Best Family Hotels in New York

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    Trump International Hotel & Tower New York
    New York, NY
    1.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Although the Trump International Hotel & Tower may not look kid-friendly, the hotel does offer several amenities and services for younger guests. The hotel can install a video game console of your choice prior to your arrival, though the free backpack full of coloring books should keep your kids busy. Through the Trump Kids program, you can also take advantage of on-site swim lessons, childrens room service menus and a special family-friendly movie channel (additional fees may apply). And for visiting infants, Trump staff will set up a crib for the baby and a rocking chair for you.
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    The Sagamore
    Bolton Landing, NY
    $30-$40 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    $30-$40 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Sagamore Kids Club provides counselor-led activities and games ranging from nature walks and outdoor games to arts and crafts for guests ages 4 to 12. In addition, the 10,000-square-foot The Rec serves as a large entertainment space for kids and adults alike, with features like mini-golf, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, game consoles, a playground and more.
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    Millennium Hilton New York One UN Plaza
    New York, NY
    0.9 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    One UN offers a special Ask Alfred children's package as an add-on amenity for an additional fee. The package includes an Ask Alfred teddy bear, a backpack, collectible postcards, a coloring activity book with crayons and candy.
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    McCarren Hotel & Pool
    Brooklyn, NY
    2.6 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The McCarren Hotel & Pool may be too trendy for some families, but mini-hipsters will enjoy the pool and the nearby park. Cribs and high chairs are available on request.
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    The Gideon Putnam
    Saratoga Springs, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Families will appreciate the kid-friendly Peerless Pool Complex as well as the wide variety of outdoor activities available within the state park.
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    The Chatwal, A Luxury Collection Hotel
    New York, NY
    0.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    This historical Luxury Collection hotel prides itself on blending art deco accents with modern-day accouterments like an on-site Red Door Spa and fitness lounge. Originally built in 1905, the 76-room hotel was renovated in 2010 by architect Thierry Despont. Inside the guest rooms and suites, visitors will find 400-thread-count linens, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi access and rainfall showerheads – all excellent perks, according to recent visitors. Some suites even boast private terraces with New York City views. Plus this five-star hotel earns high marks from travelers for its prime midtown Manhattan location, just steps away from Rockefeller Center, Bryant ParkBroadway and Fifth Avenue. Recent patrons also praised the lively Lambs Club Restaurant & Bar; the hotel's intimate dining establishment has played host to a long list of celebrities and bigwigs, including Fred Astaire and Charlie Chaplin. And because this hotel is part of the Marriott hotel family, Marriott Bonvoy members can earn and use points here.
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    The Greenwich Hotel
    New York, NY
    2.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Greenwich Hotel does not have a formal childrens program, but offers standard amenities like cribs, high chairs and rollaway beds.
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    The Peninsula New York
    New York, NY
    1 mile to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Amenities for children at The Peninsula New York can be customized in advance according to their preferences and include in-room entertainment, welcome gifts and snacks. The property also occasionally offers room packages with kids perks like inclusion in a hotel scavenger hunt, complimentary meals (for kids 10 and younger), an in-room tent and a poolside picnic lunch.
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    The James New York - SoHo
    New York, NY
    2.1 miles to city center
    $46 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $46 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    Sitting in the trendy SoHo neighborhood, The James specializes in providing guests with sophisticated and modern suites alongside excellent service. Each of The James' rooms features a flat-screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi access, wood flooring and a natural color palette to create a warm and inviting place to bed down. Recent guests also give kudos to The James' luxurious (and eco-friendly) bath products, but note the rooms are small, even by New York standards. The rooftop bar, JIMMY, is equally alluring with its cozy fireplaces, zesty cocktails and 360-degree views of the Manhattan skyline. The Gitano Jungle Room NYC receives high praise from guests for its inventive fare inspired by the Yucutan Peninsula.
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    Whiteface Lodge
    Lake Placid, NY
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Whiteface Lodge’s Kamp Kanu program offers indoor and outdoor experiences throughout the year. Activities change daily and range from obstacle courses to storytelling to science experiments. Children ages 11 to 14 can participate in full-day, off-site excursions, while children 3 to 10 can participate in either the morning or afternoon sessions. There is also the Sunset Club, available for kids ages 5 to 10 on seasonal Friday and Saturday evenings. The club includes pizza parties and games while parents go out for the evening.
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    Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa
    Lake Placid, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    The property features family-friendly recreation options like tennis, paddle boat rentals, a private beach and ice skating on the lake.
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    Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC
    New York, NY
    1.2 miles to city center
    $29 Nightly Resort Fee
