AccorHotels has expanded the Novotel brand to
Okinawa, Japan with the opening of a hotel in the former royal capital of Shuri.
The 328-room Novotel Okinawa Naha, located
a 15-minute walk from the World
Heritage Shuri Castle, offers 360-degree
views of the former royal capital of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom.
“We are delighted to introduce the our first
Novotel brand in the Okinawa capital where guests will have the
opportunity to discover spaces to relax, have fun, work, and enjoy
dining and social experiences,” said Patrick Basset, Chief
Operating Officer of AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast
Asia and Maldives.
Dining options at the hotel include four restaurants and a
bar. Toki Japanese restaurant serves an array of authentic
Japanese dishes and teppanyaki while the all-day dining signature
restaurant, Food Exchange Avancer serves a variety of local
Okinawan dishes and an international buffet. The GourmetBar
offers a range of pastries and a selection of gourmet coffees,
cocktails and fine wines, while guests can enjoy a selection of
seasonable barbeque offerings over a drink at the BBQ Terrace
adjacent to the pool.
Leisure facilities include a 24-hour gym
and a 25-meter outdoor infinity pool.
For meetings, events and weddings, the hotel has
three meeting rooms that can cater up to 540 guests.
Late night entertainment and shopping options
nearby include the Kokusai Street, Sakae Machi, and Naha
“It is great to have the first Novotel opening
in Okinawa. Okinawa is a tropical paradise of beaches, palaces,
temples, shrines and villages of the Ryukyu kingdom. With the
Novotel brand concept of ‘modern easy living’, we look forward
providing a unique experience that infuses the Ryukyu Dynasty and
traditions of Okinawa,” said Kimiharu Sakamoto, General Manager of
Novotel Okinawa Naha.