Indulge yourself in a real French experience, looking down over the marvelous view of Lake Biwa
The concept of L’ Hôtel de Hiei is “Offering genuine French experience.” As the concept represents, the site finely reproduces atmosphere of countryside in France with a province style restaurant and modern French garden. The guest rooms have interiors that were purchased in France. The whole atmosphere makes you feel as if you’re in France. The hotel is located near Mt. Hiei where Enryaku-ji Temple situates, which is registered as the World Heritage Site on a height of 600 meters above the sea level. The temperature is usually milder, 5-6 degrees lower than the city, and many guest come here to enjoy their summer. It is a great experience enjoying meals prepared from imported French foods, and fresh ingredients from Kyoto and Shiga, and various fine wines. While dinning you can see the magnificent view of Lake Biwa and the city of Kyoto. You can spend a tranquil time here with its beautiful vista of open space where you can feel the sky so close. You can make it possible here.
Photo: Katsuro TakashimaWritten by:Shinobu NakaiTranslation to English by AD BRAIN INC.
|Name||L’ Hôtel de Hiei|
|Address||Hieizen Ipponsugi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto|
|Recommended||From 15,000 yen/person/night with breakfast. Additional 8,400 yen with 2 meals (for 2 people; tax, service included). Check-in: 14:00; Check-out: 11:00. 29 rooms.|
Simple Japanese sweets served in the café atop the mountain
Stay amongst the rustic flavor of rural Kyoto
Warabi-mochi made by the young flag bearer of “Local wagashi sweet shop”
Shrines & Temples
Hieizan Enryaku-ji Temple
Mother mountain of Japanese Buddhism with numerous temples on Mount Hiei