Singapore’s Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa named best family hotel in Asia!
Here's how you can spend quality family time at Asia's best hotels for families!
Planning a fun-filled family vacation for the March school holidays? No worries, we've got your back!
Here are the top 10 best family hotels in Asia according to TripAdvisor's Travellers’ Choice Awards.
#1 Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa – Singapore
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$519 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: November (S$435)
There is always time for some fun under the sun at Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, the only beachfront resort in the city-state that is conveniently located within a 15-minute drive from the city centre.
Junior guests will be spoilt for choice from an endless variety of activities – from outdoor fun such as kayaking and swinging on the trapeze, to indoor recreational programmes at designated activity centres such as Toots Club that provides fun in a fully supervised environment.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “A beautiful hotel especially the pool area which had great fun equipment for kids. Located close to attractions, cable car and bus stop within Sentosa… Would definitely recommend this hotel and go there again if in Singapore.”
#2 Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort – Pattaya, Thailand
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$197 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: June (S$182)
This property is the perfect choice if you are seeking a fun-filled holiday in Pattaya for the whole family. With a stunning coastline boasting spectacular ocean views, this 5-star resort offers myriad activities for children, including a kids’ club and beachfront water theme park.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “We booked one night stay at this Centara Resort and stayed in a Family Residence Suite. Plenty of options to keep both mom and dad and the kids happy.
"I would definitely recommend this resort to anyone with children, there's plenty of things to do on the resort who want to avoid the busy nightlife of Pattaya.”
#3 Bamboo Banks Farm Guest House – Masinagudi, India
Located in the Mudumalai Game Reserve, this 40 acre farm at the foothills of The Nilgiris boasts of spectacular views abundant of flora and fauna. The 7 cottages spread across the property ensure privacy and personal attention for you and your family.
The buffet offers both Western and Indian cuisines which can be enjoyed in the gardens that echo the lushness of the jungle around.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “Travelled as a family total 7 of us with a 3yr old kid. Masinagudi is one such place which will live in memories as lush green cover all around and a super happy place for family.”
#4 Keys Prima Hotel Temple Tree – Shirdi, India
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$72 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: August (S$69)
For a luxurious, relaxing yet religious vacation, this hotel promises travelers to find a rare balance between their body and mind.
With free shuttle service to and from the Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, the experience is sure to be a convenient one as well. With amenities like a tranquil pool, play area for kids and lush green gardens, your family is sure to have a great time.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “The staff was very friendly and the breakfast spread was also adequate. They have children's play area, garden & pool. It’s totally worth when you are with children.”
#5 Sanur Paradise Plaza Suites – Sanur, Indonesia
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$117 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: May (S$108)
Located on the tropical paradise of Sanur, this property provides an unforgettable holiday experience with its top-notch facilities and gracious hospitality.
Children will be delighted to spend their time at the award-winning Camp Splash! Fun Park while the adult guests indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “This was our 5th or 6th stay at the Suites. We have lost count! It is a wonderful family holiday destination, and the staff have become our friends. It's hard to beat for a restful, family holiday, and you will love the rooms."
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#6 LEGOLAND Malaysia Hotel – Johor Bahru, Malaysia
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$289 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: October (S$227)
This property is a dream come true for LEGO® fans of all ages – all 249 guest rooms are beautifully furnished with popular LEGO® themes: Pirate, Kingdom or Adventure. A paradise for children, the hotel offers great amenities for junior guests, from interactive features, play area to swimming pool.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “Our son absolutely loved staying at this hotel. We thought it was very well done too. The themed rooms, lego pit and themed lifts were great fun. It was great to be connected to Legoland resort so we could rest between swimming and park fun.”
#7 Royal Plaza Hotel – Hong Kong, China
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$264 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: May (S$248)
Strategically situated in the heart of vibrant Kowloon, this luxurious property is a top choice for families with its spacious layout and over 100 pairs of interconnecting rooms.
Its location offers great access to both Hong Kong’s old-world charms, as well as its bustling metropolitan city centre, with public transportation and MTR lines situated nearby.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “The hotel is part of a shopping mall. This is great as you can just wander in and have a coffee or some food from either the food court or any number of cafes and coffee shops whenever you want. The other benefit is that the mall has its own MTR station which means getting around Hong Kong is super easy.”
#8 JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa – Mai Khao, Thailand
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$255 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: June and September (S$216)
A stunning resort set 15 kilometres north of the Phuket airport, JW Marriot Phuket Resort & Spa offers a tropical paradise for its guests.
Besides basking in the top-notch facilities and amenities, guests can also take their pick from a variety of activities offered – be it scuba diving, safari tour, elephant trekking or even cooking classes.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “The entire family absolutely loved this place. It had something for every single one of us. From adventure to relaxation, amazing food, beautiful bars and restaurants, stunning grounds and pools to superb rooms but most of all - the team that work there.
"Wow they were so professional but with a genuine smile and warmth, and that went across the entire place from front of house to the team that work behind the scenes.”
#9 The Trans Luxury Hotel Bandung – Bandung, Indonesia
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$342 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: May (S$265)
Nestled amidst the integrated Trans Studio Bandung complex, this luxury property offers direct access to lifestyle and entertainment options, including a shopping mall and one of the biggest indoor theme parks in the world.
Take time to relax and rejuvenate at the fitness centre and spa, while the younger guests can spend time at the kids’ club.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “It was such a memorable experience staying at The Trans Luxury Hotel, Bandung. Nice and clean hotel, and also situated beside a shopping mall that makes it easy to buy things. For kids, there is also Trans Studio, a new indoor playland.”
#10 Hotel Nikko Alivila Yomitan Resort Okinawa – Yomitan-son, Japan
Bookable on TripAdvisor for an average rate* of S$577 per night.
Most affordable month** to visit: November (S$347)
With a Spanish-inspired exterior of red tiled roof and white walls set against an unparalleled view of the waters of Okinawa, this hotel defines family vacation experience with its facilities and Japanese hospitality.
A wide variety of activities are offered to create a memorable resort holiday including snorkelling and jet skiing.
TripAdvisor reviewer: “What is better than waking up with a turquoise sea view and having a cup of tea under the shower of sun and gentle sea breeze?
"Adequate facilities, you name it and they have it! Coin laundry, souvenir shop, spa centre, relaxation pool, etc. Japanese, Chinese, western food in different restaurants, BBQ besides the beach to enjoy sunset.”
*Average nightly rates of properties are based on TripAdvisor pricing data for March 1 through August 31, 2016, aggregated from booking partners including online travel agencies and direct hotel suppliers.
**Most affordable month to book each property is based on TripAdvisor pricing data for March 1 through December 31, 2016, aggregated from booking partners including online travel agencies and direct hotel suppliers.
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