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Where is Stay in Tokyo

Ranking first in the “Best Overall Experience” category in TripAdvisor’s World City Survey in 2014, it is no wonder why Tokyo is one of the most visited places in Japan.

Local and foreign tourists alike are attracted to visit these places: Yokohama, Odaiba and Tokyo Disneyland. Read on to know why.

Yokohama: The Populous Municipality of Japan

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Yokohama is officially Japan’s second largest city with a total population of 3.7 million that makes Japan an incorporated city. The city is considered as one of the most populous municipality in Japan and is the capital of the Kanagawa Prefecture.

As far as the municipality of Japan is concerned, Yokohama remains popular among expats and has one of the world’s largest china towns and preserves Western residences in the Yamate district.

The Past of Yokohama

Towards the end of the Edo Period (1603-1867), the undiscovered city of Yokohama was a fishing village near a rest stop called Kanagawa on the Tokaido a long time ago. The destiny of the city changed when the American fleet arrived off the coast under Commodore Matthew Perry to influence Japan to launch a foreign trade abruptly in the year 1853 – 1854.

Just like any other cities, Yokohama also experienced a destruction that destroyed much of the city, and that was the Great Kanto Earthquake that happened in the year 1923. When WWII air raids, the occupation forces were initially based in the city but then moved to the Yokosuka coast, however, these mass destructions and annihilations didn’t stop Yokohama from growing, yet the late 20th century saw re-advancement and re-improvement of the harbor area.

Getting around Yokohama

Yokohama is just 20 minutes train ride from South of Central Tokyo. Nearest airport to Yokohama are Narita Airport and Haneda Airport. There are train lines which you can access going to Yokohama, and some of them are as follows:

Tokyu Toyoko Line
Travelling to Yokohama from Tokyo and vice versa, this is the cheapest travel route. Travel takes around 25 minutes and costs around 270 yen.

JR Tokaido Line
This line is the fastest travel route between Tokyo Station and Yokohama Station. Travel takes around 20 to 25 minutes, costing around 290 yen to 470 yen.

JR Shonan Shinjuku Line
This line provides lots of possible travel routes between Yokohama and Ikebukuro in Central Tokyo, Saitama, Gunma and Tochigi Prefectures in northern Tokyo, Shinjuku and Shibuya. Travel takes around 20 to 30 minutes and costs around 390 yen to 550 yen.

Keikyu Keihinkyuko Line
This line provides provide the fastest trains called “rapid limited express” and connects Shinagawa with Haneda Airport and Yokohama. Travel takes around 20 minutes and costs around 300 yen.

JR Tokaido Shinkansen
Trains travelling in the Tokiado Shinkansen line make stopovers at Shin-Yokohama Station. From there, it takes about 10 to 15 minutes from Yokohama Station and the city center through the JR Yokohama line or subway. Travel from Tokyo Station to Shin-Yokohama takes only around 15 minutes.

Hotels with Luxurious Service

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InterContinental Yokohama Grand

Ideally situated in one of the city’s most popular locales, this hotel is designed for both business and leisure travel. Easily accessed from the airport, this 5-star hotel enjoys a close proximity to some sightseeing and local attractions. Ensuring a pleasant stay for guests, the facilities and services offered by this hotel includes free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service, luggage storage and car park.

Features:
・24 – Hour room service
・Business Center
・Executive Floor
・Safety Deposit Boxes
・Tours
・Restaurant
・Salon
・Bar
・Laundry Service
・Shops

Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu

Rated as the number one hotel in Yokohama by several websites, this hotel offers exquisite views from private balconies. Japan, despite being one of the busiest countries in the world, guests staying at this hotel enjoy a modern and comfortable stay, making them leave all their worries behind.

Features:
・24 – Hour Front Desk
・Bar
・Meeting Facilities
・Safety Deposit Boxes
・Airport Transfer
・Coffee Shop
・Restaurant
・Laundry Service
・Shops

Yokohama Royal Park Hotel

This hotel is an ideal spot from which to discover Yokohama since it is nestled within the city. It offers an easy access to different destinations because of its convenient location.

