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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

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Indoor pool
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Suite, 1 King Bed, Terrace, Mountain View (Garden) | Terrace/patio

Overview of The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

5.0 star property
Luxury hotel with spa, near Kawaramachi

9.4/10 Exceptional

204 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Parking available
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is CA $1,419
Price available on 02/13/2023
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Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-0902

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Central Kyoto
  • Kawaramachi - 11 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 37 min walk
  • Heian Shrine - 5 min drive
  • Nishiki Market - 6 min drive
  • Kyoto University - 5 min drive
  • Yasaka Shrine - 6 min drive
  • Nijō Castle - 10 min drive
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 11 min drive
  • Kyoto Tower - 15 min drive
  • Fushimi Inari Shrine - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 60 min drive
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 82 min drive
  • Jingu-marutamachi Station - 6 min walk
  • Sanjo Station - 8 min walk
  • Gion-shijo Station - 15 min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station - 6 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 9 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 15 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Lobby Lounge - 2 min walk
  • Togiya - 3 min walk
  • 夢屋 Nijo Yumeya - 3 min walk
  • Kiyamachi Sakuragawa Kaiseki - 3 min walk
  • Yakitori Hitomi - 3 min walk

About this property

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

When you stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of Kawaramachi and Lake Biwa. Guests can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, or facials, and Japanese cuisine is served at Mizuki, which is open for lunch and dinner. Other features of this luxurious hotel include an indoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a fitness center. The nice bathrooms and breakfast get good marks from fellow travelers. Public transportation is just a short walk: Shiyakusho-mae Station is 6 minutes and Sanjo Keihan Station is 9 minutes.

Languages

English, Japanese

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 134 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Express check-out available
  • Minimum check-in age - 20
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • Guests must be age 20 and older to stay in a smoking room.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 20

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)
  • Babysitting*

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Onsite valet parking (JPY 4000 per day)
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:00 AM–10:30 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Bed rails

What to do

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Wedding services
  • Bicycle rentals

Facilities

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fitness center
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Visual alarms in hallways

Languages

  • English
  • Japanese

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Espresso maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Shower/tub combination
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Free newspapers
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Spa

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

Dining

Mizuki - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.
La Locanda - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.
The Bar - Onsite bar. Open daily.
Onsite venue #4 - This lobby lounge serves breakfast and light fare. Open daily.
PIERRE HERMÉ BOUTIQUE - Onsite delicatessen. Open select days.

Awards and affiliations

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto is listed in the 2021 Travel + Leisure 500.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • A city tax may be collected at the property. 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.

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately JPY 6325 per person

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for JPY 12000.0 per day

Parking

  • Valet parking costs JPY 4000 per day

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

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

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

Policies

<p>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. </p><p>Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit on site. </p><p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property. </p><p>This property accepts credit cards and cash.</p>

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
As of 7 Feb 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto on 13 Feb 2023 start from CA $1,419, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes, there's an indoor pool.
Are pets allowed at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes. Valet parking costs JPY 4000 per day. Electric vehicle charging is available.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon. Express check-out and contactless check-in and check-out are available.
What is there to do at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as hiking. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the indoor pool. The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto also has a sauna and a fitness center, as well as a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes, Mizuki offers Japanese cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Yakitori Hitomi (3-min walk), Mughal (4-min walk), and Unite (4-min walk).
What's the area around The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto like?
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto is a short 6-minute walk from Shiyakusho-mae Station and 11 minutes' walk from Kawaramachi. Travelers recommend the hotel for its quiet location.

Reviews

9.4

Exceptional

9.8/10

Cleanliness

9.4/10

Staff & service

9.0/10

Amenities

9.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

9.4/10

Eco-friendliness

Reviews

10/10 Exceptional

Just brilliant. service, restaurant, cafe, spa, everything is perfect. definitely I'm coming back soon
Gio, 2-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Incredible hotel and location minutes away from all the subway and temples. Staff was exceptional. 10/10.
2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Aesthetics. Gorgeous decor, flawless. Great lighting.
4-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Kyoto
Great hotel
2-night business trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great location (shops and restaurants with 10-15min walk), great staff, and great hotel overall. The food was really good (sushi).
3-night romance trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Fabulous hotel
Dietmar, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Barak, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Weekend Getaway
While expensive, the food and comforts of the RC-Kyoto are great!
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

2-night trip
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