Comfort Hotel Tokyo Higashi Nihombashi
1-10-11 Nihombashi Bakurocho
Phone: (81) 3 5645 3311
Fax: (81) 3 5645 3302
Beauty & Spas
Jakotsu-yu has been a popular hot spring in Tokyo for many years. This hot spring is different from other Japanese hot springs because the color of the water is black. It is said that this black water makes blood circulation improve. In many cases, people who have tattoos are not allowed to enter hot springs in Japan, however Jakotsu-yu permits those with body art. Come enjoy Japanese bath culture!
Tipness is the biggest and best fitness chain in the Tokyo area. There are Tipness gyms in Akasaka, Gotanda, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Roppongi and more, twelve in all. The layout and offerings vary from place to place but the standard is pretty high. You will always have a good training machine array, and a decent free-weight area. Most Tipness facilities also have a pool, sauna and jacuzzi. Some offer tanning and massage facilities.
Spa Laqua is located in Tokyo Dome City. Laqua has many spa facilities and services, such as open air baths, whirlpool baths, saunas and massages. Spa Laqua will surely recover you from your travel fatigue, allowing you the opportunity to spend a wonderful time in a relaxed atmosphere. Please note that It is prohibited for people with tattoos to enter Spa Laqua. Please check the website if you wish to get more information.
Open since 1986, this salon provides a full range of services for nails, including manicure, pedicure, sculptured nails and nail art in a relaxing atmosphere. It offers five different manicure menus.
Kakimoto Arms in the Roppongi Hills is part of a chain that is extremely popular with Japan's young painfully fashion conscious set. It's much more than a hair salon - it's a place to get an elaborate manicure, or a relaxing 'head spa' treatment; it's a great place to relax alone, or get pampered with friends.
An upscale salon in the heart of Tokyo, Boudoir lives up to the decadence and privacy its name suggests. Covering a range of services from facials, manicures, and pedicures to waxing and eyelash and eyebrow tinting, all services are performed by friendly and English-speaking staff. Boudoir prides itself on its Western style, as it is fully foreign owned and operated. With high standards of hygiene and convenient hours, it is the perfect place to relax and be pampered.
Hiroki Miyamura, celebrity hair-stylist du jour, makes the rather lofty promise that he can make any woman look like a 'beautiful star'. As women continue to flock to him, you have to take him at his word. The salon itself, is something of a creative masterpiece - the ceiling is adorned with hundreds of curls, made from plastic-laminated wood-pulp paper. Nail treatments are also available.
If you're looking to be pampered and emerge on the other side with bedazzled nails, then Createur Reveal is the place to go. Manicures are an art form in Japan; rhinestones are embedded in polish, unbelievably intricate designs are painted on - the precision here is eye-opening. Once you get your nails done, you'll be unable to look away. Eriko Kurosaki is one of the best-known 'nailists' in the city so you know that with his staff, you're in good hands.
As you can imagine, a trendy hair salon in Harajuku is a nice mix of the cutting-edge and the bizarre. Yuya Nara, one of Tokyo's best known hair stylists, works here and he has a large celebrity clientele. You can buy quirky hair accessories here, including turbans and a range of wigs, and prices are decidedly reasonable. Be sure to make an appointment, particularly if you want to select a certain stylist. Closed on Tuesdays.
Do Sports Plaza has the usual assortment of machines and free weights, a seven-lane, 25-meter pool, jacuzzi, massage pool and sauna. One thing Do Sports offers which most fitness centers do not have is squash courts. Something else that which comes highly recommended is the cold baths alternated with hot baths. Go from hot to cold, hot to cold--after a few soaks, you will feel relaxed and invigorated at the same time.
Only in Tokyo could you find a hot-spring theme park, and why not? Hot springs, traditionally believed to have healing and restorative properties, are older than Japan itself—so why shouldn't everyone have access to them, for a fee of course. Ooedo-Onsen Monogatari to the rescue! Located in Daiba, this establishment is open almost all night, catering to anyone and everyone. Entry entitles you to a yukata of your choice, a private locker and access to a variety of baths and massages. Or you can quaff a cold one while meandering around the Edo-themed food court where you can also buy some souvenirs. Sounds cheesy, but really it's fun and easy. Just go!
Taiyousen ("hot-spring the sun"), is a traditional neighborhood sento. Upon entry, take off your shoes and put on the sandals provided. Go to the dressing room, change and then pay at the raised bandai, which is used to manage the baths. Usually the attendant is an old woman who collects fees while also acting as a "lifeguard." The dressing rooms, shower rooms and public baths are spacious. The walls are adorned with a mural of a European landscape. Use of the sauna is free, and there are sofas in the lobby for lounging.