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Aman Kyoto

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Perched within an eighty-acre woodland sanctuary, Aman Kyoto seamlessly blends minimalist design with Kyoto's rich cultural and natural heritage, offering an unparalleled base for discovering the ancient city's historical landmarks and breathtaking landscapes.

Location

Kyoto / Japan
Style & Atmosphere
Minimalist elegance meets traditional Japanese aesthetics.

Designer

Kerry Hill, Architects Fremantle

Restaurants
2 Restaurants
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Property Type
Adult's Only
Check In - Check Out

Check in: 3pm - Check Out: 12am

Setting
Kyoto's hidden forest gem, steps from ancient wonders.
Theme
Cultural, Wellness, Architecture, Cuisine

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24 Rooms / 2 Suites

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Perched within an eighty-acre woodland sanctuary, Aman Kyoto seamlessly blends minimalist design with Kyoto's rich cultural and natural heritage, offering an unparalleled base for discovering the ancient city's historical landmarks and breathtaking landscapes.

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Aman Kyoto: An Exquisite Confluence of Architectural Mastery and Nature's Unspoiled Beauty, Crafted into a Luxurious Haven of Serenity

Amidst an expansive eighty-acre canvas of verdant forestland in the northern reaches of Kyoto, a sanctuary known as Aman Kyoto gracefully unfolds. This exceptional resort, a harmonious blend of nature's tranquility and the refined minimalism of Japanese design, invites discerning travelers into a realm where time seems to stand still. Conceived upon the grounds originally destined for a textile museum's garden, this serene hideaway has been transformed by the architectural visionaries at Kerry Hill Architects. With a careful selection of materials and a keen sensitivity to the environment, the resort has emerged as a series of pavilions that ascend delicately through the valley, their zinc roofs and black timber cladding epitomizing the essence of minimalist elegance. Each structure is thoughtfully placed to ensure that the natural beauty of the tall forests, ancient temples, and spiritual shrines that encircle the resort remain undisturbed, allowing guests to immerse themselves in the tranquil embrace of nature and architecture in perfect harmony.

A Tranquil Odyssey of Rejuvenation: The Unmatched Spa Experience at the Heart of Aman Kyoto

Nestled within the secluded gardens of Aman Kyoto lies a spa sanctuary that redefines the essence of relaxation and wellness. This bastion of tranquility, where the age-old tradition of Japanese onsen bathing is celebrated, offers guests an unparalleled spa experience that merges the restorative powers of nature with time-honored healing practices. The spa, set against the backdrop of the resort's serene forest and meditation areas, is a testament to the curative potential of the natural world, incorporating treatments that utilize indigenous ingredients such as Kyoto green tea and the nourishing properties of sake. The design of the spa, with its seamless indoor-outdoor flow, encourages a deep connection with the surrounding landscape, providing a peaceful refuge where guests can embark on a journey of personal rejuvenation. The hot spring onsen baths, a highlight of the spa experience, promise a deeply therapeutic escape, inviting guests to surrender to the soothing embrace of warm, mineral-rich waters under the canopy of the forest.

A Gateway to Cultural Riches: Exploring the Enigmatic Beauty of Kyoto from Aman Kyoto's Secluded Retreat

Perched amidst the lush, verdant landscapes that define Kyoto's northern expanse, Aman Kyoto serves as a sanctified gateway to the myriad cultural and historical treasures that have earned Kyoto its esteemed place on the world stage. This secluded oasis, ensconced in nature's embrace, offers an unparalleled vantage point from which to embark on explorations of the ancient city's heart and soul. From the whispering bamboo groves of Arashiyama to the serene beauty of the Philosopher's Path, each step outside the resort's tranquil confines leads into a realm where history and modernity dance in delicate balance. The proximity to revered sites, such as the iconic Fushimi Inari Shrine with its endless torii gates and the majestic Kiyomizu-dera Temple perched on its hillside, invites guests to delve deep into the rich tapestry of Kyoto's past. Here, in this city of timeless beauty and profound spiritual heritage, guests of Aman Kyoto are uniquely positioned to discover the enduring allure of Japan's cultural heart, experiencing the deep, resonant beauty that flows through Kyoto's ancient streets and sacred spaces.

