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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

4-star4 stars
1 Taimatsu-cho, Shiokoji-sagaruHigashiHorikawa-dori, Shimogyo-ku, KyotoKyoto600-8237Japan

4-star hotel with 6 restaurants, near Kyoto Tower
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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Fabulous8.8
Room
Great room
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast
Value for money
Best value for money
Comfort
Very comfortable
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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

from $83
  • Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Executive floor Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Standard Twin Room, Smoking
  • Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Standard Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Standard Twin, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Superior Twin Room, Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Executive floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Twin Room, Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Deluxe Twin, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Deluxe Twin Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Luxury Twin Room, Non Smoking
  • Luxury Twin Room, Smoking
  • Twin room with TATAMI, Non-smoking
  • Twin room with TATAMI, Smoking
  • Traditional Room, Non Smoking
  • Luxury Family room, Non Smoking
  • Luxury Family room, Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Family Room Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Standard Double Room, Smoking
  • Standard Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Kyoto Style floor Standard Double Room, Non Smoking (8th floor)
  • Premium floor Standard Double, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Standard Double Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking
  • Deluxe Double Room, Smoking
  • Premium floor Deluxe Double, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Executive floor Deluxe Double Room, Non Smoking (10th floor)
  • Executive floor Junior Suite Twin Non Smoking(10th floor)
  • Executive floor Japanese Suite Twin, Non smoking (10th floor)
  • Premium floor Superior Twin Room, Non Smoking (9th floor)
  • Kyoto Style floor Suite Twin Non Smoking (53sqm/8th floor)
  • Premium Floor Suite Double, Non Smoking
  • Premium Floor Suite Twin, Non Smoking
  • Executive floor Suite, Non Smoking (10th Floor, 79sqm)
  • Regular floor Suite Twin, Non Smoking
  • Regular floor Suite Double, Non Smoking
  • Adjoining Twin Room, Non Smoking (2 Twin Rooms, Regular floor)
  • Adjoining Twin Room, Non Smoking (2 Twin Rooms, Premium floor)
  • SOU SOU ROOM
  • Suite Twin Run of House [Room Type or Size will be assigned upon arrival]

What’s around RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

Landmarks

  • Heart of Kyoto
  • Nijo Castle - 38 min walk
  • Kyoto Tower - 8 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 13 min walk
  • Toji Temple - 15 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 23 min walk
  • Nishihonganji Temple - 8 min walk
  • Kyoto Aquarium - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Osaka (ITM-Itami) - 44 min drive
  • Osaka (KIX-Kansai Intl.) - 79 min drive
  • Kyoto Station - 7 min walk
  • Kyoto Toji Station - 10 min walk
  • Kyoto Jujo Station - 19 min walk
  • Kujo Station - 16 min walk
  • Gojo Station - 20 min walk
  • Jujo Station - 25 min walk
  • Free self parking
  • Limited parking
  • Free area shuttle
  • Free train station pick-up

About RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto

Hotel with revolving rooftop dining, only 2 blocks from Kyoto Station
Location, Location

The Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto is conveniently located only 2 blocks from Kyoto Station and offers a free roundtrip train station shuttle, and free limited parking. The hotel’s central location is ideal for exploring this 1,200 year-old city that exquisitely blends the modern with the ancient.


Explore the ancient capital

You are only a hop, skip, and jump from Kyoto Station, the jumping off point for Kyoto’s must-see attractions. You can catch the subway to Nijo-jo and the Imperial Palace, or travel by train to the orange gates of Fushimi Inari, or the bronze Buddha of Todai-ji in Nara.


View Kyoto from the top

In addition to 6 restaurants including fine French cuisine, the rotating 14th floor restaurant Top of Kyoto showcases the city’s unique skyline of modern buildings and ancient pagodas. After a day of sightseeing, you can find relaxation in the hotel’s indoor pool (surcharge), or break a sweat in the fitness facility.


Japanese tradition, modern conveniences

Much like Kyoto, the air-conditioned hotel rooms at Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto are a blend of Japanese tradition and modern conveniences. The clean, comfortable, and quite rooms include free WiFi and wired Internet access.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 489 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 14 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in rooms

Transportation

Transfers

  • Free train station pick-up

Parking

  • Free self parking (limited)

Offsite

  • Free area shuttle
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • 6 restaurants
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Room service (during limited hours)
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1969
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

Top of Kyoto - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Royal Ryuho - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Gourmand Tachibana - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

All Day Dining KAZA - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Tankuma Kitamise - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto’s small print

Also known as

  • Hotel Rihga Royal
  • Rihga Royal Kyoto Hotel
  • Hotel Rihga Royal Kyoto
  • Kyoto Hotel Rihga Royal
  • Kyoto Rihga Royal
  • Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
  • Rihga Royal
  • Rihga Royal Hotel
  • Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto
  • Rihga Royal Kyoto

Policies

Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
Children 4-12 years old are allowed in the pool for a fee of JPY 540 per person, per stay and must be accompanied by an adult. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

Children under 12 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool without adult supervision.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

  • A city tax will be collected at the property effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Optional extras

Facility access costs JPY 540 per person, per stay. Facilities include fitness facilities and a swimming pool.

Rollaway beds are available for JPY 3564.0 per night

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 2700 per person (approximately)

Cribs/Infant beds are available for JPY 1620.0 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,685 reviews

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
This hotel looks like a prison from the outside, but is beautiful inside. Although it is right at the train station, the rooms are amazingly quiet. Very convenient for traveling the area, including day trips to Nara or Osaka. Stick with the Japanese cuisine at the breakfast buffet.
Charles, us3 night trip
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto
Very Good8.0
Good property overall. Close to the train station so easy to get around. The bathroom had some mildew in the tub tiles, but otherwise very clean room.
A Traveler, us1 night trip
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto
Exceptional10.0
The usual excellent hospitality of a well run Japanese hotel. The location is conveniently located for my needs for a working vacation
Kevin, us5 night trip
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto
Exceptional10.0
Excellent service. Staff members are so welcoming and accommodating. Great location. Decent WiFi speed; 15-20 Mbps down 6-10 Mbps up. I don’t need anything fast as I just browse and I am on personal holiday. I enjoyed the amenities. Oh! Tea packs!!! Enjoyed each tea bag provided daily. I am planning next visit and stay here.
A Traveler, us2 night trip
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto, Kyoto
Good6.0
The hotel is a solid 3* hotel and close to Kyoto train station. Staff barely speaks English so communication is hard even for basic information. If you want more than a bed to stay, this is not a good option. Although the hotel lobby looks beautiful and with a modern design, the rooms do not match the elegant design of the lobby. Rooms are small, as most rooms are in Japan, with old furniture, outdated, and very basic. There is barely room to open a suitcase. I was traveling solo but it would be hard for two people to stay in this small room. Rooms are clean and two small bottles of water are offered in the room on a daily basis. tried the restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet and the choices were 80% the same for all three meals. There is no daily variation so after 2-3 days you get tired of the same choices for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All buffet options are very expensive for the quality and choices you get. There are no fresh whole fruits (apples, bananas, etc.) at the buffet and all drinks (from water and coffee to juices and warm milk) come from the same machine (don't even know if this is safe)! The hotel offers a shuttle bus to the train station but if you don't have luggage it's only a 5-minute walk. Getting around Kyoto in taxi is expensive so being close to the train station is convenient. The area around the hotel is not pleasant, very grey and rather industrial (as the majority of Kyoto), so once you return to the hotel you are stuck there.
A Traveler, us7 night trip

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