City guides

Top 10 family friendly hotels in Las Vegas for summer 2024

Dive into our guide to discover the top family-friendly hotels in Las Vegas, ensuring your next vacation is packed with fun, comfort, and unforgettable memories for the whole crew.

April 5, 2024
 min read
Last updated:
Apr 26
The entrance to Fremont Street in Las Vegas, with its iconic archway.

Are you dreaming of a Las Vegas getaway that promises just as much fun for your mini-me's as it does for the grown-ups? Forget the notion that Vegas is only for the 21+ crowd; this city is a treasure trove of experiences waiting to be discovered by guests of all ages. From thrilling theme parks right in your hotel to serene family pools where the kids can splash around to their hearts' content, we've got the lowdown on where to stay for that picture-perfect family vacation. Ready to turn your family vacation from "meh" to "marvelous"? Let's dive in!


Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino

Located at the South end of the Strip, this hotel offers a calmer atmosphere for you and your kiddos. However, that doesn’t mean you’ll be sacrificing any fun! Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is still located close to all the Vegas attractions, and there’s plenty to do within the hotel as well. Cool off from the desert heat in Mandalay Bay’s 11-acre pool complete with sandy beaches, a tidal pool and a lazy river, or spend the day experiencing the wonders of the ocean at the Shark Reef Aquarium, home to over 2,000 sea animals. And if you’ve got some picky eaters, never fear! Restaurants in Mandalay Bay offer special menu options for children, making mealtimes fun for everyone. Book it, baby!

3950 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

Bellagio Hotel & Casino

The Bellagio is a hotel that welcomes families, refusing to compromise on luxury or kid-friendly amenities. The Bellagio Fountain show, featuring the famous fountains choreographed to music, provides spectacular entertainment for all ages, as does the multiple pools with different themes to fit your family’s vibe. Enjoy the Bellagio all year round at the Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, which showcases seasonal displays perfect for exploring nature’s beauty and taking family photos. Cap the day off by relaxing in one of Bellagio’s famous luxury suites, large enough to accommodate any family and leave you well rested for another day of fun. Book it, baby!

3600 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

MGM Grand Hotel & Casino

If you came to Las Vegas to enjoy the best of the best when it comes to entertainment, look no further than the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino! This hotel feels like it was built for kids, offering kid-friendly entertainment at every turn. Watch the bewildering magic of David Copperfield, or let your imagination run wild at a Cirque du Soleil performance. The 6.6 acre pool complex features waterfalls, cave-like grottos, and a winding river pool, complimented by a Rainforest Cafe located in the hotel, makes MGM Grand Hotel the perfect place for kids to explore the wonders of nature. Book it, baby!

3799 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

Caesars Palace

Inspired by ancient Rome, Caesars Palace brings classical elegance to your family vacation. Its spacious rooms and suites ensure that families have plenty of space to rest and relax, perfect for catching those z’s after a long day. Play in one (or all!) of the seven pools in the Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis, where kids can enjoy splash zones while parents have the opportunity to play swim-up blackjack. For meals, you won’t need to compromise: several of the famous celebrity chef restaurants offer kid-friendly menus, so even the pickiest of eaters can enjoy mealtime. And if that still isn’t enough entertainment for you and the fam, Caesars Palace’s central location means you can enjoy the Strip right on your front door. Book it, baby!

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Las Vegas, NV

New York New York Hotel & Casino

Enjoy the magic of New York City, right in Vegas! Ride the Big Apple Coaster to see the famous city skyline from above, and hit the arcade when you reach the bottom. If your kids love sweet treats, head over to Hershey’s Chocolate World to see themed sculptures and taste test some of Hershey’s 800 chocolates and candies. If you’re still hungry for dinner, New York New York has a wide selection of restaurants that cater to families, providing a variety of dining options for whatever you fancy. At the end of the day, doze off to a view of the Strip, ensuring a memorable stay for kids and parents alike. Book it, baby!

