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Hilton San Antonio Hill Country Hotel & Spa -- Seasonal specials, such as the Ultimate SeaWorld Adventure package, providing passes, transportation, and complimentary souvenirs for both you and the kids, make this an excellent option.

Homewood Suites -- This reasonably priced all-suites hotel near the River Walk, with in-room kitchen facilities and two TVs per suite -- not to mention a guest laundry -- is extremely convenient for families.

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa -- In addition to its many great play areas (including a beach with a shallow swimming area), and its proximity to SeaWorld, this hotel offers Camp Hyatt -- a program of excursions, sports, and social activities for children ages 3 to 12. The program fills up fast during school breaks and other holidays, making reservations mandatory.

O'Casey's Bed & Breakfast -- Usually B&Bs and family vacations are a contradiction in terms, but O'Casey's is happy to host well-behaved kids. Best bet: Stay in the separate guesthouse with the fold-out bed, and then join the main-house guests for breakfast in the morning.

Omni San Antonio -- This hotel's proximity to the theme parks as well as in-room Nintendo and various other Omni Kids features makes the Omni appealing to families.

La Cantera Hill Country Resort -- It's close to Six Flags Fiesta Texas, it's got two pools just for children, and it offers an activities program for ages 5 through 12 in the summer.

Westin Riverwalk Inn -- Though not as family-friendly as the Westin La Cantera, this Westin on the River Walk still offers such amenities as free in-room movies, a kids' treat pack upon check-in, and bedtime stories told over the phone.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.