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Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with Kids

Posted by on August 12, 2013 at 9:15 AM

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsIf you’re thinking about planning your next family holiday and want to find out which are the best hotels to stay at with kids, then look no further. We’ve gone an done all the homework for you. Below is a list of our recommended top 15 family hotels in Australia. These selections are based on a combination of guest reviews, travel website reviews and hotel awards for family friendliness. The analysis looks at what each hotel offers in the way of facilities for families/kids and also gives you some estimates on booking rates to help you find the best family holiday deal to suite your budget too. Note, the prices shown in this post are based on travelling any time between the last week of September and the first week of October 2013.

One last thing to mention, don’t forget to visit the Buckscoop Vouchers page before making a booking to check for any active discount vouchers/coupons for Expedia.com.au, Lastminute.com.au, Booking.com, Zuji.com.au etc. Otherwise you could be missing out on additional savings.

 

1.   Paradise Resort Gold Coast
Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsOut on the Gold Coast, the Paradise Resort offers one of the best experiences for a family-vacation. The resort is the only property in the southern hemisphere that has a round-the-year ice-skating rink. For children, there are plenty of attractions like the Z4K Waterpark and the Zone 4 Kids Club. Have really young children? The resort’s Z4K holiday care program helps you take care of children up to 12-years of age.

Parents have a special treat waiting for them with wonderful pool and spa facilities at the resort. The rooms and dining options are all about creating a relaxed dining environment for the entire family. There are a plethora of entertainment options all around the hotel and if you are interested in a well-rounded holiday, then the Paradise Resort is the place to be.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The hotel has its own spa and health centre while children can spend days at the playground or rock-climbing wall. There are plenty of dining options as well as pool-side cafes, a Mini-mart, complete tour & sightseeing services as well as Internet & Wi-Fi facilities around the property.

 

Average Rate per Night: During the last week of September and the first few days of October, the price of the standard Resort Room is around $238 on Expedia.com.au. For the 28th of September, this is about $26 cheaper than what is offered on the resort’s official website while on other days, it’s about $4 more expensive with the resort offering the same rooms at $234. So, if you are planning a stay of more than 6-days, it would cheaper for you to book through the resort directly, instead of through Expedia.com.au.

 

Travel Deal Cost: For a 3-night booking through Expedia.com.au, for the 28th of September, you end up paying $244 per night. However, if you book for 3-nights from the 29th onwards, until 4th October, you spend $234 a night. This same deal is available on Zuji.com.au as well.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Lastminute.com.au or Zuji.com.au or Expedia.com.au

 

 

2.  Novotel Twin Waters Resort Sunshine Coast

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsCombining exceptional entertainment facilities for children with some unparalleled grown-up fun, the Novotel Twin Waters Resort gives a fresh twist to the Sunshine Coast. The property is right next to Australia Zoo while Fraser Island is right around the corner. The Kidz Cove Kids’ Club has excellent baby-sitting services, which keeps your children entertained as you head down to places like Eumundi Market, to explore the rich heritage of this wonderful region.

From surfing to kayaking in the lagoon, parents will never run out of things to do. At the end of everything, when a bit of tiredness kicks in, the picturesque water lagoon day spa squeezes your problems away. Don’t worry about the children because they are probably too busy as they indulge in craft or face painting or even cooking lessons. There is a Nintendo Game Cube on the property while the entire family can get together for movie nights and parties.

 

Star Rating: Four-Star property

 

Facilities: The resort is right next to a massive 18-hole golf course as well as an aquatic driving range. There are a number of eating joints, bars and cafes while plenty of water activities come complementary with your booking. The property also has a state-of-the-art gymnasium while the outdoor swimming pool and tennis courts give you the exercise & relaxation you need. To top everything, there are a number of “different” facilities like the Cirque Espace Circus School, the 9-hole mini golf course and the archery range.

 

Average Rate per Night: If you are planning to arrive in the last week of September, you are likely to get a room at about $118 a night. As soon as October hits, the prices start going up. From the 1st to the 3rd, you are likely to get rooms at $129 a night, which rises to $146 on the 4th and $167 on the 5th, which is a Saturday.

