The Prince Akatoki (formerly The Arch London) is the first 5-star Akatoki hotel as part of the brand’s global expansion, and the only 5 star Japanese hotel in London. The name originates from an ancient Japanese word for ‘sunrise’, encompassing that feeling when you wake up relaxed, rejuvenated and ready for the day ahead. The hotel fuses Japanese hospitality and culture, creating a space in which guests can experience something new in the heart of London.
A short distance from popular attractions such as Oxford Street, Hyde Park and Mayfair, The Prince Akatoki is in an idyllic location, surrounded by speciality boutiques and Georgian housing.
Anyone wanting to experience something new and different, whilst also immersing themselves in the heart of London. Perfect for a relaxing getaway or for visiting London’s greatest sites.
Minimalist and meaningful interiors that hero craftsmanship and unparalleled attention to detail throughout, promoting mindfulness and tranquility at every touchpoint. Encouraging guests to be mindful, contemplative and respectful of others, The Prince Akatoki London enlightens guests with a luxury Japanese experience, encouraging them to slow down, be in the moment and practice the art of living.
Rooms and Suites
The rooms are beautifully designed, uncluttered and inviting. Offering a minimalist feel, natural finishes, and bespoke furbishing, the uncluttered spaces and lighting create warmth and relaxation for your stay. Each room includes even the smallest of details, such as a Nespresso coffee machine and Jing teas and a teapot. Rooms range from the smaller Superior room, ideal for a shorter stay, to the luxurious Studio Suite and One Bedroom Suite, perfect for a prolonged visit to London.
Food and Drink
Fine fusion at The Prince Akatoki blends the best of homegrown London and international Japanese cuisine at the restaurant TOKii. The executive chef has crafted a menu that puts a twist on traditional fine dining, all to be enjoyed sitting at beautifully hand-crafted tableware.
The TOKii kitchen has been developing a brand new summer menu using fresh and seasonal ingredients designed to bring the best of Eastern and Western flavours together. Highlights will include Yellowtail carpaccio with ginger, samphire and citrus soy dressing and a Summer vegetable salad with whipped peas, yuzu ponzu and popped amaranth seeds from the Cold Dishes section and Hot Dishes of Lobster and Cornish crab croquettes with yuzu and mango salsa and Saikyo black cod with crushed peas, spring onions, pea shoots and shiso oil. TOKii’s signature dishes will also be available including the Hot stone wagyu beef with grilled vegetables, wagyu beef and yellowtail shabu shabu with vegetables, Shimeji mushrooms, kombu and ginger broth and foie gras butter to mixed Skewers and fried Tempura. TOKii will also serve a full menu of Nigiri, Sashimi and Sushi Roll options.
The Malt Lounge and Bar offers a unique take on the beloved afternoon tea, complete with sparkling sake and available for takeaway.
The hotel has launched this August a new “Taste of Japan” package to immerse guests in Japanese hospitality and culture.
Two event spaces are available for hire, accommodating anything from a special occasion to a small business meeting. The adaptable space in the Malt Lounge & Bar is ideal for drink receptions and dinners, optimised by high ceilings and a stunning bar counter with high chairs.
Alternatively the Prince Room, situated on the lower ground floor, is a flexible space that can be dressed and lit in a variety of ways, including a cocktail reception, theatre style meeting, intimate dinner gatherings or boardroom-style meetings.
The hotel is a stone’s throw away from some of London’s most admired sites. Enjoy a view from above on the London Eye, located along the River Thames, across from the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Visitors can walk to the Marble Arch, one of London’s most famous landmarks, as well as stroll in Hyde Park or shop on Oxford and Bond Street. Guests are also not far from the Natural History Museum, a world-famous attraction and leading science research centre, and Buckingham Palace, one of the few remaining working royal palaces in the world.
Start rates begin at £229
The Prince Akatoki’s nearest tube station, Marble Arch, is a 5 minute walk away, with Edgware Road Station and Marylebone Station only 6-7 minutes. Alternatively, King’s Cross St. Pancras is a 25 minute taxi ride, or a 20 minute tube on the Central and Victoria Lines. London Heathrow Airport is a 45 minute car journey away too.
Address: 50 Great Cumberland Pl, Marble Arch, Marylebone, London W1H 7FD