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6 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Kansas City

Families visiting Kansas City have plenty of lodging options to consider, from downtown hotels to resorts catering to family fun. Have an incredible family vacation enjoying Kansas City’s top attractions and book a stay at one of these top family-friendly hotels.

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Great Wolf Lodge

One of the best family-friendly resorts in Kansas City is Great Wolf Lodge. Like the other Great Wolf Lodge locations found around the country, Great Wolf Lodge Kansas City is also home to an impressive indoor water park. No matter what time of year you visit, families can enjoy the indoor water park, which stays at a balmy 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Admission to the water park is included in your hotel stay. Families with young children should consider booking one of the kid-friendly suites, decorated to a theme and equipped with bunk beds. Aside from the water park, families should also take advantage of the other fun amenities found here too, like mini-golf and arcade games.

Four Points by Sheraton Kansas City Airport Four Points by Sheraton Kansas City Airport
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Four Points by Sheraton Kansas City Airport

Four Points by Sheraton Kansas City Airport is perfect for families looking for a great place to stay near the airport. Enjoy some family time at the outdoor pool and barbecue area. Families can enjoy taking the complimentary shuttle that travels to and from the airport. Free in-room Wi-Fi will also keep the kids entertained after a long day exploring the sites of Kansas City.

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Crossroads Hotel

Crossroads Hotel is a perfect place to stay for families with teens or older children. This swanky hotel is found in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City. Families will love exploring the area, which is packed with art galleries, shops, and local eateries. However, the hotel itself is a great place to hang out too. If it’s in the budget, consider booking the Pendergast Suite, which has a pool table in the living space, making it a perfect spot to enjoy some family time together.

The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center
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The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center

For families looking for an upscale lodging option in the heart of Kansas City, consider The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. The main draw for families is the location since it’s within walking distance of family-friendly attractions like SEA LIFE Kansas City, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Kansas City, and several museums like the National WWI Museum and Memorial and the Money Museum. After a day exploring the nearby sites, take the kids to the outdoor pool.

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
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Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center

Another great hotel for families in Crown Center is Sheraton Kansas City Hotel. This Sheraton location, like the Westin, is within walking distance of popular family-friendly attractions in downtown Kansas City. Families staying at this Sheraton location regularly take advantage of the outdoor pool located on the fourth floor. When hunger strikes, take the kids to Spectators, an on-site American eatery that serves up classic dishes and Kansas City barbeque.

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Worlds of Fun Village

Worlds of Fun Village offers a fun time for the entire family. This last lodging option for families in Kansas City is not a hotel but a village of cabins, cottages, and RV sites located near the Worlds of Fun amusement park. Families staying in the Worlds of Fun Village should take advantage of the discounted tickets to the Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun amusement parks.

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