Baltimore, Maryland Hotels And Resorts | My Family Travels
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Our guide to the best family-friendly hotels in the waterfront city of Baltimore, Maryland reviews why each one is convenient to sightseeing and the other attractions for your next family vacation. And when you get there, be sure your first stop is the Baltimore Visitor Center (877/Baltimore, 100 Light Street, 12th Floor, Baltimore, MD, 21202), conveniently located in the heart of the Inner Harbor near the Maryland Science Center.

Baltimore's Inner Harbor

The Inner Harbor is a focal point for tourists who want to visit the National Aquarium, the Maryland Science Museum and take in an Orioles game at Camden Yards. It offers a huge choice of accommodations, so we'll note some favorites:

Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor
110 South Eutaw Street (at Pratt Street)
Baltimore, MD 21201
800/228-9290; 410/962-0202
Situated across the street from Camden Yards and a short walk to all the Inner Harbor attractions, this 524-room hotel offers an indoor pool with whirlpool. Check with them for special weekend packages.

Brookshire Suites
120 East Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
866/583-4162 or 410/625-1300
Offering 97 rooms and suites, this is a good choice for families needing to spread out a bit, especially if you bring Fluffy or Fido, who are welcome to come along. There is no pool, but there is an exercise room, and rates include a full breakfast.

Days Inn Inner Harbor
100 Hopkins Place (between Lombard and Pratt Streets)
Baltimore, MD 21201
800/DAYS-INN or 410/576-1000
It's a two or three-block walk to the Inner Harbor from this well-priced hotel. A heated outdoor pool, fitness center, patio courtyard and TVs with Nintendo offer something for everyone.

Holiday Inn Inner Harbor
300-301 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
888/HOLIDAY or 410/685-3500
Also very close to Camden Yards and a short walk to Harborplace. Cool off in the indoor pool, or warm up in the sauna.

Homewood Suites, Baltimore
625 South President Street
Baltimore, MD  21202
888/429-7481, 410/234-0999
A total of 165 studio and one-bedroom suites gives you room to spread out and is the ideal base for a family who stays a week.  Features include a complimentary hot breakfast, evening room service, complimentary internet access, and laundry facilities,  The hotel is near Little Italy, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the National Aquarium and Fells Point.

Hyatt Regency Baltimore
300 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
800/233-1234 or 410/528-1234
Stroll across the skywalks to the Inner Harbor or to the Convention Center from this glass-walled, elegant hotel, the first built in the restored Inner Harbor neighborhood. Like a resort in a city, there is an outdoor pool with a sundeck, jogging track, tennis and basketball courts and a health club. All the business facilities you could want are here.

Royal Sonesta Harbor Court
550 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
800/824-0076
Formerly of the Intercontinental franchise, this luxury hotel is steps from the Inner Harbor and all its attractions. The Royal Sonesta offers 195 guest rooms/suites, most with great views of the city.  As you would expect, the service is excellent.

Marriott Renaissance Harborplace Hotel
202 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202
800/535-1201 or 410/547-1200
Part of the huge Gallery at Harborplace complex, the hotel shares space with an office tower and a shopping mall with restaurants. Very good-sized rooms accommodate families comfortably, and many rooms have excellent views. Amenities include an indoor pool, whirlpool, sauna, courtyard and exercise facilities.

Sheraton Baltimore City Center Hotel
101 West Fayette Street
800/325-3535 or 410/752-1100
This huge hotel is Maryland's largest and is popular for conventions. There is an outdoor pool and pets less than 25 lbs. are welcome to share your room.
 


Downtown Baltimore

Tremont Plaza Hotel
222 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, MD 21202
410/727-2222
An all-suite property with accommodations ranging from studios (with 2 beds and kitchenettes), to small suites (with a separate bedroom and living room with sleeper sofa, table and chairs, full bath and a kitchenette) to larger suites (with 2 full bedrooms, 2 baths, a living room with sofa bed, a dining area and kitchenette). Some units have full kitchens.

Admiral Fell Inn
888 South Broadway
Historic Fell's Point
Baltimore, MD 21231
800/248-5086 or 410/422-7377
This historic property comprised of eight buildings (some dating from 1790) is at the center of the Fell's Point, America's oldest maritime community. Rooms in this boutique hotel are furnished with Victorian and Federal-style antiques and rates include a European-style breakfast. The Admiral Fell Inn is pet-friendly.

BWI Airport

Embassy Suites
1300 Concourse Drive
Linthicum, MD 21090
410/850-0747
This all-suite property located 7 miles from downtown, offers a separate bedroom and living room with a pull-out sofabed, and is a popular choice for families. Included in the rates is a complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast and nightly manager's reception. Amenities include a pool, whirlpool and fitness center.

 


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