LXR Hotels & Resorts inaugurates its first Asia-Pacific property in Kyoto, Japan


Roku Kyoto is located under the breathtaking panorama of the majestic Takagamine Mountains north of Kyoto.

LXR Hotels & Resorts, one of Hilton’s three distinct luxury brands (NYSE: HLT), today announced its Asia-Pacific debut with the opening of Roku Kyoto. LXR Hotels & Resorts is a collection of legendary hotels in unique destinations that offers independent travelers a new taste of luxury defined by individuality and unique immersive local experiences. The property also represents Hilton’s inaugural property in Kyoto, Japan.

“Welcoming LXR Hotels & Resorts to Asia-Pacific marks a key milestone in expanding our luxury footprint in the region, complementing award-winning brands Waldorf Astoria and Conrad to deliver the full range of luxury experiences here” , noted Alain Watts, President, Asia-Pacific, Hilton. “We are delighted to partner with Tokyu Land Corporation and Tokyu Resorts & Stays Co., Ltd. to bring the LXR brand to Kyoto, one of the most attractive destinations in the world. I am confident that Roku Kyoto will provide a bespoke Kyoto experience and fully immerse travelers in the city’s unique charms, attracting both domestic and international travelers once it is possible to travel safely again.

“We are extremely pleased with the opening of Roku Kyoto, LXR Hotels & Resorts, and are delighted to partner with Hilton again following the successful launch of Kyukaruizawa Kikyo, Curio Collection by Hilton in 2018” noted Tatsuaki Takana, Managing Director and Head of Welfare Promotion Unit, Tokyu Land Corporation. “Roku Kyoto is a true representation of the LXR brand and presents a unique travel experience originating from Kyoto, its location, history and tradition. Tokyu Land Corporation’s mission remains unchanged during the pandemic, to work with the right partners to deliver the highest level of personalized service to our customers while providing comfort and safety to ensure their satisfaction and loyalty. ”

Like the other hotels in the LXR Hotels & Resorts portfolio, Roku Kyoto is located in a truly one-of-a-kind destination. Set under the breathtaking panorama of the majestic Takagamine Mountains in northern Kyoto, Roku Kyoto is nestled within the 28.6-acre Shozan Resort Kyoto, a luxury enclave home to some of Kyoto’s most remarkable and idyllic Japanese gardens, historic architecture and authentic tea rooms. The hotel is also located within walking distance of the famous Kinkaku-ji “Golden Pavilion” and other historic temples, such as Koetsuji Temple and Genkoan Temple.

“LXR Hotels & Resorts offers a network of distinctive, premier luxury hotels that thrive independently while united by their unrivaled commitment to personalized service, with each property delivering a truly local and captivating experience.” noted Feisal Jaffer, Global Manager, LXR Hotels & Resorts. “The highly anticipated opening of Roku Kyoto is the perfect addition to our expanding portfolio and a milestone for the brand as the first LXR property in the region. The hotel has been designed to reflect the traditions and tranquility of northern Kyoto, providing guests with authentic and meaningful experiences of the region. These experiences are visible through the cultural threads that are woven into every part of the hotel⁠ – from architecture and design to culinary experiences and experiential immersions that remain true to the history and heritage of the destination.

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