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Inner peace begins with external tranquility at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Kyoto. Here, a bubbling waterfall complements seven treatment rooms, including one spa suite, where modern Japanese design evokes a serene atmosphere. Unwind within the sleek relaxation room as you sip Matcha green tea. Or let your cares melt away in the 20-meter swimming pool, the steam room, or the dry sauna.

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Spa Reception

The Ritz-Carlton Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Spa offers an extensive menu in one of its 7 treatment rooms, heated swimming pool, and a 24 hour fitness center.

Phone:   +81 75-7465554
9:00 AM-10:00 PM
Appointment required
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Fitness Center

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
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The Ritz-Carlton, Spa

Mon-Sun : 6:30 AM-10:00 PM

Escape to Tranquility at This Luxury Kyoto Spa Hotel

At this Kyoto day spa, restoration follows with a curated menu of treatments that celebrate local traditions. The signature Ryokucha Serenity Ritual, for example, incorporates antioxidant-rich green tea leaves from the city’s Uji region in its body, foot, and scalp massage. The Kyoto Bamboo Ritual, meanwhile, utilizes heated bamboo stalks and warm oil to improve flexibility. The Spa complements these regional influences with luxury ESPA products, which are crafted with the finest botanical and marine ingredients.

Spa Treatment Room

Find Your Inner Calm in Kyoto

To reserve your appointment or to request additional information, please contact the spa at +81 75 746 5554.

  • For your convenience, we have compiled answers to common questions you may find helpful in choosing the types of treatment that best meet your individual needs or desires.

  • Espa Spa Treatment
    ESPA has especially created of powerful and highly effective treatments for The Ritz-Carlton Spa that uniquely reflect a fusion of the latest scientific advances with potent European therapies and Eastern philosophy and influence. Our team of highly skilled and ESPA trained Spa professionals have been hand picked to deliver optimum results in every treatment.

    Scheduling an Appointment
    To schedule an appointment for your perfect treatment, please contact our Spa reservations team who will be able to guide you to the right choice. To ensure your preferred time and service is available we recommend to book in advance.

    Arrival Time
    Please allow sufficient time before your treatment to complete a Spa Consultation Form. We recommend you arrive up to 1 hour in advance of your treatment so that you can change, relax and enjoy the spa facilities. Please be advised that late arrivals will result in a reduction of treatment time.

    Cancellation Policy
    A 50% charge will be incurred for any treatment not cancelled at least 24 hours prior to your scheduled time. Late arrival will shorten your treatment time.

    Spa Etiquette
    Our spa environment is one of relaxation and tranquility. Please respect all spa guests’ right to privacy and serenity. In light of this, the spa is a mobile phone, pager, camera and smoke free zone.

    Health Conditions
    Kindly advise us of any health conditions, allergies or injuries which could affect your choice of treatment when making your spa reservation.


    We have specially designed treatments for expectant women or nursing mothers. Please allow our spa team to guide you in selecting which treatments are most suitable during this special time.

    The Ritz-Carlton Spa accepts no responsibility for loss of valuables and jewellery at any time on the spa premises.

    To continue your spa experience at home, most products used in our treatments are available at the reception.
Spa Treatments and Services

Ultimate Body Experience

An effective combination of body wrap and massage for ultimate results.

Spa Treatment
Featured Spa Treatments
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Ryokucha Serenity Ritual

The health benefits of green tea have been known for centuries. This treatment uses the rich anti-oxidant properties of leaves from Kyoto. Warm essential oils combine for the rhythmical massage evoking calmness and an overall feeling of wellbeing.

Spa Treatment

Higashiyama Vigor

Especially designed to effectively release tight muscles and stiffness in the upper body, and ease headaches and eye strain. Using powerful ESPA essential oils and warm volcanic stone pressure point and flowing massage restore vital energy.

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Kyoto Bamboo Ritual

Kyoto Bamboo Ritual is our new, full body treatment using heated bamboo sticks and warm oil to massage, assist in stretching, joint mobility and to improve flexibility. Ideal for anyone in need of deep tension release, this fast paced, free flowing and energetic treatment is perfect for slowing busy minds, stretching and elongating tight muscles, and helping to soothe and reduce tension.

Spa Offers

Three Kinds of Spa Treatments and Afternoon Tea

We would like to offer you three different plans, in which you can enjoy an ESPA spa treatment and Afternoon Tea with PIERRE HERME PARIS sweets. The Spa’s healing treatment combined with the techniques of British luxury spa brand ESPA will release fatigue and stress from both your mind and your body, and you can enjoy quality time to your heart's content. After the treatment, you can enjoy Afternoon Tea, including sandwiches made by the chefs from The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto, as well as scones, sweets and cakes by PIERRE HERME PARIS, in The Lobby Lounge.

Christmas Afternoon Tea
Listed Offers
(KOTO) Hand & Foot Treatment 30 minutes
(RIN) Body Massage 75 minutes
(MAI) Body & Facial Treatment 100 minutes
Stay Active in Kyoto
Fitness Center

Maintain your fitness regimen at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto. Offering state-of-the-art Technogym equipment as well as an indoor swimming pool, this luxury hotel provides multiple avenues to wellness.