The Best Family-Friendly Hotels

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The Thai resort is perfect for family-friendly vacations for all ages, and happenings at The Standard, Hua Hin are endless. Making the most of the beachside location, The Surf Club is stacked with boards, offering water sport activities for all the family to enjoy. From paddle boarding, kayaking, wakeboarding and kiteboarding, it is the only resort in Hua Hin to also offer Electric (Efoil) surfboarding. The adventures don’t stop once you leave the sea. With children’s yoga classes, cookie decorating and pony back riding on the beach also available at the resort, families can create memories together that will last a lifetime.

The Standard, Hua Hin hasn’t forgotten about the adults. Lounge, snack and sip at The Pool, refresh and detox at The Spa, and drink and dance under the stars, The Standard also brings its iconic cultural programming to the resort. Mixing things up with Standard Sounds, the resort has curated a wide array of live music, from both emerging talents and legends that reflect the ethos, scenery, and history of its surroundings. From wellness weekends and artistic escapes, to pool parties and live concerts, the resort has elevated the social scene in Hua Hin, ensuring an unforgettable experience for all.

The colourful collection of 199-rooms, suites and villas include private pool villas, and the option to stay in the newly converted Family Rooms, offering two neighbouring corner Standard or Superior Room choices, providing an ultra-chic stay that is ideal to keep the family close together. The Are You Kidding? room package is also available for any room booked with the little ones, so up to two youngsters under the age of six can stay free and enjoy complimentary meals from the kid’s menu. The Standard, Hua Hin will even throw in a special welcome amenity on arrival, ensuring the perfect family getaway in paradise.

The Standard, Maldives

Huruvalhi, Maldives

Offering an exciting yet effortlessly chic stay on the Indian Ocean filled with family fun in the sun, The Standard, Huruvalhi Maldives isn’t short of happenings this October. Offering the Lil’ Shark Kids Club, a professional childcare service complete with a paddling pool for children 4 years and above, parents can relax whilst the kids go rejoice. Bringing the extra little ones along? Children below 4 years can still access the kids club with adult supervision, or can be dropped off to the hotel’s baby sitting service so guests can still enjoy adult activities, whatever those might be…

With six unique restaurants inspired by the beauty of the Indian ocean, and overwater villas with their own private lounge deck and infinity plunge pool, the island is a tropical escape full of relaxation, social activities and vibrant cultural experiences. Days can also be filled with snorkeling in the naturally protected house reef, diving deep on boat excursions through local waters, getting up close and personal with the Manta Rays, or simply relaxing in the indoor hydrotherapy oasis, The Standard Spa.

For further details please visit: www.standardhotels.com/maldives

WunderLocke

Munich, Germany

WunderLocke is Locke’s biggest property to date, with 360 spacious designed apartments, a large co-working area, coffee shop, meeting and event spaces as well as an outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna and workout studio.

Located in the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Sendling, this Holloway Li designed property also houses a food and drink concept unparalleled in Germany – ‘Mural Farmhouse’. Conceived by the founders of revered local Michelin-starred restaurant Mural, ‘Mural Farmhouse’ comprises of five destinations over seven floors, including a 70-cover all-day restaurant, a fine dining Chef’s Table, coffee shop, wine and cocktail bar, and rooftop with panoramic views of the Bavarian Alps.

Ideally situated for travellers to be right at the heart of all the action, Locke is ready to welcome families from all over the world. Offering the comfort and practicality of a home with the good vibes of a boutique hotel, Locke’s design-led, aparthotel rooms all contain a fully fitted kitchen and living space. With unique interiors and F&B partners at each property, no Locke is the same, enabling guests to celebrate the culture and character of the different neighbourhoods in which they are located.

The Barcelona EDITION

Barcelona, Spain

The Barcelona EDITION is ideally situated in the centre of the city to experience all that Barcelona has to offer. Located in El Born, the city’s historical and creative epicentre, the hotel stands tall over the Santa Caterina Market, and is perfectly placed to take advantage of the city’s renowned culture, food and drink scene, luxury retail district and beaches.

Settled in between the public areas on the first floor and the Roof lies 100 guestrooms. Bringing modern luxury to a new era, each room features the conveniences travellers and pleasure seekers have come to expect and rely on, as well as indulgent amenities waiting to be discovered. Floor to ceiling windows give breathtaking views of the city’s skyline, and add to the feeling of insulated calm within each room.

With multiple interconnecting rooms available, the hotel welcomes family trips and is the perfect spot for a luxury getaway with your loved ones. Boasting a Summer residency from the iconic Bar Alegria until the end of October 2022, one of the oldest and most famous tapas bars in the city, the limited-time terrace showcases the traditional style of the Spanish tapas bar and eatery for all the family.

The Madrid EDITION

Madrid, Spain

The Madrid EDITION is the city’s first luxury lifestyle urban resort. It embraces Schrager’s vision and ethos for an understated elegance while showcasing the innovative and elevated experience, ethos and exceptional luxury service that the EDITION brand is known for with two restaurants, each helmed by a world-class, award-winning chef, three unique bar concepts, exciting nightlife and entertainment, a magnificent outdoor pool located on the rooftop with jawdropping views of Madrid’s cityscape, a wellness and spa facility, and a series of spectacular meeting and event spaces drenched in natural light. There are also 200 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, including multiple connecting units – for groups of friends and families – as well as an exclusive selection of rooms with private terraces.

