Bring the Family: 10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in McAllen, Texas - Updated 2024

Bring the Family: 10 Best Family-Friendly Hotels in McAllen, Texas - Updated 2024
Rica
Rica 
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McAllen, located in the southern plains of Texas, is also known as the City of Palms and as one of the top 8 safest cities in the United States. Local attractions include parks, museums, and festivals. Due to its proximity to Rio Grande River and the border of Mexico, McAllen is also becoming a popular stopover city.

Planning to stay here with your family? McAllen has a number of family-friendly hotels where you can stay for a family leisure trip. The best ones are here in our list!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status. recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on January 31, 2024.

1. Drury Suites McAllen (from USD 152)

Located near Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge, Drury Suites offers an outdoor pool and whirlpool as its main recreational amenities for the entire family. Enjoy free daily breakfast and a free hot food and cold drinks at the 5:30 Kickback every night. Free Wi-Fi is also included.

“Clean and spacious rooms. The location is great for shopping.” — Michelle

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Drury Inn & Suites McAllen

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 300 West Expressway 83
1.69 km (1.1 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry

2. Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham McAllen (from USD 177)

Have a fun family time at Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham and take advantage of year-round amenities including an outdoor pool and barbecue area. Rooms have a private bathroom, while WiFi is accessible throughout the suites. Free shuttle service is also available.

“Hot breakfast. Clean, up-to-date facility. Friendly staff” — Donna

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Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham McAllen

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 4801 West Expressway 83
5.74 km (3.6 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

3. Hampton Inn & Suites McAllen (from USD 121)

Hampton Inn & Suites is a smoke-free hotel located in downtown McAllen. Take the kids for a dip in the outdoor pool or enjoy free WiFi in all areas. Continental breakfast is served in the morning. Rooms have ironing facilities and a hairdryer that can be quite convenient for a longer stay.

“Everything was great.. staff, room, breakfast, location.” — Andrya

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Hampton Inn & Suites McAllen

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 10 West Espressway 83
1.6 km (1.0 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Dry cleaning

4. Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center (from USD 214)

Featuring air-conditioned rooms, Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center is a family-friendly hotel located near McAllen-Miller International Airport. Your family will enjoy the in-room amenities like free WiFi and flat-screen TV with cable access. Free shuttle service is also available to take everyone around.

“We enjoyed the beds and bedding. Room was so clean. Bar staff was helpful. Breakfast omelette was the best. Great location.” — Rick

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Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 800 Convention Center Blvd.
4.01 km (2.5 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Terrace

5. Embassy Suites McAllen (from USD 165)

Embassy Suites McAllen features non-smoking rooms and facilities for disabled guests. Enjoy the views from the sun terrace, have fun at the pools, and indulge in meals at the on-site restaurant. Other services offered include dry cleaning and laundry.

“Amazing bed, big rooms, friendly staff, amazing cookie!” — Alejandra

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Doubletree by Hilton McAllen

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1800 South Second Street
2.04 km (1.3 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

6. Hilton Garden Inn McAllen (from USD 154)

From the McAllen Miller Airport, you can head straight to Hilton Garden Inn where rooms have classy furnishings and decor. There are an outdoor pool and hot tub for guests, as well as an on-site fitness room. Pavilion Pantry is their on-site convenience store in case you need to do some basic shopping.

“Good location for the airport.; attractive communal areas.” — Stephanie

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Hilton Garden Inn McAllen Airport

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 617 Expressway 83
1.93 km (1.2 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

7. SpringHill Suites McAllen (from USD 119)

Offering both bridal suites and family rooms, SpringHill Suites is a non-smoking hotel with a free airport shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. Enjoy in-room amenities like coffee maker, microwave, and mini-refrigerator. Continental breakfast is served every morning, while the fitness room is available 24 hours.

“Best place to stay… great breakfast and very clean.” — Jorge

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SpringHill Suites by Marriott McAllen Convention Center

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1800 South Ware Road
4.62 km (2.9 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Terrace Non-smoking rooms

8. La Copa Hotel (from USD 67)

La Copa Hotel has family-friendly amenities including an outdoor swimming pool, free wireless internet access, and a free breakfast buffet featuring Belgian waffles. From here, you can easily get to La Plaza Mall, one of the area’s largest shopping centers.

“The bed was like a cloud, the swimming pool is nice too.” — Ricardo

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La Copa Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 2000 South 10th Street
2.34 km (1.5 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Pets allowed 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Laundry Facilities for disabled guests

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10. Wingate by Wyndham McAllen (from USD 123)

Wingate by Wyndham, less than a half-mile from the airport, offers free airport transfers for guests. There is also an outdoor pool and a fitness centre, as well as free Wi-Fi in every room. Start your day right with a hot continental breakfast. Shopping malls and parks are just a few minutes away.

“Staff was very friendly and the room was very nice and clean.” — Jose

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Best Western Plus McAllen Airport Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1500 Wichita Ave
2.99 km (1.9 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Business centre

11. Drury Inn McAllen (from USD 103)

Relax and unwind at Drury Inn McAllen, a hotel offering an outdoor swimming pool and free WiFi to guests. Savor a hot breakfast every morning, and at night, head to 5:30 Kickback for free hot food and cold drinks. You can bring your furry friends along with the family since pets are allowed upon request.

“Very clean all amenities of home. Happy hour was nice.” — Lisa

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Holiday Inn - McAllen - Medical Center Area, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 612 West Expressway 83
1.75 km (1.1 mi) from Firemen's Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

A place to stay in McAllen

You will never run out of things to do in the beautiful city of McAllen in Texas. Just make sure to book a hotel room in advance, especially when you are visiting during peak season!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

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