The Narita Hilton and Narita Airport

The pin marks the location of the Hilton Tokyo Narita Hotel

Narita is a city in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, and is the location of one of Tokyo’s two major airports, Tokyo-Narita International. The other airport, Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport, is in the southern part of the city of Tokyo. Tokyo-Narita International Airport is located 37 miles west of central Tokyo. The city of Narita has an estimated population of 132,000 and and area of 82.56 square miles.

Tokyo-Narita International Airport as seen from the window of our room at the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel.

Front exterior view of the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel.

Indoor fountain in the reception area of the lobby, Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel. The open air central courtyard is surrounded by a large, circular lobby. Water from the fountain cascades under the wall and flows to the stone mountain-shaped fountain in the center of the courtyard.

View of the hotel’s circular lobby looking toward the reception desk. The hotel employees were very courteous and most helpful.

A reflective stone sculpture feature in the hotel lobby with a view of the courtyard behind.

This indoor water feature give the appearance of being joined to the pond outside, with the window in between.

Hundreds of colorful balloons fill the space above the shopping area in the great circular lobby at the Hilton Tokyo Narita Airport Hotel.

On our way to the airport, we saw a lot of directional signs on the side of the road. I felt like a “Stranger in a Strange Land”. If I were driving, and looking for anything but the airport, I’d be lost.

Once we arrived at Narita Airport, a 10 minute drive, the shuttle bus stopped at Terminal 2 to drop off and pick up passengers. Then we were off to Terminal 1.

We arrived at Terminal 1. exited the shuttle bus, retrieved our luggage from underneath and proceeded into the Terminal.

In the next post we’ll check in and spend a fun afternoon at Narita Airport. We’ll then fly to Singapore, take a taxi to our hotel.

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