Held “Tokyo Spring Day Boat Play” where you can enjoy cherry blossoms from rickshaws and chartered boats

2021.03.07

The Japanese inn “Hoshinoya Tokyo” will hold “Tokyo Spring Day Boat Play” from March 25th to April 10th, 2021 where you can enjoy cherry blossoms from rickshaws and chartered boats. In this activity, you will drive to Nihonbashi Pier, which is the platform for boats, and then take a boat from Nihonbashi River to Sumida River to see the highlights of cherry blossoms along the Tsukuda Island coast and Oyoko River.
On the boat, we will offer a special cherry-blossom viewing lunch box and sake with a pale color reminiscent of spring. In a private space called a chartered boat, you can enjoy an elegant spring time with your family and friends, away from your busy daily life. In addition, we will implement corona measures such as hygiene management and three-cs avoidance so that you can participate with peace of mind.

The town of Edo prospered as a “city of water” with advanced water transportation functions for transporting goods and people. In the vibrant town of Edo, where wholesalers and markets were born around the waterways and restaurants spread around it, people found a lot of fun at the waterside. One of them is “Fune play” where you can enjoy the rich waterside scenery of the four seasons from the boat.

In spring, the cherry blossoms planted by the Tokugawa Shogunate in Edo along the Sumida River are in full bloom, and the shogunate encouraged the common people to go to the resort, so it is said that people enjoyed cherry blossom viewing from the boat. In Hoshinoya Tokyo, we planned this activity with the desire to spend an elegant and luxurious spring time away from everyday life while feeling the atmosphere of Edo.

Three points to enjoy "Tokyo Spring Day Boat Play"

1. Enjoy the view of cherry blossoms and the waterside of Tokyo from the top of the boat

Take a chartered boat from the Nihonbashi River to the Sumida River, and from among the many highlights of the cherry blossoms on the riverside, tour the spots that are in full bloom on that day according to the tide level and flowering conditions. From the open pier seats outdoors, you can enjoy the scenery of Tokyo’s tourist attractions such as Eitai Bridge and Tokyo Sky Tree, as well as the beautiful cherry blossoms that bloom along the river.

In addition, the guide of “Fune Play Mizuha” who operates the boat will introduce the surrounding tourist attractions such as the history of the bridge and the town. Even in places you are familiar with, you can discover charms that you have never noticed by looking at them from a new perspective from the boat.

2. Cherry-blossom viewing from a rickshaw where you can enjoy an extraordinary feeling

3. Special Hanami bento and Hanami sake by a long-established restaurant

For lunch, the long-established restaurant “Shin-Kaika”, which has a store under Kanda Myojin, will prepare a special cherry-blossom viewing lunch box originally tailored for Hoshinoya Tokyo so that you can enjoy it while watching the cherry blossoms on the boat.

Inside the two-tiered wooden layer, there is “Sakura Chirashizushi”, which is a vinegared rice made with black vinegar and a slightly cherry-colored sea bream kelp, as well as colorful spring ingredients such as bamboo shoots and wild plants. It’s full of side dishes.

In addition to offering sparkling sake for a toast, you can compare several types of seasonal sake carefully selected by Hoshinoya Tokyo staff along with delicious side dishes.

Schedule example

12:00 Depart Hoshinoya Tokyo
Move to Nihonbashi Pier by rickshaw
12:30 Boarding from Nihonbashi Pier
Cruise while enjoying cherry blossom viewing and dining
14:00 Disembark at Nihonbashi Pier
Take a taxi to Hoshinoya Tokyo
14:30 Arrive at Hoshinoya Tokyo

Overview of "Tokyo Spring Day Boat Play"

Period: March 25th-April 10th, 2021
Time: 12: 00-14: 30 (boarding time 90 minutes)
Set: Nihonbashi Pier
Capacity: 1 group per day (2-4 people)
Price: 2 people 102,000 yen, 3 people 132,000 yen, 4 people 142,000 yen (tax / service charge not included, accommodation charge not included)
Included: Cruise (chartered), rickshaw (one way), cherry-blossom lunch, sake
Target: Hoshinoya Tokyo guest

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* Schedule and contents may be partially changed depending on the situation.
* Depending on the flowering situation, you may not be able to see the cherry blossoms.
* The return trip from the pier to Hoshinoya Tokyo is not included in the price.

Highest level corona countermeasure declaration

[1] Hygiene management
At Hoshino Resorts, as part of our corona measures, we take the following measures in consideration of our customers’ health and public health.
・ Temperature measurement at check-in
・ In addition to normal guest room cleaning, cleaning and wiping with alkaline electrolyzed water inside the hotel
・ Alcohol for sterilization is installed in various places in the building
・ Rubbing alcohol for hand disinfection is installed in all guest rooms
・ Alcohol disinfection of fingers for all customers when entering the restaurant
・ High-temperature cleaning of tableware (plates, glasses) and cutlery (80 degrees or higher), disinfection cleaning of meal trays
・ Install partitions such as panels and vinyl sheets on the front
・ Wear a mask when serving customers in the hall
・ Thorough management of staff health and hygiene (temperature measurement and record confirmation before going to work)
・ Humidifiers that maintain a humidity of 40% or more are installed in all guest rooms (excluding facilities in Hoshinoya Tokyo and Okinawa Prefecture).
・ QR code of menus in restaurants (all facilities of the world brand)

[2] 3 Dense avoidance
We take the following measures to create a stay that avoids the three “denseness” of closed, dense, and close.
・ The degree of congestion in the large communal bath can be seen on a smartphone.
・ Restrictions on admission and entry in places where congestion is confirmed during your stay
・ Manage restaurant congestion and decentralize entry time
・ At the time of check-out front payment, entry restrictions will be implemented as appropriate.
・ Check-in support in guest rooms (Hoshinoya Kai)

>[Hoshino Resort] Corona measures summary

Hoshinoya Tokyo
Opened in July 2016 with the concept of “Tower’s Japanese Ryokan”. Hoshinoya’s first urban inn with a traditional Japanese-style room with tatami mats, a living room lounge on each floor, and a hot spring on the top floor, where you can take off your shoes at the entrance.
1-9-1, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo / 84 guest rooms
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