Discover hotels around the world that welcome your family like part of their family! From a friendly
Istanbul hotel to a space-age funhouse in Melbourne, these establishments have earned a reputation for
making everyone feel right at home.
Avoid the tourist traps and opt for an authentic Istanbul experience at the Saruhan Hotel, a comfortable
Ottoman style establishment. Exquisite family rooms fashioned of yellow-tinted marble have bunk
beds, Wi-Fi and balconies with great city views. On the outdoor patio, enjoy complimentary breakfast
with homemade jam while contemplating the Blue Mosque. Only a 10-minute walk to Turkish delights
like the Hippodrome.
Get spacey at the Space Hotel with family dorms sporting beds with individual control panels. Near
shops, Carlton Gardens and the Melbourne City Baths, their huge self-catering kitchen beckons families
to cook and the Blue Moon Bar and Café serves cheap eats and drinks. Facilities include a laundry,
workout room, internet kiosks, game and movie rooms.
Downtown Chicago is at your feet from the 15th floor atrium lobby at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza. Energy-efficient, soundproof rooms have stunning skyline views and flat screen TVs with premium channels, in-room movies and Wi-Fi. The glassed-in rooftop swimming pool is open year-round. Shop on the Miracle Mile, catch the train to Wrigley’s Field or simply marvel at Chicago’s skyscrapers.
If touring Barcelona by train or car, the Campanile Barcelona is an excellent starting point for trips to the Museu de Cera (wax museum) or the Illa Fantasia Water Park. Located near the airport, they offer free car parking and quick access to major thoroughfares and train stations. For large families, they have spacious rooms equipped with supplemental beds and large complimentary coffee/tea stations.
Campanile Hotel – Barcelona
The Bangkok Palace Hotel offers supervised child care activities and babysitters so the adults can enjoy
the sauna, fitness room, business center and laundry. Walk to the Jim Thompson House or ride the train
to Dreamworld, Thailand’s version of Disneyworld.
Families eager to explore Berlin’s historic and modern attractions find the Hotel Transit Loft an
excellent starting point for expeditions. Family rooms have loft beds, Wi-Fi and private bathrooms.
Complimentary breakfast is served until noon and you can walk to Volkspark to play away the day.
Go for the full immersion experience at the Beijing Templeside Deluxe Hutong House, an authentic
Chinese village-style house beautifully furnished and decorated with cultural art. Use the self-catering
facilities for evening meals while enjoying complimentary breakfast and traditional tea. It’s a thirty-
minute walk to the Forbidden City and Bei Hai Park through fascinating neighborhoods.
A Paris Metro pass encourages your family to visit all those famous cathedrals and exquisite parks on
the way to attractions like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre. Luckily, the Avalon Hotel Paris is ideally
situated near the Gare du Nord train station and offers fresh, bright rooms with Wi-Fi and daily maid
service. Enjoy free breakfast at the restaurant and free Paris Metro maps from the information kiosks.
Get plugged into Madrid’s high-energy lifestyle at the High Tech Nueva Castellana offering perks for
families like free in-house movies with popcorn. Laptops and free Wi-Fi are standard and family rooms
have beds ranging from king-sized to single bunks to baby cots. Walk the streets of the ancient city of
Fuencarral in the middle of Madrid or take a carriage ride through La Moraleja, the Beverly Hills of Spain.
Embrace jolly old England from the Camelot House Hotel with its smashing location close to everything
families enjoy. Stroll through the Marble Arch, explore Hyde Park or walk to Paddington Station and
head off to Oxford Street to shop or Soho to dine. Enjoy connecting adult and kids rooms or family
dorms with shared bathrooms. Free breakfast is served by the friendly, multi-lingual staff.