Minerve

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

Grand Hotel Minerva

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  • Location: City

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

Grand Hotel Miramare

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  • 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…

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…

Hawks Cay Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Hawks Cay is an all around great hotel option for kids of all ages. We liked it so much we went there three years in a row. There is a terrific pool area with a pirate ship and slide that is perfect young kids and a flexible kids’ program where there is always some kind…

Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Heritage Awali Golf & Spa Resort, situated on the golden sands that fringe Mauritius’s buzzy south coast, is beautifully laid out. Recently renovated guest rooms are spacious and comfortable. Family rooms sleep four, but for privacy, opt for a suite or villa. Families can find something for all ages: 8 months, 8 years or pushing 8 decades. Baby and toddler…

Hotel Al Piave

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Simple
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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 and Spa Rosa Alpina

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  • 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 Beacon

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  • Location: City

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

Hotel Belvedere

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  • Location: Lake

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel Bodmi

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel Brighton

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  • Location: City

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

Hotel Cenobio Dei Dogi

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hotel provides a convenient home-base for exploring the Italian Riviera and Cinque Terre. It’s located in the town of Camogli, a picturesque fishing village that’s a nice place for family strolls with a carousel that provides some entertainment. The seaside promenade is pedestrian-only with a beach that’s rocky but fun to explore. The hotel…

Hotel Continental

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel del Coronado

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel Eiger

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  • Location: Mountains

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

Hotel Excelsior Venice Lido Resort

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Hotel Londra Palace

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  • Location: City

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel Mas Des Carassins

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Hotel Mayfair Paris

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

Hotel Meierhof

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

Hotel Monaco Seattle

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  • Location: City

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

Hotel Palazzo Murat

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Hotel Ponte Sisto

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  • Location: City

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

Hotel Poseidon Positano

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Hotel Rufolo

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Hotel Santa Caterina

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • 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 Silvana

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

Hotel Villa Ottone

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Hyatt Regency Washington On Capitol Hill

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  • Location: City

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

Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch

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  • Location: Mountains

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There are few views more spectacular than the one from the porch of the Idaho Rocky Mountain Ranch – the dramatic peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains dominate the setting. The 80-year-old ranch is authentic on the outside, but modern and comfortable inside. Cozy cabins with connecting doors are optimal for families. There are endless outdoor…

Internazionale Domus

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

Jean-Michel Cousteau Fiji Islands Resort

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  • Location: Seaside

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

Koloa Landing

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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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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  • Location: Lake

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

L’Andana

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  • Location: Countryside

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

La Foce

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
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La Foce is a vast family-owned estate in an idyllic rural setting. The property is comprised of restored farmhouses, a castle, and a magnificent garden that dates back to 1925. Guests adore its rustic character, authenticity, and charm – guest accommodations are well equipped for self-sufficiency with vast areas for families to relax outdoors. Open…

La Poggiolaia

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  • Category: Apartment
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Poggiolaia is a five-unit gem for families who want apartment-style lodging in an intimate and quiet setting. Although there is a swimming pool, there are no other activity amenities onsite. Highlights include the charming and warm decor of the apartments, the spectacular views, and easy access from here to many of the area’s major…

La Quinta Resort & Club

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

La Sovana

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

La Sovana is a beautifully restored working farm/vineyard with a lovely pool, grounds to roam, a dining room, lounge, and outdoor patio. There’s a park area with play equipment. Rooms and apartments are simple but comfortable. The atmosphere is friendly with a helpful proprietor and staff. Meals in the onsite restaurant are excellent. The location…

Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort & Spa

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

Laguna Lodge

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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…

Le Chevrefeuille

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  • Location: Countryside

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

Le Mas De Pierre

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
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Situated in the hills above the coastline, Le Mas de Pierre has the flavor and amenities of a countryside retreat with easy access to the seaside attractions of the Côte d’Azur. Upscale and understated, this 48-room property is comprised of traditional stone buildings on a picturesque 5-acre estate. The service and atmosphere is warm and…

