Family Hotels

Family Friendly Hotels

Family Hotels

Finding the Best Family-Friendly Hotels

Discover fun for you and the kids in family-friendly hotels

When you're travelling as a family on holiday you definitely want a kid-friendly hotel to provide all the amenities and entertainment you expect. Expedia offers a wide selection of family-friendly hotels to suit a family of any size for any holiday travel. These hotels provide all the comfort and features you need to get the most from your trip.

You can find family-friendly hotels all over the world to suit a wide variety of travel needs and budgets on Expedia. These hotels offer full amenities to take the stress away and save you money on your trip at the same time. Book from inexpensive budget hotels to mid-range hotels or full 5-star luxurious offerings.

Hotels for kids, like the family-friendly hotels in Niagara Falls, offer locations that are close to all the attractions in the area. You will find ones within walking distance to the museums, arcades, or Clifton Hill. All ages will be engaged by the play areas, kid-inspired events, or family programs, workshops, and live entertainment.

Many of these locations, like Ontario family-friendly hotels, feature other entertainment as well, like hotels with pools. You'll find everything on Expedia to suit your needs, from full resorts to budget-friendly hotels. When you book through Expedia you'll get outstanding deals, rewards back, and a fantastic accommodation selection.

Highest rated Family Hotels around the World

Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
3 out of 5
2880 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $38 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
This family-friendly Las Vegas resort is located on the Strip, within 1 mi (2 km) of Casino at Circus Circus, Las Vegas Convention Center, and Fashion Show Mall. ...
3.3/5 (26,300 reviews)
"Great place"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park
Margaritaville Resort Biloxi
3.5 out of 5
195 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS
The price is CA $212 per night from May 5 to May 6
This family-friendly Biloxi hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 10-minute walk of Golden Nugget Casino and Palace Casino. Hard Rock Casino Biloxi and ...
4.2/5Very Good! (3,184 reviews)
"Nice clean hotel, but the layout made it difficult to get around."

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Margaritaville Resort Biloxi
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL
The price is CA $193 per night from May 6 to May 7
This family-friendly Orlando resort is located in Southwest Orlando, within 1 mi (2 km) of Universal Studios Florida and Universal CityWalk. Universal’s Volcano ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (5,031 reviews)
"Loved it"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort
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Excalibur Hotel & Casino
3.5 out of 5
3850 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $32 per night from May 5 to May 6
Located in Las Vegas Strip, this spa resort is within a 10-minute walk of Excalibur Casino, Park Theater, and T-Mobile Arena. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical ...
3.7/5Good! (24,209 reviews)
"Wouldn't recommend the Strip view rooms if you want sleep; helicopters, police sirens, racing cars & loud club music until 3am every night .. i know it's Vegas, but if you want sleep, get a room in the other side. The view was pretty great tho!!"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Excalibur Hotel & Casino
South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa
3.5 out of 5
9777 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $99 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
This family-friendly Las Vegas resort is located near the airport, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Casino at South Point Hotel, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Las Vegas South ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (6,390 reviews)
"I didn’t like the pillows or the bed. They both were very hard. I woke up to a backache"

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

South Point Hotel, Casino, and Spa
Liki Tiki Village by Diamond Resorts
3.5 out of 5
17777 Bali Blvd, Winter Garden, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $112 per night from Apr 25 to Apr 26
Set in Winter Garden, this family-friendly hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of ChampionsGate Golf Club, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and Epcot®. Walt Disney ...
4.1/5Very Good! (3,217 reviews)
"We loved the pools, wish bar stayed open longer then 9"

Reviewed on Apr. 21, 2021

Liki Tiki Village by Diamond Resorts
Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
3.5 out of 5
14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, FL
Located in the entertainment district, this family-friendly resort is within 9 mi (15 km) of Disney Springs®, Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park, and Epcot®. ...
3.8/5Good! (2,916 reviews)
"This hotel was great! Room was very cold and didnt have any extra blankets for couch bed, but other wise very clean. I would stay again. Lots of food options in main area along with shops. Their main hotel restruant wasn't the best food but other wise everything was great. Check in was super fast ..."

Reviewed on Aug. 3, 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, an IHG Hotel
Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel
3.5 out of 5
900 S Disneyland Dr, Anaheim, CA
Free cancellation
The price is CA $145 per night from May 2 to May 3
This family-friendly Anaheim hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Anaheim Global Medical Center, Downtown Disney® District, and Disneyland®. ...
4.1/5Very Good! (5,539 reviews)
"Storytime with Princess Corinne! This was such a hit for our first night at this beautiful hotel. Our daughter enjoyed every minute. The restaurant was convenient but service was slightly slow at times. If we ever get back to Disneyland, we'll definitely book a longer stay, here."

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2020

Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel
Floridays Resort Orlando
3.5 out of 5
12562 International Drive, Orlando, FL
The price is CA $202 per night from Apr 22 to Apr 23
This family-friendly Orlando condo resort is located on a lake, within 3 mi (5 km) of Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets and SeaWorld® Orlando. Orange County Convention ...
4.3/5Excellent! (9,837 reviews)
"Everything is going"

Reviewed on Apr. 21, 2021

Floridays Resort Orlando
Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
3.5 out of 5
7200 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV
The price is CA $160 per night from May 3 to May 4
Situated near the airport, this condo resort is within 1 mi (2 km) of Town Square Las Vegas and Las Vegas South Premium Outlets. Mandalay Bay Casino and Casino ...
4.3/5Excellent! (5,136 reviews)
"We loved the lazy river. Wish they could extended their hours."

Reviewed on Apr. 20, 2021

Tahiti Village Resort & Spa
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What is a family-friendly hotel?