Features:
・Chapel
・24 – Hour Front Desk
・Currency Exchange
・Luggage Storage
・Restaurant
・Salon
・Taxi Service
・Airport Transfer
・Executive Floor
・Meeting Facilities
・Postal Service
・Safety Deposit Boxes

Hotel New Grand

Often times, hotels that offer luxury and style are difficult to find in Japan, yet Hotel New Grand offers it. While this hotel is classically decorated, it is extremely modern at the same time. Living up to its reputation for quality and luxurious service, this hotel has been the host of several foreign celebrities and dignitaries.

Features:
・24 – Hour Front Desk
・Business Center
・Coffee Shop
・Dry Cleaning
・Meeting Facilities
・Shops
・Concierge
・Safety Deposit Boxes
・Currency Exchange
・Executive Floor

Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel and Towers

Amid the city’s busy atmosphere, the Yokohama Bay Sheraton Hotel and Towers offers an overlooking view of the Yokohama Bay, and is only a minute’s walk from Yokohama Railway Station.

Features:
・24 – Hour Front Desk
・Bar
・Concierge
・Meeting Facilities
・Business Center
・Currency Exchange
・Safety Deposit Boxes
・Laundry Service
・Luggage Storage

Restaurants with Fine Cuisine

Heichinrou Yokohama Honten

Established 130 years ago and considered one of the most famous Chinese restaurants in Japan, Heinchinrou offers everything from luxurious courses to casual dimsum. This restaurant has more than 50 chefs, serving different dishes and showing their cooking abilities.

Additional Information:
Cuisine: Cafe
Address: 149 Yamashitachō, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken 231-0023
Regular Hours: 11:00 am – 3:00pm, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Phone: + 81 45-681-3001

Bills Yokohama

The Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse which is over 100 years old is home to the second Bills restaurant in Japan. In addition to the scrambled eggs and ricotta pancakes that Bills Yokohama serves, it also provides a stunning view over the Yokohama Bay. Their specialty is “berry berry pancake”.

Additional Information:
Cuisine: Chinese, Cantonese, Yum Cha / Dim Sum
Address: Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse Building 2, 1-1-2 Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken, 231-0001
Regular Hours: 9:00 am – 11:00 pm (Weekdays), 8 am – 11:00 pm (Weekends)
Phone: + 81 45-650-1266

Saiko Shinkan

This is an ideal place if one desires excellent food at a premium with exclusive atmosphere in Yokohama. Unlike most frozen food served in Yokohama’s Chinatown, Saiko Shinkan’s dishes are served without preservatives.

Additional Information:
Cuisine: Chinese, Cantonese, Dim Sum
Address: 192 Yamashitacho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0023, Kanagawa Prefecture Regular Hours: 11:30 am – 9:30 pm (Weekdays), 11:00 am – 9:30 pm (Weekends)
Phone: + 81 45-664-3155

Katsuretsu An

Unlike any other restaurants, Katsuretsu An picked-up a very spacious and calm atmosphere in Yokohama. Since 1927, the year it was established, it offers an unchanging Yokohama cuisine that has still reached the taste of many people in Yokohama.

Additional Information:
Cuisine: Japanese
Address: 5-58-2 Tokiwa-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0014, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone: + 81 45-681-4411

Sirius

A Sky Lounge towering over the Port of Yokohama is the Siruis Restaurant. Promising an overwhelming view from the top, the restaurant also serves a very special dinner to its very special customers. The place is best to celebrate with the most important people and share unforgettable memories moment by moment.

Additional Information:
Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Address: 1-8 Ishikawa-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
Regular Hours: 5:00 pm – 2:00 am (Weekdays), 4:00 pm – 2:00 am (Weekends)
Phone: + 81 45-662-5993

Yokohama Festivals

Minato Mirai 21 Sakura Festa (Cherry Blossom Festival)

The cherry blossom season again. In Japan, it is very traditional to appreciate the beauty of flowers most especially, the cherry blossoms (sakura). Growing and expanding over the Minato Mirai 21 area from JR Sakuragicho Station to Yokohama Landmark Tower and PACIFICO Yokohama is a 500m of cherry-tree-lined street called “Sakura-dori”. During the Festa, the Sakura-dori cherry blossoms can be enjoyed since it will be lit up by LED lights, surrounded by modern high-rise buildings generating a hypnagogic view of the flowers.

