This must be the place: odes to Japan to celebrate Ace Hotel Kyoto’s reservation launch
You can now book a room at Ace Hotel Kyoto.
Can you be in love with a place? Japan has been writ in our hearts since we started and we’re not the only ones. Kyoto has been a muse and lodestar to David Bowie, Charlotte Periand, The Talking Heads and poet Gary Snyder. It’s a place that exalts the simple pleasures and respect for traditions and each other. We’re situated just a stone’s throw from contemporary cultural treasures like the Nishiki Market, the Museum of Kyoto and Kyoto Art Center, and just steps away from Kamesuehiro, the iconic 200-year old confectionary.
Ace Hotel Kyoto makes its home in a part new build and part former home to a beloved telephone company. Masterfully dovetailed by the legendary architect Kengo Kuma, the building is a place in honest dialogue with the city’s past and future legends. We’re hanging the art, firing up coffee machines and rolling out the tatami mats. Ace Hotel Kyoto opens this April, but you can book a room now.
To celebrate our newest home and hotel, we’re throwing a host of events in cities the world over. They’re all part of our love letter to Japan, effusive and perpetually written.
Ace Hotel Chicago
02.02 — Performance by Sen Morimoto
02.02 — Dublab and Japan Radio Simulcast
Japanese whiskey tasting
02.01 — Japanese-inspired Cocktails
02.03 – 02.09 — DJ set with Ongaku Yori
02.04 – 03.03 — Gallery show “Small Buildings of Kyoto”
02.06 — Japanese Whiskey Club
02.13 — Sake Tasting
02.01 — Haruka Kikuchi performance
02.01 — Pop City DJ set with DJ Kazu
Japanese whiskey menu
02.01 — Japanese rare vinyl with Face Records
02.01 — Azumi O E performance
02.02 — Japanese woodblock workshop
01.31 — 02.02
Aloha Got Soul DJ weekender
Japanese vinyl from Mr Goodboy
Kankyo Ongaku underwater ambient sets
Japanese whiskey tasting
Chicken katsu tacos
01.30 — Japan-America Society lecture series
02.02 — Mochi making demonstration
02.16 — Japanese lettering workshop
Ace Hotel Portland
Japanese tea tasting
Ambient set curated by Light in the Attic
02.01 — Art & Makeup workshop with Rhylli Ogiura
Ace Hotel New Orleans | April 27, 2023
PLANETS ALIGN: SIX OF SATURNS WITH TEEDRA MOSES & THE ARTIST JADE
Six of Saturns is our annual ode to the sounds, visions and fabled collaborative spirit of the Crescent City. For two weeks during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival we gather to revel in the beats of the bayou, its musical legacy and commune with stage legends + artists of every feather. No two artists could be more reflective of this spirit than Nola born Teedra Moses and The Artist Jade who share the stage on SoS’s inaugural weekend.