Lost in Translation from director Sofia Coppola was actually shot in this luxurious five-star Tokyo hotel. For those who have seen the movie, probably the memory of Scarlett Johansson contemplating Tokyo through her room's window might still be fresh. Incredible Tokyo views are guaranteed (Park Hyatt Tokyo occupies all Shinjuku Park Tower levels between the 39th and 52nd floors). Expect a superb view of NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building, one of the tallest and most beautiful skyscrapers in Tokyo. The view menu also includes the original education-building Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo Tower and Mount Fuji on the horizon. Guestrooms are spacious, comfortable and elegant. Take a moment to enjoy a drink at Peak Bar, one of the best Tokyo bars with a view. In case its Sunday, head to New York Bar Unplugged Park Hyatt Tokyo - a magic place where great jazz and outstanding Tokyo views come together (this place was immortalized by Bill Murray's in one of Lost in Translation scenes). Also worth mentioning is the amazing indoor pool on the 47th floor - floor-to-ceiling windows surround the area so you may actually feel that you're swimming through Tokyo skies. Park Hyatt Tokyo, located at Shinjuku-ku, is where you want to stay if you wish to feel Tokyo and its immense urban beauty at your feet.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, NTT DOCOMO YOYOGI BUILDING, MODE GAKUEN COCOON TOWER, TOKYO SKYTREE, TOKYO TOWER, MOUNT FUJI
Discrete luxury in a classic style is what to expect from Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo, one of the best hotels in Tokyo that opened in 2009. Take the super-fast lift and arrive at the 28th floor, the entryway for your Tokyo new stylish address. Flawless service, spectacular rooms, delicious food, truly amazing artworks and phenomenal panoramic views over Tokyo - this could be a way to put it in only one sentence. The elegant rooms unveil tremendous Tokyo skyline panoramic views, many with a memorable Tokyo Skytree unobstructed view. Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo is located in Chiyoda and operates on the top floors of Marunouchi Trust Tower Main (down below is the ever-busy Tokyo Station). Next to the hotel you'll find the impressing Imperial Palace, a place for which you'll need to make time and visit. Choosing to stay at Shangri-La Hotel, Tokyo will be the first step to guarantee a perfect Tokyo experience.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO SKYTREE, TOKYO STATION, NTT DOCOMO YOYOGI BUILDING
The Capitol Hotel Tokyu is a five-star Tokyo hotel with oversized rooms featuring gorgeous views over Tokyo's skyline (all rooms come with views but the corner rooms offer a wider panorama). Some rooms feature a direct view of the National Diet Building, the equivalent to Japan's Parliament. The Capitol Hotel Tokyu was under an extensive renovation program and reopened its doors in 2010 to welcome the most demanding travellers. The hotel's decoration combines western and Japanese elements harmoniously. Excellent location in Chiyoda, more precisely in Akasaka, one of the prime areas in Tokyo and a stroll away from the Imperial Palace and other relevant public facilities. Great connections available to the city's subway system. The hotel restaurants are beautiful and the 14th floor indoor pool inviting for a good swim.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, NATIONAL DIET BUILDING, NTT DOCOMO YOYOGI BUILDING, TOKYO SKYTREE, ATAGO GREEN HILLS MORI TOWER
Feel like a celebrity and stay at grand luxury hotel Mandarin Oriental Tokyo. This contemporary hotel designed by Argentine architect Cesar Pelli is located at Chuo and occupies the last floors at Nihonbashi Mitsui Tower, one of the tallest skyscrapers in Tokyo. As one would expect, the views go beyond words. When not admiring the vistas from your room, give the hotel's 37th floor spectacular spa a try: close your eyes while experiencing one of the relaxing Japanese treatments. Let the panoramic views over Tokyo be your first sight as you gently open your eyes. While there, spend some quality moments at the spa's indoor infinity pool - the views are almost to die for. Sushi lovers must try Sushi Sora, Japanese food served in a traditional way alongside skyline views. Are the five stars enough to classify the hotel? Well, we won't be the judge for that but what we can say is that The Mandarin Oriental Tokyo isn't just one of the best hotels in Tokyo - it definitely deserves a place in our world's best hotels with a view list.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO SKYTREE, MOUNT FUJI
