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Waterscape 4th Flr 1 Bedroom w Bunks -on the beach-
Great for families
1110 Santa Rosa Blvd, Unit B418, Fort Walton Beach, FL
The price is £643 per night from 26 Mar to 27 Mar
4.9/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)
Families like: private pool, kitchen, on the beach, near the beach
Family Fun

"This was an excellent place to stay for our first family vacation. Our 2 year old enjoyed everything from the kids pool to the sandy beach. The room was very clean and exactly what we were expecting based off the pictures."…"

Reviewed on 13 Nov 2020

Waterscape 4th Flr 1 Bedroom w Bunks -on the beach-
Margaritaville Beach Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
165 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL
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4.7/5Exceptional! (988 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bike rentals
Travellers say...

"Cleanliness, social distancing measures. We enjoyed the experience overall."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020

Margaritaville Beach Hotel
SpringHill Suites by Marriott Navarre Beach
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
8375 Gulf Blvd, Navarre, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £140 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
4.6/5Exceptional! (783 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, lazy river, on the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Great staff . Great food nearby and a wonderful room with amazing views !!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2021

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Navarre Beach
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SpringHill Suites Pensacola
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
487 Creighton Road, Pensacola, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.6/5Exceptional! (599 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"It was very clean and comfortable. Place was quite and peaceful."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2021

SpringHill Suites Pensacola
Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Great for families
3 out of 5
14 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL
Free cancellation
The price is £89 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.5/5Wonderful! (982 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, lazy river, games room, on the beach
Travellers say...

"Very nice hotel, over looking the gulf!!! All staff is friendly, check in is very easy and fast. This hotel is close to everything, restaurants and bars. The only thing i dont like is now they charge 15 dollars for parking and they never used to before."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2021

Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach
Portofino Island Resort
Great for families
4 out of 5
10 Portofino Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL
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4.4/5Wonderful! (457 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kids' club, kitchen, babysitting
Travellers say...

"It was a beautiful resort with excellent amenities."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2020

Portofino Island Resort
Best Western Navarre Waterfront
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
8697 Navarre Pkwy, Navarre, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.4/5Excellent! (980 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"I liked view near this place, quite and pleasant. It had limited breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov 2020

Best Western Navarre Waterfront
Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
380 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
4.4/5Excellent! (972 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"This hotel was quite comfortable, easy to reach, accessible to many food and amusement options and a stunning beach view."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2021

Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront
Pensacola Grand Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
200 E Gregory Street, Pensacola, FL
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,856 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, laundry
surviving hurricane Sally!!

"It was a pleasant experience. I happened to be staying there when hurricane Sally hit. My room stayed fine. However, the lobby was damaged by the winds and rain, lost power and water. The staff and manager on hand were excellent. They didn’t act frazzled or anxious. They took care of matters and ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep 2020

Pensacola Grand Hotel
Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2 Via De Luna Drive, Pensacola Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £122 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
4.2/5Excellent! (1,088 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Liked room. We had an excellent view from balcony."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2021

Hampton Inn Pensacola Beach
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Pensacola West, FL
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
2607 Wilde Lake Blvd, Pensacola, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £73 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.2/5Very Good! (987 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Location was I was looking for ,I don’t have any thing else to say"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Pensacola West, FL
Hilton Pensacola Beach
Great for families
4 out of 5
12 Via De Luna Dr, Pensacola Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £98 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.1/5Very Good! (966 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, on the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"We had a great stay for 2 nights. The property has done a fabulous job providing top notch service despite rebuilding and renovation required by Hurricane Sally last year. The room and the views were super. Breakfast was delicious but they are still working out some kinks in their re-imagined post ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Hilton Pensacola Beach
Best Western Beachside Resort
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
16 Via de Luna Dr, Pensacola Beach, FL
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4/5Very Good! (1,008 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, playground, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travellers say...

"Everything was amazing will book again for a family vacation"…"

Reviewed on 17 Nov 2020

Best Western Beachside Resort
Mainstay Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
7230 Plantation Rd, Pensacola, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £86 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.9/5Very Good! (534 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, extra beds/cots, laundry
Travellers say...

