Ritz Carlton, Tokyo
by: Barron Hanson
Tokyo stopover and shopping.
In awe over the never ending urban sprawl. Capped off by a sunset over Mt. Fuji.
Bed fit for a sumo, check.
Attention to detail and edible arrangements. A lovely surprise upon arrival.
The 43rd floor hotel lounge bar is the perfect place to relax and drink in the surroundings.
Fine dining is a cornerstone of the hotel. This was from Hinokizaka and my favorite plate - Kuroge wagyu filet, abalone and grilled vegetables.
The pool and spa on the 46th floor is the highest in Tokyo, come in the afternoon for sunset swims.
Buy a bottle of Whiskey and they will keep it for you until next time. Coolest loyalty program going around.
A Roppongi landmark.
Room + view. Spend hours examining the cityscape and architecture from the comfort of your hotel.
Highs + Lows
The elevation of the hotel gives you a real perspective on how vast Tokyo is. I loved watching the city transform from afternoon haze to city nightscape.
Attention to detail. From the service staff to the art and decoration every detail has been carefully planned and curated. A highlight was the heavy stone feature with hand-carved watermarks made by Chinese artist Shen Lie Yi.
The food is a cornerstone of the hotel and very popular with Tokyo high rollers. I tried Hinokizaka and sampled the Sushi menu. 10 courses later and 14 different seafood selections I pretty much rolled into bed.
The hotel amenities are so good you'll never want to leave. Alas there is so much to do in Tokyo you'll be torn.
The 45th floor bar is expensive. Stay for one drink and the view then head down to Roppongi for cheaper drinks and vibe.
- Life Changing
- Environmental Consciousness
- Overall Value
- Night's Sleep
- Stealable Stuff
- Refer a Friend
Japanese modern luxury hotel.
Fancy...but no one is judging.
Tokyo midtown, right in the heart of Roppongi only minutes walk to the heaving main strip.
Live piano in the afternoon and a jazz band in the evenings.
- Year Opened
2007, but recently renovated.
- Designed By
Interior by Design Studio Spin (Japan).
The highest pool in Tokyo with sweeping views across the city. Also includes a fitness studio, hot baths, cold baths, steam rooms, saunas and relaxation suite.
Cornerstone of the hotel with three amazing offerings: Azure 45 contemporary French (Michelin star); Towers modern bistro and Hinokizaka Japanese (I strongly recommend the sushi).
The 45th floor bar.
Strong and free.
Sure, just make sure they aren't the type to knock expensive art over.
It's expensive but worth it for the amenities.
In the Area
30-8 Udagawa-cho, Shibuya-ku,
Choose the all you can drink option.
Chicago vintage Harajuku
Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, 渋谷区Jingumae, 6−31−21
Vintage selection you won't believe.
Japan, 〒160-0021 Tokyo, 新宿区Kabukicho, １−７−１ 新宿ロボットビル
Start the night off weird.
Ritz Carlton, Tokyo
Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo Midtown 9-7-1 Minato-ku, Akasaka, Tokyo, 107-0052, Japan
Neighborhood: Tokyo Midtown
Hotel Location: Tokyo Midtown, Tokyo, Japan