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Sri Lanka fair at Imperial Hotel Tokyo; renewed top floors at Pan Pacific Yokohama

Sri Lanka Fair at the Imperial Hotel

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo is holding a Sri Lanka Fair at its buffet restaurant and bars through March 16.

The hotel, located in the Hibiya district of central Tokyo, has invited a chef from the Hotel Hilton Colombo for the fair.

Imperial Viking Sal is serving Sri Lankan cuisine and beverages, in addition to its regular buffet menu. The lunch buffet is ¥5,300 on weekdays and ¥5,800 on weekends. The dinner buffet is ¥7,900 on weekdays and ¥8,400 yen on weekends.

The two bars — The Imperial Lounge Aqua and The Rendez-Vous Lounge and Bar — have Sri Lankan tea and beer as well as cocktails containing arrack, an alcoholic spirit made of coconut milk and honey, in addition to regular drinks. Sri Lankan tea costs ¥1,580, Sri Lankan beer is ¥1,160, arrack costs ¥1,160 and arrack-based cocktails start from ¥1,580.

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo is a 3-minute walk from Hibiya and Uchisaiwaicho subway stations, or a 5-minute walk from Ginza and Yurakucho stations. For more information, call 03-3504-1111 or visit www.imperialhotel.co.jp/e/tokyo .

Renewed rooms at the Pan Pacific

The Pan Pacific Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu has renewed its top three floors to create a special, luxurious atmosphere.

Dubbed Pacific Floor, the 23rd to 25th floors have 60 rooms, including the 196-sq.-meter Pan Pacific Suite, which costs ¥700,000 a night.

The design concept of the guest rooms is basically unchanged: a high-quality urban oasis in Minato Mirai. The blue carpet and white beds in the guest rooms create the illusion of being in the sea. Efficient furniture arrangements, such as placing the TV in the wall, make the rooms more spacious. The renewed rooms create more comfort for guests with many other details.

Pacific Floor has a special Pacific Lounge, where guests staying on those floors can enjoy a buffet breakfast, tea and cocktails. The lounge has butlers who provide various services as well as welcome and see off guests. The Pacific Floor also has a party space with magnificent views of Yokohama Port.

The Minato Mirai area, where the hotel is located, will be more accessible when the Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line is connected to the Minatomirai Line via the Tokyu Toyoko Line from Saturday.

The Pan Pacific Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu will change its name to Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu on April 1. Pacific Floor will also change its name to Bay Club Floor the same day.

The Pan Pacific Yokohama Bay Hotel Tokyu is a 1-minute walk from Minatomirai Station (Minatomirai Line) or a 10-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station (JR, Yokohama Municipal Subway). For more information or reservations, call (045) 682-2222 or visit pphy.co.jp .