The Grand Opening of the Cross Hotel Kyoto in Kawaramachi Sanjo, Kyoto

ORIX Real Estate Corporation (“ORIX Real Estate”) announced that it has completed construction work on the Cross Hotel Kyoto and that the hotel will open on September 25, 2018. Following establishments in Sapporo and Osaka, this is the third hotel of the ORIX Group’s Cross Hotel brand.

The Cross Hotel Kyoto is located in Kawaramachi Sanjo, one of Kyoto City’s leading tourist destinations. The area is home to numerous historical buildings, restaurants serving traditional Kyoto cuisine, and stylish food establishments. The hotel is built on the “casual luxury” concept, and aims to provide guests from all over the world with a sophisticated atmosphere and relaxing service.

The hotel’s exterior takes its inspiration from the lattices found on Kyoto’s machiya townhouses, and features facades complete with the townhouses’ distinctive double eaves. The lounge next to the lobby has been designed to resemble the inner rooms of traditional Kyoto dwellings okuzashiki and its atmosphere encourages guests to relax.

The Cross Hotel Kyoto has 301 guest rooms, each with an average floorspace of 30 m2. There are four distinct varieties of guest room, including suite rooms that provide magnificent views of the Gozan Okuribi bonfires. The Restaurant & Bar KIHARU Brasserie, which is located on the first floor of the hotel, is also open to non-staying visitors; the restaurant & bar of course serves breakfast, and in the evening it takes on an international menu, with a particular focus on Mediterranean cuisine. The KIHARU Brasserie is open until midnight, and also functions as a bar at which guests can easily drop by.

Enjoy the changing leaves of autumn and the delights of the Kyoto New Year at the Cross Hotel Kyoto.

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