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Best Los Angeles and Anaheim Hotels for Large Families

by Leap on November 11, 2023
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Best Los Angeles and Anaheim Hotels for Large FamiliesSometimes it seems that the world is designed for a family of four. But not all families fit in that box of two adults and two kids. Or, you might be making a trip with extended family and have more adults and kids bunking up together than usual. When your larger family takes a vacation, it helps to find that perfect hotel that fits everyone comfortably for the most affordable price without having to book adjoining rooms. That's why your frog friends are here to share some of the best Los Angeles hotels for larger families. Since Disneyland is one of the most visited attractions near LA, we are including hotels in the Anaheim area in our list as well.

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families

These Los Angeles area hotels can offer you the space (and maybe even the entertainment) you need for your large family. Since all frog squads have their own unique needs, we've picked hotels with a wide range of amenities and price points. Let's hop to it!

LA Hotels for Big Families

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Courtyard Water SlidesFour Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills (as low as $979 a night) — This luxurious hotel is within walking distance of Rodeo Drive and about 30 minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood. Suites can accommodate up to six people.

Residence Inn Beverly Hills — With two-bedroom suites, a kitchen and two bathrooms, a family of six can spread out and save money with the complimentary breakfast. The hotel is 1 mile from Rodeo Drive and centrally located to Los Angeles attractions.

LA Hotels for Big Families Near Universal Studios

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Hilton USH

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City (as low as $240 a night) — This hotel is within walking distance of Universal Studios. Don't want to walk? You can take the free shuttle! For a larger family, reserve the one-bedroom suite, with two queen beds and a queen sofa sleeper in the separate living area. The hotel has an excellent breakfast buffet to fuel up before you start your day. Book a breakfast package to get complimentary breakfast for two ... and don't froget that kids 5 and under eat for free with adults! You can take a break from the theme park to cool off in the pool or gather around the fire pits at night.

Hotels for Big Families Near Disneyland

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Courtyard

Courtyard Anaheim Theme Park Entrance (as low as $257 a night) — The Courtyard Marriott is within walking distance of Disneyland. The oversized room sleeps six comfortably, with two queen beds and a set of bunk beds. If you have several little tadpoles, they can bunk up together (Sleepover! Fun!). The bathroom works well for a group, with one large open sink and a mirror area with two separate doors. One leads to a shower and toilet, and the other leads to a bathtub and toilet. Plus, the kid-friendly waterslides, pool and splash area are a nice bonus. Ask for a room with a view of the fireworks to add some extra sparkle to your visit.

Another hotel that is just across the street from Disneyland can accommodate parties of up to six. The affordable Best Western Plus Park Place Inn has mini-suites. Rooms have a microwave and mini fridge. Get a double queen with a sofa sleeper to accommodate your family. Save money on breakfast with the complimentary full breakfast. Parking has a fee per night, but you have no need to pay for parking at Disneyland because you can just hop across the street. You may need to move your car after check-out if you plan to visit theme parks that day.

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Homewood Suites

Homewood Suites by Hilton Anaheim Convention Center (as low as $174 a night) — This all-suites hotel has a lot to offer a large group at an affordable price point. The larger family suites have bunk beds and a sofa bed. You can save on food costs with the included daily buffet breakfast. Plus, adults can fill up on small plates and wine at the complimentary evening social Monday through Thursday. The hotel has guest laundry facilities, a gym and grills outside in case you want to BBQ. Suites also feature fully-equipped kitchens. With a pool, arcade, game room, putting green and basketball court, this is a good hotel for families who like to play. We like this hotel for trips with extended family because there are so many fun places to hang out together.

Best Los Angeles and Anaheim Hotels for Large Families - Desert Palms exterior

Desert Palms Hotel & Suites (as low as $203) has a variety of rooms that work for larger families, including a two-bedroom suite, suites with bunk beds and site with kitchens.

Best Los Angeles and Anaheim Hotels for Large Families - Desert Palms Kitchen

It's about a 10-minute walk from Disneyland and does not require crossing any major intersections to get to Disneyland. It's conveniently located on the corner of Harbor and Katella, with shops and restaurants nearby. Save money with the daily free breakfast!

