curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

curiosity has designed the interiors for tokyo’s sorano hotel, a new hospitality destination located nearby tokyo‘s showa kinen park, one of the leading national parks in japan. visible from the outside, a tent-shaped louver construction connects the hotel’s entrance to the lobby, evoking a journey in nature even while guests are indoor. circular sofas welcome visitors to the lobby, which opens up directly to a lush green garden on the back.

curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyoimages by satoshi shigeta, nacasa & partners inc.

 

 

situated in tachikawa city, just 30 minutes from tokyo’s popular shinjuku area, the sorano hotel with interiors by curiosity is developed around the concept of ‘well-being’. as such, it offers health-conscious activities including dining, spa and workout facilities, all centered around a holiday style the hotel calls the ‘well-being short trip’. past the entrance, the lobby is designed to recreate the feeling of being within nature, while its ambiences changes dramatically during the night with a warm atmosphere. lighting shines through the louvers of the tent-shaped ceiling, creating a play of light and shadows, while the ‘ima lounge’ welcomes visitors in a relaxing, intimate space right around the corner.curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

 

 

all of the hotel’s 81-guest rooms overlook the lush showa kinen park in front, featuring private balconies and space of 52 square meters. contemporary japanese aesthetics characterize the rooms, which are complete with black tatami and futons. transparent screens reveal the outside terrace in each room, while sculptural pieces of furniture enclose he mini bar and other amenities. the 86-sqm ‘spa suite’ comprises a bedroom and living room divided by a large sliding door with an impressive washi screen with a landscape motif, reminiscent of japanese shoji in a contemporary style.curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

 

 

focused on well-being, the sorano hotel boasts a two-story spa on the 10th and 11th floors, where a hot bathing facility operates on the hotel’s own hot spring water pumped up from the area. in addition to 20-meter-long spa, which is largely open to the outside garden, visitors can also immerse themselves in the whirlpool jacuzzi spa and nano-mist sauna. the most iconic feature of the property is a 60-meter-long, four-meter-wide infinity pool that reveals itself as one climbs the stairs from the 10th floor through the pool itself. there, a long, curved rooftop bar welcomes customers day and night. 

curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

 

 

in the hotel’s restaurant features a terrace that opens toward the garden with a large seating area surrounded by the greenery of the park. with dining also focused on the concept of well-being, the restaurant is complete with three cellars that invite customers to discover high-quality ingredients selected from local producers in tachikawa and neighboring regions. a hidden venue called the ‘chef’s table’ is dedicated to special gatherings with meals prepared directly in front of customers under an iconic bronze kitchen.curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

curiosity completes sorano hotel with tent-shaped entrance in tokyo

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