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Best Panama City Family Hotels

Splash - Gulf Views - 3BR 3BA Lockout Low Floor End Unit + 2 Free Beach Chairs
Great for families
4.8/5Exceptional! (43 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, game room, skiing nearby
Fantastic condo!

"This was our fourth year staying at Splash, and our second year staying in 401W. Everything was great. The condo was clean and well stocked. Jen was easy to communicate with, and she responded promptly to all questions. We will be staying here with our large family again for sure!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 8, 2020

Splash - Gulf Views - 3BR 3BA Lockout Low Floor End Unit + 2 Free Beach Chairs
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Panama City Beach - Beachfront
Great for families
3 out of 5
12907 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $103 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.7/5Exceptional! (604 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, lazy river, on the beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Great layout helpful management very clean at the hotel & keeping everything sanitized."…"

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Panama City Beach - Beachfront
On the Beach, Splash!-gorgeous 1br, Bunk Beds, 2-baths, Family Friendly, 8 Floor
Great for families
4.5/5Wonderful! (101 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, waterpark, kitchen, game room
Winter vacation

"Stayed here in January. Some construction going on but not bad. Condo itself was very clean and neat. Bunk bed perfect for kids. Only complaint was noisy mattress in bedroom because of a protector i believe. We would definitely come again. Was very disappointed that the water park was closed ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 18, 2020

On the Beach, Splash!-gorgeous 1br, Bunk Beds, 2-baths, Family Friendly, 8 Floor
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Holiday Inn Resort Panama City Beach
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
11127 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $117 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kids club, game room, babysitting
Travelers say...

"very nice, very nice place to enjoy with the family"…"

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Holiday Inn Resort Panama City Beach
Sunrise Beach Resort by Vacasa
Great for families
3 out of 5
14825 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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4.5/5Wonderful! (373 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"This is our third time staying at Sunrise Beach. The unit was nice but the cabinet shelves were kinda dirty. Nothing that would make me not stay here but mentioning so it can be addressed. Visible dust in door openings especially around hinges. It just glared at you walking into the master bedroom. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Sunrise Beach Resort by Vacasa
Comfort Suites
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
264 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.4/5Wonderful! (369 reviews)
Families like: indoor pool, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Good service and clean rooms. Not very happy with the breakfast situation there But on the whole it was good."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Comfort Suites
Osprey on the Gulf
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
15801 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $109 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.3/5Excellent! (424 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, playground, on the beach
Travelers say...

"This is a usual hotel in PCB. However, it's clean and has a nice balcony on the beach. Disappointed the hot tub was closed."…"

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Osprey on the Gulf
Palmetto Inn & Suites
Great for families
2 out of 5
17255 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.2/5Excellent! (796 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, playground, on the beach, close to beach
Travelers say...

"This was a very nice hotel. Even if you didn’t have a beach view you could still walk across the street to the other side and use the accessories. I loved that it had an indoor heated pool! It was close to the shopping centers and Dave and Busters. I really enjoyed this hotel and would stay again. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Palmetto Inn & Suites
Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
Great for families
2 out of 5
21905 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $79 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.9/5Very Good! (974 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, laundry
Travelers say...

"Pretty nice hotel in front of the beach. The room was pretty clean and the staff friendly. Hotel kind of old tho. Needs renovation."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Beachside Resort Panama City Beach
Laketown Wharf by Resort Collection
Great for families
3 out of 5
9902 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.9/5Very Good! (1,013 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, close to beach, bicycle rentals nearby
Travelers say...

"Beautiful & very clean room. We stayed in room 922, the elevators weren’t great but when we could get one it got the job done. Worst part was the stairs, when you do have to take them they’re very old and rusted; almost seemed unsafe. Besides that my family will definitely be coming back."…"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2020

Laketown Wharf by Resort Collection
Holiday Terrace Oceanfront
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
11831 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $63 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.9/5Very Good! (452 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, on the beach, laundry
Travelers say...

