Grand Opening of Travelodge Kyoto

Travelodge Hotels Asia Co., Ltd. has recently unveiled its newest addition to its portfolio, "Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi" (located in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, and managed by General Manager Masaki Takamoto), which officially opened on March 15, 2023. Since its launch, the hotel has been highly praised by international customers from Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, and beyond, who find the familiar brand reassuring and comforting. The hotel's location in Kawaramachi, known for its famous tourist attractions like Yasaka Shrine, Fushimi Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, and Kyoto Imperial Palace, makes it a popular destination for both domestic and international travellers. With numerous bus and subway stations nearby, it serves as a convenient transportation hub to explore the city. Plus, it has excellent access to JR Kyoto Station, Itami Airport, and Kansai Airport, making it an ideal choice for all travellers.

Our hotel offers guests a comfortable and convenient stay in the heart of Kyoto. Our guest rooms have been well-received by customers for their comfortable sleep in our beds and pillows, as well as our range of amenities, including bathtubs, wide desks suitable for work, and high-quality rooms with excellent views. Our hotel focal point is the modern comfort essentials, including high-speed Wi-Fi and coin-operated laundry facilities, which are especially convenient for long-stay guests. Our staff can speak multiple languages and are always available to assist you with any questions. As an ideal base for individual travellers exploring the city of Kyoto, and a peaceful oasis to recharge after a long day of sightseeing, Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi ensures an exceptional experience, whether you are here for business or leisure.

The entrance lobby features a beautiful Japanese-style garden that embodies the essence of Kyoto, complete with traditional colours and plants. Guests can enjoy this tranquil space and capture memorable photos during their stay. The 232 guest rooms at Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi also embrace the culture and beauty of Kyoto with murals inspired by iconic landmarks such as Fushimi Inari Shrine and Japanese women in kimonos holding umbrellas, which add to the excitement of exploring the city and experiencing its culture.

Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi is proud to offer guests an exceptional dining experience at the hotel's first-floor restaurant, featuring the highly sought-after "Fresh Noodle Specialty Kamakura Pasta" for breakfast. This popular restaurant has been widely acclaimed in various media outlets such as TV programs and websites, and offers a diverse range of Japanese and Western dishes. Guests can indulge in a delicious spread of delicacies, carefully crafted to cater to every palate and preference.

Stay fit in our modern in-house gym

Travelodge Kyoto Shijo Kawaramachi is committed to providing our guests with the best possible stay, including a complimentary state-of-the-art fitness gym, exclusive to our foreign-affiliated hotel. Our modern gym is equipped with the latest machines and equipment to keep you fit and energized throughout your stay.

Special Opening Price

We are now accepting reservations on our official website and through travel agency partners with a special opening fee, starting at just 6,375 yen (tax included).

Long Stay Package

Indulge in a longer and more immersive stay in Kyoto with our Long Stay Package. Book five or more consecutive nights and save more!

Travelodge Cashback

Sign up for our loyalty program "Travelodge Cashback" and earn up to 5% cash back credits. You can use the credit towards your next stay at any Travelodge Hotel in Asia, including our sister hotels Travelodge Honmachi Osaka, Travelodge Sapporo Susukino, Travelodge Nagoya Sakae, and future Travelodge locations across Japan. Plus, enjoy additional perks such as early check-in and late check-out. Start earning rewards with every stay today!

Fun Japan Communications

Fun Japan Communications starts offering all exclusive official goods developed in collaboration with animated TV series Tokyo Revengers through FUN! JAPAN SELECT SHOP. Cross-border e-commerce website for consumers in Asia, for first time.

JTB group company Fun Japan Communications, Ltd., operator of FUN! JAPAN, one of Asia‘s largest community websites for “Japan fans” (4.65 million Facebook fans, 1.28 million website subscribers as of January 2023), under the mission to “bridge between Japan and Asia,” starts offering fully original goods developed in collaboration with animated TV series Tokyo Revengers through FUN! JAPAN SELECT SHOP, the company’s cross-border e-commerce website for consumers in Asia!

