Summer promotions have already started in Japan. Several hotels and restaurants have started giving discounts and freebies to people availing of their services. One of the best deals this summer is the plan called “Girls Yukata Stay (ガールズ浴衣ステイ)” at Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo (リーガロイヤルホテル東京) wherein summer kimono (着物) or yukata (浴衣) are offered to women guests staying at the hotel. The package plan starts at a reasonable price and will run all summer long from July 1 to September 30, 2017. Better beat the sweltering summer heat by flaunting that easy breezy summer kimono while staying at a fancy hotel.
Rihga Royal Hotel is one of the prestigious hotels in Tokyo known for its superb Japanese hospitality. It has a vast legacy and is known for providing guests an ideal home away from home. It has legendary and exquisite facilities.
The hotel is situated in Waseda (早稲田), which is an area of culture and tradition. It is boasting in European ambiance and elegant interior. Since it is far from the hustle and bustle of the city, guests can truly enjoy a peaceful stay in its vicinity.
Another appealing feature of the hotel is its neighborhood rich in historical sites. Guests are given the chance to see the olden days of Tokyo which are rarely found in the city.
Hotel rooms have luxurious spaces and verdant views of Okuma Garden (大隈庭園) and Mejirodai (めじろ台) from the window. All rooms have free Internet access. Check-in time is at 3:00 PM, while check-out time is at 12:00 PM. In-room facilities include LCD TV, refrigerator, air conditioner, satellite channels, electric kettle, humidifier, trouser press, etc. Amenities include shampoo, conditioner, hair brush, bath gel, razor, hand soap, gown, slippers, etc. They also offer room, laundry, newspaper, and pressing services.
Rihga Royal Hotel Tokyo is offering the “Girls Yukata Stay” summer deal which the ladies will surely enjoy. Women guests will be gifted a seven-piece yukata set and they will be able to choose from different styles and patterns. Since yukata is a summer kimono, it comes in light and bright colors.
The set will also include the things needed to complete the summer look such as obi (帯) or sash, koshi-himo (腰紐) or kimono ties, geta (下駄) or wooden sandals, and a little storage bag for your items. A dressing manual will also be provided to guide guests in dressing up.
Apart from that, the set will also include a free Western- or Japanese-style buffet breakfast or lunch at the hotel’s Dining Ferio (ダイニング フェリオ). A bath bomb in a pastel color will also be included so guests can enjoy a refreshing bath.
The package plan starts at 13,500 yen per person. Additional options include basic yukata fitting (5,400 yen), yukata fitting plus hair setting (8,640 yen), and gel nail manicure (4,000 yen). These are available at the Shiseido Beauty Salon (資生堂ビューティーサロン) located on the fourth floor of the hotel.
After getting dolled up, you can flaunt around the historical sites nearby. There are many parks, temples, and gardens near the hotel that you can visit. However, do take note that reservation for this plan should be done at least three days in advance.
If you’ve never tried wearing a yukata before, then this summer package plan might just be the thing you’re looking for. Get dressed and go out to see the summer and fireworks festivals in Tokyo!