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Hilton to launch first Hilton Garden Inn in Japan

Hilton Garden Inn Kyoto Shijo Karasuma will open in 2022.


Hilton on 11th December,2020 announced the signing of a management agreement for the first Hilton Garden Inn in Japan. Inked in partnership with Godo Gaisha Kyoto Shijo Hotel Management, the hotel is scheduled to open in December 2022.

The hotel will be located in central Kyoto, close to popular tourist attractions such as Gion, a tourist-favorite with its high concentration of traditional wooden machiya merchant houses, and Nijo Castle, a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the best surviving examples of castle palace architecture from Japan’s feudal era.


The hotel will consist of 250 guest rooms. It will have a full-service restaurant, a bar, a fitness room and The Shop, a self service retail space. The hotel will serve as a convenient base for both leisure and business travellers.

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