Best Family Hotels in California

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    Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
    Berkeley, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1736 reviewsTripAdvisor (1736)
    The hotel offers complimentary childcare services – including holiday themed activities, Friday movie screenings and tennis camps – as part of its daily resort fee. And inside the property's kids club, children can participate in arts and crafts projects and games or play with toys.
    Berkeley, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 1736 reviewsTripAdvisor (1736)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Great Critic Rating
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    Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
    Anaheim, CA
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4888 reviewsTripAdvisor (4888)
    Free WiFi
    Disney's Grand Californian Hotel offers numerous family activities such as outdoor movie nights, arts and crafts tours, property tours and interactive experiences.
    Anaheim, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4888 reviewsTripAdvisor (4888)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free WiFi
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    Disneyland Hotel
    Anaheim, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3290 reviewsTripAdvisor (3290)
    Free WiFi
    Disneyland Hotel is designed to cater to the desires of children and families. Aside from direct access to the Disney theme parks, Disneyland Hotel offers on-site movie screenings, character meet and greets, Disney history tours, crafts and much more.
    Anaheim, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3290 reviewsTripAdvisor (3290)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free WiFi
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    The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert
    Palm Desert, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1223 reviewsTripAdvisor (1223)
    Free WiFi
    This property offers the Westin Kids Club for those ages 4 to 12. Broken into two three-hour time slots per day, the club allows children to take part in both on- and off-site activities including T-shirt tie-dying and excursions to the Living Desert. There is also a teen room, a waterslide and a game room loaded with video game console hookups, a pool table, air hockey and opportunities for game tournaments.
    Palm Desert, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1223 reviewsTripAdvisor (1223)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4340 reviewsTripAdvisor (4340)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    The resort's Splashtopia waterpark is the main draw for families.
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4340 reviewsTripAdvisor (4340)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina - San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 4059 reviewsTripAdvisor (4059)
    Free WiFi
    The hotel offers a variety of children's activities, including scavenger hunts, board games and seasonal pool activities. The property's pools are family-friendly and feature three waterslides. The hotel also offers babysitting services.
    San Diego, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 3.5 based on 4059 reviewsTripAdvisor (4059)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
    Huntington Beach, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4216 reviewsTripAdvisor (4216)
    Free WiFi
    The Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach offers a variety of activities for children including the Slyders water playground with three waterslides and wading pools adjacent to the main pool. The hotel also offers Camp Hyatt, a program for kids 3 to 12, featuring arts and crafts and outdoor activities for half-day, full-day and evening sessions.
    Huntington Beach, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4216 reviewsTripAdvisor (4216)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free WiFi
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    The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2715 reviewsTripAdvisor (2715)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    The Westin Mission Hills provides a number of activities for kids. The Westin Kids Club Discovery room is for ages 3 to 12 and has a series of daily activities including arts and crafts, games, storytelling and more. There is also a koi pond, a terrarium and a tortoise den for children to visit. Kids Night Out is an evening kids club program so that parents can go out for the night; it costs $45 and includes dinner, movies, games and more.
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2715 reviewsTripAdvisor (2715)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hilton San Diego Bayfront
    San Diego, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 5652 reviewsTripAdvisor (5652)
    The Hilton San Diego Bayfront has a variety of children's amenities including seasonal activities, video rentals and children's menus at the on-site eateries. The Splash Zone, located at the hotel's pool, includes a waterslide, fountains and toys.
    San Diego, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 5652 reviewsTripAdvisor (5652)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Good Critic Rating
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    Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
    Carlsbad, CA
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3377 reviewsTripAdvisor (3377)
    Free WiFi
    The kid-friendly amenities at Omni La Costa Resort begin with the Very Important Kid check-in. The Kidtopia Kids Club features areas that simulate the ocean, filled with sea creatures; a magical forest; and an interactive game floor. Each area is designed for specific age groups, including a nursery for infants and toddlers. All programs include lunch or dinner. In addition to the extensive recreational activities at the resort, Omni offers several programs and events for kids of all ages, including the Vibz Game Lounge.
    Carlsbad, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3377 reviewsTripAdvisor (3377)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
    Newport Beach, CA
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2043 reviewsTripAdvisor (2043)
    Free WiFi
    Children will enjoy the hotel's family-friendly pool which features a waterslide, a splash park and a putting green for the little ones. During the summer, activities such as hula lessons, water balloon tosses and dive-in movies take place to cater to younger guests.
    Newport Beach, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 2043 reviewsTripAdvisor (2043)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free WiFi
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    Fairmont Grand Del Mar
    San Diego, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2014 reviewsTripAdvisor (2014)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    The Explorer’s Club at The Grand Del Mar keeps children and teenagers occupied with video games, movies and arts and crafts (at $15 per hour). Four-hour and eight-hour programs for children ages 5 to 12 include themed activities and outdoor games.
    San Diego, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 2014 reviewsTripAdvisor (2014)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Excellent Critic Rating
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Beverly Hills Hotel
    Beverly Hills, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1359 reviewsTripAdvisor (1359)
    Free WiFi
    The hotel does not offer a kids club, however, amenities provided by the hotel still make young guests feel at home. Complimentary teddy bears and chocolate chip cookies add a special touch to children's stays. Babysitting services are available and can be booked through the concierge.
    Beverly Hills, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1359 reviewsTripAdvisor (1359)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Excellent Critic Rating
    Free WiFi
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    The Resort at Pelican Hill
    Newport Coast, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1753 reviewsTripAdvisor (1753)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    The resort offers activity programs for both young children and teens. Camp Pelican, for children ages 4 to 12, features a clubhouse with two big-screen televisions, video games, board games, arts and crafts supplies, digital microscopes and computer stations. Outdoor activities include playtime in the children's pool with its bubble jet fountain and sand play areas. Full- and half-day programs include lunch and snacks.
    Newport Coast, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1753 reviewsTripAdvisor (1753)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Excellent Critic Rating
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Meadowood Napa Valley
    St. Helena, CA
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2094 reviewsTripAdvisor (2094)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
    Meadowood's family pool, croquet, golf and tennis facilities are popular for families with children.
    St. Helena, CA
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 2094 reviewsTripAdvisor (2094)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Excellent Critic Rating
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi