Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

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Kyoto, Japan

This luxury hotel is situated on the banks of the Kamogawa River, offering breathtaking views of the Higashiyama Mountains in Japan. Recently opened, The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto reflects the time-honoured traditions of Japanese hospitality and blends the city’s heritage with modern sophistication and comforts. The hotel makes an ideal base from which to explore this fascinating, ancient city. Kansai International Airport is a two-hour taxi ride away.

Offering the legendary Ritz-Carlton service, superb facilities and authentic Japanese hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto will appeal to travellers seeking a luxurious and peaceful retreat in a stunning location. It features four restaurants and bars, a state-of-the-art spa, a fitness centre and an indoor pool.

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto provides elegant and spacious rooms and suites featuring Japanese décor, king-size beds, plush linens, marble bathrooms with deep-soaking tubs, state-of-the-art amenities and picture windows offering stunning views. Some rooms also have balconies overlooking the river. The Garden Terrace Suite Tatami comes with traditional tatami mats and a futon. Connecting rooms are available for families.

The hotel offers an array of memorable dining experiences. Enjoy the finest Italian cuisine in an elegant setting at La Locanda, mouthwatering Japanese delights at Mizuki or lavish afternoon teas at The Lobby Lounge.

It is conveniently located near Kyoto’s downtown districts including Gion and Kawaramachi-dori and there is plenty to see and do. Visit Kinkaku-ji, the magnificent Golden Pavilion; explore the Ryoan-ji Temple; watch a live performance at Kyoto Tei Studio Park; or wander through Gion, Japan’s only remaining geisha district. After a busy day, indulge in a massage at the serene spa.

Families are welcomed and the hotel features the Ritz-Kids programme to keep kids entertained.

Lightfoot Travel Tip: Between late March and late April you can see the famed Japanese cherry blossoms. Take a boat tour down Okazaki Canal or visit Maruyama Park for prime viewing opportunities.

Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Kyoto into a greater Japan holiday. Take a look at Classic Japan as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.

Ritz-Carlton Kyoto Information

Location & Getting There

This luxury hotel is situated on the banks of the Kamogawa River, offering breathtaking views of the Higashiyama Mountains, a 3-hour train ride from Narita International Airport.

Accommodation

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto provides elegant and spacious rooms and suites featuring stunning views of the Kamogawa river and the Higashiyama mountains. Guest rooms feature modern design with traditional Japanese motifs. Suites boast a private Japanese Zen garden with a personal terrace deck, some with a separate living room, dining area and splendid panoramic views. The Garden Terrace Suite Tatami is a unique, traditional Japanese theme accommodation that comes with traditional tatami mats and a futon. Connecting rooms are available for families.

Facilities

- Spa
- Fitness centre
- Indoor pool
- Lounge
- Dining: 2 restaurants, 1 bar

Activities

The hotel is conveniently located near Kyoto’s downtown districts including Gion and Kawaramachi-dori and there is plenty to see and do. Visit Kinkaku-ji, the magnificent Golden Pavilion, explore the Ryoan-ji Temple, watch a live performance at Kyoto Tei Studio Park or wander through Gion, Japan’s only remaining geisha district.

Children

Families are welcome and the hotel features the Ritz-Kids programme to keep younger guests well-entertained.

Ritz-Carlton Kyoto Price Guide

2 out of 5

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