Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

 

 

If you are looking for luxury hotels in Higashiyama area, I really think you should stay here. The hardware is clearly outstanding and is enhanced by the memorable views. In particular, we were truly impressed with the traditional garden. Once we entered the gate, the four season’s world was perfectly created.  Facilities, such as rooms, lounge, lobby, swimming pool, spa, restaurants, and traditional garden are absolutory spectacular.  If you are going to stay here, I would highly recommend booking a room with views of the traditional garden and the tea house.  You can see a magnificent garden while chilling out at the room.  That’s the precious time.  Then all of the amenities are taken care of including enough toiletries, yukatas, bathrobes, a coffee machine with 6 capsules, English tea bags, welcome fruit, a Japanese tea set, and bottled water, etc.  Skincare products are complimentary available if you request.  Then strollers, cribs, baby soap & lotion, baby’s nappies, etc., are complimentary available if you request in advance.  Room service is available for 24H.  Turn down service is available.  The room comes with an iPad that you can do a lot on.  That includes order food and shut the blinds plus more.  Then the property is perfect universal design.  Wheelchairs are available for borrowing.  If you take people with weak feet, you may want to inform staff of it in advance as they can arrange a room near the lift. Then there is an includible indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzis, public hot water baths, saunas and a gym on B2.  The ambience is absolutory amazing.  Don’t forget to relax at the pool side.  The spa area is open from 6:00-22:00.  The gym is open for 24H.  *A minimum age requirement of 16 applies.   Swimwear, swim goggles, swim cap, swim ring, sportswear, running shoes, and yoga mat, etc., are available for borrowing, but availability and sizes may be limited.  You may want to bring your own.  *If you have tattoos and want to use the indoor swimming pool etc., you need to wear a “Rash Guard” which is a shirt that protects from the sun when you are playing in the water.  Then the hotel is pet-friendly.  Please note that 1 small dog or cat *up to 7 kg per room can be accommodated upon request, at an additional charge.  You need to contact staff in advance.  Then the buffet-style western food for breakfast was excellent.  No doubt this is one of the best in Japan.  You won’t be resist even you are full.  Don’t forget to bring an empty stomach.  Breakfast time is from 7:00 to 10:30.  We didn’t have dinner and lunch in the property.  Then don’t forget to visit the bar in the garden called Shakusui-tei.  The tea house is open from 17:00-21:00.  It’s supposed to be a café in the daytime from 14:00-17:00.  The ambience is surprisingly awesome, mystical and romantic.  You can see a beautiful traditional garden with a historical pond from the tea house.  Then staff tends to be patchy.  I noticed that there was a shortage of staff when we stayed at the property in 2017.  Overall the price range would be reasonable.  The location is almost perfect.  There are many well-known spots within walking distance.  You wouldn’t need to travel far during your stay at the hotel.  Just hanging out around there would be much exciting.  An access to the property would be easy if you take a taxi from Kyoto Station.  It takes 6min by car.  It costs around 700JPY.  Alternatively you can take a train and get off at Shichijo Station, and then 10min walk to the property.  At last, the best season to stay here would be in spring or fall.  You can fully enjoy breathtaking views in the garden.  The weather is just nice, not so hot, and not so cold.  The hotel is one of the popular in Kyoto.  I noticed that there were many local people visiting restaurants on-site.  If you want to relax here in a tranquil atmosphere, you may want to avoid staying during Lunar New Year, late April to early May, weekend in November, and the end of year and New Year holiday.  Have a nice trip!  Welcome to receive any questions about the property from the below space.  *All information is as of the date that I posted on my blog.  *Check in and out times 15:00/12:00   Check Availability and Pricing for the hotel on Booking.com or Agoda

Info about Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

Style Modern Luxury Hotel
Guest Rating Superb 9.1
Estimated Price 106,883 JPY for 2 adults per room
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Internet Connection Free wifi in the hotel
Facility Information Wheelchairs are available
Pets are allowed
Parking lot is available  5,000JPY per day
Valet Parking is abailable
Location Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto’s MAP
Access 6min by TAXI from JR Kyoto Station
Address and TEL 445-3, Myohoin Maekawa-cho Higashiyama-ku
Kyoto 605-0932  Tel +81 75 541 8288
Official Homepage Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto’s HP

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