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Best Merano Family Hotels

Ansitz Plantitscherhof
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Via Dante 56, Merano, BZ
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4.7/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, playground, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
A fantastic hotel in pretty Merano.

"If you are planning to visit Merano this is the place to stay. It is a family run hotel and nothing is too much trouble. All the staff are friendly and helpful. We first stayed there two years ago and it was great but since then it has had a major renovation and it is even better now. We were upgraded ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2018

Ansitz Plantitscherhof
Castel Rundegg
Great for families
4 out of 5
Via Scena 2, Merano, BZ
The price is $212 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, skiing nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"Had a great stay! The room was super and we will book the hotel again for future trips."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Castel Rundegg
Hotel Bavaria
Great for families
4 out of 5
Kirchsteig 15, Via Salita alla Chiesa 15, Merano, BZ
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The price is $191 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, lazy river, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
Travelers say...

"Very traditional nice hotel. Delicious cousin. Rey friendly personnel."…"

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

Hotel Bavaria
Gartenresidence Zea Curtis
Great for families
3 out of 5
Maria Troststraa E 24, Merano, BZ
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4.6/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, playground, babysitting, skiing nearby
Great town and limited hotel options

"The apartment was large and had lots of space. Beds were very uncomfortable and we were unable to rest. Best part was the closeness to the ski mountain and going sledding. The town was super cute!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Gartenresidence Zea Curtis
City Hotel Merano
Great for families
4.5 out of 5
Via Mainardo 41, Merano, BZ
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The price is $187 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (124 reviews)
Families like: pool, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"The view from the room is amazing. The staff was so helpful when we got in late and even ordered us a pizza."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

City Hotel Merano
Hotel Castel Fragsburg - Relais & Chateaux
Great for families
5 out of 5
Via Fragsburg 3, Merano, BZ
The price is $455 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (22 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, babysitting, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
Travelers say...

"This is one amazing property that’s been in one family for generations"…"

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2020

Hotel Castel Fragsburg - Relais & Chateaux
Hotel Adria
Great for families
4 out of 5
Via Hermann Gilm 2, Merano, BZ
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The price is $234 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, babysitting, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
Travelers say...

"Classic old European resort hotel. Very impressive pool and spa (3 separate steam rooms!). Staff very friendly and helpful, particularly Piero in the evening. Breakfast was good, dinner okay. Rooms very spacious and comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2019

Hotel Adria
Aurora
Great for families
4 out of 5
Passeggiata Passirio 38, Merano, BZ
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The price is $112 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (190 reviews)
Families like: skiing nearby, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Wonderful staff, very nice room. Great breakfast. We will be going again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

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Garnì Villa Betty
Great for families
2 out of 5
Via Petrarca 51, VIA PETRARCA 51, Merano, BOLZANO
The price is $162 per night
4/5Very Good! (20 reviews)
Families like: game room, skiing nearby, indoor tennis courts, bicycle rentals
Recommend with reservation

"Room was clean. 10 min walk to town. Breakfast was expnansive but small. Not obvious how to handle vehicle upon arrival as the dedicated lot was full."…"

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2018

Garnì Villa Betty
Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
via Val di Nova, 29, Naifweg, Merano, BZ
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3.6/5Good! (39 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, playground, skiing nearby, bicycle rentals
good base for exploring Merano

"Good location for Merano 2000 cable car and botanical gardens. It is 3k from Merano centre and while there is a bus taking the car was more convient for us, parking on edge of town. The hotel itself is part of camping hermitage, which seems to be main focus. The hotel could use some re-imagining. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2016

Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Ansitz Plantitscherhof
4.5 out of 5
Via Dante 56, Merano, BZ
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4.7/5Exceptional! (62 reviews)
A fantastic hotel in pretty Merano.

"If you are planning to visit Merano this is the place to stay. It is a family run hotel and nothing is too much trouble. All the staff are friendly and helpful. We first stayed there two years ago and it was great but since then it has had a major renovation and it is even better now. We were upgraded ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2018

Ansitz Plantitscherhof
Castel Rundegg
4 out of 5
Via Scena 2, Merano, BZ
The price is $212 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)

"Had a great stay! The room was super and we will book the hotel again for future trips."…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Castel Rundegg
Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel
3 out of 5
via Val di Nova, 29, Naifweg, Merano, BZ
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3.6/5Good! (39 reviews)
good base for exploring Merano

"Good location for Merano 2000 cable car and botanical gardens. It is 3k from Merano centre and while there is a bus taking the car was more convient for us, parking on edge of town. The hotel itself is part of camping hermitage, which seems to be main focus. The hotel could use some re-imagining. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2016

Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel
Gartenresidence Zea Curtis
3 out of 5
Maria Troststraa E 24, Merano, BZ
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4.6/5Exceptional! (24 reviews)
Great town and limited hotel options

"The apartment was large and had lots of space. Beds were very uncomfortable and we were unable to rest. Best part was the closeness to the ski mountain and going sledding. The town was super cute!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2019

Gartenresidence Zea Curtis
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Aurora
4 out of 5
Passeggiata Passirio 38, Merano, BZ
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The price is $112 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (190 reviews)

"Wonderful staff, very nice room. Great breakfast. We will be going again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 27, 2020

Aurora
Hotel Pienzenau am Schlosspark
4 out of 5
via Pienzenau, 1, Merano, BZ
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The price is $297 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (27 reviews)

"The room was spacious and well furnished. Bathroom lacked a tub which was a disappointment. Breakfast very nice. Lunch hour too short"…"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Hotel Pienzenau am Schlosspark
Hotel Therme Meran - Terme Merano
4.5 out of 5
Piazza Terme 1, Merano, BZ
The price is $312 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (249 reviews)
Relaxing hotel

"Very friendly, welcoming hotel with wonderful indoor and outdoor pools"…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Hotel Therme Meran - Terme Merano
Villa Eden - The Leading Park Retreat
5 out of 5
Via Winkel 70, Merano
The price is $480 per night
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Relaxed

"I love this place. The decor and the grounds were amazing. I loved the name plate at the dinner tables. I truly enjoyed the spa. It’s a small hotel of 30 rooms and that I like, not crowded. I really enjoyed my stay there and will definitely go back."…"

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2018

Villa Eden - The Leading Park Retreat
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Where Should We Stay in Merano?

You might want to consider the historic destination of Merano if you've been thinking about a trip for the whole family. The horseback riding, museums, and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive vacation destination for families. Fly into Bolzano (BZO), which is located 16.5 mi (26.5 km) from the city center. When you're thinking about where to stay in Merano, you might want to consider one of the 22 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations here.

Families on vacation have positive things to say about these accommodations:

Eremita-Einsiedler: Offers a children's pool, a restaurant, and free parking. This hotel is rated 3 stars.

Gartenresidence Zea Curtis - Features an outdoor pool, free parking, and laundry facilities. The central location and breakfast options make this 3-star residence popular with guests.

Ansitz Plantitscherhof - Features 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free valet parking. This hotel is rated 4.5 stars.

City Hotel Merano - Offers 2 restaurants, free parking, and free breakfast. This property is rated 4.5 stars.

When Should We Visit Merano?

You're likely hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the kids and head to Merano.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 85°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December, and November, with an average temperature of 26°F
  • Driest months: January, February, December, and October, with an average rainfall of 0.05 inches
  • Rainiest months: July, August, September, and June, with an average rainfall of 0.15 inches

What Should We See and Do in Merano?

While you are vacationing in Merano, you and the family might want to see interesting spots such as Merano Theatre and Kunst Merano Arte. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area like Kurhaus, Trauttmansdorff Castle Gardens, and Museo Archeologico dell'Alto Adige.

Merano is also well-known for the:
  • Museums
  • Monuments
  • Historical sites
  • Cultural attractions
  • Art
  • Horseback riding
  • Parks
  • Riverfront

Getting Around Merano

To venture out into the surrounding area, hop aboard a train at Merano/Meran Station or Merano-Maia Bassa/Meran-Untermais Station. Merano might not have very many public transit choices so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

Frequently asked questions

What's Merano like for family-friendly vacations?
The historic destination of Merano is a great choice if you’ve been considering a vacation with the kids. The horseback riding, museums, and parks are just some of the things that make this a good place for family vacations.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation to Merano?
Prinz Rudolf Smarthotel is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a children’s pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay with the kids include Ansitz Plantitscherhof and Hotel Adria.
How many hotels that welcome families are there in Merano?
Expedia has 22 hotels in Merano that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the weather like in Merano?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 70°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 39°F. Average annual rainfall for Merano is 31 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Merano?
While you and your family are staying in Merano, you might want to visit some family-friendly attractions such as Merano Thermal Baths, Merano 2000 Cable Car, and Ortler Ski Arena. Make sure you have lots of time for activities like Tappeiner Walk and Gilfpromenade.
What's the best way for us to get around Merano?
To venture out into the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Merano/Meran Station or Merano-Maia Bassa/Meran-Untermais Station. Merano might not have many public transit options to choose from so consider a car rental to maximize your time.

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