Accor has expanded its portfolio of hotels in Japan with the opening of the Mercure Kyoto Station hotel, the first Mercure branded hotel in the Kansai region and the sixth in the country.
Situated just minutes from JR Kyoto Station, the hotel boasts 225 guest rooms ranging in size from 23 to 34 square meters.
Rooms feature design elements that include motifs from the Heian period - a nod to the ancient history for which Kyoto is renowned.
Shumpei Mizuno, manager of Mercure Kyoto Station, said, “With 1,200 years of history, Kyoto is known as Japan's finest city for culture and tradition. We are honored 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.”
Mercure Kyoto Station is 500 meters from JR Kyoto Station and 47km from Osaka International Airport. Notable buildings such as Kyoto Tower and Shimabara Oomon are located within walking distance from the hotel while the World Heritage sites of Nishi Honganji and Toji are located within close proximity.© Asia Travel Tips