Date/s: March 26 to April 3
Venue: Minato Mirai 21 Area
Access: Sakuragicho Station: JR Keihin Tohoku Negishi Line / Municipal Subway Line / Minatomirai Station: Minatomirai Line

Kanagawa Shimbun Fireworks Festival

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Considered one of the Yokohama’s biggest event during summer is the Kanagawa Shimbun Fireworks Festival. There are over 15,000 shell features of fireworks display in this event every year producing a half kilometer wide of fireworks that can lead to a very radiant and luminous view of the night sky for free.

Date/s: August 1 (or every first week of August)
Venue: Rinko Park (Offshore of Rinko Park in Minato Mirai 21 Area)
Time: 7:00pm – 8:15pm
Access: Minato Mirai Station (5 minutes by foot)
Bashamichi Station (14 minutes by foot)
Sakuragicho Station (20 minutes by foot)

Yokohama Jazz Promenade

A turn of the city of Yokohama into a music stage is what this event all about. It is the biggest jazz festival in the district that gathers around 100,000 audiences and more than 2,000 professional and amateur musicians from Japan annually. Different styles of jazz sessions will be held in concert halls, live houses and or on the streets.

Date/s: October 10 – 11
Venue: Over 50 venues around Yokohama (includes: Port Opening Memorial Hall, Yokohama Kanai Hall, Landmark Hall, Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse No.1, Yokohama Minato Mirai Main Hall, etc.)
Time: 11:30am – 9:00pm

Yokohama Port Festival

This is the best time to enjoy fireworks with the beam of lights and music. This festival is held to celebrate the grand opening of the Yokohama port. There are several activities that may entertain visitors such as boarding ships or test-riding the ships while watching live performances in the seaborne area.

Date/s: May 30, June 2
Venue: Rinko Park and Seaborne Area
Time: 7:20pm – 7:50pm

View Points

Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse

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A major tourist spot in Yokohama, the Yokohama Red Brick Warehouse is a cultural and commercial facility that utilizes two historical buildings established more than a century ago.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1-2, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0001
Telephone number: 045-227-200
Opening hours: Retail hours and holidays may vary depending on store

Yokohama Cosmoworld

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Yokohama Cosmoworld, located in the center of Minato Mirai, is an amusement park that includes the giant Ferris wheel that is a prominent image of the area’s skyline. It is inexpensive, easily accessed and extremely family friendly.

Additional Information:
Address: 2-8-1, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0001
Telephone number: 045-641-6591
Opening hours: 11:00-21:00 *Golden Week holiday, spring, winter and summer vacations, weekends 11:00-22:00 Closed on Thursdays, Irregular holiday.

Cup Noodles Museum

The Cup Noodles Museum, located in Yokohama’s Minato Mirai District, is an interactive and fun museum. The museum presents the history of instant ramen, displays the design of Nissin ramen packages from when it first started, provides an interactive experience to let the visitors design their own cup of noodles.

Additional Information:
Address: 2-3-4, Shinko, Naka-ku, Yokohama, 231-0001
Telephone number: 045-345-0918
Opening hours: 10:00-18:00 (Last entry 17:00) Closed on Tuesdays (open if holiday / next day will be closed), year-end & new year holidays.

 

Odaiba: The Man Made Island in Tokyo

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Odaiba from the central Tokyo, is a huge artificial land in Tokyo Bay, Japan and is known for its popular shopping, leisure and entertainment district. In the late 20th century, Odaiba has expanded as a seaport district and then later on, small islands were reunited into larger islands by extensive landfills and matured into an astonishing futuristic residential, business and leisure area since the 1990’s.

Odaiba and its History

Odaiba has a lot of events that has happened in its history before it was made and built as of what is now in its current state in Japan. The name “Odaiba” literally means a “platform site” and is originated as a set of small man-made islands in Tokyo which is “Daiba” in Japanese formally refers to the cannon batteries placed on the islands.

Travelling to Odaiba

Odaiba is connected to the Tokyo proper by multiple bridges and tunnels including the scenic Rainbow Bridge. Travelling to Odaiba can always be done by train or by boat.