Le Meurice

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  • Location: City

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

Le Terre Dei Cavalieri

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  • Location: Countryside

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Tuscany is saturated with agriturismos offering guest accommodations, but only a handful of properties stand out as special. Le Terre dei Cavalieri is in this category. Meticulously renovated farmhouses have been converted into spacious apartments and suites. Guest rooms are immaculate, decorated with care, and comfortable. A variety of configurations make the property well suited…

Lighthouse Inn

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  • Location: Seaside

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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…

Little River Inn

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

Locanda Rosati

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  • Location: Countryside

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

Los Suenos Marina And Resort

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  • Location: Seaside

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Los Suenos is situated in a gorgeous area where everything is at your fingertips. It’s comprised of multiple condominium communities with many amenities and activities for all ages. The concierge team is excellent and accommodating; they make guests feel right at home. The kids’ club gets two thumbs from parents and kids. This is a…

Lucknam Park Hotel and Spa

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  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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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…

Marco Beach Ocean Resort

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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
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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…

Marriott Timber Lodge

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  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
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The Marriott Timber Lodge has an incredibly convenient location – guests can walk to great skiing, restaurants, a grocery store, coffee shops, and much more. All areas of the property are ultra-clean. Beds are comfortable; villa units have full kitchens and washers/dryers. Both the pool and the sidewalks are heated. Best of all, the resort…

Masseria Torre Coccaro

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  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Mirror Lake Inn

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Monsignor della Casa Country Resort & Spa

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Monsignor della Casa is a family-oriented resort located 45 minutes northeast of Florence. Guest accommodations include standalone villas and apartments with kitchen facilities and spacious living areas. There’s an extensive number of kid-friendly things to do onsite, including tennis, volleyball, swimming, table tennis, and a huge expanse of open grass for playing. Meanwhile, parents have…

Montage Laguna Beach

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

Montelago Village Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This beautiful condo hotel is located well away from the frenzy of the Las Vegas Strip, so it’s easy to avoid the adult-focused venues on that thoroughfare. The property is quiet and relaxing, and all units have kitchenette/kitchen facilities. There is a store for supplies nearby, as well as great local restaurants. The setting is…

Montestigliano

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Montestigliano is a typical turn-of-the-century Italian property that retains its charm because of smart renovation. It is comprised of a variety of apartments and villas, each with its own design. The grounds are spread out, which means that even when it’s fully booked there is a feeling of privacy. Individual apartments have their own patios…

Monteverde Lodge & Gardens

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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Overlooking the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Mountain View Grand’s striking façade and majestic setting distinguish this hotel from the other properties in this area. The long list of amenities at this eco-friendly resort for families includes two swimming pools, a game room, a movie theater, pony rides, tennis, and board games. In addition,…

Mystic River Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Mystic River Resort is located seven miles from San Ignacio and Santa Elena and overlooks the Macal River. It is one of the best places to do absolutely everything or absolutely nothing. The service is bar none and very accommodating for families. The crew at Mystic River does everything possible to make your children feel…

Mystic Springs

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Mystic Springs offers accommodations with apartment amenities in a resort setting. Guest units are spacious, clean, and well-equipped including complete kitchen facilities. The “hot” outdoor pool is constantly filled with kids. This is a good option for families that want an alternative to a traditional hotel with easy access to Banff activities. Canmore has mountain…

Nonantum Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Omni Mount Washington Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Omni Parker House

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa is set on 240 acres in the desert, centrally located in Rancho Mirage. It has a huge variety of activities and amenities to offer: two pools, three Jacuzzis, a 27-hole golf course, 25 tennis courts, a spa with its own pool, and a water fantasy land called Splashtopia, an…

Omni San Francisco Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Palazzo Belfiore Residence

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  • 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…

Palazzo del Vice Re

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Palazzo Di Varignana

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Palazzo Di Varignana is an upscale resort elegantly situated on 20 hectares of land overlooking the hills of Varignana. Just 25 minutes from the southwest area of Bologna — home of the perfect Italian ragu — this historical residence is magical for families. The jewel of the resort is the VarSana Spa, offering 1,800 meters of pure relaxation…

Parador de Granada

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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Countryside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Parador de Nerja

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  • 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…

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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…

