Hello Kitty Celebrates her 40th in Grand Style

To wow your family with unforgettable memories, Keio Plaza Hotel Tama rents stunning Hello Kitty Rooms, special guest rooms decorated with the favorite character “Hello Kitty.”

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Guestrooms sleeping up to three have two queen beds and feature the adorable feline fatale on the walls and the furniture, all over the floor, and throughout the room service menu. The headboards of each bed are covered in 3-D figures of Hello Kitty and Mimmy to ensure the purrfect dream state experience.

Celebrating the 45th year of Sanrio’s famous feline brand, Keio Plaza Tama has specially created Hello Kitty accessories including Hello Kitty letter sets, pens, plastic bags, slippers and other goods that guests are encouraged to take home as a souvenir of one of the very best nights of their nine lives.

Which Kitty Room is Purrfect for You?

The Kitty Town Room design is a cacophony of color, with renderings of Hello Kitty up, down, and around urban Tokyo splashed on every 2D surface. Look for large cushions decorated with the Hello Kitty motif of red ribbons and foot throws of her playing in an amusement park.

New for 2019, the 5th anniversary of launching themed rooms in Tama, fans can also choose rooms themed for Hello Kitty’s friends, My Melody and Little Twin Stars (Kiki and Lala.) The My Melody Rooms feature a 3D relief of the innocent young thing wearing a red hood and playing on a swing made by her father, set against a lush forest background.

The Little Twin Stars Rooms have Kiki and Lala playing in a variety of scenes at an amusement park among the clouds. Pink furnishings include cloud and star pillows and accessories.

Keio Plaza Tama is Next Door to Hello Kitty’s Playground

My Melody guestroom
My Melody guestrooms feature characters in the forest.

The 248-room Keio Plaza Hotel Tama is in Tama-city, a newer suburb with its own metro station, shopping malls and futuristic looking architecture. Hello Kitty fans know it as the home of Sanrio Puroland, the delightful Hello Kitty theme park that’s a must-see for families visiting Tokyo. 

This is where the newest rooms are and, in a fun twist, wallpaper and carpet in these guestrooms show the city of Tokyo where Keio Plaza Hotel, Keio Department Store, and Keio Railway are shown along with an amusement park. 

A Keio Plaza Hotel Deal Purrfect for You!

Hello Kitty and Mimmy
Hello Kitty and Mimmy are portrayed in a 3D relief showing them riding a roller coaster in new Keio Plaza Tama rooms.

Keio Plaza Hotels have welcomed fans ranging from girls in ankle socks to celebrities like Lady Gaga, making these rooms sell-outs. Each season, they design special packages that might include room service breakfast, a special amenity and family pricing. 

If you’re with kids, note that the Tama hotel is near the theme park and packages that include park entry tickets will be the best value. Check out the Keio Plaza Tama website for a variety of seasonal family offers. To reserve this as a holiday treat or book ahead, please call Reservations in Japan at +81-42-374-0111.

Don’t Hiss if You Can’t Celebrate Hello Kitty in Japan

Of course, merchandise sporting Hello Kitty’s portrait is available far and wide, including a line of cosmetics at Sephora, other themed hotel rooms in Malaysia and Hong Kong, at a Hello Kitty shop at Universal Studios Florida, even on two food trucks travelng the USA.

In addition to several Hello Kitty merchandise shopes in California and the flagship Sanrio store in Los Angeles’ Japanese Village, a fabulous new Sanrio just opened in Hollywood.

Look for the latest souvenirs of other favorite characters including Gudetama, Aggretsuko, My Melody, Little Twin Stars, Chococat and Keroppi. You can also window shop at Sanrio, her owner’s site. Still, nothing beats sleeping in her arms.

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