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Galette de Rois
Galette de Rois
November 24, 2022

From Wednesday 4 January to Sunday 15 January 2023, Park Hyatt Kyoto will be selling Galette des Rois, a traditional French pastry to celebrate the New Year.

The "fève", which is said to bring happiness, is made by Asahiyaki, a 400-year-old pottery in Uji, Kyoto, and the Galette des Rois is made with almond cream made according to a traditional recipe and topped with rare Tanba chestnuts and yuzu (citron) from Mizuo, Kyoto.

The Park Hyatt Kyoto original Galette des Rois, a perfect combination of traditional French culture and the essence of Kyoto, is available in a limited edition of 50 units. Reservations can be made online.

Galette de Rois

King Deluxe Guestroom with View
Stay with Jidai Matsuri (Jidai Festival) special seating ticket
4 October, 2022

Limited special seats tickets for Jidai Matsuri for guests who stays more than 2 night frorm 22nd at any room and guest who stay in a suite room on 21st or 22nd.

Jidai Matsuri is one of the three major festivals in Kyoto and approximately 2,000citizens will parade through the streets of Kyoto dressed in period costumes from the Meiji Restoration Period to the Enryaku Period when Heian-kyo was built.

Guests, will be provided with tickets to view the parade from special seats.

Enjoy the breathtaking procession from special seats. The procession lasts about 2km long and showcases beautiful costume from various period from 1000 years of history of Kyoto.

Jidai Matsuri
Date: Saturday, October 22, 2022 12:00 - 16:00

※In case of rain, the festival will be held on the following day, October 23.

King Deluxe Guestroom with View

Fire drill in accordance with the Fire Service Law for our colleagues 

Dear Guests

Thank you for staying with us at Park Hyatt Kyoto.

To ensure the safety of all our guests, we will be conducting a fire drill in accordance with the Fire Service Law for our colleagues during this period.

Date: Friday, October 14, 2022

Time : 14:00 - 15:00 (subject to delay)

Assumed duration : 1 hour

Details of the drill: Emergency bells, emergency broadcasts, fire drills, evacuation drills

*We will be broadcasting an in-house announcement before the start of the fire drill. As part of the drill, an emergency bell will be set off and an emergency broadcast will be played, our colleague will also be running along the corridors and calling out for help.

The safety of our guest is important to us. We appreciate your understanding on the importance of the fire drill. We seek your cooperation and sincerely apologize for any inconvenience caused. 

Outage Announcement
February 9, 2022
On May 11th between 1:00 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., the hotel will perform a scheduled temporary blackout or shut down of electricity by law. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and we thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

KYOTO BISTRO / The Living Room Open Hours 6,7 August, 2022
2 August, 2022

Please be informed that we have some of changes about KYOTO BISTRO operation due to Collaboration Event on 6th and 7th of August.

Breakfast 7:00-10:30 
Lucnh 11:30-13:30 L.O., 15:00 Close
Dinner 18:00- (Event on 1st floor)

***NINENZAKA TEA TIME  not available.

The Living Room
We will be offering limited A la Carte menu from 17:00 – 20:00 (Last Order)

Gion Festival - Park Hyatt Kyoto

This summer Park Hyatt Kyoto is offering a special stay package that includes tickets to the Gion Festival, considered by many to be one of the three major festivals in Japan.

For the first time in three years, the festival will be held in its original form, with special seating for the Yamahoko procession, the highlight of the festival. Spend a memorable summer day experiencing the history of Kyoto while watching the Yamahoko procession, which is also called a "moving museum".

Learn more

Gion Festival - Park Hyatt Kyoto


Park Hyatt Kyoto x Shumpei Ohsugi

The 2 year Anniversary Exhibition

October 28, 2021

To commemorate the second anniversary of the opening of the hotel, a photo exhibition will be held from October 30 until November 30, 2021 by Mr. Shumpei Ohsugi, a popular photographer who has been taking pictures for Park Hyatt Kyoto for the past three years. The exhibition will feature 30 beautiful images that capture a moment in time, showcasing the seasonal beauty of Higashiyama and the various traditional craftsmen and women who partner with Park Hyatt Kyoto to support the rich culture of Kyoto.


