Kyoto Station Hotel Guide – Top 15 Hotels around Kyoto Station

The area around Kyoto Station is filled with hotels of different styles and prices. Locate the best 15 hotels with our Kyoto station hotels guide!

The beating heart of the city, Kyoto Station is one of the best areas to stay whilst in town. In addition to serving as a transportation hub to major tourist spots within Kyoto and further afield, the neighborhood is packed with countless restaurants, shopping malls, entertainment options and attractions. Accommodation choices are so abundant that first-time travelers to they city may feel a little in over their heads. To remedy this, here are 15 of the best hotels in and around Kyoto Station:

1. Hotel Granvia Kyoto

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Price: 27,000 ~ 63,000 yen / night

Address: 901 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto  

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Tripadvisor.comHotel Granvia Kyoto official website

In terms of convenience, Hotel Granvia Kyoto is the champion. Located above JR Kyoto Station itself, you can go from the train to check in in a flash. What’s more, this hotel allows effortless access to numerous shopping malls, department stores, dining options and more in the surrounding area. Within the hotel find spacious rooms, an indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, various restaurants and, importantly, excellent service. Though the luxuries mean a hefty price-tag, go for it if you can!

2. Kyoto Century Hotel

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Price: 31,000 ~ 80,000 yen / night

Address: 680 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

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2-minutes from Kyoto Station find the Kyoto Century Hotel – another deluxe choice. The modern, lavish interior, the airy space and the comfy bedding will ease your exhaustion and recharge your batteries no end. Among several room choices available, the suite, featuring a view into a lovely garden and plenty of glamor, tops our recommendation list.  

3. Kyoto Tower Hotel

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Price: 6,900 ~ 50,000 yen / night

Address: 721-1 Higashishiokoji-cho, Karasuma-dori Shichijo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comKyoto Tower Hotel official website

Everyone wants to be close to the tourist attractions. How about staying beneath one? Situated right under the well known Kyoto Tower, you’ll even get a discounted rate for the observatory and public bath facilities inside the tower. The admittedly dated building has retro charm but remains well maintained. Kyoto Tower Hotel also provides rooms accommodating 4-6 people suitable for people traveling in a group.  

4. RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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Price: 10,000 ~ 60,000 yen / night

Address: 1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comRIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto official website

This newly renovated, elegant hotel has varied room types to suit your needs: from authentic Kyoto-style rooms to contemporary top-class suites. Despite being walking distance from the station, a shuttle service is available for those with luggage. The selling point of RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto is the 360° panoramic restaurant on the 14th floor. Here you can enjoy a variety of cuisines including French, Japanese and Chinese while taking in the city from above. 

5. Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-Hachijoguchi

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Price: 7,000 ~ 24,000 yen / night

Address: 9-2 Higashikujo-kitakarasumacho, Minami-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comDaiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-Hachijoguchi official website

Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto-Hachijoguchi boasts warm yet sophisticated decor to make customers feel right at home. Their rates are surprisingly affordable despite the central location and excellent reputation. Don’t miss the tasty Western – Japanese style breakfast buffet served every morning from 6:30 to 10:00 am! 

6. New Miyako Hotel

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Price: 11,000 ~ 43,000 yen / night

Address: 17 Nishikujo-Inmachi Minami-ku, Kyoto

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New Miyako Hotel prides itself on its excellent service and the quality of its rooms. Choose from three room styles: the South Wing rooms stress bright, open space; the Main Building Premium Floor rooms are dedicated to those seeking a traditional Kyoto style and the Main Building Standard Floor rooms emphasize the simplicity and relaxation. Still hesitating? Check this 360-degree virtual tour out!

7. Almont Hotel

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Price: 7,000 ~ 34,000 yen / night

Address: 26-1 Higashikujo Nishiiwamotocho, Minami-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comAlmont Hotel Kyoto official website

Almont Hotel is just a 10-minute walk from Kyoto Station. The service is well-tuned and the interior, all wood and earthy tones, provides a welcome sense of warmth and homeliness. 