By train:

Yurikamome
An automated, elevated train with rubber tires called to be a “new transit system”, which connects Shimbashi Station on the Yamanote Line and Toyosu Station on the Yurakucho Subway Line. A ride from Shimbashi and Daiba Station takes for about 15 minutes and is worth 320 Yen.

Rinkai Line
This line connects Osaki Station on the JR Yamanote Line with the Shin-Kiba Station on the JR Keiyo Line stopping at the Tokyo Teleport and Kokusai Tenjijo underground stations in Odaiba. There are also trains from JR Saikyo Line that continues to travel on the Rinkai Line and can get straight connections between Shinjuku, Shibuya and Odaiba. The Shinjuku to Tokyo Teleport Station takes about 25 minutes of time and is worth 500 Yen.

By boat:

Tokyo Water Bus
The water bus operates along Odaiba Seaside Park and Hinode Pier for about 20 minutes and costs 480 Yen. A direct boat is about 50 minutes of travel for 1560 Yen from Asakusa to Odaiba. In additional, there are limited boats that travel from the Hinode Pier to Palette Town and Tokyo Big Sight for 410 Yen in 25-35 minutes, one boat per hour except on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Places to stay in Odaiba

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Grand Pacific Le Daiba
(135-8701 Tokyo Prefecture, Minato-ku Daiba 2-6-1, Japan)

Grand Pacific Le Daiba is a luxurious 30-foot hotel in Odaiba located 20 minutes from Haneda International Airport and across the Rainbow Bridge from central Tokyo. The hotel is a perfect place to stay for leisure or business trips.

Amenities offered:
・Room Service
・Fitness Center with gym/Workout room
・Free High Speed Internet/Wifi
・Bar/Lounge
・Pool
・Restaurant

Hilton Tokyo Odaiba
(135-8625 Tokyo, Minato-ku Daiba 1-9-1, Japan)

Hilton Tokyo Odaiba is located at the waterfront disctrict of Tokyo Bay. The hotel offers spectacular views from the Tokyo Skyline, Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge from the private balcony of every room.

Amenities offered:
・Air conditioned rooms
・Business Center
・Bar Area
・Fitness Center
・Room Service
・Babysitting Service
・Foreign Currency Exchange

Hotel Trusty Tokyo Bayside
(3-1-5 Ariake, Koto 135-0063, Tokyo Prefecture)

Hotel Trusty Tokyo Bayside is a more modernized hotel with a New York sharp design, standard equipped and a good location for the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition.

Amenities offered:
・Free Internet
・Room Service
・Free Parking
・Restaurant
・Bar/Lounge
・Air conditioning
・Tour/Ticket Assistance
・Laundry Service

Oakwood Apartments Ariake
(3-6-6 Ariake, Koto 135-0063, Tokyo Prefecture)

Oakwood Apartments Ariake is located in a futuristic waterfront district in the coastal subcenter of Odaiba, Tokyo. The 122-roomed apartment is refreshingly designed for the world business travelers in a very discreet setting way possible.

Amenities offered:
・Free Internet/Wifi
・Restaurant
・Workout Room
・Bar
・On-site Convenience Store
・Car Park

Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel
(3-7-11 Ariake, Koto 135-0063, Tokyo Prefecture)

Tokyo Bay Ariake Washington Hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Panasonic Center Tokyo, Tokyo International Centre, and Tokyo Big Sight. This hotel is an easy-to-go point of Tokyo since the metro is very close to the place.

Amenities offered:
・Free Wifi/Free Wired Intenet
・Refrigerators and TV’s
・Dry Cleaning
・Laundry Facilities
・2 Restaurants
・Self-Parking
・Meeting Rooms

Restaurants in Odaiba

Teppan Yaki Hamayu Restaurant
(2-6-1 Daiba | Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba 30F, Minato 135-8071, Tokyo Prefecture)

The Teppan Yaki Hamayu Restaurant has a stunning view of the Tokyo Bay from the window of the top floor of the hotel. Opening hour is 11:30am to 2:30 pm, lunch time and 5:30pm to 9:00pm, dinner time. Average budget for one person is 6,000 Yen/lunch, 16,500 Yen/dinner.

