Book your room at Imperial Hotel
Legendary landmark near Ginza glamour
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Theaters and shops
Less than 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) from the Imperial Palace that commissioned its creation in 1890, this renowned hotel is set just opposite Hibiya Park near the Kabuki-za Theatre, 656 yards (600 meters) from Ginza shopping and Sony building. The train station is also within easy reach.
Frank and Marilyn
Hotel history is found in Frank Lloyd Wright–designed décor pieces and a Marilyn Monroe-inspired cocktail at the signature bar; a shopping arcade, business center, city-view fitness room, and airport limousine bus are among more contemporary highlights.
This two-building property's 931 guestrooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, cable/satellite television, refrigerators, minibars, safes, shower/tub combinations, and in-room massages.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Spanning the hotel's two buildings, public-area amenities include everything from newsstands and shopping arcades to wedding chapels and photo studios. The main building has practical services such as a creche, a domestic courier desk and a clinic, plus more indulgent offerings like a massage room, beauty studio, and esthetic salon. A Japanese garden is found on the fourth floor, as are two wedding chapels and a photo studio.
The tower's 20th floor holds the health club, which has a fitness center with city views and equipment such as treadmills, stationary bikes, and stair machines. The adjacent lap pool is available for a surcharge.
Use of the extended parking is complimentary for registered guests.
Occupying one wing of the main building's fifth floor, an executive service center includes four conference rooms, two complimentary meeting rooms, a soundproof music room, and seven work stations with computers. Combined, the event/conference space of the two hotel buildings equals more than 26 ballrooms, event, and conference rooms. Some hold up to 3,000 people and offer simultaneous translation facilities accommodating up to six languages. Click the link below for details.
Business center: In addition to four conference rooms, two complimentary meeting rooms, a soundproof music room, and seven work stations with computers, the executive service center offers professional secretarial support, email and computer assistance, interpreting and translation arrangements, business-card printing services, typing, photocopying, and facsimiles.
The center also features its own lounge, with coffee service, and a selection of local and international newspapers. Mobile (cell) phones are available for rent at JPY1,500 (US$10–$15) per day, plus usage fees. Guests can use phones until 20 minutes prior to check-out, at which time the surcharges will be added to their bill. All fee(s) subject to change without notice.
Internet access: the hotel offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
Conference/function room(s): The hotel houses some 26 different banquet and function rooms, including the 2,000-square-foot Peacock Room, which features decorative motifs from the 1923 Frank Lloyd Wright–designed hotel. Some of the larger event rooms are equipped with audio-visual and simultaneous translation systems for conferences, seminars, fashion shows, exhibitions, and gala receptions. Smaller ballrooms for private parties, meetings, and other functions are also available.
- Indoor pool
- Spa tub
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Health club
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
- Coffee shop or café
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Meeting rooms
- Conference space
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 931
- Express check-out
- Express check-in
- Number of floors - 20
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Number of bars/lounges - 3
- Business center
- Wedding services
- Concierge services
- Free WiFi
- Designated smoking areas
- Grocery/convenience store
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Computer station
- Laundry facilities
- RV, bus, truck parking
- Luggage storage
- Conference space size (meters) - 32-42
- Number of meeting rooms - 7
- Conference center
- Snack bar/deli
- Year Built 1970
- Number of restaurants - 13
- Conference space size (feet) - 344
- Free self parking
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking, RV, bus, truck parking
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- DVD player
- Premium bedding
- Room service (24 hours)
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- In-room safe (laptop compatible)
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Down comforter
- Individually furnished
- Individually decorated
- Pillow menu
- Free wired high-speed Internet
Where to Eat
The 16 restaurants and bars/lounges are located throughout the hotel's two buildings and offer a diverse range of cuisine.
Les Saisons - French cuisine inspired by the Michelin-starred Les Crayeres restaurant. Serves lunch and dinner in a Neoclassical setting. Adjacent cigar bar is stocked with 20 varieties. Located on the mezzanine level of the main building.
The Old Imperial Bar - Tucked away off the main thoroughfare between the main and tower buildings. Décor and a piece of wall from the 1923 building designed by Frank Lloyd Wright combine with low lighting for an intimate, unique atmosphere. Four original cocktails include The Tinkerbell, a white rum/peach liquer/violet liquer creation inspired by Marilyn Monroe. Sandwiches served for lunch.
The Imperial Viking Sal - Distinguished as Japan's first buffet-style restaurant at its inception in 1953. Features a show kitchen serving appetizers, soups, salads, roasts, other hot main dishes, and desserts for all three meals. Located on the 17th floor of the main building.
The Imperial Lounge Aqua - Cocktail lounge reminiscent of a gentleman's club with sofa seating arranged in conversational clusters. Overlooks neighboring Hibiya Park from the main building's 17th floor. Live music each evening.
Kamon - Fine dining. Teppanyaki, open-grill steaks, and seafoods prepared tableside for lunch and dinner. Located on the 17th floor of the main building.
Rendezvous Lounge - Multi-tiered, colored-glass mosaic dominates the wall space above this busy lounge in the main lobby area. Offers coffee, tea, beer, cocktails, and other beverages, along with sandwiches at lunch. Open from lunch till late night.
Cicerone - Located on the mezzanine level of the main building. Italian-style cuisine for lunch and dinner. Semi-formal atmosphere; tables for smaller groups.
Eureka - Serves à la carte and table d'hote Pacific Coast cuisine for breakfast, tea, lunch, and dinner. Casual atmosphere complemented by both booth-style tables and large windows overlooking the street. Located on the lobby floor of the main building.
Nakata - Tokyo-style sushi served at a counter for solo diners and tables for small groups. Open for all three meals. Located on the lower level of the main building.
Nadaman - Serves traditional Japanese cuisine. Located on the lower level of the main building.
La Brasserie - French-style cuisine for lunch and dinner in an atmosphere inspired by turn-of-the-century Paris. French bread specialty. Located on the lower level of the tower building.
Sushigen - Sushi served for all three meals in a fine-dining atmosphere. Located on the lower level of the tower building.
Ten-Ichi - Light tempura served for lunch and dinner at a counter or tables for small groups. Located on the lower level of the tower building.
Peking - Chinese cuisine inspired by the Imperial Court of the Ming Dynasty. Open for lunch and dinner. Located on the lower level of the tower building.
Isecho - Traditional Kyoto-style cuisine served in private rooms. Located on the lower level of the Imperial Plaza.
Kitcho - A branch of the well-known traditional Japanese restaurant. Serves sukiyaki and shabu-shabu. Located on the lower level of Imperial Plaza.
Nearby Things to Do
Respite from a busy day can be had with a jog or stroll through the 41-acre Hibiya Park. Just opposite 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 tower building's 20th-floor health club includes a fitness center with city views and a variety of equipment, such as treadmills, stair machines, and stationary bikes. The adjacent lap pool also has city views, but is available only for a surcharge, as is use of the men's and women's health club areas, which include saunas, massage rooms, and locker rooms.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Aerobics on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Accessible bathroom
- Braille or raised signage
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 2 PM
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Parking height restrictions apply
We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. 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.