Japan’s bustling capital Tokyo is an eclectic and eccentric mix of tradition and modern. Head there for shopping, great food, fish markets, temples and the nearby beautiful coastal areas. Gardens are scattered all over the city ready and waiting for you to explore.
Located in the center of Tokyo, this hotel has two pools to choose from for some family fun. The Diamond pool has a resort like feel, while the Sky pool is perfect for the entire family to enjoy. There are many dining options to choose from including western varieties. It’s central location make it a great option for exploring this majestic city.
Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa, 3-13-1 Takanawa Chome Minato Ku Tokyo 108-8612, Japan, +81 3 3447 1111, www.princehotels.com/en/newtakanawa/
If you’re planning a stay here and there are Hello Kitty fans among you, then you must book the Hello Kitty room. An entire room has been dedicated to the pink kitty, making it perfect for little girls. An outdoor pool is located on the 7th floor, so make sure you spend some splash time there. There are 18 bars and restaurants to choose from, picky eaters will be impressed.
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo, 2-2-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo, 160-8330 Japan, +81 3 3344 0111, www.keioplaza.com
Centrally located this is a great hotel for the family to stay. Stay on a high floor and you will get a beautiful view of the city. This hotel is all about family and they can help you with babysitting services, children's activities, children's menu, children's video rental, cribs, family package offered, and high chairs. Many dining options are available too so why not enjoy a relaxing brunch before you depart.
Hilton Tokyo, 6 Chome-6-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan, +81 3 3344 5111, www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/japan/hilton-tokyo-TYOHITW/index.html
Centrally located in Shiodome, this is a great place to stay with the family. Many of the main sights are nearby. There are a handful of good dining options and as you dine be sure to check out many of the beautiful pieces of art on show. This is part of the gallery they have on offer both around the hotel and in some rooms. Ready to explore, then head out to the Tokyo Tower and the fish market for lunch.
Park Hotel Tokyo, Shiodome Media Tower 1-7-1 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku 1057227 Tokyo, +81 3 6252 1111, http://en.parkhoteltokyo.com
Located next to Shinjuku Central Park and the Imperial Gardens, this is a great place to explore from. Concierge will help you to plan out your day, they can organize tours and recommend walks around the city. After a day out, have some pool time with the kids. Feeling Hungry? There are 8 wonderful restaurants, bar and pastry shop to cater to all tastes.
Hyatt Regency Tokyo, 2 Chome-7-2 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023, Japan, +81 3 3348 1234, http://tokyo.regency.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
This is a modern hotel which focuses on traditional twists. It is in funky Shibuya, so for trend setting kiddos check out some of the weird and wacky this city has to offer. Many of the main sights are close by as well as shopping. Dog lovers should visit the statue of Hachiko the famous dog who never left his masters side.
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, 26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku,Tokyo 150-8512 Japan, +81 3 3476 3000, www.ceruleantower-hotel.com/en/
Located in the Northern part of the city, the hotel is close to the Sunshine Aquarium, Tokyo Dome, Jiyu Gakuen Myonichikan, Mejiro Garden, and Animate. Rooms are contemporary and have free WiFi, they have a large array of dining options for you to enjoy. Why not have afternoon tea in the Pastry & Bake boutique. Enjoy!
Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo, 1-6-1 Nishi-Ikebukuro,Toshima-ku Tokyo, 171-8505, Japan, +81 3 3980 1111, www.hotelmetropolitan.jp/
If you’re feeling a little lost in translation, then the Park Hyatt is for you! Enjoy some time in the pool with the kids as Dad explores a whiskey tasting at the New York Grill and Bar. Ready to explore? Then head out into the ever cool Shinjuku. This is a popular shopping and entertainment district. Head there in March or April as the cherry blossoms come out in full bloom.
Park Hyatt Tokyo, 3-7-1-2 Nishi Shinjuku, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo, Japan, 163-1055, +81 3 5322 1234, http://tokyo.park.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html