Hotels to dream about

The open-plan lobby of Tokyo’s Trunk Hotel has a lively atmosphere throughout the day.
The open-plan lobby of Tokyo’s Trunk Hotel has a lively atmosphere throughout the day.PHOTO: TOKYO TRUNK HOTEL

Socialising may be restricted now, but when the coronavirus cloud clears, these hotels can add a meaningful shine to your vacation

As I stepped into Tokyo's Trunk Hotel (trunk-hotel.com), the first thing that hits is the lively atmosphere in the open-plan lobby, buzzing with meetings and the tapping of laptop keyboards among its tables and low-slung seats.

Throughout the day, baristas churn out aromatic brews and, when evening comes, mixologists shake up creative cocktails.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 15, 2020, with the headline 'Hotels to dream about'. Print Edition | Subscribe