The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio, has opened The Ritz-Carlton, Fukuoka, on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan.
The luxury hotel occupies the nine topmost floors in a 25-storey glass tower designed by Kume Sekkei of Tokyo. There are 167 guestrooms, including 20 suites, where Fukuoka Skyline rooms offer sweeping views of the city, while Park View rooms overlook Ohori Park. There is also a 132m2 Presidential Suite and 188m2 Ritz-Carlton Suite.
Event spaces include two versatile banquet venues on the third floor of the building, the 108m2 Ritz-Carlton Studio and 336m2 Ritz-Carlton Ballroom, that can be configured to accommodate breakout sessions, and board meetings. The Ballroom is equipped with a six-meter-square LED screen, enabling film and video presentations.
On the 24th and topmost floor of the hotel, The Ritz-Carlton Club is open to guests staying in club and suite categories. Five culinary presentations are offered daily including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, hors d’oeuvres, and cordials. It also boasts a bar and a private room, making it a convenient venue for business gatherings. Live jazz performances are also held every Saturday night.
Other facilities include four restaurants and two bars that reflect Fukuoka’s food culture, a spa on the 24th floor, an indoor swimming pool, and gym.
For corporate travellers with their young ones in tow, the hotel also offers child-friendly amenities and activities from the brand’s signature Ritz Kids programme, including guided excursions and craft experiences designed around the programme’s four pillars of nature, exploration, responsibility and culture.