Best Family & Kids-Friendly Hotels in Hong Kong
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10 Best Family and Kids-Friendly Hotels in Hong Kong

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When you have little ones, family holidays become extra special.

It’s about making memories and seeing the world though the wonder of little eyes. And the priceless privilege of seeing your kids experiencing many firsts. But travelling with kids also means there’s now a slightly different set of criteria when it comes to choosing both your destination and hotel, to cater to both the young and the old(er).

For those looking for a quick family getaway, Hong Kong may just be the ideal destination. The land of dim sum is a perennial favourite of Singaporean travellers, with a flight time of just four hours, give or take. The main attraction for many young families? Disneyland, of course! And with attractions like Ocean Park, the Hong Kong Science Museum and the Bay Beach, there’s plenty of fun to be had by everyone. 

Public transport is also a huge draw in itself, from the thrillingly steep ride on the Peak Tram to the uplifting cable car ride up the mountains to visit the Big Buddha. Also not to be missed – taking in the sights and the sounds of the nightly light show at Victoria Harbour up close aboard the Star Ferry. 

After all that fun, having a comfortable place to crash and recharge for the next day is absolutely essential for the (sanity of the) whole family. 

We’ve put together a quick checklist of what you can look out for when making your hotel selection and our top 10 picks of the most family and kids-friendly hotels in Hong Kong. Also, do not miss the promotions we’ve compiled at the end of the article for some great savings off your accomodation! 


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Family & Kids-Friendly Hotels Checklist 

Here’s a quick checklist of what to look out for when making your hotel bookings:

Extra beds / cribs 
You should know by now that these tiny little humans, on virtue of being small-sized, wouldn’t require much bed space, right? WRONG. According to the very scientific research of our own parenting experiences, those tiny little humans take up approximately 78% of bed space when sharing a bed with an adult. For those who treasure their sleep time real estate, it is a must to check that the hotel provides extra beds and cribs.

Location 
Staying near places of attractions is definitely a time-saver on any trip, but with kids along, it becomes absolutely essential. Getting out of the hotel room in the morning could take well over an hour on some days, depending on how cooperative your little boss decides to be, so saving time on travelling means more time to take in the sights. 

Just like in Singapore, it is easy to get around Hong Kong quickly via their mass transit railway (MTR). Choosing a hotel located near the MTR is definitely a plus, especially if it’s raining and you’ll just want to hurry the kids along when you are on your way back to the hotel. An example of an ideal location to stay at would be Tung Chung as it’s just 10 minutes from the airport and a couple of stops from Disneyland.

Breakfast and kid-friendly dining 
Including breakfast in your hotel package is a good idea, unless you are familiar to Hong Kong and have already sniffed out where all the best breakfast places are. It takes a load off our minds when we wake up knowing that there is food waiting for our starving little divas and divos the moment we manage to wrangle them out of the room in a semi-presentable state. Some hotels also have restaurants with kid-friendly options on their menus, a real plus for parents in a crunch, before hangry kids go into full-blown meltdown mode.

Special themes and touches  
What better way to get the kids looking forward to bedtime then with a themed room that ignites their imaginations? Kids (and adults!) will love the whimsical decor of the room, so much so that they might not want to leave the room (oops). Other hotels pay special attention to their little guests with special touches like welcome gifts, toys and toiletries specially catered for little ones.

Play areas 
Being constantly on the move from one sightseeing attraction to another may not be a kid’s idea of an ideal vacation. After all, the need to play is hardwired into their DNA. That’s why hotels with play areas are invaluable for both parents and kids. Let the kids unwind and unleash their pent-up energy at the playground or swimming pool. The endorphins released as they work up a sweat will make them more likely to acquiesce to your travel plans and also probably tire them out for a good night’s rest for everybody.

Babysitting services 
If you and your partner are travelling alone with kids and would like to squeeze in some couple time or visit a place that might not necessarily be child-friendly (like dealing with the crowds at Ladies’ Market, what were you thinking?!), then a hotel that offers trusted babysitting services is an option that you would want to consider.

So there it is… our quick checklist for an enjoyable family hotel stay in Hong Kong. 

We’ve also scouted the internet to bring you the below list of 10 family-friendly hotels that fit these criteria and more!

1. Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel

What better way to immerse the whole family completely in the Disneyland experience than by staying at one of the Disneyland hotels!

There are three Disneyland hotels located near the main entrance of Disneyland. Disney’s Hollywood Hotel will appeal to fans of Mickey and love the glitz and glamour of 1930s Hollywood, while Disney’s Explorer Lodge will resonate with globetrotters who love to explore different cultures. But there’s a little something extra magical about Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel that calls out to the child in us.

