Tokyo's Shiba Park influenced $22.5M renovation of The Prince Park Tower

The Prince Park Tower Tokyo, the newest member of the Preferred Hotels & Resorts L.V.X. Collection, completed its $22.5-million renovation project. Overseen by Hong Kong-based design firm AB Concept, the redesign was inspired by the property’s location in Minato Ward's Shiba Park. 

From refurbishing 590 of its 603 guestrooms to revamping the Premium Club Lounge and introducing an enhanced lobby experience, each upgrade pays homage to the beauty of the hotel’s surroundings.

The reimagined lobby has “Forest Greeting,” a new piece of artwork by Hirotoshi Sawada, an artist known for his nature-inspired works. Sawada’s creation, which has hundreds of small hanging mirrors, acts as a chandelier and is arranged to illuminate the space. With nods to nature throughout, the lobby now has earth tones, wood finishes, scenic paintings, indigenous plants and a new boutique gift shop.

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In the Premium Club guestrooms on floors 29-31, AB Concept worked to reciprocate the openness and ambiance of Shiba Park through a new earth tone color scheme, wood flooring, furniture and amenities by C.O. Bigelow, all under the theme “A Part of the Park.” To further emulate the feeling of being outdoors, branch-like cabinet fixtures and a hanging chair reminiscent of a tree swing also are incorporated into the new design.

The Panoramic guestrooms on floors 19-28 have new furniture, carpeting and a light-blue color palette. Desks and beds are repositioned to maximize the space and provide views of the park and the city’s landmarks like the Tokyo Tower and Zojoji Temple.

The Premium Club Lounge also was updated and expanded.

On the lower floors, guests have access to an onsite natural hot spring spa and fitness facility, bowling alley, indoor pool, 11 restaurants and a bakery.

Manabu Ishikawa serves as general manager of The Prince Park Tower Tokyo.

Photo credit: The Prince Park Tower Tokyo

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