TOKYO—InterContinental Osaka has opened in the center of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka. The mixed-use development is a new landmark in the city which also includes office buildings, commercial outlets, a convention center, academic and entertainment facilities, and residences.
The hotel has a total of 215 guestrooms, averaging more than 50 square meters each, while the InterContinental Residences located in the same building has a further 57 serviced and fully-furnished residential suites
InterContinental Osaka offers a total of four meeting and event spaces, as well as a fully-equipped wedding chapel. A health and fitness center is available to all in-house guests 24 hours a day and includes a spa and an indoor pool.
“Entering Osaka is an important milestone for InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG); it has great potential to be one of Asia’s major gateway cities,” said Jan Smits, chief executive, Asia, Middle East and Africa. “We have a long and enviable history in Japan and, with fantastic hotels such as InterContinental Osaka in our portfolio, we trust that we will maintain our position for many years to come.”
The property marks the seventh InterContinental hotel in Japan.