With its fairytale castle exterior, the possibility of a chance meeting with Disney princesses in the hotel lobby, this hotel has got our vote (and money!). An additional bonus is the Storybook Playroom which has play areas, craft, games and storytelling times for kids. Plus, kids can also take part in activities like movie screenings and pool games at the other two Disney hotels.

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Credit: Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel
Extra beds / cribs Not available, but all rooms sleep up to 4 pax
Location 10 minutes walk from the main entrance of Hong Kong Disneyland.
Free shuttle service available.
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
Meet Disney characters during breakfast at the Enchanted Garden Hotel
Special themes & touches Disney character greetings in the hotel lobby, cute toiletries, mini slippers and bathrobes for kids
️Play areas Storybook Playroom, Mickey maze, outdoor playground, indoor and outdoor pools
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: Magic Rd, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: MTR Disneyland Resort Station (Estimated ~14 minutes walk) 

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2. Novotel Citygate Hong Kong

For families wishing to stay near Disneyland on a more affordable budget, Novotel Citygate Hong Kong is your choice. The biggest draw of the hotel is its absolute prime location. A free shuttle service will only take five minutes to bring you from the airport to the hotel, which, as its name suggests, is connected to the Citygate outlets shopping mall. 

A quick stroll through the shopping mall will bring you to the Tung Chung MTR station. From there, Disneyland is just two stops away and just around the corner is the Ngong Ping Cable Car, which is a 25 minutes trip up the hills to the Big Buddha.

Novotel Citygate Hong Kong
Credit: Novotel Citygate Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Available for a fee
Location Located near airport, Disneyland and Ngong Ping Cable Car
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
2 restaurants serving breakfasts and many dining options located in the connected Citygate shopping mall
Special themes & touches Up to 2 kids (aged 15 years old and below) stay free using existing bedding
️Play areas Outdoor pool
Babysitting servicesNot available

Address: Citygate, 51 Man Tung Rd, Tung Chung, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Tung Chung MTR Station (direct access to hotel available via Citygate Outlets)

Book your stay at Novotel Citygate Hong Kong now!

3. Harbour Grand Kowloon

Kids get a grand welcome at Harbour Grand Kowloon with the hotel’s Very Important Kid (VIK) programme. It all begins with a personalised check in, where kids get a specially designed passport, a welcome balloon and treats. There are also mini games where kids can win themselves some treats throughout their stay. At this luxurious 5-star hotel, expect to be spoilt for choice when it comes to dining, with seven restaurants to choose from. Special kid-friendly menus to whet the appetites of the VIKs are also available. 

Harbour Grand Kowloon
Credit: Harbour Grand Kowloon
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location Near Whampoa MTR Station. 8 minutes to Tsim Sha Tsui via complimentary hotel shuttle bus.
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
Kid-friendly menus at most restaurants 
Special themes & touches ‘Very Important Kids’ programme
Play areas Outdoor glass-walled pool
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hunghom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: MTR Whampoa Station (Exit D2) 

Book your stay at Harbour Grand Kowloon now!

4. Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong

Formerly known as Cosmopolitan Hotel, Dorsett Wanchai Hong Kong has recently undergone a facelift, with newly refurbished rooms and suites to welcome all guests.

What remains gold about this family-friendly hotel is their family quad room equipped with 2 queen beds, and their themed Ocean Suite will delight the kids to no end. Kids receive quite the royal treatment here, with free snack boxes, teddy bears and child-sized toiletries. For entertainment, they have at their disposal a toy cart and Wii consoles. Or they can snuggle up to some books from the mobile storybook library.

An added bonus for families is the hotel’s complimentary wine hour (for the adults!) and candy bar (the kids will go wild) every Friday. What’s more, Ocean Park is just a 15 minute shuttle bus ride away (chargeable at HK$15 per person).

Dorsett Hotel Hong Kong
Credit: Dorsett Hotel Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location Walking distance to Wan Chai and Causeway Bay. 10 minutes walk to Causeway Bay MTR Station.
Free shuttle bus service to popular dining and shopping areas available. 
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
Buffet breakfast available at a fee
Special themes & touches Family rooms with free kids’ snack boxes and teddy bears, kids bathroom amenities and a storybook library.
Play areas Not available
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 387-397 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Wan Chai MTR

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5. Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel

How about a family beach vacation in Hong Kong? Yes, you heard us right! With its beachfront location, the Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel lets you kick back and take in the views of the South China Sea from the comfort of your hotel room. It’s located quite a distance away from most attractions in Hong Kong, but there is plenty of recreational facilities nearby. Voted one of the world’s best hotels by expedia.com, this is a great choice especially if you are looking to experience another side of Hong Kong, away from the busy city. 

