The Best Family Hotels in Los Angeles

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Updated: January 11, 2021

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The Best Hotels for Families in Los Angeles

1. Four Seasons Los Angeles – Beverly Hills

Family Hotel in Beverly Hills
Great pool, staff, and rooms. Good location for shopping, sightseeing, and museums. Suites are large and can comfortably sleep a family of 4, 5, or 6. Wonderful breakfasts. Phone: (310) 273-2222

2. 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

3. 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 in LA

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

  • The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills (5-Star) – West Hollywood
    Two-bedroom suites sleep family of 5.
  • The Langham Huntington (5-Star) – Pasadena
    Beautiful relaxing grounds & nice pool. Deluxe doubles are good for families.
  • Residence Inn by Marriott (3-Star) – Beverly Hills
    2 bedroom suites have kitchenette and 2 queen and a sofa bed. Small indoor pool.
  • Hotel Erwin (4-Star) – Santa Monica
    Ocean view suites are large and have 1 king and 1 sofa bed – but no pool. Very close to Venice Beach boardwalk.
  • Ramada Plaza by Wyndham (3-Star) – West Hollywood
    Two-bedroom suites sleep family of 5.
  • Lexen Hotel (3-Star) – Hollywood
    Two-bedroom suites sleep family of 5.
  • Best Western Plus Hollywood Hills (3-Star) – Hollywood
    Queen room with 2 queen beds. Outdoor pool. Short drive to Universal Studios.
  • Loews Hollywood Hotel (4-Star) – Hollywood
    Family rooms have 2 king beds. Nice outdoor pool.
  • Magic Castle Hotel (3-Star) – Hollywood
    1 bedroom (king and sofa bed) and 2 bedroom (king, queen, and sofa bed) suites. Small outdoor pool.
  • Freehand Los Angeles (3-Star) – Downtown LA
    Some rooms have 6 single beds (and sleep family of 6), some have 8 single beds (and sleep 8). Rooftop pool.
  • Super 8 LAX (Cheap) – near LAX
    Double rooms with 3 double beds can (in theory) fit a family of 6.

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    We are coming end of January 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!

    1. Santorini Dave The Hotel Expert

      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.)

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