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Published on : Friday, September 8, 2017
The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, located in the heart of metropolitan Tokyo and next to the Japanese Prime Minister’s Official Residence, is set to target Australian travellers seeking uniquely Japanese Spa experiences with the launch of its ‘Oriental Spa Essence’ overnight package.
The package includes an overnight stay at The Capitol Hotel Tokyu – Tokyo’s leading luxury hotel that pays homage to modern Japanese interiors, design and aesthetics, while providing personalized hospitality and service. Guests are also able to choose between either a 60 minute ‘Plum Blossom’ KOUBAIfacial or a 60 minute ‘Water Lily’ MOKUREN body spa treatment, both of which have been inspired by Japanese Modernism. Both flowers are also long cherished by the Japanese people for their beauty and elegance as well as florally representing the beginning of spring. Additionally, the package includes a 30 minute complimentary salt bath and low-temperature mist sauna (55-60°C) filled with minus-ions, which is experienced directly prior to the treatments, thereby positively promoting blood circulation and metabolism to augment the benefits of the treatments. Guests are also provided a choice of 4 different types of breakfasts to be enjoyed at the hotel’s ‘ORIGAMI’ restaurant, which is flooded with natural light and offers views of the hotel’s renowned water garden. For guests looking for a more leisurely morning, the breakfast can be replaced with a lunch option.
Fully rejuvenated from the holistic treatments, guests can then simply relax in their well-appointed rooms which incorporate traditional Japanese architectural styles together with interior features such as “shoji”, or paper screens and sliding partitions, that provide a refined Japanese modern aesthetic perfect for relaxation. From the tranquil haven of their rooms, guests can enjoy the panoramic vistas offered by the Tokyo cityscape, which includes a view of the National Diet Building, the Imperial Palace, and Marunouchi and Shinjuku skyscrapers. For the more adventurous there are also many large parks with abundant greenery nearby The Capitol Hotel Tokyu, including the Imperial Palace gardens, Shinjuku Gyoen park and Meiji Jingu Gaien park to name a few, which are all perfect for a spot of jogging or yoga practice.
The Capital Hotel Tokyu offers a total of 251 rooms, including 13 suites which are designed in a sophisticated contemporary Japanese style, featuring traditional interior elements. For the ultimate in solitude, four exclusive suites on the fifth floor overlook tranquil landscaped gardens and the historic Hie shrine. In addition, the hotel offers an exclusive butler service tailored to each guest’s demands. The hotel is well-renowned within Tokyo as a gourmet’s delight with various restaurants and lounges, a pastry boutique and 5 banquet halls. The Capital Hotel Tokyu also houses modern fitness facilities including an indoor swimming pool.
The in-house spa where the treatments take place is known as ‘Carju Rajah Tiado’ and it is furnished in the Japonism style (a Westernized Japanese taste) that connotes the images of the paintings of Claude Monet and Edgar Degas that were very popular at the end of the 19th century. While immersing in the tranquillity of the Japanese ambience, luxurious and modern accents of elegance are depicted throughout by flowers, birds, air, and moon motifs.
The Oriental Spa Essence package is available for both male and female guests until March 31st, 2018.
As a centre for wellness, visiting business executives on tight schedules need not miss out and are recommended to visit the hotel’s barbershop at the Carju Rajah Tiado spa. The barbershop comes with a long history and tradition of offering its services to Japan’s political elite and executives, and offers the best in professional gentlemen’s hair-cuts, head-spa treatments, shaving and barber-facials in fully-private treatment rooms.
Says Mr. Takahiro Sueyoshi, General Manager, The Capitol Hotel Tokyu: “The Capitol Hotel Tokyu is a sanctuary that guests from around the world can visit to escape the everyday and immerse themselves in the serenity and charm of Japanese hospitality and care at its very best. I personally welcome guests from across Australia to join us in the celebration of life, the seasons, luxury and style as interpreted through refined Japanese Modernist aesthetics and sensibilities.”
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