Located amongst the action in the West Edmonton Mall, Alberta, the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America, Fantasyland Hotel allows families to take their pick from a plethora of themed rooms. Each room comes with its unique style and atmosphere, accommodation choices at Fantasyland Hotel range from an igloo to the Wild West to a truck-themed room and more. Boasting 120 fantasy-themed rooms every family is sure to be able to find a room that they can all agree on. If that’s not enough to make your kids beg to travel to Edmonton, the perfect location of Fantasyland Hotel means that attractions such as World Waterpark, Ropes Quest, Galaxyland and the Ice Palace are right on your doorstep.
Grand Hotel Savoia
Decked out in pink with everything a little girl could possibly desire this Italian Hotel captured the attention of children when they first opened their Barbie-themed suite in 2010. Since then, not forgetting about the boys, their new Hot Wheels suite opened in December of last year, catering for those who prefer speed to dress-ups. Which-ever suite your family chooses, hours of entertainment is at the ready as they get lost in their own fantasies. From the first step through the doors children are welcomed and ready for their suites with a free gift upon arrival for all children when staying in one of the two themed suites. If you can coax the children to leave their rooms, the Grand Hotel Savoia runs a kids programme during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, as well as an indoor pool and spa.
Holiday Inn Resort Penang
Coming on board the kids-suites bandwagon is Holiday Inn Resort Penang. With their premium kids suites, children can enjoy these brightly coloured hotel rooms with large images of sunsets and sea covering their walls. Available with either twin beds or bunk beds these rooms are purpose built with families in mind. Renovated in 2010 this modern family resort located in the heart of Batu Ferringhi is complete in with PlayStation games to keep all little travellers out of mischief. Better yet, kids under 12 years of age eat free during their stay.
Grand Hi-Lai Hotel Kaohsiung
Hello Kitty has infiltrated the Grand Hi-Lai Hotel in Taipei where Hello Kitty now occupies one family suite and a Hello Kitty Room. The Hello Kitty suite comes complete with everything Hello Kitty, from vases to tea sets to a jumbo Kitty mirror. Alternatively, for smaller families the Hello Kitty room lets you get cosy in Kitty slippers and bathrobes with even the curtains and furniture covered in signature Kitty bows. The Hi-Lai Kitty House, located in the lobby stocks a range of merchandise for guests to purchase and take home a memoir of their stay. As well as facilities at the hotel, the Grand Hi-Lai makes your entire holiday a Hello Kitty experience with every guest of the Hello Kitty Room receiving a complimentary Hi-Lai Hello Kitty Doll, Hello Kitty Ferris wheel ticket, Hello Kitty bike rental coupon and Hello Kitty photo service.
Nickelodeon Suite Resort
In this bright, cheery resort families have the option to upgrade their rooms to feature some of their favourite characters. Kids can choose to have SpongeBob SquarePants or Dora the Explorer as their room-mates as they join in on the adventure. Tailor made for kids this hotel becomes part of the excitement of your holiday, not just a place to sleep. Nickelodeon Suite Resort Orlando goes above and beyond the average themed room experience, the fun characters make their mark throughout the entire hotel. Meet your favourite characters wandering through the lobby or get covered head to toe in the famous green slime.
Travelodge Hotel Saskatoon
Canadian Hotel Travel Lodge Saskatoon doesn’t do things in halves. With two indoor pools, two hot tubs and their own 76 metre waterslide there is plenty to keep the kids entertained inside if the weather turns sour. But the main attention grabber of this Canadian hotel is the rooms. Travelodge Hotel gives your family the chance to sleep under the sea, or enter the inner sanctuary of an ancient castle. For all the budding astronauts out there, prepare for liftoff with the space themed room for you to explore the outer rim of the galaxy. Add in a flat-screen TV and free hi-speed Wi-Fi and your kids will never want to leave.
Base Camp Hotel
While kids love getting down and dirty while camping, cleaning suitcase full of clothes isn’t so much fun for the parents. At Base Camp Hotel kids can revel in the excitement of tents and the idea of sleeping in the wild, while parents can relax during their stay at the indoor camping hotel. Surrounded by adventures waiting to happen in South Lake Tahoe these camping themed rooms get your family in the perfect mood for paddle boarding, hiking, fishing and climbing- the perfect outdoor family bonding experience. With affordable prices the hotel aims to create a friendly, welcoming and relaxed atmosphere to travellers and adventures from around the globe. The communal areas allow families to get to meet other people and share memories and experiences.
A true work of art, Hotel Fox is made up of 61 unique rooms decorated by 21 artists from around the globe. If you’re not after a character-based room, then sleeping within a work of art at this quirky Danish hotel will give your family a new experience. Although the hotel does have some familiar themes such as Heidi and King Richard, there are also chances to get lost in the vision of different cultures or get lost in various concepts. While kids under 12 stay free when sharing a bed with their parents, the hotel offers four different sized rooms from Small to X-Large catering for different sized families.