The best luxury hotels in Tokyo
When you arrive Tokyoyou will not only be surrounded by skyscrapers and all that a vibrant city has to offer, but also by beautiful mountain views, traditional Japanese architecture and native plants. The city has incredible gardens, including those of the emperor’s residence, the Imperial Palace. Tourists can visit a variety of shrines and enjoy panoramic views of the city from Mount Fuji viewpoints. There are numerous museums with art, science and animation exhibitions, and both children and adults love to visit Tokyo’s Disneyland. Whatever your itinerary, you’ll be well taken care of at any of these 5-star hotels in Japan’s capital.
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The best 5 star hotels in Tokyo
The Tokyo Peninsula
The Tokyo Peninsula is ideally located opposite Hibiya Park and the Imperial Palace in Marunouchi. This family-friendly 5-star hotel in the business district features luxurious and airy guest rooms and is characterized by unique guest experiences. When you choose The Peninsula Tokyo for your Japan vacation, you’ll have the option to book cherry blossom tours, The Peninsula Masterclass culinary workshops, and plant-based shojin food that retrace centuries of Japan’s history. The luxury hotel also has a Cantonese restaurant on a terrace overlooking the Imperial Palace Gardens, and a steakhouse and grill with city views through floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel’s spa is a warm and tranquil retreat adorned with ice fountains and offers a variety of treatments. The Peninsula Tokyo features a fitness center and a gorgeous indoor heated pool with a cascading wall
The Four Seasons Hotel in Marunouchi
Located in the Marunouchi area with easy access to Ginza, the hotel is one of two Four Seasons hotels in the city. The Four Seasons Hotel in the heart of Tokyo is within walking distance from Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace Gardens. Central Tokyo Four Seasons Hotel in Marunouchi is 45 minutes from Tokyo Tower and features bright and spacious rooms with expansive views of the city and the soaring skyscrapers of the business district, particularly from the top-floor Chairman’s Suite. Enjoy 5-star amenities such as an on-site bar and French restaurant, Japanese-style onsen bath, free WiFi and a 3D TV in every room. The hotel’s spa houses the hot spring, fitness center, sauna and jet showers.
The Four Seasons Hotel in Otemachi
This ranks high on the list of best hotels in Tokyo Four Seasons Hotel in Otemachi, which is within walking distance from the Imperial Palace and a one-hour drive from Sensoji Temple. Located in the heart of Tokyo, the luxury hotel’s spacious rooms offer panoramic views of the city full of skyscrapers and gardens. Guests enjoy high-speed WiFi, concierge services and iPads in all guest rooms. The largest suite offers over 3,000 square feet of space and magnificent views of the Imperial Palace Gardens. The Four Seasons Hotel at Otemachi features French and Italian restaurants, a lounge with afternoon tea, and a cocktail bar. You’ll be amazed that this Tokyo Four Seasons hotel has a swimming pool, on-site spa and all-day fitness center. The concierge is happy to help arrange unique, family-friendly experiences when traveling with children.
Aman Tokyo at the Otemachi Tower oozes Japanese-style luxury with panoramic city views. Rooms and suites pay homage to traditional Japanese design with a minimalist touch and a variety of materials. All guest rooms offer scenic views of Mount Fuji and the gardens of the Imperial Palace. Guests can dine in Otemachi Forest at the hotel’s coffee shop, Italian restaurant or traditional Japanese restaurant Edomae. Aman Tokyo also has a lounge and a French patisserie. After a delicious meal, spend some relaxing time at Aman Spa, featuring hot spring onsen baths, a large swimming pool, fitness center and steam rooms. From this luxury hotel you have easy access to Tokyo Station, Marunouchi and a variety of museums and historical sites.
Mandarin Oriental Tokyo
Located in the Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, this luxury hotel features contemporary Japanese-style design with modern guest rooms and amenities. The spacious rooms in Mandarin Oriental Tokyo have incredible views of the city with landmarks and skyscrapers and plush bathrooms with separate tubs. The top-floor hotel and spa has a five-star Forbes rating and is conveniently located in Nihonbashi, not far from Tokyo Station. Mandarin Oriental has a whopping 12 Michelin-starred on-site restaurants and top-floor restaurants with views of Tokyo Skytree and Mount Fuji. For a unique and serene excursion, book the Gora Kadan day trip to a private outdoor hot spring onsen with a Japanese-style lunch.
Park Hyatt Tokyo
Park Hyatt Tokyo in Shinjuku is on the top floors of a massive skyscraper overlooking the city and Mount Fuji. The hotel is in a great location with vibrant nightlife and easy access to Shibuya town and the cherry blossom garden. The Japanese-style guestrooms have a modern touch and a luxurious vibe with floor-to-ceiling city views and in-room pianos. Wellness abounds at the Park Hyatt Tokyo, which features an on-site spa with hot tubs, cold plunge pools, a fitness center, and an indoor pool. The luxury hotel has a library and a variety of dining options, including the New York Grill, a Japanese restaurant with Mount Fuji views, and other restaurants, bars, and lounges.
Shangri-La Hotel Tokyo
Shangri-La Hotel is located in the Marunouchi district, within walking distance from Tokyo Station and close to the Imperial Palace, Tokyo Skytree, the business district and vibrant nightlife in Akasaka. You will absorb the opulence that the 5-star hotel offers upon check-in with a lobby featuring a warm color palette, glamorous lighting fixtures and detailed traditional Japanese art. The elegance extends to the spacious rooms with stunning city views and the on-site restaurants where you will find Italian and Japanese cuisine, bars and a lounge. The indoor pool and spa are peaceful and elegant retreats.
Palace Hotel Tokyo
High in Marunouchi, walking distance from the Imperial Palace and with easy access to Tokyo Bay and trendy nightlife and beautiful scenery in Shiodome Palace Hotel TokyoPart of the Leading Hotels of the World. When you arrive for check-in, you will notice beautiful Japanese scenery and a large moat, as well as an airy lobby with a tranquil atmosphere. Guestrooms offer terraces and balconies overlooking the city and the gardens of the Imperial Palace. The Palace Hotel Tokyo has seven on-site restaurants with indoor and outdoor seating, a deli, and three bars and lounges. The Evian Spa features a dimly lit indoor pool and wonderful city views with the snow-capped peaks of Mount Fuji as a backdrop.
The Ritz Carlton Tokyo
Guests have easy access to Roppongi Hills at this Tokyo luxury hotel franchise. The Ritz Carlton is located in Tokyo Midtown, just outside Hinokicho Park and Akasaka. The view from the Midtown Tower skyscraper is wonderful and includes Tokyo Bay and Mount Fuji. Club Floor guest rooms feature additional exclusive 5-star amenities including private lounges, club concierge and private check-in and check-out at the Club Lounge. The hotel’s spa has a large swimming pool that offers the incredible views of the mountains and the city. Dining options at the Tokyo Ritz include cooking demonstrations, a café and deli, a bar, a lounge, three restaurants and a pastry shop.