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Apartments in Kyoto for Rent

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Featured Apartments in Kyoto

RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace
3 out of 5
566-4, Kazahayacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥6,631 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within 2 mi (3 km) of Nijō Castle, Kyoto Tower, and Gion Corner. Sanjusangendo Temple and Toji Temple are ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (267 reviews)

"All good. The gentleman who took us to the hotel by shuttle bus from the reservation office was so friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2020

RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace
RESI STAY Andon
3 out of 5
173-6 Sanjoaburanokojicho, Sanjo Aburanokojicho, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥15,273 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Nijō Castle, and Nishiki Market. Kawaramachi and Kyoto International ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"清潔な点はよかった.火災時に避難経路が安全なのか不安に感じたので,窓から逃げることを考えましたが,窓が全開にできませんでした.改善してもらいたいと思いました."…"

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2020

RESI STAY Andon
RESI STAY GIONDO KYOTO Higashiyama Sanjo
3.5 out of 5
25-5, Sanchome, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥10,022 per night from Mar 15 to Mar 16

Located in Sakyo Ward, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Samurai Kembu Theater and Gion Tatsumi Bridge. Kyoto National Museum of Modern Art ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (567 reviews)

"Excellent place to stay—I highly recommend it. Wonderful location!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

RESI STAY GIONDO KYOTO Higashiyama Sanjo
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Stay SAKURA Kyoto Nijo Seasons
3 out of 5
3-15, Matsushita-cho, Jyurakumawari, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥9,454 per night from Mar 16 to Mar 17

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within 3 mi (5 km) of Nijō Castle, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Ryōan-ji. Heian Shrine and Gion Corner are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (40 reviews)

"The worst place I've stayed at in Japan, or in general to be honest. The staff were rude and no information was provided about checking in earlier than 4pm, the air conditioning was broken in our room in the middle of summer and they forced us to abandon our plans of exploring Kyoto to stay and watch ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2018

Stay SAKURA Kyoto Nijo Seasons
Stay SAKURA Kyoto Gyoen East
3 out of 5
211-16, Kamiikesu-cho, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥8,272 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto University and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Kawaramachi and Nishiki Market are ...

4.4/5Excellent! (87 reviews)
Very good

"Overall very good!"…"

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2019

Stay SAKURA Kyoto Gyoen East
Elitz INN Matsubara
2.5 out of 5
14-1/14-2 Matsubara-dori Nishinotoin, Higashiiru Yabushitacho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Shijo Omiya, Nishiki Market, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kawaramachi and Kyoto ...

Elitz INN Matsubara
Riverside Arashiyama
2 out of 5
10 Nakaoshitacho, Nishikyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥10,000 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Arashiyama, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Arashiyama Monkey Park and Tenryuji Temple. Nijō Castle and Kyoto Imperial Palace are ...

4.4/5Excellent! (115 reviews)
Spacious room/apartment.

"This was not a hotel but should be advertised as an apartment. There was a kitchenette with a microwave. There was no daily cleaning so if staying for more than 2 nights clean dry towels might be a problem. No on site eating area. You had to walk some distance across the river to find anything to ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Riverside Arashiyama
RESI STAY THE KYOTO
3 out of 5
308-2 Gakurin-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥9,925 per night from Mar 12 to Mar 13

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Nishihonganji Temple and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kyoto Tower and Nishiki Market ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (31 reviews)

"The check-in desk is at a different location from the actual unit, so it's a little bit of a hassle, but the actual process was easy and the staff was nice and helpful. The unit has a small kitchen with a microwave, a hot plate and a washing machine. It also came with laundry soap. It was very quiet ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2020

RESI STAY THE KYOTO
IRORI KYOTO STATION HIGASHI-HONGANJI
3 out of 5
33, Nijuuninkoucho, Higashinotointouri-Shomen, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,255 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Higashi Honganji Temple and Kyoto Tower. Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi are also ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (207 reviews)
I recommend Irori!

