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While many movie buffs will recognize the Park Hyatt Tokyo as being Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson’s stomping ground in the 2003 award-winning film “Lost in Translation,” that wasn’t the only reason I wanted to stay there.
The Category 7 Park Hyatt Tokyo is one of the city’s best Hyatt properties, plus I’m a Hyatt Diamond elite, so I knew there were extra perks like daily breakfast — served for free in the club lounge or via room service — that I could take advantage of. Not only that, I was able to use my Founders Card to score a 48% discount off the nightly rate and only ended up paying about $439 per night. I also cashed in one of my Diamond Suite Upgrades so I could spend a few nights in a swanky 1,100-square-foot Park Suite King room, which normally would have cost $1,719 per night.
Check out the video below for a look inside the Park Hyatt Tokyo and all the things — like giant beds, complimentary cocktail hours and amazing views of the city skyline — that make this hotel really stand out.
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