Small Luxury Hotels of the World(TM) secures its first Tokyo hotel

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tokyo has often appeared in the top ten list of unfulfilled searches on slh.com. These are destinations SLH members are searching for but where SLH isn't able to fulfil their search. This is just one of many reasons why this unique property was chosen for the brand.

Located in the heart of this bustling cosmopolitan city, this exceptional hotel overlooks the Imperial Palace and is connected to the cities gateway, JR Tokyo Station in Marunouchi, which allows guests convenient access to Japan's transport network.

Rich in history and proudly a designated Important culture property of Japan, the hotel welcomes guests with 150 luxury rooms, a range of casual and fine dining restaurants and a full body wellness spa. Each of the 150 rooms and suites at The Tokyo Station Hotel has a classic European décor with contemporary touch, high-vaulted ceilings and expansive windows. The maisonette accommodations provide guests with a unique two-storey layout, while the dome side rooms are laid out alongside the domes of the Tokyo Station offering specular views for an even more memorable stay.

According to Paul Kerr, CEO for SLH "we've been interested in Tokyo for some time now, I visited myself this past spring. It's a wonderful city with some beautiful sights, and although it's taken some time we couldn't be more pleased to welcome The Tokyo Station Hotel to the brand. This is a big deal for both the hotel and SLH, it's a renowned hotel in an important city and speaks to our intent to expand in the APAC market. I'm glad we waited to find the right hotel for the SLH brand."

The Tokyo Station Hotel joins a selection of other luxury hotels across Japan as part of the global portfolio. Hoshinoyo Kyoto is a traditional Japanese lakefront property accessible by the hotels private boat whilst The Shigira, set on the southern coast of the island of Miyakojima, offers guests a relaxing beach, spa and golf hideaway. Sankara Hotel & Spa is a secluded retreat set between mountains, cedar forests and the sea with Japan's first Asia Herb Association luxury spa whereas Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland offers the amenities of the city with views of the sea and two authentic Japanese Restaurants.
To explore the SLH Japan collection in more detail please visit: http://www.slh.com/destinations/asia/japan/

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CONTACT: Erin Woodward Small Luxury Hotels of the World 370 Lexington Ave Suite 1506 New York, NY 10017 212-953-2064Source:Small Luxury Hotelsof the World

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