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Get an overview of this hotelCentrally located Kyoto luxury hotel near businesses, shopping

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business center

Shijo-Kawaramachi shops

Located in the heart of Kyoto, this hotel is within easy reach of the business district, the Shijo-Kawaramachi shopping area, and famed historic sites such as the Imperial Palace and Toji Castle.

Asian and French dining

Known for its superb service, Kyoto Hotel Okura features a grand lobby, 6 restaurants, an indoor pool (surcharge), a shopping arcade, and free parking with limited availability. A subway station is adjacent.

City, mountain views

Modern guestrooms have picture windows facing the city and mountains. Wireless high-speed Internet access is complimentary. Rooms also offer tea-making facilities, minibars, and Japanese yukata (kimono-style robes).

Languages Spoken

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Originally built in the 1880s but recently modernized and expanded, the Kyoto Hotel Okura offers a convenient central location near businesses, shops, and historic attractions. Many popular destinations are within easy distance, and a subway station is adjacent. Kyoto Imperial Palace and Nijo Castle are both within 2 km (1.25 miles). The hotel prides itself on friendly, expert service, including a top-notch concierge staff.

Dining highlights include the Tokiwa steakhouse, located on the top floor with panoramic city views; Irifune, showcasing Kyoto cuisine; and Orrizonte, serving buffets and cocktails. The hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, a 20-meter indoor pool for guests 18 and over (surcharge), a shopping arcade, a hair salon, spa services, currency exchange, Internet point, and free parking with Limited availability (parking height restrictions may apply). A 24-hour business center is available as well.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 322 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 17 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Television 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Down comforter 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Pittoresque - Contemporary French cuisine in elegant setting. Located on top floor, with views of Higashiyama Mountains. Seasonal specialties, wine cellar. Lunch and dinner.

Tokiwa - Steaks, fresh seafood, Kyoto vegetables. Located on top floor, with panoramic city views. Lunch and dinner.

Irifune - Kyoto cuisine. Views of traditional Japanese garden. Choise of Western-style tables or Japanese tatami mats. Sushi bar and tea room. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Belcanto - International cuisine with French and Italian accents. Relaxed setting. Lunch and dinner.

Toh Lee - Chinese cuisine served in a tranquil setting with a waterfall. Lunch and dinner.

Orrizonte - Breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. Cocktails. Mountain views. Cover charge at night.

Cafe Neuve - Lunch with desserts. Casual setting.

Lec Court - Café open from early morning till late evening.

Chippendale - Sophisticated, British-inspired setting for cocktails and conversation. Open evenings.

Nearby Things to Do

The Kyoto Hotel Okura has a 20-meter (65 foot) indoor pool for guests aged 18 years and over. A surcharge applies for use, and the facility is closed on Mondays.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 1 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 6 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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
Parking height restrictions apply


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: JPY 3207 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hotel Kyoto Okura
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We should mention

Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. 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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