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Located in Shimogyo, RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji Temple. This 489-room, 4-star hotel has an indoor pool along with free in-room WiFi and free self parking. Located in central Kyoto, the hotel is also near Nijo Castle and Kiyomizu Temple.

Dining

Relish the French cuisine at Top of Kyoto, one of 6 onsite restaurants. 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. Buffet breakfast is offered for a fee each morning from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Rooms

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto's 489 rooms provide refrigerators, minibars, and coffee makers. Guests can expect 32-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels, along with free WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries, and beds sport down comforters. Other amenities include safes, phones, and desks.

Property features

Guests staying at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto enjoy an indoor pool, free WiFi in public areas, and a gift shop. There's free parking and a free area shuttle. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this family-friendly hotel include a porter/bellhop and a hair salon.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Kyoto Tower and Higashi Honganji Temple
  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto's 6 restaurants present multiple dining options including Top of Kyoto, a revolving top-floor restaurant serving French cuisine, and Royal Ryuho, serving Cantonese fare. An indoor pool (surcharge) offers relaxation. Events can be accommodated in the hotel's flexible banquet facilities with free WiFi and wired Internet access. Concierge services are provided to guests and onsite parking is complimentary. Other amenities include a hair salon, beauty services, and dry cleaning/laundry facilities (surcharges apply).

  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 489 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  

Internet

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

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

Parking

Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto offers 489 accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include slippers, bidets, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Kyoto hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Refrigerator 
  • Phone 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Minibar 
  • Slippers 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • LCD TV 
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge) 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Top of Kyoto - This rotating restaurant perched on the hotel's top floor serves French cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Gourmand Tachibana - Combining local, seasonal ingredients and French fare, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Royal Ryuho - This restaurant serves authentic Cantonese fare for lunch and dinner daily.

All Day Dining KAZA - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this buffet restaurant serves international cuisine.

Breakfast

Start your morning with a buffet breakfast, available each day from 6:30 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge. Room service is available during limited hours.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for JPY 3564 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for JPY 1620 per day.

Pets

  • 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.

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2700 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: JPY 1620 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: JPY 3564 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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We should mention

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. Set meals are served in guestrooms only (no menus or public dining).


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