Best Western International unveiled its first ever property in the Japanese port city of Yokohama. Coming just weeks after the launch of the Best Western's second hotel in neighboring Tokyo, the new Best Western Yokohama marks the company's expansion in the Greater Tokyo area, home to more than 35-million people.
Located in the Tsurumi ward of Yokohama, close to the bay area and easily accessible from the JR Yokohama and JR Shinagawa stations, Best Western Yokohama is positioned for business travelers.
The hotel's 185 rooms include single, double, twin and triple options, and all come equipped with international amenities including flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, and complimentary Wi-Fi.
For events, Best Western Yokohama has 1,000 square feet of meeting room capable of hosting events of up to 60 delegates.
Meanwhile, the recently opened Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai, located in eastern Tokyo's Edogawa Ward, is a midscale hotel offering modern amenities for both business and leisure travelers.
Near the Nishi-Kasai Station, on the Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, the hotel offers easy access to the city's main commercial, retail and entertainment areas. It is also positioned between Tokyo Disneyland and the new Tokyo SkyTree – the world's second tallest structure – and provides free shuttle services to both attractions.
Set in a nine-story building, Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai offers a choice of 184 guestrooms, all with flat-screen LED TVs and complimentary Wi-Fi. The hotel also has a restaurant serving Japanese and international dishes, and meeting space for up to 80 delegates.
Japan became Best Western International's first ever destination in Asia when the company launched its first hotel in the country more than a decade ago. Today, Best Western operates a collection of 17 hotels across 12 Japanese cities.
Best Western Tokyo Nishikasai is the company's second opening in Tokyo, following the 206-room Best Western Shinjuku Astina Hotel.
Currently, Best Western has a portfolio of more than 200 hotels across Asia. And the company expects to increase its regional collection to 300 properties in the next few years. Best Western first launched in Asia & the Middle East in 2001 and now covers 27* countries in the region.
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