At the high (very high) end, Tokyo offers what is perhaps the best city hotel in the world - the Park Hyatt Tokyo. Situated on the top 10 floors of a landmark skyscraper in Shinjuku, Tokyo''s "new downtown", the hotel offers incomparable views, a glass enclosed pool and spa on the 50th floor, and a renowned jazz club and steakhouse. Rather, it''s the "software", as the Japanese would say, that makes all the difference. Never have I seen such an attention to detail.
As I sat down for breakfast on my first morning, a steaming cup of hot chocolate, with orange essence added, was placed before me, as if by magical intuition. In fact, I had made this request on my last visit a year earlier. It ...Read More