The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, TAKANAWA HANAKOHRO and The Prince Akatoki London Named Five-Star Hotels, The Prince Park Tower Tokyo, The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo and The Hotel Seiryu Kyoto Kiyomizu Named Four-Star Hotels In Forbes Travel Guide’s 2023 Star Awards
Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, announced its 2023 Star Awards. The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, TAKANAWA HANAKOHRO, The Prince Akatoki London earned Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotels. The Prince Park Tower Tokyo, The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo and The Hotel Seiryu Kyoto Kiyomizu earned Four-Star hotels award and will all be showcased with other honorees on ForbesTravelGuide.com.
The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho offers spectacular views of the city from approximately 180m above ground level and a design oozing nature and art seamlessly fused with state-of-the-art features. With scenic views that make it worthy of the “Gallery” in its name and elevate the space to a work of art, the hotel has 250 guest rooms designed for functionality and comfort, Japanese main dining that offers traditional cuisine adapted to contemporary tastes as well as All-Day Dining, two distinctive Bars, a Club Lounge, and a Spa and Fitness facility. The Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho is also a member of the Marriott International “Luxury Collection”.
TAKANAWA HANAKOHRO is a 16-room traditional Japanese inn that opened in 2016 on the premises of Grand Prince Hotel Takanawa. It is located a five-minute walk from Shinagawa Station and has a Japanese gardens covering an area of 20,000 m2. The guest rooms are purely traditional Japanese-style rooms with the fragrance of tatami in the air, and they are outfitted with low beds and sofas to create a functional and serene Japanese space. The OH-SAI Lounge, exclusively for staying guests, offers a changing menu to suit the time of day: with sweets and drinks that offer a taste of Japan in the daytime, and options including sake and shochu at night. Guests can also unwind with Japanese-themed treatments at SPA TAYUTA.
The Prince Akatoki London is a luxury brand that offers guests a high-end sanctuary to recharge and experience the best of Japanese hospitality and culture, regardless of where they find themselves in the world. The brand is inspired by Japan, with service being at the forefront of everything they can expect to experience while staying with The Prince Akatoki. The Prince Akatoki invites you to slow down, breath and re-enter the world feeling new again.
Located in Shiba Park with views of the nearby Tokyo Tower, The Prince Park Tower Tokyo offers a blend of natural and modern scenery throughout the changing seasons. It has 33 aboveground floors, 603 guest rooms, 17 banquet halls (including a main banquet hall of about 2,400 m2), a variety of restaurants, and a Spa and Fitness facility featuring natural hot springs.
The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo is located in the Takanawa area, about a three-minute walk from Shinagawa Station. The Sakura Tower Tokyo has excellent transit access, as well as a Japanese garden covering an area of 20,000 m2. It operates under the brand of “The Prince.” Its spacious and comfortable rooms are all equipped with air bathtubs, providing a space where you can unwind while enjoying seasonal views of the Japanese garden. The Prince Sakura Tower is also part of the Autograph Collection by Marriott International.
The Hotel Seiryu Kyoto Kiyomizu is located in the building of the former Kiyomizu Elementary School, which was loved by the community as a learning center for about 80 years before its rebirth as a high-quality heritage hotel. Under the concept of “Carving the future out of history,” this new hotel will go above and beyond the functions required of hotels to date and will carry over into a new era the decades of history and culture built up by the school and by the local community. Throughout the building, the hotel retains traces of its elementary school days, allowing guests to experience the history and culture passed down from generation to generation.