Of all the best places to travel with a baby in the USA, Sedona is clearly one of the best. Considered by many to be one the of the most beautiful places in America, a visit to Sedona with a baby is a perfect family vacation destination.
It can be stressful planning a trip with a baby, so we’re here to help make your trip planning as easy as possible. Based on our experience traveling to Sedona, AZ and around the world with babies and toddlers, we are happy to provide you with our list of the 6 best Sedona hotels for families with a baby.
Criteria for Our Places to Stay in Sedona, AZ
Figuring out where to stay in Sedona with a baby takes a surprising amount of time, which we know first-hand that you don’t have a lot of right now. Over our years of traveling with a baby, we have developed a very reliable system for picking best baby-friendly hotels.
To help you find a great Sedona family resort, we have used our system to recommend six family-friendly Sedona hotels over a variety of price ranges. You can select your family accommodation from our list confidently as each of our recommended places to stay in Sedona with a baby:
- Rank in the top 40% of hotels in Sedona, AZ on TripAdvisor.
- Has earned a TripAdvisor Travelers Choice Award.
- Have a minimum guest rating of 8.0 out of 10 on Booking.com.
- Have air conditioning, complimentary cribs and free wifi.
- Have soundproofed walls, which is a huge benefit for new parents who worry about their baby crying and waking other hotel guests in the middle of the night!
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The 6 Best Sedona Hotels for Families with a Baby
A boutique Sedona hotel-bed and breakfast, the Adobe Grand Villas are one of Sedona, Arizona’s finest luxury inns. Offering 15 spacious villas around a garden courtyard, the Adobe Grand Villas are within 3 blocks of West Sedona’s shops, galleries, and restaurants; hiking trails are within 5 miles.
Each villa at this family-friendly Sedona, AZ hotel includes a variety of premium luxury amenities including fireplaces, private patios, tubs for two and much more. And to top it all off, you may enjoy a gourmet breakfast is prepared by a New Orleans chef, with such treats as crêpes, beignets, and eggs benedict.
And yes, despite the luxury, they are a baby-friendly Sedona resort!
Located in West Sedona, this family-owned and operated inn comes with amazing Red Rock views. It also features a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, spa tub, and fitness room.
When you’re at this baby-friendly Sedona inn, you’ll experience the comfort and convenience that you’re used to in your own home. They’ve got flexible room types to comfortably fit your whole family, including a limited number of pet-friendly rooms where four-legged friends are welcome.
Nestled under a canopy of Sycamore trees on the banks of Oak Creek, L’Auberge de Sedona is a Sedona family resort where extraordinary memories are created, romance rekindled and where unplugging results in true connection.
Luxury cottages offer expansive and elegant accommodations, complete with open-air outdoor cedar showers and large private decks perfect for soaking in the stunning scenery. Your idyllic luxury basecamp from which to explore the best easy hiking trails in Sedona with your baby.
Hyatt Pinon Pointe takes pride in offering you the best of everything among resorts – great restaurants, luxurious rooms and unparalleled service. Located in the heart of Sedona’s Red Rock country, most rooms at this baby-friendly Sedona family resort are fully equipped condominium units with full kitchens, dining rooms, and fireplaces.
The Hyatt Pinon Pointe resort has an excellent central Sedona, AZ location. Shopaholics will love that it is adjacent to the Shops of Pinon Pointe which offers some of Sedona’s finest shops and galleries, while foodies will enjoy its proximity to some of the best family-friendly Sedona restaurants.
An award-winning family-friendly Sedona hotel with 600 feet of private Oak Creek frontage, awesome red rock views, and uptown Sedona at your doorstep. This Sedona hotel features an indoor pool, a health club, and outdoor tennis courts. Other amenities include a sauna, a seasonal outdoor pool, pillowtop beds, DVD players, and coffee makers.
This hilltop Sedona family hotel is about a mile from numerous trails and Uptown Sedona shops. A sundeck with Red Rock views surrounds the splash pool and spa tub. Enjoy some panoramic views of Sedona, AZ with your baby on the terrace shaded by juniper trees and piñon pine.
Baby-Friendly Sedona Vacation Rentals
On our first several trips with our baby, we simply did as we always do on vacation – we rented a hotel room. Everything went great with our baby-friendly hotel rooms in Barcelona and New York, but it was on our trip to Paris and London with a toddler we discovered there are some advantages of staying in a baby-friendly Airbnb or VRBO.
Airbnb and VRBO rentals have many family-friendly features, especially for parents traveling with a baby. The biggest advantage is having separate bedrooms, which allows you to keep your bedroom lights on while your baby gets to sleep in a separate, quiet, dark room. Other baby-friendly features of vacation home rentals include a full kitchen and in-suite laundry facilities.
Essential Baby Gear for Hotel Stays
As you plan your trip to Sedona with a baby, take a moment to consider the gear you need to travel with a baby. To help make your stay at your Sedona family resort as successful as possible, you may wish to consider the following:
SlumberPod Privacy Pod
One of the hardest things about staying in a hotel room with a baby is sharing a room. When it’s time for your baby to nap or go to sleep for the night, most parents will need to sit silently in the dark until it’s safe to turn on a light. If your baby can see or hear you, it makes it significantly harder for your baby to get a good sleep (and good sleep is essential to a happy, cooperative baby on your family trip).
The SlumberPod Privacy Pod is the perfect solution to this challenge. The SlumberPod is a large, bottomless canopy that fits over your baby’s travel crib or your toddlers travel cot. It’s made of a stretchy, black fabric that is breathable while still creating a dark blackout baby sleep pod. Your baby will sleep significantly better with a SlumberPod Privacy Pod, even if you are in the same room.
A Travel White Noise Machine
The SlumberPod solves the problem of making it dark enough for your baby to sleep in the same hotel room as you. A travel-friendly white noise machine or app will help solve the issue of your baby not being familiar with all the noises in your hotel room.
If you use your white noise machine at home prior to your family trip, bringing it with you will mimic your baby’s at home sleep environment. Check out our list of the best white noise machines for travel.
Baby Travel Essentials
When staying in a Sedona hotel with a baby, the combination of a SlumberPod and a white noise machine is an effective combination for a well-rested baby. To help make your family trip to Sedona as successful as possible, you should consider looking at your other baby travel gear needs. Our list of must-have baby travel essentials covers the best baby travel gear for sleeping, for getting around, for eating and the all-important baby airplane travel gear.
We hope this list of the best places to stay in Sedona with a baby helps you have the best-ever family vacation to Arizona!
If your family vacation takes you to Phoenix, don’t miss our article on the best things to do in Phoenix with a toddler.