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Following MacArthur's Footsteps: Part I, Hotel New Grand
Now the hotel stands as a historical landmark flanked by a new and cosmopolitan Yokohama. Hotel New Grand is about a fifteen minute walk down the promenade from Minato-Mirai station and about a five minute walk from Chinatown. The hotel offers rooms that are a little pricey for the average tourist, but also has a few restaurants. The most notable eatery is Le Normandie, a French restaurant that offers gourmet food and excellent views of Yokohama bay. Visit http://www.hotel-newgrand.co.jp/english/ for more information.
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