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Best Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

If you have more than four people in your family, you understand how difficult it can be to find a standard hotel room on points that sleeps the whole family. A few months ago, I wrote about the best Hilton hotels for large families. Per reader request, I am tackling the other hotel brands. Today, I continue this series with the best Hyatt hotels for families of five or more.

Within the Hyatt brand, Hyatt Place hotels offer standard rooms that fit six people with two queen beds and a sofa bed. Hyatt Place hotels offer free breakfast, and most are pet-friendly.

Best Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

Hotels Near Theme Parks

Orlando, FL area:

Hyatt Place Orlando/Lake Buena Vista—Located in the Disney Springs area, this hotel is a steal at 12,000 World of Hyatt points per night. It has a free shuttle to the Disney Parks and a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi. I recommend booking a standard room and then calling the hotel to see if you can upgrade to a family room with bunk beds.

Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal—This hotel is within walking distance to the Universal parks, or you can take the free shuttle. It costs 8,000 points per night. The hotel is an official Universal Partner Hotel, so you can get discounts on merchandise and food inside the Universal parks.

Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Photo by Rodolfo Marques on Unsplash

Tampa, FL area:

Hyatt Place Tampa/Busch Gardens—This hotel is only one mile from Busch Gardens and has a free shuttle. It’s a bargain at 8000 points per night.

Anaheim, CA area:

Hyatt Place at Anaheim Resort/Convention Center—This hotel costs 12,000 points and is within walking distance of Disneyland! Ask the front desk if you can upgrade to a family suite with bunk beds.

San Diego, CA area:

Hyatt Place San Diego/Vista Carlsbad—For only 8000 points per night, you can stay just a few miles from Legoland California and the beach! My family visited this area a few years ago, and we had a total blast.

Blomington, MN area:

Hyatt Place Minneapolis Airport-South—This hotel is located just one mile from the Mall of America and offers a free shuttle to the mall and the airport. It’s the perfect way to go car-free on a vacation, and it’s only 8000 points per night. See my blog post about visiting Nickelodeon Universe.

Hotels On/Near the Beach

Hyatt Place Daytona Beach Oceanfront—My family stayed here in 2015, and my kids are begging to go back! The hotel is in such a great location of the quiet, white-sand beach, away from the crowds of Daytona Beach. The outdoor pool and hot tub are steps away from the beach. 12,000 points per night.

Hyatt Place Los Cabos, Mexico—This hotel costs only 5000 points per night and gets fantastic reviews on TripAdvisor! My family had a few days reserved at this hotel this past summer, but we ended up changing our plans. The hotel is located across the street from the beach and would be convenient for exploring Cabo San Lucas.

Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

Los Cabos, Mexico. Photo by Marco Guerrero on Unsplash

Hyatt Place Dewey Beach—Located just one block from the beach in Delware, this location is close to many restaurants and water activities. It has an indoor heated pool and costs 15,000 points per night.

Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach—This hotel is an incredible deal for Hawaii at just 12,000 points per night! It’s a very short walk to the beach and a great location to explore Oahu. Be aware that standard award rooms book up far in advance.

Hotels in Big Cities

Hyatt Place Denver/Downtown—Located near the 16th Street Mall, this location is perfect for exploring the city. You can take the light rail from the airport and walk to downtown restaurants and entertainment. 12,000 points per night.

Hyatt Place Washington DC/National Mall—This hotel is within walking distance to museums and monuments, and it has easy access to public transportation. Based on the high cost of hotels in Washington D.C., this hotel is a bargain at 12,000 points per night.

Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

Washington, D.C. Photo by Matt Briney on Unsplash

Hyatt Place Chicago/Midway Airport—With free parking, free airport shuttle and close proximity to the orange line, this hotel’s location can’t be beat for a Chicago getaway, especially if you are arriving via Southwest Airlines. It costs just 8000 points per night.

Hyatt Place Las Vegas—This is the perfect place to stay on points with a family. It has a free shuttle to and from the airport as well as the strip. My family stayed here on a layover on our way home from Hawaii, and I wouldn’t hesitate to stay here for a future family trip to Las Vegas. 8000 points per night.

