Marriott has signed the first Aloft hotel in
The new-build Aloft Tokyo Ginza is scheduled
to open in spring 2020, just in time for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic
"We are thrilled to announce the signing of
Aloft Tokyo Ginza in partnership with The Sankei Building Co.,
Ltd., introducing the Aloft brand to Japan," said Paul Foskey,
Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International.
“Inbound travel to Japan is increasing every year, and with its
exciting urban design and unbeatable central location, the hotel
will be appeal to next-gen travelers who crave jet-setting style
and a vibrant social scene at an affordable price.”
16-storey hotel is expected to feature 206 loft-like guestrooms
including four suites. True to the Aloft brand’s tech-forward DNA,
guestrooms are also expected to feature keyless entry, enabling
guests to use their smartphone or Apple watch as a room key.
Aloft Tokyo Ginza’s F&B options are likely to include
The Warehouse – a semi-open kitchen concept with a wide range of
buffet-style dining; the brand’s signature W XYZ bar, where
guests can mix and mingle whilst sipping on signature cocktails and enjoying live music from the brand’s Live At Aloft Hotels
program; and Re:fuelby Aloft , which offers those on the go a 24/7 a one-stop shop for convenient grab-and-go food options.
The hotel’s Re:charge fitness center will help guests
to keep feet while away from home.
“The signing of this exciting project is a big milestone for us,”
said Kazunobu Iijima, President & CEO, The Sankei Building Co.,
Ltd. “We are honored to partner with Marriott International to
bring this design-forward, tech-savvy brand to Japan. We look forward to attracting travelers who want to express themselves, be
social and have fun exploring Tokyo.”
Located in Ginza, the
upscale entertainment, shopping and dining district of Japan’s
capital city, Aloft Tokyo Ginza will be less than a five-minute
walk away from both Ginza Station and Higashi-Ginza Station. It’s
also conveniently within walking distance to popular retail,
dining and entertainment venues including Tokyu Plaza, Ginza Place
by Sapporo Breweries and the recently opened Ginza Six Mall.