Quite literally located in the vibrant heart of the Spanish capital, a few steps from Kilometre Zero, which marks the geographical centre of the country, The Madrid EDITION is a new destination at the epicentre of one of the world’s hottest cities central to defining the global zeitgeist. More precisely, it is accessed via a stunning plaza reminiscent of Europe’s great plazas, squares and piazzas in the lively neighbourhood of Sol, home to convivial tapas bars, sidewalk cafés, and a stone’s throw from the Royal Theatre, Plaza Mayor and the Royal Palace. It is also bordered along its northern edge by Gran Vía, the Broadway of Madrid, which is lined by a broad sweep of glorious architecture

The hotel is perfect for families, with connecting rooms, rollaway bed available at an additional cost, there is also the Family Style package which includes 50% off your second room.

For further details please visit: Editionhotels.com/madrid

The Reykjavik EDITION

Reykjavik, Iceland

A flourishing culinary hotspot with cool cafés, bubbling hot springs and an erupting geysers, the spotlight is shining brightly on Iceland’s hip capital city and, with typical finesse, the arrival of The Reykjavik EDITION further cements EDITION Hotels’ uncanny ability to land in just the right place at the right time. “Reykjavik is a really cool, young city -perfect for our brand,” says Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, PUBLIC and EDITION creator. “We think this is Reykjavik’s time and we’re right here at the very heart of it and at the perfect time.”

Iceland is an aspirational destination for many, for families, couples, and explorers alike. Marooned in the North Atlantic Ocean, just beneath the Arctic Circle, Iceland exhibits a mystical medley of nature’s most extraordinary feets; bright green moss-carpeted lava fields, soaring glaciers, and rugged mountains sliced by deep, river-cut valleys. “In Iceland, you’re getting to see things you won’t see anywhere else,” says Schrager. “More so than any other place in the world, it’s a real opportunity to get in touch with earth and nature and we’re proud to further expand the EDITION brand in an incredible place with an incredibly exciting hotel that gives you a true sense of place.” With the property’s interconnecting rooms, the excitement continues past the point of the outdoors, where families are brought even closer together to reminisce on their shared world-class experiences.

For further details please visit: Editionhotels.com/reykjavik

Pan Pacific London

London, England

Located in Liverpool Street, Pan Pacific London is on the doorstep of world-renowned locations yet also home to its own inner world. Sitting proudly in the landmark tower at One Bishopsgate Plaza, the hotel is situated near many of the City’s finest attractions including luxury shopping in Spitalfields and the stylish Shoreditch neighbourhood.

Positioned as a serene haven, Pan Pacific London has newly launched a deluxe Baby-Bloom package offering expectant mothers and their partners the perfect way to celebrate their new arrival. Crafted around the needs of expectant mothers, the Baby-Bloom package includes an overnight stay, a complimentary bottle of French Bloom alcohol-free sparkling rose and breakfast alongside full usage of the wellness floor and a prenatal full body massage treatment.

Junior guests who are made to feel very welcome during any stay where they are invited to explore the hotel’s bespoke treasure hunt map, along with other goodies such as an adventure book, crayon set, and homemade cookies.

Children’s Swimming Hours (up to age 16):

Monday – Friday: 9:00am – 11:00am & 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Saturday – Sunday: 7:00am – 10:00am & 4:00pm – 7:00pm

For further details please visit: www.panpacific.com

Set in the heart of London’s vibrant East End, the award-winning Town Hall Hotel combines architectural splendour with cutting-edge design and a devotion to the pleasures of life.

Town Hall offers a range of stylish spacious bedrooms and spectacular suites with a 14-metre pool on the lower ground floor, perfect for families with water babies! Located on the first floor of the hotel, Corner Room restaurant invites guests to an unforgettable dining experience in its airy light-filled surroundings. The daily-changing menus feature seasonal dishes with exciting European influences.

City airport can be reached in 20 minutes by car, or you can be at London Heathrow Airport in 45minutes with the new Elizabeth Line from Liverpool Station to London Paddington for the Heathrow Express. With the Central Line tube right on our doorsteps many famous London Attractions, Theatres and shopping are just 20-minute away.

Rates start at £185 per night for a double room.

Townhallhotel.com

Villa Lena
Tuscany, Italy

Situated in Toiano amongst the rolling hills of rural Tuscany, Villa Lena is simultaneously a creative residence, agriturismo hotel and holiday destination. Guests are invited to stay with Villa Lena’s creative family celebrating local Tuscan history, culture and food within an environment that offers international artists, writers, designers, filmmakers, musicians, chefs and agricultural experts’ space to explore and hone their respective crafts. Guests are invited to experience Villa Lena’s Autumn season with an exciting medley of truffle hunting, pasta making, floral installation workshops, and so much more.

This October half-term, Villa Lena presents the perfect destination for families to escape into the Tuscan Hills. For the third year in a row, Villa Lena is teaming up with Oppidan Education and their tutors for a unique program of inspiring, dynamic and educational activities for children of all ages, leaving plenty of time for parents to relax and unwind.

Oppidan is a UK-based mentoring company that creates an exciting and educational camp for kids of all ages, in line with Oppidan’s main goal to take learning outside the classroom, with each day providing a unique program of games, challenges, and mentoring. Apart from the group activities, one-on-one tutoring will be available if a little confidence boost is necessary before returning to school. Creativity is at the heart of Villa Lena, with families being offered a unique, dynamic, and sun-filled autumnal holiday experience.

For further details please visit: www.villa-lena.it/

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