Oakwood, which operates serviced apartments in 13 countries, has opened its 13th property in Japan, in Azabu, Tokyo.
Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Azabu is the first hotel-licensed serviced apartment to be developed by Mitsui Fudosan Residential Co. Located within walking distance of Tokyo Tower and the Roppongi area, the hotel is next to a business district and is a convenient location for other sightseeing spots. There are a number of exhibits throughout the hotel that express “the changing of the seasons" in Azabu using a fusion of "wa" culture and modern art. They welcome guests to high quality, relaxing spaces that is positioned glamorously in the midst of the bustle of the metropolis.
"We are honored to be opening our new property, Oakwood Hotel & Apartments in Azabu, one of Tokyo's most sought-after locations," said Christian R Baudat, Director of Operations, Oakwood Hotel, Japan and Korea. "This hotel is the third property we have opened in Japan in the past year and a half, in partnership with Mitsui Fudosan Residential Co. With Oakwood Suites Yokohama, Oakwood Hotel Kyoto Oike, and now Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Azabu, Oakwood will continue to lead the hospitality industry by offering a unique combination of services of both long and short-term stays."
The interior of the public areas are designed by Mitsui Designtec Co Ltd. They incorporate elements associated with the Azabu area. Customers can enjoy artworks based on the motif of "AZABU INSPIRATION" with the expression of the "changing of the seasons" of Azabu in different scenes. The stunning large picture scroll exhibited in front of the entrance was created by BAKIBAKI. His artistic works that blend ancient Japanese traditions with street culture have attracted worldwide attention.
While "hemp patterns" are hidden in the clouds, "cherry blossoms," "roses," "maple," and "pine" are applied in layers like an obi to express "spring, summer, autumn, and winter." Oakwood Hotel & Apartments Azabu welcomes customers to a relaxing space of high quality and splendor, where traditional Japanese and modern styles are fused. In the elevator halls on each floor, artworks embodying the four seasons of the Azabu area are displayed to lead customers to a world of gorgeous seasons.
On the first floor of the hotel is the lounge, a relaxing space that combines and contrasts "playfulness" and "serenity”. The lounge is open to non-residents and offers a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere with natural light streaming through the large open windows into the sophisticatedly designed interior.
All 171 guest rooms are elegantly furnished with warm wood textures using stylish contemporary design, creating truly "feel at home" spacious rooms. All rooms come with fully equipped kitchens including refrigerators, microwaves, rice cookers, utensils, dishware, washer dryer machines, high-quality beds, air purifiers, 55" flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and other modern amenities. Rooms are available in four different bedrooms types which include a "Japanese-Western" type room complete with tatami mats. All rooms have open balconies where guests can enjoy the ever-changing views of Tokyo. Furthermore, in an effort to achieve the hotels Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), mineral water is provided in recyclable aluminum cans. Also eco-friendly fine bamboo paper is used in conjunction with ink made from raw materials with low environmental impact.
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