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We are pleased to announce the opening of the b’s 13th hotel in Ginza, Tokyo.
the b ginza offers smooth and comfortable stays for our guests, starting from the time they arrive to the time they leave the hotel, as well as easy access to great nearby locations.
We would like to tell you about the charm of the new the b ginza.
The spacious guest-only 160㎡ lounge is equipped with large desks with electrical outlets that are perfect for working. The lighting is bright and suitable for working, and the Wi-Fi makes it a comfortable co-working space.
There is a space with sofas where guests can relax. The lighting is adjusted to be soothing and relaxing, and the space has been designed to be fully functional. The free coffee machine available in the lounge is equipped with two hoppers. A milk system has been installed to allow for a variety of different coffee types, including espresso and lattes. The coffee beans used are from the long-established Italian espresso brand “illy”, for coffee lovers to enjoy authentic coffee. There is also a machine that allows you to create cafe art from your favorite photos and images using an app. It’s a great way to remember your trip.
All 202 guest rooms have been designed with a balance of comfort and functionality in mind, including a space under the bed for storing suitcases and a wall hanger rack to make effective use of the limited space. We also have light-blocking blinds to keep the rooms dark during daytime, and a refrigerator that keeps things cool. The interiors are simple and stylish, providing a relaxing and comfortable space, while accents such as foot throws and mini-bars give them the feel of an artist’s studio.
The b Premier, which has a raised seating area, has been designed for functionality, with Bluetooth speakers, a 55-inch large TV, and a kettle that can boil water at your desired temperature, as well as a mug to keep the water warm, to make for a relaxing stay. In addition, Hollywood mirrors with lighting and a cosmetics set are available for women, and the counter desk for two is equipped with tall chairs made by stellar works.
The corner king room is equipped with a spacious 1800mm wide king bed, which is bright and open due to the many windows. There is a large 1450mm wide desk, which can be used as a space to concentrate on your work while enjoying music with the Bluetooth speakers. On the upper floors, the layout allows you to see Tokyo Tower, making them potential spots to get great pictures.
In the single rooms, special attention has been paid to items for women. The lighted Hollywood mirrors have options for daylight, fluorescent light, and light bulb colors, also has a magnifying mirror to help apply makeup. In addition, skincare products are always available, there are amenities to support comfortable sleep, and more, for a compact but comfortable stay.
The b has selected its facilities and amenities not only to enhance the essential functions of your stay, but also to focus on the freedom of “temperature”, “sound”, and “light”.
Overhead, body, and foot showers with different functions will warm your whole body. Cado cuaura noise-less dryers have an industry-leading 2.2 m3/min airflow and surprisingly fast drying power. In addition, the 85 degrees Celsius heat makes it possible to use the dryer for a long time without overheating, and provides a gentle breeze to the skin, allowing you to dry and set your hair more comfortably. The rooms are equipped with thermoses that can be set to your desired temperature, and a warming mug. The Hollywood mirror (with lights) with three different light sources (daylight, fluorescent, and light bulbs) is also equipped with a magnifying mirror to make it easy to apply your makeup. Enjoy music with the BOSE Bluetooth speakers or immerse yourself in your own world with noise canceling headphones. Amenities such as nightwear and leather are available at the lobby lounge.
*The thermoses, Bluetooth speakers, noise canceling earphones, and Hollywood mirrors are only available in some rooms.
At the Tokyo Takarazuka Theatre, you can get a chance to watch Takarazuka Revue, which has a history of over 100 years. Don’t miss the gorgeous, energetic, and passionate shows! Nearby you will find the Nissay Theatre, where you can enjoy operas, plays, musicals, and concerts, as well as Theatre Creation, which replaced the Geijutsuza in 2007, making it the perfect spot to experience the performing arts. The Shimbashi Enbujo, with its distinctive brick architecture, opened in 1925 and hosts theatrical performances including kabuki and Shochiku Shinkigeki daily. There are also movie theaters in the area. Marunouchi Piccadilly, located inside the Yurakucho Marion, is a great place to enjoy a movie and some shopping.