Parkhotel Delta

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Pavillon De La Reine

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Pitcher Inn

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  • Baby Ready
  • 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…

Podere San Filippo

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in a restored 8th-century farmhouse in the Chianti region, just a few miles from the town of Tavarnelle, Podere San Filippo boasts spectacular views of the surrounding Tuscan landscape. The 12 self-catering apartments, which range from one bedroom to three bedrooms, are decorated in simple but appealing style and offer plenty of space for families. Some…

Poggio Al Casone

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Poggio al Casone is comprised of 10 thoughtfully restored self-catering apartments. Located on a private wine estate, the property is warm, friendly, well-kept, and surrounded by beautiful scenery. It’s obvious that the owner has put a great deal of work into the refurbishment of the property – every room is decorated with a focus on…

Poggio Etrusco

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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.…

Raphael Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Red Frog Beach Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Resort
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located on a wildly beautiful island in Bocas del Toro on the edge of a national park, Red Frog Beach Resort is a unique getaway for families seeking an exotic and off-the-beaten-path beach vacation. The American owner has developed an expansive complex with one- to six-bedroom villas and condos in all shapes and sizes that can…

Red Horse Mountain Ranch

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

A week at Red Horse Mountain is one of the best family dude ranch vacations you can take. The accommodations are not fancy, rather they are true to the spirit of the West. The range of activities, including horseback riding, mountain biking, kayaking, challenge courses, campfires, yoga, and archery keep everyone busy. The ratio of…

Relais Villa L’Olmo

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  • 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…

Resort at Squaw Creek

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Luxurious
  • Style: Traditional

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

Roberts Grove Beach Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Rosewood Little Dix Bay

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

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,…

Royal Hotel Sanremo

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Safari West

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

More than 600 animals roam free at Safari West, and visitors can observe them up close in open-air Jeeps or stay the night in stylish tent-cabins, aka ‘glamping’. This is one of those special places where it is easy for adults and kids to connect with one another and nature. The setting is gorgeous with…

Saint James Paris

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  • Baby Ready
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Sandy Lane

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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • 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…

Saunton Sands Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Seaport Boston Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Shangri-la Hotel, The Marina Cairns

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: Seaside

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Si Como No

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Smith Fork Ranch

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Smith Fork Ranch is a wonderful guest ranch experience. Guests feel pampered with private services and gourmet food/wine, although the accommodations and facilities are ‘rustic’ enough to make it feel like a real ranch. There is a kids program for younger children and older kids can join parents riding and fishing. There is less structure…

Smugglers’ Notch

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Smuggs is a place for families who really enjoy doing things together. They didn’t earn the number one spot for Family Programs (for the 12th year!) in the 2010 SKI Magazine Reader Survey for nothing. In addition to top notch skiing, Smuggs offers a huge list of activities including a waterpark, zipline canopy tour, mini…

Sonnenalp Hotel

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

Sorensen’s Resort

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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…

Spring Creek Ranch

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Families love the experience at Spring Creek Ranch. With amazing views of the Teton Range and incredible wildlife sightings, the casual but luxurious accommodations are perfect with kids. The many family-oriented activities offered here include horseback riding, swimming, spa, and tennis. Guest accommodation options range from rooms and condos to individual homes with in-house chefs.

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.

Stowe Mountain Lodge

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

Stoweflake

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Sublime Samana

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

Sun Valley Lodge

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

Sunriver Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in a high mountain meadow, this resort has everything active families could want. Highlights include multiple accommodation options, such as lodge rooms and home rentals, and a wide variety of different activities to experience together: fishing, horseback riding, biking, and hiking. There are a few swimming pools and a fun kids club. The location is…

Tabacon Grand Spa Thermal Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The hot springs, pool and waterslide, and kid-friendly swim-up bar are the highlights at Tabacon – this is a great place for school-age kids and teens to spend the day in the water. Meanwhile, parents can enjoy the restaurant and bar that overlook the pool area. Another big perk is that the cost of the…

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
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  • 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 Angel Hotel Abergavenny

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

The Bishopstrow Hotel & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Breakers

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • 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 Elms Hotel & Spa