"Pros:The host was friendly and informative.The room was clean,quiet and comfortable. Cons:There is no type of breakfast and the location is hard to find. A plus:There are vending machines on the premise."…"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020

Mainstay Suites
At Home Inn & Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
6550 Pensacola Boulevard, Pensacola, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £54 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
3.9/5Very Good! (1,223 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Clean room and comfy beds. No continental breakfast cuz of covid."…"

Reviewed on 20 Jan 2021

At Home Inn & Suites
Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
Great for families
3 out of 5
573 Santa Rosa Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
3.9/5Good! (1,411 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, waterslide, games room, on the beach
Travellers say...

"Stayed one night. Beds are comfy and rooms where clean."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2021

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin
The Island by Hotel RL
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Miracle Strip Parkway Southeast, 1500, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
3.8/5Good! (1,818 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, mini golf, on the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Everything was great everything was very clean will be coming back"…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2021

The Island by Hotel RL
Surf & Sand Hotel
Great for families
2 out of 5
40 Fort Pickens Road, Pensacola Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £70 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.7/5Good! (1,537 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, bike rentals, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Was able to walk to a lot of the places around me."…"

Reviewed on 23 Feb 2021

Surf & Sand Hotel
Quality Inn & Suites Pensacola Bayview
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
7601 Scenic Highway, Pensacola, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £62 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
3.7/5Good! (976 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Great location to the hwy and spacious lobby. Front desk was friendly."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan 2021

Quality Inn & Suites Pensacola Bayview
Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
1214 Miracle Strip Pkwy Se, Fort Walton Beach, FL
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £53 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
3.7/5Good! (986 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"Hotel charges an additional 100.00 as a deposit. Funds will be return in 5 to 10 business days if no damage. This should be stated on Expedia"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb 2021

Emerald Coast Inn And Suites
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Where should we stay in Pensacola?

The historic destination of Pensacola is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with the children. The beaches, entertainment and festivals are just some of the things that make this an interesting destination for family trips. Fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is located 40.1 mi (64.5 km) from the city centre. Pensacola has 203 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have a variety of choices when deciding where you should stay.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these types of accommodation:

The Island, by Hotel RL: Offers 2 outdoor pools, 5 restaurants and free parking. Guests like the overall comfort and central location at this 3-star resort.

Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach Destin – Features 2 outdoor pools, a free children's club and a restaurant. This 3-star hotel is popular with guests for its overall comfort.

Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach – Offers a lazy river, a children's pool and a restaurant. Guests like the breakfast options at this 3-star hotel.

Mainstay Suites – Offers in-room kitchens, free parking and free full breakfast. Guests like the central location and breakfast options at this 2.5-star hotel.

When should we visit Pensacola?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family holiday. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the children and head to Pensacola.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 32°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February and November, with an average temperature of 7°F
  • Driest months: May, April, December and January, with an average rainfall of 112.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, August, June and September, with an average rainfall of 170 inches

What should we see and do in Pensacola?

While you are visiting Pensacola, you and the family may want to explore some interesting spots such as Saenger Theatre, Five Flags Speedway and National Museum of Naval Aviation. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Pensacola Naval Air Station, Historic Pensacola Village and Pensacola Civic Center.

Pensacola is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Live music
  • Seafood
  • Theatre
  • Historical sites
  • Hockey
  • Festivals
  • Entertainment
  • Architecture

Getting around Pensacola

If you want to venture outside of the area, hop on a train at Pensacola Station. Pensacola may not have many public transport options to choose from so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Frequently asked questions

What's Pensacola like for family-friendly holidays?
You may want to consider the historic destination of Pensacola if you’ve been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The beaches, entertainment and museums are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family holidays. Take to the air and fly into Pensacola, FL (PNS-Pensacola Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Fort Walton Beach, FL (VPS-Northwest Florida Regional), which is located 40.1 mi (64.5 km) from the centre of Pensacola.
What's the best accommodation option for families in Pensacola?
Residence Inn by Marriott Pensacola Airport/Medical Center is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and in-room kitchens. Other choices to stay with the children include Adventures Unlimited Resort and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Pensacola West I-10.
How many family-friendly hotels should I expect to find in Pensacola?
Expedia has 190 hotels in Pensacola that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the seasonal weather like in Pensacola?
The hottest months are usually July and June, with an average temperature of 27°C, while the coldest months are January and December, with an average of 13°C. Average annual precipitation for Pensacola is 1662 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Pensacola?
While you are holidaying in Pensacola, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Saenger Theatre and Cordova Mall. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities such as Pensacola Naval Air Station, Historic Pensacola Village and Pensacola Civic Center.

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