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Landmark hotel complex with 400-year-old garden
Close to subways
The Hotel New Otani Tokyo is located in the center of downtown Tokyo, with easy access to Ginza and Roppongi. A 5-minute walk leads to 4 subway/train stations that travels to the major business districts and sight-seeing areas including Shinjuku and Akihabara.
While Hotel New Otani contains nearly every amenity a traveler could need, its focal point is the 400-year-old Japanese garden, which covers 10 acres and includes a chapel, koi fish pond, and even a waterfall.
Plenty of room
Located throughout two buildings, the 1,479 guestrooms have desks with complimentary wireless Internet access, and digital TVs with pay movies; fresh flowers are in all bathrooms, which also feature second phones.
While Hotel New Otani contains nearly every amenity a traveler could need, its focal point is the 400-year-old traditional Japanese garden, once home to samurai lord Kiyomasa Kato (1562-1611), and also owned by a shogunate of the Edo period during its extensive history. Built in 1964, some of the hotel's notable features include its 10-acre property, which includes a moat, scattered trees, a koi fish pond, winding pathways, a Christian chapel, and even a waterfall.
Additional cultural facilities at the New Otani include a finishing school, tea ceremony room, and an art museum with free admission.
Business center: Business support centers are located in both the Main and Tower buildings. The Tower business center is located on the 21st floor and is open daily. It has four computer workstations, three printers, and a relaxation room with massage chairs and reading material. A business support center on the lobby floor of the main building is open daily and offers photocopying, faxing, typing, translation, and other administrative services. Mobile phones can also be rented, and mailing, packaging, and gift wrapping services are available here.
Internet access: Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas.
Conference/function room: A large conference room, measuring 21,442 square feet (1,992 square meters), holds up to 1,200 people and includes high-tech light/scenery controls and simultaneous interpretation equipment for up to six languages.
Other: Audiovisual equipment rental is available on the arcade floor of the Main building. A digital photo shop is also available here, as are an ATM and a small post office.
On-site and nearby parking is available; charges and height restrictions may apply. A floor butler and crèche (nursery) are available. Smoking is restricted to designated areas.
A variety of service and sundry stores are located throughout the two buildings and include an AM/PM convenience store, a pharmacy/drug store, dry cleaner, laundry facilities, and shoe shine service. More than 100 designer boutiques and fashion stores cover two floors of the Tower building and Garden Court, and various gift, antique, and jewelry stores create a second shopping arcade in the Main building. Wedding parties and guests are catered to with a florist, photographer, formal wear rental shop, four beauty salons, a nail salon, esthetician, and barber.
In addition to two business support centers, guests have access to technological equipment for hire or purchase, and can take care of post/packaging needs on site. The hotel’s large, accommodating conference facility makes it a popular spot for business relations and social events.
- 24-hour front desk
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Total number of rooms - 1479
- Number of floors -
- Audiovisual equipment
- Babysitting or childcare
- Banquet facilities
- Tennis on site
- Beauty services
- Business center
- Business services
- Cell phone/mobile rental
- Coffee shop or café
- Concierge desk
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Event catering
- Exhibit space
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Grocery store
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Designated smoking areas
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Creche (nursery)
- Grocery/convenience store
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Free Wi-Fi
- Computer station
- Internet point
- Laundry facilities
- Massage - spa treatment room(s)
- Medical assistance available
- One meeting/conference room
- Multilingual staff
- Free parking
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Secure parking
- Parking (surcharge)
- Parking garage
- Parking nearby
- Room service (limited hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Meeting facilities size (meters) - 25-76
- Year Built 1964
- Meeting facilities size (feet) - 269
- Security guard
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 2
- Spa tub
- Swimming pool - indoor
- Swimming pool - outdoor seasonal
- Translation services
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi, Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Free parking, Parking (surcharge), Secure parking, Self parking (surcharge), Parking garage, Parking nearby
- Room Amenities
- Pay movies
- Soundproofed rooms
- Climate control
- Complimentary newspaper
- Air conditioning
- Multi-line phone
- Voice mail
- Coffee/tea maker
- Remote lighting/drapery/curtain control
- Wake-up calls
- Daily housekeeping
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Bathroom phone
- Shower/tub combination
- Bathroom scale
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Handheld showerhead
- Makeup/shaving mirror
- In-room massage available
- Sewing kit
- Deep soaking bathtub
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Clock radio
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free Wi-Fi
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Individually furnished
Satsuki - Serving traditional Japanese and international dishes with organic ingredients. Breakfast buffet, as well as multi-course and à la carte lunch and dinner.
Garden Lounge - Located along the avenue joining the Main and Tower buildings. Overlooks the garden. Light à la carte menu of sandwiches, pasta, soup, and salads. Also serves drinks, desserts, and snacks throughout the day. Open for breakfast, lunch, tea, and cocktails.
Tom Cat - Casual atmosphere. Serves simple meals and beverages, such as pastas, pizzas, and curry dishes, for lunch and dinner. Located on the arcade floor of the Main building.
Café Peshaworl - Coffee shop. Casual atmosphere; country Spanish-style décor. Also offers cakes. Open from late morning to early evening.
Le Salon de Nina's - Serves tea, coffee, cakes, and sandwiches in traditional Parisian style. Open from late morning until early evening.
Milk Hall - Named after the popular coffee houses of the Taisho period (1912–1926). Self-service restaurant open for breakfast and lunch. Offers croissants and pastries made with dough imported from Germany. Lunch and dinner. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays.
