Palace Hotel Tokyo opened today following a £690 million rebuild. Located moat-side to the Imperial Palace at 1-1-1 in the heart of Tokyo, the new hotel promises an entirely new, fully contemporary luxury Japanese hotel. Palace Hotel Tokyo will preserve its independence and a distinct commitment to home-grown hospitality. A Leading Hotels of the World property, this 290 room hotel features expansive city views from each of its 23 floors, with all guest rooms enjoying long sight lines over the verdant Imperial gardens. Palace Hotel Tokyo is perfect for leisure and business travellers alike, guests benefit from exceptional facilities including ten restaurants, bars and lounges, a Club Lounge, a cake and pastry shop, extensive meeting and private function space, a fully equipped fitness room, indoor pool and Japan’s first evian Spa.
The hotel is aiming for a constellation of Michelin star restaurants. The French restaurant Crown opens as a collaboration with Patrick Henriroux, who runs two-star La Pyramide in France. The Japanese restaurant Wadakura will include a sushi outpost by Michelin-starred Shinji Kanesaka and Chinese restaurant Amber Palace will be operated by Chugoku Hanten Group, which operates Tokyo’s two-star Fureika.
290 rooms and suites
7 restaurants, serving international, Japanese, Chinese and French cuisine
2 bars and a lobby lounge
Cake and pastry shop
1 boardroom, 2 meeting rooms and 8 multi-purpose function rooms that can be combined for larger events for up to 1,500 people and divided into 15 separate spaces
evian SPA TOKYO – offers a unique combination of hot baths and quality treatments, complemented by a 20m indoor pool, Jacuzzi, fitness room and personal training programmes
Wedding chapel and Shinto Shrine
Photo studio and Beauty salon
Hotel arcade with 17 retail outlets
Direct underground passage to the Otemachi subway station (one of the largest in Tokyo) due to be completed in Spring 2013