Tokyo's Hotel Okura reopens with new name

Hotel Okura Tokyo to be reborn as The Okura Tokyo in September 2019.
Yoshio Taniguchi, son of Yoshiro Taniguchi, designer of the original Okura main lobby, designed the lobbies of both buildings. Photo credit: Hotel Okura Tokyo

After a four-year renovation Tokyo’s Hotel Okura, which originally opened in 1962, has reopened as The Okura Tokyo, the new flagship of Hotel Okura Co., Ltd. 

The updated hotel has a total of 508 rooms across two buildings. The Okura Heritage Wing is a 17-story structure with its own reception area, a traditional Japanese restaurant and a dedicated room for tea ceremonies. The Okura Prestige Tower is a 41-story building, where guestrooms begin on the 28th floor. The top floor has a teppanyaki restaurant, an all-day dining restaurant and a Chinese restaurant. The tower also has event and banquet facilities, reportedly including one of the largest hotel ballrooms in Tokyo, and access to the Okura Fitness & Spa on the 26th and 27th floors.

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Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd. operates 72 properties (47 in Japan and 25 overseas) with a total 22,666 rooms under three hotel groups: Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and Hotel JAL City.

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