While Kyoto itself is a historical center, the Ace Hotel drops itself right into a new era of young makers reimagining age-old traditions.
Ace Hotel Kyoto
The bedrooms are classic Ace Hotel meets traditional Japanese, with a twist.
Turntables and a Japanese soaking tub. A+
The perfect use of traditional Kimono fabric, Japanese cypress and modern touches in every room.
The pool is a modern take on a Japanese onsen meets infinity pool.
The use of binchotan instead of chlorine
The views of “new” Kyoto are unparalleled from the rooftop pool, where you can lounge, plan your day’s activities or grab a refreshing drink.
Not your average hotel gym. Not even close.
All the things you’d see in a Western gym plus
You’ll see traditional weights and pilates balls, but this is intentionally mixed with more Japanese machinery and workout props meant to relax and strengthen.
Perfect use of traditional Kimono fabric.
Local whiskey as well as a few beers on tap.
Traditional papers are great for wrapping all your gifts.