"This is a wonderfully located hotel. Right on the beach, beautiful view. Sadly the temperature dropped from the 70s the day before we arrived into the 50s and the beach wasn’t really a priority any more. The cost for the stay was phenomenal, and the full kitchen setup was great. It didn’t have all ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020

Holiday Terrace Oceanfront
Beachcomber By The Sea
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
17101 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $99 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.9/5Good! (1,113 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kitchen, on the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Located right on the beach. No lounge, umbrella service on the beach, they were all stowed away. The breakfast variety was very limited. I know some of this was due to Covid problems. No decaf coffee, except in room packets. Many of the lounges at the pool needed repair. There were very few people ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2020

Beachcomber By The Sea
Laketown Wharf by Emerald View Resorts
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
9902 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.8/5Good! (782 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, playground, babysitting
Perfect little getaway

"The room was bigger than thought, so roomy. Perfect amenities, location to the beach, and view of the ocean. Loved it! Can't wait to go back. Just prepare for the extra charges."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2020

Laketown Wharf by Emerald View Resorts
Days Inn by Wyndham Panama City Beach/Ocean Front
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
12818 Front Beach Rd, Front Beach Road & Clara Ave, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $70 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.8/5Good! (925 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, extra beds/cribs, free breakfast for the whole family
Travelers say...

"Excellent!!!!!!!! Very good!!!!! Excellent reception staff!!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Panama City Beach/Ocean Front
Legacy by the Sea
Great for families
3 out of 5
15325 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.8/5Good! (1,472 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"Room size and layout was good. Good location. One night we had to park our car across the street behind a store and were worried all night. One morning we saw employees parking in the area under the hotel where there was only 24 parking places. No reason for an employee to take a parking place before ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 20, 2020

Legacy by the Sea
Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort by Resort Collection
Great for families
4 out of 5
11211 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.6/5Good! (2,039 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, kitchen, close to beach, outdoor tennis courts
Travelers say...

"Very nice comfortable and quiet. Close to everything a great stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2020

Edgewater Beach and Golf Resort by Resort Collection
Origin At Seahaven
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
15100 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $71 per night from Dec 12 to Dec 13
3.5/5Good! (2,235 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, kids club, game room, babysitting
Great view

"I was a little disappointed that I didn't have a stove or balcony. I went to the store to save money based on the pictures but no stove when got in the room. I also thought after looking at the pictures we had a balcony but it was okay the gorgeous view made up for not having the balcony. Other than ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Origin At Seahaven
Summit Beach Resort by Resort Collection
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
8743 Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
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3.1/5 (952 reviews)
Families like: kids pool, kitchen, playground, game room
Travelers say...

"We had the best time at summit. Great location right on the beach. Will stay here again. Front beak staff was awesome"…"

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Summit Beach Resort by Resort Collection
Beachbreak by the Sea
Great for families
2 out of 5
15405 Front Beach Rd., Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $74 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
3.1/5 (960 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, on the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travelers say...

"The view and for sure the location was the best part about this property"…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Beachbreak by the Sea
Boardwalk Beach Hotel
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
9600 S Thomas Dr, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $55 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
2.9/5 (1,652 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pools, game room, on the beach, extra beds/cribs
Travelers say...

"Everything was nice and clean but the bed was as a rock didn’t sleep very good"…"

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2020

Boardwalk Beach Hotel
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Family Friendly Hotels with Indoor Pools

Wingate by Wyndham Panama City Area Lynn Haven
2.5 out of 5
2610 Lynn Haven Parkway, Hwy 77 at 26th St., Lynn Haven, FL
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4.2/5Very Good! (747 reviews)
Great Location

"I was attending a course at Gulf Coast State."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Wingate by Wyndham Panama City Area Lynn Haven
Palmetto Inn & Suites
2 out of 5
17255 Front Beach Road, Panama City Beach, FL
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The price is $69 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
4.2/5Excellent! (796 reviews)

"This was a very nice hotel. Even if you didn’t have a beach view you could still walk across the street to the other side and use the accessories. I loved that it had an indoor heated pool! It was close to the shopping centers and Dave and Busters. I really enjoyed this hotel and would stay again. ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2020

Palmetto Inn & Suites
Comfort Suites
2.5 out of 5
264 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL
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The price is $89 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.4/5Wonderful! (369 reviews)

"Good service and clean rooms. Not very happy with the breakfast situation there But on the whole it was good."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

Comfort Suites
Shores of Panama Beach Resort
3.5 out of 5
9900 South Thomas Drive, Panama City Beach, FL
The price is $79 per night from Jan 3 to Jan 4
3/5 (568 reviews)

