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There’s Something for Everyone in These Family-Friendly Pampanga Resorts

by Danna Peña

Only about an hour and a half away from Manila, the province of Pampanga is a top pick of traveling families for its accessibility, selection of impressive Pampanga hotels, and countless bonding activities.

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Besides being known as a foodie’s haven (fun fact: Pampanga is dubbed as the “Culinary Capital of the Philippines”), it is also home to several popular tourist attractions flocked by locals and foreign tourists alike. Nestled in Central Luzon, the province is bordered by provinces like Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Bulacan, and Zambales. Sought-after tourist attractions in Pampanga include the famous Mount Pinatubo, The Sandbox, Pradera Wake Park, and Nayong Filipino, to name a few.

So if you’re planning a family getaway—whether you’re after a quiet staycation or an excursion to Pampanga’s awesome sights—we’ve handpicked the best kid-friendly Pampanga hotels that the whole family can enjoy.

1. Prado Farms

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With a purpose to instill mindfulness and eco-friendliness in its guests, Prado Farms is a great place to visit for the young ones. The family-owned business is home to an organic farm, eco-lodges, a retreat center, and spacious pathways for biking and strolling. During your family’s stay, satisfy your tastebuds with their delicious Kapampangan food that’s organically-grown from their farm. You can also enjoy a dip in the pool with the kids and spend time appreciating the farm’s repurposed art installation. Prado Farms is a pet-friendly resort, so can also tag your furry friends along for a complete family bonding experience.

Prado Farms
Km 94-95 Jose Abad Santos Highway
Prado Siongco, Lubao
(0998) 804 5395

2. Midori Clark Hotel Pampanga

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Midori Clark Hotel and Casino is a luxury Pampanga hotel with a vast area of 9,900 square meters. The establishment is separated into two individual structures (one for the hotel and the other for its casino) that are linked by a sky bridge on its second level. What’s unique about this hotel is how it offers the convenience of city living while providing cozy and private spaces for family bonding time. The hotel’s spacious rooms are surrounded by a lush green landscape that serve as a breath of fresh air. While the kids have fun wading in the pool, you and your partner can lounge on the lovely cabanas nearby while sipping on a drink. Besides their world-class service, other impressive features of Midori Clark Hotel include a well-equipped fitness center and their Chan Spa.

Midori Clark Hotel and Casino
Kalayaan St., C.M. Recto Avenue, Clark Freeport Zone
(045) 308 8888 / (045) 308 8888
reservations@midorihotel.com

3. Widus Hotel and Casino

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If a family staycation is much-needed, Widus Hotel and Casino is a prime choice. Constantly lauded by various travel websites such as Tripadvisor, it boasts elegance, comfort, and luxury that make for a wonderful family stay. Have a gastronomic adventure with the kids by trying their international cuisine from their several food and beverage outlets. Widus Hotel and Casino is also designed with a modern tropical concept—its selection of rooms provide refreshing views of the pool and garden. If you’ve still got a bit of work to do, you can visit their convenient business center with high-speed WiFi and calling services.

Widus Hotel and Casino
5400 Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Clark Pampanga
Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City
(045) 499 1000
info@widus.com

4. Park Inn by Radisson Clark

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Awarded by Tripadvisor with their 2018 Certificate of Excellence, Park Inn by Radisson Clark is an excellent pick for all kinds of travelers. Bring the whole fam with you for a welcoming Pampanga stay that’s less than eight kilometers from the Clark International Airport and only 5 minutes away from the SM City Clark Mall complex. Not to mention that this Pampanga hotel’s chic furnishings has a modern and vibrant look that's perfect for snapping some family photos. Have some fun under the sun by taking a dip in their adult and children’s pools, or work up a sweat in their well-equipped gym. Do you fear being disconnected from work? Fear not, because the hotel has high-speed internet to help you fulfill your responsibilities.

Park Inn by Radisson Clark
SM City Clark, Manual A. Roxas Avenue
Clark Freeport Zone, Angeles City
(045) 598 7000

5. Quest Hotel Clark

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While Quest Hotel Clark provides a stylish family stay with its impeccably clean rooms and modern interiors, the 4-star luxury hotel won't break the bank. Crafting an elegant mix of business and leisure, it provides all your work and entertainment needs in one place—perfect for the "family person" with an on-the-go lifestyle! Book a stay with the entire fam and make memories by hanging out by the outdoor pool, gorging on delicious food, and lazing about in their cozy rooms. A fan of golf? Swing it out at the Mimosa Golf Course, which is located right across the hotel. Quest Hotel Clark also offers conference facilities, work rooms, and free high-speed WiFi in case you need to get things done.

Quest Hotel Clark
Mimosa Drive, Filinvest Mimosa + Leisure City
Clark Freeport Zone, Philippines, 2023
(045) 599 8000 / (045) 236 5040

6. Marriott Hotel Clark

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Planning that luxurious vacation you and your children deserve? Marriott Hotel Clark will greet you with superb rooms and amenities to make that dream a reality. Newly opened on September 14, Marriott Hotel Clark is a 16-story five-star hotel with world-class restaurants. Its 16th floor will be home to “Smokey Moto”, a Korean-Japanese restaurant with a splendid view of the Mimosa Golf Course that will provide you and the kids an excellent dining experience. Feel at home with their stellar amenities such as the pool, full service spa, and fitness center. The hotel will also provide high-speed internet access and meeting rooms for your work needs.

Marriott Hotel Clark
5400 Manuel A. Roxas Highway, Clark Freeport Zone, Mabalacat
(045) 598 5000

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About Danna
Danna Peña's works can be seen on Rappler, CNN Philippines Life, Deal Grocer Traveler, PURVEYR, Young STAR's Zine, and Food Safety Trends PH Magazine. When she’s not working, she often finds herself exploring all kinds of destinations, may it be a vast sea, a bustling city, a foreign land, or most frequently, a book. View her creative spaces on www.dannapena.com and @dannapena on Instagram.

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