Hotel Nikko stands tall in Kanazawa’s Honmachi district in Japan, photographed last year. NIKKO HOTELS INTERNATIONAL VIA FACEBOOK

Japanese company Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co Ltd announced on Friday that it will open its first Nikko Phnom Penh Hotel in the capital by 2022, a press release issued by the company said.

The hotel will be located in the 23-storey Japan Trade Centre (JTC) building, which is under construction and is planned to be completed by 2021.

The release, obtained by The Post on Saturday, said the rental agreement between Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co Ltd and UY United Co Ltd, the owner of the JTC building, will be signed on December 25.

The hotel will offer 201 guest rooms on floors 14 to 22 of the building.