Cherry Blossom Escapes: Japan’s Ultimate Luxury Hotels

Cherry Blossoms in bloom in Ueno Park

Luxurious Sakura Stays Across Japan

Japan transforms into a captivating spectacle of pink and white cherry blossoms, drawing visitors from around the globe. This enchanting season offers the perfect backdrop for an exploration of luxury, comfort, and unrivaled hospitality. From the bustling streets of Tokyo to the historic ambiance of Kyoto and the modern allure of Osaka, we unveil the ultimate guide to experiencing cherry blossom season in the lap of luxury.


Cherry Blossoms in Tokyo with Tokyo Tower on background

Park Hyatt Tokyo: Guests can indulge in a sakura-themed afternoon tea at the Peak Lounge, offering a selection of cherry blossom-inspired pastries and teas with a stunning view of the city and blossoms below. The hotel’s strategic location in Shinjuku also allows for easy access to Ueno Park, a mere subway ride away, where over a thousand cherry trees create a breathtaking tunnel of pink.

Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo: This hotel is unique for its private cherry blossom viewing experiences in its historic garden, which has been a renowned cherry blossom site for centuries. The garden’s illumination event during sakura season transforms the night into a magical spectacle. Chidori-ga-fuchi Moat is also within reach, offering boat rides under cascading cherry blossoms.

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel: With special sakura season menus in its restaurants, guests can savor the taste of spring with views of Yoyogi Park’s cherry trees. The hotel provides guided tours to the park, ensuring guests receive a memorable cherry blossom experience without venturing far.

Aman Tokyo: Aman’s serene spa introduces cherry blossom aromatherapy treatments during the season, perfect for relaxation after visiting the nearby Imperial Palace Gardens, another prime sakura viewing spot that rivals the traditional favorites.


Two Women Taking Photos on Philosopher’s Path

Aman Kyoto: Located near Maruyama Koen Park, the oldest park in Kyoto known for its weeping cherry trees, Aman Kyoto offers private guided walks to the park, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the history and natural beauty of the area. The hotel’s architecture and gardens are designed to reflect the tranquility of the sakura season, creating a harmonious blend of luxury and nature.

Fauchon Hotel Kyoto: Embracing French elegance, Fauchon Hotel Kyoto introduces a sakura-inspired menu in its gourmet café, incorporating cherry blossoms into both its cuisine and cocktails. Positioned conveniently to explore Philosopher’s Path, guests can enjoy a leisurely walk under a canopy of cherry trees, with the hotel arranging picnics upon request.


Osaka Castle during spring season

The St. Regis Osaka: This hotel offers a bespoke cherry blossom experience, including a luxury picnic in Nishinomaru Garden, located in the vicinity of Osaka Castle. The garden, with over 600 cherry trees, provides a spectacular setting for a memorable day out. The St. Regis also curates a sakura-inspired spa treatment, encapsulating the essence of spring in a serene environment.

Conrad Osaka: High above the city, Conrad Osaka’s guests can enjoy a “Hanami” (cherry blossom viewing) cocktail in the atmospheric bar overlooking the city’s cherry blossom spots. The hotel arranges exclusive tours to Expo ‘70 Commemorative Park and Nara Park, famous for their expansive and diverse sakura trees, offering a blend of modern luxury and natural splendor.

The fusion of luxurious stays with the delicate beauty of cherry blossoms offers an unparalleled experience in Japan. Each hotel not only provides a gateway to the country’s most spectacular sakura sites but also enhances the experience with unique, culturally immersive activities. From private garden viewings and sakura-themed treatments to gourmet culinary experiences, the journey through Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka during cherry blossom season becomes a lavish celebration of Japanese culture and hospitality.

About The Author

With a double major in Marketing and Japanese from Washington State University, Nicole’s passion for fashion and media perfectly aligned her for the position as Jetset’s VP of Digital Marketing. Having extensive knowledge in both social media marketing and the high-end fashion industry has provided her with unique insight into the world of luxury fashion and the affluent lifestyle. A truly adventurous spirit with an unprecedented passion for helping others makes Nicole a valuable asset to Jetset’s digital team and to our clients. For editorial consideration please contact editor@jetsetmag(dot)com.

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