InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened the InterContinental Osaka at the center of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka. The mixed-use development is a new landmark in the city which also includes office buildings, commercial outlets, a convention center, academic and entertainment facilities and residences.
InterContinental Osaka offers panoramic views of the city and the surrounding area of western Japan, starting from the hotel’s lobby which sits on the 20th floor. The hotel's décor combines a motif of natural stones, wood and glass.
The hotel has a total of 215 guestrooms, averaging more than 538 square feet each, while the InterContinental Residences located in the same building has a further 57 serviced and fully-furnished residential suites. As well as one and two-bedroom suites, the InterContinental Residences also offer three-bedrooms suites, which are the largest available in the city.
To target the MICE market, the hotel offers a total of four meeting and event spaces, all offering views of the water and greenery surrounding Grand Front Osaka, as well as a fully-equipped wedding chapel.
The variety of food and beverage options at the hotel includes Pierre, the hotel’s signature contemporary French restaurant, and NOKA, which offers all-day dining and international cuisine. Its bar lounge, adee, serves wines and cocktails. The hotel also offers lighter options at its lobby lounge and at its patisserie.
There is a health and fitness center, which includes a spa and an indoor pool.
Osaka is Japan’s second largest metropolitan area with a population of nearly 20 million. The seventh InterContinental hotel in Japan, InterContinental Osaka joins 170 InterContinental Hotels & Resorts around the world. IHG ANA is the largest international hotel operator in Japan with nearly 30 hotels across four brands.