Hilton announces signing of new hotel in downtown Kyoto

by | 19 Apr 2022 | Hotel Projects, Projects

Hilton Kyoto Exterior (Imagery: Hilton)

The hotel group is heightening its presence in Kyoto with the signing of Hilton Kyoto.

This property will be the group’s first flagship-branded hotel to debut in the city known as one of Japan’s top tourism destinations.

A new partnership

Hilton has signed an agreement with Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. to open Hilton Kyoto. The new property is expected to make its debut in 2024.

“We are delighted to partner with Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. to bring Hilton’s flagship brand to Kyoto,” said Clarence Tan, senior vice president, development, Asia Pacific. “This is the third hotel development inked by Hilton in Kyoto, following the opening of ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts last year, and Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma which is scheduled to open later this year.”

“With its strategic location and signature Hilton hospitality, Hilton Kyoto will be ideally suited to serve business and leisure demand in the market, and we look forward to meeting the diverse needs of guests through our portfolio of brands in the city.” 

Katsuhito Ozawa, director and senior managing executive officer, Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd, added: “We are pleased to partner with Hilton, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, to bring the first Hilton flagship-branded hotel to Kyoto, renowned for its fascinating historical attractions for both domestic and international travellers.”

“We are confident that Hilton Kyoto will be a new landmark in Kyoto that will further revitalise the city and become a destination where guests can experience the unique atmosphere and hospitality synonymous with Japan’s ancient capital.”

Celebrating its locale

Located in the Sanjo-Kawaramachi downtown area, the hotel will provide easy access to central business and shopping districts, Buddhist temples, Zen gardens, Shinto shrines and museums. Nearby attractions include Kyoto Imperial Palace and Gion.

On opening, the hotel will host guests in 313 rooms and public areas including an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty restaurant, a bar and cafe. Additional amenities are to span a fitness centre, spa, indoor pool and executive lounge, as well as banquet and meeting space.

Aiming to blend old and new cultural elements of Kyoto through the hotel experience, Hilton Kyoto will reflect its locale through interiors taking inspiration from Kyoto textiles and weaving tradition.

Adding to the property’s convenience, Kyoto City Hall Station and Sanjo Station are both nearby.

“Hilton Hotels & Resorts is known for setting the benchmark of hospitality in some of the world’s most sought-after destinations and has been experiencing strong growth momentum in Asia Pacific,” said Alexandra Jaritz, senior vice president, brand management, Asia Pacific, Hilton.

“As a cultural capital, Kyoto is consistently ranked as one of Japan’s top destinations to visit. Coupled with the hotel’s prime location, thoughtful and memorable design, vibrant dining offerings and spaces for meetings and events, we look forward to delivering exceptional experiences and meaningful service to both leisure and business travellers at Hilton Kyoto.” 

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Hilton anuncia la firma de un nuevo hotel en el centro de Kioto

by | 19 Apr 2022 | Proyectos, XX Archive Spanish

Hilton Kyoto (fotografía: Hilton)

El grupo hotelero refuerza su presencia en Kioto con la firma del Hilton Kyoto.

Este establecimiento será el primer hotel de la marca insignia del grupo que se estrenará en la ciudad, conocida como uno de los principales destinos turísticos de Japón.

Una nueva asociación

Hilton firmó un acuerdo con Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. para abrir el Hilton Kyoto. Se espera que la nueva propiedad haga su debut en 2024.

«Estamos encantados de asociarnos con Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. para llevar la marca insignia de Hilton a Kioto —comenta Clarence Tan, vicepresidente senior de desarrollo de Asia Pacífico—. Este es el tercer desarrollo hotelero firmado por Hilton en Kioto, tras la apertura de ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels & Resorts el año pasado, y el Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma, cuya apertura está prevista para finales de este año».

«Con su ubicación estratégica y la hospitalidad característica de Hilton, el Hilton Kyoto será ideal para atender la demanda de negocios y de ocio en el mercado, y esperamos satisfacer las diversas necesidades de los huéspedes a través de nuestro portfolio de marcas en la ciudad».

Katsuhito Ozawa, director y consejero delegado de Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd, añade: «Estamos encantados de asociarnos con Hilton, una de las empresas hoteleras más importantes del mundo, para llevar el primer hotel de la marca Hilton a Kioto, famosa por sus fascinantes atracciones históricas tanto para los viajeros nacionales como internacionales».

«Confiamos en que el Hilton Kyoto será un nuevo hito en Kioto que revitalizará aún más la ciudad y se convertirá en un destino en el que los huéspedes podrán experimentar el ambiente único y la hospitalidad que son sinónimos de la antigua capital de Japón».

Celebración de su localidad

Situado en la zona céntrica de Sanjo-Kawaramachi, el hotel ofrece fácil acceso a los distritos comerciales y de negocios centrales, a los templos budistas, a los jardines zen, a los santuarios sintoístas y a los museos. Entre los lugares de interés cercanos se encuentran el Palacio Imperial de Kioto y Gion.

Cuando se inaugure, el hotel acogerá a los huéspedes en 313 habitaciones y zonas públicas, incluyendo un restaurante abierto todo el día, un restaurante especializado, un bar y una cafetería. También habrá un centro de fitness, un spa, una piscina cubierta y un salón ejecutivo, así como espacio para banquetes y reuniones.

Con el objetivo de combinar elementos culturales antiguos y nuevos de Kioto a través de la experiencia hotelera, el Hilton Kyoto reflejará su ubicación a través de interiores inspirados en los tejidos de Kioto y su tradición.

Además, la estación del municipio de Kioto y la estación de Sanjo están cerca del hotel.

«Hilton Hotels & Resorts es conocido por establecer la referencia de la hospitalidad en algunos de los destinos más codiciados del mundo además de experimentar un fuerte impulso de crecimiento en Asia-Pacífico», comenta Alexandra Jaritz, vicepresidenta senior de gestión de marca para Asia-Pacíficoc en Hilton.

«Como capital cultural, Kioto está constantemente clasificada como uno de los principales destinos para visitar en Japón. Junto con la ubicación privilegiada del hotel, el diseño reflexivo y memorable, la vibrante oferta gastronómica y los espacios para reuniones y eventos, esperamos ofrecer experiencias excepcionales y un servicio significativo a los viajeros de ocio y de negocios en Hilton Kyoto».

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