5 Hotels Offering In-Room Camping For Kids - Family Traveller (USA)

Hotel camping for kids? It's definitely possible at these hotels that pull out all the stops to enchant little ones during their stay.

The Peninsula | New York City

Bring the kids along for a Big Apple adventure thanks to the Camp Peninsula package, offering fun for the entire family.

An experience that can be added onto any room reservation, the adventure begins with a personalized welcome card and s’mores amenity, along with an exclusive Camp Peninsula Tent pitched right inside the suite. A picnic lunch awaits at the glass-enclosed swimming pool, where children will enjoy some of their favorite dishes after a swim high above Fifth Avenue. Children will receive their very own robe and slippers at turndown to end the day on a comfy note. The Camp Peninsula package also includes an enticing scavenger hunt, an extra special adventure for kids designed as a fun way to explore the hotel and to make young guests feel at home during their stay.

Camp Peninsula (add on US$ 150 per room for up to two children):

  • Hotel scavenger hunt
  • Picnic lunch at the pool
  • Special in-room “Camp Peninsula” Tent set up
  • Kids' welcome Amenities

Ritz-Carlton | Lake Tahoe, California

Let the Ritz-Carlton, Lake Tahoe turn a tent, a teddy bear and the tastiest s’mores into your child’s favorite family vacation memory. Designed for children ages 4 to 8, the Indoor Camp Out package brings the fun and excitement of a camping experience to the comfort of your guest room. The package includes:

  • A 3’x4’ tent complete with Ritz-Carlton linens and featherbed
  • Activity book with crayons
  • Camp light
  • Teddy bear
  • S’mores kit that can be enjoyed by the whole family at the Fire Pit.

Package is based upon availability; advance reservations are strongly recommended.

Stein Eriksen Lodge | Park City, Utah

Add this fun experience on to your next reservation. Stein Eriksen Lodge will provide all amenities needed to create an unforgettable indoor camp out for your little ones. This add on amenity is set up in your room pre-arrival and includes a cloth tent, plush toy moose, National Geographic Starry Night Lantern, and educational book. Your kids will have a blast camping in-room, then wake to explore all our Lodge and Park City have to offer for little adventurers. This is one experience your little ones will never forget!

To experience this in-room amenity, simply add the Little Explorers package onto your reservation prior to completing your booking. Package includes:

  • Canvas tent
  • Stein's plush moose stuffed animal toy
  • National Geographic Starry Night Lantern
  • Fun with Nature: Take Along Guide Book
  • Site-wide wireless Internet access

Radisson Blue Mall of America | Bloomington, Minnesota

With Radisson Blu Mall of America’s Fort Blu Kids Camping package, guests can transform their room into the ultimate camping experience complete with a projector to illuminate the guest room walls and ceiling with a starry night sky. The package also includes:

  • A kids tent to keep
  • S’more ice cream
  • Log-shaped pillows
  • A silver camping mug with carabiner
  • A dream journal

Be a Blu Kid VIP raises the bar for kid-friendly amenities with access to the hotel’s Business Class lounge, where small bites and beverages are served every evening as well as an enhanced continental breakfast, plus a Firecracker Kiddie Mocktail and a milk and cookies nightcap with kid-sized blue slippers. Turndown service includes an Adventures of Marty the Moosebook and stuffed animal for kids 12 and under.

Rancho Bernardo Inn | San Diego California

The whole family will enjoy the family fun package at Rancho Bernardo Inn. Starting at $291 per night the inn-room camping package includes:
  • One-night stay
  • $50 nightly resort credit
  • Milk & cookies welcome amenity
  • S'mores & snores (inn-room camping kit for kids)
  • Kids welcome goodie bucket
  • FREE kids Breakfast
  • Kids treasure hunt & fountains walking tour