Hotel Okura Co. announced that it would open a new high-end hotel in Kyoto in January 2022, located in the Okazaki area with many museums and Heian Shrine.
Okura Kyoto Okazaki Bettei Hotel will be the company’s second luxury hotel in the former capital, and the first new hotel opened in Japan in 20 years, the operator said.
With a total area of approximately 5500 square meters, the four-story hotel will have 60 rooms. The the hotel will be equipped with a restaurant and lounge but will not have a banquet hall because the facility will mainly provide overnight accommodation.
“Kyoto has great potential. We think it’s a good time to imagine the time after the coronavirus pandemic and prepare,” said a company representative.
An ordinary room with an area of about 40 square meters is expected to sell for between 40,000 yen (US$360) ) And 50,000 yen per night. There will also be 8 suites, each of about 80 square meters.
The hotel is already under construction by Mitsubishi Real Estate in Okazaki District. Although Okura Hotel will not take over the building, the company will Responsible for the management and operation of the property.
To Coincides with the opening of a new hotel, Kyoto Hotel Okura, which operates near the city hall, will be renamed Kyoto Hotel Okura.