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How to Find Out if Your Hotel Is Truly Family-Friendly

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Almost every hotel says that they’re “family friendly,” but these hotels actually incorporate ideas into their rooms that make life easier for the family.

The furniture on Disney Cruise Line’s cabins all have rounded edges, acknowledging the small children on board.

The Nickelodeon Family Suites by Holiday Inn provides child-proofing kits upon request, including doorknob covers, electrical outlet covers, and drawer latches.

The Embassy Suites in Times Square converted two floors of their suites to accommodate family safety.

Changes include plastic dishes and tableware, low tables with soft plastic corners, a removable plastic bumper around the tub, and childproof latches on appliances.

Doubletree Inn offers similar child- and baby-proofed rooms that are stocked with emergency baby supplies.

The Radisson Suite Resort on Sand Key offers suites, which are equipped with a safety net on the balcony, safety latches on the door, and a convertible crib-playpen and high chair.

So ask not what your hotel can do for you, ask your hotel what it can do for your kids.

Learn more in our Family Travel section.

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