The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is one of those hotels in which the view is literally in your face. The Tokyo's iconic landmark in question here is Tokyo Tower, one of the most well-known symbols of the city. Tokyo Tower is actually so near that you will almost feel take you could touch it. The Tokyo Tower night illumination makes this structure look beautiful - leave your room's curtains wide open and fall asleep overlooking this memorable Tokyo landmark. Go with the corner rooms if you value the extra space. Stellar Garden Sky Lounge is the ideal place in case you feel like having a drink with front-seat views over Tokyo Tower. The Prince Park Tower Tokyo is located at Shiba Park (Minato City), making it even easier to visit Buddhist Temple of Zōjō-ji (it is possible to rent a bike to take you there). Connecting you to the rest of the city is nearby Akabanebashi subway station (a couple of minutes walking) and JR Hamamatsucho Train Station.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO TOWER, TOKYO SKYTREE, RAINBOW BRIDGE
The finest asian hospitality tradition meets luxury in one of the best hotels in Tokyo: the award-winning Peninsula Tokyo, imagined and designed by architect Kazukiyo Sato. This brilliant hotel, located at dynamic Ginza area, is also the address for one of the best bars in Tokyo with a view - Peter: the Bar (impossible not to be impressed with the sophisticated, sensual decoration envisioned by Yukio Hashimoto). Speaking of the view, The Peninsula Tokyo presents us with a slightly different setting: not only the amazing Tokyo skyscrapers and urban structures but also a vast area of green: a tranquil view over the Imperial Palace Gardens and Hibiya Park. This unexpected Tokyo view can be enjoyed from Deluxe Park Rooms.
HOTEL VIEW: IMPERIAL PALACE GARDENS, HIBIYA PARK, TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO SKYTREE
The last floors of Tokyo Shiodome Building are reserved to one of the top hotels in Tokyo with a perfect view: the Conrad Tokyo. Conrad Tokyo was the asian debut of the Conrad brand and the stakes were high. The result? A luxury modern hotel, sumptuously decorated, providing top-notch service in the Japanese capital. Floor-to-ceiling windows amplify the magnitude of the exceptional Tokyo Bay views enjoyed from this five-star hotel. One of the Conrad Tokyo view highlights is its exceptional view of Rainbow Bridge, one of Tokyo's iconic landmarks - particularly beautiful at night when the bridge lights are lit up. A special word goes to China Blue, the modern Chinese restaurant with sweeping views of Tokyo Bay - ideal for a romantic dinner in Tokyo. Not that hungry? In that case, TwentyEight on the 28th floor (yes, you guessed it) is the ideal place to admire Tokyo's fascinating skyline. Ginza vibrant shopping area is only five minutes away.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO BAY, RAINBOW BRIDGE, HAMARIKYU GARDENS, TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO SKYTREE
César Ritz hospitality standards delivered in Japan's capital city. Occupying the top nine floors of one of Tokyo's tallest buildings (Midtown Tower), The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo is one of the finest hotels in Tokyo offering overwhelming views. Located at Minato City, in Shinjuku area, The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo delivers luxurious comfort and impeccable service. Arriving at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo means arriving at a sumptuous 45th floor lobby - high-ceilings, wooden walls, fluffy carpets and super comfortable sofas are all in place to welcome new-comers. Generous-sized rooms are decorated in a classic style. One of the highlights of this fabulous hotel is The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo Spa & Fitness Center where guests are invited to take full advantage of the state of the art fitness center, the saunas and the pool. Tokyo skyline views are ever present, since this area is located high above the ground on the 46th floor.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO TOWER, TOKYO SKYTREE, TOKYO GATE BRIDGE, IMPERIAL PALACE, MOUNT FUJI
