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Ritz Carlton Kyoto

Ritz Carlton Kyoto



When you arrive at the luxurious Ritz Carlton Kyoto, you are welcomed with traditional Japanese tea. The beautiful resort holds its ancient architecture combined with modern extravagance. Thus, it is immersed in history, and one can experience culture in every detail. Additionally, the hotel is decorated with 409 pieces of stunning contemporary Japanese artwork.

Overview

The Ritz Carlton hotel has an ancient architecture with a modern feel. The property is along the famous Kamogawa river banks, surrounded by a rock garden. Japanese aristocrats have idealized this location since the 17th century. Moreover, the luxury hotel offers inspiring views of the river and is within walking distance from the Gion and the Nishiki Market, where travelers await weekly shopping, dining, and entertainment.

There is a unique 110-year-old small house at the resort in the middle of the La Locanda restaurant that serves as an isolated eating area. There are also four different restaurants and bars with a taste of modern Japanese cuisine. You can appreciate amazing wines, cheeses, and handmade desserts here.

For kids, the hotel offers intersecting rooms of fun and unlimited special treats for children under twelve. The staff is also famous for their hospitality. Additionally, the hotel has a restaurant, bar, pool, spa, sauna, and fitness center. Besides, there's free Wi-Fi and room service availability. Guests also have a parking area available for them.

Location

Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto sits alongside the unspoiled azure Kamo River. The property also provides views of the Higashiyama Mountains and River Higashiyama. For a fun outing, you can rent one of the resorts' electronic bikes. Then, head on to the Nanzenji temple, the ancient Imperial Palace, or the interesting geisha districts of Pontocho and Gion close by.

Some other activities include tasty sake seminars and sushi workshops. Moreover, the resort is only 60 minutes drive away from Osaka International Airport and 75 minutes away from Kansai International Airport, depending on traffic.

Rooms and Suites

The resort has 134 guest rooms and suites to choose from. These rooms are elegant, fresh, and decorated in cheerful materials and bright oak features. You will find other elements in these living spaces: a Bonsai tree by the window and Shigaraki clay bowls.

Additionally, the rooms have pillows made by native interlacing artist Hosoo, and bathrooms have cherry blossom features. There are also floor-to-ceiling windows so guests can overlook the beautiful garden views.

On top of everything, the rooms have old-fashioned Japanese themes. These include large lampshades, especially by the Majestic family's umbrella maker. Additionally, make it a fun activity and see if you can spot the lucky hippo pattern design around the hotel. There is also a rejuvenating spa and fitness center.

Restaurant and Bar

This Kyoto hotel offers restaurants, bars, and private dining at different experiences. The Michelin-starred Mizuki features an authentic Japanese restaurant. It has separate sushi, tempura, and teppanyaki counters with a waterfall as a background element.

Additionally, there is La Locanda. In this restaurant is a 110-year-old restored and repurposed Japanese house. This Italian-inspired restaurant also has a complete wine cellar and delicious cheese room. In addition, it offers amazing gastronomic experiences.

The Pierre Hermé Paris boutique features custom-made offerings from a famous French patisserie. Here you can order takeaway delights such as macaroons, cakes, and chocolates.

The Lobby Lounge is an elegant space with a gallery and library. Here, you can also delight in brunch, light meals, and French pastries. Besides, you can relax on the terrace while drinking afternoon tea.

At The Bar, guests can enjoy low-lit high-class cocktails with cheeses, caviar, and charcuterie. There is also the Chef's Table by Katsuhito Inoue. Here, every night, Chef Katsuhito Inoue prepares 72 Japanese-inspired micro-seasons for visitors.

Spa and Fitness

The Ritz Carlton Spa, Kyoto, offers seven-session rooms with widespread spa treatments. It has a Japanese design and includes a steam room, a dry sauna, and a large swimming pool with a waterfall setting.

Enjoy the Ryokucha Serenity Ritual that uses green tea during messages, or try the Kyoto Bamboo Ritual that uses natural bamboo stalks. Moreover, they use luxury ESPA products at the spa. The hotel also includes a fitness center that is open twenty-four seven.

