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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

4-star4 stars
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 600-8237, Japan

4-star hotel with 6 restaurants, near Kyoto Tower
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Property was in good location. Shuttle bus to and from Kyoto Station, but also can walk…Nov. 3, 2019
  • Overall comfortable Hotel. WiFi was not reliable.Oct. 6, 2019

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

from $88 CAD
  • Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Executive floor Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Standard Twin, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Kyoto Style floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Executive floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Deluxe Twin, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Luxury Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Twin room with TATAMI, Non-smoking
  • Japanese style Room Non-smoking
  • Luxury Family room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Family Room Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Standard Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Standard Double Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Standard Double, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Standard Double Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Premium floor Deluxe Double, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Executive floor Junior Suite Twin Non Smoking(10th floor)
  • TATAMI Suite Twin
  • Premium floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Kyoto Style floor Suite Twin Non Smoking (53sqm/8th floor)
  • Premium Floor Suite Twin, Non Smoking
  • Executive floor Suite, Non Smoking (10th Floor, 79sqm)
  • Regular floor Suite Twin, Non Smoking
  • Regular floor Suite Double, Non Smoking
  • Adjoining Twin Room, Non Smoking (2 Twin Rooms, Regular floor)(Rooms are not connected)
  • Adjoining Twin Room, Non Smoking (2 Twin Rooms, Premium floor)(Rooms are not connected)
  • SOU SOU ROOM
  • Suite Twin Run of House [Room Type or Size will be assigned upon arrival]
  • High Floor Standard Twin Room (Run of Floor), Non Smoking
  • High Floor Superior Twin Room (Run of Floor), Non Smoking
  • High Floor Deluxe Twin Room (Run of Floor), Non Smoking
  • Regular floor Superior Twin, Non Smoking (24~27sqm)
  • Premium floor Superior Twin, Non Smoking (27~30sqm)
  • Kyoto style floor Suite twin room, Non Smoking
  • KIRA KARACHO (KIN-UN)
  • KIRA KARACHO (GIN-GETSU)
  • Standard Twin (Hollywood Twin), Non Smoking
  • Superior Twin (Hollywood twin) Non Smoking
  • Wide King Double, Non Smoking
  • Standard Triple Room
  • Superior Double Room, Non Smoking

What’s around RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

Landmarks

  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kyoto Tower - 9 min walk
  • Nishiki Market - 33 min walk
  • Kawaramachi - 34 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 39 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 44 min walk
  • Kyoto Aquarium - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Railway Museum - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 77 min drive
  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 47 min drive
  • Kyoto Station - 9 min walk
  • Toji Station - 12 min walk
  • Shichijo Station - 20 min walk
  • Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station - 15 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 16 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 20 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 489 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Travelling with others

Children

  • Children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Parking

  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Electric vehicle charging point

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 6 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1969
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
Accessibility
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public restroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Braille signage
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Top of Kyoto - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Royal Ryuho - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Gourmand Tachibana - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

All Day Dining KAZA - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Tankuma Kitamise - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto’s small print

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Policies

Children 4-12 years old are allowed in the pool for a fee of JPY 540 per person, per stay and must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

  • Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

    This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

    Disinfectant is used to clean the property.

    Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

    • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
    • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

    Optional extras

    Facility access costs JPY 550 per person, per stay. Facilities include fitness facilities and a swimming pool.

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 3000 per person (approximately)

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

    FAQs for RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

    • Does RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto offer free cancellation for a full refund?
      Yes, RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
    • Is parking offered at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
    • Is there a pool at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      Yes, there's an indoor pool. Guests have pool access from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
    • Are pets allowed at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
    • What are the check-in and check-out times at RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      You can check in from 2 PM to midnight. Check-out time is 11 AM.
    • Are there restaurants at or near RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      Yes, there are 6 onsite restaurants. Nearby restaurants include Ikariya petit (1-min walk), kurasu (2-min walk), and Ramen ayam ya halal (2-min walk).
    • What is there to do near RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto?
      Recommended spots to visit include Kyoto Tower (9-min walk) and Kyoto Aquarium (10-min walk), along with Kyoto Railway Museum (0.8 mi) and Nishiki Market (1.7 mi).

