While not in the heart of town, this property, based on a Japanese Genji novel, sits on the banks of the Kanogawa River overlooking the Higashiyama Sanju Roppo mountains. The Japanese architecture is subtle, unlike many properties in the area, and everything about the hotel jives with Ritz-Carlton's standards of understated elegance. Unlike the Ritz-Carlton in Osaka, and to a degree the Tokyo location, this hotel is Japanese with its style, structure and service, proving to be the most authentic...
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