Marriott, Schrager to bring Japan’s first Editions to Tokyo

Marriott International’s Edition collection will make its Japan debut in 2020 with openings in Tokyo’s Ginza and Toranomon, both conceived by Ian Schrager, hailed the father of the boutique hotel concept.

Located just off Chuo Street, the main shopping street in Ginza, the Tokyo Edition, Ginza will be a newly built 13-storey standalone property with 80 guestrooms. Construction is expected to start in May 2018, with an opening planned for March 2020.

Artist impression of Tokyo Edition, Ginza

The 200-key Tokyo Edition Toranomon will be built within a redevelopment of the former Pastoral Building, a mixed-use project comprising offices, residences and a medical center. Located in Minato ward, the hotel site is walking distance from Kamiyacho Station and Roppongi-Itchome Station and a short drive to Toranomon Station and Tokyo Station. Site excavation work has started.

The properties will result from separate agreements with Mori Trust, the largest owner and franchisee of Marriott International hotels in Japan.

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