Kanamean Nishitomiya is one of the ryokans which have survived in the modern surroundings of downtown Kyoto. The wooden architecture hosts only seven suites which lead to a little Japanese garden with seasonal flowers.
The word “Kaname” of the hotel name has two meanings: the rivet of a fan and the key point. It is named after the history of fan making culture in the area, we hope for our guests to see Kanamean Nishitomiya as one of their key places in Kyoto.
The philosophy of Kanamean Nishitomiya is based on the teachings of ONKO – CHISHIN, the pursuit of new knowledge through studying what happened in the past, and learn from the ancient knowledge of wise men, ever since the establishment.
Style: Japanese style ryokan
Chain: Relais & Chateaux (Member since 2015)
Address: 604-8064 Tomikojidori Rokkaku Sagaru, Nakagyo-Ku, Kyoto
Check in time: From 14:00
Check out time: Before 11:00
Kanamean Nishitomiya is located on Tominokouji street. This area is called Honeyanocho, where many artisans have been making their livelihood by creating fans for centuries. Even now there are famous fan-shops such as Miyawaki-Baisendo, which have been passed from generation to generation.
Settings in the heart of Kyoto city, Kanamean Nishitomiya also providing easy access to famous temples and shrines; museums; Kyoto’s traditional craft shops; food markets; coffee shops; restaurants; movie theaters; popular department stores; famous brand shops; banks; post offices; bookstores etc.
Kanamean Nishitomiya, a Japanese style hotel (ryokan), is designed to mirror Kyoto’s beauty, allowing the guests to feel the city throughout their stay.
Kanamean Nishitomiya has seven rooms, each with its own distinct charm. The ryokan aims to elevate each room to its highest quality in order to bring pleasure and serenity to our guests. The rooms surround a Japanese garden that is carefully sculpted to reflect the beautiful scenery of Kyoto, enhancing Kyoto’s delicate wooden architecture within them.
Details of each room: https://www.kanamean.co.jp/en/room/index.html
Kanamean Nishitomiya is the first hotel and restaurant in Kyoto to become a member of Relais & Châteaux. The restaurant, Kaiseki, has been awarded as one star restaurant in the Michelin Guide since 2013, which also recognized as “very comfortable (three red pavilion)” from 2010.
Guests can experience the wonderful taste of Kyoto while savoring the culture & grace of life in this historical city. For dinner, the ryokan serves beautiful and tasty Japanese food, using only seasonal ingredients.