Four Seasons has opened a new hotel in Japan’s historic imperial capital Kyoto. 

Set in an 800-year-old traditional garden at the foot of Higashiyama Mountain, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto offers 123 guest rooms and suites, as well as 57 residences, all decorated in a traditionally yet contemporary style.

The hotel has four dining options, including an exclusive sushi restaurant, a modern brasserie, lounge and a garden tea house. A indoor pool and intimate spa are also on site.KYO_014_aspect16x9

Hoped to become Kyoto’s preferred address for glamorous weddings, social occasions and prestigious business functions, the hotel’s has extensive event space, including a chapel.

“Kyoto is one of the world’s most alluring cities, but she can be shy in revealing her secrets – our mission at Four Seasons is to help our guests discover her wonders and experience all the city has to offer,” says General Manager Alex Porteous, who has returned to Japan to open the brand’s second location in addition to the acclaimed Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi.KYO_013_aspect16x9 KYO_062_aspect16x9 KYO_061_aspect16x9 KYO_059_aspect16x9 KYO_055_aspect16x9 Kiyomizu-dera stage in autumn KYO_037_aspect16x9 KYO_015_aspect16x9