8. Hotel Keihan

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Price: 5,000 ~ 32,000 yen / night

Address: 31 Higashikujyo Nishi-sanno, Minami-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comHotel Keihan Kyoto official website

Linked with Kyoto Station via an underground passage, Hotel Keihan is also a popular choice among tourists. This hotel pays great attention to customer comfort by delivering pleasing service and using bedding of the highest quality. The prices are also reasonable for such a grand hotel.

9. Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto

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Price: 7,600 ~ 88,000 yen / night

Address: 579 Higashishiokoji-cho, Shiokojidori, Shinmachi Higahi iru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.comTripadvisor.comHotel New Hankyu Kyoto

Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto houses a bus terminal, a tour desk, 24-hour reception and 5 restaurants. Convenience is not taken lightly here. All of the rooms are arranged in a modern, subtly Japanese fashion – simple but effective. 

10. Green Rich Hotel Kyoto Station South

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Price: 6,000 ~ 34,000 yen / night

Address: 3 Shimotonodacho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.com, RakutenTripadvisor.comGreen Rich Hotel official website

Green Rich Hotel Kyoto Station South has everything you could expect from a decent hotel: tidy and fully-equipped rooms, helpful staff and transport access within easy reach. As the hotel is approximately 800 meters from the station, it is less crowded and gives a peaceful vibe whilst remaining accessible. 

11. Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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Price: 40,000 ~ 65,000 yen / night

Address: 185 Kitamachi Karasuma-dori Rokujo-sagaru, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.comTripadvisor.comHotel Kanra Kyoto official website

This hotel is loved by many for good reason. Hotel Kanra Kyoto presents a delightful blend of futuristic design and delicate lighting with several Japanese features such as a tatami area, small rock garden and a cypress wood bathtub. An excellent fusion of traditional and contemporary Kyoto.

12. Ryokan Izuyasu

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Price: 40,000 ~ 105,000 yen / night

Address: 272 Sasaya-cho, Higashino Toin, Shimo-juzuyamachi agaru, Shimokyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia.comTripadvisor.comRyokan Izuyasu official website

Your Japanese experience is incomplete without spending a night or two in a ryokan. For over 170 years, Ryokan Izuyasu has been serving countless customers in expert fashion. With 8 differing theme rooms including: “Happiness”, “Gift from heaven”, “Like no other”, “Mindful”, “Delightful”, “Believe”, “Forever relaxed”, and “Verdure” – comfort and originality is high on the agenda. Private baths are also available for couples and families.

Should you be particularly interested in ryokans, refer to our article about Kyoto ryokans for more suggestions. 

13. Matsumoto Ryokan

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Price: 6,800 ~ 50,000 yen / night

Address: 579 Higashishiokojicho, Karasumanishiiru, Shiokojidori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.comTripadvisor.comMatsumoto Ryokan official website

Facing Kyoto Station, Matsumoto is the closest ryokan to this busy transportation hub. Besides traditional Japanese rooms, the ryokan also has a few Western rooms for a slightly reduced rate. A night at Matsumoto ryokan is an inexpensive way to take a peek at Japanese values and culture. 

14. Hotel Ibis Styles Kyoto Station

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Price: 8,000 ~ 22,000 yen / night

Address: 47 Higashikyujyo Kamitonoda cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto

Reservation through: Booking.com, Agoda.com, Expedia, RakutenTripadvisor.comHotel Ibis Styles Kyoto Station official website

Part of the international Ibis Styles chain, Hotel Ibis Styles Kyoto isn’t the most unique of hotels but it has a lot of selling points regardless: a central Kyoto location, stylish interiors and great attention to detail, to name a few. Hotel ibis Styles Kyoto is a suitable destination for both leisure and business trips. 

15. APA Hotels 

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Price: 5,500 ~ 32,000 yen / night

APA is another chain that has several branches all over Kyoto. Among these, there are three hotels situated around Kyoto Station: APA Villa Hotel Kyoto-ekimae, APA Hotel Kyoto-eki Horikawa-mae, and APA Hotel Kyoto-ekimae. Keeping to the brand moto “Best for the Guest”, these hotels provide the guests with affordable comfort and convenience.

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