These properties know what it’s like to travel with a baby
When it comes to traveling with a baby or toddler, look beyond the standard pack ‘n’ play most hotels provide. From hotel chains that offer luxe baby gear to resorts catering to the littlest travelers with amenities like on-site babysitting, parents can find a baby-friendly resort or hotel around the world that makes travel with a little one easier. Read on to find a great destination for your next family vacation.
Baby-Friendly Hotel Chains
Azul Beach Resorts
Little ones can rest assured that their every need will be taken care of with their very own Baby Butler: Azul Beach Resorts will stock your room with everything from bottle warmers and strollers to baby monitors and on-site chefs will make gourmet baby food. Relax with your baby poolside while your little one lounges in a pint-size lounge bed. When the sun sets, bring your babe to the resort's story time before putting them down for the night. Then, order Wine Down service for the grown-ups to enjoy.
Great Wolf Lodge
Great Wolf Lodge is a hit for kids of all ages, and that includes babies and toddlers tagging along for the ride. Private cabanas are available to rent by the day in case you need somewhere quiet to nurse and nap. Some water features are designed for the youngest visitors and work well for crawlers and new walkers. Request a family package that includes Wine Down service with drinks and snacks delivered to your door after the kids are knocked out from a hard day of play.
Destination by Hyatt
Destination by Hyatt partners with BabyQuip, a baby-equipment rental service and marketplace offering thousands of baby gear items in more than 650 cities across the US and Canada. This partnership means that hotel guests can rent quality baby gear to use during their stays with an exclusive 10% discount on rental fees. Not only does this mean you can pack lightly for your next family getaway, but you can also get your tried-and-true baby favorites at your destination. Just about anything from cribs and strollers to bottle warmers, toys and baby monitors can be provided. Don't want to think about it too much? Book a package. Baby Quip will deliver, set up and pick up so you can kick back and relax.
All stays at a Beaches Resort include care from certified nannies for infants through age two. Hire a nanny and slip away for a few hours of relaxation on the beach or plan a date night every night. Kids of all ages are welcome at Beaches’ Kids Camp, which offers age-appropriate activities for babies through teens. Guests also have access to cribs, strollers, high chairs and more. There is even a nurse on the property all day, every day.
Four Seasons hotels around the world make it their mission to ensure that even their youngest guests have a great vacation. Family amenities vary by location, but some hotels keep baby necessities like bottle warmers, baby monitors, swim diapers, strollers and more on hand. Some have a playroom designed just for the smallest travelers. That means you can travel lighter without sacrificing anything you need to take your baby on the road. You can also request that the hotel empties the mini bar prior to arrival and for customized baby-friendly recommendations no matter where in the world you are.
Kimpton Hotels are boutique destinations that are just as good for families as they are for couples. Select locations partner with the well-loved brand 4Moms to provide MamaRoo infant seats, Breeze Plus playards and Cleanwater baby tubs. From San Francisco to Washington, DC, and lots of places in between, look for a participating hotel to have access to baby gear on the go without having to lug it through an airport. The Kimpton Kids program in all locations will help give you peace of mind by providing a child safety kit including outlet covers and toilet latches. They will even find you a babysitter or car seat rental if you need one!
Baby-Friendly Hotels Around the US
Grand Geneva & Timber Ridge
Grand Geneva Resort & Spa and Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, both offer plenty of baby gear for your room, including high chairs, cribs, pack 'n' plays and crib sheets. The hotel also partners with a rental company to provide strollers and other baby gear. Nursing moms can slip into lactation rooms for privacy. The Timber Ridge location has a zero-entry pool complete with infant life jackets and a gift shop stocked with necessities for little sunbathers, including swim diapers and swimsuits.
The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland
In addition to having pack 'n' plays available, every baby is welcomed into the Ritz-Carlton family with a lovely soft baby blanket and mini stuffed lion, complimentary upon arrival. With spacious suites ideal for families, there is plenty of room for baby gear and enough space to make sure everyone can get some rest and relaxation at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland. Parents who want to unwind after baby goes to sleep can order an assortment of amenities to their room, including wine and cheese, local beer and snacks.
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Miramar Beach, Florida, has become a beloved home-away-from-home spot for countless guests. Families with little ones are always welcome at Hilton and the resort goes the extra mile to ensure babies and their grown-ups have a great time. Sandestin will help coordinate babysitting offered by outside licensed and bonded childcare agencies. Tiny guests can enjoy the toddler pool. Babies will also have their choice of a crib or pack 'n' play so they can sleep just as comfortably as their parents.