A luxury guesthouse located in the heart of Higashiyama. Park Hyatt Kyoto combines the distinctive culture of Japan's ancient capital of high art and soul with the elegance of the Park Hyatt brand. In harmony with iconic landmarks and temples, spiritual gardens, and nature's four seasons, Park Hyatt Kyoto's hillside retreat is an architectural gem, designed as the quintessential guesthouse illuminated by the mist the moon, offering a unique blend of modern heritage and hospitality.
Rooms & Suites - Featuring 70 guest rooms, including 9 suites, the spaces at Park Hyatt Kyoto are inspired by the seasons and the senses, offering stillness and retreat from the bustle of Higashiyama's neighboring streets. Designed as a luxury guesthouse, Park Hyatt Kyoto's rooms and suites highlight local craftsmanship and materials, like fragrant tamo wood, original artwork, and zen garden views.
Dining - Park Hyatt Kyoto offers unique and diverse culinary experiences in the heart of Higashiyama Hills from both East and West, focusing on local, seasonal ingredients of the highest quality. The guests may enjoy breathtaking views of the famous Yasaka Pagoda from the Signature Restaurant and Bar during day or night, or savor authentic, traditional Japanese kaiseki cuisine in the family-run Kyoyamato, taking in sunset at one of its historic teahouses. "Yasaka- Signature Restaurant" - An unconventional approach to classic Japanese teppanyaki. Rather than bringing guests into the kitchen, Yasaka brings the kitchen into the restaurant. Here, skilled chefs showcase various cooking techniques and preparation methods - all featured on the live cooking stage that is the Japanese “teppan” or “steel plate.” Set to the breathtaking views of Kyoto’s famous Yasaka Pagoda, Yasaka’s finest, local ingredients and original recipes are curated by classically-trained, award-winning Chef de Cuisine Kampei Hisaoka. Dining at Yasaka is an unpredictable and unexpected journey with the personalization center stage.
Kyoto’s famed Japanese Kaiseki Restaurant - The stone steps of the old garden lead to Kyoyamato, a traditional ryotei and culinary institution serving authentic, seasonally-inspired kaiseki cuisine that dates back to 1877, during Japan's Meiji Era. Kyoyamato, a family-run business that has persisted for six generations, consists of several historic buildings, including "Soyotei," a storied teahouse from the Edo Era, a private room feudal warlords would secretly meet. "Kyoto Bistro" - Home-style cooking café. Park Hyatt Kyoto Dining Café - Dining with a connection to the neighborhood and community. A casual street-side café located in the bustling heart of Higashiyama, Kyoto Bistro features international and Japanese comfort foods crafted à la minute in a lively, open kitchen with locally-sourced and organic ingredients. A special display counter prominently features various pastries and cakes to enjoy during midday, paired with craft coffees and teas while overlooking the charming pedestrian streets and shops of Ninen-zaka. All dishes are served on exclusive, handmade earthenware created by Asahiyaki, a local pottery master with a heritage of over 400 years based in Uji, introducing diners to the region’s subtle beauty. Kyoto Bistro’s dynamic, all-day friendly, and fun atmosphere is perfect for everyone, whether visitors or locals.
Area Attractions - Kodaiji Temple, officially known as Kodaiji-jus Hozenji, dated back to the 17th century and was established by Kita-no-Mandokoro. In memory of her late husband Toyotomi Hideyoshi, Nene is one of Japan's "great unifiers." Its magnificent structures and superb walking gardens, maintained exclusively by master zen Gardner Yasuo Kitayama, who also landscapes Park Hyatt Kyoto’s gardens, delivers an architectural wonder mere steps from the hotel. Walk up the hill past its elegant buildings, tea houses, and bamboo grove for excellent views of the city.
Kiyomizu-Dera Temple - Otowasan Kiyomizu-Dera Temple, also known as Kiyomizu Temple, is a Buddhist temple over 1200 years old. Its name, derived from the Otowa Waterfall, refers to the purity of water. Located in Kyoto’s Higashiyama Hills, on Mt.Otowa peak, Kiyomizu-Dera is visited by guests who pay respect to Kannon, a deity of mercy and compassion. Surrounded by blessed nature and composed of several shrines and temples, Kiyomizu-Dera is one of Kyoto’s many UNESCO World Heritage Sites.