This must be the place: odes to Japan to celebrate Ace Hotel Kyoto’s reservation launch

You can now book a room at Ace Hotel Kyoto.

Can you be in love with a place? Japan has been writ in our hearts since we started and we’re not the only ones. Kyoto has been a muse and lodestar to David Bowie, Charlotte Periand, The Talking Heads and poet Gary Snyder. It’s a place that exalts the simple pleasures and respect for traditions and each other. We’re situated just a stone’s throw from contemporary cultural treasures like the Nishiki Market, the Museum of Kyoto and Kyoto Art Center, and just steps away from Kamesuehiro, the iconic 200-year old confectionary. 

Ace Hotel Kyoto makes its home in a part new build and part former home to a beloved telephone company. Masterfully dovetailed by the legendary architect Kengo Kuma, the building is a place in honest dialogue with the city’s past and future legends. We’re hanging the art, firing up coffee machines and rolling out the tatami mats. Ace Hotel Kyoto opens this April, but you can book a room now.

To celebrate our newest home and hotel, we’re throwing a host of events in cities the world over. They’re all part of our love letter to Japan, effusive and perpetually written.

Ace Hotel Chicago

02.02 — Performance by Sen Morimoto

Ace Hotel Downtown Los Angeles

02.02 — Dublab and Japan Radio Simulcast
Japanese whiskey tasting

Ace Hotel London Shoreditch

02.01 — Japanese-inspired Cocktails
02.03 – 02.09 — DJ set with Ongaku Yori
02.04 – 03.03 — Gallery show “Small Buildings of Kyoto”
02.06 — Japanese Whiskey Club
02.13 — Sake Tasting

Ace Hotel New Orleans

02.01 — Haruka Kikuchi performance
02.01 — Pop City DJ set with DJ Kazu
Japanese whiskey menu

Ace Hotel New York

02.01 — Japanese rare vinyl with Face Records
02.01 — Azumi O E performance
02.02 — Japanese woodblock workshop

Ace Hotel + Swim Club

01.31 — 02.02
Aloha Got Soul DJ weekender
Japanese vinyl from Mr Goodboy
Kankyo Ongaku underwater ambient sets
Japanese whiskey tasting
Chicken katsu tacos

Ace Hotel Pittsburgh

01.30 — Japan-America Society lecture series
02.02 — Mochi making demonstration
02.16 — Japanese lettering workshop

Ace Hotel Portland

01.30 
Japanese tea tasting
Ambient set curated by Light in the Attic

Sister City

02.01 — Art & Makeup workshop with Rhylli Ogiura
Afterparty