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

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).

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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Indoor pool  
  • 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


Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

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

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


  • 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

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 2970 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
  • Hotel Okura Kyoto
  • Kyoto Hotel Okura
  • Kyoto Okura
  • Kyoto Okura Hotel
  • Okura Hotel Kyoto
  • Okura Kyoto
  • Okura Kyoto Hotel

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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