Design hotel "The Gate Hotel" in the historical Asakusa area of Tokyo offers a luxurious base camp for exploring the historic side of the city. It is right infront of the Kaminarimon Thunder Gate which is one of the most famous tourist attractions in town. The hotel offers 137 rooms and suites spread across 14 floors of what used to be an office building that was redesigned by a renowned in 2012 by a Japanese architect – Shigeru Uchida. Beautiful artworks by renowned artist Katsuhiko Hibino are displayed throughout the hotel and textile designs by Masaru Suzuki create a stylish ambiance.more
The design hotel’s R restaurant offers French fusion fare and has been mentioned in the 2013 Tokyo Michelin Guide. There are two exquisite bars on site – the 24 hour B Bar next to the restaurant on the 13th floor and the 14th floor rooftop T Terrace bar where guests may enjoy Bossa nova or Jazz music along with their delish cocktails. The elegant marble hotel lobby is located on the 13th floor and has great views of the city skyline and of the Tokyo Skytree.