Shumpei Ohsugi

Born in Tokyo in 1982, Shumpei Ohsugi later studied photography and art in London. Collaborating with various domestic and international brands and taking promotional photos for hundreds of actors and companies, his work has been featured everywhere from magazines and catalogues to television and online. In 2020, he was awarded the Public Prize at "THE EDITORS PHOTO AWARD ZOOMS JAPAN 2020" organized by CP+, after receiving the most votes from the public. "I have been shooting at the Park Hyatt Kyoto since before it opened and I use LEICA consistently in my photography, because I believe it captures the beauty and warmth of the atmosphere there. With this photography project, I believe there will be new discoveries and experiences waiting for us and I look forward to spending time with everyone.”

Event name: "Park Hyatt Kyoto’s 2nd Anniversary Photo Exhibition”
Summary: A photo exhibition by photographer Shumpei Ohsugi for Park Hyatt Kyoto.
Price: Free
Reservations: Not required
Period: Saturday, October 30, 2021 through Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
Location: Park Hyatt Kyoto, 360 Masuya-cho, Kodaiji, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 605-0826, Japan

For more information, please contact us by phone or email: 075-531-1234 /




Park Hyatt Kyoto celebrates its second year anniversary

"Capture a Timeless Moment" stay plan

October 28, 2021

Thanks to the support of our guests and community, Park Hyatt Kyoto is celebrating its second anniversary since its opening on 30 October 2019. Blessed with a location within walking distance of Gion, Kiyomizu-dera and Kodai-ji temple, Park Hyatt Kyoto coexists on the site with Sanso Kyoyamato, an historic traditional ryotei restaurant.

With magnificent city views and the Higashiyama hills forming a backdrop, the luxury guesthouse provides personalized services designed to help you forget the hustle and bustle of the city and tap into the tranquility of Kyoto.

Park Hyatt Kyoto is pleased to announce the "Capture a Timeless Moment" project, created to inspire people to take the next step towards a new future and experience the richness of travel. Participants of the "Capture a Timeless Moment" campaign will take to the streets of Kyoto with a Leica, the camera of choice for photographers worldwide, around their neck and a professional photographer by their side. With the personal guidance of a seasoned professional, participants will learn how to use a Leica camera to take pictures of the surrounding natural landscape, the changing of the seasons and other subjects that may usually escape their notice. This is a journey of self-reflection.

Premium Plan
Mr. Shumpei Ohsugi, a renowned photographer and Leica camera user himself, will be the personal guide for this 3-day, 2-night plan, which includes a photography session using the Leica Q2 compact digital camera, one of the most respected cameras in the photography world.
On the first day, participants will enjoy a personalized photography experience through Kyoto and visit the Leica Store Kyoto in Gion to discover the world of Leica. On the second day, there will be a hand-printing workshop at the world's only collotype printing company, Benrido, which receives recognition from photographers and artists around the world. At the end of the day, participants will be presented with a framed copy of their favorite image.


Product name: "Leica Collaboration Package Premium Plan”
Product Summary: A 3-day/2-night plan that includes a photography session with Shumpei Ohsugi, a visit to the Leica Store Kyoto, and a collotype printing experience at Benrido.
* A Leica camera will be lent to guests who apply.
*There is limit for the maximum number of participants.
*Cancellation fee will be charged 14 days in advance.

* This plan is for a specific date and time.
November 26-28/ 27-29/ 28-30/ 29-Dec1
December 10-12/ 11-13/ 12-14/ 13-15
January 14-16/ 15-17/ 16-18/ 17-19
February 25-27/ 26-28/ 27-Mar1/ 28-Mar2
March 4-6/ 5-7/ 6-8/ 7-9
April 22-24/ 23-25/ 24-26/ 27-29

-380,000 yen per person, per room on a single use basis, excluding tax and service charge.
-430,000 yen per room, when 2 people are participating on a double occupancy basis (excluding tax and service charge)
Sales and reservation period: From Friday, October 27, 2021 until Monday, April 25, 2022
Location: Park Hyatt Kyoto, 360 Kodaiji Masuya-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 605-0826, Japan
Online reservations:






Soyotei-Kyoyamato-Park Hyatt Kyoto
Private Cocktail Time at Soyotei
October 14, 2021

Park Hyatt Kyoto is accepting reservations for Private Cocktail Time - "KOHAKU at SOYOTEI - Evening Cocktails with stunning views of Yasaka Pagoda and the Kyoto Sunset".

At the "Soyo-tei" tearoom of "Kyoyamato", a ryotei (traditional Japanese restaurant) established in 1877, located on the hotel grounds, guests can enjoy breathtaking views of Kyoto while indulging in five special cocktails paired with four courses of Japanese cuisine. Cocktails are prepared exclusively by the bartender of the hotel’s "Kohaku" bar. Park Hyatt Kyoto and “Kyoyamato” provide the ultimate private cocktail experience in Kyoto for those guests celebrating an important moment with their special someone.

