Top 9 Kid-Friendly Orlando Hotels

Here are the 9 most kid-friendly Orlando hotels and resorts, catering especially to families with special children's areas, supervised activities, family-friendly room layouts and suites, and fun kid-friendly themes. 

01 of 09

Marriott Orlando World Center Resort & Convention Center

Marriott Orlando
Courtesy of Marriott
Address
8701 World Center Dr, Orlando, FL 32821, USA
Phone
+1 407-239-4200

With 2,000 guest rooms, this is the world's largest Marriott. You'll find an abundance of amenities, including six swimming pools and a 106-foot waterslide. A playroom off the indoor pool has games, toys, videos and a TV; a video arcade with ping pong and air hockey; two children's pools; a 106-foot water slide; and organized daily fun like pool games, bingo, and craft projects.

02 of 09

Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes

Ritz-Carlton Orlando Grande Lakes
Courtesy of Ritz-Carlton
Address
4012 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837, USA
Phone
+1 407-206-2400

Not only is there a 40,000-square-foot spa at this ultra-luxe resort, there's also an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed championship golf course. The Ritz Kids Club for kids ages 5 to 12 is open every day; Kid's Night Out includes dinner. The hotel has a fly fishing school, Lady Bug Release program, Butterfly Gardens and nature walks, and a Nature Rangers program.​

03 of 09

Waldorf Astoria Bonnet Creek Resort

Waldorf Astoria Orlando
Courtesy of Waldorf Astoria
Address
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821, USA
Phone
+1 407-597-5500

This lavish, much-anticipated resort in the midst of Walt Disney World is the first newly built Waldorf Astoria since the historic original was built in New York City. The Waldorf Astoria's own Children's Concierge leads activities like watersports, bike tours, golf lessons, scavenger hunts and games; the program has a Nintendo Wii. Astoria After Dark feeds kids dinner and keeps them entertained in the evenings.

04 of 09

Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Swizzle Lounge in the Lobby of Cabana Bay Beach Resort
Charlyn Keating
Address
6550 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819, USA
Phone
+1 407-503-4000

Universal Orlando's newest resort has cleverly-designed family suites available that add space and mini-kitchens to accommodate families. n addition to being connected to theme parks and the City Walk entertainment area, Cabana Bay has its own fun: a large zero-entry pool with a water slide and lazy river, a bowling alley, ​and outdoor ping pong and pool tables. 

Continue to 5 of 9 below.
05 of 09

Royal Pacific Resort

Loews Royal Pacific Resort
Courtesy of Loews
Address
Royal Pacific Resort, Orlando, FL 32819, USA

One of three Universal luxury hotels, Royal Pacific offers a South Seas theme, Loews quality, and benefits for theme park goers. The Loews Loves Kids program includes games on loan, children's menus with healthy options, welcome gifts and Kidbanas by the pool. Kids can join the Mariner's Club supervised program and play in the interactive pool playground.

06 of 09

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort
Courtesy of Hyatt
Address
1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836, USA
Phone
+1 407-239-1234

The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Resort is itself a world-class destination, not just a place to spend the night while hopping from theme park to theme park during the day. The 800,000-gallon swimming pool itself covers nearly half an acre and includes 12 waterfalls and two slides Camp Hyatt kids' program; a sprawling pool complex with waterfalls and waterslides; a video arcade in a cave; paddle boats for rent; and wildlife trails and suspension bridges to explore. Some rates include Kids Eat Free.

07 of 09

Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa

Gaylord Palms Resort & Spa
Courtesy of Marriott
Address
6000 W Osceola Pkwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746, USA
Phone
+1 407-586-0000

Gaylord Palms Resort and Spa, from the same parent company that brought you Nashville's incomparable Opryland Hotel, boasts 1,406 rooms on 63 acres and is adjacent (and very visible) to I-4, just three minutes from Walt Disney World. At 2.1 million square feet, it is one of the biggest resorts and convention facilities in all of Florida. Supervised indoor children's program. An extensive outdoor water play area. Complimentary shuttle service to Disney World.

08 of 09

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Omni Orlando
Courtesy of Omni
Address
1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL 33896, USA
Phone
+1 407-390-6664

The watchwords here are "sensible luxury," and it shows, from the casually elegant lobby to diverse recreation options just outside one of the first true destination resorts in Orlando. Has an 850-foot lazy river, a 125-foot corkscrew water slide and a zero-entry family swimming pool, plus complimentary shuttle service to Disney World. Kids' programs include Omni Sensational Kids and Camp Omni Kids Escape.

Continue to 9 of 9 below.
09 of 09

Marriott's Harbour Lake

Marriott Harbour Lake
Courtesy of Marriott
Address
7102 Grand Horizons Blvd, Orlando, FL 32821, USA
Phone
+1 407-465-6100

A whimsical pirate theme creates a family friendly atmosphere at this resort. Pirates are the theme at the kids' club, the interactive Pirate's Plunge water playground (with a water slide), mini-golf, and the interactive pirate ship in the main swimming pool.

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