 

Travel Deal Cost: The Novotel Twin Waters Resort offers a 30% discount for a stay of 2-nights. If you are over-staying that duration, you should get this discount for the first two days of your trip.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Lastminute.com.au or Booking.com or Expedia.com.au

 

 

3.  Shoal Bay Resort and Spa Port Stephens

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsSurrounded by some of the best white-sand beaches in the country, the resort sits right at the mouth of the Port Stephens with the beautiful volcanic headlands spread out in front. When you arrive with your family, the sheer volume and quality of the things you can do here is quite overwhelming. There are national parks and wild, natural bush-land for the family to explore while children can go bowling or bike-riding in and around the beautiful property.

For the adults, there’s a wonderful spa that overlooks the breathtaking views of the region while the Nelson Bay Golf Course is about 5-minutes away. There are plenty of places to grab a bite including an award-winning called Catch at Shoal Bay. Then, there’s always the time you spend with your children, exploring the surrounding areas, spending time by the pool or simply relaxing out by the beach.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The Shoal Bay Resort and Spa has a number of restaurants including the award winning Catch at Shoal Bay. There is a spa and leisure centre that includes the Occies Kids Club, which has fun, safe and creative entertainment for children. You can organize tours to surrounding areas, including whale-watching trips, from the hotel while the conference rooms and business facilities are at par with the best in the region.

 

Average Rate per Night: The average cost for a standard room at the hotel is about $248 for 28th, September, which is a Saturday. After that, the rates drop to $222 per night – these rates are applicable if you book your rooms directly through the resort’s website.

 

Travel Deal Cost: If you are booking a standard room at the Shoal Bay Resort and Spa, then Lastminute.com.au offers you a discounted rate of $208 on the list price – that’s almost $40 you save – for checking in on the 28th of September. For every day after that, you pay just $182, which is also a $40 discount on the list price. This is a much better deal than what Expedia.com has to offer, where you only get a $5 discount on dates after the 28th of September.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Lastminute.com.au or Expedia.com.au or Shoal Bay Resort and Spa website

 

 

4.  Kingfisher Bay Resort Fraser Island

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsWhat do you get when you combine the beauty of the rugged outdoors with all the man-created luxuries that you can imagine? Well, the Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island is all about balancing the wonders of nature with exotic pleasures for the entire family. As a family, for children or just for adults, the list of activities at the Kingfisher Bay Resort just goes on and on. You can head out for a cosy dinner out in the wilderness, tasting the bush itself on your delicate palate or head out with the family, on a Segway, for a an eco-tour like nothing you have ever seen.

There’re regular whale-watching trips that head out into the Hervey Bay from August till October while kids have a host of ranger-guided activities like trekking and hiking trips into the lap of nature, fishing courses as well as an Eco Rangers’ program that teaches them everything they would need to know about nature and caring for it. For the entire family, the nightly star-gazing and nature tours as well as the canoeing & water sports complete a well-rounded holiday for the entire family. From rest & relaxation to excitement & entertainment, the Kingfisher Bay Resort has it all!

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The hotel comes with four swimming pools and three fantastic restaurants. There is a spa sanctuary to rejuvenate your mind & body while those parents looking for some time away for themselves can use the babysitting services of the hotel. There are about four bars for patrons while tennis and water sports are also available for guests to enjoy.