King of the Pirates, Aqua City Odaiba
(1-7-1 Daiba | 5F Aqua City Odaiba, Minato 135-0091, Tokyo Prefecture)

King of the Pirates, Aqua City Odaiba is a legend pirate-themed restaurant that offers delicious Japanese seafood menu. Business hour is from 11:00 to 23:00. Price range is from 3,500 Yen to 4, 500 Yen.

Queen’s Bath Resort
(1-7-1 Daiba | 6F Aquacity Odaiba, Minato 135-0091, Tokyo Prefecture)

Queen’s Bath Resort is a gorgeous Hawaiian cuisine that is based on French culture and hospitality service. It is highly recommended for New Year’s party event which only costs 4,500 Yen and Wedding second meeting plan for 4,300 Yen with an “all you can drink” package. Dinner course price is usually 3,500 Yen.

Foodiun Bar Issa
(Daiba, Minato 135-0091, Tokyo Prefecture)

Foodiun Bar Issa offers a great range of creative international menus for its customers. Unlike any others, Foodiun Bar Issa offers not just food menu, but also drinks menu. Opening hour is at 16:00 and operates 7 days a week. Price range is from 3,800 Yen and so on.

Ocean Dining Restaurant
(1-9-1 Daiba | Hilton Tokyo Odaiba, Minato 135-8625, Tokyo Prefecture)

Ocean Dining Restaurant serves Italian, Chinese, Seafood or International cuisines with a splendid bay view for a wonderful dining. Due to its fantastic views, customers tend to come over and over again and of course, it also offers a very good buffet, most especially breakfast menu that matches well with the scenery.

Festivities around Odaiba

Tokyo Idol Festival
Tokyo Idol Festival is known to be the world’s largest event idol festival where idol fans around the world don’t miss and gather together to experience the Japanese idol culture. Since the festival happens every year, the event hopes to reach more and more idols and fans than it did in the past years.

Odaiba Rainbow Fireworks
Explosions of color can be seen in the month of November and December as well in Odaiba. This fireworks can be viewed from anywhere in the Seaside Park area, and are shot into the sky between Odaiba and the Rainbow Bridge. There is usually 1,800 fireworks display for about 10 minutes which starts at exactly 19:00 and replicates the Statue of Liberty from the shore.

Motorsport Japan Festival
Another one of the largest events in the country is the Motorsport Japan Festival. This event is designed to particularly promote the beauty of cars and motorcycles through motorsports. Admission is always free and visitors of all ages are all welcome.

Odaiba Christmas Tree
There are a lot of Christmas Trees in Japan that are already proved traditional, one of these is the Daiba Memorial Tree which has already reached its 19th year located in Odaiba, Tokyo.

Viewpoints all over Odaiba

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DiverCity Tokyo Plaza

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DiverCity Tokyo Plaza is known to be the guardian of Tokyo and a Gundam Museum because of its Gundam lit up every evening from 6:00 to 11:00pm and Gundam head move and mist spray performance at 3:00 and 5:00 in the day.

Odaiba Seaside Park
Odaiba Seaside Park is best for paddling, boardsailing and pleasure walk hobbies. The park is just a 3-minute walk from the Odaiba Kaihin Koen Station or Daiba Station on the Shinkotsu Yurikamome Line and is an immediate access from the Odaiba Koen sea bus stop.

Oedo-Onsen-Monogatari
A lavish natural onsen theme park in Odaiba located near the Tokyo Bay is the Oedo-Onsen-Monogatari. It is a great place for the uninitiated to first experience a Japanese hot spring bath with 14 varieties of baths that includes indoor by using water from natural hot springs in a 1,400 meters underground source.

Fuji TV Odaiba

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The Fuji TV is an Odaiba landmark that holds a large scale of public events. Most of the shows are launched outside so visitors can watch the filming. The 25-floored building also offers visitors a chance to see the operations on the 5th floor and is a great chance to watch the so called infotainment programming of the Japanese TV.

Rainbow Bridge

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The Rainbow Bridge is a bridge crossing the northern Tokyo Bay between Shibaura Pier and the Odaiba waterfront development in Minato. This features a beautiful stretched shape like of a rainbow over the Tokyo Bay as what it is called and gives people an incredible view. The bridge is illuminated from the sunset until midnight to add amazing scenery.

