Our Top 6 Kid Friendly Hotels in the U.K. and Ireland

Summer is on our doorstep and we know kids and adults alike are ready for some much-needed fun in the sun.

However, we know that traveling with little ones can be stressful even at the best of times. That’s why we’ve put together this short guide to our top kid-friendly hotels in the U.K. and Ireland. Not only are these Blu hotels located in some amazing destinations, they’re packed with fun activities and surprises that are sure to put a smile on even the grumpiest little one’s face.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Edinburgh

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Explore the Gothic city of Edinburgh and come back to a hotel that’s bursting with fun things to do for the kiddies. From a Global Explorer Pack that includes crayons, a coloring book, and kid’s currency, to PlayStation 4s for hire, the Blu in Edinburgh has something to entertain the kids no matter what their age.

Radisson Blu Hotel, London Portman

Stop by Hamleys Toy Store or say ‘hello’ to Nemo at the London Aquarium, then return to the Radisson Blu in London for a Global Explorer Kid’s Menu and Explorer pack to help wind down after a adventure-filled day! Did we mention kids under 16 stay free?

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo

Located on the stunning Wild Atlantic Way on Ireland’s West Coast, the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Sligo is perfect for those families who love the great outdoors.  After you’re done horseback riding or visiting the country’s largest bird of prey center, you and the kids can have a splash in the kid specific pool and take advantage of the swimming lessons that are offered!

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Limerick

With a professional babysitter (all babysitters are Garda vetted) service available, it’s not just the kids that get to enjoy themselves. Spend a romantic evening with your partner, or just a great night out catching up with old friends, and know your children are safe and sound.

Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork

With family-friendly rooms, an on-site playground, and special children’s swimming hours (08:00 – 19:00 daily), the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa, Cork is perfect for the entire family. Don’t worry if the sun refuses to shine either, this Blu has DVDs and board games to rent in case of a wash out.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham

Want the comforts of separate spaces while enjoying the perks of a hotel stay? The Radisson Blu Hotel, Durham offers families interconnecting rooms so parents – and kids – can enjoy their own space.  It’s the perfect place to enjoy sweet dreams after a day filled with fun and adventure!

We’ve been on the lookout for a Mini CEO (Chief Entertainment Officer)! Entries for this year have now closed but stay tuned to follow our little friends on their journey (and ultimately their winners holiday to Gran Canaria) and start planning your entry for next year’s edition!

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