Hyatt Regency Kyoto
The Hyatt Regency is centrally located in the city’s historic Higashiyama neighborhood, and blends Western luxury with Japanese decor, while displaying works by Hiroshi Sugimoto and other modern artists in its reception lobby. The Hyatt is located near some of the city’s iconic sights, including Kiyomizu-dera Temple (Kyoto’s “Notre Dame”), Sansujangendo, and the narrow streets of machiya (traditional townhouses) and ochaya (tea houses) within the historic geisha district of Gion. The property’s Riraku Spa offers a variety of treatments incorporating Shiatsu, acupuncture, moxibustion, aromatherapy, and reflexology. The Hyatt’s restaurants are Touzan, serving a variety of traditional Japanese cuisine; The Grill, specializing in meat and seafood dishes, prepared in an open kitchen with woodburning stoves; and Italian fare from Trattoria Sette, while Touzan Bar includes an extensive menu of boutique sakes.
Why We Love This Hotel
Location: The Hyatt Regency Kyoto is featured in the historic location of Higashiyama Shichijo, in the epicentre of Kyoto, Japan, a stunning and picturesque city steeped in culture.
History: Kyoto is known to be the ancient capital of Japan, with numerous religious palaces and Buddhist temples, as well as several Shinto shrines, making this destination ideal for lovers of culture and history.
Service: The Hyatt Regency offers a 24-hour concierge service, plus a team of staff who aim to please, making guests’ stay as comfortable, easy and enjoyable as possible.
- Kyoto, Japan
- Hotel Type
- Location Type
- 24hr Room Service
- Business Center
- Coffee Shop
- Disabled Facilities
- Fitness Center
- Meeting/conference Facilities
- Safety Deposit Boxes
- Wi-Fi In Public Areas
There are three different room varieties at the Hyatt Regency Kyoto, ensuring all guests’ needs are satisfied. The rooms have been designed with elegant and chic interiors, with the latest facilities and amenities to truly make guests truly feel at home, and as comfortable as possible.
The hotel’s Deluxe rooms feature 108-square-feet of space, with a plush king bed, bathroom that includes a deep tub, work desk, as well as a comfortable seating area, all housed beneath high ceilings. Guests will enjoy the in-room entertainment, which comes in the form of a flat-screen TV, DVD player, and high-speed internet access.
The hotel’s Standard rooms feature 91-square-feet of space, with an interior that exudes Japanese traditional design, fused with modern touches. In the rooms, guests can expect plush king beds, a work desk, and a well-appointed bathroom. Guests will enjoy the in-room entertainment, which comes in the form of a flat-screen TV, DVD player, and high-speed internet access.
The hotel’s Suites are a spacious 226-square-feet, and feature high ceilings, along with lush garden views. The interior exudes Japanese traditional design, with modern touches. There is a king-size bed, in a master bedroom with an ensuite that is home to a deep wooden Hiba tub. A separate living room is blanketed with tatamis, as is common in Japanese tradition. Guests will enjoy the in-room entertainment, which comes in the form of a flat-screen TV, DVD player, and high-speed internet access.
Health-conscious guests will enjoy the extensive range of fitness equipment on offer at Riraku Fitness, from cardio to isotonic machines, as well as free weights. Saunas, showers, and vanity areas are available for guests’ use.
Meetings & Events
The Hyatt Regency Kyoto is well-known for its high quality business facilities, which consist of large and small meeting and conference rooms, equipped with state-of-the-art conference technology, while being surrounded by Kyoto’s historic sights.
The hotel’s Riraku Spa has taken the best elements from Eastern and Western healing traditions, and combined them into a range of rejuvenating and unique treatments performed by highly-trained therapists. The spa houses 10 treatment rooms, with two spa suites available.
The hotel features three fabulous dining restaurants and two chic bar lounges, plus a patisserie, all overflowing with tempting culinary delights, from the rarest cuts of tender meat to traditional Japanese cuisine, as well as a vast array of international favorites.
Grill Lounge and Terrace
This relaxed venue is an ideal spot to meet friends or colleagues for a coffee and light snack, or perhaps an afternoon cocktail. Its decor is simple-yet-elegant, with an outdoor terrace that provides a breezy atmosphere with a view in the warm months.
The hotel’s own pastry boutique has a wide selection of freshly-baked breads, pastries, and other delicious treats which can be eaten in or taken away.
Meat lovers flock to The Grill, which features an open kitchen with a wood-burning oven, as well as a rock-glass counter bar. This all-day dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner either inside, or on a decked terrace outside that overlooks a traditional Japanese gardens.
This restaurant’s menu features authentic Japanese cooking, with many local dishes to bring guests the real taste of Kyoto. Dishes range from sushi, to charcoal-grilled vegetables, noodles, and more, all made using fresh local ingredients.
This cozy bar has a rustic decor, and serves up high-quality spirits and cocktails, as well as traditional Japanese beers and sake. Happy hour can be enjoyed from 5 - 7pm.
Serving up authentic and hearty Italian food the comes straight out of a show kitchen, this trattoria-style restaurant is a guest favorite. It also features a pastry boutique which features a wide variety of freshly-baked treats.
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