"Winning this award is a true testament to all we do to make families feel welcome by offering amenities that appeal to families such as spacious suites, hot breakfasts, complimentary shuttle service, and even cookies and milk at night," said Kim Akers, vice president of West Hospitality. "To find a hotel with our level of amenities and service at a $159 price point is a very rare combination." West Inn & Suites offers visitors numerous amenities attractive to kids and parents alike. A special concierge called The Kids' Ring Leader can help families organize daily activities, whether it's a trip to nearby Legoland, a visit to the Flower Fields, or an afternoon at the Museum of Making Music. Situated close to the beach, shopping and golf, guests looking for outdoor activities can try surf lessons or standup paddle boarding arranged through the Sports Enthusiast concierge. For the complete list of winners from the 2013 Travelers' Choice Awards for Hotels for Families, go to www.tripadvisor.com/TravelersChoice-Family. About West Inn & Suites West Inn & Suites is an 86-room boutique hotel offering the ultimate in luxurious detail with a classic style. Located in Carlsbad, California, the coastal North San Diego County location is within a five minute walk to the beach and five minute drive to area attractions such as Legoland, world-renown golf courses, shopping and restaurants. Featuring all king bedded rooms and suites, the pet friendly hotel also offers pet amenities such as its own dog park and patio dining at adjacent Bistro West restaurant. Unique on-property amenities include: complimentary shuttle service anywhere in Carlsbad; specialty concierges such as The Kids Ring Leader who is prepped with area activity suggestions from a childʼs perspective including everything from where to find the best hot fudge sundae to insider tips on visiting Legoland; and The Romance Advisor who can plan the perfect date night, map out the best romantic spots to view the sunset, or arrange an intimate wedding; and The Sports Enthusiast who can arrange morning yoga sessions on the beach, naturalist-led walks of the area lagoons, kayaking, surfing, and stand-up paddle boarding.