Taking a vacation can be exciting, relaxing and exhilarating; however, frustration can arise when it comes to arranging a trip for the entire family. Finding a hotel with reliable transportation and children-friendly activities all on an affordable budget can be intimidating. But fear not, these 5 hotels in Tokyo are convenient, affordable and in great locations with outstanding family services!
Hotel Century Southern Tower: Convenience is key
Planted in a great location with Shinjuku Station just minutes away, Hotel Century Southern Tower provides outstanding guest services for families looking for their ideal vacation spot. To travel in comfort and style, you can easily arrange a limousine bus with the hotel staff that transports you around Tokyo. You’ll never have to fret about dragging your luggage around, which is perfect for families who would rather spend time viewing beautiful Tokyo sites instead of fumbling with their bags and belongings.
Catch a train at Shinjuku Station, or take a break there since it is one of the most popular city areas with lots to offer for entertainment, romance and leisure. Other nearby areas include Takashimaya Times Square, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, and Odakyu Department Store.
If you’re looking for an outstanding view, the rooms at Hotel Century Southern Tower are intentionally located a bit higher, so guests can see Tokyo Tower, or, if the weather allots, Mount Fuji will greet you in the morning.
Price Range $$$
2-2-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo 151-0053, Japan
Hotel Monterey Ginza: Location! Location! Location!
Hotel Monterey Ginza is conveniently located in the Ginza district of Tokyo for shopping and sightseeing. The front door opens and guests are overwhelmed with great scenery, shopping and food options all around, along with convenient access to the railway station for spontaneous adventures. The facility is modern and simple, offering comfortable accommodations for individuals, couples and families alike.
The Hotel Monterey Ginza is minutes from the main Ginza shopping streets, a popular area that is closed to traffic on the weekends from 12 - 5pm, allowing tourists to walk freely. This practice is known as Hokōsha Tengoku, or “pedestrian heaven!”. It’s so convenient that you may not want to leave, which is OK since the hotel offers luggage storage for guests after they check out.
Price Range $$
1 Chome-10-18 Ginza, Chuo, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Hotel Emion Tokyo Bay: A Disney dream
If Tokyo’s Disney Resort is part of your itinerary, look no further than the Hotel Emion Tokyo Bay. As a Disney Resort partner, the hotel offers relaxing accommodations outside of the resort with great guest benefits: catch a ride with the free resort shuttles and convenient ticket sales. Guests can also enjoy easy access to the Tokyo Skytree and Sea Life Park, located conveniently from the hotel’s front door, ideal situation if your family is looking to wind down after an exciting day out!
Along with perks for the Mickey Mouse lovers, the Hotel Emion Tokyo Bay offers family-friendly amenities including a Family Mart grocery, and Kid Pleasure Rooms, with a child play area in the suite. The hotel proudly highlights its earthquake resistant structure for reassured safety.
The Hotel Emion Tokyo Bay is affordable for families looking to travel on a budget, and for such a great price, you can still depend on the hotel staff and their quality services - which is well-recognised.
Price Range $$
Japan, 〒279-0013 Chiba Prefecture, Urayasu, 日の出1-1-1
Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo: Living luxuriously
For lovers of luxury and advocates for adventure, the Shangri-La Hotel in Tokyo is the place to check in. Start your journey with an exclusive pick up service from Tokyo Station, so you don’t have to worry for a minute about carrying your luggage around.
Prepare to be greeted by positive and attentive staff who will walk you to your 5-star suite. Enjoy the spacious, modern room designs that can accommodate an unlimited number of guests, with spacious sizes and options to add additional beds for children.
When you’re ready to enjoy the city, feel free to go by car, train, foot or even bicycle, as the Shangri-La Hotel offers deluxe car service, bike rentals, and fascinating customer service for those in need of advice on getting around town. If you’re worried about keeping the kids busy during any commute, feel free to rent a portable Wi-Fi device from the front desk to keep your electronic devices filled with entertainment on the road.
Price Range $$$$
100-8283 Tokyo, Chiyoda, Marunouchi, 1−8−3, 丸の内トラストタワー本館
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel: Keep it classy
Enjoy upscale drinks and jazz performances while you relax at the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel. With a classical themed atmosphere and great views in the heart of Shibuya Crossing, the Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel is a great choice for traveling couples, individuals or families.
The hotel offers a variety of restaurants with a fine bakery, so guests can stay for multiple days and never eat at the same place twice! For parents looking for a relaxing evening without the kids, professional childcare services are offered for children ages 3 months and up. Check out more information on the hotel’s childcare services on their website.
The hotel offers large rooms that can accommodate families of any size, with options that include separate toilets and showers for easy sharing. Traditional Japanese style rooms can also be requested for guests looking for an authentic cultural experience. Standard room rates offer options that include a delightful breakfast spread, but there is no requirement if you want to explore the city and the food options outside of the hotel.
Price Range $$$
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya 150-8512, Tokyo Prefecture
Extra fun for family with children!
Looking for something extra to do with the kids after you have found your perfect home away from home? Here’s a hidden gem that many families do not know about: the Tokyo Fire Museum in Shinjuku. Admission to the museum is free, and kids can play on 7 floors of history and fun. The museum includes tons of displays from the 17th century through modern day. Kids have the opportunity to check out an entire fleet of fire engines, try on uniforms, and climb into a full sized helicopter!
The museum is open Tuesdays-Sundays from 9:30am-5:00pm and closed on Mondays. For more information, visit their website below.
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