Vegas Fun for All Ages! Top Family-Friendly Hotels 

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Las Vegas may not be the first destination that comes to mind for a family vacation, but there are many reasons to consider it, including the many family-friendly Las Vegas hotels and fun kid-friendly things to do.

Here’s a list of our favorite kid-friendly hotels broken down by their best amenities like great pools, family suites, pet-friendly rooms and those located right on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Las Vegas Hotels with Suites

Club Wyndham Grand Desert
Club Wyndham Grand Desert pool. Photo credit: Extra Holidays

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Club Wyndham Grand Desert

265 E Harmon Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Minutes from McCarran International Airport, the Club Wyndham Grand Desert offers spacious one- and two-bedroom suites. You’ll have all the comforts of home including a washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen and a living room for lounging. The Mediterranean-themed property gives off Costa del Sol vibes but you’re just a quick, complimentary shuttle ride from the famous Las Vegas Strip.

The resort amenities include lagoon-style pools, two fitness centers, four outdoor hot tubs and a recreation center with plenty of games and activities. Golfers will be happy to know that four of the city’s top courses are within five minutes of the Club Wyndham Grand Desert. A full-service concierge is available to assist with dinner or show reservations and to provide info about the area’s family-friendly attractions.

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Why Club Wyndham Grand Desert works for families:

  • Location off the Strip with no on-site casino
  • Large suites with plenty of lounging and dining space for together time
  • Gorgeous mountain and city views from resort towers
  • Adults-only and family pools with cabana rentals
  • On-property Blue Sky Day Spa

4 flamingos at the Flaming Hotel, one of the fun things to do in Las Vegas with kids
Flamingos, koi fish & other exotic animals live at the Flamingo Hotel’s 15-acre Wildlife Habitat. It’s free to visit. Photo credit: Cindy Richards

Hilton Grand Vacations at the Flamingo

3575 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Adjacent to the Flamingo Hotel is the all-suite Hilton Grand Vacations. This hotel is a great option for families looking for more space and access to their own kitchen area for meal preparations. However, when you want to eat out, there are plenty of options nearby on the Strip or by taking the monorail.

Why Hilton Grand Vacations works for families:

  • Families can choose between spacious studio rooms and one and two-bedroom suites
  • Accommodations include either kitchenettes or fully-equipped kitchens, and there is a small grocery center onsite
  • Families can enjoy free parking and free wifi
  • You’ll be close to the Las Vegas Monorail and Strip
  • Guests can gain access to pools at the Flamingo

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best family friendly Las Vegas hotels
The Venetian offers views and luxury amenities. Photo credit: The Venetian Resort® Las Vegas

The Venetian Las Vegas

3355 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Venetian Las Vegas is a luxury all-suite hotel with lots of family-friendly amenities like early check-in, a heated outdoor pool with a splash pad for younger kids, a poolside treat menu and free parking.

Why The Venetian Las Vegas works for families:

  • All rooms at this location are suites, some include more than one bathroom
  • You can choose to add early check-in or late check-out to better accommodate family needs
  • Nearby family-friendly attractions like Madame Tussauds and Gondola Rides
  • The heated outdoor pool area includes a splash pad, in-pool ledge loungers, and daybeds in the center of the pools.
  • Easy access to kid-friendly restaurants
  • Parking is free

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Cancun Resort Las Vegas Family Friendly hotels
The pool at Cancun Resort Las Vegas. Photo credit: Diamond Resorts International

Hilton Vacation Club Cancun Resort Las Vegas

8335 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Hilton Vacation Club Cancun Resort Las Vegas is an all-suite hotel that has a Mayan design element flowing throughout the hotel and into the pool area. The resort also features many family-friendly amenities such as kitchens, living rooms and laundry facilities.

Why Hilton Vacation Club Cancun Resort Las Vegas works for families:

  • All-suite hotel with many rooms featuring full or partial kitchens, dining rooms, living rooms and in-room laundry
  • The pool area includes a Mayan Pyramid, waterfalls and four waterslides
  • There is also a game room onsite
  • Note: The resort’s front pool is closed for renovations through March 15, 2024.

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Desert Rose Resort Las Vegas
Families can use outdoor amenities like a ping pong table and barbecue grills at Desert Rose Resort. Photo credit: Extra Holidays

Club Wyndham Desert Rose Resort

 5051 Duke Ellington Way
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Families can feel at home when staying at the Club Wyndham Desert Rose Resort because of the suite-style rooms, outdoor barbecue area and kid-friendly pool and gaming areas.

Why Club Wyndham Desert Rose Resort works for families:

  • Families can choose between one- and two-bedroom suites
  • Suites include a kitchen, on-site laundry facilities, and free wifi, and free parking
  • There’s an outdoor heated pool and outdoor barbecue area
  • Fun amenities such as a ping pong table and pool table available to guests

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South Point Hotel and Casino
Families can book spacious rooms at the South Point Hotel. Photo courtesy of South Point Hotel and Casino

South Point Hotel-Casino

9777 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89183

Located six miles from the Las Vegas Strip, the South Point Hotel-Casino offers families several onsite entertainment attractions. The hotel has a multi-screen movie theater, bowling alley, casino and full-service spa. Additional amenities include onsite restaurants, an outdoor pool and free parking.

