Aman Tokyo

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Otemachi
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The brand’s first urban hotel, which opened in December 2014, is on floors 33 to 38 of the Otemachi Tower in Otemachi, a business hub that is more or less an extension of Marunouchi. Design wise, no hotel in Tokyo compares. In the cavernous lobby, imposing black basalt walls lead up to a 98-foot-high ceiling made of white Japanese rice paper. The atmosphere sets the stage for the calming ambience throughout the 52 guest rooms and 32 suites on four floors. Book a room overlooking the Imperial Palace, even if that means opting for a standard room (which are unusually spacious at 764 square feet). We like the 16 Corner Suites, which, at 1,302 square feet each, have two walls of windows. What distinguishes the Aman is its modern riff on traditional Japanese design. Rooms have washi screens, pinewood floors accented with tatami rugs, and bathrooms have onsen buckets and ofuro tubs. There is a stunning infinity pool, and the street-level Café by Aman, serving French food, looks out over the 168 trees that were planted at the hotel’s entrance. (Rooms, from $625)

Aman Tokyo
1-5-6 Otemachi, Chiyoda-kuTokyo, Japan
81-3/5224-3333

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