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Top 10 hotels in Kyoto

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
4 out of 5
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥9,711
per night
Apr 6 - Apr 7
4.4/5Excellent! (3,803 reviews)

"The hotel was very well located, the staff were very friendly, helpful and professional and our room had all the amenities that we needed."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Century Hotel
4 out of 5
680 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
¥8,925
per night
Apr 30 - May 1
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,231 reviews)

"It was perfect. Everything was in great shape, the service was impeccable. An elegant, beautiful place."…"

Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020

Kyoto Century Hotel
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma
3 out of 5
678 Oomandokoro-cho, Karasuma-dori Bukkoji Sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥5,488
per night
Apr 23 - Apr 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (684 reviews)

"Location is very good with easy access to trains and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2020

Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Shijo Karasuma
Hotel Monterey Kyoto
3.5 out of 5
604 Manjuya-cho, Sanjo-sagaru, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥5,330
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4.4/5Excellent! (2,110 reviews)

"The hotel was in a very convenient location and very beautiful!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Hotel Monterey Kyoto
Hotel Vischio Kyoto by GRANVIA 
4 out of 5
44-1, Kamitonodacho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥11,273
per night
Apr 19 - Apr 20
4.7/5Exceptional! (616 reviews)

"Love the Room design, simple, comofrt and clean. Will return."…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

Hotel Vischio Kyoto by GRANVIA 
APA Hotel Kyoto Ekihigashi
3 out of 5
Higashishiokojicho, 552-1, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥4,545
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
4.4/5Wonderful! (65 reviews)

"Room super clean and very comfortable."…"

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

APA Hotel Kyoto Ekihigashi
Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto
4 out of 5
15 Nishi-Iwamotocho, Higashi-kujo, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥11,782
per night
May 1 - May 2
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,243 reviews)

"This is a new hotel and goes out of its way to provide excellent room facilities, in particular we liked the Nespresso pod coffee machine in the room. We stayed for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. The hotel is also conveniently located for the railway station which is only 200 ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto
Hyatt Regency Kyoto
4.5 out of 5
644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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¥24,000
per night
Apr 3 - Apr 4
4.5/5Wonderful! (989 reviews)

"We like the tranquility of the property. It will be ideal if there is an onsen onsite."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Ekimae
4 out of 5
707-2, Higashi-Shiokoji-cho,Shichijo-, Sagaru,Karasumado-ri,Shimogyou-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
¥6,545
per night
Apr 5 - Apr 6
4.5/5Wonderful! (814 reviews)

"Great hotel. Great location and spacious room. Only negative was the bed. It was hard as as rock"…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2020

Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Ekimae
Hotel Granvia Kyoto
4.5 out of 5
JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Chuo-guchi, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
¥17,686
per night
Apr 13 - Apr 14
4.6/5Wonderful! (2,017 reviews)

"Excellent location! Room was large, well appointed."…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2020

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Kyoto Hotel Guide

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Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Kyoto?
VILLAGE KIRAMACHI is a favorite property for Expedia customers. This ryokan is a short Shijo Omiya, and it offers free WiFi and concierge services. Traveler reviews also recommend NEST AT NISHIKI, KYOTO and KYOTO Guest Inn Nagaokakyo as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Kyoto, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to view the best deals available in Kyoto.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Kyoto?
For additional details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Kyoto, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Kyoto?
Based on reviews, Kyoto Plaza Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free buffet breakfast and free WiFi. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto and Kyoto Hana Hostel.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in Arashiyama?
With 29 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Mulan Hostel is the highest ranked property in Arashiyama. This property offers private yards and a bar. Other favorite options in the area include NAGI KYOTO ARASHIYAMA and Ryotei Rangetsu.
What's the best accommodation in Gion?
In this neighborhood, there are 104 lodging options for your stay, so you should find just want you want for your visit. Hotel ALZA KYOTO is a favorite with our customers staying in Gion. This 4-star hotel offers free WiFi and concierge services. It’s located steps from Pontocho. Travelers also recommend Hotel Ethnography Gion Furumonzen and Hotel Ethnography Gion Shinmonzen as top choices in the area.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Kyoto?
Hotel Gran Ms Kyoto is a top 3.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features laundry facilities and free WiFi. Other good options for your kid-friendly vacation include Hotel Keihan Kyoto GRANDE and APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT. Also attractions like Kyoto Aquarium and Toei Kyoto Studio Park are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a romantic vacation to Kyoto?
Hotel Granvia Kyoto is a favorite 4.5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and 8 restaurants. Other good choices for a stay with your sweetheart include Kyoto Hotel Okura and Hifumi Ryokan.
What's the best LGBT-friendly accommodation in Kyoto?
Kyoto Tokyu Hotel is a top 4-star hotel for LGBT guests, and features 3 restaurants and free WiFi. Hotel Granvia Kyoto is another good option for your stay.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in Kyoto?
Cinq petit chambre is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers a restaurant and free WiFi for its human guests.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Kyoto University?
Adjacent to Kyoto University, Kyoto Guesthouse - The Earthship- Chikyugo is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this guesthouse offers free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Other good choices close by include Guesthouse Hyakumanben Cross and Ryokan Sawaya Honten.
What about the best place to stay close to Fushimi Inari Shrine?
One of the top choices for your stay is kyomachiya inari, located next to Fushimi Inari Shrine, and this 3-star B&B offers free breakfast and free WiFi. RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto and Daiwa Royal Hotel Grande Kyoto are two other good choices within a few miles.

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