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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

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Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
5 Star Hotel
Opened in February 2014 as the first luxury urban resort in Japan, The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamogawa river, with sweeping views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The resort in Kyoto features 134 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars, The...
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Kamogawa Nijo-Ohashi Hotori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-0902, Kyoto Prefecture
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24.6 miles to Itami Airport
244 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I always travel 5+ stars this is best hotel all around that I have ever visited! Service, food, beauty , elegance, accommodation. First time in Kyoto place makes you feel like you want to stay in. Rooms are classy comfortable and hitech , you walk...More

1  Thank wasrco
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had three lovely nights in two deluxe rooms and the Ritz was the place of respite we needed after hot days seeing the sites of Kyoto! Large luxury rooms with huge window views of the river. Some of the nicest hotel rooms we have...More

1  Thank CrazytravelersfromNC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was clearly the most wonderful hotel I have ever stayed in, The staff was amazing, helpful and took care of our every need. We felt so cared for! Simon the manager was friendly, kind and took excellent care of us. Mark did the same!...More

1  Thank Endrncthlt1212
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stayed at the Ritz Carlton Kyoto for 4 nights. The attention to detail is amazing. A true showcase of outstanding Japanese hospitality. The staff are perfectly trained, and always ready to serve with genuine pleasure. Our room looked over the Kamo River, and had...More

2  Thank Elizabeth L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my first time staying at a Ritz, and it was indeed very ritzy. We used points to stay 5 nights here for the full duration of the Kyoto segment in our Japan trip. We actually arrived by subway (~7 min walk to property)...More

2  Thank Elisa L
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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Hotel Amenities
Meeting Rooms
Room Service
Wheelchair access
Dry Cleaning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet Room
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Price range
US$742 - US$1,574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#2 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Price range
US$742 - US$1,574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#2 Luxury Hotel in Kyoto
#2 Spa Hotel in Kyoto
Room types
Family Rooms, Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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27 January 2018|
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Response from YankeeAbroad | Reviewed this property |
You can’t walk to Ritz from Kyoto station . Too far . Not sure bout car seat . I was a woman on my own . Ritz is walking distance to lots of stuff and a tranquil oasis .
19 January 2018|
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Response from Ezsh | Reviewed this property |
Hey! I stayed at the ritz Carlton on October 2017, and I didn’t bring my converter they have both connections on the rooms, by the way you are staying at a great hotel! The breakfast is amazing! Enjoy!!
16 January 2018|
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Response from percipop | Reviewed this property |
The shower is glassed in but there is another door which closes the bathroom off completely.