The 10 Best Hotels and Resorts for Families in New York!

Vacation should be fun for the whole family, including the littlest members. The best resorts provide endless entertainment for kids, ensuring the whole family will have a good time during their day. Here are 10 fantastic family-friendly hotels to check out in New York State. 

1. Rocking Horse Ranch, Highland, NY

This all-inclusive family resort was designed with kids in mind. Horseback and pony rides are only the beginning—a full indoor water park, ice skating rink, snow tubing trails, and organized family entertainment make this a true New York family getaway.

2. Tea Island Resort, Lake George, NY

Ample amenities like a private sandy beach, free kayak, boat, and paddle board rentals, an onsite playground, a game room, and a hot tub for parents to relax in make this campy Lake George resort a no-brainer for families.

3. Omni Berkshire Place, New York, NY

Taking the family to New York City? The Omni Kids Crew gives out guest backpacks filled with activity books, stickers, crayons, binoculars, and games. Milk and cookies are served at night and Central Park is just a short walk away.

4. Mohonk Mountain House, New Paltz, NY

This luxurious mountain resort in the Hudson Valley is a perfect choice for a more a family escape that involves plenty of nature and relaxation. Kids can go hiking, swimming, cross-country skiing, or exploring in the kids’ club while parents unwind at the spa or with a round of tennis.

5. Villa Roma, Calicoon, NY

Villa Roma is a family resort that that comes pretty close to perfect. In any season, kids will be wowed by the sheer array of activities here. They’ll play on go karts and bumper boats or in heated indoor pools, the eight-lane bowling alley, the Wii room, and more, while mom and dad spend time at the spa or on the golf course.

6. The Roxbury, Roxbury, NY

Hailed as a “boutique motel experience,” the Roxbury is a wonderland of fun, colorful themed rooms and suites design to look like everything from outer space to the inside of a coconut cream pie. A family stay at this Catskills hotel is guaranteed to spark your imagination.

7. Hotel Wales, New York, NY

Two-bedroom suites with kitchenettes, gorgeous views of Central Park, and a prime location on the Upper East Side’s museum mile make Hotel Wales an excellent choice for families staying in New York City.

8. Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, NY

Gurney’s is Montauk’s only oceanfront resort and is open all-year-round. The resort has a saltwater pool with kids’ hours, a kids’ club, and babysitting available, while parents can lounge at the beach or get pampered at the spa.

9. InnBuffalo off Elmwood, Buffalo, NY

This historic mansion—the former home of H.H. Hewitt—is now a beautiful, family-friendly bed and breakfast in the heart of walkable Buffalo. The well-appointed hotel is well-equipped for kids and conveniently located near museums and other attractions.

10. TRYP by Wyndham, New York, NY

The Family Room at this midtown hotel sleeps eight, with two queen size beds, a bunk bed, and a pull-out couch, while other rooms are designed for families of four or six. Babysitting services are available.

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