Stay and enjoy Tokyo Skytree

The Asakusa View Hotel is offering an accommodation package that comes with a ticket for the Tokyo Skytree observation deck.

The hotel, Tokyo Skytree’s “official friendship hotel,” is in the Asakusa area, across the Sumida River from where Tokyo Skytree stands in Sumida Ward.

Available through March, the package includes a ticket for admission to the 350-meter-high observation deck and a Tokyo Skytree-shaped bottle of water per person. Guests can use the ticket on the day of their hotel stay.

The package also includes breakfast at Musashi, the hotel’s buffet restaurant and bar on the 26th floor. When the skies are clear, diners in the restaurant are able to enjoy not only great morning views of Tokyo Skytree on one side of the hotel, but views of the picturesque Mount Fuji on the other.

The package is available from ¥14,000 to ¥19,000 per person, including tax and a service charge.

The Asakusa View Hotel is directly connected to the Tsukuba Express Asakusa Station and is 10 minute’s walk from Asakusa Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza, Toei Asakusa and Tobu lines. For more information or reservations, call 03-3847-1111 or visit www.viewhotels.co.jp/asakusa .

French fair at the Imperial hotel

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo has invited chef Philippe Mille from Champagne’s world-famous Chateau Les Crayeres resort to the kitchen of the hotel’s Michelin-starred Les Saisons French restaurant for a exclusive event from Feb. 18 to 22.

Chateau Les Crayeres was home to Les Saisons’ current chef Thierry Voisin. The 20th-century chateau extends over seven hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds and houses two restaurants, a cocktail lounge and luxurious accommodations, including suites and separate individual accommodations.

While in Tokyo, Mille will create an alluring assortment of signature dishes and new creations straight from Les Crayeres’ elegant, double Michelin-starred Le Parc restaurant, with table d’hote selections starting at ¥12,000 per person during lunchtime and from ¥25,000 for a full course dinner. Prices include tax, but are subject to a service charge.

Lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and dinner is available from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Reservations are required.

The Imperial Hotel Tokyo is three minute’s walk from Hibiya and Uchisaiwaicho stations, or five minute’s walk from Ginza and Yurakucho stations. For more information and reservations, call 03-3539-8087.

Baseball ticket accommodation plan

The Tokyo Dome Hotel, located right next to Tokyo Dome, which is home to the Yomiuri Giants, is currently accepting reservations for a baseball-lover’s accommodation plan.

The Japanese pro baseball season starts March 28, and the hotel is offering a package that includes a one-night stay and tickets for infield seats for Giants games played between March 28 and June 22 at Tokyo Dome.

This plan will allow fans to enjoy the game without having to ride packed trains and fight the crowds rushing to get home after the game. This is also an excellent way for fans from outside the Tokyo area to see a game at Tokyo Dome. The plan also includes breakfast at the hotel.

Reservations for games from July 4 to Sept. 21 will be accepted from May 7.

The plan is available from ¥12,300 per person for triple occupancy in a triple room with B-class seats, with prices varying depending on the grade of seats and rooms. Prices include tax and a service charge.

The Tokyo Dome Hotel is six minute’s walk from Suidobashi Station or five minute’s walk from Korakuen and Kasuga subway stations. For more information or reservations, call 03-5805-2222 or visit www.tokyodome-hotels.co.jp.

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