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Mon, 30 November 2020

Accor Doubles Portfolio of MGallery Hotels in Japan

[30 Nov 2020] Accor has doubled its portfolio of MGallery hotels in Japan, with the opening of the Kyoto Yura Hotel Nijo Jo Bettei MGallery, the second in the country.

The luxury boutique hotel was designed by Yukio Hashimoto and is centred around a Japanese garden.

The hotel offers a collection of 25 rooms, from the 40-45 square metre Deluxe Room, to the 53 square metre Rikyu Suite. Select rooms feature balconies with views towards Nijo Castle and all rooms overlook the Japanese gardens.

Accor has doubled its portfolio of MGallery hotels in Japan, with the opening of the Kyoto Yura Hotel Nijo Jo Bettei MGallery, the second in the country. The luxury boutique hotel was designed by Yukio Hashimoto and is centred around a Japanese garden. Click to enlarge.

The hotels restaurant and bar, Singular, will specialise in French cuisine, inspired by Japan's beauty and the rich culinary traditions of Kyoto. Chef Susumu Okubo, who trained under the French culinary masters Alain Ducasse and Pierre Gagnaire, will lead the restaurant. Okubo most recently served as Chef de Cuisine of the one-star Michelin restaurant, Pierre, in Osaka.

Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor, Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia and Maldives, said, The opening of our second MGallery hotel in Japan signals our confidence in this brand to offer something truly distinctive to travellers. We know that our guests are continually seeking authentic and original experiences, and we predict this to be an even stronger trend in the years to come. With the opening of Kyoto Yura Hotel Nijo Jo Bettei MGallery, we look forward to welcoming guests to come and experience many memorable moments in Kyoto, a charming city with countless unique stories to tell.

The hotel is located in close proximity to Nijo Castle one of the seventeen Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, which has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Nijo Jo Mae Station is just a short walk away, offering guests convenient accessibility via the Tozai Subway Line. For the convenience of guests who travel by train, the hotel offers a private transfer service from Kyoto Station.

 The hotel's General Manager is Yuko Sato.

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