A Tapestry of Immersive Experiences: Embarking on a Cultural and Natural Journey Within Aman Kyoto

Beyond the luxurious accommodations and spa treatments, Aman Kyoto serves as a gateway to a myriad of enriching experiences that capture the cultural and natural splendor of Kyoto. The resort is uniquely positioned to offer guests an intimate exploration of the city's rich heritage and breathtaking landscapes. From serene forest meditation sessions that foster a deep sense of inner peace to exhilarating cycling tours that navigate through Kyoto's historic heart, each activity is designed to offer a profound connection with the locale's storied past and majestic natural settings. The resort's proximity to iconic landmarks, including the mesmerizing Golden Pavilion, enhances the journey of discovery, allowing guests to delve into the soul of Kyoto's storied history and its spiritual essence. This immersive approach to guest experiences ensures that a stay at Aman Kyoto transcends the conventional, offering not just a visit, but a passage into the heart of Japanese tradition and the untouched beauty of its natural world.

In Harmony with Nature: The Seamless Integration of Aman Kyoto's Design with Its Forested Surroundings

Aman Kyoto stands as a beacon of architectural and environmental synergy, a place where the meticulous design of the resort integrates flawlessly with the natural beauty of its forested surroundings. The resort's pathways and the careful selection of indigenous plants create a landscape that blurs the lines between the built environment and the natural world, inviting the serene beauty of the forest into every corner of Aman Kyoto. The guest accommodations, with their expansive windows and minimalist interiors, serve as tranquil havens of peace, offering guests uninterrupted views of the enchanting woodland. In these spaces of understated luxury and serenity, the resort's commitment to preserving the integrity of its natural setting is evident, providing a refuge where guests can experience the profound tranquility and beauty of Japanese design

A Culinary Celebration of the Seasons: The Gastronomic Excellence of Aman Kyoto's Dining Venues

At Aman Kyoto, dining transcends mere sustenance to become a celebration of the regional bounty and the rhythmic change of seasons. Under the expert guidance of Chef Kentaro Torii, the resort's distinguished dining venues, including Taka-An and The Living Pavilion, emerge as temples of culinary artistry, where the ancient traditions of kaiseki cuisine are infused with a modern sensibility. Each dish, carefully crafted to highlight the purity and flavors of seasonal ingredients, offers a culinary journey through the diverse landscape of Kyoto's gastronomy. From the delicate nuances of wagyu beef to the earthy simplicity of vegetables sourced directly from the resort's gardens, the dining

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Location

By Plane:
Aman Kyoto is about 100 kilometers from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport, a two-hour drive away. Osaka's Itami Airport is closer, only an hour by car.

By Train:
Kyoto Station is 30 minutes from the hotel. Pavilion suite stays include free transfers; taxis are easily available for other guests.

By Car:
It's a 30-minute drive to Kyoto’s center from Aman Kyoto, which offers valet parking. However, the train offers a quicker, efficient option. The renowned local temple is a 20-minute walk from the hotel.

Accommodation

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Susuki Terrace
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Hinoki Wooden Soaking Tubs, Tatami Flooring, Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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Washigamine Pavilion

Washigamine Pavilion

This expansive 241sq m suite, nestled within the most secluded pavilion, offers stunning views of Mount Hiei and the lush gardens. It features a blend of luxury and traditional Japanese design, including a living room, tatami room, dining area, kitchen, and wine cellar. Accommodating up to five guests, it has two bedrooms with king-size beds or twins upon request, each with an ensuite that boasts hinoki wooden soaking tubs. The suite is a retreat into privacy and serenity, with a private hiking path to a meditation garden, complemented by modern amenities such as air-conditioning, TV, and exclusive Aman bath products.

Takagamine Pavilion

Takagamine Pavilion

The Takagamine Suite, a versatile 226sq m space, effortlessly transforms into a two-bedroom pavilion with the addition of futons in its tatami room. This suite encapsulates the essence of sophisticated lodging with its kitchen, living area, dining room, and wine cellar. It caters to up to five guests, offering ensuites in each bedroom that feature twin sinks and the luxurious touch of hinoki wooden tubs, with twin beds available upon request. The suite is equipped with modern comforts including air-conditioning, TV, and complimentary Aman bath products, ensuring a seamless blend of traditional Japanese elegance and contemporary convenience.

Hotaru King

Takagamine Suite

This 166sq m suite, nestled within a Pavilion, offers serene views of the garden, forest, and distant Mount Hiei. It features a cozy living area and a separate bedroom equipped with a king-size bed or twins upon request, complemented by an ensuite bathroom adorned with twin sinks and a traditional hinoki tub. Each suite is thoughtfully equipped with modern conveniences such as air-conditioning, TV, and complimentary amenities including bottled water, tea and coffee, and exclusive Aman bath products, ensuring a stay of utmost comfort and luxury amidst natural beauty.

