Mercure Okinawa Naha opens its doors as Accor's first hotel on Japan's southern islands
A newly built hotel in the city of Naha, Mercure Okinawa Naha, is ready to welcome guests.
- (1888PressRelease) May 16, 2012 - Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Asia Pacific, announced the opening of Mercure Okinawa Naha, a newly built hotel located in the city of Naha, Okinawa Prefecture.
The hotel consists of 260 guest rooms with contemporary designs and fully equipped room amenities. The hotel's restaurant, Bistro De La Mer, is an all-day dinning venue that serves French-inspired dishes in a cosy ambiance designed under the theme "the sea" or "la mer" in French. The hotel also provides meeting rooms for small-to-medium size meetings, Wi-Fi internet access, and a computer corner for guests.
"We are very excited to further extend the Mercure brand network and Accor's presence in Japan to include Naha (Okinawa) and providing more choice to visitors to the Japanese Southern Islands." says Patrick Basset, Vice President for Accor Vietnam, the Philippines, South Korea and Japan. "All of the hotels within the Mercure network in Japan bring together the best of French and Japanese hospitality which combined delivers a distinctive and unique guest experience that has made the Mercure brand in Japan a favourite for both Japanese and international visitors."
Situated right in front of Tsubogawa Mono Rail station, the hotel overlooks the Ounoyama Park across the Kokuba River and is around 10 mins from Naha Airport by both monorail or by car. The hotel is only a short distance from the Kokusai Dori, Naha City's main street full of souvenir shops, department stores, and entertainment.
Mercure Okinawa Naha is the first Accor hotel in the Okinawa Prefecture. This hotel will extend the Mercure brand network to 6 hotels, and making it the 9th hotel in Accor's Japan network.
About Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture
Naha is located in the southern part of Okinawa Island. Okinawa is Japan's most southern prefecture consisting of hundreds of smaller islands covering over 1,000 km long. One of the most popular destinations in Japan, some 700 km away from the south-western tip of Kyushu, Okinawa is a well-known destination for its beautiful beach areas and several cultural and historical sites that differs from that of mainland Japan.