Slated to debut in Spring 2020, the Haneda Airport Garden is directly linked to the airport’s International Terminal.
Just in time for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan‘s Haneda airport will be opening a new lifestyle commercial complex called the Haneda Airport Garden.
Built as a partnership with local real estate company Sumitomo Reality and Development (Sumitomo) and Haneda Airport Development, the complex will be home to two hotels, a hot spring zone, a shopping mall with about 90 stores, a bus terminal, as well as 2,400 square meters of event and meeting space.
Directly linked to the airport’s International Terminal, the mixed-used facility is about a minute’s walk from both the Haneda Airport International Terminal Station on the Keikyu Line, as well as Tokyo Monorail’s Haneda Airport International Building Station.
Here’s what travelers can look forward to:
1. Two new airport hotels
The complex will comprise two new hotels, namely The Villa Fontaine Premier Haneda Airport and The Villa Fontaine Grand Haneda Airport. The former comes with just 160 guest rooms, each boasting views of the Tamagawa River, along with a shower booth.
The latter is a 1,557-key property, featuring special accommodation categories including tatami-style rooms and dedicated lodgings for women.
2. A natural hot-spring zone
Travelers looking to relax and de-stress before their flights can head to Izumi Tenkuno Yu Haneda Airport, a 2,000 square meter natural hot spring area located at the top floor of the Villa Fontaine Premier Haneda Airport Hotel. Looking out to Mount Fuji as well as the runways at Haneda Airport, the facility comes with an open-air bath, four types of indoor baths, three types of ganbanyoku (hot stone spa), as well as relaxation rooms and eateries. Open around the clock, the hot spring is also Japan’s first to be directly connected to an airport.
3. Dining and retail
Shopping for an omiyage (gift or souvenir)? There’s plenty to be found in the complex’s mall, with its 60 shops and 30 restaurants. Expect various zones, such as Japan Promenade for local products, Haneda Sando for stylish clothing, Haneda Collection for cosmetic goods and accessories, as well as Drug Store for medicine and necessities. On the dining front, there’ll be restaurants and a food court, offering a total of around 1,600 seats.
4. Event and meeting spaces
Designed for both business and pleasure, the complex also offers a range of function and meeting rooms. The 1,140 square-meter Belle Salle Haneda Airport can accommodate around 700 guests, while the 1,000 square meter Grand Foyer is a two-story atrium space with a 13-meter-tall ceiling. Ten other rooms are available for conferences and banquets.
5. A bus terminal
Travelers can easily continue their journeys to other major destinations in Tokyo via the Haneda Airport Garden Bus Terminal. 15 bus routes will be made available to places like Shinjuku and Shibuya, as well as Hakuba and Kusatsu Onsen, and regions across Honshu including Tohoku, Kita Kanto, Chubu, Hokuriku, and Kinki.
6. An omotenashi center
Omotenashi is a Japanese term that refers to the local style of hospitality. At the complex, an omotenashi center will provide a wide range of services, including tourist information, tax refunds, home delivery, currency exchange, luggage storage, as well as wheelchair and stroller rental service.
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