Editor's Note — CNN Insider Guides are thoroughly checked for accuracy.Given the fluid nature of the travel industry, however, some listings may fall out of date before guides can be updated.(Paris in 2013 will make 10.)The Peninsula Tokyo is located in the city's ritzy Ginza district, a stroll away from designer boutiques and Michelin-starred restaurants.
The menu is varied: sweet offerings (see above), omelets, sandwiches (Cuban, falafel), salads (including a tasty Cobb) and pastas.
When the weather's nice, we recommend grabbing a table on the patio. They sell Japanese food of different forms and flavors -- grilled meat, seafood, veggies, the works -- along with sweaty mugs of draft beer and whisky soda.
Sure, these are not luxury rooms, but they're nothing to complain about and just a few strides from Yebisu Garden Place, with its shops, restaurants and beer museum (Sapporo Breweries' headquarters is there, too).
This hotel is for travelers who crave designer digs.
It would be wise to watch your head as you climb the winding wood and metal staircase to the second and third floors, but it's also worth taking in the décor, which includes helmets and camouflage netting.
It feels like you're in an army bunker, albeit one with dark red curtains.
This cherry tree-fringed hotel is a winner because of its quiet and strategic location.
It's a two-minute walk from the train and subway lines at Meguro station, including the handy Yamanote route that circles the city.
Don't bother trying to count the sushi restaurants in Tokyo (we didn't) -- there are just too many.
From high-end to back alley, there are enough places peddling this famous raw-fish-based creation to keep this city's customers satisfied, not to mention the millions of annual visitors.
The hotel occupies a pricey piece of sky, beginning on the 41st floor of a high-rise in the city's Shinjuku neighborhood.