Hotels in Japan
Hotels in Japan range from internationally-renowned luxury resorts to budget guesthouses. While Western-style Japanese hotels are widely available throughout the country, try booking a room at a ryokan, a Japanese-style inn where guests sleep on tatami mats on the floor and are typically treated to a full traditional Japanese breakfast in the morning.
Those looking for the ultimate luxury getaway should check out the Park Hyatt Hotel. It's considered to be one of the best hotels in Japan – and one of the most famous after it was prominently featured in the Academy Award–winning film Lost in Translation. Rooms start on the 41st floor, ensuring that each one has a sweeping view of the dazzling city below. The hotel also offers a range of top-tier amenities, including an indoor pool, a steakhouse and a full-service spa.
Those searching for more affordable hotels in Japan should consider booking into a capsule hotel, where guests can rent a ‘capsule,’ i.e. a small sleeping compartment. Capsules are stacked on top of one another, which means that the space is tight, but the ‘room’ is cheap.
Despite its massive size, the Prince Park Tower Tokyo still manages to be is a quiet refuge in Tokyo’s Minato district.
This centrally located 327-room value hotel has spotless accommodations near shop-filled Sanjo-dori.
Legendary 119-year-old hotel with excellent business facilities (including one of Japan's largest executive service centers) in a prime location near the Imperial Palace, Ginza, and Hibiya Park.
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.