Las Vegas Family Hotels – Tips and Recommendations

  • Although the Las Vegas Strip seems short at just 4 miles long, when it comes to walking between resorts and attractions, that distance can quickly add up.  Many distances are further than they initially appear so make sure to check the distance on a map before charting a course to your destination.
  • If you do choose to walk, bring some comfortable shoes to make the trip easier. Take advantage of the walkways inside casinos to avoid the hot afternoon sun.  Several resorts have free trams that run between them and there is a Monorail too.
  • Las Vegas is a desert city which means temperatures vary between day and night. Even though it may be scorching during the daytime hours, you should always have a light jacket or sweater nearby because evening temperatures can get cool.  Plus many casinos and resorts have air conditioning that can quickly chill you.
  • Booking.com usually has the best rates. It’s a trusted and reliable agency. Also, check out our Las Vegas Special Deals (updated daily).

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The 10 Best Hotels for Families in Las Vegas, Nevada

Circus, Circus, budget

This hotel gets its name from the large clown marquee and live circus acts which take place inside. It’s a great place to stay with families because of all the wonderful things to see that your kids won’t soon forget.

There are free circus acts to enjoy and the AdventureDome indoor theme park is nearby. With over three thousand rooms, you can find affordable lodging rates.  The hotel is also connected to a casino and has two pools.


MGM Grand, budget

This huge hotel has more than five thousand rooms and the 45-foot-tall lion painted in bronze at the entrance is sure to impress.  You can find great seasonal discounts and the sprawling complex features five pools including a lazy river pool, and much more.

The Vegas Monorail stops nearby so you can get around the city easily and back home fast at the end of a long day.  Children will enjoy eating at the Rainforest Cafe which features tropical decor and animatronic gorillas. [Note: The Rainforest Cafe has moved and is now next to Planet Hollywood.]


New York, New York, budget

You’ll get the best of both cities in one at this Manhattan-themed hotel complete with the statue of liberty and a smaller, 300-foot-long version of the Brooklyn Bridge.  Kids will enjoy pointing out landmarks in the New York City skyline such as Grand Central Station and the Empire State Building.

One great attraction is the large arcade designed to look like Coney Island.  There is also a roller coaster and many other adventures rides. After a long day, kids will love the age-appropriate treats at the food court which has 13 different restaurants to choose from.


Mandalay Bay Resort, mid-range

This is one of the most iconic places in Las Vegas and makes for a memorable family vacation. It has an 11-acre beach with real sand, a wave pool, and lazy river.  The rooms have incredible views and the on-site restaurants mean you won’t have to leave the property to get amazing food.

The shark reef exhibit lets kids touch sea animals and explore the aquarium.  There is also a free tram to take you to the sister properties which feature an arcade, game room, and more.


The Mirage, mid-range

Families who want to be right in the middle of the action should stay at The Mirage which is centrally located on the Las Vegas Strip.  Spacious rooms are big enough for families with up to two children.

There is plenty of free entertainment to be had, including the Volcano which has nightly fire shows set to music.  Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat is also located at the hotel so there will be plenty to occupy your time all day long.


Bellagio Hotel, mid-range

For a little bit of glitz and glamour, you’ll love this signature hotel with the famous fountain out front that puts on a show for guests.  There is also a lot of great artwork and a fine art gallery hosted inside, making it a perfect choice for families with older kids who will be able to appreciate it.

There is free public WiFi so teens can stay connected at all times and an interactive map so you never get list.  The large Conservatory Garden features plants and flowers along with displays and unique landscaping near the pools.


Four Seasons Las Vegas, luxury

For a true luxury experience, you can’t go wrong with the Four Seasons.  It is a non-gaming hotel which means there is no casino on site. This means it is quiet and families won’t be disturbed by the foot traffic at all hours.

Those with a baby can get a crib in the room and will be provided with any amenities.  Older children will enjoy milk and cookies along with games and other fun activities. You can also get rollaway beds and use a stroller, playpen, or highchair if needed.


Trump International Hotel, luxury

Those who want a slightly more quiet luxury option will appreciate the solitude provided at this hotel which provides an incredible view of the Las Vegas Strip.  The hotel is both non-smoking and non-gaming so families can relax without any disruptions.

Choose a spacious suite so your family can spread out and opt for a kitchen or kitchenette to make meal prep and snacking easy.  The location is far from the center of the city so you’ll have quiet nights. Parents who want a night on the town can utilize the babysitting service.


The Signature at MGM Grand, luxury

At the MGM Grand you will find suites that are large enough for families, including some with a living and dining room.  You also get a full kitchen or kitchenette in the smaller suites which makes it feel like you have an apartment in the city.

There is an outdoor pool and jacuzzi as well as access to the pools and lazy river at the MGM Grand.  Children’s menus are available and there is even a bakery and deli on-site along with restaurants. Parking is free and the hotel is also non-smoking.


Marriott’s Grand Chateau, luxury

These vacation villas are sure to provide a relaxing experience despite being amid the excitement of the city.  Choose from 1-3 bedrooms to suite the size of your family and enjoy the views from the floor-to-ceiling windows.

The villas have full kitchens and a washer/dryer so your family will have everything they need. Master suites have a large tub and cribs or rollaway beds are available upon request. There is a grocery shopping service and a rooftop pool as well as free valet parking.


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