Tully's Coffee - Branch of the U.S.-based coffee café chain. Also offers pastries, sandwiches, sweets, and ice cream. Open from morning until early evening.
Patisserie Satsuki - Coffee shop with freshly made pastries and bread. Dine in or take out.
Pierre Hermé Paris - Authentic French pastry boutique.
With 32 restaurants and bars located throughout its three buildings, the Hotel New Otani caters to nearly every palate. Restaurants, described below, are categorized into sections reflecting cuisine style (Japanese, Chinese, and Western), cafés, and bars.
La Tour D'Argent - Locally renowned authentic French restaurant, the second of its kind in Tokyo. Opulent décor and fine-dining atmosphere generated by crystal chandeliers, fine china and linens, solid marble display table, and display of antique French dishes and glasses. Overlooks Japanese garden. Specializes in duck. Extensive wine cellar. Serves dinner only. Reservations and formal attire required. Closed on Mondays.
Rib Room - Steakhouse serving premium Japanese beef for lunch and dinner. Open kitchen. All-you-can-eat salad bar. Set and à la carte menus available.
Trader Vic's - Branch of the San Francisco-based Trader Vic's. International cuisine served amid tropical atmosphere generated by “thatched roof” ceiling, shell accents, and teak furnishings. Known for spareribs cooked in special Chinese ovens. Also features more than 100 varieties of tropical cocktail concoctions. Open for lunch and dinner.
Ristorante Bella Vista - Signature restaurant located on the top floor of the Garden Tower building, with stunning views over Tokyo. Serves authentic Italian cuisine and grilled options from an open kitchen. Also offers organic vegetables and seasonal seafood choices. Open for lunch and dinner. Dress code.
Shenbazuru - Traditional Japanese restaurant open for lunch and dinner. Set menu only; no à la carte dining available. Individual tatami dining rooms. Kaiseki-style cuisine. Decorated in traditional style with tiny Japanese garden flowers and artwork.
Shekishin-tei - Set within the 400-year-old Japanese garden. Counter-style seating. Menu of Japanese, Western, and Chinese cuisine grilled at tables. Open for lunch and dinner.
Momiji-tei - Located at the far end of the garden. Teppanyaki-style restaurant serves Japanese beef and seasonal vegetables for lunch and dinner.
Kato's Dining and Bar - Traditional Japanese cuisine prepared kaiseki style. Also serves a wide range of cocktails. Italian-style décor. Open for lunch, tea, dinner, and drinks.
Nadaman - Branch of the well-known Japanese restaurant chain. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Menu changes on a monthly basis to incorporate seasonally based options. Views of the Japanese garden.
Horikawa - Located on the arcade floor of the Main building. Open for lunch and dinner. Japanese cuisine; tatami rooms available.
Tempura Horikawa - Tempura-style Japanese cuisine served at tables for small groups, and bar counter. Open for lunch and dinner.
Rantei - Located on the arcade floor of the Main building. Japanese cuisine for lunch and dinner. Specializes in sweetfish ayu and sake.
Okahan - Serves traditional sukiyaki, shabu shabu, and oil yaki (Japanese steak) using Japanese beef and seasonal vegetables. Open for lunch and dinner. Located in the Main building.
Sushi Kyubei - Traditional sushi bar. Located in both the Main and Tower buildings. Open for lunch and dinner.
Shiki - Serves sushi and other seasonal Japanese cuisine for lunch and dinner. Located in the Garden Court building. Also has three private tatami rooms.
Fumizen - Open for lunch and dinner. Specializes in tonkatsu: breaded deep-fried pork cutlets, traditionally served with shredded cabbage, rice, and miso soup.
Nizu - Located on the arcade floor of the Main building. Japanese noodles and eel (unagi) dishes for lunch and dinner.
Isehiro - Second location of the well-known original branch based in the Ginza district. Specializes in yakitori. Open for lunch and dinner.
Bar Capri - Decorated with original artwork of French expressionist Paul Aizpiri. Serves cocktails and other beverages.
The Bar - Located on the Tower building's 40th floor, with view of Tokyo Tower. Serves drinks, light meals.
Top of the Tower - Continental buffet cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Also features special dessert corner. Located on top of the Tower building, with extensive views.
Gun-Ship - Set-menu cuisine for lunch and dinner. Décor theme patterned after 16th-century sailing vessel.
Aux Bacchanales - Brasserie-style French restaurant. Open terrace faces Shimizudani Park. Open for lunch, dinner, and coffee. Also includes boulangerie serving a variety of European-style sandwiches and pastries.
In the Tower building can be found a fitness center, which is complimentary for hotel guests and offers a variety of equipment. A sports club is located on the third floor and available only for daily surcharges. It offers a fitness center, pool, and spa. An outdoor pool, fitted with pool umbrellas, is located in the Japanese garden. This pool is one of the largest in Tokyo and is open during the summer months only.
Hotel New Otani recommends three different jogging routes in and around the hotel complex. The 1.5-km (1-mile) basic course winds through pine trees surrounding the New Otani and its neighborhood. A hilltop course, also 1.5 km (1 mile) leads past groves of cherry trees and forsythias. A more advanced course of 3.5 km (1.5 miles) passes Akasaka Palace and follows the moat surrounding Togu Palace (residence of the crown prince).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Running track/path on site
- Swimming on site
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Parking height restrictions apply
- Additional Details
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.