We were wrong. After a number of delays, and our own gazing up to the top six stories of Otemachi Tower without being able to step inside, we thought Aman Tokyo wouldnt open this year.
It is. On Monday, December 22, the first city Aman will be here, and we have some truly luscious photos for you to drool over too. If ever youve had a fantasy of staying in a hyper-modern, minimalist penthouse in the sky, floating above the city, start scouting for tickets to Tokyo now (we were just there and confess to doing a quick fare search already). Heres what else you need to know: Aman Tokyo is the
When a decent hotel that was good quality and excellent value rebrands as an ?berluxury property, is that something to celebrate, or commiserate? Thats the question were pondering with the news that Taj has rebranded its Rebak Island Resort as a Vivanta by Taj property.
Taj hotels are already really nice. Vivanta by Taj of which this will be the 29th are super duper nice. And this one certainly has potential its set on its own 390-acre island 4km off Langkawi proper with its own mini beach. The journey to the Langkawi mainland, on the hotels private launch, is a languid 15 minutes.
Our problem is that it feels like really
Aman Resorts might be known for its luxury resorts in exotic locations, but the hotel group should be branching out to its first true city hotel this year, after dipping its toe in the somewhat urban water quite literally as it were in Venice.
And where better to take the next step than Tokyo, a metropolis if there ever was one? We had hoped Aman Tokyo would have been open by the time we were in Japan, but pre-summer became post-summer as it tends to do for hotel openings, with the latest weve heard being sometime in September. We did walk over to The Otemachi Tower complex that the