Hotels in Kyoto

Search for hotels in Kyoto

Best Kyoto hotels

Kyoto lies on the island of Honshu in Japan. It is full of stunning architecture and has retained hundreds of temples and shrines despite its chaotic history. As one of the most beautiful cities in Japan, Kyoto offers a fascinating insight into traditional Japanese culture. If you want to experience it for yourself, stay at one of the Kyoto luxury hotels. Alternately, try one of the bargain budget hotels in the area.

When to go to Kyoto

Surrounded by mountains, Kyoto has a varied climate. Winters are cold and summers are hot and wet. Popular months to book hotels in Kyoto are June and July, when highs average around 85°F.

How to get to Kyoto

Kansai International Airport (KIX) is the closest to the city and lies on an island in Osaka Bay. From there you can take a train, bus, or ferry to Kyoto. While in the city travel on the Kyoto Municipal Subway to Japanese hotels, or take a bus to local attractions. If you’re after intercity rail travel then head to Kyoto Station, so large that it has its own shopping mall.

Things to do in Kyoto

Kyoto provides a wealth of fantastic attractions that everyone can enjoy. Find out about the city’s long history at Kyoto Imperial Palace, or learn about Japanese graphic art at the Kyoto International Manga Museum. Other highlights include the Kamo Shrines and Nijo Castle. Stay nearby at a traditional Kyoto ryokan inn, or head out of Kyoto and stay at one of the Takayama hotels, around half an hour’s train journey from Kyoto’s center.

Where to stay in Kyoto

Hotels.com offers a great range of Kyoto hotels. Search for hotels near Kyoto Station and book your trip with us.

Kyoto travel guides

Kyoto travel guides