Unforgettable Encounters with Artisans, Tea Masters and Maiko in Kyoto

The Junei Hotel Kyoto and its sister property the Junei Hotel Kyoto Imperial Palace West are tranquil, exclusive hideaways with a deeply relaxing Zen-like ambiance and beautiful fittings sourced from local master craftsmen. These include Kyo-Karakami embossed paper headboards, tapestries made with yumekorozome, a unique local dye, and large bathtubs made of Hinoki cypress or Shigaraki ceramics. The experience takes guests deeper into Kyoto culture by offering private excursions to see some of those craftsmen at work, and private in-room experiences such as traditional tea ceremonies and rarely permitted, charming encounters with a maiko, one of Kyoto’s famed apprentice geishas.

A visit to the hotel’s Niku Kappou Futago, for a multi-course wagyu beef dinner served in different styles, is an essential trip for foodies.

These 8-room and 11-room boutique hotels can be booked in their entirety for private parties. For more information and bookings, get in touch with our reservation team in Japan at:
[email protected]

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