Check it Out! “InterContinental Tokyo Bay” Explicit Review

I chose “Intercontinental Tokyo Bay,” because I wanted to do a little extravagance in Tokyo to celebrate my friends birthday. This hotel is near our work place, it is high class, and is in a convenient location to get to the place we were planing to go . Also, I liked the night view from the room.

What is the appearance of the hotel? Check the entrance and reception

The outside of the hotel is very simple. You can park your car in front of the hotel.

Hotel sign.

Area around the entrance.

Entrance.

The entrance had double doors.

There was a nice chandelier and a nice Japanese wall art was in the lobby.
It also smelled of aromas which was very nice.

Japanese wall art.

There were expensive looking tea pots and ornaments displayed.

The lobby was very spacious.

The front desk was clean.

There were sofas and chairs in the lobby, all of which were luxurious looking. Even though it was crowded, it was a quiet and calm atmosphere.

There were two unique looking chairs in front of the elevator.

Inside of the elevator.

Guest room floor elevator hall.

Guest room floor corridor.

What is the Superior Twin Bed Room like?

Guest room door.

The room was not exceptionally big, but it was clean and I was able to spend a comfortable time in the room.

The sheets were clean and the mattress was just the right hardness, so I was able to sleep very well.

There was a bedside table between the two beds with a phone and a switch.

Inside the drawer was a bible and tissue.

Across the bed was a chest with a TV on top.

TV.

Next to the TV was a desk and chairs.

Next to the window were two chairs and a table.

There was a mirror hung on the wall.

My room was in the corner, so I was able to see two different views, and the room was bright as well.

The view of Sumida River was nice.

The night view was beautiful.

Bathroom

The bathroom door was a mirror.

The bathroom was spacious. There was a bathtub and a shower room.

The bath tub was spacious and I was able to relax in the water with my legs stretched out.

The shower room had glass doors. It was cleaned very well.

There was a shower head fixed on the wall and a shower that was removable. It took a while for the hot water to come out, but other than that, I was able to take a shower comfortably.

There was shampoo, conditioner and body soap prepared in the shower booth.

A toilet with a washlet function.

Above the toilet were towels.

On the sink was a face and hand soap.

In addition to San Francisco’s body and hand lotion, shampoo, conditioner, bath and body gel, amenities include toothbrush, cotton, nail file, shaving, shaving gel and brush. The amount of shampoo was just right for two people per night. It also smelled very nice.

There was a hair dryer under the sink.

Closet and safe

The closet was by the entrance.

There were two types of hangers with plenty of space to hang clothes.

Iron, ironing board, slippers, umbrella, shoe spatula, clothes brush, flashlight were prepared in the closet.

In this side of the closet were drawers.

Room wear.

Laundry bags.

A scale.

There was also a safe in the closet.

Mini bar and cafe

There was a cafe corner next to the TV with a capsule coffee machine. Two ordinary blended coffees and two decaf were prepared. This was free. There were two more in the refrigerator as well, but they cost money. I was very satisfied with the taste of coffee.

Cups, glasses, ice bucket and tea were on the table.

Electric kettle.

Free bottle of water.

There was a fridge with wine and sodas inside.

There was also whiskey and snacks as well.

Restaurants and shops in the hotel

I had dinner at the “Chef’s Live Kitchen” on the 3rd floor.

Seats.

This is a buffet-style restaurant. In addition to dinner, there served breakfast, lunch, dessert and light meals as well.

At the sushi corner, the chef will make your sushi in front of you. Fish caught at Hokkaido were used and it was very delicious.

There were many kinds of dishes.

It was fun to watch the chef cook the dishes in front of me.

I enjoyed my meal.

There was also a lounge called the “New York Lounge” on the first floor.

There was “The Shop NY Lounge Boutique” on the first floor.

There were many delicious looking cakes.

Many suites were being sold as well.

You can buy products that are used in the hotel rooms at the shop.

There were many other restaurants in the hotel, such as Italian and Japanese.

Facilities in the hotel

There was a gym on the 8th floor. It was a small space with only five equipments.

At the back of the lobby was a business corner with computers and printers.

Hotel surroundings

The area around the hotel was very quiet. There were not many people walking around and only a few cars passing by. There was a park a 3-minute walk away which was a relaxing place. On the map, the nearest convenience store from the hotel was closed on Saturday and Sunday. Therefore, I bought drinks at a convenience store a 10 minute walk away. There was also a beef restaurant in about 10 minutes. There were no supermarkets within walking distance. There were not many shops around, but there are many restaurants in the hotel, it was not a problem.

A park near the hotel.

Street around the hotel.

Staff and guests

The staff responded very politely. Since it was my friend’s birthday, I asked if there was a special plan. He told me that they can store wine in the fridge downstairs for free, and that they can do something special for room service.

There were not many young people staying in this hotel. I saw both foreigners and Japanese people staying. There seemed to be more people staying for business than for sightseeing. Some people were staying to participate in a wedding.

Access

Takeshiba Station was close with less than a 5 minute walk. However, it was a bit troublesome because I had to change trains to get to the main station. It takes 4 minutes to Shimbashi Station. Changing trains was a little troublesome, but other than that it was a convenient location.

A ferry dock near the hotel.

City view around the hotel.

Summary

I had a very nice stay at this hotel. I was able to spend as relaxing time with my friend. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Although there was no special birthday service, they were able to make my room the corner room and the night view was amazing. I like a hotel with a large and clean bathroom, so I was very satisfied with the room I stayed in. It was nice to have a good coffee machine and to enjoy delicious coffee in the room. There were a lot of choices on the room service menu. This time I did not order room service, but I would like to order something the next time I stay.

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