This 248-room hotel in one of the city’s tallest skyscrapers—Roppongi’s glass-sheeted Tokyo
Midtown—opened its doors in 2007. The property starts on the 45th
floor and espouses classic European interiors. Four colorful abstract works by California painter Sam Francis, each four meters high, dominate the lobby. Rooms and public spaces look onto Mount Fuji, the Imperial Palace, and Tokyo Bay. Expect decor that includes delicate woodwork, hand-tufted carpets, Chiyogami-patterned wall coverings, a lobby waterfall, and Murano chandeliers. The hotel proudly touts having the most expensive guest room in Japan, the Ritz-Carlton Suite, yours for the princely sum of $16,200 per night.