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Why we like it
- All rooms have large panoramic windows with views of the city
- Modern décor throughout the hotel
- Complimentary internet access and WIFI in the hotel's lounge
- Shine Spa for Sheraton, the perfect place to rejuvenate body and mind
- The main restaurant boats a luxurious sushi bar, an intimate Teppanyaki grill and spectacular Kaiseki menus
- An excellent 5 star luxury hotel and the perfect base to explore Hiroshima
Upgrade to one of the 29 club rooms to enjoy the benefits of the superb club lounge and the privacy of being on an exclusive floor at the hotel.
While planning our trip to Japan I dealt with two Vickys (Smith and Hamlin). They were both delightful - being articulate, helpful and most efficient. Their knowledge about Japan was very much appreciated. The few changes we requested to the first suggested itinerary were carried out quickly and to our complete satisfaction. You have two highly talented ladies who obviously love their job and are a great credit to A&K. We
- PD, London
The Sheraton sits behind Hiroshima station with good access for onwards travel and also for the city tram lines. The hotel offers 238 guest rooms including 5 lavish suites, all rooms are contemporary with clean lines and neutral colours. Each bathroom has a large bathtub as well as separate shower. The hotel has two restaurants and a lounge offering a scrumptious afternoon tea. The Shine Spa boasts an array of treatment rooms as well as an indoor heated swimming pool and fitness suite. The hotel is close to Memorial Cathedral for World Peace, Hiroshima Castle, and Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.
Best time to be there
Spring (late March to April) for cherry blossom, early summer (May to early June) for warm sunshine, autumn (October to November) for sunny weather and spectacular colours.
Osaka/ Tokyo Narita and Haneda (Japan Airlines, British Airways)
12 hours 30 minutes from London
GMT +9 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
No vaccinations required
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Suggested itineraries in Japan
Luxury Small Group Journeys - Classic Japan 2016
Nights: 9 | from £5,879pp
Immerse yourself in Japanese culture on this 10 night journey where you'll experience religious rituals, sample Kyoto's cuisine and learn the art of Zen meditation.
Japan, Hong Kong and the Ryukyu Islands Cruise
Nights: 15 | from £15,431pp
Explore the rarely visited Ryukyu Islands, as well as Taiwan and Hong Kong, accompanied by an award-winning expedition team on L’Austral.
Nights: 11 | from £5,100pp
Journey through the heart of Japan, mixing its pulsating cit-ies with its ancient temples, age-old traditions, sacred is-lands, sake breweries, 20th-century tragedies and natural splendour.
Sushi and Sashimi
Nights: 11 | from £5,450pp
Food, culture and history are intertwined in this unique destination: not for nothing has Washoku – traditional Japanese cuisine – been inscribed on UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. Immerse yourself in Japan’s flavours while exploring its ancient cities and temples for a fascinating insight into the national psyche.
Okinawa Beach Break
Nights: 4 | from £1,670pp
For an extraordinary beach getaway, journey to the powdery white sands and azure waters of Okinawa, home to some of the world’s most beautiful marine life.
Luxury Small Group Journeys - Classic Japan 2017
Nights: 8 | from £7,535pp
Experience the juxtaposition of fast-paced, neon-lit Tokyo and Osaka with the serene and culture-rich surroundings of ancient Kyoto
Highlights of Japan
Nights: 8 | from £4,775pp
Japan has a wealth of treasures, but if are short on time and want to cram as much as possible into your time in this intriguing country, this whittle-stop tour of cultural gems is the solution.
Colours of Japan
Nights: 10 | from £5,595pp
This 11 day itinerary highlights the beautiful colours of Japan, from ancient temples framed by the confetti like blossom of cherry trees to the fiery Autumn leaves (koyo) of gingko and maples.
Wonders of Japan 2017
Nights: 12 | from £13,123pp
Experience scenic, compelling Japan, visiting unique ports and rarely seen wilderness areas in luxury on board exclusively chartered L'Austral.
Onsens & Snow Monkeys
Nights: 2 | from £760pp
Visit the Snow Monkey Park where red-faced Japanese macaques or snow monkeys can be seen bathing and relaxing in volcanic hot springs.