Hotaru King

These 60sq m rooms for three guests, positioned beside the Kamiya River, offer peaceful views from the ground or first floor, either of the garden or maple trees. Traditional in design, they feature a king-size bed, living area with tatami floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The ensuite includes twin sinks, a rain shower, and a hinoki tub. Amenities like air-conditioning, TV, free bottled water, tea, coffee, and Aman bath products ensure a comfortable, modern stay amidst natural beauty.

Kaede King

These 60sq m rooms, ideal for three guests and located on the first floor, offer views of the gardens, pathways, and forest, embracing traditional ryokan-inspired design with tatami flooring, hinoki wooden soaking tubs, and alcoves. Featuring a king-size bed and an ensuite bathroom equipped with a rain shower and twin sinks, each room combines the essence of Japanese aesthetics with the comforts of modern amenities, including free bottled water, TV, air-conditioning, and complimentary tea, coffee, and Aman bath products for a serene and luxurious stay.

Susuki Terrace

For three guests, these serene 60sq m ground-floor rooms open onto a tranquil terrace with views of a private moss garden. Echoing the serene aesthetics of a traditional ryokan, the rooms feature tatami flooring, alcoves, and sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows. A king-size bed anchors the space, leading to an ensuite bathroom equipped with a hinoki wooden soaking tub, a rain shower, and twin sinks. Modern conveniences are thoughtfully provided, including free bottled water, TV, air-conditioning, and an array of Aman bath products, alongside tea and coffee facilities, ensuring a blend of traditional charm and contemporary comfort.

Nara King

Located centrally within the resort, these 60sq m ground-floor rooms for three guests offer captivating views of maple trees through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows in the living area. Imbued with the spirit of a classic ryokan, the design features tatami flooring, serene alcoves, and hinoki wooden soaking tubs for a deeply authentic experience. A plush king-size bed leads to an ensuite bathroom equipped with twin sinks and a refreshing rain shower. Each room is furnished with modern amenities including free bottled water, TV, air-conditioning, as well as tea, coffee, and luxurious Aman bath products, blending traditional Japanese elegance with the comforts of contemporary living.

Susuki King

These 60sq m rooms, designed for three guests, are situated on either the ground or first floor, offering views of the garden or the cityscape, framed by maple and cherry trees. Echoing the traditional ryokan style, the décor features tatami flooring, alcoves, and expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. Comfort is paramount, with a king-size bed, a bedroom-adjacent hinoki wooden soaking tub, and an ensuite bathroom equipped with a rain shower and twin sinks. Each room is thoughtfully appointed with modern amenities, including air-conditioning, TV, and complimentary essentials such as bottled water, tea and coffee, and exclusive Aman bath products, ensuring a stay that beautifully blends tradition with contemporary luxury.

Dining

Best Table
Choose a table by the window for garden views and natural light.
Dress Code
Opt for elegant attire with a nod to traditional Japanese elegance: think chic dresses, linen trousers, and sophisticated layers.
Must try dish
Indulge in the Wagyu beef kaiseki for a sublime taste of local cuisine.

The Living Pavilion

This convivial dining space rests at the heart of Aman Kyoto, offering elegant interiors and a bar arranged around a central fireplace. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open onto an ornate terrace, with beautiful views of the surrounding gardens and forest. Open throughout the day and into the night, the restaurant serves both home-cooked Kyoto-style cuisines, and innovative and comforting Western dishes.

Taka-An

Open to both Aman guests and non-residents, Taka-an offers an invitation to experience the authentic Japanese art of hospitality, which is characterised by balance and equilibrium – and where the texture of the tableware is as important as the flavour of the food on the plate. In this fastidiously curated environment, every element – atmosphere, design and cuisine – work together, in harmony.

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Location
Kyoto / Japan
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Location

By Plane:
Aman Kyoto is about 100 kilometers from Osaka’s Kansai International Airport, a two-hour drive away. Osaka's Itami Airport is closer, only an hour by car.

By Train:
Kyoto Station is 30 minutes from the hotel. Pavilion suite stays include free transfers; taxis are easily available for other guests.

By Car:
It's a 30-minute drive to Kyoto’s center from Aman Kyoto, which offers valet parking. However, the train offers a quicker, efficient option. The renowned local temple is a 20-minute walk from the hotel.

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