Best New Family-Friendly Hotel Openings in 2017

  • 01 of 09

    This Year's Most Anticipated Properties

    Park Hyatt St Kitts Opening 2017
    ••• Park Hyatt

    Another year, another crop of kid-friendly hotels to explore. Here are our picks for the best new properties to check out in 2017 with your family in tow. 

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  • 02 of 09

    Great Wolf Lodge Colorado Springs

    ••• Great Wolf Lodge

    Opening: January 2017

    The newest Great Wolf Lodge opened in January, becoming the fourteenth property in the wildly popular indoor waterpark lodge chain. This new woodland-themed resort features more than 300 suites and a 65,000-square-foot indoor waterpark where it's always 84 degrees. Zip down the Howlin’ Tornado thrill slide, play in the zero-depth Cub Paw Pool with your little ones, or take a gentle ride in an inner tube along the lazy river. There are waterslides, raft rides, and plenty of wet and dry activities for all ages here. 

    Intro Deal: Stay before April 26, 2017 and save 30% on your stay. Use promo code MOREFUN.

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  • 03 of 09

    Royalton Negril Resort & Spa

    Royalton Negril Resort & Spa
    ••• Royalton Resorts

    Opening: January 2017

    The latest all-inclusive resort to open in Jamaica, Royalton Negril features a dedicated wing with family rooms and suites, kids programming, six restaurants and waterfront swimming pools and a splash pad by the beach. For children ages 4-12, there is a supervised kids club featuring Max & Ruby characters, games, and a playground, while teens ages 13-17 can hang out in the Teens Club with video games, billiards, and Ping Pong.

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  • 04 of 09

    Royalton St. Lucia

    Royalton St. Lucia
    ••• Royalton Resorts

    Opening: February 2017

    Open since late February, Royalton St. Lucia features a divine beachfront location, multiple swimming pools, plus a childrens program for kids ages 4-12 (featuring Max & Ruby characters) and a teen hangout for ages 13-17, Activities include beach volleyball, Ping Pong, cooking classes, dance classes, trivia competitions, snorkeling, kayaking, and introductory scuba diving lessons in the pool.

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  • 05 of 09

    The Grove Resort & Spa

    The Grove Resort & Spa Orlando Hotel
    ••• The Grove Resort & Spa

    Opening: March 2017

    Looking for an Orlando-area resort with room to spread out? Recently opened in nearby Winter Park, The Grove Resort & Spa offers more than 800 spacious condo-style suites with one to three bedrooms, screened balcony porches, full kitchens, washers and dryers. The property will also feature a waterpark with slides, a lazy river, four pools, surfing simulators, a spa and expansive grounds.

    Intro Deal: Stay two or more nights Mar 13-Apr 6 and enjoy 50% savings with a BOGO deal.

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  • 06 of 09

    Legoland Beach Retreat

    Leogland Beach Retreat in Orlando
    ••• Legoland Florida Resort

    Opening: April 2017

    A second hotel has opened at the bricktastic LEGOLAND Florida Resort outside of Orlando. LEGOLAND Beach Retreat is a sunny and colorful hotel featuring 166 rooms in 83 duplex bungalows, a themed swimming pool, sandy lakeside beach area, outdoor playgrounds, and a complimentary breakfast buffet. There will also be a Lego clubhouse with special Lego experiences inside. Guests get early access to the park and exclusive use of some of the park's most popular attractions.

    Intro Deal: Kids stay and play free when you stay Apr 17-May 25, 2017

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  • 07 of 09

    Park Hyatt St. Kitts

    Park Hyatt St Kitts Opening 2017
    ••• Park Hyatt

    Opening: Summer 2017

    The highly anticipated Park Hyatt will be the first luxury resort on Saint Kitts, a 126-room resort offering both rooms and suites, private beachfront, family and adult swimming pools, a top-notch spa, and an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio.

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  • 08 of 09

    Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

    Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach Opening 2017
    ••• Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach

    Opening: Fall 2017

    Following an 18-month renovation, Hawaii's Pacific Beach Hotel will reemerge in 2017 as the Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, a stylish resort best for families with older kids. The new hotel will feature an eye-popping 280,000-gallon lobby oceanarium that will filter water directly from the ocean and serve as home to more than 1,000 marine life species. There will also be a pool deck with multiple pools, and restaurants by celebrity chef Masaharu Morimoto.

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  • 09 of 09

    Rosewood Little Dix Bay

    Rosewood Little Dix Bay Resort, Virgin Gorda
    ••• Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

    Opening: December 2017

    The iconic and luxurious Rosewood Little Dix Bay on Virgin Gorda closed for an 18-month refurbishment back in spring 2016. When the resort reopens this December, it will emerge from a multi-million-dollar makeover with new signature suites, new restaurants, and brand new landscaping.