The Grand Front Osaka is the venue of the new InterContinental Osaka, which recently opened its doors inside the latest of Japan’s major commercial architectural landmark. The design houses not only hotels and shopping centres but also a large number of offices, residences, educational and entertainment centres.
InterContinental Osaka offers one of the most stunning views of Western Japan and the city of Osaka. Entering the lobby on the 20th floor of the building you will be greeted with this absolutely stunning panoramic view. It is pertinent to mention here that Osaka is the second largest city in Japan with a population of nearly 20 million. The Grand Front Osaka was opened in April and has been visited by more than a million visitors within the first few weeks of its opening.
The interior of the hotel has been designed accentuating the subtleness of beauty that is synonymous to Japan. An interior design that has motifs of natural stones, wood and glass further enhances the warm ambience of the hotel, offering a relaxing atmosphere away from the mad rush of the streets below.
The hotel offers a total of 215 guest rooms which are further complimented by a total of 57 fully furnished residential suites that are offered by the InterContinental Residences, also located in the same building. Among these 57 residential suites a majority is one or two bedrooms, but some are 3 bed rooms and the largest that are available in the whole of Osaka.
The InterContinental Osaka offers business guests a choice of four meeting & event places. All these locations offer some of the best views of the waterfront and the greenery that surrounds the Grand Front Osaka. It also has a fully equipped wedding chapel. The hotel has a well equipped health and fitness centre complete with a spa and an indoor pool accessible to all guests 24 hours a day.
A choice of stunning world class restaurants complete the experience of guests staying at the hotel. Pierre is the hotel’s signature contemporary French restaurant. Additionally, the hotel’s brasserie, NOKA, offers guests a choice of international cuisine and dining experience all through the day. Adee is the bar lounge of the hotel and offers some of the finest collection of wines and ingenious cocktails. At the lobby lounge and at the patisserie the hotel offers fresh pastries for eat-in or take-away.
Hafidh Al Busaidy, General Manager, InterContinental Osaka speaking on the occasion mentioned that it is the aim of the hotel to provide its guests contemporary luxury. They are striving to provide guests, whether staying for business or for pleasure, something extra special. A world class service backed by some of the best dining and accommodations, the InterContinental Osaka pledges to offer its customers fresh and unexpected experiences during their stay, events or dining.
Also speaking on the occasion Jan Smits, Chief Executive, Asia, Middle East & Africa, IHG mentioned that Osaka is indeed an important landmark for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). Osaka is one of the leading cities in Asia and can be regarded as one of the gateways to this amazing continent. He added that the IHG has some of the most amazing hotels in the country and with the starting of the InterContinental Osaka he is confident that they would be able to keep their status as one of the leading hospitality brands in the country for many more years.
The seventh InterContinetal Hotel in Japan joins 170 other IHG brand hotels & resorts around the globe. Each of these hotels shares a responsibility towards its guests staying or dining, they share insider information about the destination, something that is invaluable for guests visiting for business and or pleasure.