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Located in Central Kyoto, Kyoto Hotel Okura is within a mile (2 km) of popular sights such as Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle. This 322-room, 4.5-star hotel has conveniences like an indoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. Located centrally in Kyoto, it's also close to Kiyomizu Temple and Heian Shrine.


There are multiple options for onsite dining with 6 restaurants, including Irifune, which specializes in Japanese cuisine. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.


All 322 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect free WiFi and wired Internet, along with TVs. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Free weekday newspapers, safes, and phones are also available.

Property features

At Kyoto Hotel Okura, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. There's limited parking and limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and laundry facilities.


  • Close to Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Originally built in the 1880s but recently modernized and expanded, the Kyoto Hotel Okura offers a convenient central location near businesses, shops, and historic attractions. Many popular destinations are within easy distance, and a subway station is adjacent. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are both within 2 km (1.25 miles). The hotel prides itself on friendly, expert service, including a top-notch concierge staff.

Dining highlights include the Tokiwa steakhouse, located on the top floor with panoramic city views; Irifune, showcasing Kyoto cuisine; and Orrizonte, serving buffets and cocktails. The hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, a 20-meter indoor pool for guests 18 and over (surcharge), a shopping arcade, a hair salon, spa services, currency exchange, Internet point, and free parking with Limited availability (parking height restrictions may apply). A 24-hour business center is available as well.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 322 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Kyoto Hotel Okura offers 322 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters and premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries.

This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary weekday newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and blackout drapes/curtains. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Premium bedding 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Television 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Pittoresque - Contemporary French cuisine in elegant setting. Located on top floor, with views of Higashiyama Mountains. Seasonal specialties, wine cellar. Lunch and dinner.

Tokiwa - Steaks, fresh seafood, Kyoto vegetables. Located on top floor, with panoramic city views. Lunch and dinner.

Irifune - Kyoto cuisine. Views of traditional Japanese garden. Choise of Western-style tables or Japanese tatami mats. Sushi bar and tea room. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Belcanto - International cuisine with French and Italian accents. Relaxed setting. Lunch and dinner.

Toh Lee - Chinese cuisine served in a tranquil setting with a waterfall. Lunch and dinner.

Orrizonte - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. Cocktails. Mountain views. Cover charge at night.

Cafe Neuve - Lunch with desserts. Casual setting.

Lec Court - Café open from early morning till late evening.

Chippendale - Sophisticated, British-inspired setting for cocktails and conversation. Open evenings.

Nearby Things to Do

The Kyoto Hotel Okura has a 20-meter (65 foot) indoor pool for guests aged 18 years and over. A surcharge applies for use, and the facility is closed on Mondays.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: JPY 2970 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

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