Conrad Tokyo gets Michelin star

The new Michelin Guide Tokyo 2008, has recognised the Conrad Tokyo as one
of Tokyo’s leading luxury hotels and has awarded the hotel’s distinguished China
Blue restaurant one Michelin star.The Guide highlights the Conrad Tokyo for its “blending of legendary Conrad elegance
with modern Japanese design elements”, placing it in the highest hotel award
category with just six other luxury hotels. It also draws attention to the Conrad
Tokyo’s “panoramic views of the Hamarikyu Gardens, Tsukiji market and Tokyo Bay” and
remarks on the “stylish’” swimming pool overlooking the modern urban landscape of
Shiodome. The use of modern Japanese design aspects such as stone and wood are also
acknowledged as “skilfully arranged to create a refined and elegant space”
throughout the guestrooms. 

Furthermore, China Blue, the hotel’s avant-garde Chinese restaurant, garnered
exceptional praise with one Michelin star denoting “a place offering cuisine
prepared to a consistently high standard”. One of only five Chinese restaurants
named in the Guide, China Blue received special recognition for its level of comfort
and service, the highest accolade among the one-star Chinese restaurants.