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5 Accommodations Where three generation Families Can Stay! Recommended for Multigenerational Travel [Kansai Area]

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Traveling as a three-generation family has its merits, allowing you to spend quality time together, which might be rare in your daily lives. You can relax in hot springs, immerse yourselves in beautiful nature, and create unforgettable memories. In this article, we introduce five accommodations in the Kansai region that are enjoyable for people of all ages.

* The budget mentioned is the lowest price for a one-night stay in one room for five people (4 adults + 1 toddler), as of July 2023.

1. CONTEXTED (Osaka)

CONTEXTED, operated by us, is located in Terada-cho, where one out of every five houses is a traditional rowhouse. CONTEXTED Osaka is a fully renovated rowhouse that was built approximately 100 years ago. Within walking distance, you’ll find shopping streets and public baths. If you venture a bit farther, you can explore Osaka Ikuno Koreatown, Tennoji Zoo, and Abeno Harukas, among other attractions. Additionally, each accommodation is equipped with a kitchen and basic cooking utensils and tableware, allowing you to prepare meals by sourcing ingredients from nearby Korean supermarkets.

CONTEXTED Osaka consists of three independent rowhouses: “SORA,” “TEN,” and “GEN.” Each rowhouse can accommodate a maximum of 7 to 8 people, and if you book all three rowhouses, you can accommodate up to 23 people.

Basic Information
Budget: From 17,000 yen per room per night
Address: 1-6-3 Ikuno Higashi, Ikuno-ku, Osaka, 544-0025
Access: Approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Osaka Loop Line Teradacho Station
Official Website: https://contexted.osaka.jp/

2. nao KURONAZA Bettei Umekoji (Kyoto)

Accommodation for 3 Families in Kansai

Located in the Umekoji area with excellent access, just one station away from Kyoto Station, is “nao KURONAZA Bettei Umekoji.” You can rent an entire 100-year-old machiya (traditional Kyoto townhouse) for your family, allowing you to spend time with your children without worrying about your surroundings. It can accommodate up to 10 people, making it suitable for three generations. The machiya offers various sizes of traditional Japanese rooms, ranging from 4.5 tatami mats to 8 tatami mats, along with a charming courtyard and Shigaraki-yaki (Shigaraki pottery) bathtub. There is also a kitchen, enabling self-catering.

Right in front of the accommodation is Umekoji Park, featuring a vast lawn area and a water play area. Additionally, within a 5-minute walk, you’ll find the “Kyoto Railway Museum” and the “Kyoto Aquarium,” both of which children will enjoy.

Basic Information
Budget: From 43,200 yen per room per night
Address: 8-33 Shichijonaihatamachi, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, 600-8843
Access: Approximately 4 minutes’ walk from JR Saga Arashiyama Line Umekoji Kyoto Nishi Station
Official Website: https://naokonoza.com/umekoji/


Accommodation for 3 Families in Kansai

“NEMU RESORT” is located at the tip of the Osaki Peninsula, facing the Eigo Bay, one of Japan’s leading ria coastlines.

This accommodation takes advantage of its location in the vast natural surroundings, offering activities such as stargazing, SUP (stand-up paddleboarding) experiences, and day cruises. For families with children, there’s a Tree Terrace in the forest where kids can observe plants and creatures in their natural habitat.

The “Superior Tatami Room” is recommended, accommodating up to 5 people. It’s a spacious 10-tatami mat Japanese-style room where your family can relax without interruption. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in nature, this is the perfect destination.

Basic Information
Budget: From 33,000 yen per room per night
Address: 2692-3 Sako, Hamajima-cho, Shima-shi, Mie, 517-0403
Access: Approximately 20 minutes by car from Kintetsu Shima Line Kenjima Station (Free shuttle bus and marine taxi available with prior reservation)
Official Website: https://www.nemuresort.com/

4. Dan Toukan Kikunoya (Shiga)

Accommodation for 3 Families in Kansai

Located right in front of Lake Biwa, the “Dan Toukan Kikunoya” hotel is situated in Ogoto, one of Japan’s top hot spring areas with a history spanning approximately 1,200 years. The hotel offers a large communal bath for day trips and private open-air baths that can be reserved.

If you’re traveling with three generations, the spacious 12-tatami mat Japanese-style rooms are recommended. These rooms offer a beautiful view of Lake Biwa from all angles and can accommodate up to 6 people simultaneously.

There are also special rooms with open-air baths and rooms where you can stay with your beloved dog, making it popular among dog lovers. The hotel even has an adorable resident dog.

Moreover, by booking the “Mama Papa Support Plan,” you can borrow items such as diapers, baby soap, a baby bathtub, and children’s tableware. This makes it an ideal choice for those who want to travel with their children and pets.

Basic Information
Budget: From 63,250 yen per room per night
Address: 6-1-29 Ogoto, Otsu-shi, Shiga, 520-0101
Access: Approximately 15 minutes’ walk from JR Kosai Line Ogoto Onsen Station
Official Website: https://kikunoya.jp/

5. Nara Manyo Wakakusa no Yado “Mikasa” (Nara)

Accommodation for 3 Families in Kansai

The “Nara Manyo Wakakusa no Yado Mikasa” is an inn situated on the slopes of Mt. Wakakusa, offering panoramic views of Nara city. The view, especially the night scenery, from the inn’s lobby is exceptional.

There are various types of rooms available, including those with open-air baths and maisonette-style rooms. Among them, the most suitable for three-generation trips is the spacious large Japanese-style room. This room, which is 20 tatami mats in size, features two toilets and two unit baths and can accommodate 5 to 8 people.

The inn’s large communal bath, featuring a mineral-based artificial hot spring, is equipped with baby soap and a diaper changing station, ensuring a worry-free experience for those traveling with infants.

Additionally, by driving for about 10 minutes, you can reach famous tourist spots in Nara, such as Nara Park, Todai-ji Temple, Kofuku-ji Temple, and Kasuga Taisha Shrine, allowing families to fully enjoy sightseeing.

Basic Information
Budget: From 20,350 yen per room per night
Address: 728-10 Kawakami-cho, Nara-shi, Nara, 630-8202
Access: Approximately 10 minutes by car from Kintetsu Line and JR Line Nara Station (Free shuttle bus available with prior reservation)
Official Website: http://www.naramikasa.com/


In this article, we have carefully selected accommodations and hotels suitable for people of all ages, regardless of gender. For your next vacation, why not consider a three-generation family trip and create wonderful memories together?

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