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Image for ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
4 out of 5
Nijojo-Mae Horikawa-Dori, Nakagyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationPay later
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.3/5Excellent! (1,137 reviews)

"Great location! However A/C not working properly to cool rooms and hotel lobby was uncomfortable as well. Great staff and always wanting to assist."…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2019

ANA Crowne Plaza Kyoto
Image for Rinn Nijo Castle
3 out of 5
322-2 Aneinokuma-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.7/5Exceptional! (346 reviews)

"Staff was friendly and helpful. Easy to walk two blocks to catch a cab at Nijo Castle. A small arcade was two blocks away. Brothers Bakery was delicious. An amazing cat bookstore and plenty of places to eat. A small park is about four blocks away (through the arcade) if you have little ones. The ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 4, 2019

Rinn Nijo Castle
Image for Kyoto Inn Gion
3 out of 5
435, Rinkacho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationPay later
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.8/5Exceptional! (258 reviews)

"Beeauriful cjarming and spaciois room. Welcoming staff and friendly atmosphere."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Kyoto Inn Gion
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3 out of 5
Oike-agaru, Higashinotoin St. Nakagyo, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationPay later
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.1/5Very Good! (1,584 reviews)

"there is a small welcome game for kids. Kids can play the fishing game and win cookie bags. This is the warmest thing I ever seen. Moreover, welcome ice tea in lobby."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

Hearton Hotel Kyoto
Image for Gion-Kinpyo
4.5 out of 5
335, Miyoshi-cho, Furumonzen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.8/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)

"Excellent quiet location. Breakfast option was great. Perfect for our family of 4"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2019

Image for Theatre and Library Residence -Kyoto Murasakino-
3 out of 5
32-12 Kamikashiwano-cho Murasakino, Kita-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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5/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Outstanding host and great experience during our stay in a traditional wood frame home in Kyoto!"…"

Reviewed on May 17, 2018

Theatre and Library Residence -Kyoto Murasakino-
Image for Ryokan Yoshida-sanso
4.5 out of 5
59-1 Yoshida Shimo-ooji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.7/5Exceptional! (42 reviews)

"Incredible in every way, so serene and perfect service. The breakfast and dinner were superb. Such an enjoyable stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2019

Ryokan Yoshida-sanso
Image for Japanese Inn Yoshimizu
3 out of 5
Bentendo Ue, Maruyama Koen, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Oct 2 - Oct 3
4.6/5Exceptional! (200 reviews)

"I loved the staff, they were very friendly and helpful and answered all our questions. One of the staff (unfortunately we did not get his name), was particularly helpful"…"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2019

Japanese Inn Yoshimizu
Image for Ryokan MOTONAGO
3.5 out of 5
511 Washio-cho, Koudaijimichi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 23 - Sep 24
4.7/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)

"Our stay at Motonago was great, from the service to the food, we tried the breakfast, and the dinner, which is kaiseki style, and it was all amazing. It made our stay in Kyoto unforgettable."…"

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2019

Image for Gion Maifukan
3.5 out of 5
4 4 0 Kamibentencho Higashiyama Ward, Gion-Machi Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 18 - Sep 19
4.6/5Exceptional! (116 reviews)

"The location of this property is excellent. Easy walking to shopping, transportation and sights."…"

Reviewed on Jun 13, 2019

Gion Maifukan
Image for Kyoto Brighton Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Nakadachiuri, Shinmachi-dori, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,328 reviews)

"Extraordinary service by an extremely pleasant staff."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2019

Kyoto Brighton Hotel
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4.5 out of 5
644-2 Sanjusangendo-mawari, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.5/5Wonderful! (920 reviews)

"Except for the fact that there was no view from our room, our overall stay was excellent."…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2019

Hyatt Regency Kyoto
Image for Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
3 out of 5
59-61 Nishinotoin, Shijo, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 16 - Sep 17
3.9/5Very Good! (1,544 reviews)

"Very clean, nice staff and lobby. There is a vending machine on the first floor in the lobby"…"

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2019

Smile Hotel Kyoto-shijo
Image for APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
3 out of 5
555, Minamigawa, Gionmachi, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationPay later
Sep 16 - Sep 17
3.9/5Very Good! (711 reviews)

"Starbucks attached to the hotel. Had a great price for an amazing experience! Wonderful staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2019

APA Hotel Kyoto Gion EXCELLENT
Image for Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
3 out of 5
493-1 Kiyoicho,Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
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4.3/5Excellent! (364 reviews)

"Great location, clean and spacious and nice staff. A little dated but good value and I’d stay there again."…"

Reviewed on Dec 30, 2018

Hotel Sunline Kyoto Gion Shijyo
Image for The Screen
4 out of 5
640-1 Shimogoryomae-cho, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.5/5Wonderful! (157 reviews)

"Unusual modern hotel, very clean and staff are friendly. Everything was explained to us in detail. The room was a little dark with no option to turn the lights brighter. Hotel is across the road from the palace but all other sights are further away."…"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2019

The Screen
Image for Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-Gojo
3.5 out of 5
432 Matsuya-cho Gojo-dori, Karasuma-higashiiru Shimogyoku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Free CancellationPay later
Sep 16 - Sep 17
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,333 reviews)

"We really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. It was basically right across the street from a Subway station that takes you to Kyoto Station. The AC worked well. The TV is a little small compared to other TV's in other hotels. We found the beds to be extremely hard, almost like we were sleeping on the ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2019

Citadines Kyoto Karasuma-Gojo
Image for Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya
2.5 out of 5
22-58 Ikenouchi-cho Nishinokyo, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto
Sep 17 - Sep 18
4.1/5Very Good! (30 reviews)
Good stay for short term.

"Good place to stay just for sleeping if you’re out all day. Close proximity to Nijo Castle however best to take a bike from the hostel starting from 500 yen to travel around as trains and buses do get crowded during peak season. Beds are average and room is nothing particularly special. Bathrooms ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2018

Kyoto Guesthouse Roujiya
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About Kyoto Historic Hotels

When you go on a Kyoto trip out of town, it is easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your hotel having all the familiar amenities. However, staying in an in a more unique location can elevate your trip. A stay in a Kyoto historic hotel still gives you a fully-furnished room that is also teeming with personality. Furthermore, it offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in Kyoto's past.

Something Old, Something New

When you pass through your Kyoto hotel's lobby, you'll be transported to a previous era. With their Victorian-style Kyoto hotels and areas steeped in the past, you'll love how these historic hotels stand apart from their modern counterparts. While these accommodations are older, they have many of the up-to-date conveniences that help you relax on your getaway. You will notice your room furnished with a cozy bed, and about anything you'll want for a wonderful visit.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around your hotel, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich area by exploring the museums and famous landmarks. Undoubtedly, all this time traveling is going to work up an appetite. Make sure to read the reviews and see the suggestions other visitors to Kyoto thought were worth going to. You can also ask your hotel's front desk staff so you can find out where some of the area's favorite spots to enjoy a pint or a bite to eat in Kyoto are.

Your Kyoto Accommodation Is Ready for You

If you are looking to get the most from your Kyoto visit, a stay in a vintage hotel will elevate your time spent in this renowned region. With Expedia having 2188 of these one-of-a-kind accommodations to select from. Rates on these Kyoto historic hotels range from $31 to . You're sure to find one that ideal for your stay. But, just like the past civilizations, these deals won't last forever. Reserve soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

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