Keio Plaza Hotel
The Keio Plaza is situated conveniently in Shinjuku, close to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building, where visitors can take in free 360-degree views of Tokyo and the Meiji Shrine, a must-see while in Tokyo. Keio Plaza is basically a little city wrapped up in a luxury hotel, containing everything from a convenience store and sake bar to a karaoke room and outdoor pool.
Hotel Okura Tokyo
The Okura brand of hotels will be familiar to those who’ve traveled within Asia, and there are a few locations in the city. At the Roppongi District location, guests can enjoy a fitness center, multiple dining options — including one serving up French cuisine on the twelfth floor — a swimming pool (for an added fee), and a shopping arcade. Yukata (cotton, kimono-like robes) are provided for all guests to relax in.
Hilton Tokyo Odaiba
The famous Hilton Hotel brand has a few branches in Tokyo, but their Odaiba location gets particularly good reviews. The hotel is located on the Tokyo Bay waterfront, just minutes from Odaiba’s beach, and has a stunning view of the Tokyo skyline. Guests can enjoy multiple dining options, an on-site spa, and a heated outdoor pool boasting views of Rainbow Bridge.
Prince Park Tower Tokyo
In addition to comfortable, spacious rooms with skyline views of the city, Prince Park Tower boasts a bowling alley, karaoke room, and sauna for guest entertainment, right in the middle of Shiba Park. For an additional fee, take in the views on the 33rd-floor lounge or enjoy the outdoor hot spring. If you don’t mind shelling out a bit more to enjoy the more interesting activities, Prince Park Tower is an excellent choice.
Daiichi Hotel Tokyo
Daiichi is that hotel you walk by on the street and wish you had stayed there — the cobbled drive-up and the warmly-lit lobby invite passersby. Several Japanese-style restaurants keep guests content and a laid-back lounge with sweeping city views invites patrons to relax. This hotel is great option for those traveling on business, since it’s located in the Ginza area.
Four Seasons Hotel Marunouchi
As you might expect, the Four Seasons Hotel in Tokyo has chic, stunning interiors, sweeping views of the city, and an endless list of facilities for guests to enjoy. A hot spring and sauna are available free of charge, while complimentary video games are available in-room for the kids. The Motif Restaurant and Bar on-site serves guests with a unique ‘farm to table’ approach.
The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo
Tokyo’s Ritz is located in downtown Roppongi District in the city’s tallest skyscraper. Make good use of the eight dining options on the premises, and take advantage of the most amazing views in all of Tokyo by requesting a room on the higher floors. An indoor pool, spa, and whirlpool with city skyline views are also available for guests to enjoy.
Hotel New Otani Executive House Zen
The Executive House Zen in Tokyo is known for its seasonal outdoor pool, water sports facilities, and resort-style atmosphere. As such, it’s a great option for those traveling in the summer with kids. In contrast to the summery feeling al fresco, the guestrooms at the Executive House Zen are dark, moody, and relaxing.
Hotel ANA InterContinental Tokyo
The conveniently located ANA InterContinental gets rave reviews. The hotel features award-winning restaurants, a seasonal outdoor pool on the fourth floor (additional fee required), and luxurious rooms and suites. Best of all, the Michelin-starred Pierre Gagnaire Restaurant and Bakery, which serves up authentic French cuisine, is available for room service.
The Peninsula Tokyo
The beloved Peninsula Hotels brand is in Tokyo. Enjoy stunning views from the bar serving cocktails and cigars on the 24th floor, relax by the pool, or get a massage at the onsite spa. The Peninsula’s design is inspired by traditional Japanese influences to make your stay in Tokyo unique. Even if you don’t decide to stay here, an afternoon tea in the lobby is highly recommended.