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.8 From 2,955 reviews

    Exceptional 10.0
    Loved the hotel. Room was large.
    Amandeep, ca2 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Best hotel in Kyoto! Great value!
    This is amazing hotel, and this is a very good located hotel, near to shops and transportations. Highly recommended hotel, service was good.It has great coffee machine and many extra in rooms. Big room with nice view and easy to move around!
    Jenny, ca5 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Not great hotel experience
    This is conveniently located near the Kyoto station with a shuttle service running between the station and the hotel. Hotel lobby is nice and has lots of restaurants. Breakfast buffet is excellent but that is worked into your room rate. Rooms are a bit older with bathroom showing condition. Nice amenities with heated pool but we didn’t have time to try. One day the housekeeping left our room half finished. We came back from our morning and it was half finished and they did not finish cleaning after we left again. The balcony door was open at the time and they didn’t finish with the towels. On return the balcony door was left open the whole day, dirty towels remained and the dirty tea cups were left in the sink and the bar area and tea was not restocked. We complained and they had to scramble to find replacements. On departure they gave us a box of cookies for the inconvenience. Service otherwise acceptable. Overall central hotel in Kyoto however given mishap and room condition there are other choices.
    Shirline, ca3 night family trip
    Fair 4.0
    Poorly located. Wrong part of town if coming to see all the attractions. Wifi was very very poor. Breakfast absolutely average. Real problem with hotel is it is not where tourists want to be.
    ca3 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    No idea how hotel gets such great reviews. Very poor location- wrong side of the train tracks. Train station is a 10 to 15 minute walk. Breakfast is average at best. Wifi is horrible- very slow. Cannot reccomend
    ca3 night family trip
    Exceptional 10.0
    Excellent.
    Unparalleled service. Five to seven minute walk from Kyoto Stn. Excellent restaurants, wonderful pool and spa.
    Greg, caTrip with friends
    Very Good 8.0
    Extremely well kept hotel with competent staff
    Excellent Hotel, one of the better hotels with a decent size room for Japan. Furniture is new and a fusion between Japanese traditional and modern. Located a short walk away from Kyoto station. Staff are pretty excellent. We wanted to stay an additional night but the hotel said they were sold out, however we were able to book an extra night through the hotels.com website.
    Zubair, caTrip with friends
    Fair 4.0
    The hotel is not convenient to exploring the city on foot. The room had no coffee or tea maker. And the service at the cafe was indifferent at best.
    Luba, us3 night family trip
    Fair 4.0
    Beware the​ charging​ for​ the​ drink​ing​ Water​
    The​ reason of​ choosing​ this​ Hotel​ was​ the​ hotel​ location.close​ to​ kyoto​ station​ with.free​ hotel shutter​ bus.​ We​ booked​ for​ 3​ nights​ with​ breakfast.​ The​ price​ consider​ quite​ high​ compare​ with​ the​ room​ condition.​ The​ Guest​ requires​ to​ pay​ all​ additional​ charge.for using​ the​ ​Hotel.facilities​ like​ swimming​ pool​ and​ gym.​ The​ breakfast​ almost​ the.same​ manu​ every​day.​ We​ was​ disappointed to​ ask​ for.the​ charging​ of​ the​ bottles​ of​ drink​ing​ Water​ in​ room​ Eventhough​ there​ was​ the​ hotel​ logo​ on​ the​ bottle​ that​ suppose​ to​ be​ a​ Hotel​ complementary.​ For​ our​ entire​ Trip​ in​ Japan, this​ was​ our​ first​ Hotel​ that​ we​ had​ been​ charged​ for​ the​ bottle​ of​ drink​ing​ Water.
    Suphol, us3 night family trip
    Good 6.0
    Not great
    Staff were professional and courteous. Room was good, not great. The problem was that the cut back in services due to coronavirus fears. The workout room gym that was included in the rate was closed. The swimming pool that appeared to be included (from the Hotels.com website) turns out it is not included unless you want to pay the extra $20 per day. The worst part for me was the “American breakfast” of scrambled eggs toast and ham was so gross I could not eat it.
    John, jp2 night family trip

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