Oyster knows what travelers look for in their hotels. When we visit properties around the world, we evaluate how every feature stacks up against the competition, from the rooms to the pools to the restaurants. So if you’re planning a family trip and need a place to start, you’ve come to the right place. Take a look at our top kid-friendly hotel picks in Baltimore and get inspired!
The luxe, 256-room waterfront hotel is everything you'd expect from a Four Seasons property, from the impeccable service to the sophisticated interiors. Rooms are spacious and refined, with soaking tubs, floor-to-ceiling windows, high-tech amenities, and in most cases, harbor views. The property has an almost resort-like feel, thanks to the massive spa and gorgeous rooftop pool deck. Cribs, high chairs and playpens are free, as are child-size bathrobes and baby and children's toiletries. babysitting service can also be arranged.
The 202-room Hotel Monaco is a stunning historic property in the business district neighborhood of Mount Vernon. Rooms have modern amenities, such as flat-screens and iPod docks, and funky decor that extends to common areas. All the features one would expect from four-pearl Kimpton property are here: a 24-hour fitness center, a stylish restaurant, a free evening wine and cheese hour in the lobby, a pet-friendly policy, and ample kid-friendly amenities.
With just under 600 rooms and a location in the heart of Baltimore's main tourist center, the Renaissance Harborplace is a popular hotel for all types of travelers. Rooms are sleek and contemporary, if a bit generic, and great on-site features include extensive business facilities, a well-equipped gym, and a nice pool area with access to a rooftop sundeck. This hotel is a massive chain and feels like one -- there's even an adjoining mall -- but many travelers will appreciate the conveniences of this type of property. Families also opt for this Marriott option because of its safe, easy access to shopping and tons of kid-friendly attractions, such as the Aquarium and Ripley's Believe It or Not! museum across the street.
With plenty of amenities and a location in the heart of Baltimore's main tourist and business center, Holiday Inn Inner Harbor is a popular hotel for all types of travelers. Rooms are comfortable and contemporary, if a bit generic, and great on-site features include a large indoor pool, well-equipped gym, restaurant, and coffee shop. All things considered, this 365-room chain hotel is a good value for the area. There are fewer families here than in a typical Holiday Inn, but it still has a family-friendly vibe and is a popular spot for reunions.