3790 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

Circus Circus Hotel, Casino, & Theme Park

Want a vacation where your hotel and an amusement park are rolled into one? Look no further than Circus Circus! The Adventuredome is a 5-acre indoor amusement park with rides and games for all ages, including roller coasters, rock climbing, bumper cars, and laser tag. Younger guests will have a blast on the carousel and balloon rides, and guests of all ages are sure to play for hours in the classic Midway-style arcade. If you have a large family or are traveling with extended family and friends, take advantage of one of Circus Circus’ adjoining rooms, which allow everyone to stay close during your stay. And the best part? It’s affordable, accommodating even the most budget-conscious traveler. Book it, baby!

2880 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

Excalibur Hotel & Casino

En garde! Excalibur’s medieval theme is sure to thrill children of all ages, engaging their imaginations and transporting them back to the days of yore. The Fun Dungeon Arcade is packed with family-friendly games and activities, as is the pool, complete with an outdoor waterslide. Dinner is never ho-hum, with the Tournament of Kings featuring jousting knights and games of combat while you eat. Enjoy a wide variety of culinary delights from around the world, including Mexico, Italy, France, and Asia, ensuring that every guest (even the little ones!) eat like a king. Book it, baby!

3850 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

The Palazzo at the Venetian 

If Venice is too far outside of your budget, you’ll get the next best thing is the Palazzo at the Venetian! This hotel’s large, luxurious suites are perfect for families needing extra space, and offer the perfect place to rest and relax after a long day of playing in one of the Palazzo’s four pools. Visit Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum and get up close with celebrity figures like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, SpiderMan, Miley Cyrus, and Elvis Presley. For wellness enthusiasts, go to the Canyon Ranch SpaClub to take fitness classes, rock climb, and unwind at the spa, ensuring that you’ll feel rejuvenated for the rest of your trip. And if you think it can’t get any better, hop on a gondola complete with a singing gondolier to experience the essence of Venice. Book it, baby!

3325 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

ARIA Resort & Casino

ARIA Resort & Casino, located right on the strip, is perfect for enjoying an affordable and family-friendly vacation close to all the action. Movie theaters, golf courses, and many more are right on your doorstep, ensuring family fun close enough for little legs to walk. For indoor fun, visit the game room to play PS4 and XBOX One games on flat-screen TVs, or take a walk around the hotel to marvel at the public fine art in the halls. And if the desert heat gets you down, cool off in one of ARIA’s multiple pools, perfect for playing and relaxing with the whole family. Book it, baby!

3730 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV

Vdara Hotel & Spa

This hotel offers a Vegas rarity: no casino on the premises. This makes it perfect for families who want to enjoy a quieter atmosphere while on vacation. Vdara is all about spending quality time with the people you love most, which is made easy with their large, apartment-style hotel rooms. Each kitchenette is equipped with a stovetop, microwave, and fridge, allowing you to share more intimate meals with your kids. And while the pool and spa are great for unwinding, don’t write Vdara off as a purely relaxing hotel - you’ll be close to the Bellagio Fountains, the High Roller Observation Wheel, and dozens of shopping locations. Book it, baby!

2600 West Harmon Avenue

Las Vegas, NV

Each of these family-friendly Las Vegas hotels are a winner in its own right for making sure families have the time of their lives in the city that never sleeps. With these gems, you're not just booking a stay; you're unlocking a world of unforgettable experiences, laughter, and quality family time. So pack those bags, grab those sunglasses, and prepare for an adventure where the smiles are as bright as the neon lights. Remember, in Vegas, every family's a VIP, and the memories you create here will sparkle brighter than the Strip at night. 

*Prices fluctuate based on season and day of the week.

*Prices fluctuate based on season and day of the week.

In this article:

Share article

You may also like

Ashley McCrea

With over ten years of writing experience, Ashley explores a variety of lifestyle topics in her written pieces including travel, finance, health, beauty, cooking, and entrepreneurship. She is currently pursuing degrees in History and English Rhetoric, Media, and Professional Communications with specializations in Technical Writing and Creative Writing at the University of Waterloo. Beyond her academic and professional pursuits, Ashley is an avid reader and passionate about writing poetry and short stories, aiming to inform, entertain, and inspire with every piece she creates.