For Tokyo standards, expect comfortable and spacious rooms at this quality hotel located next to Shibuya Station. Skyline views don't disappoint and leave no one indifferent - specially at night when Tokyo becomes a never-ending panel of scintillating lights. From some rooms guests will be able to witness the frenetic Tokyo Shibuya Crossing, considered to be the busiest intersection in the world. Don't miss out one of the best bars with a view in Tokyo located on the 40th floor of Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel: Bellovisto. The night views here over Tokyo's impressive skyline are absolutely gorgeous.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO TOWER, TOKYO SKYTREE, NTT DOCOMO YOYOGI BUILDING, MODE GAKUEN COCOON TOWER, YOYOGI PARK, TOKYO SHIBUYA CROSSING, MOUNT FUJI
Palace Hotel Tokyo also makes it into our list of best hotels in Tokyo with a view. It is located opposite the Imperial Palace (the Emperor's official address), from where it gets its name. Dated back from 1961, Palace Hotel Tokyo was under intense renovations (over 1 billion euros) and finally reopened its doors in 2012. The result has met all the high expectations: one of the best hotels in the world. Rooms come with all the amenities one would expect from such a high-end property - our advice is to pick a room with a balcony. Staying at this luxury Tokyo hotel also means been given the opportunity to taste some of the finest food served in the city - the French restaurant Crown; the extraordinary Japanese Tatsumi and Wakadura; Sushi Kanesaka by acclaimed Chef Shinji Kanesaka. Palace Hotel Tokyo is within easy walking distance of the Ginza shopping area.
HOTEL VIEW: NATIONAL DIET BUILDING, IMPERIAL PALACE, IMPERIAL PALACE GARDENS, MOUNT FUJI
Welcome to one of the newest luxury hotels in Tokyo: Andaz Tokyo. Opened in June 2014, Andaz Tokyo takes hospitality to a new whole level. Here there is no front-desk or concierge. Instead, guests are personally looked after by a dedicated team. The Tokyo views couldn't be more spectacular - rooms and suites are located between the 47th and 50th floors and include all the amenities (and delicious complimentary perks). The most prominent structure from your room's window will be the Tokyo Tower (specially beautiful during the night). On the 52nd floor there's one of the best hotel bars in Tokyo with a jaw-dropping vista: Rooftop Bar. We were impressed (yet not surprised) by the panoramic Tokyo views enjoyed from the terrace and also by the artworks of Nobuyuki Takahashi. Andaz Tokyo is located in Minato, not far from Tokyo Tower and the Imperial Palace. Take the opportunity to explore the surrounding areas of Toranomon and Shimbashi, a heaven for those into artisans workshops and traditional shops. Toranomon Subway Station is only a few minutes away and from there Ginza area can be reached after a 15-minute train ride.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO TOWER, TOKYO SKYTREE, RAINBOW BRIDGE, TOKYO BAY, NTT DOCOMO YOYOGI BUILDING, MOUNT FUJI
It isn't just a coincidence that Hilton Tokyo Odaiba has become over the years one of Tokyo's favourite five-star hotels. Guests staying here will be able to admire sensational views over Tokyo Bay and Rainbow Bridge, not to mention the iconic Tokyo Tower. This classic hotel located at Odaiba operates in an interesting circular building facing Tokyo Bay. Rooms and suites at Hilton Tokyo Odaiba have their own private balconies, which are the ideal viewpoint of the landscape that presents. Weather permitting, give the outdoor jacuzzi a try and marvel at the Rainbow Bridge sights.
HOTEL VIEW: RAINBOW BRIDGE, TOKYO BAY, TOKYO TOWER
Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba must be one of the best 5-star hotels in Tokyo with a view. The privileged location in Daiba ensures staying near to several shopping malls and restaurants. Considering Daiba Monorail Station is only a few steps away, transportation access is no issue for guests choosing to stay at Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba. Tokyo Bay views are remarkable, specially from the 30th floor (where Teppanyaki Restaurant Hamayu and Star Road Dining and Bar are both located). Rooms are well-appointed and, in some cases, feature those desired Tokyo Bay views - including the beautiful Rainbow Bridge and the ever-present Tokyo Tower.
HOTEL VIEW: TOKYO BAY, RAINBOW BRIDGE, TOKYO SKYLINE, TOKYO TOWER