Japan’s bustling capital Tokyo is an eclectic and eccentric mix of traditional culture and history, with modern architecture and style. There’s so much to do in Tokyo, from history tours to shopping, sampling amazing food, and visiting fun events and even the coastal areas close by. If you’re traveling to Tokyo with your family, no doubt you want to stay somewhere that your kids will love just as much as you do! That requires a good balance of adult amenities, like fitness and spa centers, as well as kid-friendly activities. We’ve done some digging for you to find the top choices for family-friendly hotels in Tokyo so you can narrow down your options and find the perfect place for your budget and preferences.
The Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi is found in the center of bustling Tokyo city, offering hot-spring baths, a sauna, fitness studio, family rooms, and even free video games in the rooms for kids. At the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, you'll find huge suites fit for a big family (or the small family that loves plenty of space). The Premier room is one of the family options that has a king bed and one rollaway/crib, or two queen beds (as needed). You’re also within walking distance to the Imperial Palace and Gardens, which is a nice way to get out and about to see the historical sites without having to catch a cab with the family!
The Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi, Pacific Century Place Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-6277, Japan, +81 3 5222 7222, www.fourseasons.com/tokyo
The Four Seasons Hotel Otemachi is a perfect choice if you're traveling with a larger family. They have various connecting room options as well as larger suites, which will definitely help you relax after a long day of exploring Tokyo. The three-bedroom Imperial suite even has a full kitchen, dining room and separate media room! The kids also get their fair share of pampering and attention and get treated as VIPs, thanks to the Four Seasons Kids Academy experiential learning program! Click here for all the information on how your little one can become a hotelier for the day! Otherwise little guests (aged 3-5) will receive an indoor test as well as an array of toys during their stay. As for kids' dining options, there's a dedicated kids menu for little ones aged 6 and under and they eat for free! Older kids get generous discounts on their meals too. All-round a perfect family-friendly stay in bustling Tokyo.
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo At Otemachi, 1 Chome-2-1 Ōtemachi, Chiyoda City, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan, +81368100600, https://www.fourseasons.com/otemachi/
The Grand Hyatt Tokyo is an upscale award-winning luxury hotel that features modern suites with Japanese aesthetics. There are many different room sizes to fit your family, including the Ambassador Suite, which has two queen beds, a whirlpool tub, and even a private Japanese garden and tatami mat dining room. The hotel has a business center for parents to get some work done as their kids enjoy the pools or even the onsite cinema. There are 10 different bars and restaurants to choose from with many different international cuisines. If you’re traveling to Tokyo in the springtime, you can also walk to the Mohri Garden to witness the cherry blossoms in full bloom.
Grant Hyatt Tokyo, 6 Chome-10-3 Roppongi, Minato City, Tokyo 106-0032, Japan, +81 03 4333 1234, www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/japan/grand-hyatt-tokyo/tyogh
This is an official Tokyo Disney Resort, located right next to Disneyland and DisneySea. The hotel has absolutely everything a family would want and need, with fairytale-themed rooms, views of Mount Fuji, a 24-hour market, multiple pools, a spa, and a fitness center. You can enjoy Japanese, Chinese, Indian and Thai food from the buffet or go to one of their various restaurants. One of the family's favorite options is the Family Happy Magic Room, which can fit up to five people. Additionally, children under 6 years old can even stay for free if they share a bed with a parent!
Hilton Tokyo Bay, 1-8 Maihama Urayasu-shi, 279-0031, Tokyo, Japan, +81 47 355 5000, TokyoBay.Reservations@hilton.com, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/tyotbtw-hilton-tokyo-bay
The Asakusa View Hotel has super spacious family rooms for your vacation. It’s conveniently located less than 10 minutes’ walk from the Senso-Ji Temple, and just 2km from the famous Tokyo Skytree Tower (which you can even see from the family-sized Suite rooms). Their rooms have wifi throughout, flatscreens, expansive views, traditional dining and sitting areas, and more. There are 4 restaurant options at the hotel, with a stunning top-floor bar. There is also an indoor pool, hot tub, and massages available for tired parents looking to unwind. If you’re bringing children under 5 years old, they’ll stay for free.
Asakusa View Hotel, 3-17-1 Nishi-Asakusa, Taito-ku, Tokyo, 111-8765, Japan, +81 03 3847 1111, www.viewhotels.co.jp/asakusa
The Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku made it onto our list as an alternate option for families on a budget, looking to stay in the center of Tokyo. Although the hotel doesn’t have a resort-like feel with pools and other facilities, it is just 15 minutes walk from major department stores for family-fun shopping, as well as some movie theatre options. They have both Italian and French food in their restaurant “In The Garden 135.” This boutique hotel is family-owned, founded in 1997, and has double and twin room options for small families. It’s a great option for families looking to be in central Tokyo without breaking their budget.
Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku, 8-1-3 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 160-0023, Japan, +81 3 3360 1533, www.hotel-rosegarden.jp
This hotel is part of the Hilton family and is found in the huge Shiodome skyscraper that overlooks Tokyo Bay and the historic Hamarikyu Gardens. All children are welcome here, but if your kids are a little older, they may appreciate the luxury feel and even spend some time feeling fancy at the spa that overlooks the huge indoor pool. There’s stunning authentic Japanese and Cantonese food found in the restaurant onsite. For a luxurious stay, the two-bedroom suite is well suited to families, with a bay and garden view, king beds, double bathrooms, and all the executive benefits of an upscale stay.
Conrad Tokyo, 1-9-1 Higashi-Shinbashi, Minato-ku Tokyo, 105-7337, Japan, +81 3 6388 8000, TokyoInfo@conradhotels.com, www.hilton.com/en/hotels/tyocici-conrad-tokyo
The Mitsui Garden Hotel Toyosu is a 4-star hotel with large rooms of modern contemporary decor, stunning outdoor and indoor baths in the public spa, and an overall luxurious feel for small families. It’s more suited to families with one child, but you can also book multiple rooms if that’s in your budget. Similar to the other upscale options on this list, it’s a good choice for older kids who like feeling a bit fancy in their accommodation, with great food and stunning views. It’s centrally located, very close to some museums and historical sites, and has a very artistic aesthetic to the interior spaces. Check out their room options to see which one would suit your family.
Mitsui Garden Hotel Toyosu, Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo, 135-0061, Japan, +81 3 3534 3931, www.gardenhotels.co.jp/toyosu-premier
This hotel is located super close to the popular tourist destinations of the Koto-ji Temple and Tanishiinari Shrine (just a couple of hundred meters or few mins walk away). We like that they option longer-term stays, with weekly and even monthly packages to their apartments. If you like staying in a self-contained apartment with your own kitchen and dining areas, this is a good choice. MIMARU has a host of different room options to fit various sized families, and they even have a special theatre projector experience to add to your rooms with their wall projectors. Your kids will love watching large scale movies in the comfort of your room!
MIMARU Tokyo Kinshicho, 4-11-5 Kotobashi, Sumida-ku, Tokyo-to, 130-0022, Japan, +81 03 6659 6704, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mimaruhotels.com/en/hotel/kinshicho
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba You have beautiful views of Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge from the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba. The hotel also has lots of facilities, including a fitness club, spa and salon, pool, bakery for pastries and other delicious snacks your kids will love, and multiple bars and restaurants. We love that they provide various family plans for a stay with children with special prices for large and connected rooms, depending on your family size and needs. The hotel also has rental items for babies and children to make your stay as comfortable as possible, like bed guards and cribs.
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba, 2-6-1 Daiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo 135-8701, Japan, +81 03 5500 6711, www.tokyo.grandnikko.com