The ryokan-inspired Ritz-Carlton Kyoto is a contender for best hotel in Japan.

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Kyoto, Japan

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

  • The ryokan-inspired Ritz-Carlton Kyoto is a contender for best hotel in Japan.
  • The photogenic Kamogawa River runs alongside and the Higashiyama mountains provide a beautiful backdrop.
  • From the entrance that winds around a trickling stream to rock gardens inside restaurants, the hotel provides a truly unique stay.

Facilities include

Fully Equipped Luxury Gym In-Room Massage 24 Hour Room Service 5* Tradition Restaurant Luxurious Bar

Activities include

  • Guided Touring
  • Guided Food Tour
  • Cycling Around The City
  • Traditional Spa And Wellness
  • Special Activities For Children
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About The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

Visit the 5 star Ritz- Carlton Kyoto for the ultimate mix of luxury and tradition. Steeped in history, the Ritz-Carlton Kyoto expresses the culture of its city in a language of thoughtful detail and elegance. This begins at the start of your stay when you are greeted by a kimono-clad guide who will escort you to check in where you can enjoy a cup of traditional Japanese tea.

The 409 pieces of modern Japanese artwork on display throughout the hotel, accompanied with the signature twist on local cuisine all enxompasses to give guests a truly memorable cultural experience.

The hotel features stunning garden and river views a 24 hour fitness center and spectacular indoor pool. Guests can request private signature dining experiences as well as indulge in luxury spa and indigenous holistic spa treatments.

A wide rage of cultural experiences can be arranged through the hotel where a guide will show you all the best sites the city has to offer as well as showing you the best eating spots where you can enjoy sampling the best cuisine Kyoto has to offer.

Practical info

Practical info

Location

The Ritz Carlton is situated in the city of Kyoto. Kyoto is in the historic Higashiyama district and only 10 minutes away from Kyoto's busy downtown.

How to get there

Kyoto is 2 hours on the bullet train (Shinkansen) from Tokyo. The Four Seasons Kyoto is a 15-minute drive from the station by taxi or private transfer.

When to go

Late spring (March to May) and late autumn (September to November) are famously the best times to visit Japan, when there is little rainfall and temperatures are mild.

Important Information

The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be taken into account, e.g. activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks in advance of travel.

Children

Travelling with children

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto warmly welcomes children of all ages. The reception can suggest child-friendly outings, or arrange a babysitter, and help you discover the Kyoto your family will love.

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