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    $29 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    This hip hotel stands as a fixture in New York's Meatpacking District, so much so that some even call it the anchor or heart of this trendy neighborhood. The hotel boasts 14 floors of airy accommodations that are equipped with flat-screen TVs, goose-down pillows, 400-thread-count Egyptian cotton linens and complimentary Wi-Fi access. The hotel serves as an urban hotspot ideal for night owls planning to soak up everything the buzzing Big Apple has to offer. By day, you can perfect your tan along the pristine rooftop pool and come nightfall, you can retreat to one of the hotel's verdant landscaped terraces and marvel at spectacular views overlooking the Hudson River and the city skyline. Plus, foodies looking for inventive cuisine can indulge their taste buds at The Chester, an American bistro. And those looking for an extra dose of luxury should head straight to Glam + Go for a blowout treatment. Although most recent guests report a pleasant stay overall, some do caution that the loud street noise below can prevent a restful night's sleep. Families looking for a quiet place to hang their hat may want to consider staying somewhere away from all the action.
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    The Garden City Hotel
    Garden City, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Families will appreciate the spacious guest rooms and the property’s indoor pool.
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    The Del Monte Lodge Renaissance Rochester Hotel & Spa
    Pittsford, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Although a few recent visitors caution that a stay here can leave a major dent in your wallet, most say this hotel is worth the splurge. Previous guests particularly highlight The Del Monte's charming, elegant ambiance as well as its top-notch customer service, from the friendly cleaning crew to the attentive wait staff. Travelers also appreciate the simplistic yet classic decor of the accommodations as well as the versatile in-suite amenities, including custom-made duvets, cozy feather pillows and coffee and tea makers. Plus, those participating in the Marriott Bonvoy program may use or accumulate points by choosing to stay here. Among the various property features, previous visitors call out the spa services and the Erie Grill (especially the breakfast) as particularly memorable. And visitors love The Del Monte's locale, too: It's about 10 miles east of the Greater Rochester International Airport in Pittsford, New York, and there are a handful of restaurants within walking distance.
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    High Peaks Resort
    Lake Placid, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Kids can utilize the complimentary paddle boats and kayaks in summer, or the skis and kicksleds in winter.
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    Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
    New York, NY
    0.7 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Kids will love this Crowne Plaza's Times Square location. Double rooms and suites are good fits for families, and there's a kids menu in the restaurant (including in-room dining).
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    The Millenium Hilton
    New York, NY
    2.9 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    The Millenium Hilton welcomes guest of all ages. The hotel staff notes that its best family-friendly feature is its indoor heated pool, an amenity all too rare in NYC hotels. Several family package booking options are available and can include breakfast, Wi-Fi access and admission to nearby attractions.
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    Sheraton Brooklyn New York Hotel
    Brooklyn, NY
    4 miles to city center
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    There are no special amenities for children, but adjoining rooms are available and the on-site restaurant does have a kids menu.
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    Glen Cove Mansion Hotel and Conference Center
    Glen Cove, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Pack 'N Play cribs and cots are available upon request. There are also Ping-Pong tables, volleyball courts and lawn games, including bocce, croquet, horseshoes, bean bag toss and more.
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    Doral Arrowwood
    Rye Brook, NY
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Families can use the indoor-outdoor pool, watch movies poolside and take tennis or golf lessons at this resort.
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    The Lowell Hotel New York
    New York, NY
    1.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    All children receive a welcome amenity customized to their preference.
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    The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel
    New York, NY
    2.1 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The hotel's Rose Buds for Children program offers scheduled events, kids menus for in-room or restaurant dining, Erbaviva skincare products and even kid-size robes and slippers. Some reviewers say the hotel's "stuffy vibe" might not be the best for families, but if you are traveling with little ones, make advance reservations for needed amenities.
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    The St. Regis New York
    New York, NY
    1 mile to city center
    $50 Nightly Resort Fee
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    $50 Nightly Resort Fee
    • Free WiFi

    The Family Traditions at St. Regis program provides a tailored experience of amenities for young hotel guests, with turndown services, treats, child-sized robes and slippers and step-stools.
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    Park Hyatt New York
    New York, NY
    1.1 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Parents can prepare ahead of time if they are arriving with pint-sized travelers. The Park Hyatt delivers amenities for babies and toddlers, including diapers and formula, that can be ordered for arrival prior to check-in through Babies Travel Lite.
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    The Langham, New York, Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY
    0.2 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Because all guests are contacted by their personal assistant prior to arrival, they'll be sure to note family services and kids perks to customize each stay, including booking babysitting in advance. Upon check-in, all visiting children receive coloring and sticker books.

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