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The range and variety of Tokyo accommodation options has never been better and the selection just keeps on growing. Competition within the hotel sector means hospitality groups new and established are working hard to deliver creative concepts and innovations to attract guests, many catering for longer-stay visitors and meeting the needs of modern travellers. Think functional, convenient and thoughtful, from independent properties to international chain brands, you will be spoilt for choice at every price point. Here are a few of the new and upcoming hotels vying for popularity in this competitive marketplace.

Hotels opened this month:

Alfit Hotel & Bar Akasaka opened in November 2023

The concept of Alfit is simply to be “all fit for you”, a hotel offering space and time that will meet a variety of needs of guests. Rooms vary in size from approximately 14.5 to 45.0 square meters, décor varies too. The central Akasaka location makes it a great base to explore the city and the stand-up bar is set to become a haunt of savvy locals.

Location: Akasaka

Guestrooms: 52

Mercure Tokyo Haneda Airport Hotel opened in November 2023

With an increasing range of stay options around Haneda airport, this property offers the essence of the location. The design evokes evolving periods of Tokyo from the past to the future with a concept called “Tokyo Eclectic”. The design elements highlight tradition, handicrafts and the history of the Haneda neighbourhood. Convenient all-day dining restaurant, a bar, and fitness centre make it ideal for a stopover or short stay.

Location: 10-minute drive from Haneda Airport

Guestrooms: 363

Hotels scheduled to open soon:

Lyf Ginza Tokyo scheduled opening 30 November 2023

Suitable for both short and long stays, property offers a range of apartment types.

Facilities include a coworking lounge, social kitchen, a laundrette, a lobby cafe and, a gymnasium. The lyf brand is part of The Ascott Limited Group.

Location: Kyobashi

Rooms/Apartments: 140 units

Hotel Toranomon Hills scheduled opening 6 December 2023

Located in Tokyo’s newest international business hub, this property offers modern professionals a convenient and comfortable space for rest, work and play. Guestrooms are designed using natural and sustainable materials, design blends Japanese elegance with Scandinavian aesthetics.

By Hyatt (The Unbound Collection by Hyatt).

Location: Toranomon

Guestrooms: 205, including 30 suite rooms.

Hyatt House Tokyo scheduled opening 26 February 2024

Another Hyatt opening in Tokyo to watch out for in terms of convenience. Relax and feel like a local in your room complete with comfy living area, a fully fitted kitchen, washer, dryer, and dining/workspace. The rooftop garden, lounge and Bar offer communal spaces for resident guests to socialise and connect. The hotel also has an indoor pool and fitness room.

Location: Shibuya

Guestrooms: 126

The Royal Park Ginza 6-Chome scheduled opening May 2024

The Royal Park Group are known for their attention to detail as hospitality professionals in Tokyo. This property is part of their THE collection and is one to look forward to. Fun and vivid décor with a theme of “Ginza pop” use colours and patterns borrowed from nearby Kabukiza blended into a bold modern retro design.  This hotel embodies the Ginza culture of preserving tradition whilst embracing the future. An expression of old and new coexisting harmoniously.

Location: Ginza

Guestrooms: 273