"The property was clean, and nice, and we had a great trip. The layout makes it loud where all balconies face the interior "u shape". This also limits the amount of beach/ocean you can see from your balcony. Elevators are slow due to amount of rooms in the property."…"

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020

Shores of Panama Beach Resort
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Family friendly Hotels with Connecting Rooms

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Panama City, FL
2.5 out of 5
2203 Harrison Ave, Panama City, FL
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3.6/5Good! (578 reviews)

"The smell when you walked in was horrible also the shower was broken, i really didnt enjoy my stay"…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2018

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Panama City, FL
Comfort Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
3602 West Hwy 98, Panama City, FL
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The price is $68 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.1/5Very Good! (705 reviews)
Great hotel for its rate.

"Like most other Comfort Inns and Sleep Inn this is a great hotel for the price. Nice breakfast, clean room and well furnished."…"

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2018

Comfort Inn & Suites
Comfort Inn & Suites Panama City Mall
2.5 out of 5
2317 Jenks Ave, Panama City, FL
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
4/5Very Good! (233 reviews)

"Good night sleep, good AC"…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Comfort Inn & Suites Panama City Mall
Comfort Suites
2.5 out of 5
264 N Tyndall Pkwy, Panama City, FL
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9
4.4/5Wonderful! (369 reviews)

"Good service and clean rooms. Not very happy with the breakfast situation there But on the whole it was good."…"

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2020

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Where Should We Stay in Panama City?

If you've been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Panama City is a good choice. The boating, beaches, and camping sites are just some of the things that make this a good destination for family vacations. Arrange a flight into Panama City, FL (ECP-Northwest Florida Beaches Intl.), which is located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city center. Panama City has 363 kid-friendly hotels and other accommodations so you'll have a variety of options when you're deciding where to stay.

Vacationing families have good things to say about these accommodations:

Days Inn by Wyndham Panama City Beach/Ocean Front: Offers an outdoor pool, free parking, and free breakfast. Guests like the overall comfort at this 2.5-star hotel.

Laketown Wharf by Resort Collection - Features 5 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. The overall comfort and central location make this 3-star condo resort popular with guests.

IF Your Family Deserves THE Best, Book Splash 1502 West :-) - Features in-room kitchens, an arcade, and a barbecue grill. This condo is popular with guests for its comfy beds.

Legacy by the Sea - Offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, and in-room kitchens. Guests like the overall comfort at this 3-star hotel.

When Should We Visit Panama City?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family vacation. You can use these tips to plan when to grab the kids and head to Panama City.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June, and September, with an average temperature of 90°F
  • Coldest months: January, December, February, and November, with an average temperature of 45°F
  • Driest months: May, October, April, and December, with an average rainfall of 3.41 inches
  • Rainiest months: August, July, June, and March, with an average rainfall of 6.14 inches

What Should We See and Do in Panama City?

While you and your family are visiting Panama City, you might want to check out some kid-friendly attractions such as Panama City Marina and Panama City Mall. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities like St. Andrews State Park, Tyndall Air Force Base, and Gulf World Marine Park.

Panama City is also known for its:
  • Beaches
  • Camping
  • Marina
  • Shopping
  • Seafood
  • Festivals
  • Recreation options
  • Boating

Frequently asked questions

What's Panama City like for family-friendly vacations?
If you’ve been thinking about a vacation with your kids, Panama City is a good choice. The boating, beaches, and camping sites are just some of the things that make this a good place for family vacations. Fly into Northwest Florida Beaches Intl. Airport (ECP), which is located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the center of Panama City.
What's the best place to stay for a family trip to Panama City?
Legacy by the Sea is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Laketown Wharf by Emerald View Resorts and Holiday Inn Resort Panama City Beach.
How many family-friendly hotels will I be able to find in Panama City?
Expedia has 351 hotels in Panama City that are rated for being family-friendly.
What's the weather like in Panama City?
The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and December with an average of 57°F. Average annual precipitation for Panama City is 58 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Panama City?
Shipwreck Island Waterpark and Pier Park are interesting attractions you and your family might enjoy exploring while you are staying in Panama City. Make sure you have plenty of time to take in the area’s activities like St. Andrews State Park, Tyndall Air Force Base Visitor Center, and WonderWorks.

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