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A 5-STAR KYOTO RETREAT

Steeped in history and honed by luxury, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto expresses the culture of its city in a language of thoughtful details. This begins at arrival, when a kimono-clad Lady guides you to your guest room for check-in over traditional Japanese tea. It continues with the 409 pieces of modern Japanese artwork on display throughout the hotel, and with the signature cuisine and cultural experiences on offer. This Kyoto resort also features:

  • 134 modern guest rooms and suites
  • Stunning garden and river views
  • Complimentary high-speed Internet access
  • A 24-hour fitness center and indoor pool
  • Acclaimed Japanese and Western cuisine
  • Private and signature dining experiences
  • A luxury spa with indigenous treatments
  • Signature, customized green-tea scent
  • A wide range of cultural activities

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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

  • 2019 | Ranked #1 | TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards for Japan Luxury Hotels | TripAdvisor
  • 2018 | Winner in the Asia's Most Stylish Hotel | DISCOVERY Inflight magazine for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon
  • 2018 | Ranked #8 out of the 20 Top Hotels in Japan by International Travelers | TripAdvisor
  • 2018 | Ranked #3 among the Top 10 Best Hotels in Japan | Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards
  • 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
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