The vibrant city of Tokyo attracts visitors from all over the world with its rich culture, vibrant nightlife scene and wealth of attractions. There are hundreds of hotels scattered around the city, ranging from five-star hotels that you can splurge your budget on to capsule hotels, where you sleep in a tiny capsule bedroom. If you want to spend a night in luxurious style, Tokyo has a variety of international brand hotels you can choose from. Luxury hotels can be found in western Shinjuku, with the most notable one being the Park Hyatt Tokyo, featured in Lost in Translation. Around Tokyo Station is the Seiyo Ginza and Four Seasons Maronouchi, while there are other excellent choices in Akasaka.
Food lovers who are looking for an elegant place to stay while spending time in Tokyo are sure to love the Mandarin Oriental. Set in the Nihonbashi district, guests are treated to the choice of 178 rooms that are decorated with charming cherry blossom motifs. The establishment really excels when it comes to its dining options and there are twelve different restaurants to choose from in total, three of which boast Michelin stars. The theatrical performances in the Tapas Molecular Bar always attracts crowds, while Sense offers some of the best Cantonese cuisine in the whole of Japan.
Prince Gallery Kiocho
As one of the newest luxury hotels to grace the Tokyo skyline, Prince Gallery Kiocho boasts a contemporary style and plenty of artistic touches scattered throughout its 26 storeys. For optimum luxury, guests will want to choose one of the eleven spacious suites that can be found on one of the upper floors, where they will be treated to impressive views of the city from the huge picture windows, while the hotels’ Washoku Souten restaurant is the perfect place to sample traditional Japanese cuisine in a contemporary setting.
Perched at the top of the highest building in the whole of Tokyo, guests at the Ritz Carlton can be sure that they will be treated to stunning views. People who insist on nothing but the best will want to make sure that they secure one of the two Modern Japanese Suites. These stylish suites are set with tatami mats and plush futon bedding, while traditional shoji panels frame an unforgettable a view the iconic Tokyo Tower.
The Peninsula Tokyo
Boasting some of the most spacious and luxurious guestrooms in the whole of Tokyo, the Peninsula features 24 storeys and towers over the city. Taking in the panoramic views of the city from the hotel’s rooftop is an experience that should not be missed, while the Peninsula is also famous for its afternoon teas. Guests can also dine in style while taking in the sights of Tokyo from the top floor Peter restaurant. Each of the guestrooms is designed to combine traditional charm with modern luxurious and guests are treated to a number of excellent modern conveniences including nail driers.
With splashes of bright red in the modern sculptures and paintings, Conrad Tokyo features a playful tone that provides luxury lovers with a warm welcome. Set in the very heart of the business district of Shiodome, the hotel boasts excellent business facilities for guests to take advantage of. Looking over both the lush tropical Hamarikyu Garden and Tokyo Bay, this establishment boasts some of the best views in the whole city. The guestrooms here are very spacious and airy and decorated in light neutral tones that help to create the feeling of even more space. Floor to ceiling windows also provide guests with excellent city views, while the free freestanding bathtubs allow guests to scrub up while admiring the city around them.
Shangri La Tokyo
Set within easy walking distance from Tokyo Station, the Shangri La Tokyo welcomes both business travellers and tourists who have a love for the finer things in life. Everything here presents guests with nothing but the best, from the furnishings and toiletries is the guestrooms to the impressive dining options. The guestrooms that are part of the Horizon Club Executive Suites are among the most spacious in the whole of Tokyo and come complete with stylish living areas, light-filled window-side bathrooms and gorgeous corner views across the city.
Park Hyatt Tokyo
Famous as starring in the film Lost in Translation with Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson, the Park Hyatt Tokyo has become a bit of an institution among luxury lovers over the years. For people who have seen the film, the hotel’s elegant guestrooms, lounge and business centre will need little introduction. The large indoor swimming pool is a popular place for guests to unwind while splashing around or enjoying a cocktail or two. Guests will want to make sure that they secure a room that faces Mount Fuji.