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Amenity We Love

Tokyo's Hotel Seiyo Ginza (in the same family as New York's Carlyle and Antigua's Jumby Bay) trumps bedside iPods and tanning butlers with its latest amenity du jour: Hotel chef Makoto Iijima leads guests on crack-of-dawn tours to the Tsukiji fish market, a bustling 56-acre spectacle of some 450 kinds of fish. He'll bid on whatever catch of the day you fancy, then bring it back to the hotel and slice it up at a private dinner or, for the full cultural immersion, a sushi breakfast. From $385 to $1,700; tour, $130. At 1-11-2 Ginza; 888-767-3966;

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