"This place was easy to find using Google maps. Small, clean and cute apartment/room. I had a washer in my room, which was extremely helpful. The staff was friendly. Extra notes: Irori was relatively close to restaurants/shops by walking. I rented a bike nearby which was ideal and did a free walking ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

IRORI KYOTO STATION HIGASHI-HONGANJI
Kyoto Sanjo Ohashi
3 out of 5
78-4 Shinmaruta-cho, Sakyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,091 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12

Located in Sakyo Ward, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Pontocho and Kawaramachi. Nishiki Market and Kyoto University are also within 15 ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (72 reviews)
Fab find!!

"Great find!! I'm astounded what you get for your money. Huge room, by japanese standards, great amenities, friendly, helpful staff with good English. I hugely recommend this place, especially if you are staying more than a few days in Kyoto. Also well located, within walking distance of Gion and ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

Kyoto Sanjo Ohashi
kyonoyado EN
3 out of 5
6-583-50 Gojohashihigashi, Higashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Higashiyama, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kiyomizu Temple and Yasaka Shrine. Kawaramachi and Sanjusangendo Temple are also ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"Yasada San was amazing at check in! This place is huge by Japanese standards. We booked the room with two twins. It has burners and a kitchen sink and a hot water kettle. The shower and tub area were enormous! Yasada San was there to check us in when we arrived. He showed us how to get into the building, ..."…"

Reviewed on May 7, 2019

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Hotel Mondonce Kyoto Gojo
3.5 out of 5
228-1 Tawarayacho, Sakaimachidori, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥8,591 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Nishiki Market, Kawaramachi, and Higashi Honganji Temple. Kyoto Tower and Pontocho ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Location is good, easy walk to the subway station. Friendly staff. The room we stayed were clean and quiet."…"

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2019

Hotel Mondonce Kyoto Gojo
Kyoto Kotobuki 105 MAX 3ppl Free Wifi
Kyoto, Kyoto (prefecture)
The price is ¥3,000 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Umekoji Park and Kyoto Aquarium. Kyoto Tower and Toji Temple are also within ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Great place to stay and very close to Kyoto Station. About a 5 to 8 minute walk, depending on the one traffic light. :) Lots of great restaurants, cafes, and shops very close. And, Aeon Mall is also about a 5 to 8 minute walk and has great grocery store, shops, cafes, etc. The owners were very responsive ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2021

Kyoto Kotobuki 105 MAX 3ppl Free Wifi
Hotel Kiro Kyoto Station
3 out of 5
40-2 Higashikujo Kamigoryocho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Minami, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto TERRSA, Kyoto Tower, and Sanjusangendo Temple. Higashi Honganji Temple and Toji Temple ...

3.7/5Good! (13 reviews)

"Clean apartment, perfectly located with a 24/7 laundry facility."…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Hotel Kiro Kyoto Station
UU Inn Fushimi Kyoto
3 out of 5
999-4 Fukakusayamamura-cho, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,455 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Fushimi, this apartment building is 1.5 mi (2.5 km) from Fushimi Inari Shrine and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Sanjusangendo Temple. Kyoto Tower and Toji ...

4/5Very Good! (33 reviews)

"A very pleasant inn in a quiet area but very close to a train station so easy to reach the main attractions of the city by train. The inn itself is room only boarding, basic but clean and well maintained. Rooms are fairly small but comfortable. There is access to a washing machine and dryer which ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2019

UU Inn Fushimi Kyoto
Kyoto Kotobuki
2.5 out of 5
14-8, Nishikujo Kaikojicho, Minamiku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥5,033 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12

Located in Central Kyoto, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Umekoji Park and Kyoto Aquarium. Kyoto Tower and Toji Temple are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)

