Editor’s Choice 2017 Family Hotels

When it’s time to treat the whole family it can be hard to find somewhere to suit everyone. A delight for all ages, these hotels offer a spectacular standard of service and facilities for families. Indoor swimming pools, all weather play areas, family rooms and spas, nature trails, babysitting services and beautiful views and locations all add to the family experience. Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s top 10 family hotels for 2017.

Editor’s Choice 2017 Family Hotels

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Trefeddian Hotel

Trefeddian Hotel - Special Summer Breaks

Aberdyfi

‘A hotel with heart and soul’, this long-time favourite overlooking Cardigan Bay has been ‘well run’ by the Cave family and ‘unfailingly cheerful’ staff for more than a century.
From £65 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • b&b
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Woolley Grange

Woolley Grange

Bradford-on-Avon

Parents ‘sleep like babies’ at this ‘fantastic’ family-friendly hotel, a Jacobean manor house in ‘glorious’ countryside.
From £120 per night
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Porth Tocyn Hotel

Porth Tocyn Hotel

Abersoch

‘We had a great time at this Boris Johnson of hotels (pretends to be bumbling, actually hugely professional),’ say guests this year of the Fletcher-Brewer family’s ‘lovely, wacky’ hotel overlooking Cardigan Bay.
From £80 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • outdoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
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The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Colonsay

Carefree informality and an unpretentious ambience reign at this white-painted 18th-century inn, minutes up a single-track road from the ferry.
From £75 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
25% voucher
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Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Bedruthan Hotel and Spa

Mawgan Porth

In an ‘excellent’ spot overlooking the beach, this post-war fun palace is ‘a winning choice for families with young children’, says a recent guest.
From £139 per night
  • tennis
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • outdoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Tresanton

Tresanton

St Mawes

Atop a steep hill, a higgledy-piggledy path leads to this cluster of houses forming a ‘faultless’ hotel whose panoramic views reach across Falmouth Bay towards St Anthony’s lighthouse.
From £255 per night
  • romantic
  • seaside
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
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Moonfleet Manor

Moonfleet Manor

Fleet

With pools, family films, play facilities, a crèche and an early-morning breakfast club, the kids are all right at this Georgian manor house in ‘beautiful’ countryside.
  • tennis
  • indoor_pool
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Fowey Hall

Fowey Hall

Fowey

What could be more perfect for a child-friendly hotel than the house that was Kenneth Graham’s model for Toad Hall, overlooking an estuary for messing about in boats?
From £190 per night
  • seaside
  • view
  • indoor_pool
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
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Augill Castle

Augill Castle

Kirkby Stephen

With ‘no rules – just plenty of warm, friendly staff, and wonderful food and service’, Wendy and Simon Bennett’s Victorian fantasy castle continues to win rave reviews.
From £160 per night
  • tennis
  • view
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • disabled
  • wifi
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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Longueville Manor

Longueville Manor

St Saviour

Run with ‘a personal touch’, this ‘luxurious’, family-friendly hotel (Relais & Châteaux), in an extended 14th-century Norman manor house, has been owned by three generations of the Lewis family.
From £195.00 per night
  • seaside
  • outdoor_pool
  • wine
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • spa
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi