Hotels in Japan

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Modern, minimalist Zen stylings (indoor gardens, sliding shoji doors, handcrafted washi paper ceilings) take over the top floors of the new Otemachi... Read More

The Japanese countryside offers the kind of scenery that dreams are made of. Combine those landscapes with Aman’s hospitality and design, and you’ve got... Read More

Large, smoke-free rooms are done up with touches of Japanese design wrought in paper and wood. Bathrooms sport deep soaking tubs in a nod to the country... Read More

An updated version of a traditional ryokan, this is a small inn with only 24 rooms: all filled with antiques hand-selected by the owner. Rooms are small... Read More

Overlooking one of Tokyo's most famous shrines, the Asakusa View is a classic downtown Tokyo hotel, complete with an impressive marble lobby and crystal... Read More

This small guest house in a renovated row house can be found in the historical Bamba area of Shinagawa. Rooms are classic Japanese-style with... Read More

Amply sized rooms with super city views and a promontory over the historic Shinto monument, Hie Shrine, this property boasts sophisticated... Read More

Located on floors 14—17 of a quiet office building in the business district, the Celestine Hotel caters to corporate travelers but provides plenty... Read More

The hotel is set in Shibuya's tallest skyscraper, just west of Harajuku. Read More

Each room in this boutique design hotel is unique, with five different styles created by a host of designers: modern (masculine bespoke wood furniture... Read More

Located on floors 28—37 of the Tokyo Shiodome Building, this Conrad hotel is known for its minimalist style and expansive views. The lobby is... Read More

Stylish, efficient, and economical, this capsule hotel is modeled after air travel with two classes: first and business. Each room is single occupancy... Read More

The tagline of this refined luxury hotel near Ginza—“fifty-seven rooms fifty-seven steps from Tokyo Station”—is spot-on (hotel... Read More

A multicourse breakfast is served by a room attendant bearing a tray laden with such morsels as grilled trout, seasonal tofu, miso soup, and a variety... Read More

This 387-room midtown hotel is part of the lively Roppongi Hills complex (often dubbed a "city within a city"), crammed with hundreds of luxury... Read More

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... Read More

Hiirogiya is among Kyoto’s most illustrious ryokan. Their 33 rooms— featuring lacquered bathrooms with wooden tubs—have hosted the... Read More

The Arashiyama neighborhood of Kyoto, full of bamboo groves and Zen temples, is the site of the city’s newest—and most exquisite&mdash... Read More

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... Read More

An elegant, five star hotel set in a spacious, winding Japanese garden complete with authentic pagodas, the rooms at the Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo are ... Read More

A skyscraper hotel in the middle of bustling Shinjuku, this hotel comes equipped with modern rooms and self check-in terminals in the lobby.... Read More

This centrally located 327-room value hotel has spotless accommodations near shop-filled Sanjo-dori. Read More

Sprawling, sumptuous, and venerable old hotel with amenities galore and a dozen elegant restaurants. Outdoor Japanese and rose gardens host the largest... Read More

Understated Japanese style, with expert service and an art museum spotlighting more than 2,000 Buddhist works.  Read More

This hotel puts you on Tokyo's jam-packed shopping street, with many of the city's best restaurants, including the three Michelin–starred Japanese... Read More

Just shy of East Tokyo, in the Higashiyama Shichijo district, is the Hyatt Regency Kyoto. The 189-room hotel is decked out in traditional flourishes... Read More

A legendary, 119-year-old property, close to the Imperial Palace, this traditional hotel is favored by diplomats and heads of state. The hotel... Read More

A classic hotel with a 5-story atrium, state-of-the-art business center, and 380 rooms along the Okawa River for corporate and leisure travelers.  Read More

Just outside the busy Shinjuku Station, the Keio Plaza Hotel is about as centrally located as you can get in Tokyo. The huge marble lobby lit by... Read More

Keio Plaza Tokyo is a hotel known for its polished rooms with elegant touches and great views. But kids (or cartoon fanatics) will have sugar-coated... Read More

This intimate 1801 ryokan near the Nishiki food market serves owner Haruji Ukai’s seafood kaiseki meals. Read More

The rooms of this traditional ryokan look out over the Seto Inland Sea. Read More

With televisions in the bathrooms and sweeping views from its large rooms—all situated above the 30th floor of the building—this property offers a... Read More

Located near Tokyo Station in the Mitsui Tower, the Mandarin Oriental rises above the historical merchant district of Nihonbashi—and enjoys... Read More

Multipurpose complex with art, dining, community, business, and hotel spaces. A gallery filled with Japanese art, an atrium filled with seasonal gardens... Read More

Contemporary yet elegant, this glittering property sits right at the edge of the moat next to the Imperial Palace. Generously sized rooms have floor-to... Read More

Years after its starring role in the hit indie film Lost in Translation, the Park Hyatt Tokyo—housed in the upper floors of a handsome steel Kenzo Tange... Read More

The Ritz-Carlton's first hotel in Tokyo commandeers the top nine floors of the city's tallest structure, Tokyo Midtown Galleria—and its close... Read More

This polished and convenient hotel is directly connected to the international terminal at Haneda Airport. Rooms feature graphic and modern design as... Read More

A sense of mystery and magic pervades this secluded retreat on a southern Japanese island covered in old-growth cedars. The 28 airy suites and villas... Read More

Billed as Kyoto’s first design hotel, the property opened in 2007 with 13 unique rooms: No. 201 has a sexy red, black, and white scheme. Read More

Spacious and luxurious rooms measuring at least 538 square feet are decorated with rich and elegant furnishings, and marble bathrooms. Convenient to... Read More

At the 202-room Shangri-La, occupying 13 floors of the Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, Chinese touches (gold-lacquered panels; silk embroidery) offset a... Read More

Located in the city's historic district, this traditional inn features rooms that are outfitted with tatami mats, low tables, and futon... Read More

New business hotel in a glitzy area with rooms that are small but clean and smart. Extremely convenient to Ginza-itchome station and the Kabuki-za. No... Read More

High-tech, contemporary, and plush, this full-service hotel even has a fleet of luxury cars available for chauffeur service. The 314 rooms are spacious,... Read More

Despite its massive size, the Prince Park Tower Tokyo still manages to be is a quiet refuge in Tokyo’s Minato district. Thanks to the hotel group... Read More

Handsome hotel located in the historical red brick Tokyo Station. Tasteful traditional furnishing and lots of light in each room, the neighborhood is... Read More

A 16-acre compound installed on the tree-covered Higashiyama Hills just outside of Kyoto, this historic 1890 hotel has hosted kings, queens, presidents,... Read More

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... Read More

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