October 18, 2022

The Okura Tokyo Bags Awards from Condé Nast Traveler, Crystal Award

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  • The Okura Tokyo bags awards at the Condé Nast Traveler annual Readers’ Choice Awards, while Okura Fitness & Spa gets recognized by Crystal Award as the Top Spa of Japan.

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    On October 4, Condé Nast Traveler announced the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards with The Okura Tokyo recognized as the second place in the top hotel category in Japan and the first in Tokyo.

    More than 240,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers submitted responses rating their travel experiences across the globe to provide a full snapshot of the top places they enjoyed this year and can’t wait to return to next. The Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and the full list of winners can be found here.

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    Kenji Takayanagi, General Manager, The Okura Tokyo said,“It is a great honor to once again be selected as Tokyo’s top hotel in these awards, following our success last year. In addition, the Top Spa of Japan 2022 selected by The Crystal Award last week shows just how much else we have to offer discerning guests. These awards will spur me and my team to continue listening to our customers and doing everything we can to make their stay comfortable and rewarding.”

    Top Spa

    Meanwhile, Okura Fitness & Spa operated by The Okura Tokyo was selected as the “Top Spa of Japan” at the Crystal Award 2022, which decides the top spas in Japan.

    Okura Fitness & Spa, which opened in 2019, has been named a “Top 10 Spa of Japan” at the Crystal Award every year since 2020, and has earned the top honor in its third year of operation.

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    The Crystal Award is the only spa award in Japan co-sponsored by Spa & Wellness Japan and Conceptasia Management and Consulting Ltd. Spa users and spa journalists cast their votes for the “Top 10 Spa of Japan” from among roughly 130 spas selected by industry experts throughout the country, with the spa receiving the most votes earning the 1st place and the title of “Top Spa of Japan.”

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    Located on the 27th floor of The Okura Prestige Tower, Okura Fitness & Spa boasts a total of seven treatment rooms that offer panoramic views of the Tokyo cityscape. Five different facial and body courses are available, based on the philosophy of the “Five Elements”, an ancient Eastern philosophy that everything is made up of five elements: Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water. Okura Fitness & Spa is also the first spa in Japan to offer ANNAYAKE, which combines Japanese and Western ideas and features products derived from natural ingredients.

    About The Okura Tokyo

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    Opened in September 2019, The Okura Tokyo is the Okura Group’s flagship luxury brand hotel. The hotel consists of two buildings: The Okura Heritage Wing, a 17-story tower enveloped in an air of elegance and tranquility, and The Okura Prestige Tower, a 41-story tower that meets modern-day needs for dynamism and functionality while also maintaining a uniquely Japanese accent.

    There are a total of 508 guestrooms in the hotel, and it is home to five restaurants offering a range of Japanese cuisine, including “Yamazato”, offering fine Japanese dining, and “Sazanka”, serving teppanyaki. There are additionally two bars, a tea ceremony room, 19 banquet rooms including the Heian Room, and the Okura Fitness & Spa facility.

               
               
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