At a glance
The five-star Palace Hotel Tokyo is perfect for discerning couples looking for comfort and pampering with. The airy lobby, with its double-height ceilings, walls of glass, plush carpets and modern paintings are an indication of the understated luxury featured throughout the hotel
A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, the hotel is located on a moat-side setting in the financial district of Marunouchi, opposite the ancient Otemon Gate of Edo Castle and overlooking a massive expanse of the Imperial Palace gardens and parkland – possibly the best location in the city! It’s easy to travel anywhere in this vast metropolis with the subway and trains accessible from the underground shopping/restaurant mall under the hotel and with Tokyo Station a mere 15-minute walk away, the entire countryside is at your fingertips.
All 290 rooms and 12 suites are spacious and elegantly appointed and many have a large balcony with floor to ceiling glass opening the room up to the stunning view. There are six suite types ranging from 75m2 to 250m2. The signature Palace Suite can be booked as a one or two-bedrooms unit by connecting with a Club Deluxe Room.
Best room for a romantic escape: A Deluxe King Room with balcony (almost unheard of in Tokyo!) with Club Lounge access is just the ticket for romance. The bed is oh so comfortable, the turndown service includes a steam eye mask that’s so relaxing and the deep bath is just made for soaking.
Couples on a romantic getaway will love
The pampering given in the Club Lounge on the 19th floor which serves up French Champagne, afternoon tea and pre-dinner canapés along with the stunning view. A must-try is the hotel’s legendary martini (stirred not shaken) in the classic Royal Bar and afternoon tea in the Palace Lounge where kimono-clad waitresses offer 48 varieties of tea.
With their new partnership with Ducasse Paris giving birth to fine dining restaurant, Esterre with Chef de Cuisine Martin Pitarque Palomar at the helm, you're guaranteed of superb French haute cuisine. There's also the one Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant, Amber Palace, and Wadakura- the signature Japanese restaurant, open only for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is actually a group of separate restaurants that each focuses on a different part of traditional Japanese cuisine.
Spa & Wellness
Japan's first Evian Spa is right here and whether you indulge with a Celestial Facial, Precious Journey, Celestial Signature or a Vitalizing Signature treatment created exclusively for Evian SPA TOKYO, you'll leave floating on clouds! Don't forget your bathers because you'll be diving into their 20-metre indoor swimming pool after a workout in the state-of-the-art gym, a morning yoga session or a walk/run around the five-kilometre jogging track that skirts the Imperial Palace gardens.