Marriott has signed a management agreement
for a new Luxury Collection hotel in Kyoto, Japan.
The 161-room Hotel The Mitsui Kyoto, a Luxury
Collection Hotel & Spa, is expected to open in November 2020.
The hotel will be the
fourth Luxury Collection property in Japan following Suiran, The
Prince Gallery Tokyo Kioicho, and Iraph Sui.
more than 300 years, the site of the new hotel was the residence
of the Kitake, the executive branch of the Mitsui family, whose
patriarch had constructed a home facing Nijo Castle, which housed
the Tokugawa Shogunate in 17th-century Kyoto. Today the castle is
an UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
“We are pleased to partner with Mitsui
Fudosan Group in adding Hotel the Mitsui Kyoto, a Luxury
Collection Hotel & Spa to our iconic portfolio in Japan,” said
Paul Foskey, Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott
International. “Set to be the fourth Luxury Collection hotel in
Japan, this property is testament to Marriott International’s
continued growth in the region.”
team behind the 161-room Hotel The Mitsui Kyoto is led by
celebrated Akira Kuryu whilst the interiors of the hotel’s lobby and guest rooms
by André Fu.
The hotel will also feature over 1,300
square meters of landscaped strolling gardens designed by Shunsaku
Miyagi and the
hotel’s restaurants and thermal spring onsen are being designed by Yohei Akao.
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