Award for children’s hotels: These are the most family-friendly hotels

Award for children’s hotels: These are the most family-friendly hotels

Europe’s best family hotel is located in Austria – First place went
to the Resort Dachsteinkönig in Gosau (Upper Austria)

For the sixth edition, the travel portal has identified the best hotels with excellent offers for children
The portal,
which specialises in family holidays and is one of the largest search platforms for family accommodations with more than five million page impressions per year, has honoured the 50 best children’s hotels with the Award 2024. Around 730 family hotels from 14 European countries were eligible for the coveted award, which was presented for the sixth time.

The top 3 family hotels are located in Upper Austria, Switzerland and Salzburg.

First place went to the Familux Resort Dachsteinkönig in Gosau (Upper Austria), followed by the Märchenhotel Braunwald (Switzerland) and the Family Hotel Oberkarteis in Hüttschlag (Salzburg). Of the 50 winning hotels, 33 are from Austria, 12 from Germany, four from the Trentino-South Tyrol region and one from Switzerland. The complete ranking of the Top 50 can be found at:

The top 10 European family hotels:

  1. Dachsteinkönig – Familux Resort, Gosau (Upper-Austria, Austria)
    2. Fairytale Hotel Braunwald, Braunwald (Switzerland)
    3. Family Hotel Oberkarteis, Hüttschlag (Salzburg, Austria)
    4. Familotel Sonnenpark, Willingen (Hesse, Germany)
    5. Oberjoch – Familux Resort, Bad Hindelang-Oberjoch (Bavaria, Germany)
    6. Children’s & Glacier Hotel Hintertuxerhof, Hintertux (Tyrol, Austria)
    7. Familotel Landhaus zur Ohe, Schönberg (Bavaria, Germany)
    8. Family Resort Petschnighof, Diex (Carinthia, Austria)
    9. Familotel amiamo, Zell am See (Salzburg, Austria)
    10. Alpenrose – Familux Resort, Lermoos (Tyrol, Austria)

    The complete ranking of the Top 50 can be found at: / YouTube:

    For the Award 2024, the criteria of facilities, service and guest opinions of 745 family hotels were evaluated in detail. The final ranking is based on the total number of points for all factors. The ratings of the users as well as the 3 major rating portals Google, TripAdvisor and HolidayCheck are included in the ranking. A special feature is the self-developed “no-fake factor“, which relates the number of bad reviews of each hotel to the number of its rooms. This value cannot be distorted by the hotel operators marketing.
    With 734 registered hotels with childcare, is one of the most comprehensive comparison platforms in Europe. was founded in 2013 by a small company based in Friedburg (Austria). The entry and presentation of family-friendly hotels on including all data, pictures and texts is completely free of charge for hoteliers. Another advantage that is positively received by hotel operators: works without any booking commissions. The portal earns revenue through premium entries and additional marketing products.
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