Enjoy Hanami on a Rickshaw at New Otani Hotels

27.March.2018 | SPOT

New Otani Hotels are offering an optional plan to guests available from March 30 to April 2 where they can ride an EBISUYA rickshaw to see the cherry blossoms surrounding the hotel.

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EBISUYA Rickshaw × New Otani Hotels Collaboration

TripAdvisor ranks the Asakusa branch of EBISUYA as number one in the “Taito Tour” category (as of March 12), and it has an overwhelming score over 90% for “Excellent.” This spring, EBISUYA Asakusa is teaming up with New Otani Hotels for the very first time!


Two Hanami Courses with Seasoned Rickshaw Pullers!
Enjoy Tokyo’s most famous cherry blossom spots around New Otani Hotels with one of two courses: a 20-minute course and a 90-minute course.


20 Minute Course: Akasaka Palace State Guest House & Sophia-Dori

This short plan is perfect for first-timers to Japan’s cherry blossoms. Sit back in a rickshaw and gaze at the rows of pink trees along Akasaka Palace State Guest House and Sophia-Dori.


  1. Depart from New Otani Hotels
  2. Akasaka Palace State Guest House
  3. Sophia-Dori
  4. Return to New Otani Hotels



90 Minute Course: Yasukuni Shrine & Chidoriga-Fuchi

This course lets you admire Tokyo’s cherry blossoms by taking you to some of the most treasured hanami spots in the city including Yasukuni Shrine, Chidoriga-Fuchi, whose cherry blossom trees roll out before you like a tunnel, and other places.


  1. Depart from New Otani Hotels
  2. Akasaka Palace State Guest House
  3. Yasukuni Shrine
  4. Chidoriga-Fuchi
  5. Sophia-Dori
  6. Return to New Otani Hotels


ホテルニューオータニ 日本庭園

ホテルニューオータニ 部屋

Enjoy a Fine Time with a 1-Day 1-Person Overnight Plan

New Otani Hotels also has a hidden cherry blossom spot in its Japanese-style garden. This large garden has 60 cherry trees of around 20 varieties grown and tended to dearly by a gardener where you can relax and appreciate the flowers. Enjoy an even more luxurious night at the hotel’s EXECUTIVE HOUSE ZEN, described as a “hotel-in-hotel,” which you can book together with the 90-minute rickshaw course.




Hanami Rickshaw Summary: Optional Plan for Guests

Running: March 30, 2018 – April 2, 2018

20 Minute Course (Akasaka Palace State Guest House & Sophia-Dori): \7,000

90 Minute Course (Yasukuni Shrine & Chidoriga-Fuchi): \25,000
*Tax included in price.


Hanami Rickshaw 90 Minute Course Overnight Plan <1 Night – 2 People>
Running: March 30, 2018 – April 2, 2018
Price: EXECUTIVE HOUSE ZEN Junior Sweet: \245,000
*Price includes overnight fee for 1 room for 2 people, breakfast, tax and service charge.

*Please book 2 days in advance.
*Please read through the safety cautions for the rickshaw ride on the hotel website.

Reservations & Enquiries: 03-3234-5678


Website: http://www.newotani.co.jp/tokyo/