Kids will be spoilt for choice when it comes to playtime. There’s the “Sharks and Pirates” Adventure Zone, an indoor padded playground that even has offers indoor rock climbing, an outdoor playground, sand pit, pools with water slides and a water park right next to it and an outdoor mini train ride for children.

Sounds like an amazing family friendly hotel? We haven’t even mentioned their themed rooms! Make your family’s stay an extra special one by staying in one of the hotel’s themed rooms, with Dinosaur, Outer Space, Princess being among some of the cool themes offered.

In these themed rooms, adults and kids get their own beds. With cool beds like a princess carriage, a space rocket and even a Hong Kong tram, kids will eagerly look forward to bedtime!

Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel
Credit: Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location 25 minutes drive to downtown Tsim Sha Tsui, Tsing Yi and Tsuen Wa. 30 minutes drive to Central
Hotel shuttle bus service available for a fee
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
Singapore cuisine available at Satay Inn.
Children’s menus are available at hotel’s and nearby outdoor shopping mall’s restaurants
Special themes & touches Safari, Dinosaur, Outer Space, Pirate, Princess, Hong Kong Tram themed rooms
Play areas Indoor padded playgroud, outdoor playground, sand pit, water park, pools with water slides, outdoor mini train ride
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 1 Castle Peak Road, Gold Coast, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Tuen Mun MTR Station (It is quite a distance away, so it will be best to take the hotel’s shuttle buses instead)

Book your stay at Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel now!

6. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

With a sprawling playground and a 50m outdoor heated pool, kids will love spending time in the outdoor sanctuary of Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

This 5-star hotel is conveniently located next to the Wan Chai Ferry Pier, making it a breeze to reach downtown Tsim Sha Tsui within minutes. It is also within walking distance, or one stop via the MTR Wan Chai station, to both Central and Causeway Bay.

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Credit: Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
LocationViews of Victoria Harbour, next to Wan Chai Star Ferry Pier and MTR Wan Chai station
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining
Buffet breakfast available for a fee
Special themes & touchesNot available
Play areasOutdoor heated swimming pool, children’s pool, sprawlingplayground 
Babysitting servicesAvaila ble for a fee

Address: 1 Harbour Road Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Wanchai MTR (Exit A1 or C)

Book your stay at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong now!


7. Holiday Inn Golden Mile, Hong Kong

Your wallet will thank you if you choose to stay at Holiday Inn Golden Mile because kids stay and eat for free here. That’s some pretty hefty savings for 3 meals a day, especially if you have more than one kid on holiday with you!

Another huge plus is the hotel’s prime location right smack in the heart of downtown Tsim Sha Tsui with many great eateries around. The Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station is just down the block, the Avenue of Stars just a five-minute stroll away and the district is surrounded by many museums, including the Hong Kong Space Museum.

Holiday Inn Hong Kong
Credit: Holiday Inn Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location In the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, 5-minute walk from the Avenue of Stars                                   
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining
Kids dine for free at the hotel’s restaurant
Special themes & touches Not available
Play areas Rooftop outdoor pool
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 50 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR (Exit N5)

Book your stay at Holiday Inn Golden Mile now!

8. The Excelsior Hong Kong

The Excelsior Hong Kong is one of the most family friendly hotels in Hong Kong. Free crib or extra bed will be provided for children under 12 years old. Children toiletries like shampoo and shower foam are also available upon request.

Overlooking Victoria Harbour, this stylish hotel is located in the main shopping and dining district of Causeway Bay, great for shopping till you drop. The hotel is connected by covered walkways to two large shopping malls.

It is also located directly opposite the Noon Day Gun, a tourist attraction where a one shot salute is fired every day at noon.

Another family friendly feature is the special children’s menu in the hotel’s restaurant. While waiting for their meals, kids get a colouring book and crayons to stave off the gastric juices and get their creative juices flowing instead.

Hotel Excelsior Hong Kong
Credit: Hotel Excelsior Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free crib and extra bed for children under 12 years old
Location Causeway Bay, overlooking Victoria Harbour
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining
Kid’s menu available at hotel restaurant                                                                                                                                                            
Special themes & touches Baby shampoo and bath foam, kids colouring and crayons at restaurant
Play areas Not available
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Causeway Bay MTR (Exit D1)

Book your stay at The Excelsior Hong Kong now!

9. The Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

A luxurious five star hotel located in the Central financial district, The Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong caters mainly to business travellers and other well-heeled clientele, but spares no efforts in making the littlest of guests feel right at home.

