Hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei will open in January 2022 | Your money
TOKYO – (BUSINESS WIRE) – May 30, 2021 –
Okura Hotel Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that in January 2022, he will be opening the Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei hotel in the world-famous and much-loved city of Kyoto, the former capital of Japan. The company has contracted with Mitsubishi Estate Co., Ltd. to manage the new property.
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Garden view of the Okura Kyoto Hotel Okazaki Bettei (Graphic: Business Wire)
The new hotel will offer 60 rooms with an area of 40 m², including eight suites of 80 m² on the theme of a mountain villa. It will be located near the historic Okazaki Betsuin Temple, overlooking the rich natural environment of the temple grounds, with the suites and a few other rooms providing guests with changing views of the seasonal landscape in its Japanese gardens. The hotel will also include a restaurant on the first floor with large windows allowing guests to enjoy similar views; there will also be a lounge and a fitness center.
The interior of the hotel is designed by ” KEEP ON GOING “A project team made up of six young heirs to traditional Kyoto craftsmanship who came together in 2012 to promote them.
Hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei overlooks Marutamachi Dori in the Rakuto and Okazaki districts of Kyoto, close to many of the city’s famous sights, with Heian Shrine, Nanzenji Temple and Kyoto City Zoo in proximity. In addition, the Okazaki region is known for its culture and art and contains many museums and other cultural facilities where guests can enjoy exhibits of a wide variety of traditional Kyoto art and crafts as well as Noh theatrical performances.
Readers of the world’s leading travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler ranked Kyoto as the best large city in the world in a 2020 poll, calling it “one of the best-preserved cities in Japan.”
Toshihiro Ogita, President, Hotel Okura Co., Ltd., said, “We are delighted to open a new hotel in Kyoto, a city that was ranked among the world’s most attractive cities in 2020. Kyoto continues to grow. attract a lot of people. of the attention of people around the world. As one of the leading hotel groups in Japan, we will welcome guests from all over the world to the post-COVID era with the sophisticated hospitality that only a small luxury hotel can provide.
Overview of the hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei
Address: 26-6, Okazaki Tennocho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City
Total floor area: about 2860 square meters
Layout: 4 floors
Number of bedrooms: 60
Facilities: restaurant, lounge, bar, fitness center
Access: approximately 20 minutes by car from JR Kyoto station.
About a 14-minute walk from Keage subway station
Okura Hotels & Resorts properties in Kyoto
Coinciding with the opening of the Okura Kyoto Hotel Okazaki Bettei in 2022, Kyoto Hotel Okura, with which the Okura Hotel Co., Ltd. entered into a business alliance since 2001, will change its name to Hotel Okura Kyoto. As of January 2022, the Okura Co., Ltd. will operate two properties of the Hotel Okura brand in Kyoto.
Hotel Okura Kyoto, located in central Kyoto, will continue to provide services as a large hotel incorporating accommodation, banquet and catering facilities. Hotel Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei, located in a quiet area surrounded by many historical sites and cultural and artistic attractions, will provide services like a small luxury hotel, reminiscent of a retreat in harmony with the nature of Kyoto.
Hotel Okura will continue to offer guests a variety of accommodation styles in Kyoto, one of Japan’s most popular tourist destinations, in keeping with the characteristics of each region.
About Hotel Okura Co., Ltd.
Okura Hotel Co., Ltd., founded in 1958, opened its flagship Hotel Okura Tokyo in 1962 as a first-class hotel that quickly became famous around the world for its blend of traditional Japanese beauty with the best of accommodation, cuisine and of service. It closed in August 2015, and after four years of reconstruction work, it reopened as Okura Tokyo.
Hotel Okura has extensive expertise in the hospitality world, including asset ownership and hotel development, as well as hotel management, catering and chain operations through its subsidiaries and others. group companies. The brand unites member hotels under its “Best Accommodation, Food and Service” philosophy to ensure that all guests experience Okura’s signature hospitality, which combines Japanese attention to detail and Western functionality. Please visit www.okura.com.
Okura Nikko Hotel Management Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hotel Okura, operates 78 establishments (53 in Japan and 25 abroad) with some 24,164 rooms (as of May 31, 2021) under three hotel groups: Okura Hotels & Resorts, Nikko Hotels International and JAL City Hotel. Please visit www.okura-nikko.com.
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CONTACT: Media contacts
Ms. Ikuko Arai, Mr. Ryutaro Suzuki
Okura Hotel Co., Ltd.
Telephone: +81 (0) 3 6685 8994
Email: [email protected]
KEYWORD: JAPAN ASIA PACIFIC
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: RESTAURANT / BAR ACCOMMODATION DESTINATIONS TRAVEL HOLIDAYS ARTS / MUSEUMS DETAILS ENTERTAINMENT
SOURCE: Hotel Okura Co., Ltd.
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