Forbes Travel Guide 2024 highest rating of 5 stars (hotel) and 4 stars (spa)

In the Forbes Travel Guide 2024, HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO has been awarded the highest rating of Five Stars in the hotel category for the third consecutive year and Four Stars in the spa category for the second consecutive year.

This prestigious recognition marks HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO as a luxury hotel that meets the strict evaluation criteria set by this globally-recognized rating, often referred to as the Olympics of Luxury. This achievement represents the first time in Japan that a hotel has received a Five Star rating in its inaugural year and maintained this rating for three consecutive years. Moreover, our Thermal Spring SPA, fed by natural hot springs, has achieved a Four Star rating in the spa category for the second consecutive year, following on from 2023.

HOTEL THE MITSUI KYOTO is dedicated to enchanting travelers from Japan and around the world with its unique brand of relaxed luxury.

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