Why South Point Hotel-Casino works for families:

  • Active families will enjoy the onsite bowling alley, movie theater, arcade and pool area
  • Families can choose between spacious guest rooms or one and two-bedroom suites
  • Valet parking is free for guests

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Las Vegas Hotels with Great Pools

Mandalay Bay is among family friendly las vegas hotels
Families can get tickets to visit the Shark Reef Aquarium located inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Photo credit: MGM Resorts International

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Kids who love being in or near the water will want to stay at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino for two reasons: an 11-acre pool area, including a quarter-mile-long lazy river and an on-site aquarium featuring a 1,300,000 US gallon tank, one of the largest in North America.

Why Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino works for families:

  • Kids can splash around 11 acres of Mandalay Bay Beach which includes a wave pool, lazy river and lagoon
  • Explore more than 2,000 animals without leaving your hotel by visiting the Shark Reef Aquarium located inside Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino. Kids 4 and under are free!
  • Families can choose between spacious 550-square-foot rooms or a larger suite
  • Families with older kids won’t have to go far to enjoy Las Vegas-style entertainment if they grab tickets to watch Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil at Mandalay Bay

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Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa family friendly Las Vegas hotels
The pools at Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa. Photo credit: Station Casinos

Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa

11011 W Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89135

Active families can stay busy while staying at the Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa by exploring the three acres of pools, bowling alley or the natural beauty of Red Rock Canyon just outside its doors. For those still wanting to visit the Las Vegas Strip, it’s only about a 25-minute drive away.

Why Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa works for families:

  • Families can play outside with over three acres of swimming pools, an island fountain and 19 reservable cabanas to relax in
  • Feeling hungry but don’t want to leave the pool? The Sandbar poolside cafe serves up snacks and drinks so kids don’t have to change out of their suits. Moms, there’s even chair-side service!
  • Kids can have fun on the climbing wall, making crafts or singing karaoke at Kid’s Quest while the parents head over to the casino or out on the resort golf course
  • Families can play together at one of the hotel’s many offered activities including a bowling alley, arcade and movie theater
  • For those wanting to head out and explore Red Rock Canyon, the concierge can assist you in booking a Red Rock Adventures packaged outdoor experience. Common experiences include horseback riding, Black Canyon River rafting, biking, hiking and kayaking.

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Tahiti Village Resort & Spa

7200 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89119

Named a 2021 TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award winner, the Tahiti Village Resort & Spa offers value and many family amenities. Family members can play together at the kid-friendly pool and in the arcade or head over to explore the Las Vegas Strip aboard the free hotel shuttle.

Why Tahiti Village Resort & Spa works for families:

  • Both parents and kids can enjoy the tropical outdoor area that includes a sand beach entry pool, lazy river and Tahitian-themed pool
  • Kids can meet a mermaid, adults can attend wine and beer events or families can attend a luau as part of the resort’s seasonal activities calendar. Some events require a purchased ticket to attend
  • Everyone can enjoy the Tiki Cove Arcade
  • Being an all-suite Las Vegas resort, families can choose between larger one or two-bedroom suites with a full kitchen and laundry or smaller king-bed suites with a kitchenette
  • Complimentary wifi and shuttle service to the Strip are included with your stay

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Kid-Friendly Hotels on the Las Vegas Strip

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino
The pool area at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Photo credit: MGM Resorts International

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas offers families lots of options when it comes to room space, dining and entertainment. Kids can take their pick of pools at the Grand Pool Complex or participate in family-friendly activities such as Topgolf or watching one of the MGM Grand family-friendly shows.

Why MGM Grand Hotel Las Vegas works for families:

  • Families can choose between guest rooms or one- and two-bedroom suites
  • There are several options for onsite dining, including kid-friendly options
  • Older kids and parents can practice their swings at the onsite Topgolf attraction
  • The 6.5-acre Grand Pool Complex includes four refreshing swimming pools, three whirlpools, cascading waterfalls, and a lazy river

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Circus acts at Circus Circus hotel in Las Vegas.
The free circus at Circus Circus. Photo credit: Cindy Richards

Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park

2880 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Much like what you’d expect to find under the “Big Top,” the Circus Circus Hotel, Casino & Theme Park is full of wonder and excitement. You and your family can catch a free daily circus performance or head over to play at either the indoor theme park or outdoor pool area and waterslides. There are also several different kid-friendly dining options available at the hotel including a pizzeria.

