Long considered the Western hotel in Kyoto, this rambling property, which opened on the slopes of Higashiyama (Eastern Mountain) in 1890, has only gotten better...more
If you've heard rumors of Tawaraya, you've heard that it's a favorite of heads of state, movie stars, and obsessive Japanophiles. You may have also heard that...more
Though less rarefied and far less expensive than Tawaraya, Shiraume ryokan ("White Plum Inn") is poised on a picturesque canal along one of the most beautifully...more
Affordable boutique hotels are hard to come by in Tokyo, especially ones as artfully designed as the Granbell Hotel in Shibuya. A favorite of the Japanese media...more
At this modern Japanese inn, located in historic Asakusa, the staff uniform is kimono. Guests have a choice of 16 Japanese-style rooms with tatami, futon...more
The Ritz-Carlton has scored big with its first Tokyo property, located on the top floors of the city's highest building and luxury mall, Tokyo Midtown, in the...more
The Peninsula is Tokyo's newest brand-name hotel, and the first freestanding one to be built here in at least a decade (the others are all perched on top of...more
Perched high above throbbing Shinjuku on the top floors of Kenzo Tange's 52-story steel and granite Park Tower, this has long been the hotel of choice for...more
Located on the 25th floor of a skyscraper tower, this hotel, open since 2003, is in Shiodome, a new high-rise district close to Shimbashi and Ginza. The rooms...more
Four years after the old Marunouchi Hotel closed down, the new version opened in 2004 on the top floors of the Oazo building next to Tokyo Station. It's a very...more
Not a member? Join now | Already a member? Sign In
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its
Mobile Terms and Conditions.
Create personalized postcards out of your favorite travel photos!
Get the latest destinations picks, hot hotel lists, travel deals and blog posts automatically added to your newsreader or your personalized homepage.
Condé Nast Web sites:
Nutrition Data /
Hotel Chatter /
Ars Technica /
© 2012 Condé Nast. All rights reserved
Your California Privacy Rights
The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast.
For more information, please contact us.
Send to your phone!