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Summer break 2014: Best family hotels where kids stay and eat free

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Summer break is just around the corner, so maybe it's time to look at fun options for your summer family vacation.

Whether you plan to travel by car or fly, can seriously affect the price point of your trip. If you are looking for ways to save money without sacrificing quality, certain hotels offer free accommodations for children 18 and under, free meals, and allows small family pets.

The hotel and travel website FamilyVacationCritic.com, features hotel reviews rated by families.

Hotel Renew by Aston in Honolulu, offers a year-round special of children 18 and under stay free with parents, and dogs up to 20 pounds are welcome to stay, too. Complimentary continental breakfast is served daily. The hotel has a 93% family approval rating.

Holiday Inn Resort, Aruba, features an All-Inclusive Package for families. Plus, kids ages 12 and under stay and eat free. On-site amenities include three restaurants, tennis courts, an expansive pool area (which includes a children's pool), game room, spa and casino, for adult action. The hotel offers sitters if needed. The hotel has a 83% family approval rating.

Renaissance Curacao Resort offers 237 guest rooms and suites of the Renaissance are located on four floors, all with interior entries; choose from seven room styles. The Ocean Queen and Resort King are most suited for more than three people; adjoining rooms are available as well. ​All-inclusive rates and kids under 12 stay free. The hotel has a 90% family approval rating.

Check out the website and enter your desired location and number of children, and peruse family hotels, ratings, and the details of special offers and family packages.

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