Kyoto Takaragaike Prince Hotel joins more than 190 of Marriott International’s Autograph Collection of hotels. As with all the others, it has its own distinct personality. Not only is it next to a beautiful park. In addition. it has 310 rooms.
Kyoto is one of Japan’s loveliest cities. In fact, many people think of Kyoto as Japan’s cultural capital.
Consequently, Kyoto is one of the leading tourist attractions in the Land of the Rising Sun.
Not only do Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines dot the city. In addition, there are numerous palaces, gardens, and museums.
In fact, some of them collectively comprise a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike, Autograph Collection, sits at the heart Rakuhoku district in Northern Kyoto.
In fact, the Prince Kyoto Takaragaike is adjacent to Takaragaike Park, which has paths offering scenic views of cherry blossoms in the spring and and autumn leaves in the fall.
Consequently, the park was long favoured by the city’s gentry.
Nearby attraction include the 17th-century Shugakuin Imperial Villa and the Kinkakuji Temple, which is covered in golf leaf.
The hotel is a short walk from Kokusaikaikan Station. In addition, it is 58 kilometers from Osaka International Airport.
The hotel has 310 spacious guestrooms. In addition, to free Wi-Fi, they all have views of Takaragaike Park and its surroundings.
Food and Beverage Outlets
The hotel has several food and beverage outlets. And each one has a different vibe and a different menu.
- Ito-Zakura, is the hotel’s main restaurant. While it serves French cuisine, chefs source local and regional ingredients from the region. As an all-day dining eatery, it opens for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Takaragaike Japanese Restaurant serves traditional Kyoto dishes and other regional favorites. As an all-day dining eatery, it opens for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Tohen Chinese Restaurant serves Beijing style cuisine. In fact, it serves both set menus and a la carte dishes. And it opens for both lunch and dinner.
- Mizu-No-Ne is the hotel’s lobby lounge. Not only does it serve oven-fresh baked breads, cakes, and pastries. In addition, they can be washed down with herbal teas and specialty coffees.
- Bar Ascot is an English-style bar serving drinks and cocktails.
The hotel ha a fitness room. While it has cardio-vascular equipment and free weights, it does not offer fitness classes.
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Check out what top executives have to say about the opening of the Prince Kyoto Takaragaike.
Rajeev Menon, President, Asia Pacific (excluding China), Marriott International.
‘We are excited to expand the Autograph Collection portfolio in Japan with the brand’s third hotel in the country,’ Rajeev says. \
‘The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike perfectly highlights Autograph Collection’s promise of showcasing experiences that are informed by unique perspectives on craft and hospitality.
‘This opening reinforces Marriott International’s commitment to continue expanding its footprint across Japan.’
Masashi Takizawa, General Manager, The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike.
‘Kyoto is the cultural capital of Japan, and for many centuries, it has welcomed visitors from all over the world who come to take in its beautiful natural scenery, fascinating culture and excellent cuisine,’ Masashi says.
‘We are extremely pleased to become part of Marriott International’s prestigious Autograph Collection, and to present our very special hotel to the next generation of visitors who wish to discover authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences when they visit Kyoto.’
The Prince Kyoto Takaragaike, Autograph Collection – Takaragaike, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, .Japan.