Family-friendly hotels welcome children and provide essentials for family travellers such as additional bedding for higher occupancy per room; in-room conveniences; and facilities for kids and family activities.

In-room: Connecting/adjoining rooms, family suites, babysitting services and refrigerators are some other room facilities to look out for. Family travellers find these helpful.

On premises: Family-friendly hotels may also have some additional recreational facilities such as outdoor pools, kiddy pools, playgrounds, kids clubs and game rooms.

*These are only guidelines as policies and amenities vary across hotels. For more information, view details listed on each property page.

What is the definition of a family room?

While each hotel defines its family room its own way, it usually refers to rooms available in the hotel that comfortably sleep at least 4 people. A family room is usually a larger room with 2 double/queen beds, or 1 double/queen bed and 2 twin beds. At some hotels, you might find 1 double bed for the parents and a sofa bed or bunk beds for the children.

The family room may also include other family-friendly conveniences such as infant beds, rollaway beds, a ground-floor location for convenience, treats for the kids, microwaves or refrigerators for meal preps.

How many people does a hotel family room sleep?

Most of the time, family rooms provide bedding that sleeps at least 2 adults and 2 children, allowing a family of 4 to comfortably share one room.

Family-friendly hotels often also have additional rollaway beds and infant beds available (at a surcharge). If young children share existing bedding, there's usually no extra charge So, depending if these are available at the hotel of your choice, it could be possible for more than 4 people to share a family room.

On Expedia, you will find room details listed for each room, such as number of beds and types of beds, so you can make the right choice to book for your family.

Can a family of 5 stay in one hotel room?

Yes, depending on the hotel's policies, it could be possible. Many family-friendly hotels have higher occupancy rooms that come with beds for 4 people, sometimes more. Of those hotels, look out for one which provides the following options to accommodate a fifth person:

✓ Infant cribs available (free or surcharge)

✓ Kids-stay-free policies (younger children can share existing bedding at no extra charge)

✓ Rollaway beds available (free or surcharge)

✓ Extra guests allowed

Alternatively, look for hotels with family suites or 2 connecting rooms.

On Expedia, you can find these details listed on each property page. Note, age restrictions and hotel rules around qualifying as a family apply for all of the above. Not all hotels allow extra staying guests.

Do hotels charge more for extra guests?

It depends on the hotel. Most of the time, yes a surcharge applies for any additional staying guest beyond the original capacity of the room -- for instance, having a third guest in a two-person room.

It's not as clear in cases where the room already comes with enough beds to accommodate your guest(s).There may be no fees as many hotels charge per-room, not per-guest (unless breakfast is included). However, some hotels may still charge for any extra staying guest beyond the original number of guests mentioned in the booking. Many hotels require all staying guests to register their details.

Note that not all hotels allow extra overnight guests, so it's best to check beforehand.

Can kids have their own hotel room?

Generally speaking, young children under a certain age are not allowed their own room, unless it's a connecting room with their parents next door. Older children may be able to have their own room. It's best to check the individual policy of the hotel you're interested in, as this varies from one hotel to the next.

What is the difference between adjoining rooms and connecting rooms in a hotel?

The terms adjoining and connecting are often used interchangeably to mean the same thing. That is, two hotel rooms that have a connecting door, where guests can move freely between both rooms without using the front door. For family travellers, this allows parents to have more comfort and privacy, yet remain within visible reach of their children comfortably in their own beds next door.

The more accurate term for this is connecting rooms. Adjoining rooms are in fact simply two hotel rooms located next to each other.

How do I choose a good family-friendly hotel?

Family travellers love hotels with good swimming pools, kids clubs, good service, larger rooms (to accommodate families of 4 or 5), and have a convenient location for sightseeing.

Consider location and transport options carefully, ensuring it's convenient to get around together as a family:

  • Hotel-airport shuttles (free or surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttles to family attractions (free or surcharge).
  • Well-connected public transportation nearby
  • Within walking distance to main attractions

You have the option of hotel alternatives too:

  • Spacious vacation rentals with multiple rooms
  • Aparthotels with in-room kitchenettes and laundry facilities
  • Unique local style of accommodation, for an authentic experience

How do I choose a good hotel for a family with kids?

If you have young children, look for hotels which have the following available:

✓ Infant cribs

✓ Kids-stay-free policy

✓ Children's pool

✓ Babysitting/childcare (free or surcharge)

✓ Supervised kids club

✓ Snacks available on-site

✓ Kids menu

Availability of these in-room facilities comes in handy for storing formula and preparing food:

✓ Microwave

✓ Refrigerator

✓ Kitchenette

How do I choose a hotel that's good for a family with elderly parents?

If you're travelling with older folks, use the filters to search for family-friendly hotels with accessibility features. Consider booking ground-floor rooms for easy access.

How do I choose a good hotel for a family holiday on a budget?

On Expedia, you can use filters to search for family-friendly hotels, sort the hotels to view the cheapest first or the best deals available. When you've found a hotel you like, look at the guest rating or click on the number of guest reviews to see what past guests had to say.

Some other considerations to save costs are:

  • Room Facilities: Rooms that sleeps four to six people, rollaway beds available, kids-stay-free policy. Kitchenette for preparing and reheating group meals. Aparthotels with laundry facilities. Free airport transfers, free parking.
  • Hotel Location: Cheaper hotels outside the city-centre or popular tourist areas, with public transportation nearby so it's convenient to get around. Or hotels in the best location where you can walk to attractions.
  • Vacation Rentals: These tend to be more spacious and do not have 24-hour front desks, toiletries or other frills, so you save on those costs.

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