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ACHIEVE PERFECT HARMONY AT KYOTO’S MOST ENVIED LOCALE.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto pays tribute to the city's rich cultural heritage, while maintaining a level of luxury and service befitting a 5-star hotel. The downtown resort’s design concept is based on five key words and feelings: Utage (Festive), Seido (serenity and movement), Miyabi (elegance), Hana (splendid) and Nagomi (harmony). Hotel interiors include patterned motifs created by local artisans, as well as Zen gardens and water features.

  • 134 guest rooms and suites, many with stunning views
  • Complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet access
  • 24-hour fitness center and indoor swimming pool
  • World-class Japanese and Western dining
  • An extensive hotel art collection, mainly from local Kyoto artists
  • A luxury spa with seven treatment rooms

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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • Fine 600-thread count linens
  • Nespresso coffee machine and Nestle tea server in room
  • Mini-bar featuring gourmet products and selected wines
  • In-room safe box
  • Cherry blossom design full marble bathroom with combined bathtub and rainforest shower, dual vanities for convenience
  • Kyoto Shabon-ya handmade soap and bath salts
  • Luxury Asprey bath essentials
  • Yukata, Imabari bathrobes and slippers
  • 18.5-23 inch LCD TV in bathroom
  • 47-50 inch LCD TV
  • Blu-ray DVD player
  • Bluetooth Tivoli Audio
  • Complimentary wired and wireless high-speed internet access
  • 24 hour in-room dining for your convenience
  • Turndown service available nightly
  • Laundry and valet service available
  • Overnight shoe shine service
  • Complimentary newspapers upon request
  • Access to indoor swimming pool
  • Access to 24-hour fitness center


Hotel Policies & Fees

  • Check-in: 3 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12 p.m.
  • Early check-in and/or late check-out requests are subject to room availability and additional charges.
  • Reservations must be cancelled 24 hours prior to the day of arrival to avoid cancellation penalty. Cancellation policy is subject to change.
  • The Accommodation Tax system comes into effect on October 1st, 2018 in the city of Kyoto.
  • The following taxes will be added to the bills of those staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto.
  • Room Rate + Service Charge         Tax Rate
  • Below¥20,000:                           ¥200
  • ¥20,000 or more:                        ¥500
  • ¥50,000 or more:                        ¥1,000
  •  The accommodation tax rate is based on per person per night.

Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 | Tempura Mizuki awarded a Michelin One-Star | Michelin Guide Kyoto, Osaka + Tottori 2019
  • 2018 | Ranked #3 among the Top 10 Best Hotels in Japan | Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
  • 2018 | Ranked #1 Best Hotel in Kyoto | Travel + Leisure World Best Awards 2018
  • 2018 | Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Rating 2018 Recipient – first and only hotel in Kansai region, Japan
  • 2018 | Ranked #1 | TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Japan hotels
  • 2017 | Ranked #1 out of the 20 Top Hotels in Japan by International Travelers | TripAdvisor
  • 2017 | Tempura Mizuki awarded its first Michelin One-Star | Michelin Guide Kyoto Osaka 2018
  • 2017 | Ranked #1 among the Top Hotels in Japan | Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
  • 2017 | Ranked #42 among the Top 50 Best Hotels in the World | Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
  • 2017 | Best hotels and Experiences | 2017 Cathay Pacific Airline's Marco Polo Club Members’ Choice Awards
  • 2017 | Ranked #3 | TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Japan hotels
  • 2016 | Ranked #7 among the Top Hotels in Northern Asia | Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
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