"駅から近くて移動がしやすく、付近にイオンも100均もあったので急遽入り用なものができても安心でした。設備も必要最低限なものは揃っていて快適でした。 ただタオルがバスタオルとフェイスタオルが1枚ずつしかなく、連泊想定の部屋としては少ないなぁと。洗濯機があるので洗濯はできましたが乾燥機がなく、雨続きだったので乾かず…。 あと食器は充分ありましたが洗うスポンジがなく困りました。ハンドソープもこの時世では欲しかったところです。 ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Kyoto Kotobuki
Hotel MUSUBI KYOTO Kiyomizu Gojo
2.5 out of 5
359-1 Osaka-cho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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Located in Higashiyama, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Sanjusangendo Temple, Kawaramachi, and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre. Nishiki Market and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (102 reviews)

"It was one of the spacious property we had stayed at in Japan. Enough room to open up our luggage and without us bumping into each other. The beds were nice and comfy. The hotel is in a quiet neighborhood. It wasn't easy to find at first. Here on Expedia, you have it listed as OYO Hotel Musubi Kyoto ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Hotel MUSUBI KYOTO Kiyomizu Gojo
Glanz kei Kyoto station
3 out of 5
24-1 Nishikujo Inmachi, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥9,091 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Minami, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Kyoto TERRSA and Toji Temple. Kyoto Tower and Kyoto Aquarium are also within 1 mi (2 ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (30 reviews)

"The air freshener in the lobby bathroom was so strong that I could not deal with the front desk without getting a headache. I am sensitive to fragrances. I mentioned it but nothing was done about it. Clean bathrooms do not need to be perfumed. Otherwise our stay was a 5."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Glanz kei Kyoto station
Hotel Sou Kyoto Gion
3 out of 5
525-2 Gionmachi Minamigawa, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥5,455 per night from Mar 14 to Mar 15

Located in Gion, this apartment building is steps from Yasaka Shrine and Gion Corner. Hanamikoji Dori and Kiyomizu Temple are also within 1 mi (2 km). Gion-shijo ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (6 reviews)

"It's clean, people are friendly and helpful. We were glad to be staying here. Thanks"…"

Reviewed on Dec 27, 2019

Hotel Sou Kyoto Gion
OYO Hotel Sakura Guest House Kyoto
2 out of 5
Nishishichijo Minamitsukiyomicho,101, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥3,636 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11

Located in Shimogyo, this apartment building is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aeon Mall Kyoto, Kyoto Railway Museum, and Kyoto Aquarium. Toji Temple and Shijo Omiya ...

4.1/5Very Good! (37 reviews)
Best Stay in Kyoto for the Money!

"Really Good Amenities! Washing Machine, Fridge, Microwave, Kitchenette, nice sized Room (especially for Japan), Quiet, Personal Separate Bathroom and Close to Public Transport! Location is also close to food, supermarkets and small local bars. Excellent staff who are very helpful when asked to assist ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 7, 2019

OYO Hotel Sakura Guest House Kyoto
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

4 out of 5
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥8,362 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11
4.4/5Excellent! (2,565 reviews)

"Location is great and the room was pretty nice. Some grime in the bathroom."…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
RIHGA GRAN KYOTO

RIHGA GRAN KYOTO

3.5 out of 5
1 Higashikujo Nishisannocho, Minami Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥8,727 per night from Mar 11 to Mar 12
4.7/5Exceptional! (35 reviews)

"新幹線などで来る方には申す分のないホテルだと思います。コロナ禍での対応でビュッフェスタイルの朝食ではなかったですが、その代わりというには満足すぎるおもてなしに感動しました。流石です。また泊まりたいです。"…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

RIHGA GRAN KYOTO
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto

Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto

4 out of 5
15 Nishi-Iwamotocho, Higashi-kujo, Kyoto, Kyoto
The price is ¥7,636 per night from Mar 10 to Mar 11
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,355 reviews)

"Being an Expedia Gold member they upgraded my room which is great. It was strange that when I stay at hotel and call a front desk from my room, staff greets me first by calling my surname without telling him/her my room number but this hotel nobody ever did. I felt I was not welcome here."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto
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Staying in an Apartment in Kyoto

You'll find plenty of places to stay in Kyoto with 1718 hotels and other accommodation options to select from, including 239 apartments. Why not enjoy the prominent temples and picturesque gardens in this culturally-rich area? Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are popular attractions worth a visit.

