6 New Year’s Eve Hotel Deals for Families
Ring in New Year’s with the whole family this year at these hotels offering fun for the whole family:
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa | Austin, TX
Sofitel New York | New York, NY
For a New Year’s Eve celebration in New York City that has the entire family in mind, Sofitel New York is the place to be. This year, the Midtown Manhattan hotel with a decidedly French accent is hosting a New Year’s Eve celebration that’s all about the kids. Families can plan to ring in 2019 with fun and activities for all.
New Year’s Eve dinner at Gaby Brasserie Francaise will be served in two seatings. The first seating, “A Children’s New Year’s Eve” kicks off at 5 p.m. and is priced at $185 per person plus tax and gratuity. Children 12 and under eat for free with a paying adult from a children’s menu. For an additional $45 children can enjoy an elevated dining menu.
At 7:30 p.m. a children’s New Year’s Eve Countdown will ensue in the hotel’s Private Dining Room. There, the kids can watch movies and enjoy treats from a candy bar. The first seating wraps up at 8 p.m. and all children will depart with goodie bags.
Emerald View Resorts | Panama City Beach, FL
Young kids (and those who are still young at heart) will love the New Year’s Eve spirit at Panama City Beach. The streets of Pier Park shut down and families can enjoy free live music, entertainment, fireworks. Plus, the main event is a fun Beach Ball Drop, featuring 10,000 beach balls raining down from above.
There are separate Beach Ball Drops at both 8pm and midnight. Families with young children can take part in the earlier drop or parents and teens can ring in the New Year at the official time.
Emerald View Resorts offer families New Year’s 2019 Vacation Rate Specials where one bedroom condos start as low as $129 per night.
Omni Charlottesville Hotel | Charlottesville, VA
The First Night Family Package at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel makes New Year’s Eve fun for the whole family.
The package includes use of the indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center. For the big midnight moment, one bottle of Champagne or sparkling cider to toast is included, plus milk and cookies for the kids. Early and late check out are also included so you can make the most of your stay.
Available Dec. 28, 2018 to Jan. 3, 2019.
LEGOLAND California Resort | Carlsbad, CA
Families won’t want to mis the Kids’ New Year’s Party at LEGOLAND California Resort.
“Midnight” comes early for families at LEGOLAND California Resort, so young kids can still make their bedtimes. But having the event earlier doesn’t make it any less fun.
LEGOLAND California re-creates the Times Square ball drop with a giant LEGO brick falling 22 feet in the air. The event also includes live music and fireworks.
Wild Dunes Resort | Charleston, SC
For the parents looking to sneak off for a night on their own, try this romantic getaway at Wild Dunes Resort.
Available December 29, 2018- January 1, 2019, couples can book the resort’s New Year’s Eve Escape package that includes nightly resort accommodations, a special New Year’s Eve dinner for two at Coastal Provisions and tickets to Wild Dunes Resort’s New Year’s Eve Celebration with a DJ, dancing and champagne toast at midnight. And for the perfect romantic finish it also includes champagne and chocolate covered strawberries in the room.
Starting at $383/night for a two-night stay and $322/night for a three-night stay.