Family-friendly resorts and hotels typically have prime locations in close proximity to attractions, restaurants, and shops, or they offer complimentary shuttles to major attractions. They provide children with a variety of activities and play spaces both supervised by on-site staffers, and in the company of parents. Kid’ camps, swimming pools, lessons, equipment rentals, and discounted admission to local attractions are some of the perks of family-focused hotels. Accommodations have an at-home feel, with in-room amenities like refrigerators, microwaves, free Wi-Fi, and televisions. They stress cleanliness, provide laundry facilities, and promote smoke-free environments. Expect them to excel in customer service, and offer early check-ins, late check-outs, and complimentary breakfasts.
San Diego Family Hotels
Family-friendly resort hotels in San Diego are large properties in close proximity to beaches, parks, and entertainment attractions. Most have modern interiors with excellent views of the ocean, bay, or on-site gardens. Guests can enjoy a plethora of amenities like 24-hour concierge services, on-site restaurants, and laundry facilities. The Catamaran and Bahia resort hotels in Mission Beach, and Manchester Grand Hyatt Downtown are good examples of San Diego’s family-friendly resorts. They provide activities such as kids’ clubs, full-service spas, arcades, movie nights, and water sport rentals. Both Mission Beach resorts also offer free one-hour cruises of Mission Bay aboard the Bahia Belle.
Family-oriented great value hotels offer impressive comforts at an affordable price. They include amenities such as live entertainment, swimming pools, fireplaces, and free breakfasts. Many are in great locations – close to a neighborhood’s action, on the beach, or within walking distance of the ocean. La Jolla Cove Suites, the only oceanfront family hotel in La Jolla Hotels, is close to the La Jolla Cove caves, Seal Beach, and Birch Aquarium. Families have easy access to water activities like kayaking and snorkeling. The Clarion Inn is a block from the ocean, and the Del Mar Fairgrounds and Torrey Pines State Reserve are a short drive away.
Best San Diego Neighborhoods for Family Hotels
San Diego resort-style hotels that vacationing families yearn for are located in coastal neighborhoods like the Marina District, Point Loma, and Coronado Island. Beachside neighborhoods such as Mission Beach, Del Mar, and La Jolla have resort-style hotels on sandy beaches with easy access to a wide range of water activities that are great for the whole family.
Families that want a central location choose Mission Valley Hotels as their go-to neighborhood. It provides quick access to many of San Diego’s major attractions like Balboa Park and the San Diego Zoo, the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, LEGOLAND, SeaWorld, and area beaches. Hotel Circle in Mission Valley has a dense concentration of family-oriented great value hotels that cater to families. No matter what is on the family vacation agenda, there is a great San Diego hotel to match.