The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo has become Japan’s
first Autograph Collection hotel.
Originally opened in 1998, the 288-room Prince
Sakura Tower Tokyo has gone through an extensive refurbishment and
renovation under the direction of interior designer Ryu Kosaka of
Aoyama Nomura Design, whose work is highly acclaimed both in Japan
All of the hotel’s rooms, lobby area,
restaurants, and other areas were designed to convey a modern
sense of harmony, blending the spaces with the seasonal landscapes
of hotel’s Japanese garden.
The hotel is centrally located just a 3-minute
walk from Tokyo’s Shinagawa station.
The Prince Sakura Tower Tokyo also boasts a
spacious Japanese garden of approximately 2 hectares (5 acres)
where guests can enjoy the ever-changing natural beauty of the
garden from season to season – and especially during the cherry
blossom season as the hotel’s grounds are blessed with more than
200 cherry blossom trees which showcase the amazing sakura
blossoms - reflected in the hotel’s name.
The Prince Sakura Tower Autograph Collection
with its newly enhanced facilities is expected to host an
increased number of international travelers, and this will further
be supported by in the future with government tourism promotion,
the economic growth of countries in the region, and the
implementation of a robust MICE strategy by Prince Hotels.
Simon Cooper, Marriott International’s president
and managing director in Asia, said, “We celebrate the
inauguration of The Prince Sakura Tower into Autograph Collection,
marking the first Autograph property to open in Japan and only the
second Collection hotel to open in Asia. The vision and
inspiration behind Autograph Collection was to create an evolving
ensemble of strikingly independent hotels and this hotel certainly
meets those criteria with its wonderful new design and inspiring
gardens ... Tokyo is one of the most exciting and vibrant cities in
the world, and we could not be more proud to introduce Autograph
Collection to this great city with the conversion of The Prince
Sakura Tower – and the timing could not be better with this great
city having just won the 2020 Olympic bid.”
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