November 8, 2017
The 10 Best Luxury Hotels and Ryokans in Kyoto, Japan
Kyoto is an old town in Japan. It is a popular sightseeing spot that you can see old days of Japan. Where do you want to stay when you go to Kyoto? If you choose wrong hotels, it would be less fun even the trip is fun. So today, we would like to introduce you good hotels in Kyoto top 10. Let’s make good memories!
1. Tawaraya ryokan
Tawaraya ryokan is located at 5 minutes from city hall of Kyoto by foot. They don’t have official website but you see lots of good comments about the hotel on the internet. Not only guests from overseas, historical people have stayed here too.
You can feel old Kyoto from the entrance. How about relaxing with their good service and sweet room? Please stay at Tawaraya ryokan!
Name: Tawaraya ryokan
Access: 5 minutes from Kyoto shiyakusho by subway
Map: Map to Tawaraya ryokan
Togetsukyo is famous sightseeing spot that students or tourists visit when they come to Kyoto. Togetsutei is where you can see Togetsukyo and can relax. It is located at 7 minutes from Hankyu Arashiyama station by foot. Please check their website.
They have lots of plans like early book, plan with hot spring, and limited plan. You can check on their website. They also have day trip plan too. The plan comes with meal. So please be careful.
Address: 54-4 Arashiyama nakaoshitamachi, Sakyo, Kyoto
Map: Map to Togetsutei
3. Hiiragiya ryokan
It is located at 12 minutes from Karasumaru line Karasumaruoike station by foot. You may feel you want to say “I’m home” at Hiiragi ryokan.
On their website, it says “Go on a trip like coming home”, it looks like Japanese house. They serve local Kyoto food. They have price for child so you can use this hotel for family trip too.
Name: Hiiragi ryokan
Address: Miyukichonijyosagaru, Chukyo, Kyoto
Access: 12 minutes from Karasumaruoike station by foot
Map: Map to Hiiragi ryokan
4. ANA crown plaza hotel
It is located at 15 minutes from Hankyu Omiya station by foot. It is famous hotel, no one gets tired of the view of Nijo castle. Since it is a big hotel, they have lots of plans like standard, more than one night plan, family plan and gourmet plan.
You can choose by the reason for the trip. They also have couple plan and ladies plan, so please make good memory!
Name: ANA crown plaza hotel
Address: 10 Horikawadori nijyokudaru dohashi, Chukyo, Kyoto
Access: 2 minutes from Nijyojyomae station by foot
Map: Map to ANA crown plaza hotel
5. The Ritz carlton Kyoto
The Ritz carlton is located at 3 minutes from Tozai line Kyoto shiyakushomae station by foot. You can relax listening the sound of rive. They have lots of activities that makes your trip better.
You can ride Jinrikisha wearing Kimono or you can go cycling. You can enjoy with your friends or boyfriends or girlfriends. There is spa in the hotel so you can relax!
Name: The Ritz carlton
Address: Kamogawa nijyo ohashimisaki, Chukyo, Kyoto
Access: 4 minutes from Kyoto shiyakusho station by foot
Map: Map to The Ritz carlton
6. Capsule ryokan Kyoto
We suggest this hotel for people who want to go on a trip but can’t have high budget. It is located near Kyoto station. You might have image that uncomfortable, small, no privacy… for capsule hotel.
But nowadays, even at capsule hotel, you can receive service like hotel. And this hotel, they decorate with Japanese stuff. Please stay at this hotel once!
Name: Capsule ryokan Kyoto
Address: 204 Tsuchihashi, Sakyo, Kyoto
Access: 4 minutes from Kyoto station
Map: Map to Capsule ryokan Kyoto
7. Ryokan Tomijaya
You can see Uji river in front of you, also Byodoin is near the hotel. Ryokan Tomijaya is good location for sightseeing. They have Japanese rooms for guest rooms that you can feel old days of Japan.
You will feel relaxed with the mood they make at the entrance. At night, it gets more beautiful. It is only 8500 yen with two meals per night so it is good to relax from daily life. How about visiting here to relax?
Name: Ryokan Tomijaya
Address: 11Togawa, Uji, Kyoto
Access: 9 minutes from Uji station by foot
Map: Map to Ryokan Tomijaya
8. Hotel Honnouji
Hotel Honnouji is located near Tozai line Shiyakushomae station. Honnouji is famous as historical place that you learn at school. If you like Japanese history, you may get excited just to hear the name. They introduce the history on their website, it will be helpful to study.
Hotel Honnouji is a big hotel that students from school trip can stay all together. They have good meal too. For breakfast, they have Yudofu which is local food of Kyoto, also they have original sake, so you can enjoy from morning to night. Let’s feel Kyoto history.
Name: Hotel Honnouji
Address: Kawaramachi Nishiiri, Chukyo, Kyoto
Access: 1 minute from Shiyakushomae station by foot
Map: Map to Hotel Honnouji
9. Hotel rubino Kyoto Horikawa
Hotel rubino Kyoto Horikawa is located at 15 minutes from Karasumaru line Maruta station by foot. There are lots of hotels that are old Japanese style in Kyoto but this hotel is good for people who like present Japanese style.
It is close to Kitano temmangu or Gold temple so it is convenient for sightseeing. At this hotel, they have good service. They have no only vending machine, parking and store, but also have carry service, shipping, laundry and massage.
Name: Hotel rubino Kyoto Horikawa
Address: 3-7 Higashihorikawadori Shimochojyamachikudaru, Jyokyo, Kyoto
Access: 15 minutes from Marutacho station
Map: Map to Hotel rubino Kyoto Horikawa
10. Otomaridokoro Kyomachiya Nijojoan
Otomaridokoro Kyomachiya Nijojoan is located at 7 minutes from Nijojomae station by foot. At this hotel you can experience “live” not “stay” in Kyoto.
They have other hotels too but each hotel, only one group can stay. So you don’t have to worry about other guests. Please relax like you are home.
Name: Otomaridokoro Kyomachiya Nijojoan
Address: 802-63 Yonchome, Jyokyo, Kyoto
Access: 9 minutes from Nijyojyomae station
Map: Map to Otomaridokoro Kyomachiya Nijojoan
Let’s stay in Kyoto!
You can feel old days of Japan in the city of Kyoto and hotels in Kyoto. Even you can’t relax often, we suggest you to stay at hotels in Kyoto. How about take a break from daily life and relax?