In the heart of a city famed for its Zen temples, palaces and gardens, the Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto opened its doors. This riverside resort is the group’s fourth property in Japan. “We are honoured to open our fourth Ritz-Carlton in Japan, in the beautiful city of Kyoto. Our customers are always looking to explore evocative, new and inspiring destinations and have long expressed a desire for us to offer in this incredible location,” said Herve Humler, president and chief operating officer of The Ritz-Carlton. “I believe this hotel offers a timeless window to Japan and complements perfectly 85 other Ritz-Carlton properties around the globe.”
Luxury urban resort that pays homage to the region’s cultural heritage sits on the gentle banks of the Kamogawa River in Nijho Ohashi, close to Kyoto’s popular downtown areas including Gion and Kawaramachi-dori, the city’s retail and entertainment districts. Here, you can experience quality time that is only available in the world’s finest hotels, in a luxurious space that is steeped in the ancient traditions and culture of Kyoto.
The 136-room property boasts some of the largest rooms and suites in the city, offering ull views of the river and the Higashiyama Mountains. The hotel also feature four dining options, banquet and meeting rooms, as well as a spa and other recreational facilities.
Mr Yuji Tanaka, general manager of the The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto said: “I am privileged to be entrusted with the leadership of this incredibly high-profile opening for The Ritz-Carlton which will complement the exceptional architecture and heritage of Kyoto. Our entry to the market will help to draw sophisticated global travellers who are attracted the city for a quintessentially Japanese experience.”