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What it’s Like to Stay at Tokyo’s Most Prestigious Landmark Hotel

Palace Hotel Tokyo, the city's grande dame, got a major makeover in 2012 and continues to wow guests with amenities like a new Alain Ducasse restaurant

What’s the Deal?

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Palace Hotel Tokyo is the Japanese capital’s most prestigious landmark hotel, featuring everything you’d imagine of a grande dame – an impressive entrance, sophisticated guests buzzing about the lobby, an address next to the Imperial Palace and a sense of tradition and history.

Why Stay?

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It’s not just about the past. The Palace Hotel lives on the edge of old and new, thanks to its near total reconstruction and relaunch in 2012. From this came an entirely new, modern hotel, with 290 spacious rooms and suites. Most of these have balconies, many of which sport views of Tokyo’s greatest hits – the Imperial Palace, Tokyo Tower and Mount Fuji.

Don’t Miss

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The hotel’s latest attraction is Esterre: a haute-cuisine experience by Alain Ducasse that brings a contemporary French touch to the heart of traditional Tokyo.

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