BWH Hotels has announced the opening of KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection by Best Western, an elegant new boutique hotel that puts guests in the heart of Japan’s ancient Imperial capital, surrounded by cultural wonders and UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Nestled in a quiet residential street in Kyoto’s Nakagyo Ward, this stylish, low-rise hotel is perfectly positioned for visitors who want to uncover the city’s many historical monuments. These include Nijo Castle, which dates from the 1600s and transports travelers back to the era of the shoguns, and the famous Imperial Palace which is just a short distance away. The hotel is also surrounded by traditional restaurants and shops, leafy parks and floral gardens.
Within this captivating destination, KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection blends local grace with international standards to create outstanding experiences. The 57 guestrooms are designed in a contemporary Japanese style with organic amenities, innovative technology and complimentary Wi-Fi.
Culture seekers will be delighted to be provided with a traditional house dress to wear for breakfast – the perfect way to start a day of discovery. After exploring the attractions of Kyoto, travelers can unwind with an invigorating workout at the well-equipped gym or dine at the restaurant, which specializes in exceptional French cuisine.
“Guests will experience an exceptional and memorable stay at KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection. With 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites, Kyoto is not only one of Japan’s most intriguing cities, it is also one of the world’s most engaging places to stay and explore. This unique hotel will put travelers on the doorstep of some of the city’s most significant landmarks and attractions. By blending this cultural charm with BWH Hotels’ timeless standards of global hospitality, we are confident that this hotel will become a popular option for Japanese and international visitors alike,” said Mr. Olivier Berrivin, Vice President – APAC, BWH Hotels.
KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection is just 15 minutes’ drive from Kyoto Station, which offers Shinkansen bullet train services to and from Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. It is also accessible from several airports, including Kansai International Airport and Itami Airport in Osaka, and Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya.
The opening of KAYA Kyoto Nijo Castle, BW Signature Collection reaffirms BWH Hotels’ position as one of the leading major hospitality companies in Japan. The company now offers 14 hotels and resorts all across the country, including locations in key destinations such as Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Okinawa, Sapporo, Fukuoka and Kyoto.