All exclusive unique goods featuring Tokyo Revengers, the hottest and most bittersweet time travel thriller animated TV series, combined with Japan's local manufacturing skills and specialties, will be available on made to order on our cross-border e-commerce website for consumers in Asia.

The keyword for this collaboration is 'kizuna (bond).' Just like various types of close 'kizuna’ depicted in the animated TV show Tokyo Revengers, made-to-order products represent connections among people and between people and things beyond borders. Consumers can expect items such as a pair of matching special glasses that change color when filled with a liquid (from a manufacturer in Tajimi City, Gifu) and exclusive premium fruit juice made from locally grown fruits (from a manufacturer in Komoro City, Nagano). Illustrations of Takemichi Hanagaki, Manjiro Sano, Ken Ryuguji, Chifuyu Matsuno, Keisuke Baji, and other popular characters from the animated TV show Tokyo Revengers, and fruit juice inspired by these characters' theme colors will be offered in a special box. These completely limited products will be available on made to order in early March 2023.

This special campaign will help people in Asia find 'kizuna' bond with Japan and rediscover attractive aspects of local communities in Japan through the animated TV series Tokyo Revengers. Stay tuned.

Touring Fuji Film Headquarters

Visiting the iconic Fuji Film Headquarters in Tokyo is a must for any avid traveller to Japan. Located in the bustling city of Tokyo, Fuji Film Headquarters offers a unique look into the world of imaging technology and filmmaking. The world-renowned building houses the heart of one of the world’s most iconic and successful film production companies.

Ever since Fuji Film Headquarters was built, it has been at the forefront of the film industry ever since. The building looks like a sleek, modern fortress. Its facade is covered in brushed metal and glass panels, making it a sight to behold. Inside, the building houses a number of production studios, a research and development centre, and a state-of-the-art theatre.

A tour of the Fuji Film Headquarters begins with a visit to the lobby. Here, visitors marvel at the impressive lobby area, which features a variety of art pieces, statues, and interactive displays. In addition, visitors can explore the lobby's many interactive exhibits, which showcase the company's impressive film portfolio. A number of production studios are located throughout the building. During the tour, visitors can take a peek inside some of these studios and explore the various departments and special effects rooms. In the research and development centre, visitors can get a better understanding of the technology that goes into the production of Fuji Film's products.

The tour logically concludes with a visit to the theatre. The theatre houses a number of screening rooms, projection systems, and a state-of-the-art sound system. Here, visitors can sit back and relax while watching a selection of classic and contemporary films. Visiting Fuji Film’s Headquarters is not just a great educational experience; it is also a unique tourist attraction in Tokyo.

Guests can take part in a truly unique experience while learning more about the world of film production. If you’re looking for a unique and educational experience, then a tour of Fuji Film Headquarters is an experience you won’t want to miss. Here’s a touring guide for keen photography enthusiasts:

For many photography and film fans, a visit to the iconic Fuji Film Headquarters in Tokyo can be enchanting. As noted, Fuji Film Headquarters is a legendary institution that has been a part of the Tokyo skyline since the 1930s. Visitors to the Fuji Film Headquarters can explore the company's history and its products, learn about their revolutionary technologies, see their iconic products on display, and take a tour of the legendary factory. Yes, Fuji Film Headquarters is a great place to start your photographic journey in Japan.

As you enter the building, you'll be greeted by a huge entrance hall with walls of glass showcasing the company's latest products. You'll then be able to explore the different floors of the building, where you can find a variety of exhibits and displays about the company, its products, its history, and its technological achievements. The building's first floor is home to the main exhibition hall, where you'll find a range of displays about the company's products, from the latest cameras and lenses to the classic film cameras. You'll also find a variety of interactive displays featuring videos and multimedia content about the company's history and its products.

On the second floor, you can explore the history of the company and its products through the displays of the Museum of Fuji Film. Here, you can learn about the company's success and its revolutionary technologies, such as the world's first digital camera. You'll also find a range of interactive displays featuring videos and multimedia content about the company's products.

