Get an overview of this hotelHotel with garden views opposite Nijo Castle

From Manga to Nijo Castle

Kyoto Kokusai Hotel sits opposite the fortifications and gardens of 17th-century Nijo Castle. It’s a 5-minute walk to Nijojo-mae Metro Station and 10 minutes to the Kyoto International Manga Museum. Kyoto Imperial Palace is a 25-minute walk from the hotel.

Regional Kyoto cooking

Guests can head to the lounge for a cocktail overlooking the garden, and choose between French cuisine, steak, or regional Kyoto dishes at one of the hotel restaurants. For a taste of Japanese culture, Azalea restaurant also features traditional teahouse entertainment by a Maiko dancer.

Western-style or tatami

The hotel offers guests the choice between Western-style and traditional tatami-style rooms. Each room includes a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a refrigerator, and Japanese tea. Many rooms have views of the gardens of Nijo Castle.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining is available at one of the hotel's 3 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Event facilities include conference space and meeting rooms. This Kyoto hotel also offers gift shops/newsstands, a garden, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 10 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 274 
  • Wedding services 
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge 
  • Year Built 1961 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Microwave (on request)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Wired high-speed internet (100 JPY per 10 minutes surcharge)


Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • Down comforter 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 10 AM and 7 AM.

Azalea - This restaurant overlooks the garden.

Horikawa - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Oumi - This steakhouse serves lunch and dinner.


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 1 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

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.

Debit cards not accepted


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2000 for adults and JPY 1200 for children (approximately)
  • Fee for high-speed Internet (wired) in public areas: JPY 100 (for 10 minutes, rates may vary)
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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