Vibe: A playground for adults and kids alike. Setting: The heart of Amsterdam’s fashionable Eastern Docklands area, just 10 minutes from the thriving city centre.

Why parents love it: There’s a relaxed atmosphere, installation art, and tasty food in the extraordinary gallery-style restaurant (which also serves kids’ dishes).

Why kids love it: The play area with toys, games and a dressingup box, plus some rooms have swings! Out and about, take a boat along the canals or expand minds at the NEMO museum.

Find out more: i-escape.com

READER OFFER: 5 nights for the price of 4 (max 10 nights); from £33 per room per night.