Some hotels go above and beyond when it comes to welcoming kids. They even work to incorporate favorite television and movie characters. From a fully decked out Thomas the Tank Engine suite to a luxe villa inspired by SpongeBob’s pineapple abode, here are five hotels and resorts that feature technicolor-approved decor, activities, and more.
Thomas the Tank Engine Suite at the New York Hilton Midtown
Thomas the Tank Engine is pulling into New York and launching an exclusive themed suite at New York Hilton Midtown. From August 1 – September 4, the iconic hotel welcomes families to an over-the-top Thomas & Friends suite fully decked out with premium toys, themed bedding, feature scenes, and more to create a toy themed wonderland.
The package includes a suite for two adults and two children, toys, books an exclusive preview of the yet to be released DVD The Great Race, and more. Prices start at $550 and include breakfast. For more info or to book, choo-choo to hilton.com.
Ghostbusters Package at the Hilton New Orleans
If you aren’t afraid of ghosts, check out the Hilton New Orleans Riverside “Ghost of a Good Time” package for the ultimate ghost-bustin’ experience. Starting at $170 per night and running through September 16, the package includes two tickets for a local ghost tour, two tickets to the Ghostbusters™ movie, a collection of ghost stories, $30 dining credit – with the possibility of an uninvited dinner guest, two Ecto Cooler green cocktails at Public Belt, “Marshmallow Man” dessert and a downloadable Ghostbusters™ themed Spotify playlist. Travelers can book online here.
Hunger Games Package at at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square and Parc 55 San Francisco
Harry Potter Package at Universal Orlando
Universal Orlando, with its very own Wizarding World of Harry Potter, offers a four-night Harry Potty themed package for families looking to experience all the thrills and chills of the wizarding life. In addition to accommodations, the package includes a 3-day park-to-park theme park admission, breakfast at the Leaky Cauldron, breakfast at the Three Broomsticks, early park admission to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter one hour before the theme park opens to the public, one Shutterbutton’s photography studio session in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter (Diagon Alley) and more. Check rates and availability here.
SpongeBob’s Pineapple Super Villa at the Nick Resort in Punta Cana
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? SpongeBob…and you! Inspired by the unique home of SpongeBob SquarePants, the Nick Resort in Punta Cana features a sumptuous villa in the form of a 2-bedroom/3-bath…Pineapple! Though it’s not underwater, the décor is decidedly Bikini Bottom-inspired, with a signature infinity pool just outside your door. Learn more about this sponge-worthy villa at nickresortpuntacana.com.