 

Average Rate per Night: The average rate of the standard room at the Kingfisher Bay Resort is about $155 per night

 

Travel Deal Cost: Lastminute.com.au offers a three-day stay at the hotel at a significant discount. For a booking after the 29th of September, prices come down to $140 per night, dropping to $122 for Monday, which is 30th, September. On Friday and Saturday, the rates jump up to about $158, before dropping down the list again, to $122 and then to $113. However, the best rates are available through Zuji.com.au where you can book the standard room at $127.50 for each day, bringing your three-day total to $382.50, which is $19.50 cheaper than the Lastminute.com.au rate.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Lastminute.com.au or Zuji.com.au

 

 

5.  Ivory Palms Resort Noosa

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsJust a few minutes from the Noosa River, right in the heart of beautiful Noosaville, the Ivory Palms Resort adds a load of oomph to your family vacations. Where do you start? There are beautiful beaches all over the region, complimenting the lovely shops and award-winning restaurants riddled across the area. The hotel is a family-run business that has been designed with the family in mind. There is massive emphasis on maintaining a family-friendly atmosphere and the Kids Club has been designed with just that in mind. Kids can play tennis, go swimming, paint their faces, take nature-walks or just head out to the playground to stay entertained – all under the watchful eye of trained staff.

Parents, on the other hand, can enjoy the outdoor swimming pools or the services of the sauna and spa while the barbecue area, dining options and gardens offer a wonderful way to relax with the people they value the most. For the entire family, there are some fascinating biking & hiking trails while the beach is always there at your beck & call. Whether you want some alone-time with your loved one while your children are cared for or simply looking to create some beautiful memories with the entire family, the Ivory Palms Resort is the place to be.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: At the resort, guests are greeted by three wonderful swimming pools, one of which comes with heating. There is a floodlit tennis court for round-the-clock exercise while the sauna and spa revitalize your body & mind. Children can head into the Bali Hut Game Room while the really young kids can be left with the resort’s trained babysitters to give parents a day to pamper themselves. From 5-gorgeous barbeque areas to a wonderful restaurant and bar, this resort has it all!

 

Average Rate per Night: The average cost of the standard room at the resort comes to about $175 on Booking.com.au as well as on Lastminute.com.au.

 

Travel Deal Cost: For a 3-night booking, both Bookings.com.au and Expedia.com.au offer you the $175 rate per night. Even on Zuji.com.au, you can get these exact same rates and on all three websites, you get free onsite parking as well.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Booking.com or Zuji.com.au or Lasminute.com.au

 

 

6. Treasure Island Resort and Holiday Par Biggera Waters

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsThe best thing about a holiday is when everything happens at your convenience. You need to choose when & how you will travel, where you will stay, what you will do – everything with you and your family in mind. That’s where the Treasure Island Resort and Holiday Park have got it spot-on with their award-winning property down at Biggera Waters. Just 15-minutes from Surfer’s Paradise, the resort is right in the middle of, not one, two, or three, but all four of the major theme parks in the region – Dreamworld, Movie World, Sea World and Wet n’ Wild. That means, every single day, your entire family could head out for a brand new experience without even scratching the surface of all that is to explore in this region.

That will, of course, happen if you manage to pry yourself away from the facilities at the resort. There are landscaped swimming pools, mini golf courses, tennis courts and a whole lot more. When it comes to keeping your kids entertained, there’s the Kart-track and playground to go with the Kidz Korner program and the massive jumping pillow. Whether you arrive by caravan or motor-home and tether yourself to the resort’s facilities or book a room at the delightful accommodations on offer,

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The Treasure Island Resort and Holiday Park has a number of restaurants including a Chinese food place, a steakhouse, a Japanese food joint and a bistro. There is a spa on the property while every unit comes with a ceiling fan, a refrigerator and access to the swimming pool for its guests.

 

Average Rate per Night: The average rate of the standard room at the Treasure Island Resort and Holiday Park is about $204 for a night while the Studio Cabin is about $215 per night.

 

Travel Deal Cost: The Studio Cabin is available for about $170, on Lastminute.com.au while the studio unit is sold out for the end of September and the beginning of October. The same studio units are available at about $160 on Expedia.com.au, which is also available on Zuji.com.au for about $163.50.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Lastminute.com.au or Expedia.com.au or Zuji.com.au

 

 

7.  Ashmore Palms Holiday Village Ashmore

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsSet in 15-acres of landscaped tropical beauty, the Ashmore Palms Holiday Village has been designed with the travelling family in mind. The location of the village is right next to some of the biggest theme parks in the area but when it comes to flamboyant settings, the property has a few tricks up its sleeve. There is the collection of South American Macaw Parrots, one of the largest collections of its kind in Australia, where you can stroll through the man-made rain forests and study or interact with these tame creatures up close. Whether you are clicking photographs with these gorgeous birds or just playing some tennis on the hard courts, pleasure fills every moment you spend at the Ashmore Palms Holiday Village.