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the spectacular Canadian Rockies, the Jasper Park Lodge is a full-service resort property with easy access to a wide range of activities for every age. With four hundred forty-six rooms, guests have a wide range of accommodation options to choose from including independent cabins with complete kitchen amenities. The historic main lodge has…

The Fairmont Orchid

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Fairmont Orchid has many amenities for families including options for connecting rooms and full buffet breakfasts with children in mind, as well as casual and upscale dining options. There is a long list of activities for all ages and packages are available to rent water equipment for use during the stay. There is a…

The Fess Parker

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

The Fess Parker’s location, across the road from a beautiful beach, and variety of family-friendly amenities combine to create the perfect California beach vacation. Ground room floors with patios that spill out onto grassy areas for kids to play are especially convenient for families with younger children. Onsite activities like shuffle board, a putting green, and…

The Gant Aspen

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

It’s hard to name a nicer or better-run condo hotel in Aspen than The Gant. Many guests return year after year, and there are always kids of all ages around. A big part of the appeal is that it feels like home – the property is well-appointed, with an ideal combination of condo amenities and…

The Grand Del Mar

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Inn and The View at the Spanish Steps

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  • Baby Ready
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Steamboat

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

There’s a good reason that Steamboat is one of the top family-friendly ski areas – in addition to ideal ski terrain for kids, it has an enormous array of condo accommodations with ideal setups and price points for families. The Lodge at Steamboat stands out as an excellent choice for those seeking upscale rooms paired…

The Lodge At Sugar Bowl

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  • 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 Long Hill Road Villa

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

  • Style: Traditional

Our partners Kid an Coe provided the review for this standalone villa in Jamaica. This airy beachfront villa is perched on nine beautiful acres in Jamaica, with panoramic views of Montego Bay, and sleeps 10. The spacious layout of the house makes it ideal for two small families traveling together, as the bedrooms are spread…

The Olive House

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

This is a beautiful house, well designed, open, airy and light. It features a big kitchen and fantastic terrace, and overall is very functional and comfortable. It’s a great home for hanging out, with safe places for kids to explore and plenty of room for playing. The location is convenient; the nearest village for supplies is a…

The Peninsula Shanghai

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Somerset

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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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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  • Baby Ready
  • Toddler Fun
  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • 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 Village at Squaw Valley

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

The Village Lodge

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Located in the heart of The Village at Mammoth, the condo guest rooms at The Village Lodge provide the space and amenities families need, with convenient access to everything, including the gondola. The village is always lively with jazz and music festivals in the summer and s’mores by the fire in winter. In addition to…

Topnotch Resort and Spa

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  • Baby Ready
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  • Cool for Teens
  • 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…

Tranquilo Bay

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Guests enjoy an incredible experience at this eco-friendly lodge on an island that’s not at all touristy. Guest units are standalone with air-conditioning; food is phenomenal. Although there isn’t much to do on the immediate island outside of kayaking, fishing, and snorkeling, the hotel can arrange fabulous tours of a chocolate farm, a visit with local…

Trapp Family Lodge

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

Turtle Bay Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Vail Mountain Lodge

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  • 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…

Victoria Palace Hotel

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  • Category: Hotel
  • Location: City

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Villa Le Piazzole

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Le Piazzole is part of an estate that produces olive oil and wine in the countryside just outside Florence. The setting and views are spectacular. Apartment accommodations are well-furnished, and the decor is traditional, inviting, and warm. This location is ideal for families who want easy access to Florence and the surrounding area, including Chianti…

Vista Verde Guest Ranch

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  • School Age Action
  • Cool for Teens
  • Category: Ranch
  • Location: Mountains

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

Vista Verde is a stellar vacation experience for families. The staff is phenomenal and cater to both adults’ and kids’ needs in every way imaginable. The ranch-style accommodations are cozy and inviting, the setting is absolutely beautiful, and the food is delightful. The horses are fabulous and well-trained. Every level of riding is available here;…

Weekapaug Inn

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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
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  • 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…

Westmark Baranof Hotel

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  • Baby Ready
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  • 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…

White Elephant

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Winnetu Oceanside Resort

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

Woolley Grange

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

  • Standard: Upscale
  • Style: Traditional

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

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…