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Villa Pontocho

3.5-star3.5 stars
232-12 Nabeya-cho, Kyoto, Kyoto, 604-8015, Japan

City-center hotel, steps from Kawaramachi
  • Free WiFi
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  • Best place I've stayed at in Kyoto for an authentic Japanese experience. It feels like you're living in a nice little home. Right next to the river and in the heart of the…Oct 16, 2019

Villa Pontocho

  • River View Double Room
  • Premium Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • [Short Stay Plan] Premium Twin Room 1 Bedroom Non Smoking Private Bathroom(5pm CheckIn/9am CheckOut)
  • [Short Stay Plan] River View Double Room (5pm Check-In/ 9am Check-Out)

What’s around Villa Pontocho


  • In Central Kyoto
  • Nishiki Market - 6 min walk
  • Kiyomizu Temple - 25 min walk
  • Nijō Castle - 34 min walk
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace - 39 min walk
  • Gion Corner - 9 min walk
  • Sanjusangendo Temple - 23 min walk
  • Chion-in Temple - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 80 min drive
  • Itami Airport (ITM) - 53 min drive
  • Gion-shijo Station - 2 min walk
  • Kawaramachi Station - 3 min walk
  • Sanjo Station - 8 min walk
  • Sanjo Keihan Station - 9 min walk
  • Shiyakusho-mae Station - 12 min walk
  • Higashiyama Station - 16 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 2 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3 PM-7:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Japan may have travel restrictions in place, including self-quarantine, due to COVID-19.
The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Please note: From May - September, guests booked in the River Stay Deluxe Double Room have access to a riverside area from their guestroom; outdoor dining options are available.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (12 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Japanese

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Espresso maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Down comforter
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free international calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Villa Pontocho’s small print

Also known as

  • Villa Pontocho Hotel Kyoto
  • Villa Pontocho Hotel
  • Villa Pontocho Kyoto
  • Villa Pontocho Hotel
  • Villa Pontocho Kyoto
  • Villa Pontocho Hotel Kyoto


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.

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

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

This property accepts credit cards.

Mandatory fees

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

  • A city tax may 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.
  • A tax is imposed by the city: JPY 1000 per person, per night

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of JPY 1500 per person (approximately)

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.

FAQs for Villa Pontocho

  • Does Villa Pontocho offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Villa Pontocho does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Villa Pontocho?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer and requires staff to wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Villa Pontocho?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Villa Pontocho.
  • Are pets allowed at Villa Pontocho?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Villa Pontocho?
    You can check in from 3 PM - 7:00 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Villa Pontocho?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Freshness Burger (3-min walk) and Pontocho Kappa Zushi (3-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Villa Pontocho and nearby?
    Recommended spots to visit include Nishiki Market (6-min walk) and Gion Corner (9-min walk), along with Chion-in Temple (14-min walk) and Sanjusangendo Temple (1.2 mi).

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Villa Pontocho