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Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-Ku, Kyoto 604-0902 Kyoto Prefecture
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#22 of 582 hotels in Kyoto
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Opened in February 2014 as the first luxury urban resort in Japan, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamo river, with sweeping views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The resort in Kyoto features 134 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars, The Ritz-Carlton Spa, and four different types of banquet rooms ranging from corporate dinners, to meetings, exhibitions and private events. It also boasts a unique partnership with Pierre Hermé Paris, creator of Haute Pàtisserie, showcasing popular creations and introducing an exclusive range of signature desserts. Blending the centuries old traditions and rich culture of Japan's ancient capital with modern luxury, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto brings to life the cultural heart of Japan. The hotel is in close proximity to Kyoto's popular downtown areas including Gion, Pontocho and the city's retail and entertainment district.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Hot tub
Indoor pool
Heated pool
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Airport transportation
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Butler service
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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River View
Languages Spoken
Chinese, Japanese
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Nikorn T. wrote a review Feb 2021
Bangkok, Thailand39 contributions16 helpful votes
Winter before pandemic, I and my partner visited Kyoto and it was our chance to experience Category 8 of Marriott intl. During the cold weather outside once we arrived we felt so warm from thier hospitality. Mr. Ray introduced us ahead to do in room arrival process and discussed about how we experience the city. Super touch at very first moment here. The hotel is very nice and homey with wood decoration. With a superb macaron outlet, pierre herme was greeted you at the door. We enjoyed the michelin star restaurant 'Misuki' with flawless culinary experience ever. This was our great memorable trip. RC Kyoto is second to none. Recommended.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Margaret wrote a review Oct 2020
London, United Kingdom2 contributions3 helpful votes
I really enjoyed my stay at this hotel. The staff were wonderful, and so polite; the food was eclectic, with something for everyone, no matter the dietary restrictions; it was truly marvelous. I highly recommend this hotel for an experience of Japanese service excellence.
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Date of stay: December 2019
1 Helpful vote
BeeLittle wrote a review Sep 2020
Downers Grove, Illinois1621 contributions283 helpful votes
Excellent and beautiful hotel in Kyoto! Rooms are great, service is superb! Concierge service top notch. The best hospitality you can wish for. Complimentary bicycle tours offered by the hotel in the morning are so refreshing and give you an idea how to spent your day. Breakfast both the western style buffet and Japanese style restaurant serve delicious options, excellent looking and tasting food. Spa services -- uh oh - cannot complaint but nothing to brag about...
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Date of stay: November 2019
3 Helpful votes
carlosk582 wrote a review Sep 2020
Tokyo, Japan725 contributions32 helpful votes
Check-in and already receive welcome fruit and Petit Four hospitality in the room. The popular Italian restaurant serves dishes recommended by young chefs. From antipasto to main dishes and desserts, they are all delicious. It's popular with women. A long cloth laid under your feet. The "foot throw" is also set up as a matter of course. The turndown service was also perfect. Because you can choose the newspaper you are reading at home, you can enjoy your hotel life as if you were at home. I was able to spend a relaxing time in the furniture inside the hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
1 Helpful vote
EEJ818 wrote a review Jul 2020
New York City, New York24 contributions44 helpful votes
We stayed at 4 nights at this magical hotel in Kyoto. Our room was clean, bright and modern. The breakfast buffet was amazing. Both the western option and the Japanese option were fantastic! What sets this hotel apart from others is the SERVICE. We were treated like royalty. Ever need was catered for. We took a Japanese treat making class that the hotel offered and it was incredible. So fun and memorable. My daughter took an in-house origami class which she loved. While we were checking-out her origami teacher gave her a present of origami paper and a photo of her while taking the origami class. We had an incredible visit !
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Date of stay: August 2019
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$935 - $1,928 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto
Which popular attractions are close to The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Nearby attractions include Ippodo Tea Kyoto (0.2 miles), Honnoji Temple (0.3 miles), and Club Metro (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Conveniently located restaurants include Trattoria Macedonia Yuki, Fortune Garden Kyoto, and Le Bouchon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto have an airport shuttle?
Yes, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.8 miles away from the center of Kyoto.
Are any cleaning services offered at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.