The cabin-style accommodation at the Village has received numerous accolades and is the ideal setting for a family to visit and enjoy their stay at the property. For the kids, there is the mystery of going exploring through the rainforest or a refreshing splash-around in the mushroom-themed pools, with its waterfalls and a walk-in entry. Then there’s Macca’s Madhouse – a playground with more ladders, platforms, tunnels and rides than any child can make their way through. For the parents, relaxing strolls through the forest and frequent dips in the pool are accompanied by some wonderful indoor & outdoor events, movie nights, live performances and some great food. Now that’s a perfect family holiday!

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The Ashmore Palms Holiday Village is all about relaxing in a natural environment with its lagoon-styled pools and a massive collection of exotic South American Macaws. The activity centre offers a wide range of creative and fun ways for children to spend their day while the tennis courts and barbeque areas are two distinct but equally exciting options for grown-ups and families. There are several activities lined up every week and for kids, of which there are complimentary bus-services for some of these tours.

 

Average Rate per Night: In the last week of September and the first week of October, the cost of the standard room at the hotel comes to about $165 per night.

 

Travel Deal Cost: A 3-day trip to the Ashmore Palms Holiday Village will cost you about $155 per day through Hotelclub.com as well as through Bookings.com.au. On Agoda.com though, you end up paying $2 a night more than the others.Expedia.com.au beats all else with their $154 per night rate.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Hotelclub.com or Booking.com or Expedia.com.au

 

 

8.  Ocean Beach Resort and Holiday Park Umina Beach

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsJust a few hours north of Sydney lies the beautiful bush-land area of Umina Beach, perfect for a family holiday! The Ocean Beach Resort and Holiday Park, at Umina Beach, embodies everything that the area is most famous for and ensures that you forget all your worries and everyday problems and enjoy your family vacation like you should. Just minutes from the Brisbane National Water Park, the resort has a combination of cabins and tree-houses to give your family the ideal home away from home. If you are arriving by motor-home or caravan, there’re parking patches for you to slip your vehicles onto and plug into the park’s resources.

Your kids will love the seemingly never-ending beach front while grown-ups just love the beautiful setting of Broken Bay. The entire family can head out to the Australian Reptile Park for a grand day out amidst the glories of nature while Glenworth Valley Adventure Activities ensures that your family has its hands full with some fantastic activities like horse-riding, quad-biking, abseiling, laser-fights and camping. There are a number of themed activities, through the year, at the property for children to enjoy and for parents to get some time on their own. Finally, when the grown-ups are away, they can indulge themselves with some great food and relaxation knowing that their children are in extremely safe hands.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: At the Ocean Beach Resort and Holiday Park, you are right in front of the beach so the location is undoubtedly brilliant – which just adds more value to already impressive facilities like the cafes and restaurants on the premises as well as the wide array of activities for children to choose from. There are jumping pillows and a host of adventure sports on offer in and around the area – all of which can be accessed through the hotel.

 

Average Rate per Night: At the resort, the average cost of a night’s stay, from Sunday through Thursday, is about $280 although you get a $10 discount if you book over the Internet.

 

Travel Deal Cost: On Hotels.co, the Sunset Villa is available for about $269 per night, which is also the same price that Expedia.com.au is also giving you the rooms for.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Expedia.com.au or Hotels.com

 

 

9.  Gemini Resort Caloundra

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsIt’s all about location at the Gemini Resort in Caloundra, where families can come together and enjoy the natural beauty of the region and also indulge in the guilty pleasures of life. The property has a beautiful lagoon-style pool that comes with heating for the winter-months while the restaurant serves some of the best food you will ever get. For the entire family, the Australia Zoo is a wonderful place to visit while parents can have a gala time on their own at the Eumundi Markets.

