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
Price: 27,000 ~ 63,000 yen / night
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
Price: 31,000 ~ 80,000 yen / night
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
Price: 6,900 ~ 50,000 yen / night
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
Price: 10,000 ~ 60,000 yen / night
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
Price: 7,000 ~ 24,000 yen / night
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
Price: 11,000 ~ 43,000 yen / night
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
Price: 7,000 ~ 34,000 yen / night
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
Price: 5,000 ~ 32,000 yen / night
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
Price: 7,600 ~ 88,000 yen / night
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
Price: 6,000 ~ 34,000 yen / night
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
Price: 40,000 ~ 65,000 yen / night
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
Price: 40,000 ~ 105,000 yen / night
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
Price: 6,800 ~ 50,000 yen / night
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
Price: 8,000 ~ 22,000 yen / night
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
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.