Mercure Kyoto Station is located just minutes from JR Kyoto Station 47km from Osaka International Airport.
Accor to open a 225 guest room hotel "Mercure Kyoto Station" as the first Mercure branded hotel in the Kansai region.
The guestrooms are ranging from 23 to 34 square meters with design elements
including motifs from the Heian period - a nod to the ancient history for which Kyoto is renowned.
“We are very pleased to launch our sixth Mercure hotel in Japan, joining a worldwide network of over 850 Mercure-branded hotels across 62 countries. With such an extensive reputation worldwide, the Mercure brand offers peace of mind to both business and leisure travellers who seek hotels that are locally inspired and brought to life by genuine and enthusiastic teams. Mercure Kyoto Station is indeed a portal to the city of Kyoto with an exciting array of modern facilities and outlets, and I am confident that the team will deliver a very genuine experience for those visiting this historic city”, said Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer for Accor, Upper Southeast & Northeast Asia and the Maldives.
The hotel features Trattoria M Kyoto, a live kitchen-style bistro restaurant and bar, Underground lounge which is inspired by gagaku, a type of Japanese classical music performed at the Imperial Court in Kyoto since the 7 th century. The lounge will feature original furniture from the Heian period and books providing insights into the ancient traditions of Japan.
“With 1200 years of history, Kyoto is known as Japan's finest city for culture and tradition. We are honoured to pay homage to the pastimes of Heian nobility through the hotels unique motifs and interior designs, ensuring guests can enjoy an immersive journey into the local culture for which this city is well known”, said Shumpei Mizuno, Hotel Manager of Mercure Kyoto Station.