The capital city of Japan, Tokyo boasts a superb collection of nightlife and dining venues plus assorted attractions covering everything from ancient temples to parks where flowering sakura trees are a heavenly sight in spring. Tokyo is also the centre of the nation’s business and corporate industries and many of its major companies are headquartered here.
Accommodation options cover everything from old-style ryokan guesthouses to five-star hotels with every imaginable amenity provided. Those looking for that little added freedom or a base for a long-term stay will discover apartment hotels in Tokyo are the perfect choice.
Tokyo apartment hotels such as the Oakwood in Ariake typically offer four-star facilities. Each unit comes with the bonus of its own kitchenette and clothes washers and driers. There is usually a microwave oven, a stovetop, a refrigerator, plates and cutlery in the kitchenette. The apartments have Wi-fi access, modern televisions and media players too.
Onsite amenities are likely to include restaurants, some kind of bar or lounge, a fitness centre and a car park. Some of the apartment buildings incorporate car parks and suites of meeting or private event rooms. Grand Pacific Le Daiba is a nice choice for those looking for a serviced apartment with a swimming pool.
There are around 20 apartment hotels in Tokyo. Visitors and business travellers can select this kind of accommodation establishment in all the key city districts. Daiba Island, Akasaka Minat, Shinagawa and Shinjuku are among the options. All these areas of Tokyo provide varied dining, with Japanese, Chinese, American and Italian food on the menu.
Choosing the Hundred Stay in Shinjuku gives visitors a stylish accommodation venue right in the middle of this area’s abundant attractions. Shinjuku Gyoen Gardens plus museums like the Sword, Samurai and Bunka Gakuen are exciting draws here. Meiji Jingu Temple, lively nightlife premises and Okubo Koreatown round off this area’s major delights.
Akasaka Minato is closer to the Imperial Palace complex and its lovely gardens. It is within easy distance of Ginza’s shops on the Metro as well. The Science Museum in addition to the New Otani and Idemitsu museums plus opportunities for a guided tour of the palace are major draws in the locality.