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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

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

Property Features & Amenities

  • 4 dining outlets
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa
  • PIERRE HERMÉ PARIS Boutique
  • 4 banquet & meeting rooms

Hotel Policies

Check In / Check Out
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.


Awards & Accolades

  • 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 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
  • 2016 | Winner in the 2016 | TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Japan hotels
  • 2016 | Ranked #5 among Popular Hotels in Japan among foreign travelers | TripAdvisor
  • 2016 | Ranked #2 among Romantic Hotels in Japan Award 2016 | TripAdvisor Hotel
  • 2015 | Ranked #5 among Most Popular Japan Hotels by Foreigners Ranking 20 | TripAdvisor
  • 2015 | Condé Nast Hotel List for 2015| Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
  • 2015 | It List: The Best New Hotels 2015 | Travel + Leisure
  • 2015 | THE WORLD'S TOP BEST HOTELS 2015 | Robb Report
  • 2015 | The Best Hotel in the World | TOWN & COUNTRY
  • 2014 | Best of the Best Hotels 2014 | Robb Report
  • 2014 | BEST NEW ARRIVALS | Hurun Best of the Best Awards
  • 2014 | 20 BEST NEW HOTELS OF 2014 | Fordor’s
  • 2014 | THE BEST NEW ADDITION TO A BIG GROUP list on Monocle's annual Top 50 Travel Awards | Monocle UK
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