When planning your family vacation, have you ever wondered just how family-friendly your hotel is? Will your family be truly welcomed, or is it more of a party scene? Does your hotel have baby equipment to borrow, or will you have to pay an arm and a leg to bring your own?

We’ve combed through reviews to find the hotels that have received the highest ratings from family travelers. And to add even more confidence, our travel experts have all personally visited each hotel to ensure they’re great for families. Whether you’re traveling to California, the Caribbean, or somewhere in between – we’ve got you covered.

Click through the slideshow to see the top hotels for families in 10 regions across the globe. And, for more ideas, visit our full guide of the best hotels for families in 2017.

Best Hotel for Families in California: West Inn & Suites (Carlsbad, Ca) 

The West Inn & Suites is a perfect stay for families looking to visit attractions and parks in Carlsbad and nearby San Diego and Anaheim. Just a short drive to LEGOLAND California, the hotel also offers families a complimentary shuttle for rides within five miles of the hotel.

3 Things Families Will Love:

• A heated outdoor pool, with complimentary sunscreen and swim diapers

• Two on-site restaurants and complimentary breakfast

• Complimentary wine in the evening for parents, and free cookies and milk at bedtime

Online: familyvacationcritic.com

Photo: West Inn & Suites

What’s your #1 family hotel? What other destinations should Family Vacation Critic add to their best-of list?