Hotels in Japan
Located on the 20th through 35th floors of the Southern Tower building just above Shinjuku station, the Hotel Century Southern Tower is known for its offering of views in every direction. The lobby is sparsely furnished with dark wood floors and a minimalist (but comfortable) feel.
If you’re looking for Hokkaido’s world-famous powder, the ski-in, ski-out Green Leaf, on Japan’s north island, couldn’t provide a softer landing.
A 16-acre compound installed on the tree-covered Higashiyama Hills just outside of Kyoto, this historic 1890 hotel has hosted kings, queens, presidents, and celebrities.
This 17-room ryokan in Gion, the traditional geisha quarter, holds candlelit evening tea ceremonies and makes a good base for exploring the city's many temples.
Located near Tokyo Station in the Mitsui Tower, the Mandarin Oriental rises above the historical merchant district of Nihonbashi—and enjoys unprecedented city views. Inside lies a sophisticated and modern oasis of calm.
This intimate 1801 ryokan near the Nishiki food market serves owner Haruji Ukai’s seafood kaiseki meals.
The Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, full of bamboo groves and Zen temples, is the site of the city’s newest—and most exquisite—ryokan, or traditional inn.
Located on floors 14—17 of a quiet office building in the business district, the Celestine Hotel caters to corporate travelers but provides plenty of amenities for leisure guests, as well.