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Hotels in Kyoto

You'll need a comfortable home base for exploring Kyoto, and Orbitz has you covered. Its 69 Kyoto hotels are rated highly for Hotel Staff and Location, and all offer a soft, cozy place to rest your head. After a good night's sleep, you'll be energized and ready to explore this destination's many attractions, including Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, Maruyama Park and Kyoto Botanical Garden.

Things to do in Kyoto

If you're looking for a relaxing way to have fun in Kyoto, you can always catch a movie at Gion Kaikan.

Where to eat in Kyoto

Traveling burns a lot of calories, and Kyoto offers plenty of places where you can enjoy a quiet meal or break bread with the whole family. The dishes at Issian Pontocho are good bets for refueling.

Shopping in Kyoto

If you're hitting the theater, planning a noteworthy night on the town or just hangkering for some shopping while in Kyoto, you're in luck. You can pick up a new outfit or two at JR Kyoto Isetan and The CUBE.

Nightlife in Kyoto

When the sun goes down in Kyoto, there's always a chance to get a taste of the local scene. Join the fray at Metro, where you can dance and drink late into the night.

Getting to Kyoto

The most direct path to Kyotois through Osaka International Airport.

Outdoor activities in Kyoto

There are ways to kick back in Kyoto beyond its marquee attractions. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Maruyama Parkare great places to get some fresh air and spend time outside.

Kyoto Municipal Zoo is a great activity for families and solo travelers alike, offering a chance to see plenty of unique and exotic animals.

Art and culture in Kyoto

Get a little culture at Kyoto's artsy and educational attractions, which include Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum, Kyoto National Museum and Kyoto International Manga Museum.

Catch up on modern and classical fiction, nonfiction works and more at Minami Library.

Doshisha University and Kyoto University is a hub for higher learning in Kyoto . It's a great trip for alums, aspiring students and anyone looking for some local flavor.

Best times to visit Kyoto

What do January, February and June have in common? They offer some great travel deals in Kyoto. If you book on Orbitz, you can save 51% in January, 50% in February, and 47% in June, on average.

Recently booked Kyoto hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Station
48 minutes ago 4 stars $142
Hotel Keihan Kyoto
Kyoto Station
7 hours ago 4 stars $125
Kyoto Royal Hotel and Spa
13 hours ago 4 stars $137
14 hours ago 4 stars $161
Kyoto Rich Hotel
22 hours ago 3 stars $83
Almont Hotel Kyoto
1 day ago 4 stars $206
Hotel Honnoji Kyoto
1 day ago 3 stars $75
Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
1 day ago 4 stars $137
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo
2 days ago 4 stars $146
Hyatt Regency Kyoto
2 days ago 5 stars $314

Recently Rated Kyoto Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Kyoto Royal Hotel and Spa
4.1 / 5
51 reviews
4 stars $137
Hotel Monterey Kyoto
4.3 / 5
38 reviews
3 stars $128
Kyoto Tokyu Hotel
4.2 / 5
5 reviews
4 stars $137
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo
4.0 / 5
1 reviews
4 stars $146
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
4 stars $128
Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo
4.5 / 5
11 reviews
3 stars $162
The Westin Miyako Kyoto
4.6 / 5
26 reviews
4 stars $201
Karasuma Kyoto Hotel
3.4 / 5
5 reviews
3 stars Choose dates
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Station
4.3 / 5
6 reviews
4 stars $142
Hotel Sunroute Kyoto
5.0 / 5
1 reviews
3 stars $183

Featured Kyoto Hotels

From $137

1 Kyoto Royal Hotel and Spa

4 stars
4.1 / 5 51 reviews

Sanjo-Agaru Kawaramachi Nakagyo-ku

Free Wi-Fi

Located on Kawaramchi Street, Kyoto's main entertainment avenue, the hotel is two blocks away from numerous subway and bus stops which provide access to the city's sights. All guestrooms include...

great location, room rather small
This hotel is at a great location for exploring Kyoto on foot. Many nice restaurants near by (along the river). The room was quite small, no place for 2 suitcases (we left one on top of on of the...
Oct 7, 2015
From $128

2 Hotel Monterey Kyoto

3 stars
4.3 / 5 38 reviews

604 Manjyuya Cho, Karasuma San Jyo Minami

Free Wi-Fi

With a design inspired by William Morris, the "father of modern design," the Hotel Monterey Kyoto offers guests a distinct European style in sharp contrast to its prime location in busy Kyoto. The...

