We Love These Family-Friendly Hotels

AnnaMaria Stephens | February 01, 2018

Traveling with kids means extra planning and a lot of patience, especially after a long day in a new city. These family-friendly Seattle hotels make it easy to keep even the wee ones happy, with everything from snack packs and pools to pint-size bathrobes and bikes to borrow.


Silver Cloud Inn Lake Union

Why it made the list

While it doesn't have any special amenities for kids, this Silver Cloud location on Lake Union has a lot to offer. For starters, the parking is complimentary, a rarity in Seattle and a bonus for families with lots of stuff. The hotel also has an indoor pool and a buffet breakfast in an airy space with great views.

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The Maxwell Hotel

Why it made the list

This colorful hotel is close enough to Seattle Center -- home of the Space Needle and family-friendly museums -- that little kids can handle the walk. There's a lot of cool stuff to look at, like murals, a pineapple mosaic, and children's art tiles lining the indoor pool, and the hotel offers complimentary bike use and free pineapple cupcakes in the afternoon.

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Woodmark Hotel

Why it made the list

This hotel on Lake Washington has plenty to offer for children, including the use of complimentary bikes and kayaks. The beach is also a fun place to play, and kids who are allowed to stay up late can scrounge for snacks during the hotel's Raid the Pantry hours.

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The Fairmont Olympic Hotel

Why it made the list

Kids can feel pampered in their own plush bathrobes at the Fairmont Olympic, which also provides no-tears shampoo and baby amenities. The hotel's large indoor pool is a family favorite. Parents can pick up goggles, nose clips, earplugs, and swimwear at the pool shop.

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The Hotel Bellevue at Bellevue Club

Why it made the list

On the Eastside, 15 minutes from Seattle, Hotel Bellevue has a youth lounge featuring arcade games, ping-pong, and air hockey. The hotel, which includes access to an exclusive athletic club, hosts events like family gym night, float-in movie night, and kids night out. Parents can arrange swim lessons and training sessions at the club's pool. Hotel Bellevue also offers a variety of summer camps.

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Hotel Monaco

Why it made the list

The Kimpton hotel brand is known for its kid-friendly digs, and Hotel Monaco is no exception. A welcome package includes a child-size animal-print robe for use during your stay, but what they'll really love is the goldfish they can borrow for the room. The hotel also has strollers, scooters, and cribs. (Seattle's other Kimpton properties -- Alexis Hotel, Palladian Hotel, and Hotel Vintage -- offer the same perks.

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Loews Hotel 1000

Why it made the list

Along with the usual offerings -- high chairs and cribs are available to guests -- the Loews Hotel 1000 lets kids under 12 pick a gift from the welcome wagon. Kids also log 30 minutes at the hotel's virtual Golf Club, which has XBox and Wii sets on hand.

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Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

Why it made the list

This luxury hotel really rolls out the red carpet for kids, like a welcome kit that includes juice, cookies, and a plush pint-size robe. Upon request, the hotel provides diapers and child-proofing products; high chairs, cribs, and playpens are also available. Cranky kid after a long day? Check out the hotel's kid-friendly video library.

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