Kyoto hotels

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Low season July
High season October
  Average price (weeknight): R2 549
  Average price (weekend night): R2 635

cheapest month to stay

41%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

19%

expected price increase

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Sun - Thu

(weeknight)

(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Fri & Sat

(weekend night)

Top tips for finding the perfect Kyoto hotel

To enjoy some of the local architecture and see impressive views of the city, consider booking a hotel near Kiyomizu-dera, a famous Buddhist temple that is located on Mount Otowa and provides a breath-taking vantage point of the surrounding area. The Imano Kyoto Kiyomizu Hostel is a budget-friendly hotel that is only a 5-minute drive from the temple, while the Saka Hotel is another great, close by choice.
The Gion neighbourhood is famous for being Kyoto’s geisha district, making it a popular destination for visitors who would like to experience the city’s culture and history. If you would like to be within walking distance of this area and its attractions, select a hotel nearby, such as the Hotel Ethnography that is located right in the heart of the neighbourhood.
If you want to explore some of the city’s natural scenery, choose a hotel near Arashiyama, such as the Grand West, a 3-star accommodation with Wi-Fi, free parking and included breakfast. Arashiyama is a large bamboo forest that contains many types of wildlife and water vistas, making it a lush and scenic area to explore.
For visitors who are food enthusiasts, pick a hotel next to the Nishiki Market, a historic marketplace that is over 400 years old and packed with vendors selling a variety of produce, meats, and ready-to-eat items. The Super Hotel Shijyo Kawaramachi is an affordable choice that is only a 3-minute walk from the market and a 12-minute walk from the Yasaka Shrine.
If you’re travelling to Kyoto with your family, select a hotel near the Toei Kyoto Studio Park, a theme park that contains a full-scale replica of an Edo-period village and a variety of games and activities related to this era. The Rhino Hotel is a straightforward choice that is less than a 3-minute drive from the park and only a 4-minute walk fromwal to the Saiin train station.

FAQs when booking a hotel in Kyoto

How much is a cheap hotel in Kyoto?
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Kyoto for as cheap as R128 in the last 3 days. The average price is R2 820.
How much is a hotel in Kyoto for tonight?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Kyoto hotels for tonight for as low as R253. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R327 and 4-star hotels from R914.
How much is a hotel in Kyoto for this weekend?
In the last 72 hours, users have found Kyoto hotels for this weekend for as low as R339 per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from R625 and 4-star hotels from R1 601.
Which are the most popular neighbourhoods to stay in Kyoto?
Hotels in Shimogyo, Higashiyama and Nakagyo have the most searches on KAYAK.
How can I find hotels near me?
Take a look at our extensive hotel Heatmaps to find the best hotels near you.
Which hotels in Kyoto are best for business travellers?
The Ritz-Carlton is an upscale choice located directly on the banks of the Kamogawa River and has a full scale business centre, including several private meeting rooms. The Business Hotel Arashiyama is located near the Katsura River and has free parking as well as a business and printing centre.
What are good spa hotels in Kyoto?
The Kyoto Royal Hotel & Spa is a modern option in the busy Kawaramachi Street and has a spa with standard massage and treatment options. The Centurion Cabin Hotel and Spa is a cosy capsule hotel that is adjacent to the Karasuma Station and offers some spa services, as well as access to bathhouses and a sauna.
What are the best hotels in Kyoto near the Kyoto International Manga Museum?
The Hearton Hotel Kyoto is only a 4-minute walk from the Kyoto International Manga Museum and offers free bike rentals for guests. The Hotel Chatelet is an affordable choice that is a 6-minute walk from the museum and offers bike rentals as well.
What are the best hotels in Kyoto near the Nonomiya Shrine?
The Nonomiya Shrine is a historical shrine that is particularly popular amongst couples due to the belief that it provides blessings for marriage. The Ranzan hotel is a standard option, only a 5-minute walk away from the shrine. Another great option is the more luxurious Suiran hotel which is close to the shrine and offers everything you can expect from a 5-star hotel like a spa and wellness centre as well as room service.

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Best Kyoto hotels

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Piece Hostel Sanjo - Kyoto - Building
1
9,3 Excellent (7 342 reviews)
R1 236+
Piece Hostel Kyoto - Kyoto - Lounge
2
9,3 Excellent (6 749 reviews)
Ryokan Sawaya Honten - Kyoto - Building
3
9,3 Excellent (222 reviews)
R2 885+
Hotel Kanra Kyoto - Kyoto - Building
4
9,2 Excellent (1 565 reviews)
R7 189+
Gion Maifukan - Kyoto
5
9,2 Excellent (931 reviews)
R2 747+
Hotel Gracery Kyoto Sanjo - Kyoto - Building
6
9,1 Excellent (4 276 reviews)
R1 908+
Daiwa Roynet Hotel Kyoto Ekimae - Kyoto - Building
7
9,0 Excellent (5 740 reviews)
R2 457+
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto - Kyoto - Building
8
9,0 Excellent (1 477 reviews)
R21 460+
Gion Hatanaka - Kyoto - Bedroom
9
9,0 Excellent (1 121 reviews)
R10 287+
Sakura Terrace The Gallery - Kyoto - Building
10
8,9 Excellent (6 687 reviews)
R1 862+
Hotel Granvia Kyoto - Kyoto - Building
11
8,9 Excellent (6 582 reviews)
R4 319+
Kyoto Century Hotel - Kyoto - Bedroom
12
8,9 Excellent (5 946 reviews)
R3 999+
The Royal Park Hotel Kyoto Sanjo - Kyoto - Building
13
8,9 Excellent (4 296 reviews)
R2 549+
Kyoto Brighton Hotel - Kyoto - Building
14
8,9 Excellent (4 155 reviews)
R3 098+
Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shinmachi Bettei - Kyoto - Bedroom
15
8,9 Excellent (3 843 reviews)
R2 976+
Vessel Hotel Campana Kyoto Gojo - Kyoto - Building
16
8,9 Excellent (3 618 reviews)
R2 045+
Kyoto Hotel Okura - Kyoto - Building
17
8,9 Excellent (2 979 reviews)
R4 533+
Hotel Vista Premio Kyoto Kawaramachi St. - Kyoto - Bedroom
18
8,9 Excellent (2 681 reviews)
R2 518+
Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-gojo - Kyoto - Building
19
8,9 Excellent (2 254 reviews)
R2 320+
Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto - Kyoto - Building
20
8,9 Excellent (1 445 reviews)
R15 370+