Creating a distinctive ‘Sense of place’ is a core guiding principle of the Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo, located in Nihonbashi, the centre of the city formerly known as Edo. While retaining its connection to Edo’s past, the ultra-modern Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo embodies the respect and appreciation for the natural world that the Japanese people have possessed since time immemorial.
‘Woods and Water’ are indispensable forces in the formation of Japanese culture, shaping and supporting the richness of the Japanese way of life. These natural themes suffuse the interior of the hotel, exuding a unitary beauty that extends to every guest room. Guests feel that they are both staying in a hotel and taking a journey through a lovely forest. Textile design by Reiko Sudo.