Oakwood makes Kyoto debut

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Japan: Oakwood has opened its first property in Japan’s UNESCO World Heritage destination.

Oakwood Hotel Oike Kyoto is Oakwood’s 12th property in Japan and also marks Oakwood’s debut in the former Japanese capital, which is home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites as well as thousands of temples, shrines and gardens.

Being one of the few international serviced apartments brands in the fabled ancient city, Oakwood Hotel Oike Kyoto features 120 rooms and studio apartments with fully-equipped kitchens and laundry facilities.

“Following the success of Oakwood’s operations in Tokyo and Yokohama, we are delighted to make our market entry into Kyoto, which is one of the world’s iconic historic cities. This landmark opening signifies the arrival of Oakwood’s distinctive style of hospitality in Japan’s coveted tourism hotspot at an opportune time when the world returns to travel once again. Adding Oakwood Hotel Oike Kyototo our East Asian portfolio within 10 months of Oakwood Suites Yokohama’s opening underscores the commitment to accelerate our growth momentum in Asia Pacific and differentiate the hospitality landscape with locally-immersive residential experiences backed by internationally acclaimed service standards,” said Dean Schreiber, chief executive officer of Oakwood.

All 104 units feature quality beds and the latest in-room technology, including an air purifier, 55' flat screen smart TV, tablet, press readers and complimentary Wi-Fi. The 16 studio apartments feature a well-equipped kitchen fitted with a refrigerator, microwave oven, cooking utensils, washing machine and dryer.

 

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