The Tokyo Disney Resort is one of the most popular combination theme parks in the world, coming in fifth for park popularity, comprising a large variety of attractions. Resort options have grown, with three full-service Tokyo Disney Resort hotels open in for theme park guests. Tokyo Disneyland has proven to be a huge success and with more hotels servicing in locations directly inside the resort in Urayasu-City, Chiba, Tokyo Disney vacations couldn’t be easier or more convenient. Following up Tokyo Disney is DisneySea, a second park on with an ocean theme. The resort complex comprises both theme parks, a Downtown Disney-style shopping complex named Ikspiari, a Cirque du Soleil Theater, and a Disney merchandise store. The park theme is carried throughout three, full-service Disney hotels.
Disney Ambassador Hotel
The Ambassador Hotel is one of the best Tokyo Disney Resort hotels and the first of all Japanese hotels branded by Disney. Open since 2000 and located pn the park’s east side near Tokyo Bay, This Disney hotel features an art deco theme throughout. It is also one of the closest to JR Maihama Station. Standard guest rooms at the hotel in the Tokyo Disney Resort are Standard, Super, and Triple, each getting larger in size to accommodate more people. The Donald Duck Room and Family Room are the largest rooms. The largest lodging option is one of the four different suites. Four restaurants and a lounge offer food on-the-go, casual snacks, appetizers, and light meals, and full service with American, Asian, and Mexican menus. A sweeping main lobby, onsite shopping, and a large pool and bar are also offered during a stay.
Tokyo Disneyland Hotel
The Disneyland Hotel (pictured) is one of the most popular of all Tokyo Disney Resort hotels. It is the third Tokyo hotel to be branded by Disney and located front and center of the main park. As with all Disney resorts and hotels, there is a defining theme reflecting Victorian architecture from the early 1900s. The exterior aligns nicely in color and style with Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and houses a variety of options including Standard, Character, and Concierge rooms along with larger suites. Customarily, Disney hotels impress from the moment you enter, as does the Disneyland Hotel, with an atrium lobby spilling over with appealing accents, from chandeliers to Victorian-style furnishings. Four designer gardens flank the property, revealing lush, hand-trimmed Disney characters, gazebos, ponds, and many popular Disney themes. There are shops and banquet rooms and a large swimming pool styled around Peter Pan. Expansive buffets, fine dining, and casual eats in the lobby restaurant are available. Park Passports are also available at the front desk.
Tokyo DisneySea Hotel Miracosta
The most intriguing of all hotels in the Tokyo Disney Resort, Tokyo DisneySea Hotel MiraCosta is directly inside Tokyo DisneySea Park, overlooking Mediterranean Harbor Port and exhibiting themes around Venice and Portofino. It is the only Disney hotel built inside any of Disney’s theme parks. Regular guest rooms are stately and spacious, with grays, mustards, and gleaming wood throughout. Balcony rooms are ideal for perfect park views. Triple rooms offer the most space in standard accommodations. Specialty rooms are in the top hotel level, where exclusive concierge service and lounges are. They offer exclusive views in deluxe rooms or suites with plenty of extra amenities and services wrapped up in the hotel’s largest, and nicest accommodations. The Tokyo Disney Resort hotel also features a Chinese and a Mediterranean restaurant, one lounge and a grand pool and spa.
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