10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Honolulu and Its Surrounding Areas

Honolulu is a family family friendly destination, so it only makes sense for 10 Best to provide travelers with the top 10 family friendly hotels around the island. Whether parents are traveling with toddlers or teenagers, they'll find an array of hotels that are ideal for families of all ages and sizes. From a Disney themed resort to a elaborate resort on Oahu's hip North Shore, there's hotels with something for everyone in the family.

Those looking to spend time in the company of kids and relatives without sacrificing the possibility of free time to can try the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Honolulu. For a location in the middle of nightlife and romantic restaurants for a night out on the town, try the Sheraton Waikiki a gorgeous ocean front resort offering both kid friendly activities and childcare.

Looking for a resort in walking distance to Waikiki's best family friendly attractions? Check into the Waikiki Beach Marriott near Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium. Meanwhile out on the surf laden North Shore is Turtle Bay Resort. This gorgeous hotel makes activities and fun top priority and families will have fun being active and enjoying their pools and waterslide.

From hotels near family surf lessons to upscale restaurants for the whole family and huge pools and waterfalls, families can take their pick from a wide selection of hotels on Oahu.

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa


The wonders of Hawaii. The magic of Disney. Perfectly placed on a beautiful beachfront cove, Aulani rests on 21 acres, with lushly detailed rooms and suites that offers kids, adults and families Hawaiian vacation experiences with a special magic...  Read More

The Kahala Hotel & Resort
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Guests will find that the water is only a short distance from the property. They will be able to visit many of the other attractions in the area as well, including Waikiki Beach, the Ala Moana Shopping Center, and Diamond Head. Shops, eateries,...  Read More



What could be a more fun element for children at a hotel than an outdoor elevator overlooking the city? Not much, and the Hawaii Prince Hotel overlooking the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor has one and is set at the gateway to Waikiki where access to the...  Read More



The Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is truly a destination within itself. Families could stay here and not need to leave the property, as the resort offers just about everything you could need for a relaxing, entertaining and fun...  Read More



Another hotel nestled in the heart of Honolulu, the Hilton Waikiki Beach offers the convenience of being close to everything a family could need. From the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head and the Waikiki Aquarium, to the calm beaches,...  Read More



When staying at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa, guests will find that they are less than three blocks from popular family attractions such as the Honolulu Zoo and the Waikiki Aquarium. They will also be able to visit the...  Read More



The Hyatt Regency Waikiki Resort & Spa looks onto Waikiki Beach which boasts often calm swimming for children, fine sand perfect for creating sand castles and surf lessons. This hotel in Honolulu is located close to many shops and family...  Read More



The Sheraton Waikiki is located in the very heart of the city, making some of the best family friendly attractions and activities conveniently close. Visitors are within walking distance of Waikiki Beach, an ideal place for swimming and sand...  Read More



Beaches, surf lessons two pools, a hot tub and even two golf courses make Turtle Bay Resort the ideal family hotel. Children and parents alike with find fascinating entertainment at the nearby Polynesian Cultural Center and can watch some...  Read More


Meet Jade Eckardt

Raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, Jade has traveled the world and doesn't intend to stop, yet the Hawaiian Islands are still her favorite place. She spent seven years living on Oahu and...  More About Jade