The Luxury Collection Hotels & Resorts, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, has announced it will debut the brand’s first hotel in Tokyo in July 2016.
Owned by Prince Hotels, The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, a Luxury Collection Hotel, will be located in the heart of Tokyo’s Kioicho neighbourhood, marking brand’s second property in Japan, following the opening of Suiran in Kyoto in April 2015.
“The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is the perfect showcase of the rapid growth of The Luxury Collection brand, which has recently surpassed 100 hotels in more than 30 countries,” said Hoyt Harper, global brand leader, The Luxury Collection.
“From a historic UNESCO site in Kyoto to a prestigious location in the heart of Tokyo, The Luxury Collection offers guests unique access to indigenous and authentic destination experiences.”
Located in Kioicho, part of the central Chiyoda municipality, the hotel will sit at the geographic centre of Tokyo, seamlessly aligning with the city’s juxtaposition of historic marvels and ultra-modern infrastructure.
The location is in close proximity to Tokyo’s myriad attractions, including Shimizudani Park and Benkei Canal.
Access to the extensive metro network will be conveniently offered from the nearby Akasaka Mitsuke station, which connects to the popular shopping and entertainment districts of Ginza, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and Shibuya in just 20 minutes.
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is part of Tokyo Garden Terrace, a mixed-use development which will encompass retail, offices and residences.
The hotel will be located on the 30th to 36th floors of the tower also featuring offices and commercial facilities and will include a lobby on the top floor with panoramic city views.
Designed by Rockwell Group Europe, The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho will offer 250 spacious guestrooms, including 11 opulent suites.