If you wish to immerse yourself in local Japanese culture whilst living in a luxury setting, then Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo is the place to be. Set to turn 50 in 2021, this Japanese domestic brand has carved a niche for itself among discerning global travellers.
Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo is one of Japan’s most prestigious international hotels located in Shinjuku, Tokyo, and is considered to be the ultimate business hotel as well as a major MICE venue. Guests from around 100 countries prefer this as a stay option for premium business and leisure travel in Tokyo.
Following several refurbishments, the rooms now wear a fresher, more modern look and are packed with a host of amenities. Taking the concept of a cohesive stay a notch higher, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo offers the Universal Design (Accessible) Room for specially-abled guests. With a total of 13 rooms and three different room-types, this category introduced in 1988, is inspired by the World Congress Of Rehabilitation International event held at the hotel. The rooms are designed keeping in mind the needs of the elderly and those with disabilities, enhancing the functionalities and services to make it user-friendly for all.
SPOILT FOR CHOICE
The hotel offers 17 restaurants, out of which six serve earthy and local Japanese cuisine. There is Shun for Tempura, Yamanami for Teppanyaki, Kagari for local, Soujuan for Kaiseki delights among others. Socialise and interact after work hours at the dedicated Japanese sake bar.
In the last decade, Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo has spent more than US$200 million on a large-scale renovation project. This includes the new Club Floors and Premier Grand that opened in 2016. The hotel’s Club Lounge is dedicated to the club floor guests only. Spread across 535 sqm, the lounge offers breathtaking views of the city.
Besides luxury accommodation and expansive F&B, the property is also known for its authentic experiences. Some of the popular ones include a karaoke room, a traditional Japanese ‘Yukata’ casual kimono experience, a Japanese tea ceremony in its traditional tea ceremony room and masterclasses for learning the art of Japanese flower arrangement ‘Ikebana’.