Very good hotel
Nice hotel. 5 minutes walk to the famous Nishiki market. Subway and mini market are close by. My husband and I booked their least expensive room for 7 nights. The room was tiny. Luckily, they were...
Jul 25, 2015

3 Karasuma Kyoto Hotel

3 stars
3.4 / 5 5 reviews

Karasuma Shijo Shimogyo-ku

The city of Kyoto harmonizes 1,200 years of tradition and culture with modern sensibilities.It is thronged with visitors from both Japan and overseas, who come to experience its profound appeal.And...

Great location, mediocre hotel
The good: The location is perfect for exploring Kyoto. It's in walking distance from great restaurants and nightlife (notably, the Gion district is walking distance). It's also a perfect central...
Apr 29, 2014
From $142

4 Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews


Notification for Temporary Blackouts Please note that we will be conducting temporary blackouts for the power-supply system testing as below. We will operate as usual but please be aware that you...

I have been staying at this hotel several times. hotel cleanliness and service are consistently superior. Train station, restaurants and shopping are short distance from hotel. Very convenient.
Jun 20, 2015
From $221

5 Kyoto Hotel Okura

5 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews


Welcome Lounge & FREE Shuttle Bus at Kyoto Station

From its grand lobby to the superb customer service, everything at the Kyoto Hotel Okura is geared to satisfying the needs of guests and ensuring a memorable visit. The property offers 10 diverse...

Love Hotel Okura
We have stayed in Hotel Okura for times in three years. It never disappoints me. The staff are first class and always eager to help. The rooms are spotless and have everything you need in the...
Oct 6, 2014
From $314

6 Hyatt Regency Kyoto

5 stars
4.6 / 5 11 reviews

644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari

Rate includes 4th Night Free

A captivating mix of the past and present, the Hyatt Regency Kyoto offers guests exquisite accommodations, excellent amenities and a location ideal for business and pleasure. The property features...

Classic Understated Luxury
This is a nice hotel that offers a great value/price ratio, combined with a good location. It does everything that is require of such a hotel and very comfortable and fairly luxurious. The...
Mar 2, 2015
From $679

7 The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-ku

Rate Includes Breakfast

Located in the heart of a city famed for its Zen temples, palaces and gardens, the riverside property brings the unsurpassed elegance and renowned service of The Ritz-Carlton to Kyoto while...

8 Hotel Gimmond Kyoto

4 stars
3.8 / 5 17 reviews

Oike Takakura ST. Nakagyo-Ku

Book 21 Days In Advance & Save 15%

Visitors to the Hotel Gimmond Kyoto enjoy the best of big-city convenience and small-town charm at this boutique property that puts an emphasis on customer service. Located on Oike Boulevard, one...

Loved my trip to Japan
My hotel stay at Hotel Gimmond was very nice. I was so pleased with the staff and their service. My room was very clean and comfortable. I would stay there again!
Apr 15, 2015
From $162

9 Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo

3 stars
4.5 / 5 11 reviews


One of the newer properties in central Kyoto, the Hotel MyStays Kyoto-Shijo offers guests spacious accommodations and top-notch service in addition to a great location near many of the attractions...

Wonderful Western-style hotel
This hotel was extremely roomy for a Japanese hotel. It is in a fantastic location close to the the train and bus lines that take you to may popular destinations. The izakaya's nearby are wonderful...
Apr 6, 2015

10 New Miyako Hotel Kyoto

4 stars
3.8 / 5 25 reviews

17, Nishikujo-Inmachi Minami-ku

Book 30 Days In Advance & Save 12%

One of the largest hotels in the city, the New Miyako Hotel Kyoto offers both business and leisure travelers exceptional value, stylish rooms, numerous amenities and easy access to Kyoto and points...

