St. Regis Deer Valley Ranks #1 in "Best Hotels for Families"

 Looking for a winter getaway for your ski-obsessed teen? A beach retreat with a toddler friendly pool? A safari lodge for that once-in-a-lifetime vacation? The ultimate ski-vacation? Read below to see the TOP-10 of the United States "Best Hotels for Families" as chosen by Travel + Leisure readers in the annual World's Best Awards survey 2012. The nine regional winners are profiled here; complete listings and poll methodology can be found at

United States

1. St. Regis Deer Valley Park City, Utah - 96.84

Talk about top-notch service: a former Buckingham Palace steward runs the butler program at this 181-room hotel overiooking Deer Hollow run. Another standout? Olympic freestyler Shannon Bahrke, the new ski ambassador, is your guide to the slopes. Parents Love Jean-Georges Vongerichten's J & G Grill, TRAVEL+ LE IsURE for its locally sourced fare. Kids Love The welcome bag with Skullcandy earbuds. Room to Book On the hotel's highest floor, No. 707 has prime views and a sandstone fireplace. $$$$


2. Disney's Wilderness Lodge Orlando FL - 95.51 $$$

3. Wild Dunes Resort Isle of Palms, SC - 95.46 $$

4. Inn at Palmetto Bluff, at Auberge Resort Bluffton, SC - 95.29 $$$

5. Whitefish Lodge Resort & Spa Lake Placid, NY - 94.74 $$

6. Big Cedar Lodge Ridgedale, MI - 94.55 $

7. Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Orlando FL - 94.38 $$$$

8. Disney's Grand Californian Hotel Anaheim CA - 94.36 $$$$

9. Disney's Beach Club Resort Orlando, FL - 93.91 $$$

10. Disney's Boardwalk Inn & Villas Orlando FL - 93.70 $$$

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