AccorHotels is expanding its luxury footprint in Japan with the new-build MGallery by Sofitel Kyoto set to open after Q4 of 2018. The announcement comes as demand for boutique lifestyle hotels with a unique personality and story rises. MGallery is a collection of high-end hotels that are highly individual, bringing local stories to life to enrich guests’ experiences of their destination.
The 144-room MGallery by Sofitel Kyoto will open near famous attractions including Yasaka-jinja Shrine and the famous geisha district of Gion. Adjacent to Sanjo Kiehan Station and 15 minutes from the bullet train hub of Kyoto Station, the hotel will inspire guests to discover the best of Kyoto, which has long been recognized as the cradle of Japanese culture and heritage.
The new MGallery will be located in the heart of bustling Sanjo, one of Kyoto’s most popular dining and shopping precincts. The hotel has been designed elegantly to depict the culture and traditions of Sanjo in a modernized way.
By blending the refined French art of hospitality with the wholehearted Japanese attention guests know as omotenashi, the hotel will offer memorable moments that are strongly linked to the local landscape and culture of one of Japan’s most beautiful cities.
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