Kyoto’s Gion district, a 15-minute drive from Four Seasons, is one of the few areas where spotting these women in their exquisite kimonos is less of a rarity. You might see them walking in pairs between the okiya (geisha house) and the ochaya (tea house) to preside over a dinner meeting.
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Discover the style and vibe of today’s Japan at a brand-new hotel with an 800-year-old ikeniwa (pond garden) at its heart. Intimate and contemporary, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto is set in the scenic district of temples.
Experience personalized, insider access to Kyoto’s four-season delights. Relax in light-filled and spacious guest rooms and Hotel Residences. Double-height windows frame a tranquil garden as you enjoy modern brasserie dining. Sip local craft beers on the waterside terrace. Cross the glass bridge for matcha in the Tea House. Float in an indoor pool, then melt into bliss in the spa. Conduct successful business meetings behind artisan-carved cedar doors. Or celebrate new beginnings in the soaring, sunlit chapel.
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High above the city, set in Tokyo’s historic Nihonbashi neighbourhood , Mandarin Oriental is a five-star luxury hotel with views to take your breath away. Exuding crisp, contemporary style, excellent technology, renowned spa, innovative restaurants and impeccable service.
The Mandarin’s atrium lobby and all rooms offer breathtaking views. Kimono-weaving designs are part of the exquisite design of the spacious rooms. There are two Michelin-starred restaurants to dine at and, although there is no swimming pool, there are hot tubs in the lofty spa with panoramic views.
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