Kids can head down one of the many biking trails, either with their parents or with trained guides, while the Kart tracks, another kid-magnet, is right around the corner. Adventure doesn’t have to stop for the grown-ups because they can go sky-diving right here in Caloundra. Within the property, the pools and restaurants are the biggest crowd pullers and whether you are dining as a couple or with the entire family, you will always find a delectable menu waiting for you, and that’s not just for the food.

 

Star Rating: 3.5-Star Rating

 

Facilities: Situated right on the beach, without a road to cross, the Gemini Resort is all about pleasure with its large lagoon-themed swimming pool, a heated children’s pool with a water slide, floodlit tennis courts and indoor & outdoor spas. You can rent movies in-house while the barbeque areas are designed to stay open throughout the year. You can park your boat in the marina nearby or go fishing in a boat for hire. Planning trips to the nearby amusement parks is a cinch thanks to the hotel’s concierge desk.

 

Average Rate per Night: The average tariff for a standard room at the Gemini Resort is about $210 per night.

 

Travel Deal Cost: If you are looking for the best deal for the Gemini Resort, you can either book directly through their website or through Bookings.com.au, both offering the $210 rate per night. Agoda.com is a bit higher with their $213 per night rate.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Gemini Resort or Booking.com

 

 

10. BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park Busselton

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsWhen it comes to award-winning holiday parks in Western Australia, there is nothing that has won more accolades than the BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park. The resort is owned by a family-run business and that means, your family is catered to with the utmost care. You can stay at one of the many cabins on the property or bring in your own motor-home or caravan and camp outdoors. Kids will enjoy the jumping pillow and themed pool that also has a water-playground, specially for the young ones. There’s a lot more to do in drier conditions with sports and games giving kids the kind of freedom they need to burn off that holiday-energy.

This entire property is completely smoke-free, making it extremely family-friendly in more ways than one. Of course, grown-ups need some time out too and that’s where the Park’s barbeque deck and gourmet restaurant come into the picture. If you are looking for leisure, then this is the place to be because the massive plasma screens and outdoor Jacuzzi help complete a perfect picture. When travelling as a family, you want to ensure that every single member of the family is enjoying their time out there – the BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park does just that!

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and the wonderful Splash and Play Zone for the children. There is a beautiful playground for the kids as well as sports equipment on hire for those who wish to do more than laze around the pool. Parents have access to the local BIG4 Club benefits while the children are racing around in unpowered Karts or bouncing around on giant pillows.

 

Average Rate per Night: The holiday cabin costs around $152 per night for the Deluxe Ensuite Cabin.

 

Travel Deal Cost: For a 3-night stay at the holiday park, the rates offered by the hotel, directly through their website, are the best possible rates you can find to stay there.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: BIG4 Beachlands Holiday Park

 

 

11. Central Plaza Port Douglas Port Douglas

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsWhat makes the perfect family vacation destination? We know that the perfect hotel is right on top of the list. After all, a vacation means relaxation and nothing helps you relax more than a holiday spent at the Central Plaza Port Douglas Resort, at Port Douglas. The resort is just 3-minutes from the stunning 4-mile beach while a host of restaurants, cafes and shops are just a 5-minute walk from the resort. Parents with really young children don’t have to worry about curbing themselves because the resort offers exceptional baby-sitting services where your child is entertained through a variety of creative and enjoyable activities.

While the children are at play, the parents can go away – quite literally thanks to the scooter and motor-bike hire services at the resort. There is a massive pool to laze by, while tennis courts also lie in wait. Whether you are settling in for a lazy day by the pool or planning a family trip to the Great Barrier Reef or the Daintree Rainforest, you will find a million and more ways to enjoy your holidays at the beautiful Central Plaza Port Douglas resort.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: Each apartment at the Plaza Port Douglas Resort comes with a large balcony, a spacious kitchen, a microwave, dishwasher, washing machine, cook top, refrigerator and other essentials that any home would have. The resort itself has a gorgeous heated pool and outdoor spa along with a pool-side barbeque gazebo and babysitting services for parents who want some grown-up time. There are tennis courts for those who want exercise while sight-seeing is made easier thanks to their motorbike- and scooter-hire services.

