There are plenty of new places to stay of all stripes opening in Japan this season – here’s our pick of the best.
If you’re looking for a sleek serviced apartment in the heart of Tokyo’s business district, try the new Ascott Marunouchi Tokyo. Ideal for businesspeople and tourists alike, the 130 residences are elegant, spacious and come equipped with an in-house fitness centre.
Hotel brand behemoth Marriott is also opening a slew of new properties across Japan this summer. The most impressive are the Fuji Marriott Hotel Lake Yamanaka, set on one of the lakes at the base of Mount Fuji. Check in for guaranteed great views of Japan’s iconic landmark. Or there’s Izu Marriott Hotel Shuzenji, on the stunning Izu Peninsula – an ideal base from which to explore the region’s hot springs. Further west is Lake Biwa Marriott Hotel. Set on the banks of Japan’s largest lake, offering blockbuster views, the hotel is positioning itself as a wellness destination.