Kid Friendly Hotels in NYC
Kid Friendly Hotels in NYC. We're off to New York and we wanted to find some kid friendly hotels there. A quick search with Expedia revealed many nice deals, but it wasn't clear what the good kid places were. Frommers and About.com helped with:
The Best Hotel Bets for Families
Most Family Friendly: The Doubletree Guest Suites, 1568 Broadway (tel. 800/222-8733 or 212/719-1600; www.nyc.doubletreehotels.com), not only provides standard two-room accommodations sleeping four or six, but also kitchenettes, baby equipment, childproof rooms, and a super toddler playroom. The hotel is busy developing a children's activities program as well, and you can just tell when you walk in that the staff is happy to see children. The Metropolitan Hotel, 569 Lexington Ave. (tel. 800/836-6471 or 212/752-7000; www.metropolitanhotelnyc.com), and Le Parker Meridien, 118 W. 57th St. (tel. 800/543-4300 or 212/245-5000; www.parkermeridien.com), are two more friendly Midtown hotels, both with essential child equipment on hand and welcoming packets for young guests.
Best Suite Deals: The Doubletree Guest Suites, 1568 Broadway (tel. 800/222-8733 or 212/719-1600; www.nyc.doubletreehotels.com), is a sensible family option, sleeping the whole crew in one unit for a relatively easy price. If you need a lot of space, any of the Manhattan East Suite hotels (tel. 800/ME-SUITE; www.mesuite.com)--the Surrey Hotel, 20 E. 76th St. (tel. 212/288-3700)); the Lyden Gardens Suite Hotel, 215 E. 64th St. (tel. 212/320-8022); the Beekman Tower Hotel, 3 Mitchell Place (First Ave. at 49th St.; tel. 212/355-7300); and six other Midtown properties--deliver a small apartment with a full kitchen for a reasonable amount of cash. In Midtown, the Roger Smith Hotel, 501 Lexington Ave. (tel. 800/445-0277 or 212/755-1400; Rogersmith.com), has some homey country-decor suites with lots of room for a fair price. The Embassy Suites Hotel, 102 North End Ave. (tel. 800/EMBASSY or 212/945-0100; www.embassynewyork.com), offers some very favorable rates on weekends for its roomy, sleek suites.