Book your room at Dai-Ichi Hotel - Tokyo
A bit of old-world Europe close to Ginza
Blocks from Ginza
Four blocks north of the Shimbashi transportation hub (trains and metros), this 21-story old-world Europe/garden-themed hotel and annex is within ten blocks of the Ginza shopping district, 1.5 km from the Imperial Palace.
East meets West at the several restaurants and bars, which offer everything from fine French and casual Italian dining to traditional teppanyaki and Shanghainese cuisine; a lounge serves international drinks and views of Tokyo Bay.
City views, Internet
The 278 guestrooms offer city views and carry the hotel's gracious old-world Europe theme in their antique-style furnishings and marble bathrooms; all have desks with complimentary wireless Internet.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Hung with crystal chandeliers to reflect the hotel's old-Europe theme, the grand ballroom and banquet room can hold up to 500 event attendees. Two lobby-area computers offer high-speed Internet access, and basic business services are available at reception. Weddings can be held in a traditional Japanese shrine or Western-style chapel.
A marble-floored two-story atrium is dominated by a ceiling-high mural flanked with velvet drapes and depicting an old-Europe garden scene. A sunken lobby lounge has clustered seating and is complemented by an additional 11 restaurants/bars, most of which are on the hotel's second story. Guests can also get a quick bite from a French-style bakery, which offers hotel-made treats and gifts. Other conveniences include a barber/beauty shop, florist, and wedding salon.
The Dai-ichi's annex building, just across the street, holds an adults-only fitness studio and swimming facilities, which include an 18-meter lap pool and a large spa tub. Surcharges apply for fitness and spa facilities.
Basic business services, such as faxing, photocopying and express delivery and postal services can be arranged at reception for a fee. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the hotel's public areas.
Hung with crystal chandeliers, the pillarless grand ballroom can hold up to 500 event attendees. A smaller banquet room has inverted dome-style crystal chandeliers and can accommodate 350. Both have sound and interpretation equipment. Four different function rooms can be booked for smaller meetings/events. A Japanese-style shrine and Western-style wedding chapel are also available.
- Spa tub
- Indoor pool
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Fitness facilities
- Coffee shop or café
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 278
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Number of floors - 21
- Wedding services
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Available in all rooms: Free! Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free! Free Wi-Fi , Wired high-speed internet (315 JPY per 10 minutes surcharge)
- Premium TV channels
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Free! Complimentary newspaper
- Daily housekeeping
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Free! Free Wi-Fi
- Room service (24 hours)
Where to Eat
L'etoile - Buffet restaurant for lunch and dinner. Serves international cuisine amid a gardenlike atmosphere generated by pastel color scheme, garden mural, light-colored furnishings, and gazebo-like buffet stations. Also serves afternoon tea.
Ichizushi - Sushi restaurant open for lunch and dinner. Serves Edo-style sushi, noted for its use of fresh, raw fish.
Enchanté - Fine-dining French restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Dark wood furnishings, gilt-edged mirrors, and richly colored Victorian-style wall coverings and drapes establish a formal atmosphere complemented by classical music.
Trax - Italian-style café and bar. Open for lunch and late-afternoon/evening cocktails. Modern, casual atmosphere. Buffet lunch menu includes homemade sandwiches; cocktails and appetizers are offered for pre-dinner dining and late-night snacks.
Lounge 21 - Offers views of Tokyo Bay and a large range of drinks from around the world.
Ittetsu - Traditional teppanyaki restaurant: meats, seafood, and vegetables are cooked tableside on grills. Offers set lunch and à la carte dinner. Features city views.
Rogairo - Shanghai-style cuisine for à la carte and set lunch, and set dinner. Entrance is flanked by two imposing marble lion statues.
Tokai-Tei - Specializes in Shabu-shabu (beef hot pot), a dish similar to sukiyaki. Private tatami dining rooms available.
Iseshiro - Serves yakitori (grilled chicken speared on sticks) for lunch and dinner. Casual setting.
Akashi - Japanese restaurant for lunch and dinner. Private rooms also available.
Lobby Lounge - Lounge with clustered seating in a sunken portion of the atrium lobby, with ceiling-high garden mural as backdrop.
Rue Des Briques - French-style bakery offers hotel-made pastries, candies, and gifts.
Trattoria La Paranza - Located at the hotel annex, this restaurant serves traditional southern Italian cuisine, with specialties such as Napolitan pizza.
24-hour room service is also available.
Nearby Things to Do
The Dai-ichi annex houses a fitness centre and swimming facilities for guests 18 and older (other restrictions apply). It includes an indoor pool, spa tub, sauna, aromatherapy room, fitness studio, and locker rooms. The 18-meter three-lane pool is suitable for lap and casual swimming and is complemented by a large spa tub and sauna. In addition to at least 15 treadmills and other cardiovascular machines, the fitness centre offers free-weights and a variety of fitness classes. Surcharges apply for use of all facilities; surcharges are discounted for hotel guests. Fitness and swimwear, including shoes, bathrobes, and goggles, can be rented at the fitness-center desk.
Respite from a busy day can be had with a jog or stroll through the 41-acre Hibiya Park. Approximately five blocks from the hotel, it was the city's first Western-style park and features 200 different varieties of trees, plus flowering bushes. Or, guests can venture a bit farther for a turn through the East Garden of the Imperial Palace, 1.5 km (1 mile) from the hotel.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
For the comfort of guests, the hotel does not permit guests with tattoos to use the Fitness and Aqua Zone areas. Guests may contact the hotel for further information using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Breakfast fee: JPY 3326 per person (approximately)
- Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: JPY 315 (for 10 minutes, rates may vary)
- Self parking fee: JPY 1500 per night
- A facilities fee includes use of:
We should mention
The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.