 

Average Rate per Night: During the “hot season”, which runs between the last week of September till about the 18th of October, the Central Plaza Port Douglas Resort offers rooms at $385 per night with a minimum 2-night stay. Although you also get 1-bed rooms at about $245 per night, you are unlikely to fit an entire family into it.

 

Travel Deal Cost: The rates of $245 per night, for a minimum 2-night stay, are the best you will find on the Internet. The best place to book this hotel is from the hotel’s website itself. Booking.com is the next best thing with a $285 per night cost.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Central Plaza Port Douglas or Booking.com

 

 

12.  Viscount Towers on the Beach Surfers Paradise

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsThe Viscount Towers on the Beach is bang-across the Surfers Paradise beach, giving holiday-goers unbridled access to the wonderful natural environs of this beautiful part of the country. Every single apartment gives you a breathtaking view of the ocean, as does the rooftop Jacuzzi and barbeque setup. Families on holiday don’t need to worry about entertainment because the Viscount Towers has something for everyone. There is a beautiful spa with exclusive men’s and women’s sauna while the DVD/video-hire service ensures that your children are captive audiences to their favourite cartoons and movies.

There is a beautiful solarium on the roof while nearby shopping & entertainment venues guarantee a fun outing every single day. The list of nearby places includes Sea World, Wet n’ Wild Park, Warner Bros Movie World and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. What’s more, Dreamworld and Jupiter’s Casino are also ‘round the corner, ensuring that every single member of the family can enjoy their holiday as they want, individually or in a bunch. If you are planning to head down to Surfers Paradise this year, make sure that your holidays are perfect by checking in at the Viscount Towers on the Beach.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The property has a rooftop barbeque and solarium along with a separate sauna for men and women. There is a beautiful swimming pool along with several barbeque areas around the property. Families can avail the day-care services of the hotel while also booking their tours, in and around the area, through the more-than-adequate travel desk.

 

Average Rate per Night: The average cost of the standard 3-bed room is about $280 per night and the hotel has a minimum 4-night stay requirement during school holidays. The superior room is about $295 per night.

 

Travel Deal Cost: Bookings.com only has superior 3-bed rooms on its listing, each available for $295 for the last week of September and the first week of October. Agoda.com.au has the same rooms as $299 per night. So booking directly through the hotel or through Booking.com seems to the be the best way forward.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Booking.com or Viscount Towers on the Beach

 

 

13.  Merrijig Motor Inn Resort Merrijig

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsThere are few resorts that offer the kind of diverse activities and entertainment options for an entire family as the Merrijig Motor Inn Resort. Located amidst some of the most beautiful countryside in Australia, the resort offers unrestrained access to the High Country. The resort itself has a host of spectacular facilities including sports equipment on hire for families, a swimming pool, tennis courts and a wonderful barbeque area for the entire family to sit down together for dinner under the stars.

While the resort itself may not be as expansive as some of the other, more affluent, properties in the area, it certainly makes up for the limited luxuries with a fantastic array of outdoor activities including hiking trails, biking trips, horse riding and fishing. If that’s not a brilliant way to give your children a taste of the wild outdoors, what is?

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The resort is rife with facilities such as a fantastic restaurant, a store where guests can hire sports equipment, a convenience store, bike hire facilities as well as tennis courts and a swimming pool. Children can enjoy a wide range of activities like fishing and trekking while people of all age can go mountain-climbing, skiing, 4-wheel driving or just spend the day at the spa.

 

Average Rate per Night: The cost of booking a room at the Merrijig Motor Inn, directly through their official website, comes to about $105 per night for the entire family, in a Bunk Room with 4-beds.