The Kabuki-za Theater, which was renovated in 2013, is an atmospheric center for traditional Japanese performance arts, and also has a variety of new facilities perfect for first time theatergoers. At the souvenir shop in the basement, Kobikicho Hiroba, you will find Kabuki goods and perfect Japanese souvenirs. At the Kabuki-za Gallery, located near the Kabuki-za Theater, you can see the props used in actual kabuki performances and experience what goes on behind the scenes. Tsukiji Honganji Temple, with its majestic architecture, and the Hamarikyu Gardens, a beloved urban oasis, are also within walking distance, as well as the Artizon Museum, Pola Museum of Art, and other art spots.
The Shiseido Parlor, which has been serving Western food since its establishment in 1902, is popular for its chicken rice and other traditional dishes, and has been popular with cultural figures. The Tsukiji Outer Market, a 13 minute walk from the hotel, is lined with more than 400 stores, and is a great place to enjoy fresh seafood. The crowded business district of Shimbashi offers a wide variety of izakaya (Japanese-style pubs), with everything from popular restaurants to hole-in-the-wall spots. Among them, the area under the guard tower has a unique atmosphere, and serves delicious drinks and snacks. Ginza is home to many famous coffee shops, all with long histories. The classic atmosphere of Cafe de l’Ambre, a two minute walk from the hotel, and Cafe Paulista, a three minute walk from the hotel, offer authentic coffee perfect for the coffee lover.
Ginza is one of the world’s greatest shopping districts, and has a variety of shopping spots ranging from long-established stores to luxury boutiques and antenna stores from all over the country, making it a great place to enjoy a stroll. Ginza Mitsukoshi, Ginza Wako, GINZA SIX, Tokyu Plaza Ginza, GINZA PLACE, and other popular shopping malls are all within walking distance of each other, offering an amazing shopping experience. Tokyo Hatoidou Ginza was established in 1663, and sells incense, Japanese stationery, and Japanese paper products, as well as a wide range of calligraphy and painting supplies, incense, and original products using Japanese paper.
■the b ginza
8-12-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
Subway「Ginza Sta.」Exit A3- 7 min. walk
Subway「Higashi-ginza Sta.」Exit A1 - 7 min. walk
JR, Subway, Yurikamome「Shimbashi Sta.」Exit Ginza - 6 min. walk
Subway「Tsukijishijo Sta.」Exit A3 - 8 min. walk
「Tokyo Sta.」-12 min. by train 「Shinagawa Sta.」-12 min. by train
The hotel is located in one of the world’s leading shopping districts, within walking distance of the Kabuki-za Theater, which holds Japanese performing arts shows, the Tsukiji Outer Market, and Shiodome Sio-site. Ginza, Higashi-Ginza, and Shimbashi stations are the closest stations, were you can ride a number of train lines. Getting to both Narita and Haneda airports is very convenient.
■Tokyo Big Sight: The Tokyo Big Sight Station - (Yurikamome 24 minutes) - Shimbashi Station (6 minutes on foot)
■Tokyo International Forum: The Yurakucho Station (2 minutes on the Keihin Tohoku Line) to Shimbashi Station from (6 minutes on foot)
Tokyo Station - (Keihin-Tohoku Line, Yamanote Line, Ueno-Tokyo Line: about 3 minutes) - Shimbashi Station (6 minutes on foot)
Tokyo Station - (2 minutes on the Marunouchi Line) - Ginza Station (7 minutes on foot from)
■ Narita International Airport:
On the train: Airport Terminal 2 Station - (Keisei Narita Sky Access Line Access Express, 60 minutes) - Higashi-Ginza Station (7 minutes on foot)
On the limousine bus: Airport Limousine Bus - (approximately 110 minutes to Hibiya/Ginza) - Mitsui Garden Hotel Ginza Premier (2 minutes on foot)
■ Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport):
Using the train: Haneda Airport Terminal 2 Station - (Keikyu Airport Line, approximately 25 minutes) - Higashi-Ginza Station (7 minutes on foot)
Using the limousine bus: Airport limousine bus (approximately 95 minutes to Hibiya/Ginza) - the Courtyard Marriott Ginza Tobu Hotel (4 minutes on foot)