Welcome cocktail
After arriving at Soyotei, guests are greeted with a refreshing seasonal fruit cocktail combining vodka with seasonal fruit.

The Gardens
A collaboration between Park Hyatt Kyoto and Kyoyamato, two types of cocktails were created to represent the changing seasons and the gardens that reflect the colors of those seasons. These cocktails feature Park Hyatt Kyoto's original gin "Kinobi Seiryu" produced by Kyoto Distillery while ingredients indigenous to Kyoto are also incorporated.

The KYOTO Experience
A drink prepared to encourage guests to enjoy the timeless scenery such as Yasaka Pagoda, the shared gardens, and beautiful Kyoto skyline from Soyotei. This cocktail features Matsumoto Brewery Shuhari ID591 (original to Park Hyatt Kyoto) and combines seasonal citrus with Japanese spirits TUMUGI and Maraschino.

The Last Samurai
The last cocktail is the signature cocktail of Kohaku. This cocktail boasts a rich flavor and is based on the 20-year aged Dictador combined with Hojicha and vermouth. It is a cocktail fit for the Samurai warriors who fought during the Meiji Restoration.

Private Cocktail Time

Reservation Period: Until March 23, 2022
Period of stay: Until March 31, 2022
Entry time: 15:00 (90 minutes)
Number of persons: 2 to 4 persons
Plan price: 68,310 yen (including tax and service charge) for two persons
Additional 15,180 yen per person
Location: Kyoyamato "Soyotei”

*This plan is only available for guests staying at the hotel.
*Please make a reservation at least 7 days in advance.
* 100% cancellation fee will be charged if reservation is made less than 6 days in advance.
*Additional beverages can be ordered.
*Please note that there are no snacks available.

Phone: +81 75 531 1234

Soyotei-Kyoyamato-Park Hyatt Kyoto

Pagoda House-Park Hyatt Kyoto
Chef’s Private Dinner at Pagoda House
October 14, 2021

Park Hyatt Kyoto is accepting reservations for the limited time Chef’s Private Dinner at Pagoda House room package available in the hotel’s signature suite Pagoda House.
This package is an ideal option for guests looking to spend a memorable day such as their wedding anniversary, birthday, or celebrating a milestone with their loved ones.

Pagoda House sits atop the property, embedded in the gentle slopes of Higashiyama Hills. As Park Hyatt Kyoto's signature suite, this guest room boasts exquisite views of famed Yasaka Pagoda, Kyoto's urban expanse and the dramatic sunset, providing the perfect backdrop for a special stay.
Executive Chef Tsuyoshi Iryo has created an exclusive one-night-only custom prepared course dinner menu for guests that book this room package. From Pagoda House’s private kitchen, Chef Iryo and the hotel’s resident sommelier will help to create a dinner worthy of your special occasion.

The menu will consist of an amuse bouche, appetizer, followed by entrees of succulent fish and meat, ending with a delectable dessert. A glass of rare champagne will be served before the meal, and afterwards, guests will have a chance to discuss with the sommelier about the beverages of choice, which will be paired in harmony with the Chef Iryo’s menu.

Chef’s Private Dinner at Pagoda House - Special Course Menu Served in Hotel’s Signature Suite Room

Reservation Period: Until Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Period of stay: Until March 31, 2022
Room type: Pagoda House – Signature Suite
Accommodation fee: From 1,653,355 yen per person, per night (including tax and service charge)
Plan includes: One night accommodation for two, 5-course custom prepared dinner with wine pairings including one bottle of champagne, and breakfast for two
Dinner start time: Please choose a time between 17:00 and 19:30 (dinner duration will be approximately 2 hours)

*Please make a reservation at least one week prior to stay.
*Please cancel or change the number of guests at least 7 days prior to the reservation date.
*This package can be booked for up to 4 people. Meals can be prepared for an additional charge of 63,250 yen per person. Please contact hotel for details.
*The champagne can be changed to non-alcoholic. Additional beverages can be ordered.

Phone: +81 75 531 1234


Pagoda House-Park Hyatt Kyoto

Movie of "Crafts Night vol.10" is now online
August 30, 2021

CRAFTS NIGHT is an event held periodically by GO ON, a Kyoto-based group with backgrounds in traditional Japanese crafts, together with Park Hyatt Kyoto. A theme for each event encourages open discussion among the presenters, guest speakers and attendees in order to share learning.

