THE THOUSAND KYOTO
Experience the epitome of Kyoto hospitality with a warm welcome and personalized stay at THE THOUSAND KYOTO, a luxury hotel in in the Shimogyo Ward district, near Kyoto Station. Its amazing location puts you close to top attractions such as Maruyama Park, Kyoto Tower, museums, temples, and cultural sites. Relax in the modern, spacious guestrooms and suites. Stroll the serene garden, dine at the hotel's two on-site restaurants, or have some black tea or sake at the modern tea bar. Try a therapeutic treatment at the spa after a workout at the fitness center and sign up for an unforgettable "Deep Kyoto" experience.
- The hotel's 222 guestrooms and eight suites feature a peaceful, minimalist style with a touch of Zen, reminiscent of a tea house in harmony with nature; some have garden terraces
- Rejuvenate with THE THOUSAND SPA's treatments, warm pool bathing, rock spa, and sauna
- Kizahashi and Scalae restaurants both feature open kitchens and fresh, local ingredients
- Enjoy a modern version of the ancient Kyoto-born tea ceremony at Tea & Bar
- Sign up for OKUTRIP KYOTO, "Deep Kyoto" guided experiences to places that many locals cannot even go, such as helicopter cruising, to a private room of the Hanare no Ma temple, and to view the secret White Dragon Garden in Kyoto's Rakuhoku district
- Walk to Kyoto Station, Museum EKI Kyoto, Tofuku-ji Temple, and other prime attractions
- Hold your special event here with beautiful banquet rooms, meeting rooms, and a chapel
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The hotel's 222 sophisticated, minimalist guestrooms and eight suites are a peaceful respite to the busy city. They are airy, spacious, and feature flat-screen TVs, minibars, rainfall showers, tea sets, electric kettles, and bathrobes with pajamas and slippers. The décor echoes the beauty of the housing and tools of the traditional Machiya townhouse district and ties in harmony with nature, using hues of white, beige, grey, and wood accents. Premier rooms have garden terraces and are ideal for bridal stays.
Suites are an oasis of peace, with more space and features. The Japanese Suite has a terrace, garden, and magnificent mountain views, and both tatami reed mats and a bed. The Maisonette Suite is a two-floor, lofty atrium space with large windows with views of trees and Kyoto Tower. The Spa Suite has a spacious bathroom and overlooks the courtyard and garden, with in-room treatments available. The Terrace Suite features an open terrace facing the garden, as well as a living room.
From delicious meals and delightful tea to cocktails at the bar and casual nighttime bites, THE THOUSAND KYOTO offers varied drinking and dining experience sure to please any time of the day.
Kizahashi – Enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner at this open-kitchen Japanese restaurant featuring delicious, seasonal cuisine using local ingredients. Choose from affordable bento boxes, splendid kaiseki courses, a dessert wagon, and a menu for overseas visitors. You can even share your preferences with the chef. At nighttime, counter seats feature char-grilled, à la carte favorites.
Scalae – With a dynamic open kitchen, chef's table, private rooms, and authentic Italian cuisine, this restaurant offers a full range of à la carte options from pasta lunches to full dinner courses. Scalae Plus counter seats serve single courses fusing ingredients from Kyoto and around the world. Try the special Scalae seat for the chef's special combination, including molecular elements.
Tea & Bar – This modern café and bar offers a sophisticated, peaceful ambiance and enticing green and black teas, coffee, sake, and alcoholic tea cocktails. Have a modern tea party with authentic brews in a range of styles for a contemporary version of Kyoto's signature ceremony.
THE THOUSAND KYOTO offers plenty to do inside its walls and beyond. Work out in the state-of-the-art fitness center and relax in its modern spa with Kyoto-style hospitality and treatments that incorporate local materials, tradition, and culture. Be sure to unwind in the sauna and bedrock bath before you leave and stroll the beautiful garden, see the lovely on-site chapel, and have some tea or sake at the café and bar. When you get hungry, order room service or dine at Kizahashi or Scalae restaurants.
Before you go out to explore, stop by the hotel concierge to ask about Okutrip Kyoto. Discover and enjoy "Deep Kyoto" with a menu of experiences, including a guided in-temple zazen meditation at a Japanese garden with eight centuries of history, a helicopter tour, or an invitation to view the secret White Dragon garden in the Rakuhoku District. The hotel's prime location puts you near Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Gion, Kyoto Tower and its observatory, the Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine, the Manga Museum, Nijyo-jyo castle, and Nishiki Market. Drive just 30 mi / 48 km or less to Arashiyama, Ginkakuji temple, Iwashimizu Hchimangu, Kibune, and Kurama.
THE THOUSAND KYOTO
Located on the north side of Kyoto Station in the Shimogyo Ward District of Kyoto, Japan, THE THOUSAND KYOTO is set in a prime sightseeing location close to many cultural and modern attractions, including Maruyama Park, Tofuku-ji Temple, and Sanjusangen-do Temple. It is a short walk from Kyoto Station.
Kansai International Airport is 57 mi / 93 km from the hotel; limousine buses are available, and the JR Limited Express Haruka goes to and from the airport from Kyoto Station.
Osaka International Airport (Itami Airport) is 28 mi / 45 km away.
Airport transfer by limousine bus is available upon request.
Kyoto Station is just a two-minute walk from the hotel; from underground, use exit No. 5.
Tokyo Station is just over two hours away from Kyoto Station by Tokaido Shinkansen Nozomi.
The hotel is approximately 20 minutes from Meishin Expressway Kyoto Minami IC and 15 minutes from Hanshin Expressway Route 8 Kyoto Line (Kamitoba IC). Parking is available for guests.