Japan

Four Seasons Kyoto, Japan

Welcome to your dream Kyoto abode. A winning combination of ancient Japanese interiors and contemporary Four Seasons service, this intimate hotel captures the evocative essence and grand designs of this former Imperial capital city.

Location

Nestled within Kyoto’s temple district, at the Four Seasons you’ll find yourself moments away from some of Japan’s most spectacular temples, shrines and gardens. With over fifteen UNESCO World Heritage Sites on your doorstep, prepare to travel back in time as you drift through the narrow lanes of nearby Sannen-zaka district, lined with tea houses, and tour ancient temples ablaze in autumn reds or swaying cherry blossoms in spring.

Your Room

123 elegant rooms and suites make up this Four Seasons sanctuary. All are spacious and successfully bring minimalist Japanese design to life. Many furnishings are creations from local Japanese artisans, including the urushi lacquerware and the washi-paper lamps. We also promise you that their views won’t disappoint—each enjoys stunning scenes across the hotel’s Shakusuien pond garden and over to the distant Higashiyama Mountains.

Why We Like it?

Boasting its own 800-year-old ikeniwa pond garden and a chashitsu tea house—this hotel is the magic of Kyoto in microcosm. Except of course that you’ll have everything (almost) exclusively to yourself. Make sure to squeeze in some private tea ceremony lessons or sake tasting and get ready to find that all important Kyoto Zen.

Other Hotels in Japan

Janu Tokyo

A flourishing flagship of Aman Group’s new venture, Janu Tokyo solidifies these brands as siblings, not twins. Where Aman hotels are all about escaping to…
View hotel

Byakudan, Hakone

The embodiment of beautiful Japanese traditions, Byakudan entices you in with the delicate eponymous scent of white sandalwood and carries you away to a land…
View hotel

guntû

A slice of Scandinavian style floating on Japan’s Seto Inland Sea, guntû is 266-feet of bare wood, fine fare and endless double-take views of Japan’s most…
View hotel

Amanemu

Far from the buzz of Tokyo and the tradition of Kyoto, the Ise-Shima National Park is home to rolling hills, shimmering waters and sacred shrines.…
View hotel

Beniya Mukayu, Kanazawa

Situated amongst mountains and forests, prepare to step into an oasis of tranquillity. Set on the hill of the Healing Buddha’s Mountain in the sacred…
View hotel

“Many companies brag about offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences. But with Black Tomato it’s not hyperbole”

“Black Tomato are one of the coolest things in the world. Don’t even try and live without them”

“Black Tomato is a super innovative company where the sky is the limit for their clients”

“Black Tomato prides itself on meeting customers every minor need or desires”

“Black Tomato is the choice provider of mind-expanding vacations”

“Black Tomato has made it a mission to keep the world of travel fresh, responsible, and exciting”