Hipmunk Hotels: Amazing Child-Friendly hotels in Des Moines, Rockford and more

By Nicole Brewer

With Spring Break quickly approaching, it is getting close to that time for parents to plan their escapes with the little ones. If you are in the Detroit or Chicago area like where I grow up and lived, then you may be considering a visit to some of the surrounding Great Lakes cities like Des Moines or Champaign, Illinois for some family fun out. If you are looking for child-friendly hotels in the region, then check this list of amazing hotels that are suitable for your needs.

Feel Right at Home at the Residence Inn Des Moines Downtown

The Residence Inn Des Moines is ideally situated in the heart of downtown. It is only a few minutes drive from the Science Center of Iowa, so it is a great option to have some educational family fun out with children. The hotel is also pet-friendly, so you can enjoy the entire family including the dog or cat here. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool and fitness center. The entire family can feel relaxed in the suites that feature full kitchens, a living room, and free Wi-Fi.

Affordable Conveniences at the Residence Inn by Marriott Rockford

The pet-friendly Residence Inn by Marriott Rockford is a great family-friendly hotel. It is situated near local attractions like Anderson Japanese Gardens, Magic Waters Water Park, and the Burpee Museum of Natural History. Hotel amenities include an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, laundry facilities, and a fireplace in the lobby. Rooms feature luxuries such as free Wi-FI, complimentary newspapers, and fully stocked kitchens including utensils and other amenities great for families.


Budget-Friendly Aloft Chicago- O’Hare  

Aloft Chicago-O’Hare is perfectly situated near the Chicago O’Hare airport. It is located in the MB Financial Park, near to the Fashion Outlets of Chicago, Zanies Comedy Club, and many more family friendly attractions. It is pet-friendly and offers great amenities like onsite childcare, an onsite lounge, pool, and a fitness center. Relax in the cozy rooms, which offers a workstation with an ergonomic desk chair as well as a bathroom featuring a huge shower and luxurious bathing amenities.

Enjoy Contemporary Style at Hyatt Place Champaign-Urbana

The modern Hyatt Place Champaign-Urbana is located near a train station making it easy for tourist to see nearby attractions.  Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, a business center, a fitness center, and it is pet friendly. Rooms feature luxurious pillowtop beds with premium linens and MP3 docking stations. Guests also do not have to worry about transport back to the airport, as an airport shuttle is available.

Family-Friendly Springhill Suites Peoria Westlake

The affordable Springhill Suites Peoria Westlake is a great choice for a stay in Peoria. It features activities for children, a spa, a fitness center, and a business center. Rooms include flat screen TVs, sofa beds and refrigerators, making it suitable for family travel with kids.

So if you are a looking for a contemporary hotel in Champaign, Illinois or a more affordable choice in Rockford or Des Moines, we got you covered with these kid-friendly hotel options.

**This is a sponsored post opportunity via Hipmunk with their #HipmunkHotels Project. The content is my own.**

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