Fifty-six years after having organized the Olympic Games, the Japanese capital will be hosting a Summer edition for the second time, in summer 2021. Developers have been rushing to build new hotels in Tokyo in preparation for the Olympics.
Here are some of them:
The Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon is a true bespoke, custom-made hotel embodying the best of the East and the best of the West. It defies categorization and simply cannot be placed into a box. It has its own unique and original identity. It’s an urban resort in the middle of a dynamic world-class, 24-hour, international gateway city filled with excitement and promise.
Centrally located near the metro stations of Kamiyacho, Roppongi-Itchome and Toranomon and steps away from Tokyo’s best neighbourhoods and attractions, the hotel is housed within Tokyo World Gate, a new 591ft (180m), 38-story mixed-use skyscraper, where it occupies floors 31-36 and commands jaw-dropping unobstructed views of the Tokyo skyline and the absolute best view of the landmark Tokyo Tower from anywhere in the city.
Four Seasons Tokyo at Otemachi
Facing the Imperial Palace Gardens and with Mount Fuji visible in the distance, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is poised to become the next level of luxury in Tokyo. House with the top six floors of a new, 39-story tower by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 190- room Four Seasons at Otemachi is both a restful haven for travelers and a magnet for the city’s sky-high social scene, with four distinctly original dining and drinking concepts – three of which are designed by renowned SPIN Design Studio – as well as an top-floor spa sanctuary and 25 meter (82 foot) pool.
Four Seasons Tokyo at Otemachi accepting reservations for arrivals beginning July 1, 2020.
Pullman Tokyo Tamachi
Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is located in Tamachi – one of Tokyo’s leading business districts. The hotel is surrounded by canals that criss-cross this part of the city. Pullman Tokyo Tamachi is also the ideal starting point for exploring local tourist attractions, as it offers direct access to Tamachi Railway Station, Tokyo Sky Tree, Senso-ji temple, Imperial Palace and Ueno park.
The hotel offers 143 rooms, 3 restaurants, and bars, gym, meeting rooms and concierge.
Kimpton Shinjuku Tokyo
Inspired by New York’s art and fashion scene, Kimpton Tokyo is located in the bustling Shinjuku district, one of the city’s most iconic areas.
The 162-room hotel features bold, playful design, award-winning dining and unique amenities, with three inventive meeting spaces that accommodate up to 300 people, a well-equipped wellness studio, and a multi-function chapel that will bring Kimpton flair to a couple’s special day.
Kimpton Tokyo Shinjuku is a perfect choice for a business traveller.
Bna Studio is the art-focused hotel, each of the five guestrooms was designed by a different up-and-coming Japanese artist. One concept applied to all BnA hotels is a profit-sharing system developed by Bna. Each time a room is booked, BnA shares part of the revenue earned with an artist who has produced art rooms, creating a system of continual income and exposure for the artists involved.
The hotel is situated in the off-the-beaten-path neighbourhood of Akihabara.
Hotel Zen Tokyo
Hotel Zen Tokyo situated in Nihonbashi Ningyocho, a quiet, traditional neighbourhood of Tokyo, conveniently located within a walking distance from Tokyo station. The closest metro station “Ningyocho” is only one minute walk away.
This hotel is capsule hotel and provides guests with minimal amenities. However, Hotel Zen Tokyo designs each room like a Japanese-style tea room under the concept of “stay Zen” and offers pods that are twice the size of regular capsule hotels. All beds are from the premium Simmons Bedding and that will guarantee your utmost sleeping experience.
JAL City Tokyo Toyosu
JAL City Tokyo Toyosu is located in Shin Toyosu, a hot topic town where development of various facilities on the theme of sports and art is advancing. This hotel is in 2 minutes from YURIKAMOME shijo-mae Station by walk or 3 minutes shin-toyosu Station by walk.
The hotel offers 330 rooms in 3 categories: moderate, superior and deluxe.
Okura Tokyo is located near the US Embassy, in the prime setting in the Akasaka district of Tokyo. The legendary Okura Tokyo recently underwent a $1.35 billion renovation. The updated Okura Tokyo debuted in September 2019 with two new towers.
Okura Tokyo offers accommodations in the mixed-use Prestige Tower, with 368 modern rooms, and the Heritage Tower that will feature traditional Japanese rooms with low-slung beds and shoji screens.
This new “manga” styled hotel in Hamamatsucho is located just a couple of minutes walk from Takeshiba Station. The 188-room hotel emphasizes affordability and functionality despite its premier urban location, boasting average room rates of appr. US$92 for a twin/double room.
The hotel is equipped with a full range of services and technologies that will provide full support for your trip, including the latest automatic check-in / check-out machines. The guest rooms, 12 m2 (129 ft2) on average, are minimally furnished with smart storage to maximize space.
Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay Hotel
The first Hyatt Place in Japan opened in July 2019 is located in Urayasu City, Chiba prefecture, close to the Disney Resort. The hotel is located closest to the Shin-Urayasu station, which is about 20min train ride to Tokyo station. Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay offers Free shuttle service between the hotel and Tokyo Disney Resort and Shin-Urayasu Station.
Hyatt Place Tokyo Bay features 363 spacious guestrooms including 2 suites, The Kitchen for all-day dining, The Market for grab ‘n’ go, 9 Dot Bar for casual dining and Rooftop Bar. It has family rooms that feature three Sealy beds and a sofa bed that can fit up to 4 persons.
La’gent Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho
La’gent Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho is a hotel where you can enjoy a relaxed stay with the theme of a “hide-away for adults.” La’gent Hotel Shinjuku Kabukicho has an interior that incorporates traditional Japanese Edo design fused with a refined modern exterior.
The hotel offers 6 types of rooms, handicapped accessible room. All rooms are equipped with Air purifier/Humidifier.
An apartment hotel where you can stay as if you were living in Japan. MIMARU Hatchobori rooms have modern Japanese atmosphere and all rooms equipped with a kitchen. The hotel has Pokemon Room.
This long-stay hotel located in 2 minutes walk from nearest metro station.
Karaksa Hotel Premier Tokyo Ginza
Opened in May 2019, karaksa hotel premier Tokyo Ginza is the first karaksa hotel in Tokyo. The hotel is situated within walking distance of Ginza, an iconic shopping district. The karaksa hotel premier Tokyo Ginza is a new upper class of karaksa hotels, featuring 57 large-windowed twin and double rooms of 26m² to 43m².
Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo
Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo is a hotel located in the middle of Ginza, just steps from shopping, sightseeing and unique local flavours that reflect the vibrant energy of Tokyo, Japan.
The 164-room full-service lifestyle hotel Hyatt Centric Ginza Tokyo features Namiki667, the hotel’s signature restaurant and a 24-hour fitness centre.
Hotel koe is a hotel designed with a global perspective focusing on ‘Now’ and ‘Tomorrow’ and on ‘Japan’ and ‘the World’. Hotel koe has three levels devoted to eating and music; shopping; and sleeping and art. The hotel has only 10 rooms, divided into four sizes – S, M, L and XL that come with platform beds and glass-walled bathrooms.
Minimalistic MUJI HOTEL GINZA is located in the centre of the Ginza district. The theme of The MUJI HOTEL is “Anti-Gorgeous, Anti-Cheap”. In other words, it aims to provide guests with a quality and cosy space with reasonable price. The hotel features 79 rooms with the mattresses in beds featuring design, informed by sleep and posture research.