It is extraordinary how life takes a turn when you become a parent – the good and the bad. Even more so, when you have to take on the daunting task of travelling with kids. In June 2017 alone, Sydney received 10.3 million domestic overnight visitors; of the people visited, vast majorities were on family vacations with their kids. However, these days luxury hotels in Sydney are catering to families travelling with kids, allowing them to enjoy a vacation without having to leave their kid at home. Over the past decade, hotels in Sydney have become increasingly receptive of kids.
Adina Apartment Hotel Harbourside
Located at Darling Harbour, this hotel marks all the destination boxes offering a marvellous waterside location in the heart of Sydney. A short walk from the hotel, you can discover Australia’s unique animals, exciting nightlife, and waterfront dining; the harbour offers a wide variety of things. The hotel includes indoor swimming pools and barbeque areas. All the apartments are fully equipped with amenities that can enable you to serve homemade and healthy food to your children such as grocery shopping service, refrigerator, stove, and oven, washer/dryer, living and dining area, microwave, dishwasher, and more. Upon request, the hotel also arranges to babysit for your kid.
The hotel offers free Wi-Fi, which can keep your kid occupied surfing Netflix or sharing the pictures of the trip with friends over Snapchat or Facebook. The hotel being smoke-free comes as an added advantage as you do not have to worry about your kid passive smoking. Anyone with kids knows how often they get their clothes dirty – with laundry in apartment, waiting for the laundry service is eliminated.
Pullman Sydney Hyde Park
Modern and stylish, the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park includes all the homey amenities suitable for family and kids such as minibars to store personal food; microwaves, kettles, toasters, and flatwares to provide the kids with a quick and healthy snack. Located at Central Business District, it is the best location to stay and explore the city with train station at a walking distance and the nearby Hyde Park to take a stroll with the kids. The pool on the rooftop offers a great view of the city, which will keep your kids happy and entertained – allowing you to be happy. This is also a smoke free hotel with free Wi-Fi suitable for the young ones. The staff is particularly pleasant with kids which enriches the experience further.
At the first look, Swissotel Sydney may come off as a business-oriented hotel, but to one’s amazement, the hotel is one of the most kid-friendly in Sydney. It offers a specific ‘Kid Room’ with beautiful and colourful linens, kid-sized desks and chairs, DVD collection meant for kids, baby toiletries, and toys. The outdoor heated pools will delight the kids and concierge services, spa, and fitness centre for the parents.
Quay Grand Suites Sydney
The hotel offers exceptional harbour views, indoor Jacuzzi, and swimming pools. The one and two bedroom suites offer fully equipped kitchens with grocery delivery services, refrigerator, microwave, dishwashers, 24-hour room service, and more. The neighbourhood ice cream parlous, cafes, and restaurant with the takeaway facility will keep you and your kid coming back for more.
Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney
The wonderful location of this hotel offers great entertainment for the children. At walking distance, there are several child magnets such as the Sydney Aquarium, Museum of Contemporary Arts, and Sydney Observatory. With an indoor pool to keep the children occupied, you can enjoy the wide range of amenities on offer for the adults.
Millions of people travel to Sydney with their children every year. You should not be discouraged by the idea because you cannot truly enjoy a vacation without your kid by your side. All that is required is selecting the right hotel in the right location to have a memorable travel with your child.