The best family hotels in NYC

Looking for the best family-friendly hotels? NYC is the place to make your tykes feel like mini rockstars
TRYP by Wyndham Times Square South
Photograph: Courtesy TRYP by Wyndham
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Staying at the best family hotels in NYC ensures you have the most important part of your trip handled. Because let’s face it: a trip to the city with the kiddos requires a solid game plan. Plus you’ll have enough to worry about between exploring the parks and hitting all the free museum days. From downtown to the Upper East Side, these kid-friendly accommodations actually do most of the work for you (think of it like having your own personal Mary Poppins).

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Best family hotels in NYC

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TRYP by Wyndham Times Square South
Hotels, Chain hotels

TRYP by Wyndham Times Square South

icon-location-pin Hell's Kitchen

For a home away from home take a trip to TRYP. Their condo-style family suites sleep up to eight, with king and queen beds, sleeper sofas, as well as bunk beds. Some rooms even have two bathrooms and they all have separate living areas where the little ones can chill out with HD televisions, a Nintendo Wii and coloring books.

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Omni Berkshire Place
Photograph: Courtesy Omni Berkshire Place
Hotels, Chain hotels

Omni Berkshire Place

icon-location-pin Midtown East

Give your little ones the royal treatment at Omni Berkshire Place. On arrival children get a complimentary rucksack filled with a sticker-book, card games, crayons and binoculars. In the restaurant kids get a menu they can color in, with crayons and an Omni Kids Crew cup. Plus milk and cookies on the first night. 

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Hotels, Boutique hotels

Ink48, a Kimpton Hotel

icon-location-pin Hell's Kitchen

Pint-sized guests at this Hell’s Kitchen hotel are treated to animal print bathrobes, hula hoops, and a pet goldfish to keep them company (your own pets are welcome, too!). Feel free to pack light, the hotel stocks infant and toddler gear including everything from child safety kits and cribs to strollers and scooters.

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The James New York
Photograph: Courtesy The James New York
Hotels, Boutique hotels

The James New York

icon-location-pin Soho

After receiving an interactive kid’s toy from Seedling, little guys can choose from a collection of movies, books and board games while the older set can camp out with a Nintendo Wii. Adventurous tykes will love to cruise the city on one of the kid-sized bikes. And bedtime will no longer be a struggle, because this one comes with milk and cookies.

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Loews Regency New York Hotel
Hotels, Chain hotels

Loews Regency Hotel New York

icon-location-pin Lenox Hill

From “I Love NY” goodie bags to PlayStations, the Loews Loves Kids program has families completely covered. Tots have their own menus for both The Regency Bar & Grill and in-room dining, and have their pick from a slew of DVDs and books. The hotel also ensures you’re totally baby proofed: cribs, Johnson & Johnson bath products, strollers, Pack ’n Play high chairs, baby bathtub, car seats and bed guards are all provided.

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Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC
Hotels, Boutique hotels

Gansevoort Meatpacking NYC

icon-location-pin Meatpacking District

If you thought the trendy Meatpacking District wouldn’t be exactly kid-friendly, we don’t blame you—but the Gansevoort puts that theory to rest. The hotel provides tykes with PSP and Nintendo Wii consoles as well as complimentary cribs, protective bumpers, Pack ’n Play, and disposable diapers. They even have a kid-friendly designer bathtime products and diaper cream Because this is still Meatpacking, after all.

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Hotels, Chain hotels

Ritz-Carlton Central Park

icon-location-pin Midtown West

Horse play has never been easier thanks to the Ritz Kids program. The hotel’s concierge will arrange a “white gloved feeding” of the Central Park carriage horses (just across the street), followed by a private ride with blankets and hot chocolate. If your kid prefers the fake pony variety, nab complimentary tickets to hitch a ride on the Central Park Carousel. And perhaps something even mom and dad will want to get in on: a NYC-themed scavenger hunt.

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The Roxy Hotel
Hotels, Boutique hotels

The Roxy Hotel

icon-location-pin Tribeca

Every member of the family—including the furry ones—are welcome with open arms at the Roxy. The Tribeca spot eliminates any possibility of separation anxiety from Fido by offering a slew of pet-friendly amenities and access to a private park for both pooches and tykes to burn off energy. Don’t have a pet? Tots receive their very own goldfish to care for during their stay.

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New York Palace
Hotels, Boutique hotels

Lotte New York Palace

icon-location-pin Midtown East

Pick from two family-friendly packages at this swank Midtown hotel. For the holidays, there’s the Rockettes Christmas Spectacular package which includes discounted suites, up to 25 percent off tickets to the Christmas Spectacular with Radio City Rockettes, and a souvenir Rockettes tote bag. There’s also the Palace Princess package aka a little girl’s ultimate fantasy. A royal princess costume will be waiting in the room upon arrival, as will a plate of princess cookies, mini-me sized bathrobe and slippers, and a discounted Mommy & Me mani-pedi at the spa.

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Le Parker Meridien
Photograph: Courtesy Le Parker Meridien
Hotels, Chain hotels

Le Parker Meridien

icon-location-pin Midtown West

Famous for its incredible rooftop pool with sweeping views of Central Park and the very popular and delicious Burger Joint, this Midtown hotel is ideal for families. The Family & Fun package gets you an upgrade to a Junior suite to easily fit your troop as well as $75 worth of credit at Burger Joint. Young gals (10 and under) also receive a manicure and pedicure pampering session at the hotel’s spa.

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