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Get an overview of this hotelA tasteful sanctuary with spa in central Kyoto

Shimogyo district

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel is an oasis in the city's busy Shimogyo district and is a 75-minute train ride from Katami and Itami airports. The city's tallest structure, the 100-m (328-foot) Kyoto Tower, is also nearby.

Sated on sushi meals

Tankuma Kitamise Restaurant serves fresh sushi, while traditional Chinese food can be had at Star Hill. Guests can start their day with a buffet breakfast at Kazahana, or take traditional tea overlooking a waterfall in the tea lounge. Luna Casa Plus spa offers a variety of aromatherapy treatments.

Green tea, free WiFi

Rooms at the hotel include a free green tea set, as well as free WiFi, so guests can relax with a healthy hot beverage while checking email or surfing the Web. Weary heads rest easy on beds topped with Tempur Comfort™ pillows.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café and a terrace. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. Event facilities include conference space and meeting rooms. This romantic hotel also offers a fitness center, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. Onsite parking is available (surcharge).

Kyoto Tokyu Hotel has designated areas for smoking.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 6 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Terrace 
  • Total number of rooms - 430 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1982 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  


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

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

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

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6.30 AM and 10 AM.

Kazahana - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves food all day. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

Tankuma Kitamise - This restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Star Hill - This restaurant specializes in Chinese cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

JW Cafe - The restaurant offers an exciting all-day dining experience, featuring international a la carte selections and sumptuous buffets in a relaxed, modern setting. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Number of treatment rooms 2 
  • Massages 


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

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Braille or raised signage 
  • Accessible parking 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

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

Only service dogs are allowed

No rollaway/extra 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.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2851 for adults and JPY 1425.00 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: JPY 1000 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.
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