If you are looking for a stay in Las Vegas with small children then you have hit the jackpot with the Four Seasons Hotel. The majority of hotels on the strip have well over 3500 rooms (15 of the 25 worlds largest hotels are on the strip), and navigating your way around can be challenging with children in tow. With just 424 rooms spread over 5 floors, natural light, and no casino, the Four Seasons offers a peaceful oasis for travel with children in the heart of a city which is ultimately for adults.
The Four Seasons Las Vegas The Four Seasons Calming Exterior
Intimately positioned over the Mandalay Bay, residing on floors 35 to 39, with its own private entrance, the Four Seasons is well located. This South strip location is ideal for families as it is within walking distance to some of the top child friendly attractions. Shark Reef aquarium is housed in the Mandalay Bay and neighbouring hotels include the Luxor, Excalibur, New York New York and MGM Grand.
Las Vegas, Looking South towards the Mandalay Bay. Within the Mandalay
Upon arrival at the Four Seasons your children will be welcomed with a plate sized cookie, complete with their name, a welcome distraction whilst you check in. The rooms are very spacious and the hotel thoughtfully provides the softest of mini robes, slippers and children's organic toiletries for a refresh after your trip. For you, there are l'Occitane products, robes on hand and a newly renovated forbes spa on site for some pampering should you find the time. The rooms with a view of the strip are well worth the extra investment and your children will be mesmerised at the night time sight.
View of the Strip from the Four Seasons
After a day of sightseeing in the desert heat, the Four Seasons offers an oasis in the form of a palm tree fringed pool and a pretty shaded terrace. Whilst the pool does not offer a childrens area there is a lifeguard always on duty to help keep watch. The pool also has an attendant on hand offering jugs of ice water and fresh fruit at regular intervals. If the children still need more adventure they can cool off at the mandalay beach 11 acre water park. Four seasons guests have free access to the 3 pools, 'beach' with 2700 tons of sand, wave machine and even a lazy river.
The Four Seasons Pool Las Vegas The Four Seasons Pool
The Four Seasons has 2 restaurants, Charlie Palmer steak house or Veranda an excellent Italian with outdoor seating, under the palm trees. Veranda offers a children's menu with options such as oven fired pizza, pasta and amazing antipasti and the shaded terrace with fairy lights by the pool is a great family friendly dining space. Breakfast is also taken here and caters to all tastes, served a'la carte with a buffet option at weekends. The youngest of children are well provided for with high chairs available, colouring books and crayons.
Evening Dining at Veranda Shaded Terrace Veranda Breakfast Pancakes at Veranda
The intimate size of the Four Seasons along with it's world famous service, offers a haven to families staying in a city which is larger than life. Elegant surroundings, Attention to detail and proving bigger is not better the Four Seasons is a safe bet.
This post is not sponsored and all views are our own based on our recent family travels with our 6 and 3 year old children. Thank you The Four Seasons for use of some images. All other images are copyright of Snowballs and Sandcastles Ltd.