The third floor of the building is the home of the Fuji Film Factory Tour. This tour will take you around the factory, where you'll be able to witness the manufacturing process of the company's products. You'll also get to visit the laboratory, where the latest innovations in digital photography are being developed. The fourth floor of the building is home to the Fuji Film Gallery, which is packed with exhibits and displays about the company's products and history.

Finally, the fifth floor of the building is the home of the Fuji Film Cafe, where you can take a break from your tour and sample some of the company's products. Here, you can purchase a range of products, including prints and posters, as well as souvenirs and gifts. Visiting Fuji Film Headquarters is a great way to learn the history and culture of the company and to get to know the products and technologies that have made them so popular. So, if you're planning a Tokyo trip, make sure to include Fuji Film Headquarters in your itinerary.

Hotel Management Japan Offers Unique Lodging Experiences

Hotel Management Japan Offers Unique Lodging Experiences

Hotel Management Japan Co., Ltd. has served diverse customer needs with 21 hotels and 6,472 rooms ( across Japan, including Oriental, Hilton, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn brands as well as a Tokyo Disney Resort® Partner Hotel.

Among these 21 hotels, 15 are operated by the Oriental Hotels & Resorts brand which highlights some of Japan's unique facets by using an original breakfast menu with local dishes and providing opportunities for hands-on experience of Japanese traditions and culture. The hotel brand makes travel in Japan more enjoyable by offering a one-of-a-kind place to stay that can also be a travel destination in itself.

As Japan eased entry restrictions in October 2022 and because of the yen's historic fall, Hotel Management Japan, which has 6,472 rooms in 21 hotels of various types across Japan, has seen growth in the number of inbound tourists. Particularly popular among tourists from Asian countries are its hotels located near the two biggest theme parks in Japan: Oriental Hotel Tokyo Bay, a Tokyo Disney Resort® Partner Hotel, and Oriental Hotel Universal City, an official hotel of Universal Studio Japan. Both hotels have been selected for great access to the theme parks.

In Okinawa Prefecture, a popular destination in all seasons, Oriental Hotel Okinawa Resort & Spa officially opened after renovation in March 2022. The Yambaru forest, which was registered as a Natural World Heritage Site in July 2021, is enormously popular among couples and family tourists as they can enjoy various recreational activities such as buggy riding, stand-up paddle boarding, and cycling.

Only five minutes away by subway from Fukuoka Airport, gateway to Kyushu, Oriental Hotel Fukuoka Hakata Station is in a prime location directly connected to the subway station. Many guests from Asian countries, especially from South Korea, come here because of the location. At the front desk, a free booklet written by hotel staff is available in multiple languages with recommendations for sightseeing spots and restaurants. It has been well-received by international guests. The hotel also offers hands-on programs such as making traditional Japanese paper (washi) and preparing spicy cod roe (mentaiko). This is how we create memorable experiences.

One of the highlights of Oriental Hotels & Resorts is breakfast. A variety of exquisite dishes are served in a buffet style. Unique eggs benedict on a croffle (croissant dough cooked in a waffle maker) and juicy beef burgers cooked in front of guests are popular on all the hotel menus. In addition, fancy dishes using uniquely arranged local favorites are served at each hotel. Okinawa gives you Taco Rice and Rice Balls with pork & egg while Osaka offers Takoyaki and Kushikatsu.

A common request from international guests is gluten-free food. Hilton Tokyo Odaiba serves gluten-free ZENB Noodles for breakfast. These noodles do not contain any animal-derived ingredients. They have a smooth texture with a mild aroma of beans.

Hotel Management Japan operates 21 hotels with 6,472 rooms in Japan. Its hotels include the Japanese Oriental brand, a Tokyo Disney Resort® Partner Hotel, and international brands such as Hilton and Holiday Inn. As of November 2022, the total number of employees was 2,236.