 

Travel Deal Cost: If you are looking for the best deal, then checking in on the 01st of October, for 3-nights, will cost you around $96 per night through Agoda.com.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Agoda.com

 

 

14.  Trafalgar Towers Maroochydore

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsPeaceful and prime – two words that describe the Trafalgar Towers in Maroochydore, right in the core of the Sunshine Coast! The hotel is perfect for a family vacation with so many shopping centres and entertainment venues right next door. Despite the hustle and bustle of the area in and around the hotel, the property itself is rather secluded due to its structure and location. You can arrive by boat, even, docking it on the marina or simply hire a boat and enjoy the fishing.

You can take the kids on a kayaking trip down to Goat Island, through the beautiful Maroochy River, or you can simply choose to stay in and enjoy the wonderful swimming pools and tennis courts that the hotel has to offer. Every single apartment on the property gives you a view of the waterfront, which makes for an extremely pleasing sight to wake up to. Parents can put the spa services to good use while pool tables and jet skiing are just some of the other ways to keep everyone in the family happy and entertained. Whether you choose the fast life of the malls or the lazy life of the outdoors, Trafalgar Towers has it all for you, in one neat package.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: Every room at the Trafalgar Towers comes with a private balcony and view of the water. There is cable TV in every room as well as DVD players to avail the DVD-on-hire service. Every holiday apartment has a fully-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Guests can go fishing right in front of the hotel while private boats and jet skis can dock right in front of the property. There are tennis courts and heated swimming pools while the spa and sauna are at par with the best. Travelling with the family is made even more convenient thanks to a host of activity-options including kayaking, mountain biking and pool tables.

 

Average Rate per Night: The Standard 2-bed room at the hotel comes to about $214 per night during the mid-season, which is from the middle of September to about the first week of October.

 

Travel Deal Cost: If you are looking to stay at the hotel for a 3-night period during mid-season, the best place to book your rooms is from Bookings.com, where you get the standard rooms at about $197 per night, from the 28th of September till the 1st of October.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Booking.com

 

 

15.  Hi Surf Beachfront Resort Apartments Surfers Paradise

Top Hotels in Australia to Stay with KidsUnbeatable views, a fantastic beach and all the facilities you would need – that is Hi Surf Beachfront Resort Apartments for you! Situated in the heart of Surfers Paradise, the resort is just a few minutes from Cavill Avenue, the hub for surfers in the area. If the famous “Red and Yellow Flags” at the beach front opposite the resort doesn’t impress you, the location right next to the Grand Prix track and the proximity to the beach board walk surely will. The Hi Surf Beachfront Resort Apartments are ideally suited for families and has a secure playground for children within the premises.

The resort also offers babysitting services that allows parents to get some much-needed alone time to enjoy the wonderful spa. There are heated indoor pools, outdoor pools, tennis courts, a gymnasium and even a beautiful barbeque area that, together, make the Hi Surf Beachfront Resort Apartments the perfect place for a family vacation. If you are planning to head out to Surfers Paradise, choosing anything else might leave you begging for more.

 

Star Rating: There is no official star-rating for this property

 

Facilities: The property has a competition-size tennis court to go with the indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools. There is a fully equipped gymnasium for the adults while kids can burn their energy off at the playground. The indoor and outdoor heated spa is perfectly complimented by the sauna while landscaped gardens add to the beauty of the premises, including the barbeque area. The hotel also has babysitting services where trained experts take care of the children, allowing the parents some free time to enjoy their holiday.

 

Average Rate per Night: For a 3-nght stay at the hotel, with the family, in a 2-bedroom place, is about $207 per night. This includes a queen-bed with two-single beds.

 

Travel Deal Cost: For the same 3-night stay, Agoda.com and bookings.com gives you the same price as the hotel itself, although Expedia.com.au will give you a $1 discount per night.

 

Get Deal: You can choose from the following deals: Booking.com or Agoda.com or Expedia.com.au

 


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