Aman to Open Janu Brand Hotel in Tokyo
A Japanese property will serve as Janu's flagship hotel as it will be the first hotel of the company.
In the fall of 2023, a new hotel group known as Janu will open its first hotel in Tokyo, which will be the group's first property. There is no doubt that Janu aims to offer its guests an enhanced experience of soulful wellness through a more social atmosphere, which is similar to that offered by its sister company Aman.
Apparently, Janu is planning to build its first outpost in Tokyo's Azabudai Hills, which is rumored to be the site of a much-anticipated 'modern urban village'. It is expected that the managed hub will match the energy of the hotel brand as well. With a focus on guest experience, Janu aims to provide guests with a welcoming, community-centric environment that's focused on community.
In addition to providing 122 guest rooms spread over 13 floors, the hotel will be located in the B-2 District Tower. This hotel will be designed by Jean-Michel Gathy, a well-known designer who has worked on the Aman New York hotel – each room will be spacious and light, with floor-to-ceiling windows framing the views beyond, and some of the rooms will have balconies of their own.
The Janu Suite will cover an impressive 3,057 square feet, while the smallest room will still be a spacious 592 square feet. Exact room details remain scarce, but the Janu Suite will be the top key. The Tokyo hotel will offer a 43,056-sq-ft spa, making it one of the city's largest. Janu will put a heavy emphasis on wellness facilities, much like Aman.
A contemporary approach to traditional wellness can be found at the hotel, which offers guests a number of treatment rooms, a hydrotherapy area, a lap pool measuring 82 feet in length, as well as five studios for yoga, boxing, pilates, and spin classes.
Aiming to become a social hub within the Azabudai Hills complex, the new hotel is set to feature six restaurants, a bar, lounge, and a garden terrace. Of the six restaurants, two will be Japanese, one will be Chinese, and another Italian, and there will also be a patisserie for sweet treats too.
“The development and creation of Janu has been born from Aman Group’s long-term strategic vision, responding to the demand from our wider cohort of guests and the luxury traveler for the hallmarks of the Aman offering in terms of service and excellent design, but with a different pace and spirit,” Chairman and CEO of Aman and Janu said.
With Aman Residences, Tokyo opening later this year, Azabudai Hills will also be part of the expansion of the Aman brand, along with the first Janu hotel. As part of the development, there will be 91 fully managed homes, each of which will include access to a spa facility only accessible to residents.