Which district is good to stay for family with small children?
Tokyo is huge city – Parents need to choose suitable district for family trip before picking up hotels.
I want to pick up one specific place, but what is the best is always different depends on each family. (Kid’s age / Purpose of trip / Budget / Itinerary / Personal preference , etc. )
So Let me show you quick district impression of Tokyo first, then check recommends area for your family situation.
For first visitor – Quick city overview
One picture for one city for you to get to know the districts atmosphere. (13 main area of Tokyo )
Did you get the picture of Tokyo districts?
Best hotel area list for family situation
So, those are my recommendation of Tokyo district by your family travel situation.
I hope it helps when you see hotel reservation site!
|Kids age||District of Tokyo||Why|
|Baby ~ Toddler (0-3)||Tokyo Sta. / Shinagawa||Smooth access from Airport|
|Pre-school kids (3-5)||Ginza||Safe & clean to walk around|
|Grade Schooler (5-12)||Asakusa / Odaiba||Fun to explore|
|Teen (12-18)||Shinjuku / Shibuya||Fun to explore day & night|
|Purpose||District of Tokyo||Why|
|Tokyo sightseeing||Ginza / Asakusa||Easy access to everywhere|
|Also going to Kyoto or Osaka||Tokyo Sta. / Ueno / Shinagawa||Near “Bullet train” station|
|Also going to Mt.fuji||Shinjuku||Good access to Mt. Fuji|
|Also going to Hokkaido/Okinawa||Shinagawa||Easy access to HANEDA Airport|
|Going to Tokyo Disneyland||Maihama||Stay near dreamland|
|Budget / atmosphere||District of Tokyo||Why|
|High-class||Roppongi / Tokyo Sta. / Ginza||Popular district for tourist|
|Mid-class||Shinagawa / Odaiba||Near amusement facility|
|Budget||Asakusa / Ueno / Ikebukuro||More local atmosphere|
|Mixture (depends on hotels)||Shinjuku / Shibuya||Urban clutter|
|Atmosphere||District of Tokyo||Why|
|Japanese traditional||Asakusa / Ueno||Traditional / Local atmosphere|
|Lively||Shinjuku / Shibuya / Roppongi / Ikebukuro||Mixture of current culture|
|Sophisticated||Ginza / Nihonbashi||Shopping district|
|Symbol of Tokyo||Tokyo tower / Tokyo Sta.||Feeling THE Tokyo|
My recommended hotels for family in central Tokyo
These links are my recommendations considering location or kid’s age or situation.
(*This is not an reservation site, my personal research lists. )
I understand hotel reservation in Tokyo is big task to do,,, but if you enjoy searching it and could find suitable hotel for your family, your Tokyo Trip must be already awesome!
Good luck for your trip!!
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