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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

5-star5 stars
Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-kuKyotoKyoto-fu604-0902Japan, 0203 684 4828

Luxury hotel with 2 restaurants, near Kyoto Imperial Palace
  • Free WiFi
Bar and Beverages
Bar is awesome
Awesome vibe
Great pool
Value for money
Value for money could be better
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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

Hotel Info: 0203 684 4828

from £1,247
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, River View, Corner (KITA)
  • Deluxe Room, City View (Guest)
  • Luxury Room, River View (Guest)
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace, Mountain View (Garden)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Terrace, Mountain View (TATAMI)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, River View, Corner (TATAMI, Top Floor)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Corner (MINAMI)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom (KAMOGAWA)
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View (TSUKIMI)
  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Courtyard View, Garden Area
  • Suite, 1 King Bed, City View, Garden Area (Larger Guest room)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 134 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)

  • Babysitting/childcare *


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • 2 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Free bicycles on site
Working away
  • Meeting rooms 4
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • IPod docking station
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


The Ritz-Carlton Spa has 7 treatment rooms. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and Ayurvedic. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.


Mizuki – This restaurant specialises in Japanese cuisine.

La Locanda – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

The Bar – On-site bar.

The Lobby Lounge – This café serves breakfast and light fare.

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Ritz-Carlton Kyoto Hotel
  • Ritz-Carlton Kyoto
  • Ritz-Carlton Kyoto


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.

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

Optional extras

Valet parking costs JPY 3000.00 per night

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 5589 per person (approximately)

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace (21-minute walk)
  • Nijo Castle (23-minute walk)
  • Kiyomizu Temple (37-minute walk)
  • Heian Shrine (15-minute walk)
  • Gion Corner (20-minute walk)
  • Sanjusangendo Temple (35-minute walk)
  • Higashi Honganji Temple (37-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) 51-min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) 88-min drive
  • Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station 7-min walk
  • Kyoto Sanjo Station 8-min walk
  • Kyoto Gion-Shijo Station 14-min walk
  • Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station 4-min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station 5-min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station 8-min walk
  • Valet parking (surcharge)

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.4 From 108 reviews

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Worth a visit
Amazing hotel - beautiful structure
Charles, us3 night trip
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Perfect in every detail.
Expensive but a real treat. Wish I could stay longer!
Trudi, us1 night trip
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Excellent, elegant hotel. Great location.
Mark, us2 night romance trip
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Over the top hotel experience...
Incredible hotel experience. The hotel was impeccable and provided unique exposure and access like The Kimono Experience, access to select restaurants, and tour guides, and a great spa.
Gary, us4 night romance trip
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Amazing service from everyone at the hotel!
Mark, us1 night romance trip

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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

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