[Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd.]
Three facilities are selected for the first time in the top 20 urban apartment hotels “MIMARU” and “Japanese hotels popular with foreigners 2019” to accommodate diversified stay styles (News Release)

Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. Three facilities are selected for the first time in the top 20 urban apartment hotels “MIMARU” and “Japanese hotels popular with foreigners 2019” in response to diversified stay styles (News Release) Born in February 2018, the 10th and 11th facilities are newly opened in Kyoto …………………………………………………………………………………………… Daiwa House Group Cosmos Initia Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Yoshiyuki Takagi, HP: www.cigr.co.jp/) is the world’s largest travel platform “TripAdvisor (R)” Notice that 3 facilities were selected for the first time from “APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU” in “Top 20 Popular Japanese Hotels 2019” in “Inbound Report 2019” announced by Trip Advisor Co., Ltd., a Japanese subsidiary. The “MIMARU” was born in February 2018 as an urban apartment hotel that responds to the diversification of inbound stay styles. “MIMARU Kyoto STATION” was opened on July 18th and “MIMARU Kyoto Karasuma Oike North” was newly opened on August 1st.
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“APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU” (https://mimaruhotels.com/) is an urban apartment hotel with a kitchen and a living / dining space that caters to the needs of mid- and long-term stays for families and groups. We offer a space and services that allow families to relax in a large room of approximately 40 square meters, and propose a new style of stay in Japan. Many customers who stayed in the room have prepared cooking utensils, tableware, etc. so that they can enjoy meals indoors, rented popular home appliances, provided sightseeing information around the hotel, and held events to experience Japanese culture. Has been highly evaluated by customers. This time, TripAdvisor has evaluated the foreign language reviews submitted to Japanese hotels and ryokan in Japan from January to December 2018 using a unique algorithm based on a five-point rating and the number of reviews submitted. “MIMARU Tokyo Ueno Inaricho” was ranked 16th, “MIMARU Tokyo Akasaka” was ranked 18th, and “MIMARU Tokyo Nihonbashi Suiten-mae” was ranked 19th for the first time. It was.
■ 3 facilities are selected for the first time in TOP20 “Japanese hotels popular with foreigners 2019” “Japanese hotels that are popular with foreigners” is a ranking that Trip Advisor has announced every year since 2014, and word of mouth reviews other than Japanese submitted to Japanese hotels and ryokan in one year (5 levels), reviews Based on the number of submissions, it will be tabulated with its own algorithm and ranking TOP20 will be announced. Although it was announced individually until last year, it was announced in the “Inbound Report 2019” newly issued by the company from this time, and “MIMARU Tokyo Ueno Inaricho” was announced at “Japanese Hotels 2019 Popular with Foreigners”. Was ranked 16th, “MIMARU Tokyo Akasaka” was ranked 18th, and “MIMARU Tokyo Nihonbashi Suiten-mae” was ranked 19th. In order to provide people all over the world with the best experience and joy through staying in Japan, we valued conversations with customers and made various efforts at each hotel.
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Source: Popular Japanese hotels 2019 for foreigners (https://tg.tripadvisor.jp/news/ranking/best-inbound-hotels/)
■ About “APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU” Many customers from overseas visit Japan as a family or group, but in response to the current situation in Japan where there are few hotels where such customers can spend slowly, we have made use of our know-how in developing new condominiums, We have started the development and operation of an apartment hotel that allows group travelers to “stay like they live”. The 40-square-meter guest room is always equipped with tableware and cooking utensils, and a laundry room is also proposed, which offers a free way of staying on the extended line of life even when traveling.
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■ Various services at each hotel
[Interior appliance free rental service]
In some hotels of “APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU”, in-room equipment such as microwave ovens and kettles, as well as interior home appliances such as toasters, hot plates, rice cookers, etc. can be borrowed free of charge at the reception.
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[Enjoy Japanese culture with children from around the world! Family programs and events]
“APARTMENT HOTEL MIMARU” is holding various events to experience local events and Japanese culture. “MIMARU” in Kyoto is a cultural experience program for children “Kyoto with Kids” in collaboration with the “Happy! HAPPY!” Event and a local venture company, Tayoka Co., Ltd. Is held. Children from all over the world who come to Japan and local children can enjoy sumi-e painting at a hotel together and experience Japanese play. It is possible for couples to spend their time in Kyoto while their children are experiencing cultural experiences.
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[Miki House Child Care Research Institute “Child-friendly HOTEL for travelers” certification first]
“MIMARU Tokyo Ueno EAST” and “MIMARU Kyoto Shinmachi Sanjo” are “Kid-friendly HOTEL for travelers” which is a certified hotel for foreign families visiting Japan with babies and children. “(HP: visitjp.happy-note.com/), the first certification was obtained. In addition, “MIMARU Kyoto Karasuma Oike NORTH”, which is now open, has been certified as a “welcome baby inn” for domestic families.
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Reference: https://www.cigr.co.jp/newsrelease/news/2019/05/child-friendly_hotel_for_travelers1apartment_hotel_mimaru.html
[Introduction of world’s first ceiling light with projector “popIn Aladdin”]
“MIMARU Tokyo Hatchobori” has introduced the world’s first ceiling light with projector “popIn Aladdin” in 22 rooms. By installing “popIn Aladdin”, you can enjoy TV and internet videos on a big screen and enjoy an unprecedented experience.
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Reference: https://www.cigr.co.jp/newsrelease/news/2019/05/apartment_hotel_mimarupopin_aladdin_4mimaru.html
■ Future development Since the new hotel brand was born in February 2018, 15 facilities are scheduled to open in FY2019. As of August 2019, 25 facilities and 1,333 rooms are under development, and we aim to develop and operate 1,500 rooms by the end of FY2021. We will continue to work closely with customers to provide services that will please them.
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“MIMARU Kyoto STATION” Guest Room
■ Latest Open Hotel Overview “MIMARU Kyoto STATION” Location: Higashi Kujo Higashisannocho, Minami-ku, Kyoto City 15-1 Transportation: 2 minutes on foot from JR / Kintetsu “Kyoto” Station, 2 minutes on foot from Kansai Airport Line Limousine Bus “Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit”, Subway Karasuma Line “Kyoto” Station 3 minutes on foot Facilities: 40 guest rooms, laundry room Open: Thursday, July 18, 2019 Homepage: https://mimaruhotels.com/ja-jp/kyoto-station/
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Guest room at MIMARU Kyoto Karasuma Oike NORTH “MIMARU Kyoto Karasuma Oike NORTH” Location: 724 Shimomatsuyacho, Okegami, Kamaza-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto Transportation: 5 minutes on foot from Karasuma Oike Station on the Karasuma Subway Line, 6 minutes on foot from Shijo Station on Nijojomae Station on the Tozai Line, 14 minutes on taxi from JR Kyoto Station Facilities: 36 rooms, laundry room Open: Thursday, August 1, 2019 Website: https://mimaruhotels.com/en-us/karasuma-oike-north/ Our company will continue the CSV vision “Next GOOD“ Good life ”“ Good society ”. In order to solve social issues through the provision of products and services, we will create more “Next GOOD” together with customers and society.
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