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December 4th, 2013 HOSHINOYA Kyoto will Re-open on 1st Feburary 2014
HOSHINOYA Kyoto will renewal open on 1st Feb. 2014
Announcing a launch of a new boat with terrace, which will allow passengers to enjoy to the full the natural beauty of Arashiyama gorge and Salon and Bar “Kura” for for your quality relaxation time!
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November 21th, 2013 At the height of the fall foliage in Kyoto
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Japanese are proud of the autumn colors in Kyoto, and like to show them off to the rest of the world. This year it is a bit earlier than normal and the best time is aroud this week.
October 2th, 2013 Any reservations for April 2014 onward
Due to the expected change in consumption tax, we are currently unable to accept any reservations for April 2014 onward.
HOSHINOYA currently plan to start accepting reservations for this period from the middle of October, 2013 and KAI resume that as soon as we are ready.
September 28th, 2013 Important Notice: Updated Information about the Effect of Typhoon No. 18
Due to the effect of Typhoon No. 18, some of HOSHINOYA Kyoto's facilities and their surrounding areas have suffered significant damage. Unfortunately, this means that we will need to take some time to repair them. We have, therefore, taken the decision to close our resort during this period of repair.
We shall be opening our doors to the public once again on February 1st, 2014.
We had initially hoped to resume our services within this year. However, we have now ascertained that our repairs will take longer than originally envisaged. We sincerely apologize to all of our customers, including those with existing reservations, as well as companies who do business with us, for the extreme worry and inconvenience that this is likely to cause you.
We intend to take this period of repair as an opportunity to turn our establishment into an even more charming location for customers to visit. All our members of staff will work earnestly to ensure we can reopen our doors as soon as possible.
Additionally, we would like to extend our most sincere gratitude to our customers for their warm and kind words of encouragement.
We shall look forward to your continued patronage in the future.
Any reservations for April 2014 onward
September 16th, 2013 Notice: Temporary Closing due to the impact of Typhoon No.18.
This is a notice about the temporary closing due to the impact of Typhoon No. 18 that directly hit Japan on September 16th (Monday).With Typhoon No. 18 landing in Honshu Japan, HOSHINOYA Kyoto will be closed at this current time from September 16 th (Monday) to September 23rd (Monday). We ask for our customer's understanding and cooperation for this inconvenience and trouble.Please contact us via inquiry form here if any inquiries.
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March 12th, 2013 In the News: Hoshino Resorts' CEO, Yoshiharu HOSHINO is now featured in "50 people building tomorrow's Japan" 2013 special supplement of Zoom Japon.
Hoshino Resorts' CEO, Yoshiharu HOSHINO is now featured in Zoom Japon, 2013's 50 People building tomorrow's Japon.
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In the article: He speaks about HOSHINOYA Kyoto and the brand new property, HOSHINOYA Okinawa
October 17th, 2012 HOSHINOYA Kyoto's main dining is awarded as 1 michelin star of MICHELIN Guide Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe-Nara 2013
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MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013 12 restaurants with three stars, 52 with two stars (including 1 ryokan)
And 213 with one star (including 3 ryokans)
Michelin has announced the publication of the MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013, which offers a selection of the best restaurants, ryokans and hotels in these four cities.The Guide includes a total of 362 establishments of which 273 are restaurants, 46 hotels and 43 ryokans.
MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013 (Japanese version) goes on sale in Japan on 19th October 2012 and the English version in January 2013 in the UK.In the MICHELIN Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013 selection there are:
* 12 restaurants with three stars: 5 in Kyoto, 4 in Osaka, 2 in Kobe and 1 in Nara.
* 51 restaurants with two stars: 24 in Kyoto, 14 in Osaka, 10 in Kobe and 3 in Nara and 1 ryokan (in Kyoto).
* 210 restaurants with one star: 72 in Kyoto, 81 in Osaka, 39 in Kobe and 18 in Nara and 3 ryokans (in Kyoto). – 14 restaurants join the selection with one star (6 in Kyoto, 6 in Osaka, 2 in Kobe). – A contemporary French restaurant joins the selection in Kyoto for the first time. – 1 ryokan has been awarded 1 star (Kyoto).
HOSHINOYA Kyoto was awarded one Michelin star.
Hoshinoya Kyoto’s Executive Chef, Ichiro Kubota was born into a Kyoto-Gion restaurant family, which is how he first studied the basics of Kyoto kaiseki cuisine. After the apprenticeship at a famous restaurant in France, Kubota served as head chef at ‘Umu’, a Japanese restaurant in London, which was awarded one Michelin star. His style of cooking at HOSHINOYA Kyoto is seasonal kaiseki cuisine that captures the essence of Kyoto culinary tradition, yet is influenced by sophisticated cooking techniques and products from abroad.In addition to this 1 michelin star news, we've also been categorized for the first time in Ryokan Five Pavilion-Red, next to Tawaraya-ryokan, Hiiragiya-ryokan and Ugenta.
Please find more about Michelin Guide Kyoto Osaka Kobe Nara 2013 on
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October 4th, 2012 In the News : Japan was selected as "Favorite Long Haul Country" in UK Guardian's Travel Award 2012 issue.
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Japan was voted top long-haul country and Tokyo best overseas city in the Guardian Travel Awards on the weekend.
In the same issue, Charlie Brooker’s Kyoto feature was in the special travel awards issue of The Guardian.
Please find Charlie Brooker's unique feature called "Raw passion", and you'll find Therea Japanese cookery lesson in a rare visit to a Japanese home. HOSHINOYA Kyoto can be selected as a "Up-grade" choice of this"Cooking Lesson" Tour at Inside Japan Tours.