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Hilton Continues Expansion in Japan, with Opening of DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station

Hilton opens DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station, its second property in Kyoto, Japan, blending cultural heritage with modern comfort for both business and leisure travelers.

Hilton opens DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station, its second property in Kyoto, Japan, blending cultural heritage with modern comfort for both business and leisure travelers.

SINGAPORE – 2 April 2024 – Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today announced the opening of DoubleTree by  Hilton Kyoto Station, the brand’s second property in Kyoto, Japan. Conveniently located within walking  distance of Kyoto Station, this new addition offers both business and leisure travelers a seamless blend of the city’s rich cultural heritage alongside modern comfort and the warm hospitality that defines  the DoubleTree by Hilton brand. Guests can expect to be immersed in the timeless charm of Kyoto  while enjoying the brand’s renowned warmth and thoughtful acts of caring throughout their stay. 

This opening demonstrates Hilton’s commitment to continued expansion within Kyoto, a cultural  capital that attracts travelers from around the world. The new hotel complements and extends Hilton’s  presence in the city, joining DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Higashiyama; ROKU KYOTO, LXR Hotels &  Resorts; and Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma. Hilton is also set to introduce its flagship brand, Hilton Kyoto, later this year. 

“We are thrilled to open DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station in this world-renowned, culturally vibrant destination. As it joins our diverse portfolio in the city, ranging from luxury to focused service brands, we can now offer travelers an unrivalled range of accommodation,” said Timothy Soper, area vice  president, head of Japan, Korea & Micronesia, Hilton. “We anticipate travel demand to further  strengthen this year across the region, and look forward to providing our warm hospitality and  thoughtful service to even more guests here in Kyoto.” 

A mere five-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station’s Hachijo Exit, DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station  affords guests effortless access to the city’s famed historical landmarks, bustling dining scene, and  extensive shopping districts. With its optimal location and train access, the hotel also serves as an  ideal base for exploring neighboring cities like Osaka, Kobe, and Nara. 

“We are excited to open the second DoubleTree by Hilton brand in Kyoto, especially amid the bloom  of beautiful cherry blossoms, a peak travel season for the city. Together with DoubleTree by Hilton  Kyoto Higashiyama, we look forward to delighting even more comfort-seeking guests with the brand’s  renowned hospitality and warm welcome. From our signature warm DoubleTree chocolate chip  cookie welcome upon arrival to thoughtful amenities and comfortable accommodations, this new  offering promises feel-good moments throughout their stay, so guests leave feeling uplifted and  inspired,” said Vincent Ong, vice president, Brand Management, Full Service, Asia Pacific, Hilton.

Hilton Kyoto Station Lobby

The hotel’s interiors draw inspiration from the concept of ‘A Touch of Kyoto Essence’, where traditional  Kyoto craftsmanship, art and decorative elements result in a thoughtful blend of timeless techniques  and contemporary style. From the ikebana-inspired flower vase in the entrance lobby to the café and  lounge counter lined with Kyoto tiles, every detail pays homage to the city’s artistic heritage.

This design concept extends to the hotel’s guest rooms, with 16 accommodation types to suit varying  traveler preferences. Rooms from the second to sixth floors exhibit a retro-modern design inspired by  Kyoto’s historic charm, whereas Executive Rooms and Suites on the seventh floor and above offer  guests a serene, classically designed retreat. The hotel also offers two types of 81-square-meter  Suites, including Deluxe Tatami Suite Rooms for a complete cultural experience. 

The nine-story, 266-room hotel features an all-day dining restaurant, a café and lounge, 24-hour  fitness center, executive lounge, and an 88-square-meter meeting space. Guests can enjoy comfort  foods made with local seasonal ingredients at Harvest Kitchen, the all-day dining restaurant. Its  diverse menu is centered on the theme of “harvest,” with dishes like DoubleTree Hamburger dressed  with Saikyo miso mayonnaise, Double Oyakodon – a chicken and egg rice bowl – using Tanba Ajiwai  chicken, and Bonsai Tiramisu. At Grove Lounge, guests can relax and relish in a sake tasting flight or sample liqueurs from around the world. 

Located on the ninth floor, the executive lounge delivers panoramic views of the scenic mountains that  surround the city. Guests with access can enjoy a delicious spread during breakfast and cocktail hours. 

Mitsuhiro Ito, president, Daiwa House Realty Mgt Co., Ltd., said, “We are very pleased to partner  with Hilton, a leading global hospitality company, to open the DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station. We  look forward to providing Hilton’s world-class service to domestic and international travelers, and  creating inspiring and memorable moments during their stay.” 

DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest loyalty program  for Hilton’s 22 world-class hotel brands. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred  Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows  members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively  through the industry-leading Hilton Honors mobile app, where Hilton Honors members can check in,  choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. 

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit DoubleTree by Hilton Kyoto Station. Read more about DoubleTree by Hilton on Stories from Hilton

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