IHG to debut InterContinental in Sapporo – Enterprise Traveller

IHG Inns & Resorts on Might 18 confirmed the opening of InterContinental Sapporo in late 2025.

InterContinental Sapporo might be IHG’s fifth lodge in Hokkaido, its first luxurious lodge In Sapporo and its eleventh InterContinental-branded lodge in Japan.

InterContinental Sapporo will debut on the higher flooring (ninth to 14th flooring) of a brand new constructing within the “AXA Sapporo Nakajima Park Challenge”, which was introduced right now by the insurance coverage firm.

Alongside the lodge’s two eating venues, lounge, bar, perform room, indoor pool and health club, the lodge will function 149 spacious visitor rooms that vary from spacious 42sqm rooms as much as a 159sqm suites.

The lodge will function a high-end, residence-like providing, with color coordination harking back to the character of Hokkaido. With floor-to-ceiling home windows that afford views of Nakajima Park and Toyohira River, friends will expertise the wealthy nature of Sapporo from the consolation of their room.

The lodge’s public area will embody areas that carry totally different pure expressions to life: the entrance foyer with a water function, the library lounge with a fire, and the lounge space surrounded by lush greenery.

Its meals and beverage providing contains an all-day eating area that overlooks the Toyohira River, a present kitchen full of vibrant atmosphere, and a kappo-style Japanese restaurant with counter seats the place friends can take pleasure in some culinary theatre by the cooks. On the coronary heart of the area is a snug lounge and bar the place friends can take pleasure in tea time or night cocktails, in an area that gives genuine experiences by means of its forest theme and up to date artwork.

Sapporo is a well-liked vacationer vacation spot that balances Hokkaido’s wealthy nature with the allure of town. It’s famend for its lovely seasonal surroundings, meals experiences, recent seafood, and plentiful occasions such because the “Sapporo Snow Competition”.

InterContinental Sapporo would be the first worldwide luxurious lodge in Sapporo Metropolis.

IHG Inns & Resorts Japan and Micronesia Managing Director and CEO of IHG ANA Inns Group Japan, Abhijay Sandilya mentioned: “I’m honored that AXA Life Insurance coverage Firm will introduce IHG’s flagship InterContinental model to Hokkaido with the opening of InterContinental Sapporo. Because the world’s largest luxurious lodge model, and one with a robust presence and heritage in Japan, we’re assured that the InterContinental model will entice each home and worldwide vacationers because it debuts in Sapporo as the primary worldwide luxurious lodge in Sapporo Metropolis. Its prime location in Nakajima Park space, we count on it to rapidly turn into a favorite vacation spot for enterprise, leisure and MICE vacationers to town.”

In Japan, IHG Inns & Resorts operates 44 inns beneath six manufacturers: InterContinental, Kimpton, ANA Crowne Plaza, Vacation Inn, Vacation Inn Specific, and Resort Indigo.

Eight extra inns are scheduled to open sooner or later, together with Regent Inns & Resorts, Six Senses Inns Resorts Spa, voco Inns and the Vignette Assortment.