Tokyo is an awesome place to visit with the entire family. There’s lots to do, it’s easy to get around, and the people are friendly. Unfortunately, many of the city’s hotels have small rooms and single beds, and finding a family friendly hotel in Tokyo can be tough. That’s why we’ve taken the time to compile this list of the best kid friendly hotels in Tokyo. Whether the hotel has many kid-friendly amenities, is located near one of Tokyo’s most popular kid-friendly attractions, or just caters to the needs of kids, here are the top 10 kid friendly hotels in Tokyo in no particular order.
Note: When we travel, we usually prefer Airbnbs. However, an Airbnb is not always an option. Plus, when you get an Airbnb, you have to do a lot more work — like making your own bed and cooking your own meals — and sometimes you just want to be pampered.
Hilton Tokyo Bay is an official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort and just a stop away from Disneyland and DisneySea on the Disney monorail. The family friendly hotel in Toyko boasts stunning views of the Tokyo Bay as well as amenities the entire family can enjoy. Take a plunge in the large, seasonal swimming pool. Adults can burn off those extra vacation calories in the indoor fitness pool for adults. The large, themed hotel rooms can easily sleep families of seven, and there are smaller Happy Magic rooms for families of four. For your convenience, the hotel has cribs and chairs. And because adults need relaxation, too, the hotel has an aromatherapy salon with facials, foot baths, and massages.
This massive hotel has over 1,400 guest rooms and occupies two high-rise towers in the center of the city. Hotel rooms are outfitted with air purifiers, humidifiers, and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. There are even free smartphones in each guest room that allow visitors to make free international and domestic phone calls without Wi-Fi. But the themed rooms, including two styles of Hello Kitty rooms, are perhaps the thing that make this hotel so kid friendly. But that’s not all. Keio Plaza Hotel also provides baby cribs, bed guards, Japanese nightwear, kid-sized slippers, and child-sized toothbrushes. If you’re a nursing mother, you’ll definitely appreciate the nursing room in the main tower lobby, and if you’re seeking to catch a break, the hotel also has daycare services.
An affordable hotel with over 3,670 guest rooms spread across four high-rise towers, Shinagawa Prince Hotel is definitely one of the most kid friendly hotels in Tokyo. With so many amenities, you’ll probably have a hard time convincing your kids to leave and explore the local area. At the hotel, you’ll find two large swimming pools, over a dozen food and beverage outlets, an aquarium, nine indoor tennis courts, 14 indoor golf practice boxes, an 80-lane bowling alley, an 11-screen movie theatre, and a shopping mall. If parents decide they need a break, the Dakko Room offers childcare and nursery services. Right next to the JR Shinagawa Train Station, getting around town will be super easy if you decide to stay here.
When you hear “Four Seasons,” most people think of super fancy luxury hotels, but the Four Seasons is one of the most kid friendly hotels in Tokyo. Child guests are greeted with cookies, a small gift, and kid-sized slippers. As for kid-friendly amenities, you can get shuttles to Kidzania from the hotel, request bedtime snacks, and even book reliable babysitters all from the hotel. The rooms are spacious and have large windows that flood the space with natural light. The Four Seasons at Marunouchi also has an on-site restaurant and bar, a traditional Japanese onsen bath, a retail boutique, and several other amenities that are sure to make your entire family comfortable.
This hotel is another official hotel of Tokyo Disneyland and has dozens of family-friendly amenities. That’s why it makes our list as one of the most kid friendly hotels in Tokyo. Kids will love the miniature golf course, the incredible indoor and outdoor pools, and the Treasure Island-themed arcade. The hotel is just ten minutes from Ikspiari — a massive shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. Tokyo’s Sheraton Hotel also has a breakfast buffet, a coffee house, high-end dining options, and more casual eateries. And if you decide to stay up past your bedtime, you can request room service 24/7. A fitness facility and a spa offering massages, facials, foot baths, and other relaxation sessions are available for guests as well.
If you’re looking for a kid friendly hotel in Tokyo that’s near all the iconic sites, the Akusa View Hotel is the way to go. Because it’s so close to the subway station, it makes getting from Point A to Point B with young kids super simple. There are various room configurations, but the views are probably the selling point here. For you and your children’s convenience, the hotel provides bed guards, baby cribs, and child-sized casual cotton kimonos at no additional charge. Though the hotel doesn’t have that many amenities, besides the indoor pool, it’s located in the heart of an exciting and lively neighborhood, making it a great kid friendly hotel in Tokyo.
Nothing makes for a pleasant hotel experience like a visit where you’re made to feel like royalty. That’s what you and your children will get when you stay at this family friendly hotel in Tokyo. The Hiyori Hotel Maihama is not far from Disneyland Tokyo but manages to create a tranquil and sophisticated environment. Choose from an array of unique rooms that can accommodate a maximum of eight guests. Rooms are outfitted with hairdryers, straighteners, and curling irons. There are even foot massagers and shoe dryers. So your children can enjoy their stay just as much as you, the hotel offers rental toys and equipment for little ones.
If you want a bit more space and luxury and are willing to spend a bit more money, Oakwood Premier Tokyo is sure to satisfy. Choose from studios, one-bedroom, two-bedroom, or three-bedroom apartments. When you stay here, you’ll have all the comforts of home, including a full kitchen, washer and dryer, a bathtub, and a shower. The location is impeccable, with Tokyo Station and the Marunouchi business district as neighbors. Though this hotel is a bit more expensive than the others on the list, it’s an awesome choice if you are looking for someplace with a great location and prefer to cook your own meals when traveling.
This kid friendly hotel in Tokyo is located near the Imperial Palace and has many items that can make your kids feel at home. Baby beds, children’s toilet seats, stools, diaper disposal bins, cups, slippers, and toothbrushes are all available to make your little ones’ stay more enjoyable. Humidifiers, DVD players, extra pillows, pajamas, mattress pads, and electronic device chargers are available upon request. If you require babysitting services while traveling abroad, the hotel also has a team of highly-experienced childcare experts on site.
Located in the heart of Tokyo’s Shinjuku District, this hotel is a popular choice for travelers, including those traveling with kids. Although the rooms are a bit small, they are comfortable and feature flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges. All the 624 guest rooms are non-smoking. For your family’s safety and protection, the elevators are controlled by a verification system which only allows hotel guests up to the guest room floors. Though the hotel doesn’t have that many kid-friendly amenities, we really appreciated this extra layer of security. Nevertheless, guests at the Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku have access to a spa, restaurant and bar, room service, and more.
Hope this helps! Have you ever been to Tokyo? Where did you stay? How was your experience? Let us know! We’d love to hear from you.