Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan

At Tokyo’s ultimate luxury ryokan, whether you want to relax, sightsee or immerse yourself in Japanese culture, you’ll have plenty of options.

Hoshinoya Tokyo lies in the city’s economic center amid a landscape of buildings owned by financial and media giants. In contrast with its grand facade, the 17-story hotel offers a relaxed ambience with a sense of intimacy and surprise–qualities that are rooted in traditional Japanese hospitality.

Each floor is an exclusive domain, accessible only by the guests staying there, and with a dedicated staff in place to meet their every need–as well as to maintain the elegant customs that have been honored for centuries at traditional Japanese inns known as ryokan.

Built in the Otemachi district, within walking distance of Tokyo Station, the Imperial Palace and its beautiful park, Hoshinoya Tokyo manages to combine the modernity, comfort, and design of a contemporary hotel and the very essence of Japanese tradition.

Designed by the famous architect, Rie Azuma, the building’s interior beckons you to rest and relax. Everything here is designed so that you feel at home.Built in the purest ryokan tradition, this 17-storey tower with an ultra-modern design is a building that is surprising to say the least.

Experience rooms with tatami-covered floors, raised futon beds, and hot spring baths. It is the experience that the guests of this exceptional ryokan are looking for, without having to leave the bustle of the city.


Every ryokan has an ochanoma—a lounge that serves as an exclusive living and dining room for guests staying there. It contains a library and is furnished with desks and sofas.

This large living area is a common space for the six guest rooms on your floor, and until 9pm, it’s attended by a member of staff who will serve you complimentary sake and tend to your every need. Twenty-four hours a day, you can come here to relax and help yourself to tea, coffee and snacks.

In the morning, guests wake up to the enticing aroma of soup drifting from the lounge. They are invited there to partake of seasonally flavored miso soup and bracingly seasoned rice balls. As the guests dine, staff are on hand to inform them about the weather and local events.


These south-facing rooms enjoy plenty of sunlight filtering through the shoji paper sliding doors that cover the windows. Twice the size of the Yuri and Sakura rooms, they are furnished with a lounge sofa, dining table, and small desk. The bath area window can be opened to create the feeling of bathing outdoors. Three single-size beds are laid out on the bed stand.

Maximum capacity: 3
Total area: 83 sqm

Yuri, Sakura and Sakura Double

Bamboo closets and shoji paper sliding doors give these rooms a traditional aesthetic. Each room contains a bathtub and shower stall. Sakura rooms are furnished with either a twin or double bed, and are located near the lounge, allowing guests to enjoy a true ryokan experience.

Yuri rooms are corner rooms furnished with double beds, and are more suitable for guests who wish to enjoy more privacy and quiet.

Maximum capacity: 2
Total area: 41-49 sqm


The best food from every part of Japan culminates here in Tokyo—and the Hoshinoya Tokyo restaurant is no exception. It offers surprising ryokan cuisine that brings out the richness in ingredients that normally go unappreciated. The ryokan also connects directly to a restaurant complex offering a wide variety of fare.

The restaurant itself is a paragon of Zen minimalism, with grey plastered walls, soft lighting and a private space for every group of diners.

Opt for the Japanese breakfast and you’ll enjoy a hearty spread of grilled fish, miso soup, rice and pickled vegetables. Or if you fancy something more familiar, you can choose the copious Western breakfast.

Expect to be surprised by the creative twists chef Hamada gives his fish-focused menu. Whatever he’s concocted, it will be superbly paired with French wines and Japanese sake.


In the lobby area, you can learn how to make your own matcha tea using a sunken hearth built into the tatami floor. Japanese green tea Your host will teach you how to heat the cup to the right temperature and whisk your matcha to create a rich, frothy green tea.


The resort can organize a rickshaw ride for you around the local area, with anecdotes aplenty from your driver.

Alternatively, the Imperial Gardens are just a few minutes’ walk away, or you can go further afield for museums, parks and more.


How about a short concert? On certain nights, demonstrations of Japanese Gagaku (8th-10th century court music) are held in the lobby area – with complimentary sake.


Indulge in the luxury of a private cruise on the Nihonbashi River departing near hotel to discover the city from the water. A river journey will allow you, through the guide’s explanations, to discover Japan’s history through its bridges and to notice the contrast between the Edo era and the Tokyo of today; a fun, enjoyable, and rewarding cruise.



$353 $335/night

Rates vary according to seasonality. Contact us to discuss your holiday needs.


Staying with us
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Planning your luxury holiday, we are with you every step along the way.
If the villa of your choice is already booked, our team is happy to suggest equivalent alternatives and take care of the details. You can expect your vacation to be personalized to suit your tastes.
Private, insured, direct airport transfers to and from the villa can be arranged. A villa manager will meet and greet you at the airport ensuring your transfer to the villa is smooth and effortless.
Private tours and boat hire can also be arranged in advance. We will handle the arrangements to collect and return you to your villa after the event. Why not enjoy a fabulous day out and explore the surrounding islands and national marine park on a luxury speed boat?
Book a car with us and have it waiting at your villa when you arrive, we have a wide range of vehicles from a 2 seat Suzuki Jeep to a 7 seat Toyota Fortuner. Price includes comprehensive insurance, unlimited miles, collection and delivery, and optional baby and booster seats.
Prior to your arrival we will send you a food and wine shopping list allowing us to stock the villa with your favorite foods and beverages.
Once on site, your resident villa staff will ensure the villa is kept clean and tidy. Your villa manager is available to cater to guests’ specific needs and can help organize island activities, massage and spa treatments, as well as helping communicate requests to the Thai chef and dealing with any matter arising at the villa. Bed linen is changed every third day and towels are changed as necessary. Pool towels are provided and replenished as deemed necessary.
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