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A Chance To Stay At Ace Hotel Kyoto - For MATCHA Readers!

A Chance To Stay At Ace Hotel Kyoto - For MATCHA Readers!

Translated by Shinji Takaramura

Written by Mayu

Kyoto 2020.08.05 Bookmark

The Ace Hotel Kyoto is offering free stays post-COVID-19 pandemic, as lodging facilities in Japan deal with many cancellations due to the outbreaks. This article introduces this stylish hotel where readers have the chance to win a free night's accommodation.

The application period has ended.

For MATCHA Readers: A Free Stay at Kyoto's Stylish Ace Hotel

MATCHA's readers are invited to stay free of charge at a hotel in Kyoto!

Due to COVID-19 outbreaks, traveling has been halted, and lodging facilities in Japan and around the world are facing many cancellations. The situation in Kyoto is challenging, but although there are fewer visitors, Kyoto remains the same city, full of traditions and charm.

The Ace Hotel Kyoto invites MATCHA all readers, whether traveling solo, as a couple, or with family and friends, to stay at their facility after the coronavirus pandemic has ended. Please use the application form at the end of this article to apply for the chance to win a free night's stay.

Ace Hotel Kyoto - Feel the History and Beauty of the Ancient Capital

Ace Hotel Kyoto

Picture courtesy of Ace Hotel Kyoto

The first Ace Hotel opened in Seattle in the United States as a gathering place for artists, and there are currently ten hotels all around the world. Ace Hotel Kyoto is the first Ace Hotel in Asia.

The hotel is directly connected to the Karasuma-Oike Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma and Tozai lines. It is located inside the ShinPuhKan, a commercial facility designed under the supervision of the renowned architect, Kengo Kuma. Hotel guests can step out of their rooms and enjoy shopping on the premises.

Ace Hotel Kyoto

Picture courtesy of Ace Hotel Kyoto

The interior design of Ace Hotel Kyoto was planned by Commune Design, a Los Angeles-based company in charge of interior design for several of the Ace Hotels in the United States. Traditional artisan items from Kyoto, as well as teacups and saucers made by ceramic artists from all around Japan, are tastefully placed inside the rooms in a stylish expression of Japanese aesthetics and tradition.

Guests are also greeted by gorgeous artwork in the lobby and communal spaces. Craft items and commissioned pieces by Japanese and American artists are on display, adding an artistic atmosphere to the building.

Exhibitions and events are held regularly at the gallery attached to the lobby.

Ace Hotel Kyoto
Ace Hotel Kyoto

PIOPIKO pictures courtesy of Ace Hotel Kyoto

The hotel is home to the modern Italian restaurant, Mr. Maurice’s Italian, the bar and tacos lounge, PIOPIKO, and Stumptown Coffee Roasters.

Ace Hotel Kyoto

Picture of Stumptown Coffee Roasters courtesy of Ace Hotel Kyoto

Stumptown Coffee Roasters, founded in Portland, United States, procures high-quality coffee beans from all around the world, and this is their first store in Japan. What could be better than starting the day with a cup of excellent espresso?

A stay at this hotel is a chance to enjoy these stylish spaces combining tradition and contemporary aesthetics, along with the specialties provided by their excellent dining facilities. Guests here will surely receive a boost of inspiration for their travels in Kyoto.

Visit Ace Hotel Kyoto for a completely different travel experience.

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Invitation to Stay at Ace Hotel Kyoto for MATCHA Readers

Ace Hotel Kyoto, introduced above, is welcoming MATCHA readers to stay free of charge for one night at their facility!

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020
Accommodation Period: From September 1, 2020, to March 31, 2021 (certain dates may not available during busy seasons)
Length of stay: One night (breakfast included)
Guests: One person or one group (up to two persons/group)
Room Type: The room type will be determined by the hotel and announced to the winning applicant.

Regarding the Use of Personal Information

Applicants will agree to the following privacy policy terms:
- The personal information submitted by the applicants will be handled carefully and securely by MATCHA, Inc.
- The personal information will be provided to Ace Hotel Kyoto.

*1 MATCHA's Policy Regarding the Use of Personal Information
Applicants will agree to the handling of the following private information by MATCHA, Inc.
- Full name
- Nationality
- E-mail address

Your personal information will be used for the following purposes:
- To ensure the service introduced in this article is good quality and secure; to develop new services; to ensure the protection of our users.
- To provide customized services and advertisements from our company or partners.
- To notify the users of possible changes in the terms of the agreement.
- To send information about products and services developed by our company or our partners.
- To contact the users for purposes related to the content of this article.
- To answer possible inquiries from our users.

*2 Ace Hotel Kyoto's Policy Regarding the Use of Personal Information
Personal information required:
- Full name
- Postal code
- Address
- Nationality
- E-mail address

Your personal information will be used for the following purpose:
- To contact the applicant for purposes related to their stay at the hotel.

View MATCHA, Inc.'s Privacy Policy:

Submit Your Entry

To apply for a free stay at Ace Hotel Kyoto, please fill in the following form and click the "submit" button. The winner will be selected by raffle. The hotel will contact the winner via e-mail, after September 1.

Please note that the fields with an asterisk (*) must be filled, and only the winning applicant will be contacted.
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Main image courtesy of Ace Hotel Kyoto

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The information presented in this article is based on the time it was written. Note that there may be changes in the merchandise, services, and prices that have occurred after this article was published. Please contact the facility or facilities in this article directly before visiting.

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