What About Hyatt Resorts for Large Families?

The hotels listed above are modern, comfortable and convenient for large families. But what if you are looking for more of a resort stay with a spa and lazy river?

From my experience, several Hyatt resorts will allow large families to stay in a standard room if you use existing bedding. That means you will want to bring a blow-up mattress for your “extra” kid. My family has done this without issue at several Hyatt resort, including Hyatt Regency Coconut Point and Hyatt Regency Lost Pines. I recommend that you speak to the hotel’s front desk about this, not Hyatt’s national reservation line.

You can also reserve a suite at most Hyatt resorts for more points and ask for a rollaway bed.

Accumulating World of Hyatt Points from Credit Cards

Chase Sapphire Preferred Card—This card is in our affiliate network and currently offers 50,000 bonus points after spending $4000 in the first three months. The annual fee is waived the first year. Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to Hyatt at a 1:1 ratio. This card is subject to Chase/s 5/24 rule. See this post for more details.

Chase Hyatt Visa—This card has 40,000 bonus points after spending $2000 in the first three months. The $75 annual fee is not waived, but you receive a free night certificate good at any Category 1-4 hotel each year on your anniversary.

Families of five or more, do you have any favorite Hyatt locations not listed above?

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Author: Nancy

Nancy is a contributing writer for Miles For Family. She enjoys traveling to the beach and is a big fan of Disney. Nancy lives near Dallas, Texas, with her husband and three kids.

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23 thoughts on “Best Hyatt Hotels for Families of Five or More

  1. I just booked the Hyatt Place Las Vegas for our February Las Vegas trip. I got a points plus cash rate- 4,000 Hyatt points plus $50. 24 hours shuttle from airport plus shuttle to the strip and free breakfast. A Steal!

    • @Natasha I agree, what a steal for Vegas! When we were there on a layover, we could see the strip from our window. Makes me want to go back and show the kids how fun Vegas can be!

      • Nancy, we went for the first time in June and are going back on February with the kids again. Vegas is so so fun. Hope you get to go.

  2. I know the difference between family of four travel and family of five must be so enormous. we love staying in suites, but will cheap out and go for a standard hotel room sometimes. this is a great list!

    • @Momma To Go Thanks! The travel industry seems to be built around 4-person families, so having one “extra” kids sure puts a wrench into things sometimes. 🙂 It’s easier to work around on cash rates than with points rates.

  3. Great post! My husband and I stayed at Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach during our honeymoon and loved it. We’re visiting Universal soon and have booked a room at Hyatt Place Orlando. We love Hyatt, so good to know they’re great for families as well!

  4. We stayed at the Hyatt Place DC and loved it. We paid 6,000 + $75 per night (rooms were going for $300/night). They have free full size laundry available.

    We’ll be staying at a Hyatt House and Hyatt Place in NY next year. Hope they live up to the others we have stayed at.

    Thanks for the list. Free breakfast is a life saver with kids.

  5. We are staying at a Hyatt resort for a couple’s staycation in a few weeks and I cannot wait! I have heard nothing but great things!

  6. We just booked at Orlando/Universal and I can’t wait! It was only 8,000 points/night for our 5 nights. Is it a fifth night free thing or just a typo on the post?

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  8. FYI: Coconut point changed to four wristbands per room recently. They still gave us five since we booked before the change, but going forward it looks like that one might not work anymore.

    • @Madison Very interesting data point! Thanks for sharing. I guess they want to make sure folks stick to posted occupancy limit.

    • @Madison That’s a bummer! The resort gave us 5 wristbands in March without blinking an eye. I hope that Coconut Point will at least let families pay a small upcharge for additional wristbands as opposed to forcing us to buy an extra room.

  9. I received the old hyatt card with 2 free nights earlier this year. Can I apply for the Hyatt card again for the 40k points bonus?

    • @T.Dang Sorry, your comment originally went to spam for some reason. Anyway, it’s very unlikely that you will receive the sign up bonus now unless Chase system screws up. The card is considered to be the same product, so you are not eligible to get the bonus for 24 months after recieving it.

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