CapitaLand’s lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), will be opening lyf Tenjin Fukuoka, Ascott’s first lyf-branded coliving property in Japan on 16 June 2021.
The 131-unit lyf Tenjin Fukuoka is strategically located in Tenjin, the major shopping and recreational centre of Fukuoka, and is near the business district as well.
The coliving property is also near the trendy Daimyo and Imaizumi areas, surrounded by major malls, vintage stores, boutique outlets, local street food stalls, chic cafes and a vibrant nightlife scene.
lyf Tenjin Fukuoka is close to cultural attractions such as the Kushida Shrine and Tochoji Temple.
It is also a five-minute walk from the Nishitetsu Fukuoka and Tenjin Minami train stations, and a 20-minute drive from the Fukuoka Airport. The property is also part of Resola Imaizumi Terrace by NTT Urban Development, a development with commercial, retail and food & beverage components.
Private spaces and digital experience
lyf Tenjin Fukuoka offers a variety of studio apartments such as:
- One of a Kind
- Side by Side
- One of a Kind Plus
- Side by Side Plus
The apartments are ideal for solo guests or couples and are also suitable for guests on long or short stay.
Each apartment comes with a private bathroom, smart TV, work desk and complimentary high-speed WiFi.
Providing a digital experience through the ‘Discover ASR’ mobile app, guests can access their apartments via a mobile key. Guests can also perform mobile check-in and out, make contactless payments, interact with other guests via the in-app social wall and communicate with lyf Guards.
The coliving property features social spaces such as the ‘Connect’ zone with open coworking and lounge spaces that enable guests to build connections, collaborate, exchange and spark new ideas. Weekly activities such as talks on self-development or wellness, photography, cooking or craft workshops will be held virtually and in person.
There is also a pool table for guests to interact, play and unwind. The fully equipped social kitchen, ‘Bond’ allows guests to connect while whipping up a meal.
At the ‘Wash & Hang’ laundromat, guests can also strike up new conversations while waiting for their laundry.
At the ‘Refuel’ café and bar, guests can enjoy local delights and gather for a cup of coffee in the morning or a nightcap in the evening. The double height walls that are cladded with corrugated shipping container panels portray Fukuoka as a port city.
The apartments are designed with a blend of wooden panels and patterned wallpaper for a modern yet natural and minimalistic look. The wallpaper in each apartment is unique, featuring colourful illustrations that reflect Fukuoka’s cultural identity by Singaporean artist, Mr Alvin Tan.
The social spaces are also adorned with artworks by two local artists from Fukuoka – Kazuhiko Ifuku and Marumiyan, depicting Fukuoka’s rich culinary culture and community. Please see Annex for more information on the artworks and its artists.
To celebrate the opening of lyf Tenjin Fukuoka, members of Ascott’s loyalty programme, Ascott Star Rewards (ASR) get to enjoy up to 45% off the Best Flexible Rates.
Rates start from JPY 3,250 per night for a ‘One of A Kind’ apartment. The promotion is valid till 31 December 2021. Sign up for ASR membership is complimentary. For more information on lyf Tenjin Fukuoka or to make a reservation, please visit here.