The DoubleTree Lancaster Resort has been Playful Parent tested and approved! Here are the top three reasons we choose this awesome hotel when visiting Lancaster County.


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What I love about the DoubleTree is that it feels like your home away from home. The staff are friendly and accommodating. We have stayed at the hotel a number of times. One thing I noticed is that they are willing to go above and beyond to make families comfortable. For an example, when traveling with friends they made sure we were close to each other even though the hotel was booked. It may sound silly but one of things we look most forward to are the fresh baked cookies. When you check in you are welcomed with a friendly smile and warm chocolate chip cookies. There’s something comforting about fresh baked cookies that make you feel right at home.


My kids love staying at this hotel because of the awesome indoor pool, it’s like staying at a hotel with a water park. There are two pools in the spa area; one large lap pool and then a children’s pool with a no drop entry. There is a larger slide for children over 46 inches and than a smaller frog slide for the little ones. There are also fun water features such as buckets of water that pour over your head, rainbow fountain and splash area. A life guard is always on duty so its a great way to have safe fun.

There bathrooms right outside the fitness center which are very convenient. There is also an Arcade and outdoor play ground. In addition the hotel offers scheduled activities like family movie night and crafts for kids. Double Tree is dedicated to making sure your vacation is entertaining. The best part is all the extras are included with your hotel stay.


The rooms are spacious and have everything you need from comfortable beds to mini fridge. The rooms are modern, classy and comfy. Housekeeping and customer service are first class; our room is always kept spotless. The views out the window are also spectacular.


DoubleTree Resort Lancaster

Address: 2400 Willow Street Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602

  • If you get anything from this article…do not forget your bathing suits!
  • Little ones are welcome to wear water safety gear, we always bring their puddle jumpers.
  • Check the schedule when you arrive so you know what extra activities are available during your stay.
  • A huge perk is that the hotel is centrally located to great restaurants and attractions. We stay at this hotel when visiting Steam Into History, Hershey Park, Strasburg Railroad and more. Our favorite restaurant in the area is The Speckled Hen!

***Thank you DoubelTree Resort for inviting us to stay at your hotel! All information provided in this article is my own non-biased opinion. The Playful Parent was not paid to write this article; this vacationing guide was created to help families plan trips that promote learning through play and family bonding.***