Palace Hotel Tokyo Named World’s Top New Large Hotel For Design
TOKYO — Palace Hotel Tokyo joined elite company this month after Travel + Leisure recognized the Marunouchi property as ‘Best Hotel, 100 or More Rooms’ in its annual Design Awards.
Citing the hotel for its “understated luxury,” its “traditional grandeur” and “sense of sophisticated restraint,” the hotel won top honours in its category and is the first ever Japanese hotel to receive a T+L Design Award (http://www.travelandleisure.com/
“More than anything, we wanted the look and feel of this hotel to exhibit and celebrate hallmarks of Japanese aesthetics,”
The ninth annual T+L jury included luminaries in the fields of interior design, journalism, architecture, fashion, culinary and creative design. The 7-member panel also singled out the world’s top new museum, mode of transportation, spa, restaurant and public space among other categories.
For Palace Hotel Tokyo, the T+L award caps a string of recent acknowledgements, from the hotel’s inclusion on Destinasian’
A half-dozen design firms collaborated on the hotel’s development, with GA Design International having taken the lead.
About Palace Hotel Tokyo
Opened in May 2012, Palace Hotel Tokyo (http://en.palacehoteltokyo.com/)
Rebuilt from the ground-up and yet heir to a legacy that goes back more than half a century, the contemporary interpretation of Palace Hotel Tokyo presents travellers with an unfiltered celebration of the country’s culture and an unparalleled experience of Japan.
Located at 1-1-1 Marunouchi, the hotel is a 10-minute walk from landmark Tokyo Station and mere steps away from Marunouchi Naka Dori, one of Tokyo’s most upscale shopping and dining destinations.