There’s so much to do in Holland for families with children, whether it be a trip to a child-friendly museum, a stroll through one of the country’s many stunning parks or a family outing to the beach. Of course, a welcoming place to relax and call your own is just as important as the attractions. Luckily, Holland caters to every family’s needs with a wealth of child-friendly hotels to choose from.
- Let these child-friendly hotels take care of all the necessities for a relaxing family vacation.
- Stay in a beachside hotel and make the most of Holland's stunning coastal attractions.
- Learn, laugh and let go in the country's museums, amusement parks and family-friendly attractions.
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From an excitement-packed visit to one of Holland’s zoos to a day of water sports at one of its renowned beaches, there’s no shortage of attractions for the little ones. But keeping the kids entertained is only part of a fantastic vacation. Choosing the perfect family-friendly hotel will not only afford you more peace of mind, but ensure you have tons of fun options right on your doorstep.
Child-friendly hotels near Holland's beaches
WestCord Strandhotel Seeduyn
Just a stone’s throw away from the beach, this four-star hotel in Vlieland – the farthest Wadden Island from the mainland – has everything vacationing families could ask for. Not only is there a children’s pool, playground and an arcade, but there’s also a free dedicated kids’ club. The hotel doesn’t just cater for the little ones: there are countless activities for grown-ups and teenagers too, including an all-year swimming pool, multiple bars and lounges, a nightclub and a full-service spa. The hotel enjoys some truly picturesque views of the North Sea, and it’s just one kilometer away from the ferry.
Beach Hotel Zoutelande
This beachside hotel is in Zeeland, a province that boasts over 650 kilometers of natural, family-friendly beaches. Well-equipped for families, the hotel offers baby beds as an optional extra. Bringing a canine companion? The hotel is more than happy to accommodate dogs and other pets. The establishment is located right behind the dunes of Zoutelande beach, so there’s no need for a heated pool here. Just be sure to grab some ice-cream, a drinks cooler and those all-important bucket-and-spade sets.
CenterParcs Strandhotel Zandvoort
Ideal for active families with children of all ages, not only is this hotel located incredibly close to the beach, it offers free access to water park Aqua Mundo and the covered sands of the Beach Factory – so no need to worry about poor weather ruining your vacation. Guests can also make use of the facilities at the main resort park, which include an arcade, bowling, ping pong and mini golf. With so many family-friendly activities on offer, the kids will never be bored.
Child-friendly hotels in Amsterdam
Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam
This hotel has it all for vacationists with young ones, with its selection of family rooms (one double bed and two single beds per room), family suites (for a home away from home), and a dedicated children’s menu (from which kids dine for free)! Cribs can be requested from reception if necessary, and the Anne Frank House, Dam Square and Ripley’s Believe It or Not! are just a couple of streets away.
Bilderberg Hotel Jan Luyken
Housed in a number of 19th-century mansions, this hotel sits between Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter and the Vondelpark, providing easy access to the area’s many child-friendly museums and the wide open spaces of the park. Babysitting can be arranged, cribs are available and there is even a small playground nearby.
Sofitel Legend the Grand Amsterdam
This award-winning luxury five-star hotel is located in the heart of Amsterdam and promises to be as much of a delightful adventure for kids as it is for adults. It provides all the necessary amenities for parents with young children, including cribs, kid-sized towels, children’s toiletries, a swimming pool and babysitting services.
Explore the expansive beaches of Holland, which are dotted with many superb spots to soak up the sun, swim, kite surf or try out other wind and water sports. Walking, cycling and exploring nature in the dunes is also a fantastic way to spend your day. Or if you want to take it easy with the kids, there are countless beach cafés and pavilions that are well-stocked in favorites like fish and chips and ice cream, with large terraces from which you can sit back and watch them play.