5 of the best restaurants & hotels in Kyoto listed by the Michelin Guide

16.November.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD / SPOT

The Michelin Guide is an internationally known reference guide that lists the best hotels and restaurants by rating everything from the ingredients to the service and even cost performance. In this article, we take a look at several hotels and restaurants in Kyoto that are listed by Michelin.


Hotel Grand Bach Kyoto Select


This hotel has featured in the Michelin Guide four years in a row since its opening including this year’s “Michelin Guide Kyoto & Osaka 2018.” The name of the hotel comes from German composer Johann Sebastian Bach as they aim to create the same comfortable and soothing music that Bach was known for, offering a “Bach” (“brook” in German) hospitality that promises a soothing atmosphere. The hotel is conveniently located near Shijō Station along Shijō Street where the Gion Festival is held, as well as Kawaramachi Station via the Hankyu Kyoto Line. The hotel also has concierge service in addition to a super healthy and delicious breakfast menu created by expert nutritionists, free nighttime chazuke, large public baths and more. It is renowned for its attentive service and is the perfect location for travelers.



“Hotel Grand Bach Kyoto Select”

Address: 363 Naramono-cho, Shijo Teramachi Nishiiri, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto 600-8004 (京都府京都市下京区四条通寺町西入奈良物町363)

TEL: 075-221-2211

Website: http://www.grandbach.com/kyoto/






Hoshinoya Kyoto won the highest rank “5 Red Pavilion” (“the most gorgeous and high-quality accommodation”) in the accommodation branch of Michelin Guide Kyoto & Osaka 2018, making it the 6th time the hotel has made the rankings. The accommodation facility is located in Oku-Arashiyama which your arrive at by riding a small boat from “Togetsukyo,” a popular tourist location, for ten minutes and tracing back up the river. You can view the river from the 100-year-old rooms created as a “personal waterside residence” while enjoying the seasonal views of Kyoto’s beautiful nature. Hoshinoya Kyoto also holds different events for each season.


Full Details: http://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/75673



“Hoshinoya Kyoto”

Address: 11-2 Ganrokuzancho, Arashiyama, Nishikyoku, Kyotoshi, Kyoto,  616-0007 (〒616-0007 京都府京都市西京区嵐山元録山町11-2)

Access: 10 minutes on foot from Hankyu Arashiyama Station / 30 minutes by car from Kyoto South IC

TEL: 0570-073-066 (Hoshinoya reservation)

Number of rooms: 25 (check in from 15:00 / check out by 12:00)

Fee: ¥81,000 (one night per room, fees for meals are not included, tax and service fee are included)


Homepage:  http://hoshinoyakyoto.jp/

Hoshino Resort: http://www.hoshinoresort.com/


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