Finding a child-friendly hotel can be trickier than it sounds. While most hotels allow kids, not many of them go out of their way to actively welcome them.
But if you're a parent, you don't need us to tell you that keeping the kids occupied and happy on holiday is pretty much the only important criteria on a family holiday.
So we're very pleased to reveal the top hotels in the world that make both kids and their parents, courtesy of TripAdvisor in its Travellers' Choice Awards.
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Top spot goes to the Cavallino Bianco Family Spa Grand Hotel in Ortisei in Italy. This luxury Hotel is exclusive to families with children and provides a host of child care services to families during their stay including games and entertainment aimed at every age group.
One reviewers of the hotel raves: "If you want to enjoy a magnificent view, great living conditions, amazing food and great and safe activities for your children, this is the place to go". Another says:
"if you have kids, this hotel is the perfect solution. Food is excellent all along and the mini club amazing."
Take a look at the slideshow below to see the top ten best family hotels around the world.