Luxury Hotels in Japan
A collection of 5-star hotels, resorts, and ryokan across Japan ideal for the discerning traveler
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Luxury Hotels in Japan by Area
Luxury Hotels in Tokyo
The Peninsula Tokyo
Boasts stunning views of the Imperial Palace Gardens and Hibiya Park. Only 3 minutes on foot to Ginza, Tokyo's premier shopping district.
A luxurious and modern hotel one minute from Shiodome Station and within walking distance to Ginza. Guests can enjoy modern French cuisine at Collage, a Michelin-starred restaurant.
The Westin Tokyo
A refined European-style hotel enjoying excellent access to a number of popular sights thanks to its close proximity to Ebisu Station.
Imperial Hotel Tokyo
Just steps from the Imperial Palace, the Imperial Hotel has been pampering VIP guests with impeccable service for well over a hundred years.
Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo
Like an oasis somehow hidden away in the heart of Tokyo. Guests can enjoy a quiet stroll through a elegant 700-year old Japanese garden.
Hotel Okura Tokyo
The Japanese aesthetic melds breathlessly with modern architectural sensibilities at this timelessly elegant hotel located in Tokyo's bustling shopping and nightlife district.
Luxury Hotels in Hokkaido & Eastern Japan
The Windsor Hotel Toya Resort & Spa
Boasting supreme views of Lake Toya just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Sapporo, this luxury resort also touts excellent hot spring facilities and a 2-star Michelin restaurant.
The Westin Sendai
Guests can enjoy breathtaking views of the cityscape and the surrounding nature from the top of Sendai's tallest building at this world-class hotel.
A luxury ryokan where guests can unwind in an authentically Japanese space. Enjoy superb hot spring facilities, lovely garden strolls, and decadent traditional cuisine.
Luxury Hotels in Central Japan
Okuikaho Ryotei Kaichourou
A hidden gem waiting to be discovered in the verdant beauty of the mountains. This luxury ryokan is noted for the brilliant high art feel of its spaces and unforgettable Japanese cuisine.
Nestled in the mountains with exquisite hot springs and a reputation for fine Japanese cuisine, this luxury ryokan embodies the spirit of perfect hospitality.
Nagoya Marriott Associa Hotel
Conveniently located on top of Nagoya Station, guests can enjoy superior hospitality and facilities, including a variety of excellent restaurants, lounges, and bars.
Luxury Hotels in Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe
Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Located in the enchanting beauty of Kyoto's Higashiyama district, this hotel conveys a sense of luxury imbued with Kyoto's ancient history and a tastefully blended Japanese and European design sensibilities.
The St. Regis Hotel Osaka
Learn the true meaning of luxury as you are pampered with your own personalized butler service. Located by the "Champs-Élysées" of Osaka, St. Regis raises the bar when it comes to service, design, comfort, and fine dining.
Westin Hotel Osaka
Despite its central location in Umeda, the heart of Osaka, guests can relax in peace and quiet without ever being reminded of the outside world, thanks to spacious rooms and a variety of first class facilities.
The Ritz Carlton, Osaka
One of the defining names in luxury, the Ritz-Carlton brings service to a whole new level with sumptuously appointed spaces, excellent facilities and unforgettable gourmet cuisine.
Imperial Hotel Osaka
Surrounded by the romantic scenery of gardens and the Okawa river, the Imperial Hotel brings first class amenities to VIP guests from around the world with classically Japanese hospitality.
Osaka Marriott Miyako Hotel
Located in Abeno Harukas, the tallest building in all of Japan, rooms and facilities here are spacious, bright, and vibrant, with stunning views of Osaka stretching outward and beyond.
Hotel La Suite Kobe Harborland
Each beautifully appointed room boasts an ocean view and is equipped with Jacuzzi bath tubs. Interiors are sumptuously decorated in a European style.
Hotel Okura Kobe
Enjoying a scenic location right on the Port of Kobe near Meriken Park, the hotel is also home to some of Japan's most highly-revered restaurants, including one established by the "father of French cuisine in Japan."
Kinosaki Onsen Nishimuraya Honkan
A luxury ryokan with over 150 years of history and even its own museum, this secluded oasis is surrounded by the beauty of the mountains and is noted for its architecture and hot spring facilities.
Arima Onsen Nakanobo Zuien
Guests looking for an authentic hot spring experience close to Kobe or Osaka will enjoy Arima Onsen. Only guests 13 and over may stay at this luxury ryokan, creating a quiet and soothing environment.
Arimasanso Gosho Bessho
Nestled in the foothills a little out of the way, each of the 10 rooms at this unforgettable luxury ryokan are equipped with "thermal rooms." The intimate atmosphere, authentic service, and beautiful hot springs will make this a stay to remember.
Luxury Hotels in Western Japan
Miyahama Onsen Teien no Yado Sekitei
A luxury ryokan with excellent views of the Seto Inland Sea and gorgeous traditional Japanese architecture, guests here enjoy excellent hot spring facilities and decadent local cuisine.
Naruto Park Hills Hotel Ridge
Lovely ocean views and soothing hot springs can be enjoyed at this unique hotel located near the famed Naruto whirlpools. Fans of Japanese design will delight in the dynamic design which blends Japanese and modern aesthetiques.
Nagato Yumoto Onsen Bettei Otozure
Featuring a bold and sleek design and modern hot spring facilities, guests here may feel as though they've left Japan and ended up in a resort somewhere in Southeast Asia.
Grand Hyatt Fukuoka
Located in the heart of Fukuoka and just 15 minutes by car from the airport, guests can enjoy a full range of amenities here while enjoying convenient access to the center of the city and to the business and entertainment district.
Huis Ten Bosch Hotel Europe
This jaw-droppingly iconic hotel takes its cues from a similar hotel in Amsterdam with an overall European theme, in keeping with the adjoining water park, the largest in Japan.
Unzen Onsen Hanzuiryo
A truly unique hot spring-equipped luxury ryokan, guests may stay in one of 14 detached villas on the ryokan grounds, each featuring traditional "sukiya"-style architecture and distinctive Japanese gardens.
Sen No Mori
Intimate and precious, this secluded luxury ryokan only possesses two guest rooms. Guests will enjoy decadent seasonal cuisine sourced with locally-produced ingredients and gorgeous natural scenery and hot springs.
Luxury Hotels in Okinawa
The Atta Terrace Club Towers
A luxury resort boasting stunning ocean views, facilities here feature an exotic design and the rooms are bright and spacious. Guests will enjoy sumptuous and dramatically prepared cuisine.
The Busena Terrace
Featuring excellent indoor and outdoor pool facilities, not to mention breathtaking views of the ocean, guests here are truly pampered and have a variety of delicious dining options.
The Terrace Club at Busena
It goes without saying that this gorgeous luxury resort possesses brilliant panoramic views of the ocean--it's how guests are pampered that set the Terrace Club apart.
Guests may enjoy both views of the mountain and sea at this stunning and secluded luxury resort. All guest rooms are spacious and feature views of sandy beaches and blue seas.
Oriental Hills Okinawa
Guest suites at this luxury resort feature private pools and breathtaking ocean views. Guests may also choose from Japanese or French cuisine--both of which are sumptuous and delicate.