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Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo

Traditional Kimono Fitting


Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo offers a variety of activities to our guests, both inside the hotel and outside in the breathtaking gardens. There’s no better way to enjoy them than in Japan’s traditional garment, the kimono. We’ve gathered a variety of colorful attire in which our guests from overseas are sure to enjoy dressing up. Wearing a kimono while dining, taking photographs over the red Benkei Bridge, and taking part in the tea ceremony at a registered cultural asset will all guarantee memories of Japan that last a lifetime.


A kimono expert from Hakubi Kyoto Kimono Institute will visit your hotel room to assist you with the fitting.

Weekdays only, fitting from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
Kimonos can be returned the next morning, allowing guests to enjoy dinner. Please make reservations for the fitting by 3:00 pm, one week in advance.

For guests staying at the hotel (In-house guests only):
Womens informal kimono fitting: 20,000 yen
Womens formal kimono fitting: 25,000 yen
Mens kimono and haori coat fitting: 20,000 yen

*The kimono will be worn over a T-shirt.
*Kimonos may not be available in certain sizes.
*Groups may be composed of up to 6 women and/or 2 men.
For larger groups , please consult with us.

1. Lending of kimono set
2. Fitting by Hakubi Kyoto Kimono Insititute
3. English language garden tour (30 min.)
4. Snapshot photo present (please pick up upon check-out)
5. Late kimono return the next morning. You can wear the kimono outside the hotel to dine or watch kabuki if you like.

Optional plans:

Option 1:
Tea ceremony experience at a registered national asset, teahouse Zangetsu:
For groups of 1-5 staying guests: 40,000 yen per group
For groups of 6 or more staying guests: 8,000 yen per person
*Guests who are not staying, eating, or attending any events can also experience our tea ceremony at 20,000 per person.
(English explanation and interpreting is provided.)

Option 2:
Photography by a professional cameraman

Option 3:
Dine on fresh sushi from the sushi counter:
Sit at the sushi counter and observe as our experienced sushi chef uses masterful technique to create the finest sushi for you.
15,000 yen per person

Other options:
The hotel concierge can recommend a variety of activities to suit your needs. Inquire about cultural experiences, dining, or nearby activities.

Fittings supervised by a specialist from Hakubi Kyoto Kimono Institute
A kimono expert from Hakubi Kyoto Kimono Institute, a group who have refined the art of kimono-wearing since their founding in 1969, will assist you in donning your kimono. The skills of these most traditional practitioners of the art will arrange a kimono that’s sure to perfectly commemorate your visit to Japan.