Name of hotel:
The Peninsula Tokyo
The hotel is superbly located at the crossroads of Hibiya Dori and Harumi Dori avenues; the gateway to Marunouchi and Ginza districts, opposite the Imperial Palace and Hibiya Park.
Walking distance to:
Guests are a three-minute walk from the shopping capital of Ginza where there are landmark department stores, international luxury brands, restaurants, shops, theatres, and more.
Size and style:
Modern and contemporary with Japanese accents, this freestanding hotel offers 314 spacious guest rooms including 47 suites.
Both leisure and business guests from around the world.
Amenities for children include cots and a children’s food and beverage menu. The Peninsula Academy offers a collection of bespoke programs which provide cultural and culinary experiences for guests during their stay. Children’s programs include Japanese wind-chime making, Faux Food program (realistic-looking wax and plastic food samples), a flight simulator experience and a Karate experience in a traditional Japanese Karate Dojo.
Yes. Guests can travel in a Rolls-Royce, BMW 740i Sedan or Tesla Model S to and from Narita or Haneda Airport. Prices start from 25,000 yen (about A$282).
You need to know:
The hotel houses a fleet of luxury vehicles including two Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantoms, one restored 1934 Rolls-Royce Phantom II, two BMW 740Li, two MINI Cooper S Clubmans and a Tesla Model S.
On-site dining and drinking facilities
Peter: a grill-restaurant with a view offering prime-cuts, seafood, salads and more.
The Bar at Peter: a modern lounge bar serving premium champagnes, whiskies, signature cocktails, cigars and creative comfort cuisine.
Hei Fung Terrace: Traditional Cantonese cuisine in a Suzhou garden setting.
The Lobby: all-day dining with Peninsula Afternoon Tea and live music.
The Peninsula Boutique & Café: offering the famous Peninsula chocolates, unique gifts, and the ideal place for a light meal with dine-in and take-out options.
Kyoto Tsuruya: Japanese kaiseki and tempura served in a contemporary atmosphere.
The Peninsula Arcade, Hair Salon, Photo Studio, Wedding Salon, two ballrooms, six elegantly designed function rooms, a wedding chapel, and a Japanese ceremony room (for weddings).
Yes, valet parking.
The Health Club offers top-of-the-range cardio and strength training machines by Technogym, each fitted with personal televisions and sound systems, as well as weight training equipment. A team of expert personal trainers is on hand to provide fitness evaluation and individual coaching by appointment.
No, b. The Peninsula Health Club’s 20-metre heated indoor pool is ideal for laps or a quick dip all year round.
The award-winning spa offers Oriental, Ayruvedic and European-inspired treatments. Each of the nine treatment rooms has a private shower, Japanese yukimi shoji screens and heated beds. The hotel’s signature treatment is the Keihatsu Enlightenment Massage, using ancient massage techniques originating from Eastern Asia. This specialised massage includes deep kneading, rolling, and stretching movements using the palms, forearms, and hot stones. A blend of essential oils is used to restore vitality and promote the healthy flow of Qi or vital life force energy. This signature experience is completed with a deeply relaxing head massage.
The Meiji Shrine: founded in 1921 to enshrine the Emperor and Empress Meiji, Japan’s first sovereign following the demise of rule by the Samurai class. With many large trees still growing in its grounds, Meiji-jingu is a precious nature-filled sanctuary in the heart of Tokyo.
Asakusa: located in Taito-ku along the west bank of the Sumida-gawa River, the Asakusa district once thrived as a temple town for the nearby Senso-ji Temple. Today, it is a vibrant downtown district that rivals the likes of Ginza, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro, and Shibuya, but with beautiful elements of its history still intact.
Imperial Palace: located opposite The Peninsula Tokyo, The Imperial Palace allows guests to travel through time and experience the enchantment of the palace, with its large park area surrounded by moats and monumental ancient stone walls. The Imperial Palace is the former site of the Edo Castle and was occupied by the Tokugawa Shogunate who ruled Japan from 1603 until 1867.
Akihabara: the largest electronics town in the world, it is a must-see for tech-savvy travellers. it is packed with shops selling every variety and brand of household electrical appliances and PCs as well as specialty stores dealing in electronics that can’t be found anywhere else, and duty free shops.
Eco and community initiatives:
CSR activities include raising funds for breast cancer awareness, charity walk/runs, blood donations, creating name tags on children’s wear for children homes, and supporting local senior citizen’s homes. Across all Peninsula Hotels, the year-end holidays is a time when the spirit of festive giving continues to raise funds for Make-a-Wish Foundation through our Trees of Hope campaign.
The Peninsula Tokyo attained its internationally recognised EarthCheck Silver Certified status for its management systems and practises in support of energy conservation and sustainable property management in 2015 and 2016. The Peninsula Tokyo provided data on its practises to be benchmarked against EarthCheck’s standards that addressed environmental impact, occupational health and safety, risk management, and corporate social reporting.
The Peninsula Tokyo’s car fleet ranges from customised Rolls-Royces to Minis and BMW sedans. In pursuit of the vision for sustainable luxury, the hotel has a customised all-electric Tesla sedan, to make sustainable transportation a luxury service. The hotel endeavours to make more low-emission luxury transportation options available.