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Special Notice About February 25th and the Tokyo Marathon 2018

Please be advised that, due to the holding of Tokyo Marathon 2018, Sunday, February 25th, 2018, access to the Imperial will be limited to certain routes and congestion is expected to be substantial on that day.
We suggest guests and patrons use the trains and subway to the extent possible while the streets in our vicinity are closed to traffic. Please note the following:



1. AREAS AROUND THE HOTEL :


1.) Hibiya Dori Street, which runs in front of the Main Entrance of the Imperial, will be completely closed to traffic from the Hibiya intersection to the Onarimon intersection from 9:35 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

2.) Harumi Dori Street, the main thoroughfare intersecting the Ginza, will also be completely closed to traffic from the Iwaidabashi intersection to the Sukiyabashi intersection from 9:35 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

3.) Harumi Dori Street, from the Sukiyabashi intersection to Ginza 4 intersection, will be closed on one side, to all traffic going in the direction of Tsukiji, from 9:35 a.m. to 2:40 p.m.

4.) Chuo Dori Street will be completely closed to traffic from the Ginza 4 intersection to the Nihonbashi 3 intersection from 9:30 a.m. to 2:35 p.m.

Please note we have also been informed that pedestrians between nearby stations and our hotel may not cross Hibiya Dori Street nor Harumi Dori Street during the periods indicated above.
For detailed information regarding restrictions, please refer to the official website of Tokyo Marathon 2018.


2. WHEN COMING FROM NARITA and HANEDA AIRPORT


On February 25th, guests coming to The Imperial from Narita Airport may wish to consider two options:

1.) Narita Express : From Narita Airport, take the Narita Express train to Tokyo Station, change to the JR Yamanote Line and alight at Shimbashi Station. Traffic conditions around Tokyo Station will make considerable detouring necessary when using a taxi, but access to the hotel by taxi service from Shimbashi Station is expected to be relatively easy.

2.) Airport Limousine Bus to the HOTEL: Limousine bus service time will be subject to change during the Marathon. Also, busses both from Narita airport and Haneda airport will not stop at the Imperial Hotel during certain time, and we suggest you alight at Dai-Ichi Hotel, where we will meet you and escort you to The Imperial.

 【 NARITA Limousine bus 】
 *( ) = (Terminal3 / T1 South Wing / T2 North Wing )
 Depertures at Terminal 2
 08:10 a.m. ( 08:05 a.m. / 08:15 a.m. / 08:20 a.m. )
 10:00 a.m. ( 09:55 a.m. / 10:05 a.m. / 10:10 a.m. )
 11:45 a.m. ( 11:40 a.m. / 11:50 a.m. / 11:55 a.m. )
 12:40 p.m. ( 12:35 p.m. / 12:45 p.m. / 12:50 p.m. )
 01:30 p.m. ( 01:25 p.m. / 01:35 p.m. / 01:40 p.m. )
 02:30 p.m. ( 02:25 p.m. / 02:35 p.m. / 02:40 p.m. )

 【 HANEDA Limousine bus 】
 *( ) = ( International Terminal / T1 )
 Depertures at Terminal 2
 01:25 p.m. ( 01:15 p.m. / 01:30 p.m. )

3.) Airport Limousine Bus to AIRPORT : Limousine bus service time will be subject to change during the Marathon. Also, busses both to Narita airport and Haneda airport will not depart from the Imperial Hotel during certain time, and we suggest you get on at Dai-Ichi Hotel, to where we will escort you from the Hotel.

Please refer to the website of Airport Limousine.


3. WHEN USING TRAIN OR SUBWAY LINES : Click here. (PDF: 320KB)


You are requested to use the following exits when using the train or subway:

JR Stations :

Yurakucho : As crossing Harumi Dori Street will be prohibited, leave Yurakucho Station from the Hibiya Exit, then enter the A2 or A3 Exit of Hibiya Station in front of the JAL Plaza. Follow the underground passage to the A5 , A12 or A13 Exits of Hibiya Station (about 7 minutes on foot).

* For wheelchair users of the JR line or for those with a baby stroller, we recommend using Shimbashi station instead of Yurakucho.

Shimbashi : Leave the station via the Ginza Exit heading towards Sotobori Dori Street down Corridor Dori Street to Miyuki Dori Street (about 9 minutes on foot). If taking a taxi from Shimbashi Station, exit via the Shiodome Exit.

Tokyo : Taking a taxi from Tokyo Station will necessitate detour routes. We suggest instead guests take the Yamanote Line train to Shimbashi for easier access.
Pedestrain traffic along Hibiya Dori Street and Harumi Dori Street will not be restricted, but large crowds are anticipated.

Subway Stations :

Exit via the following :
From the Chiyoda Line Hibiya Station, use Exits A5 , A12 or A13.
From the Hibiya Line Hibiya Station, use Exits A5 , A12 or A13.
From the Marunouchi Line Ginza Station, use Exit C1 and then the Hibiya Station Exits A5 , A12 or A13.
From the Yurakucho Line Yurakucho Station, use the Hibiya Station Exits A5 , A12 or A13.
From the Mita Toei Line Uchisaiwai-cho Station use Exit A5.

* Tokyo Midtown Hibiya exits will be available on February 25th.


4. WHEN USING CAR : Click here. (PDF: 360KB)





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