Why Circus Circus works for families:

  • Kids can catch a free daily circus performance at the Midway Stage
  • You’ll be within walking distance of the Adventuredome, an indoor theme park with everything from junior rides to rollercoasters
  • Families can head outside to the Splash Zone and experience two pools, a splash pad and a 50-foot slide tower with three waterslides
  • Do your kids love gaming? Families can play both classic and state-of-the-art video games at The Midway, an on-site arcade
  • Complimentary self-parking

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Exterior of the Mirage hotel and its outdoor gardens in Las Vegas.
Photo credit: Cindy Richards

Mirage Las Vegas

3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Mirage is a tropics-themed Las Vegas hotel with a giant volcano that shoots fire every evening starting at 8 p.m. Plus, families staying at the family-friendly Mirage Las Vegas will find two outdoor pools and a Beatles-themed show.

Why Mirage Las Vegas works for families:

  • Kids will love exploring the 20,000-gallon saltwater tank, containing over 450 fish from 80 different species, behind the front desk in the hotel’s main lobby.
  • Families can enjoy the tropical-themed pool area which includes waterfalls and cabanas.
  • Families with older kids may want to grab tickets to watch The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil show at the Mirage.
  • Families can choose between guest rooms, one and two-bedroom suites, or one of the hotel’s villas and lanais.
  • Cribs are available upon request at no charge and rollaway beds are available for a fee.

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Excalibur Hotel & Casino is a family friendly Las Vegas hotel
Excalibur Hotel & Casino offers many family friendly amenities. Photo credit: MGM Resorts International

Excalibur Hotel & Casino

3850 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Your family can feel like royalty when booking a stay in the Las Vegas castle, also known as Excalibur Hotel & Casino. While you’re there, be sure to grab tickets to experience King Arthur’s Tournament of Kings, a live dinner experience with jousting and pyrotechnics. After that, families can play at any of the four hotel pools or head indoors to the Excalibur arcade.

Why Excalibur works for families:

  • Families can watch live jousting by picking up tickets to the Tournament of Kings dinner show
  • Outdoors you can splash around in four different hotel pools and a waterslide or relax poolside at one of the cabanas or lounge chairs
  • Indoor fun includes the Fun Dungeon, an Excalibur arcade
  • Families can choose between guest rooms, one-bedroom or two-bedroom suites
  • This is also a pet-friendly hotel

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Pet-Friendly Las Vegas Hotels

Dancing water show at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas.
Dancing water show at the Bellagio. Photo credit: Cindy Richards

Bellagio

3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Traveling with a pet? The Bellagio is a pet-friendly Las Vegas hotel that offers a few extra services including dog walking and amenities that include treats and toys for purchase. Families can also enjoy the hotel’s indoor garden attraction and outdoor pools and fountain show.

Why Bellagio works for families:

  • You can stay busy exploring the 14,000-square-foot Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden inside the hotel or head outside to watch the Fountains of Bellagio
  • Families can purchase tickets to watch the hotel’s aquatic-themed Cirque du Soleil show “O” where acrobats, synchronized swimmers, and divers perform in and above water
  • The hotel offers five pools to choose from with reserved seating and cabanas, plus a poolside cafe
  • Families can choose between guest rooms, one-bedroom or two-bedroom suites

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When in Vegas, you must have drinks at the bar.
When in Vegas, you must have drinks at the bar. The Four Seasons bar is an even better place to do it! Photo Credit: Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas

3960 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

The Four Seasons Hotel is a non-gaming and non-smoking hotel located on the Las Vegas Strip. This five-star hotel is adjacent to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino and offers guests access to the Mandalay Bay pool area, in addition to its own pool. This luxury hotel welcomes the whole family by offering to arrange pet-sitting services as well as several kid-friendly amenities such as kid’s menus, the use of games and books and children’s toiletries.

Why Four Seasons works for families:

  • The Four Seasons offers special kid-friendly amenities such as children’s menus at the hotel restaurants and in-room dining, complimentary use of games and books, free kid’s toiletries and essentials, plus cribs, rollaway beds and baby-proofing items
  • The hotel offers babysitting services
  • The hotel also offers free wifi plus complimentary chilled water at the pool

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Exterior of the Vdara hotel in Las Vegas.
Vdara Hotel and Spa. Photo credit: Cindy Richards

Vdara Hotel & Spa at ARIA Las Vegas

2600 W Harmon Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89158

The Vdara Hotel & Spa is a pet- and family-friendly hotel right on the Vegas Strip. For families traveling with pets, they offer special pet-friendly suites that include a dog amenity upon arrival, dog crates and bowls upon request, and access to a 24-hour dog park with a walking path. For the rest of the family, the all-suite hotel has kitchenettes and a rooftop pool.

Why Vdara Hotel & Spa works for families:

  • Offers a fenced dog park area for bathroom breaks and walks
  • This all-suite hotel offers spacious rooms with kitchenettes and one or two-bedroom options
  • This is a non-gaming and non-smoking location
  • Easy access to the Las Vegas Strip

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