As the city of Tokyo prepares for a historic summer with the 2020 Summer Olympics set to take place in July, new hotels have opened to accommodate the influx of expected visitors.
Opening this February, the K5 Hotel presents a novel concept through transforming a 1920s bank into a hotel.
The landmark in the Japanese capital is revived by the conspicuous combination of Swedish minimalism with Japanese heritage design.
Stockholm architecture and design firm, Claesson Koivisto Rune designed the 20-room boutique hotel within a four-story structure, which includes a restaurant that serves Japanese, Danish and French cuisine, a library-styled bar, micro-jungle coffee shop and the first Brooklyn Brewery flagship store in the world.
Following the theme of ‘nature in the city’, each room ranging from 20~80m2 has been created with modern as well as traditional influences that are designed to ‘stimulate the five senses,’ according to the hotel
3-5 Nihonbashi Kabuto-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan.