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Get an overview of this hotel3-star Kyoto hotel in Central Kyoto, near Nijo Castle


Located in Central Kyoto, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Kyoto Art Center and Nijo Castle. Higashi Honganji Temple and Gion Corner are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Hotel Features

3 restaurants, a bar/lounge, and self parking are available at this hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include conference rooms, dry cleaning, and laundry facilities.

Room Amenities

All 160 rooms offer free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus refrigerators and flat-screen TVs with digital channels. In-room massages, hair dryers, and phones are among the other amenities that guests will find.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wired and wireless Internet access is complimentary. 3 meeting rooms are available. This Kyoto hotel also offers complimentary newspapers in the lobby, laundry facilities, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in September 2014.

Ark Hotel Kyoto has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 160 
  • Number of floors - 11 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1991 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 3 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Desk 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 9:30 AM.

Mibu - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Hanamizuki - This restaurant serves lunch only.

Arcobareno - Onsite cocktail bar.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at 3 AM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

No cribs (infant beds) available

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed

Parking height restrictions apply

This property accepts cash only for all bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Self parking fee: JPY 1620 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

We should mention

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.

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