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Top 10 Hotels in Kyoto

Sakura Terrace The Gallery
3 out of 5
39 Higashikujo Kamitonoda cho, Minami ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$97
per night
Oct 18 - Oct 19
4.6/5Wonderful! (3,813 reviews)

"The hotel was beautiful, very clean and had an excellent restaurant and amenities. The reception staff were very professional and courteous, however the restaurant staff were not quite as good. The hotel offers free laundry machines (so great as we were traveling in Japan for two weeks), public baths, ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Sakura Terrace The Gallery
Hotel Vischio Kyoto by GRANVIA 
4 out of 5
44-1, Kamitonodacho, Higashikujo, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free Cancellation
$110
per night
Nov 5 - Nov 6
4.7/5Exceptional! (136 reviews)

"Was great. The room was very clean and good location."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

Hotel Vischio Kyoto by GRANVIA 
CROSS HOTEL KYOTO
3.5 out of 5
71-1 Daikokucho, Kawaramachi-dori, Sanjo-sagaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$124
per night
Oct 17 - Oct 18
4.7/5Exceptional! (577 reviews)

"Lovely hotel with excellent location - shops and food at doorstep. Great bar at street level and excellent amenities. Would recommend this hotel to anyone and will stay here again if visiting Kyoto."…"

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2019

CROSS HOTEL KYOTO
ibis Styles Kyoto Station
3 out of 5
47 Higashikujo Kamitonoda-cho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
$80
per night
Oct 30 - Oct 31
4.2/5Very Good! (1,458 reviews)

"Its a convenient place to stay if you are there for a short stay. Its across from the main station and less than 2000 yen."…"

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

ibis Styles Kyoto Station

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Via Inn Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi
3 out of 5
44-1 Higashikujo Kamitonodacho, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free Cancellation
$72
per night
Oct 22 - Oct 23
4.6/5Wonderful! (107 reviews)

"Pillows felt like the were full of rice. Very hard. Rest of hotel room was excellent. Fantastic position !"…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Via Inn Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi
APA Hotel Kyoto-Ekikita
3 out of 5
597-2 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$53
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.2/5Very Good! (581 reviews)

"Located in a very convenient location, close to Kyoto station with a super market right across the street. Staff is excellent, was very impressed with the prompt check-in and check-out services."…"

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2019

APA Hotel Kyoto-Ekikita
Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Former New Miyako Hotel)
3.5 out of 5
17 Nishi Kujoin-machi, Minami-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$89
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.2/5Excellent! (1,569 reviews)

"Good location with good service at reasonable price."…"

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2019

Miyako Hotel Kyoto Hachijo (Former New Miyako Hotel)
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
4 out of 5
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaru, HigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$96
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.4/5Excellent! (3,203 reviews)

"Mould in the shower, but rest of hotel was nice. Close to temple"…"

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto
Kyoto Century Hotel
4 out of 5
680 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
$87
per night
Oct 27 - Oct 28
4.5/5Wonderful! (2,029 reviews)

"Great location, fantastic service and ammenities, also very clean room. Hotel is located about a 2 min walk from Kyoto station (you’ll need to exit via the central exit - just follow the yellow signs) . An endless number of shops and restaurants nearby. Due to its close proximity to Kyoto station ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Kyoto Century Hotel
Hotel Granvia Kyoto
4.5 out of 5
JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Chuo-guchi, Karasuma-dori, Shimogyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
$188
per night
Nov 4 - Nov 5
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,992 reviews)

"We loved that it was connected to the shinkansen area. There was easy access to trains and busses. The rooms were beautiful. The staff were friendly and spoke various languages. Ive been to many hotels and have been to Asia many times. This was one of the best hotels I have visited."…"

Reviewed on Oct 7, 2019

Hotel Granvia Kyoto
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Visiting Kyoto

Nature enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Kyoto, and visitors give high marks for the temples, beautiful gardens, and local tours. This culturally-rich city also attracts tourists with its monuments. Top sights in the city include Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market, and Gion Corner.

  • There are 2168 hotels and other accommodations in Kyoto
  • The closest major airport is in Osaka (ITM-Itami), 24 mi (38.6 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Kobe (UKB), 40 mi (64.4 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Kyoto

Cultural venues in the city include Gion Corner, Kyoto MINAMIZA Theatre, and Kyoto International Manga Museum. Attractions like Kyoto Aquarium, Toei Kyoto Studio Park, and Kyoto Municipal Zoo are fun for kids of all ages. Notable for its temples, monuments, and historic sites, the city's landmarks include Heian Shrine, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and Nijō Castle.

In Kyoto, you'll be able to select from 2168 hotels and other lodging options so you'll have ample places to choose from for a perfect holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Kamuro-an - Located in Sannenzaka Ninenzaka, this 3-star ryokan accommodation features free WiFi and an LCD TV. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and room size.
  • NEST AT NISHIKI, KYOTO - Our customers like the overall value and central location at this hotel. This 3-star hotel in Central Kyoto features free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk.
  • KYOTO Guest Inn Nagaokakyo - With a stay at this 2.5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. Expedia customers like its clean rooms and overall condition.

Other favorite sights in Kyoto include Kawaramachi, Nishiki Market, and Kiyomizu Temple. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Biwako Valley Ski Resort, 15.4 mi/24.8 km from the city center, and Open Air Museum of Old Farmhouses, which is 22.6 mi (36.4 km) away.

Getting Around Kyoto

With so many transportation options, seeing Kyoto is a breeze. Walk to nearby metro stations like Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station, Shiyakusho-mae Station, and Sanjo Keihan Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from Kyoto Sanjo Station, Kyoto Jingu-marutamachi Station, or Kyoto Kawaramachi Station.

Dressing for Kyoto

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 61°F and the nighttime average to be 34°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 85°F during the day and 45°F at night
  • July through September averages 92°F during the day and 62°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 77°F during the day and 36°F at night
  • About 45.47 inches of rain falls on Kyoto each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 89°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F

How much is a hotel in Kyoto?

2 stars to 4 stars hotels in Kyoto

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