Los Angeles with Kids – The Best Family Hotels

Updated: May 21, 2017

Los Angeles Best Family Hotels on the Beach

The Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Los Angeles

Four Seasons Los Angeles – Beverly Hills

Family Hotel in Beverly HillsGreat pool, staff, and rooms. Good location for shopping, sightseeing, and museums. Suites are large and can comfortably sleep a family of 4 to 6. Wonderful breakfasts. Phone: (310) 273-2222

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows – Santa Monica

Family Hotel in Santa Monica
Suites and bungalows are great and typically have 1 king and 1 sofa bed. Great outdoor pool. Located in a very fun area close to the beach, pier, and many restaurants. (Note: Santa Monica is LA’s most expensive area and the Fairmont is the best hotel near the beach.) Phone: (310) 576-7777

Holiday Inn Express Hollywood Walk of Fame – Hollywood

Family Hotel in Hollywood
Great budget hotel for families. Largish rooms are good for families. Good location and small outdoor pool (Note: The Queen suites are larger than the King suites.) Phone: (323) 850-8151

More Good Hotels for Families

These hotels have large rooms and a kid-friendly vibe.

  • The Langham Huntington (luxury) – Pasadena
    Beautiful relaxing grounds & nice pool. Deluxe doubles are good for families.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott (moderate) – Beverly Hills
    2 bedroom suites have kitchenette and 2 queen and a sofa bed. Small indoor pool.
  • Hotel Erwin (moderate) – Santa Monica
    Ocean view suites are large and have 1 king and 1 sofa bed – but no pool. Very close to Venice Beach boardwalk.
  • Best Western Plus Hollywood Hills (moderate) – Hollywood
    Queen room with 2 queen beds. Outdoor pool. Short drive to Universal Studios.
  • Loews Hollywood Hotel (moderate) – Hollywood
    Family rooms have 2 king beds. Nice outdoor pool.
  • The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites (moderate) – Downtown
    1 bedroom tower suites have 1 king and 1 sofa bed. Outdoor pool.
  • Super 8 LAX (budget) – near Airport
    Double rooms with 3 double beds can (in theory) fit a family of 6.
  • Magic Castle Hotel (budget) – Hollywood
    1 bedroom (king and sofa bed) and 2 bedroom (king, queen, and sofa bed) suites. Small outdoor pool.

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5 questions and comments

  1. Universal Studios VIP Passes for Family of 4

    Are the VIP skip-the-line tickets for Universal Studios worth buying?

    1. DavidDavid My Little Nomads

      Yes, definitely worth buying if they’re in your budget. There are two types of upgraded tickets available for Universal Studios – Front of the Line Tickets (you almost never wait in line for a ride) and the full VIP Experience (which has skip the line plus a behind the scenes tour and free breakfast and lunch). The best prices for tickets are usually found at the Getyourguide website.

  2. Good Area To Stay in Los Angeles for Family

    We are coming end of January 2018 to LA for a week, we have been before, but this time we are coming with our 2 year old son, visiting from the UK. We have no idea where to stay, we want a nice level of luxury, but also a base that is good to travel to the tarpits, the beach, and Disney for one day. Help please!
    Rebecca

    1. DavidDavid My Little Nomads

      There are always trade-offs with where to stay in L.A. and what’s the best location. The Four Seasons is the best luxury hotel for families in the Los Angeles area and only 8 minutes from the tar pits so it’s probably my top recommendation for you. The kids playroom is very well done, nice pool, and an evening camp fire. The Santa Monica pier is 20 minutes away – so not close to the beach, but not too far either. Disneyland is a bit of a trek (40 minutes at best) but since that’s only one day it’s reasonable. (You could also stay in Anaheim for a night or two.)

  3. Baby Equipment and Crib Rental in Los Angelse

    Babierge Los Angeles (think Baby+Concierge) rents high-end, high-quality baby equipment and gear for families visiting Los Angeles, and for grandparents and other resident families hosting visitors with small children. We deliver and set up everything- we even provide sheets, mattress covers, and upgraded organic linens!

    I am contacting you because I think this is a high-end service in which some of your followers might be interested!

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