Before your stay, provide the hotel with the names and ages of your children, and they will receive a check-in gift and personalised in-room welcome treats. Suitable toys also await your child in the hotel room, together with child-sized bathrobes and mini slippers.

When it comes to bathtime, your children will want for nothing. The hotel bathroom is stocked with children toiletries such as character toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo and bubble bath.

There are also complimentary diapers, pillows and blankets for those travelling with infants. Also available if required is a bar fridge for milk storage.

After working up an appetite at the outdoor heated infinity pool on the sixth floor, kids can choose from a variety of options on the children’s menus, available at all hotel restaurants and in-room dining.

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Credit: Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location Waterfront of Victoria Harbour. Walking distance to Hong Kong Observation Wheel, Central Star Ferry Terminal, the Central and Hong Kong MTR Stations
Breakfast & kid-friendly dining  Children’s menus available in restaurants and in-room dining service
Special themes & touches Welcome amenities. Child-sized bathrobes. Complimentary infant amenities including pillows, blankets, disposable diapers, and toiletries. Children’s menus available at restaurants and in-room dining
Play areas Heated outdoor infinity pool
Babysitting services          Available for a fee

Address: 8 Finance Street Central, Hong Kong
Nearest MTR: Central MTR (Exit A)

Book your stay at Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong now!

10. Cordis, Hong Kong

Cordis, Hong Kong is a great base from which to explore the lively Mongkok area. Formerly known as Langham Place, Hong Kong, the hotel is connected by bridge to Langham Place Shopping Mall, a major shopping centre with over 200 shopping and dining outlets.

Kids receive a warm welcome here, with personalised backpacks filled with goodies, children toothbrushes, bathrobes and slippers.

There’s also a toy and games library to keep kids entertained. Educational apps installed on free-to-use smartphones will also come in useful when kids get antsy during long waits at tourists attractions.

There’s even a kids spa menu, with services for your wee ones including a mini mani pedi and hand and foot massages.

At the rooftop swimming pool, kids get complimentary fruit ice pops. Nutritional bentos in child-size proportions are also available at the hotel’s restaurant.

Cordis Hong Kong
Credit: Cordis Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location Langham Place, Mongkok MTR, Ladies Market
Breakfast & kid-friendly dining    Nutritional child-friendly menu
Special themes & touches Personalised backpack, children toothbrushes, bathrobe and slipper, toy and games library, educational apps on smartphones, kids spa menu, free fruit ice pops for kids at swimming pool
Play areas Outdoor pool
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: 555 Shanghai Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong 
Nearest MTR: Mongkok MTR (Exit C3)

Book your stay at Cordis, Hong Kong now!

11. The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong

Over at The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong, kids will have an unforgettable adventure with the Ritz-Kids® Night Safari. A tent and lantern will be provided for children to set up camp in the luxurious comfort of their hotel room for an evening of adventure. This experience is available for room reservations of Grand Harbour Room and above, and advanced notice is required.

Other child-friendly touches include child-sized bathrobe and slippers, a mini tote and bath amenities. Children under 4 will also receive a rubber duck and door hanger.

Families will also be wowed by the panoramic views of the Victoria Harbour from this luxury hotel located on floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre in the Tsim Sha Tsui area.

The indoor infinity pool also boasts spectacular views of the waterfront through the ceiling height windows. And with wall and ceiling-mounted LCD screens displaying scenes of swaying palm trees, swimming fishes and moving clouds, guests will be transported to another world.

While there are age restrictions for many dining facilities in the hotel, children can choose from a variety of options from the children’s menu for in room dining.

Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
Credit: Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
Extra beds / cribs Free cribs; extra bed available for a fee
Location West Kowloon, MTR
Breakfast &
kid-friendly dining 
 
Kids menu available for room service                                                                                                   
Special themes & touches Ritz-Kids Night Safari experience, welcome amenities for children
Play areas Indoor infinity pool
Babysitting servicesAvailable for a fee

Address: Intl. Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Rd, West Kowloon, Hong Kong 
Nearest MTR: Kowloon MTR (Exit C1)

Book your stay at Ritz Carlton Hong Kong now!


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We hope you’ve found our checklist useful and found a great kids-friendly hotel to stay on your family vacation! Stay tuned for more family and kids-friendly travel features like this! 

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Written by Meiyue Chen

Full-time mama to two lovely little wild things who have taught me to embrace the inevitable messes, to laugh out loud at the silliest things and that being kind is often better than being right. Also, patience is indeed a virtue and an iced cold beer makes everything better.

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