Meeting and Event Space

There are four sophisticated meeting rooms and event spaces. These include excellent cookery and creative packages to choose from. The rooms are well lit with a Japanese style, including smooth wooden features. Besides, the Takane room includes a roomy lobby if guests want to have cocktails before events. In addition, these spaces have high-quality audio-visual equipment and meeting services apps.

Activities

Guests can enjoy various activities such as temple singing, Zen garden-making classes, and art tours. You can also explore Kyoto in a rickshaw and go to a samurai class. Additionally, tourists can visit the ancient Kyoto Imperial Palace and Shimogamo Shrine.

Guests with Disabilities

Accommodations are available for guests with disabilities. In addition, the hotel provides one room adapted to suits the needs of any guest who needs this privilege.

Takeaway

The Ritz Carlton, Kyoto, is the place to stop while visiting Japan. It has Japanese themes with unique designs and bathrooms with cherry blossom features. Do not forget its health spa that offers amazing treatments with a waterfall as a backdrop, creating an ultimate relaxing experience. The resort is for families or travelers who appreciate the ancient heritage and love to learn about old and exciting traditions.

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Why we love this hotel

  • The Ritz Carlton Kyoto, sits on the banks of the Kamogawa river, with sweeping views of the famous Higashiyama mountains.

  • The resort features four restaurants and bars including modern Japanese cuisine and a spa for the ultimate rejuvenation.

  • Explore Kyoto in a rickshaw or by foot, the hotel resides near such notable attractions as Gion and the Nishiki Market.

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Rooms and Suites at Ritz Carlton Kyoto

From 1,797 USD

Garden Terrace Tamami Suite ( 667ft2 )

Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a traditional Japanese garden, with Higashiyama mountain and river views, Personal balcony with table for contemp...

From 2,119 USD

Kamogawa Executive Suite ( 1345ft2 )

Large suite with amazing views overlooking the Kamogawa river and Higashiyama mountains, Large windows with comfortable seating, Memorable scenery tha...

From 778 USD

Deluxe City View Room ( 538ft2 )

Spacious guest rooms, Comfortable window seating area for two, Modern design with traditional Japanese motifs including shippo, a Kyoto craft specialt...

From 850 USD

Deluxe Garden Room ( 484ft2 )

Guest room with a large window facing a traditional Japanese Zen garden, Space to relax by the window, Decorated with Japanese motifs including shippo...

From 1,907 USD

Kita Corner Suite ( 1076ft2 )

Corner suite with windows in two directions, Views overlooking the Kamogawa river and Higashiyama mountain range, Table for two and long seat by windo...

From 1,878 USD

Minami Corner Suite ( 1238ft2 )

Overlooking magnificent Kamogawa river and city streets of historic Kyoto, Memorable scenery that changes with four seasons. Fine 600-thread count lin...

From 1,637 USD

Tatami Corner Suite ( 1076ft2 )

Overlooking magnificent Kamogawa river and city streets of historic Kyoto, Memorable scenery that changes with four seasons, Traditional tatami mats a...

From 880 USD

Grand Deluxe Kamogawa River View Room ( 592ft2 )

Floor-to-ceiling windows bring in natural light, Kamogawa river and Higashiyama mountain view. Comfortable seating area, 24-hour in-room dining and go...

From 1,787 USD

Garden Terrace Mountain View Suite ( 667ft2 )

Beautiful vistas of the private Japanese garden, Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking garden with views of the Higashiyama mountains, Personal terrace...

From 3,444 USD

Suite TSUKIMI ( 1507ft2 )

Magnificent, panoramic views of the Higashiyama mountains including “Daimonji”, Outside moon-viewing deck and Japanese garden, lit by historic lantern...

From 798 USD

Deluxe Kyoto Courtyard View Room ( 538ft2 )

Spacious guest rooms, Comfortable window seating area for two, Inner court or traditional Japanese courtyard view. Fine 600-thread count linens, 24 ho...

From 1,425 USD

Garden Suite ( 700ft2 )

One suite with serene private Japanese garden views, Comfortable seating area for two, Traditional Japanese design features including shippo, a Kyoto...

From 9,527 USD

The Ritz Carlton Presidential Suite ( 2282ft2 )

Premium suite with magnificent, panoramic views of the Kamogawa river and Higashiyama mountains, Personal spacious balcony with fireplace overlooking...

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