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Best Hotels for Families in Vancouver, WA

Are you looking for the best hotels for families to stay in Vancouver, WA? Well, we are here to help! Vancouver, Washington has been rapidly growing and is certainly becoming its own city, especially with the new waterfront development. With just a quick drive over the Columbia River, Vancouver has easy access to Portland International Airport making it a desired location along with its big brother to the south, Portland, Oregon.

The City of Vancouver has over 160,000 residents as of 2019 which does not include the connected, outlying communities (Camas, Ridgefield, Washougal, etc).

If you are looking to visit Vancouver soon, there are plenty of great hotels (even new hotels) popping up all over the city. Here is a look at the best places to stay in Vancouver, Washington:

Best Hotels for Families in Vancouver, Washington

The Heathman Lodge – 7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, Washington

Located near the Vancouver Mall and Hwy 500 / I-205 and just 15 minutes for the Portland Airport. It is not to be confused with it’s sister hotel, The Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland. The Heathman Lodge makes you feel right at home as soon as you enter the rustic grand lodge. The hotel has 20 deluxe suites along with 182 guest rooms and a great on-site restaurant that caters to families. Hudson’s restaurant and bar focuses on Pacific Northwest cuisine. Plus, their Happy Hour is sure to please any traveler. The kids will enjoy the their indoor pool and hot tub. This is one of our favorite and best places to stay in Vancouver.

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Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA
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Hilton Vancouver Washington – 301 W 6th St, Vancouver, WA 98660

Located in downtown Vancouver and across the street from Esther Short Park and Vancouver’s Farmer Market. It is also within walking distance to many locally owned restaurants, shops, entertainment and public transit. The water feature at Esther Short Park is a draw for families as well as the playground near the west end of the park. The Hilton Vancouver has contemporary guest rooms and suites, pet friendly, indoor lap pool, and the areas largest indoor convention space. Their on-site restaurant, Gray’s provides delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an outdoor patio. Their menu offers plenty of locally sources ingredients as well as wines and microbrews for the grown-ups.

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Hilton Vancouver Washington
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Vancouver-Portland – 701 SE Columbia Shores Blvd, Vancouver, WA 98661

Located near the Columbia River and within walking distance to some great waterfront restaurants. This all-suite hotel is great for that need some extra space especially if you are traveling with family. Each suite has a living space and kitchenette to make you feel more at home. The living room sofa pulls out to make another bed. The complimentary hot breakfast is served daily (which really saves on the budget) and also happy hour and snacks served on select evenings. The hotel has 108 guest rooms, is pet friendly, and also complimentary parking. Located within 15 minutes of Portland Airport. Certainly, one of the best places to stay in Vancouver, WA.

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Homewood Suites Vancouver
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Best Western Premier Hotel at Fisher’s Landing – 1500 SE 167th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98683

One of the best hotels for families in Vancouver is this top of the line Best Western hotel. Its doors opened to the SE Vancouver community in Spring 2019. The hotel is ideally located off of 164th Ave near Big Al’s Entertainment Center, shopping, restaurants, and public transit. But you don’t have to go far to eat. The hotel restaurant, Bridges has delicious food and serves up local beer, wines and cocktails. Relax on the heated patio in the sun or near the fireplace with friends and family. Each rooms has modern amenities and plus beds to keep you comfortable. Wake up to a complimentary breakfast and along with modern fitness equipment and indoor pool.

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Bridges Bistro at the Best Western Premier Fisher’s Landing
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As you can see Vancouver has some great hotels that will make your visit to Southwest Washington memorable. Even as this blog post is being written, there are several other new hotels under construction near the Vancouver Waterfront which are scheduled to open in 2020. Where will you stay on your next visit to Vancouver, WA? View our other blog posts here.

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    I'm the founder and publisher of My Family Guide. I'm a wife and mother of two. I've managed to visit all 50 states and travel to over 25 countries. Sharing my experiences, tip and tricks about my adventures.

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