Nice hotel near train station.
Very convenient location right near train station.
Aug 18, 2015
From $179

11 Kyoto Century Hotel

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

680 Higashishiokoji-cho, Higashinotoindori Shiokoji-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Located just in front of JR Kyoto station, this hotel not only provides guest rooms but also arranges wedding ceremonies, parties and so on. Check-out time is at noon, which will be later than the...

Extremely Practical Location
We arrived in the evening, on the Shinkansen from Tokyo, and staff could not have been more gracious, pleasant and attentive. Be aware thta some locals might not be familiar with the Hotel, as...
Apr 27, 2015
From $146

12 Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex

3 stars
4.0 / 5

Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimmachidori Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

This convenient hotel is just a 3-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station, good for both sightseeing and business. There are 122 rooms all equipped with bath, shower, air-conditioner and TV. Negative ion...

From $161

13 Tazuru

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

179-1 Minoya-cho, Kiyamachidori Matsubara-agaru,

"This historic ryokan is close to Kawaramachi down town, Gion and Pontocho. Indulge yourself in the open air bath with views of mountains in Higashiyama, Mt. Hiei and Kamo river. Also small...

good value
Compared with other ryokans in the area, the Tazauru is reasonably priced, and staff are attentive.
May 26, 2015
From $92

14 Kyoto Daini Tower Hotel

3 stars
3.8 / 5

570-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Higashinotoindori Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Located on the eastern side of JR Kyoto Station and just a few minutes from the Karasuma main exit of the station, the hotel provides convenient access to scenic spots and places of historical...

From $123

15 Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijo

3 stars
4.0 / 5

493-1 Kiyoi-cho, Yasaka Toriimae Kudaru, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

This is a modern hotel in a very traditional area of Kyoto right next to the Gion bus stop. The Gion Shijo Train Station is only a 10-minute walk away making this a very convenient location for...

From $83

16 Kyoto Rich Hotel

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Nishigawa, Kawaramachidori Gojo-agaru, Simogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

Near the main entertainment district in Kyoto, the hotel is conveniently located in a 5 minute walk from Kiyomizu Gojo Station, perfect for sightseeing, shopping and going out to eat. There are 108...

From $765

17 Hiiragiya Ryokan

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

277 Nakahakusan-cho, Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakakyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

This historic inn has been under the ownership of the same family for 6 generations. Yasunari Kawabata, a Nobel laureate, considered this inn as his home away from home. Each room is uniquely...

From $128

18 Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

678 Omandokoro-cho, Karasuma-dori Bukkoji-kudaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

This hotel is located only a minute walk from Shijo Subway Station. Internet access with both LAN cable and Wi-Fi is free. Public PC set at lobby is also free to use. Each modern guestroom has wide...

excellent hotel
It is an excellent hotel,one I will be both recommending and hopefully staying in again
Apr 13, 2015
From $137

19 Kyoto Tokyu Hotel

4 stars
4.2 / 5 5 reviews

580 Kakimoto-cho, Horikawadori Gojo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

This deluxe hotel is located next to Nishi Honganji Temple, a great place for sightseeing. Many types of rooms are prepared for any use, and the design differs in each room type. Standard amenities...

Perfect except location
Everything was perfect except location but you can ride a taxi and go almost everywhere for less than 10$ U.S.
Oct 6, 2015
From $210

20 Hotel Granvia Kyoto

5 stars
4.7 / 5 18 reviews

JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Chuo-guchi,

Featuring deluxe accommodations, superb service and a prime location near the bustling JR Kyoto Station Building, the Hotel Granvia Kyoto provides guests with the maximum in comfort and...

Nice Hotel at great location!
Great Location! I will choose this hotel as well next time to Kyoto.
Mar 10, 2015