 

Tokyo Disneyland: Where Dreams Come True

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Tokyo Disneyland is a 115-acre (46.5 ha) theme park based on the films produced by Walt Disney at the Tokyo Disney Resort located in Chiba, Japan. It is the first Disney theme park built outside the United States, and it opened on April 15, 1983. The Walt Disney Imagineering constructed the theme park with the same design as Disneyland in California and Magic Kingdom in Florida.

History of Tokyo Disneyland

The first basic contract for the construction of Disneyland in Tokyo was signed in April 1979. As indication of the soaring expectations for the park in the future, the construction was covered by hundreds of media reporters. The final cost of Tokyo Disneyland almost doubled the estimated budget costing. Tokyo Disneyland has been a consistent origin of pride since opening day over 30 years ago.

Travel Guide to Tokyo Disneyland

Most foreign visitors would probably land at Narita Airport (IATA: NRT). Right upon landing, there are buses that will bring visitors to Tokyo Disneyland in 60-90 min at an estimated cost of 2400 yen and 1200 yen for children. By train is an alternative method in order to reach Tokyo Disneyland. The visitors will take the Narita express to Tokyo and transfer to JR Keiyo Line. It takes 90-100 min and costs 2570 yen.
If the visitors happen to land at Tokyo International Airport (IATA: HND), also known as Haneda Airport, there are more buses, also operated by Airport Limousine, that travel to Tokyo Disneyland 3 to 5 times per hour. The ride takes 50-70 min and costs 810 yen. The alternative by train is cheaper than the bus, but will need to take three trains. From Haneda airport there are two train lines: Keikyu Express line (travels to Shinigawa), or The Tokyo Monorail (runs to Hamamatsucho). Upon arriving to Shinigawa or Hamamatsucho, the visitors will ride Jr Yamanote line to Tokyo and finally will take the JR Keiyo line to Maihama.

Hotels near Tokyo Disneyland

Hotel Okura Tokyo Bay

Hotel Okura Tokyo Bay is an urban resort hotel located in Tokyo Disney Resort Area neighborhood in Tokyo. It features a southern European-style courtyard and offers a variety of facilities.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-8, Maihama, Urayasu 279-8585, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: 00 81 3-4578-0473
Website: okuratokyobay.net
Hotel Class: 4.5 star

Main Amenities:
・Room service
・Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
・Bar / Lounge
・Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
・Pool
・Restaurant

Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay Hotel

The Sheraton Grande Tokyo Bay hotel is located in the Tokyo Disney Resort and overlooks Tokyo Bay. It offers indoor and outdoor pools, specialty Disney shops, a kids’ play area and 4 dining options.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-9 Maihama, Urayasu 279-0031, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: (81)(47) 355 5555
Website: sheratongrandetokyobay.com/en/club
Hotel Class: 4.2 star

Main Amenities:
・Room Service
・Restaurant
・Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
・Bar / Lounge
・Spa
・Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
・Pool

Hilton Tokyo Bay

Hilton Tokyo Bay is the official hotel of Tokyo Disney Resort and it is adjacent to Tokyo Disneyland and Tokyo DisneySea. This hotel offers spacious rooms with ocean views, squash courts, a coffee bar and a beauty center.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-8 Maihama, Urayasu 279-0031, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: 00 81 47-355-5000
Hotel Class: 4 star

Main Amenities:
・Room Service
・Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
・Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
・Pool
・Restaurant
・Bar / Lounge
・Spa

Tokyo Disneyland Hotel

Tokyo Disneyland Hotel stands just across the entrance to Tokyo Disneyland and is designed in the same Victorian style as the Disney World Bazaar.

