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The Best Hotels for Families in Orlando

Jennifer Greenhill-Taylor | January 04, 2018

Since Orlando is family vacation headquarters, lodgings in the area vie for your business. Offering free meals for kids, on-site entertainment, pool complexes and recreational facilities, free Wi-Fi, free parking, kids’ programs and babysitting services, here are 5 hotels that welcome vacationing families.


Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Orlando Lake Buena Vista

Why it made the list

About a half mile from the Disney Springs entrance to WDW, and within walking distance of restaurants and shops, this hotel has in-room amenities and a price that make it a good bet for families on a budget. Guests with children can spread out in a family suite with a refrigerator, microwave, and partitioned kids' area with two TVs (one for video games) and bunk beds. A small pool, theater, and game room with free interactive games, a fitness center, food court, market shop, and free breakfast buffet and free shuttle to Disney round out the deal.

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Caribe Royale All-Suite Hotel & Convention Center

Why it made the list

This big, all-suites pink palace, on 53 tropical acres just 10 minutes from Disney, melds luxurious décor and family-friendly ingredients with an affordable price. Families are catered to with a separate tower of suites and a children's recreation area, including a big pool with a 65-foot slide, interactive water-play area, cushy cabanas, a spa, and game rooms.

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JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes

Why it made the list

Set amid 500 acres of tropical landscaping, this resort and its connected neighbor The Ritz-Carlton offer two pools, one for family fun, the other for serene relaxation, with a lazy river winding around the vast complex of water and gardens. Recreational facilities for all ages include golf, tennis and more. Several world class restaurants ensure sophisticated dining.

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Reunion Resort a Wyndham Grand Resort

Why it made the list

This vast golf-centric resort is so far from the theme parks or Orlando that it has to offer lots of on-premises entertainment. Registered guests can tube down the lazy river, ride the water slides, play lawn games or simply lie in the sun and enjoy poolside food and drinks. Golfers have the benefit of three award-winning golf courses, designed by legends Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson, along with the Annika Academy and the Frankly Golf Putting Academy for those who want to sharpen their game.

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Holiday Inn Resort Orlando--Waterpark (formerly Nickelodeon Suites Resort)

Why it made the list

A jackpot for families looking for reasonably priced lodgings near Disney with on-site activities to keep kids busy. The six-story resort is built around a colorful water park with slides, splash bucket and climbing zones, and all the rooms are suites. The resort also offers a laser challenge, a huge arcade, a 4-D Theater and evening Karaoke.

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