Cambria Hotel & Suites has suites with a larger fridge, microwave and sink in the mini kitchen, bunk beds (or a second queen) and a pull-out couch. The outdoor pool has water park slides, a children's pool, a splash zone, firepits and BBQ grills. Enjoy the movie wall and free breakfast buffet. Each room and suite has a private bathroom that includes two showers and one tub. It's a farther walk to the parks, but you can walk to the Toy Story Lot to take a bus to the park or get a ride service for just a couple dollars.

Hotel Indigo (as low as $264) Sleep up to six with two queens and a sleeper sofa in the family studio or 1-bedroom suite. Connecting rooms are available. Get extra savings if you are purchasing discount theme park tickets from Undercover Tourist at the same time! It's about a 15- to -20-minute walk to Disneyland. Save more with free parking and a Keurig in-room. This hotel has a pool and fitness center. There are many shops and restaurants within walking distance.

Springhill Suites Anaheim Resort/Convention Center — This hotel's suites have a separate living space with a sofa bed, and the Family Suite can sleep up to seven! We like saving extra green by enjoying their free hot breakfast (more money for churros later!). It’s about a 15-minute walk to Disneyland.

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Springhill Suites Marriott

Springhill Suites Anaheim Maingate (as low as $175 a night) — This all-suite hotel is close to Disneyland, and offers a free hot breakfast so that the whole family can start their day with full frog tummies before hopping to the theme parks. You can walk to the parking garage shuttle or Downtown Disney. It’s about an 18-minute walk to Downtown Disney, and then an additional 10 minutes to the park entrance from there. The two queen suites sleep up to eight people! The two queen studios sleep up to six with a sofa bed.

Doubletree Suites by Hilton Hotel Anaheim (as low as $177 a night) — With two queen beds and a sofa bed, these suites work well for families of six. Plus, the whole family gets to enjoy chocolate chip cookies upon check-in! Yum.

Residence Inn Anaheim Resort Area — This hotel is located about a mile and a half from Disneyland, so it's a little further but it's newer. You can take the bus. It offers two-bedroom suites that sleep up to six people. Enjoy kid suites with bunks and separate baths. Get a free hot breakfast before hitting the theme parks and take the kids to the on-site Pizza Hit Express later. The tadpoles will enjoy the kids club, basketball court, game room, pool and kiddie pool on the property. It's also pet-friendly.

Staybridge Suite Anaheim at the Park (as low as $243 a night) — This location has accommodations that can sleep up to seven people. It's about a 15-minute walk to Disneyland or you can take the bus. Save on meals with a full kitchen, including a refrigerator, microwave, and stove with pots, pans, silverware and plates. Enjoy a daily complimentary hot breakfast buffet. Plus it has a social on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights with complimentary food, beer, wine and soda. On-site self-laundry facilities are available for guests.

Anaheim Majestic Garden Hotel (as low as $132 a night) — This hotel has a Royal Junior Suite that sleeps six. The hotel offers a free shuttle to Disneyland. Frog families will enjoy the game room, guest laundry, story times, movie nights and a toadally awesome view of the Disneyland fireworks.

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge Anaheim/Garden Grove (as low as $138 a night) — This hotel is all about families. It's a destination itself! With over 600 suites, you can get a room that houses up to eight people. The tadpoles won’t want to leave this hotel. With has an indoor water park, arcade, bowling alley, mini golf, MagiQuest adventure, laser maze and more.

Best Los Angeles Hotels for Large Families - Disneyland Hotel water slides

Disneyland Resort Hotels — Disneyland has three hotels on the property. Did you know you can now save money when booking a room at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, Disneyland Hotel or Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel through Undercover Tourist? You can book standard rooms that sleep up to five people. We recently stayed at Paradise Pier, and our couch was a twin day bed. For larger groups, the hotels have suites that sleep up to 12 or 13 people. Be sure to hop to it and book early! The rooms and suites are pricier than other nearby hotels, but there are magical perks and benefits to staying at a Disneyland Resort hotel. Plus, you can take advantage of Early Entry entry into either theme park 30 minutes before the park opens, fun resort activities and pools with waterslides.

Traveling with a large family can get expensive. Are you looking to visit theme parks such as Disneyland and Universal Studios? You can get a jump on some hoppin' deals when buying discount tickets for theme parks and other Los Angeles attractions through Undercover Tourist. You'll find more resources and tips through our Los Angeles Planning Guide.

Related: 6 Reasons to Stay Near Disneyland on Your Next Trip

Related: Where to Stay in Los Angeles with Kids

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