Additional Information:
Address: 29-1 Maihama, Urayasu 279-8505, Chiba Prefecture

Main Amenities:
・Room Service
・Free Parking
・Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
・Pool
・Restaurant

Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel

Tokyo Bay Maihama Hotel Club resort is easy to access to Tokyo and Tokyo Disneyland. This hotel offers spacious rooms and offers a free shuttle to/ from the Bayside Monorail Station.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-34 Maihama, Urayasu 279-0031 , Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81-47-355-2411
Website: tbm-clubresort.jp/eng/
Hotel Class: 3.5 star

Main Amenities:
・Free Internet
・Restaurant

Five Popular Restaurants

1.)Captain Hook’s Galley

Captain Hook’s galley is a restaurant located the hull of the Pirate Ship near Skull Rock. It offers an adventurous stop to have a quick bite.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1 Maihama | Tokyo Disneyland Fantasy land, Urayasu 279-8511, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-683-3777

2.)Eastside Café

Eastside Café is a table service Italian-style restaurant. It offers three-course pasta menu (appetizer, pasta, dessert and drink) and a four-course entrée menu.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1 Maihama | Tokyo Disneyland World Bazaar, Urayasu 279-0031, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-683-3333

3.)The Skipper’s Galley

The Skipper’s Galley is a small stand that serves pork spare ribs with barbecue sauce. This small stand doesn’t provide tables and chairs, so if the customers want to sit and eat, they will have to find a nearby bench.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1 Maihama | Tokyo Disneyland Adventureland, Urayasu 279-0031, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-683-3777

4.)China Voyager

China Voyage is a buffeteria style counter service restaurant that offers hot and delicious ramen at a very reasonable price.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1 Maihama | Tokyo Disneyland Adventureland, Urayasu 279-0031, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-683-3777

5.)Sweetheart Cafe

Sweetheart Café serves a variety of pastries and coffee beverages. Most of the items here are under 500 yen and that includes sandwiches.

Additional Information:
Address: 1-1 Maihama, Urayasu 279-8511, Chiba Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-683-3777

Events/Festivals

Nighttime Parade “Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights”

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Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights is the nighttime light parade that features floats and live performers wrapped in thousands of lights and music along key areas of the parade route. The performers are the characters from the Disney films, appearing on the sparkling and colorful floats.

Minnie Oh! Minnie

Minnie oh Minnie is a show in Adventureland at Tokyo Disneyland. The performers are Mickey Mouse and friends, get the show started with an energetic performance. When Minnie, star of the show takes the stage, she livens up the show with the beats and rhythm of famous Latin dance hits, and the audience is having fun while dancing along.

Mickey’s Rainbow Luau

Mickey’s Rainbow Luau is an exciting dinner show starred Mickey Mouse and his friends. Honoring the heritage of milestone celebrations, the stars are performing with music and dance styles of the Polynesian islands.

Lilo’s Luau & Fun

Lilo’s Luau & Fun is a great show and excellent food, hosted by Lilo and Stitch and featuring a host of other Disney Characters. The characters are singing and dancing to some Hawaiian tune, giving the show with lots of energy and fun.

Super-Duper Jumpin’ Time

Super-Duper Jumpin’ Time is a puppet show that explores friendship for little kids with full of energy. The kids can play along with Mickey and his Disney friends.

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World Bazaar
World Bazaar, located at the main entrance to the park, is the primary shopping area of Tokyo Disneyland where many guests can stop on their way out of the park. The area is designed like an early 20th American town, matching the “Main Street, U.S.A” areas of other Magic Kingdom-style parks. World Bazaar, covering the Main Street and Center Street areas, has a unique feature of permanent conopy, designed to safeguard guests from the elements.

Adventureland

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Adventureland is a mish-mash of the various Adventureland interpretations. It includes attractions that beset the spirit of adventure. The visiting guests can explore the Swiss Family Treehouse, join a jungle cruise, ride the Western River Railroad and sail with the Pirates of the Caribbean.

Westernland

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Westernland is themed after the US western frontier along the Rivers of America. The area has a man-made waterway Tom Sawyer Island, which is located out in the middle of the river. The major attractions of Westernland also include the popular rollercoaster Big Thunder Mountain and the Country Bear Theater.

Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland encompasses the themes of outer space and future technologies. The area has popular attractions such as Space Mountain, Star Tours and Buzz Lightyear’s AstroBlasters.

Toontown

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Toontown is a suburban toon neighborhood where the Disney characters live, work and play. The major attraction here is Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin. This area lets the visitors to meet Mickey at his house, and play on Donald Duck’s boat, check out Chip’n Dale’s Treehouse and ride a kid sized rollercoaster.


  
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