9 of the best family hotels in Miami

Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami

When you’re considering a family holiday Miami is always a fun destination with a wonderful beach, some great activities and fantastic restaurants. When you’re looking for the best family hotel in Miami there are a number of key considerations from location to facilities and that all important welcome. We have rounded up the best family hotels in Miami for all budgets and family types. From Miami family resorts you won’t want to leave through to city hotels and the best family hotels in Miami Beach.

Browse through our list of where to stay in Miami with kids or use the index below to jump to individual properties. All on this list of family friendly hotels in Miami have either been personally stayed in by one of our Family Hotels Expert team or heavily researched so you don’t need to.

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Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami

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The Aqualina Resort

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This upmarket resort in Sunny Isles Beach is perfect for a family trip to Miami. Situated just north of the city it feels peaceful and is overlooking the beautiful stretch of sand here. They have various sizes of suites and their one bedroom is perfect for a family with a main bedroom, sofa bed in the lounge and a little cubby bedroom. There’s also a kitchen and dining area making it the perfect home from home. The resort has a number of swimming pools (where free iced smoothies are delivered) and lots of fun beach games set out on the sand. There’s a brilliant kids club with some wonderful activities which change daily making this one of the best family hotels in Miami.

Read our full review of Acqualina Resort & Spa, Miami here

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Freehand Miami

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Situated on Miami Beach Freehand Miami is a great, budget hotel that still offers lots of amenities. Bright, colourful and funky there are rooms to suit every family size including a bungalow with quad twin bunk beds and a super eight which you can book out in its entirety if you’re a larger family. Just one block from the beach the hotel comes with its own outdoor pool, free wifi and even complimentary bikes and iced coffee. There’s onsite restaurants and just a lovely feel to this resort.

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Loews Miami Beach Hotel

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This is a great South Beach hotel that has so much going for it for a family stay. Rooms come in as interconnecting or suites for a larger space. There’s a brilliant kids club that offers half day or full day activities full of everything from scavenger hunts through to cookery classes. With a great swimming pool and direct access to the beach this is a hotel to impress all the family.

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Urbanica The Meridian Hotel

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A great mid-level hotel this is just three blocks away from Miami Beach. The rooms here are chic and comfortable and you can get the Club 2 Full with two Queen size beds. There’s a swimming pool and restaurant and it’s a great hotel at a reasonable price for a relaxing stay in the city with kids.

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Fontainebleau Miami Beach

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This is an amazing, luxury hotel which the kids simply won’t want to leave. With activities and games every day led by experienced Adventure Guides and a wealth of amazing pools this is a hotel which is very well kitted out for fun. In terms of rooms there are interconnecting and two bedroom suites. With numerous restaurants and a Miami Beach location the Fontainebleau Miami Beach is a great hotel for all ages.

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Eden Roc Miami Beach

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With two bedroom suites and deluxe rooms that sleep up to four in two Queen size beds this is a hotel which cares about the families who visit. There are masses of facilities from swimming pools to great restaurants all on a next to the ocean location whilst still being in the city. This is a lovely, upmarket hotel for all the family to love.

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Riu Plaza Miami Beach

This is a fantastic resort which has plenty of space in its family rooms for those travelling with kids. Just 160 metres from the beach there’s plenty going on here with a fabulous outdoor pool and around the hotel is windsurfing, kayaking, water skiing or play golf or tennis. All the fun of South Beach is just over two miles away and the beach here is just perfect for sandcastle building and paddling.

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The Gates Hotel South Beach

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The Gates have great family rooms with two Queen beds. It’s in a great location, within walking distance of the Bass Museum of Art and the Lincoln Road Mall. There’s an outdoor pool and it’s around 300 yards from the beach. There are also free bicycles to rent here. There’s an onsite restaurant and for its location alone it has to be in the list of our best family hotels in Miami.

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Four Seasons Hotel Miami

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The Four Seasons Hotel Miami is a great example of this hotel brand. Situated opposite Biscayne Bay this Art Deco hotel is in a great location. It has two lovely outdoor pools, one complete with cabanas, perfect for relaxing. The hotel is 15 minutes drive from South Beach and they are well set up for and welcoming of families.

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Why not check out our feature on the best family resorts in Florida.

Frequently asked questions about travelling to Miami with kids

Is Miami suitable for families?

Miami is absolutely suitable for families, there are so many fun activities from aquariums to museums and some wonderful beaches too. Our list of the best places to stay will allow you to take advantage of all that’s on offer.

Where should families stay in Miami?

Miami has some beautiful areas to stay from the vibrant, fun Miami Beach through to some of the quieter areas like Sunny Isles Beach. We have rounded up resorts in all the top areas to give you the best possible stay.

Is Miami Beach safe for family vacation?

Miami Beach is absolutely safe. This is a vibrant part of the city but there are some great places to stay as we’ve shown in this list. If you’re looking for a quieter location than pick one of the other options and travel in.

Is Miami Beach kid friendly?

Miami Beach is full of kid friendly activities from museums to aquariums and some wonderful restaurants. This is somewhere all the family will love and our list of great resorts and hotels will help give you the best trip.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our round up of these family hotels in Miami. Do let us know if you have any questions or if you book a stay at any of these hotels and how it goes. Sign up for our newsletter to hear more of our holiday suggestions and great hotel deals from around the world.

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