The Best 5 Star Hotels in Tokyo

A room in Mandarin Oriental Hotel ©hatch.m/Flickr

A room in Mandarin Oriental Hotel ©hatch.m/Flickr

Tokyo, the capital of Japan is one of the most populous cities and the center of the largest metropolitan area in the world. It is situated on Honshu island and has more than 500 tourist attractions.

Thousands of tourists visit Tokyo every day and the majority of them need accommodation. The prices are varying: cheap and expensive hotels can be found all over Tokyo. There is no clear ranking of these luxurious hotels, they are almost equally sumptuous and elegant. Here are some of the best 5 star hotels in Tokyo.

Peninsula Tokyo

Entrance of Peninsula Tokyo ©bizmac/Flickr

Entrance of Peninsula Tokyo ©bizmac/Flickr

It is situated in the Marunouchi district of Tokyo. The hotel has 314 guestrooms, 47 suites, 6 function rooms, 5 restaurants, 2 ballrooms, a wedding chapel, a ceremony room, fitness center and The Peninsula Spa. It is considered to be one of the best hotels in Tokyo.

The guestrooms are well-equipped, luxurious and they have great views on the city. The rooms are also decorated with various elements which represent Japanese culture. Guests have only positive opinion about the hotel.

Mandarin Hotel

A room in Mandarin Oriental Hotel ©hatch.m/Flickr

Room in Mandarin Oriental Hotel ©hatch.m/Flickr

One of Tokyo’s best 5 star hotels is located in Nihonbashi, in the Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower. It has 157 rooms. 22 suites, 10 restaurants, 6 meeting rooms, 4 banquet rooms, bars and spa. Some of these bars and restaurants are located on the 37th and 38th stores of the building. The guestrooms are situated on the 30th-36th stores of the building.

Several cultural and touristic destinations are close to the hotel, like the Ginza District, the Imperial Palace, Tokyo International Forum, Bridge of Japan, etc. The visitors can see the vivid city under them, and thanks to this it will be surely a memorable sight.

Imperial Hotel

Imperial Hotel ©notariety/Flickr

Imperial Hotel ©notariety/Flickr

The hotel is considered to be the most luxurious hotel in Japan. It was created in 1880, but it was damaged in an earthquake in 1923. After this the hotel was rebuilt and it also survived the bombings in WWII. Comfort and elegance are both present in the two buildings. There are 931 guestrooms, 26 banquet and function rooms, 17 restaurants, bars, cafeterias, VIP rooms, and everything else we can imagine: pools, fitness, etc.

Famous guests visited the Imperial Hotel during decades: members of royal families, heads of states, businessmen and celebrities. This also demonstrates that the hotel is indeed a luxurious and elegant one.

Conrad Tokyo

Conrad Tokyo ©d'n'c/Flickr

Conrad Tokyo ©d’n’c/Flickr

It is one of the best hotels in Tokyo. This hotel is known for its breathtaking view on Tokyo Bay. It is located in the Shiodome building’s 28th-37th floors. It has 290 guestrooms, 67 suites, several restaurants, business meeting rooms, spa, a wedding chapel, and a 25 meter indoor pool. The restaurants serve traditional Japanese, Chinese and French dishes. An interesting fact is that two of the hotel’s restaurants belong to the well-known chef, Gordon Ramsay.

The design of the hotel combines two traditional Japanese concepts: Sumie (black&white paintings) and Mon (gates). There are two types of rooms in the hotel: the Garden Rooms, which face the Hamarikyu gardens or Tokyo Bay; and the City Rooms, facing the futuristic- seeming city. Both nature and the town provide very nice sights.




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