Family Friendly Hotels in Osaka

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Family friendly travelling in Osaka

Illuminated Ferris wheels, sea creatures from the deep, a medieval castle, rip-roaring theme parks, and more—this city has everything you need for the perfect family vacation in Osaka! Kids will dive in to the futuristic world of modern Japan, while parents can enjoy the rich history and tradition that the city has to offer. With so much to see and do, Osaka’s child-friendly attractions—coupled with the best of Japanese culture and shopping—are sure to promise a fun-filled trip for all the family!

Things to see in Osaka

Enjoy a family picnic with a stunning view in the parklands overlooking the sweeping moat and towering keep at the 16th-century Osaka Castle. Thrill-seekers will delight in rollercoaster rides at Universal Studios Japan, with the theme park catering to the young and the young at heart alike. The tunnel tank at Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan will take you down into the briny deep—and you might even find yourself getting up close with sting rays and penguins at the petting tank! Satisfy inquisitive minds with free admission for children at the Science Museum, or step into the past and dress in traditional Japanese attire for the perfect family photo opportunity at the Museum of House and Living. Light up the night with a spin on the HEP Five Ferris Wheel, then bring your day to a dazzling end in the entertainment center below, with over 100 stores and restaurants to choose from!

Family-friendly hotels in Osaka

Family-friendly accommodation in Osaka comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, from the welcoming personal touches of independent hotels, to the high-rise sheen of larger hotel brands. Osaka’s family-friendly hotels come complete with a whole range of amenities on offer; fitness centers, on-site play areas, child care, and organized tours of the city’s hotspots are just some of the facilities available to help you to make the most of your stay. With hotel options to suit all tastes and budgets, every family group can find the perfect accommodation on their Osaka family vacation!

Where to stay in Osaka

The beautiful blue waters of the Osaka Bayside neighborhood are an ideal place to gather the troops on your family vacation. With Universal Studios Japan and Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan on your doorstep, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you step out of your hotel. Family-friendly hotels in the Namba district will place you and your group right in the center of the action—at the heart of Osaka, this is the place to be for the best of shopping and entertainment. Those who enjoy their family meals will love the Dotonbori area, the city’s top spot for eating out.

How to get to Osaka

Your flight to Osaka will take you to one of the city’s two airports: international flights land at Kansai International Airport, while domestic flights commonly land at Osaka International Airport. Hop on one of the trains, buses, and taxis waiting to take you to the city—the quickest and most economical option is usually the airport limousine bus, which, depending on your destination, will bring you from the airport to your family-friendly accommodation in Osaka in 50-90 minutes. Witness Japanese efficiency at its finest in the city, where Osaka’s top sights are just minutes away on the bus and subway networks.

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