Get to know Marunouchi, Tokyo

Located next to Tokyo Station and the Imperial Palace, Marunouchi is an important commercial district of Tokyo. With many designer brand shops, classy restaurants, and a metropolitan atmosphere, there are many things to see and do in Marunouchi.

About Marunouchi Tokyo

About Marunouchi Tokyo

Loosely translated from Japanese, Marunouchi means “Inside the circle”. This originates from a time long ago when the area now known as Marunouchi was within the Imperial Palace’s outer moat.

These days, it is one of the main commercial areas of Tokyo, with many shopping centers, high-end restaurants, the iconic Marunouchi Naka Dori street, and the Tokyo International Forum nearby.

Marunouchi Hotels

Marunouchi Hotels

Searching for “Marunouchi Hotel Tokyo Station” will bring up a variety of hotels near Tokyo station, but if you want to have a great experience, we recommend the following three hotels.

Marunouchi Hotel

Known for their outstanding service and for their hospitality, the Marunouchi Hotel offers rooms from Standard Twin to Deluxe Double rooms and high-class suites. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi internet and access to their business center and fitness gym.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Marunouchi Hotel
  • Street address: 1-6-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from Tokyo Station

Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi

Located next to Tokyo Station, the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi is a lavish hotel with 57 rooms that offer Deluxe rooms and Suites with spacious interiors and high-class furniture.

With an amazing spa on-premises and their Motif Restaurant & Bar headed by Michelin-starred chef, the Four Seasons hotel offer a perfect opportunity to splurge and to treat yourself!

Spot information

  • Spot name: Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi
  • Street address: PACIFIC CENTURY PLACE MARUNOUCHI, 1-11-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6277
  • Access: 4 minutes on foot from Tokyo Station

Hotel Metropolitan Tokyo Marunouchi

This upscale hotel, which is directly connected to Tokyo Station, offers contemporary décor in their guest rooms. Twin, King, Queen, and Double rooms are available along with corner rooms to get some of the best views of the Marunouchi area.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Hotel Metropolitan Marunouchi
  • Street address: 1-7-12 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6277
  • Access: 1 minute on foot from Tokyo Station

Marunouchi Restaurants

Marunouchi Restaurants

Depending on what you are in the mood for, Marunouchi has a great variety of restaurants to choose from. Whether you are in the mood for some local ramen, a classy sushi omakase, or even Michelin-starred dining experiences, Marunouchi restaurants will never disappoint you.

T’s TanTan Tokyo Station

Located inside of Tokyo Station, T’s TanTan offers Ramen that is completely guilt free! The majority of their items are vegan friendly while maintaining a delicious taste that you can’t find anywhere else!

Spot information

  • Spot name: T’s TanTan Tokyo Station Kiyo Street
  • Street address: 1-9-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005
  • Access: Inside Tokyo station in the “Keiyo Street” area

Manten Sushi

If you want something a little more traditionally Japanese, then Manten Sushi is a great restaurant to check out. Known for their futomaki, rolled sushi, Manten Sushi provides the freshest ingredients straight from Tsukiji fish market.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Manten Sushi
  • Street address: Marunouchi Brick Square B1F, 2-6-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6990
  • Access: Inside Marunouchi Brick Square B1F, 5 minutes by foot from Tokyo Station

Motif Restaurant & Bar

Located at the Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo, the Motif Restaurant & Bar is run by head chef Hiroyuki Asano and chef Hiroshi Nakamichi, whom is Michelin-starred. They offer a mouthwatering selection of French cuisine that is out of this world.

Spot information

  • Spot name: Motif Restaurant & Bar
  • Street address: Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo 7F, 1-11-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6277
  • Access: 4 minutes on foot from Tokyo Station

From Tokyo Station to Marunouchi

Although there is no Marunouchi Station, access to the Marunouchi area is easily accessible via the Tokyo Station Marunouchi exit. This will take you to the ground floor, where you can walk west a couple minutes and be in the main area of Marunouchi.

There are also many underground routes that you can take from Tokyo Station, directly to many of the major buildings all along Marunouchi, Japan. This makes it convenient to stay out of the summer heat, or to avoid rainy days!

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