Planning a trip to Las Vegas with the little ones? Where should your family stay? It’s a lot to consider and can be stressful enough to pull out your hair! But have no fear, I’ve done the research for you and listed some great hotel and resort choices below. Just pack your bags!
Here’s a list of family friendly hotels that can help make your Vegas stay comfortable and fun:
1. Mandalay Bay
3950 S. Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Mandalay Bay wows everyone with their three swimming pools, a quarter mile Lazy River, and wave pool. Steps from the wave pool stands an air-conditioned, three-story Beachside Casino for beachside gaming. This is the place to be if your teenagers are too cool to hang out with you but can still be monitored in the pool area through the Casino’s sliding glass panels. There are beach cabanas throughout the pool area, posh day beds, and bungalows that can be reserved in advance. Kids of all ages will love the Shark Reef Aquarium which features an array of sharks, sea turtles, piranha, giant rays, and more.
2. Desert Rose Resort
5051 Duke Ellington Way, Las Vegas, NV 89119
This is an all-suite resort located behind Tropicana, 1.5 blocks from The Strip, and is a great place to stay with young children. They have one and two-bedroom condo suites featuring well-equipped kitchens, living and dining areas. Families will love their FREE high-speed internet, their complimentary continental breakfast buffet, as well as their complimentary afternoon “manager’s reception” with refreshments and beverages.
3. Tahiti Village Resort and Spa
7200 Las Vegas Blvd. S, Las Vegas, NV 89119
Located two miles from The Strip, Tahiti Village is an island themed condo resort which offers a complimentary shuttle to The Strip. They have three multi-unit residential towers that surround a lush landscaped courtyard. Palm trees surround a swimming pool that unlike other hotel pools offer various areas of shade. There is a hot tub, and a children’s sandy beach side entry to the pool. Inner tubes are offered at $5 each for non-owners to rent and ride on their lazy river offering ultimate relaxation for the entire family. This is a non-casino resort offering spacious one and two-bedroom suites equipped with kitchenette or full kitchens, and a full-service spa located on the ninth floor of tower five. There’s also a fitness center available as well as barbecue grills next to the pool if you want to grill up food yourself. A Whole Foods Market is conveniently located nearby at the Town Square shopping center.
4. Mirage Hotel & Casino
3400 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, Nevada
The Mirage is home to to the erupting volcano and pyrotechnic show, the Dolphin Habitat, as well as the lions at Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden. Families can enjoy kid-friendly shows here that include Cirque du Soleil and Terry Fator. The pool is made up of connecting shallow lagoons and waterfalls surrounded by tropical foliage.
5. Golden Nugget Hotel
129 East Fremont Street, Las Vegas, Nevada
Families staying at the Golden Nugget will have fun with their three-story water slide which surrounds a 20,000 gallon live shark tank. Kids will love the illusion of swimming with the sharks! They have eight restaurants onsite and the nearby Fremont Street Light Experience is sure to entertain.
5. New York – New York Hotel and Casino
3790 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, Nevada
Who doesn’t love a really nice hotel with a roller coaster around it? Families will have fun with the coaster, pool and the food court built to resemble New York.
6. Stratosphere Las Vegas Casino
2000 Las Vegas Boulevard South, Las Vegas, NV 89104-2597
800-99-TOWER or (702) 380-7777
Stratosphere’s location is at the end of the strip, away from the partying action which may be your priority for your family. Hotel stay includes free trips to the top of the tower for scenic views which is a very good value. Families with teens will especially love their theme park rides. Patio Covers
7. Trump International Hotel Las Vegas
2000 Fashion Show Drive, Las Vegas, Nevada
Trump Hotel in Las Vegas is an off-The-Strip, non-casino hotel, mellow, and family friendly. This luxury hotel has a kids program that provides everything to make your family’s stay memorable. Parents of infants can request cribs equipped with plush linens, bottle warmers, bibs, diapers, etc. Trump Kids’ program includes books, board games, and toys, and a helpful kid-friendly map of Las Vegas. All rooms come with queen-size sleeper sofas and kitchenettes.
8. Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel
3570 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada
This upscale casino hotel has the best mix of dining and shopping. Their central location on The Strip makes it ideal for first time Vegas travelers that want to walk it. Families will enjoy their four posh swimming pools, the live show at The Colosseum, eating options at the Food Court, and shopping at the Forum Shops.
9. MGM Grand Hotel and Casino
3799 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada
The lure to MGM Grand Hotel is its convenient location on The Strip. This is a large casino hotel boasting over five thousand rooms! Families will have fun with their enormous five pool complex with whirlpools surrounded by bungalows and cabanas. This hotel also has a lazy river that can be ventured with inner tubes. Visit their Lion Habitat, it’s a see-through glass encased facility where you can safely watch the majestic lions on display.