Why should you consider an apartment versus a traditional hotel? Apartments are a good option for solo travellers who want to live like locals, and also for families who want the conveniences of home.

When is the Best Time to Visit Kyoto?

Though weather is just one factor, it can have an impact on your travel plans, especially if you're planning for a longer stay. Since apartments often have stricter cancellation policies, it might be good to familiarise yourself with these weather averages before you book your trip.

  • The hottest months are typically August and July, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 16°C and nighttime temperatures average 1°C
  • April-June: 29°C is the daytime average and 7°C is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 33°C and nighttime averages are around 17°C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 25°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1155 inches in a year

Things to Do in Kyoto

Kyoto is well regarded for its gardens and temples. Enjoy the outdoors at Shusuitei Tea House and Maruyama Park, or simply take in cultural attractions like Gion Corner and Pontocho's Kaburenjo Theater. You can also visit some other popular places in town including Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle.

Kyoto also is known for:
  • Flowers
  • Cultural attractions
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Sightseeing

How to Get to Kyoto and Around the Area

Fly into Osaka (ITM-Itami), which is located 24 mi (38.6 km) away from the heart of the city. Otherwise, look for flights into Kobe (UKB), which is 40 mi (64.4 km) away.

Walk to nearby metro stations like Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station, Shiyakusho-mae Station and Sanjo Keihan Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Kyoto Sanjo Station, Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station or Kyoto Kawaramachi Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to stay at an apartment in Kyoto?
There are 534 apartments to choose from in Kyoto for your vacation. Why not enjoy the prominent temples and picturesque gardens in this culturally rich area? Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi are top sights to discover.
Are you thinking about an apartment instead of a traditional hotel?
An apartment comes equipped with a kitchen, so you can cook some of your meals, and is often more spacious than a traditional hotel room. Apartments are a good option for solo travelers who want to live like locals, but also for families who want the conveniences of home.
What's the top apartment for my stay in Kyoto?
RESI STAY Kumico Amaterrace: Neighborhood: Central Kyoto. Includes free WiFi and soaking bathtubs. Access to onsite laundry facilities is available on site. RESI STAY BRiX: Located in Central Kyoto neighborhood. Free WiFi and soaking bathtubs are included. Hotel Sou Kyoto Gion: Neighborhood: Gion. Includes free WiFi and pillowtop beds. Apartment Hotel 7key S Kyoto: Located in Central Kyoto neighborhood. Free WiFi and fireplaces are included. Access to onsite laundry facilities is available on site. Oyado Shinmachigojo: Neighborhood: Central Kyoto. Includes free WiFi.
How many apartments will I find in Kyoto?
Expedia has 534 apartments to book in Kyoto.
What will the weather be like in Kyoto?
Weather is only one factor, but it can really affect your travel plans, especially if you’re planning an extended stay in Kyoto. The hottest months are usually August and July with an average temp of 78°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 44°F. Average annual precipitation for Kyoto is 45 inches.
What should I see in Kyoto?
Kyoto is well regarded for its gardens and temples. Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are a couple of family-friendly sights, whereas cultural attractions include Kyoto International Manga Museum and Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre. You can also visit some other popular places in town, such as Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi.
What's the best way to get to and around Kyoto?
Knowing a bit about the transportation options can save you time when you get to your destination. Fly into Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX), which is located 49.7 mi (80 km) away. Otherwise, look for flights into Itami Airport (ITM), which is 24 mi (38.6 km) away. Walk to nearby metro stations like Shiyakusho-mae Station, Sanjo Keihan Station, and Karasuma Oike Station.