Park Hyatt Kyoto opens its doors in the historic Higashiyama hills. Jointly developed by Takenaka Corporation and Tony Chi and Associates, the hotel features traditional Japanese architecture wrapped in modern luxury. Situated next to the Kodai-ji temple, the hotel is within walking distance from Kyoto’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Kiyomizu-dera temple.

Commenting on this new launch, David Udell, group president, Asia Pacific, Hyatt said, “We are delighted to celebrate the opening of Park Hyatt Kyoto, the second Park Hyatt hotel in Japan in 25 years, and to offer guests a refined home-away-from-home in this remarkable city,” said

“We are grateful to the hotel’s owners, Kyoyamato and Takenaka Corporation, for their trust, support and deep understanding of luxury hospitality. Park Hyatt Kyoto is a celebration of Japanese harmony and tranquility and we look forward to seeing guests immerse themselves in the city’s inspiring heritage and culture.”

Park Hyatt Kyoto offers 70 plush guestrooms including nine suites. The rooms and suites are accentuated by fragrant Tamo wood, original artwork and Zen garden views.

Four F&B venues at property are Kyoto Bistro, a street -side café serving local and international delicacies; The Living Room for a Japanese breakfast; Yasaka specialising in teppan style of cooking and Kohaku for fine wines and spirits.

Park Hyatt Kyoto houses an elegant ballroom overlooking the Tsuboniwa Japanese garden. In terms of recreational amenities, the hotel offers The Spa at Park Hyatt Kyoto fitted with a treatment suite for two with a private bath house including Japanese-style bathtubs, as well as dry and mist saunas.