Dusit International, one of Thailand’s leading hotel and property development companies, will continue to expand in Japan this September with the opening of Dusit Thani Kyoto. This is a new luxury hotel in the city’s vibrant Hanganji Monzen-machi district. Being only 850 meters from the major transportation hub Kyoto Station, the location offers travel connections throughout Kyoto and to the rest of Japan.
Dusit Thani Kyoto is building and expanding on the foundation set by Dusit’s first hotel in the country – ASAI Kyoto Shijo. The new hotel has been created to deliver distinctive and unforgettable stay experiences for luxury travelers seeking authenticity and exclusivity.
Located in a peaceful residential area, the hotel has been specially designed to reflect the rich cultural heritage and architecture of Kyoto. Inside, the design direction continues and includes references to another ancient capital, namely Ayutthaya, Thailand. The idea is to subtly represent the chedis for which the city is renowned. This meeting of cultures further informs the interior design of the 147 appointed guest rooms, delivering a harmonious blend of timeless elegance and contemporary charm.
Set around a serene courtyard, the hotel offers a wide range of facilities for business and leisure, including event spaces for up to 240 guests, a well-equipped fitness center, an indoor swimming pool, and a signature Devarana Wellness Centre. Guests will find a fusion of ancient Thai massage therapies and traditional Japanese rituals, personalized wellness treatments, and well-being journeys specially created to help guests de-stress, detoxify, and enjoy restorative sleep.
The hotel offers modern and minimalistic decoration enticing luxury and simplicity. Each room is equipped with everything a traveler may need. The cultural blend focuses on providing a unique experience including representative sensory encounters with local and foreign cuisines.
Dining and imbibing at Dusit Thani Kyoto also promise to be an exceptional experience, with a range of enticing options, including a specialty Teppanyaki restaurant, a luxurious tea shop, a stylish basement bar, Den Kyoto, and extraordinary dining experiences crafted by acclaimed chefs Duangporn “Bo” Songvisava and Dylan Jones from Thailand.