The 10th CRAFTS NIGHT will be hosted by Mr. Takahiro Yagi, Master of Kaikado, with special guest, Mr. Hirotoshi Maruwaka,  head of EN TEA, a Tokyo-based tea house. The theme of the event is “Rediscover Crafts and Tea.”

Please enjoy the movie with English subtitles at the following link:

Movie of “Crafts Night vol. 9” is now online
May 20, 2021

CRAFTS NIGHT is an event held periodically by GO ON, a Kyoto-based group with backgrounds in traditional Japanese crafts, together with Park Hyatt Kyoto. A theme for each event encourages open discussion among the presenters, guest speakers and attendees in order to share learning.

In the 9th CRAFTS NIGHT on January 22, 2021, ceramic artist Akishi Niizato and wooden artist Shuji Nakagawa discussed beauty and aesthetics which form the core of kôgei (craftwork).

Please enjoy the movie with English subtitles at the following link:

Movie of “Crafts Night vol. 8” is now online
May 20, 2021

CRAFTS NIGHT is an event held periodically by GO ON, a Kyoto-based group with backgrounds in traditional Japanese crafts, together with Park Hyatt Kyoto. A theme for each event encourages open discussion among the presenters, guest speakers and attendees in order to share learning.

In the 8th CRAFTS NIGHT on October 9, 2020, Hosai Matsubayashi, the 16th master of Asahiyaki (a family owned pottery in Uji, Kyoto) welcomed a special guest, Yuki Nara, an architect whose father is the 11th generation of Ohi-yaki Chozaemon of Ohi-yaki Pottery with a 350-year history.  They discussed the theme “Beyond borders”.

You can now enjoy the movie with English subtitles by clicking the following links:

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Sunset view
Park Hyatt Kyoto’s spring original gifts are now for sale
March 22, 2021

Park Hyatt Kyoto is now offering two flavors of pound cakes, four types of baked sweets, and an assorted gift box, which are available in special boxes, perfect as gifts. They can be booked on-line or by telephone. Delivery service is available nationwide.

More details about booking information:

Sunset view

Park Hyatt Kyoto has received the HACCP 2021 certification.
March 11, 2021
Park Hyatt Kyoto has received the HACCP 2021 certification, a guideline for food hygiene management as of January 30, 2020. To pursue food safety and security, at Park Hyatt Kyoto we built an in-house Food Safety Management team to strengthen our already existing system since our opening in October 2019. In the interest of promoting food safety and sustainability internationally, Park Hyatt Kyoto will continue to provide hospitality through food with a high level of awareness.

Award winning in the 'Best Hotel & Tourism Development' category at the MIPIM Asia Awards 2020!
January 29, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Kyoto Higashiyama Project, consisting of Sanso Kyoyamato and Park Hyatt Kyoto, was selected as the winner in the 'Best Hotel & Tourism Development' category at the MIPIM Asia Awards 2020!

Congratulations to Takenaka Corporation, Tony Chi Studio (for Interior design) and Mr. Yasuo Kitayama (for Landscape architecture) on their collaborative design work!


Park Hyatt Kyoto Suite Promotion Awaking Box
Craftsmanship Suite Room Experience “Layers of Memories” - 1st Anniversary special

The “Craftsmanship Package” can be booked by choosing one of the nine suite rooms at Park Hyatt Kyoto, and includes a special box full of unique crafts created in collaboration with the Kyoto-based artist collaboration "GO ON" along with a selected personalized Kyoto experience. GO ON is a group formed by the successors of Kyoto's traditional craftspeople out of respect and gratitude for the traditions and culture that have been passed down through the ages.

More details about booking information:

Park Hyatt Kyoto Suite Promotion Awaking Box

Park Hyatt Kyoto KYOTO BISTRO
KYOTO BISTRO starts new to-go menu 

When Park Hyatt Kyoto reopens July 1, 2020, we will launch our special “to-go” menu using fresh ingredients from our home-style café, Kyoto Bistro. We hope you will enjoy Kyoto Bistro’s special comfort food at your home as well.

To-go Menu

Launch date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Hours:7:00-20:00 (L.O.)  ※To-go 11:30-20:00 (L.O.)

Reservations required:on-line or phone (075-531-1234)

Park Hyatt Kyoto KYOTO BISTRO