Tokyo is one of the most expensive cities in the world and here are five luxurious hotels where you can spoil yourself.
Rates for a standard room at the Peninsula starts at $600(60,000 yen). If you want to stay in one of the hotel’s suites, it will cost you up to $8,500 (850,000 yen) per night.
The dining room in the Peninsula Suite.
The Hibiya Suite comes equipped with its own telescope so you can check out the city.
Need a pick up from Narita Airport? The hotel has its own fleet of Rolls Royces and BMW limousines. A ride from the airport in a Rolls is $700 (70,000 yen) one way, double that for a round trip. Feeling cheap? Use one of the BMWs – it’s only $600 (60,000 yen) one way.
Rolls Royce limos can be used for airport pickup or rented by the hour for cruising around the city.
The Imperial Hotel Tokyo is Japan’s most famous hotel. The original hotel opened in 1890 and was financed by the Japanese imperial palace. This was replaced 30 years later by one designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Service at the Imperial Hotel Tokyo is the standard by which all other hotels in the city are measured.
History and service are what make the Imperial Hotel Tokyo special.
Rooms at the Tokyo Imperial Hotel start at a modest $378 (37,800 yen). However, a night in one of the top suites at Tokyo’s oldest and most famous luxury hotel will set you back a cool $10,500 (1,050,000 yen).
The Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo is a magnificent hotel that opened in December of 2006. Room rates are between $540 (54,000 yen) and $2,000 (200,000) yen per night.
The Executive Suite makes up for space with comfort.
As with all hotels in Tokyo, standard rooms lack space. However, the more expensive suites at the Mandarin come with open living rooms and luxurious bathrooms to help you kick back and relax.
The living room in the Mandarin’s Presidential Suite provides a nice view of the city lights.
Did you just pay $1,500 for a night in the hotel’s Oriental Suite? Soak your worries away in the room’s spacious bath.
The Park Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo specializes in pampering their guests. From the high-rise swimming pool to its world-class spa, guests are guaranteed to feel rejuvenated when they leave – the only thing that feels empty on your flight home is your wallet.
The hotel’s swimming pool is a great place to do some laps – or even check out the city lights.
Rooms at the Park Hyatt Hotel Tokyo start at $585 (58,500 yen) for the standard rooms while the Presidential Suite goes for $1627 (162,700 yen) a night.
Presidential Suite living room at the Park Hyatt Hotel in Tokyo
The Presidential Suite bathroom.
Located in Ginza, Tokyo’s most famous area for upscale department stores, boutiques, restaurants, and coffeehouses, Hotel Seiyo Ginza is surrounded by luxury. If you are looking for expensive brand-name goods, Ginza is the place to be.
Rates at the hotel start at $480 (48,000 yen) for a standard room, and a premium suite goes for $2,150(215,000 yen) per night.
Premium suites at Tokyo’s Hotel Seiyo Ginza cost $2,150 per night.
Like most of the luxury hotels in Tokyo, the Seiyo Ginza has top-notch Western food, including French and Italian restaurants with great food and the best wines. However, the hotel’s Japanese restaurant Kitcho is not to be missed. Legendary in both Japan and the West, Kitcho is not just Japanese food – it’s a culinary experience.
The hotel’s Kitcho restaurant is famous for its Japanese kaiseki cuisine.
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