PETALS TOKYO: Japan’s First Floating Hotel Opens For Business

12.November.2020 | SPOT

PETALS TOKYO opened on November 9, 2020 as Japan’s first ‘floating hotel’ on the Tennozu Canal in Shinagawa, Tokyo.

 

The Tennozu area is connected to Shinagawa-juku, a station famous for its Edo history, which has resulted in a fusion of both traditional and contemporary culture. Situated next to the water, it’s a location rich with contemporary art. It’s an easy place to reach from Haneda Airport which has granted it an increase in visitors over the years.

 

PETALS TOKYO is a ‘cottage-type’ hotel facility situated on the Tennozu Canal. Telephone poles have been set up underground which has given it the benefit of both being within the walking distance of Shinagawa Station and the busy city while enjoying a more natural look. Guest rooms too are loaded with amenities with naturally-derived ingredients and other environmentally-friendly aspects.

 

PETALS TOKYO and its four multi-coloured boats

Tennozu is a warehouse district that has transformed into an art city. From here emerges PETALS TOKYO, Japan’s first floating boat hotel. It consists of four multi-coloured hotel boats anchored beside T-LOTUS M, an event venue on the Tennozu Canal. Its name PETALS TOKYO is inspired by the imagery of lotus petals floating on the water.

 

Like the houseboats in Amsterdam, which was developed as a city of canals, each of the four boats has been meticulously handcrafted with its own individual design concept. The interiors are all unique and boast a premium feel. Located at a junction between the river and the sea, this canal connects Tokyo, one of the largest cities in Asia, to the world beyond the sea.

 

If you’re looking for a place to stay in Tokyo but don’t want to be in the hustle and bustle of the big city, then consider booking with PETALS TOKYO for a stay on the water.

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