The Thousand, Kyoto

Deluxe - ££££

Ready to explore Kyoto? Book a stay at The Thousand Kyoto for luxury, dining and rejuvenation all in one charming tea-house style hotel.

The Thousand is a hotel with a fascinating design, a modern reinvention of the traditional Japanese teahouse. It’s 222 minimalist-style rooms and public spaces nestle in a tiered structure, overlooking gardens and terraces.

It also makes the perfect base camp for exploring Kyoto city centre. Thanks to a convenient Shimogyo Ward location close to Kyoto Station, you’ll be able to walk from the hotel to all kinds of fabulous attractions. Local highlights include Kyoto Tower, the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple and Maruyama Park, along with many other museums and cultural must-sees.

That’s of course if you can drag yourself away from the hotel, where you’ll have your pick of gourmet dining experiences, wellness treatments and even a full authentic Kyoto tea ceremony.


Rooms and suites at The Thousand Kyoto boast razor-sharp contemporary style, along with the softest, plushest hypoallergenic beds. You’ll enjoy a spacious, air conditioned and soundproofed guest room, complete with free Wi-Fi, mini bar and flatscreen TV. There’s even an iPad included in your room, so you can get online and plan your itinerary.

Hungry? Head to the Scalae restaurant for Italian a la carte, or the Kizahashi with its open kitchen for a more authentic Japanese dining experience. There’s also a bar, coffee house and superb wellness centre, where you can work up a sweat in the gym before enjoying an indulgent full body massage.

If you need anything at all, the dedicated multi-lingual staff at the 24-hour front desk will be delighted to help.

Why we love it

You’ll want for nothing at The Thousand Kyoto. This all-singing, all-dancing hotel has absolutely everything you need for a luxurious break in the city centre. And thanks to its fabulous restaurants, it’s utter heaven for foodies.

Plan your stay at The Thousand Kyoto today!

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