Tablet banner0
Tablet banner1
Tablet banner2
Tablet banner3
Tablet banner4
Tablet banner5
Mobile banner0
Mobile banner1
Mobile banner2
Mobile banner3
Mobile banner4
Mobile banner5

Aman Kyoto

DESTINATION

Kyoto, Japan

HOTEL TYPE

Resort

LOCATION TYPE

City

WHY WE LOVE THIS HOTEL

Nature: Aman Kyoto's palette is the inviting green of forest scenery and the warm, woody tones of shelter. So aligned with its surroundings, the hotel changes with the seasons; Taka-An's menu puts the spotlight on seasonal produce, while the floor-to-ceiling windows showcase how the passing months shape the landscape.

Culture: Kaiseki banquets, matcha and mochi afternoon tea, tranquil and contemplative gardens, indoor and outdoor onsen bathing facilities, options for futon bedding and tatami mat flooring – the entire property has been designed with an immersion in both nature and culture in mind, so guests can experience true Japanese hospitality.

Wellness: A stay at the Aman Kyoto is not just a quiet retreat to return to after a day of sightseeing in Kyoto, but also an oasis designed to replenish the body and mind. The in-house spa specializes in Shiatsu massage, onsen pools are fed by the mineral-rich waters of local hot springs, while private yoga sessions in a forest clearing release stress and tension.

DETAILED DECRIPTION

The highly anticipated Aman Kyoto brings an even higher level of luxury to the historic and cultural ancient capital. A blend of authentic, traditional ryokan hospitality and contemporary spaces, the Aman Kyoto offers travelers a respite in the heart of one of Japan's most visited cities. The secluded 80-acre property is situated in a hidden garden close to the Golden Pavilion at the foot of the Mountain of Hidari Daimonji, within easy reach of Kyoto's impressive collection of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Scattered among the grounds is a series of standalone pavilions. The four guest pavilions house 24 guest rooms (choose between garden or stream views) and a pair of two-bedroom villas overlooking the forest canopy. Each room captures a contemporary, minimalistic style with nod to the quintessential ryokan feel; walls of windows bringing the outside in to spacious, light-filled interiors. Facilities include separate Arrival, Living and Spa pavilions. The signature restaurant, Taka-An, showcases Japanese haute cuisine in the form of the kaiseki banquet - a multi-course dining experience made using the season’s finest local produce. The Living Pavilion offers an inviting spaces with a central fireplace for guests to enjoy home-cooked Kyoto obanzai-style cuisine and afternoon tea. The Spa Pavilion’s onsen bathing facilities use water from a local spring and the range of treatments highlight local, natural ingredients such as green tea, black beans, sake and cold-pressed camellia oil.

Amenities

Amenities

concierge
garden
restaurant
spa
yoga classes/instruction on site

EXPLORE OTHER ITINERARIES

Where to go

Choose Your Destination

What to do

Choose Your Interest

When to go

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Brunei
Cambodia
China
Hong Kong
India
Indonesia
Japan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Laos
Macao
Malaysia
Maldives
Mongolia
Myanmar
Nepal
Oman
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Siberia
Singapore
South Korea
Sri Lanka
Taiwan
Tajikistan
Thailand
Tibet
Turkmenistan
Uae
Uzbekistan
Vietnam
Amazing Landscapes
Architecture
Art
Beaches
Bicycling
Celebrations
Cuisine
Diving
Glamping
Heritage
Luxury Cruises
Luxury Trains
Motorcycling
Off The Grid
Romance
Skiing
Spirituality
Sports
Trekking
Tribal
Unesco
Wellness
Wildlife
With Kids

FILTER TO SELECT YOUR ITINERARY

SIMILAR HOTELS

SIMILAR HOTELS

TRAVELOGUES

TRAVELOGUES

Remembrance at Hiroshima’s Nuclear Temple

Remembrance at Hiroshima’s Nuclear Temple

Author : Ronan O'Connell
Hiroshima's 1,200-year-old Mitaki-dera temple is tranquil but it’s also, a pilgrimage site for the victims of the nuclear age.
Read More
Guntû: What to Expect Aboard Japan’s Floating Ryokan

Guntû: What to Expect Aboard Japan’s Floating Ryokan

Author : John McMahon
The guntû is a small blue crab considered a delicacy in the Seto Inland Sea area of Japan, but the tasty little crustacean is also a floating five-star ryokan, one of the most exclusive venues in East Asia.
Read More
Dozen Dream Destination: Teshima and Shodoshima for the Art

Dozen Dream Destination: Teshima and Shodoshima for the Art

Author : Travelogues
From above you’d never guess that the tiny, forested islands of Teshima and Shodoshima host some of the finest permanent exhibitions in East Asia, but they do.
Read More
Dozen Dream Destination: Kyoto for the Aman

Dozen Dream Destination: Kyoto for the Aman

Author : Travelogues
Perhaps the best reason to visit Kyoto in 2020 is to be among the first to sojourn at the highly anticipated Aman Kyoto, slated to open in November 2019.
Read More
Dozen Dream Destination: Tokyo for the Summer Games

Dozen Dream Destination: Tokyo for the Summer Games

Author : Travelogues
In 2020 one of the world’s most densely populated cities will host the Summer Games and Remote Lands knows how to get you there in style.
Read More
Japan Celebrates Ainu Culture with Upopoy Museum in 2020

Japan Celebrates Ainu Culture with Upopoy Museum in 2020

Author : John McMahon
The indigenous people of Hokkaido, the Ainu, are perhaps northern Japan's greatest cultural legacy, and this will be in full display in the run up to the Summer Games 2020.
Read More

WHY CHOOSE US

WHY CHOOSE US

Honeymoon Couple from New York
“ We had such a fabulous time touring with our Remote Lands guide. ”
More Testimonials
2017 Top Travel Specialists We Trust
2017 Top Travel Specialists We Trust
  by Conde Nast Traveler
Vacations Of The 1%: Trends From Luxury Travel Agents
Vacations Of The 1%: Trends From Luxury Travel Agents
  by WealthX

FEATURED JOURNEYS

FEATURED JOURNEYS

The Grandest Tour – Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

The Grandest Tour – Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

Japan - China - Vietnam - Thailand - Bhutan - India - Greece - Montenegro - Italy
March 20 - April 10, 2020
Aman Private Jet Expedition: Bali to Luang Prabang

Aman Private Jet Expedition: Bali to Luang Prabang

Indonesia - Cambodia - Vietnam - Laos
September 6 - 21, 2020
Kyoto to Greece Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

Kyoto to Greece Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

Japan - Philippines - Indonesia - UAE - Turkey - Greece
April 19 - May 5, 2020
A Mindful and Cultural Journey - Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

A Mindful and Cultural Journey - Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

China - Bhutan - India - Sri Lanka
October 10-26, 2020
Newsletter

Our Destinations

Stay in Touch

© 2020 Remote Lands. All rights reserved