Oakwood opens 10th property in Tokyo

Oakwood, the serviced apartment operator, has continued to expand its presence in Japan with the launch of a 10th property Tokyo.

Located in the city’s Azabu district, close to the Tokyo Tower, Oakwood Apartments Minami Azabu is set in a 13-storey building and offers 41 serviced apartments, ranging from studios to three one-bedroom units. All guests are offered high-speed Wi-Fi, home entertainment system, housekeeping and laundry services.

The traditional opening ceremony

The new property was opened in traditional Japanese style, with a ceremony attended by Sumo legend Ozeki Konishiki and an opening toast including the breaking of the sake barrel.

“Oakwood is a brand that has earned the trust of owners and customers alike. We look forward to continuing the success we have achieved in Tokyo and to introducing more travellers to the benefits of our unique accommodation offering,” said Dean Schreiber, managing director of Oakwood Asia Pacific.

The launch marks the company’s second new property in Tokyo this year, following the opening of the Oakwood Premier Tokyo in January. Oakwood has now been operating serviced apartments in Japan for 16 years.