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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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Indoor pool
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Down comforters, minibar, in-room safe, desk
Down comforters, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

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RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

4 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKyoto Tower9 min walk
  • Popular LocationHigashi Honganji Temple13 min walk
  • Popular LocationToji Temple15 min walk
  • AirportOsaka (ITM-Itami)47 min drive

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About this area

Kyoto

Located in Kyoto's Central Kyoto neighborhood, RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto is in the city center and near a metro station. Kyoto Tower and Nijō Castle are notable landmarks, and travelers looking to shop may want to visit Nishiki Market and Kawaramachi. Don't miss out on a visit to Kyoto Aquarium.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Kyoto Tower - 9 min walk
  • Kyoto Aquarium - 10 min walk
  • Higashi Honganji Temple - 13 min walk
  • Toji Temple - 15 min walk
  • Kyoto Railway Museum - 16 min walk

Getting around

  • Kyoto Station - 9 min walk
  • Umekoji-Kyotonishi Station - 15 min walk
  • Kansai Intl. Airport (KIX) - 77 min drive

Restaurants

  • Top of Kyoto — 1 min walk
  • Royal Ryuho — 1 min walk
  • Man in the Moon — 5 min walk
  • Tonkatsu Wako — 6 min walk
  • Lipton — 6 min walk

About this property

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto

4-star Kyoto hotel in Central Kyoto, walk to Kyoto Tower
Along with 6 restaurants, this hotel has an indoor pool and a fitness center. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café, and concierge services are onsite. All 489 soundproofed rooms provide free WiFi, free wired Internet, and minibars. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with cable channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like refrigerators and electric kettles.
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto offers 489 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature down comforters. 32-inch LCD televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, slippers, bidets, and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM: JPY 3000 per person
  • 6 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Indoor pool

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator
  • Soundproofed rooms

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Vending machine

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop

Languages spoken

  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
  • Korean

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Down comforter
  • Heating (climate-controlled)

Bathroom

  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste

Entertainment

  • 32-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from April 25 2021 to June 30 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Fitness facilities
  • Swimming pool

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A city tax may be collected at the property, effective October 1, 2018. The city tax ranges from JPY 200-1,000 per person, per night based on the nightly room rate. Please note that further exemptions may apply. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

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 3000 per person (approximately)
  • Facilities fee: JPY 550 per person, per stay and includes use of: swimming pool; fitness facilities

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be 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
This property accepts credit cards and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Children 4-12 years old are allowed in the pool for a fee of JPY 540 per person, per stay and must be accompanied by an adult.

We should mention

Pool access available from 1:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Children 5 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
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
A car is not required for transportation to and from this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the fitness facility
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hotel Rihga Royal
Hotel Rihga Royal Kyoto
Kyoto Hotel Rihga Royal
Kyoto Rihga Royal
Kyoto Rihga Royal Hotel
Rihga Royal
Rihga Royal Hotel
Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto
Rihga Royal Kyoto
Rihga Royal Kyoto Hotel
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto Hotel
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto Kyoto
RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto Hotel Kyoto

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 1338 out of 2437 reviews
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Rating 4 - Good. 821 out of 2437 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 194 out of 2437 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
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Rating 1 - Terrible. 24 out of 2437 reviews
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4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great staff, made us feel at home during our stay. Very helpful with impeccable service.
Stayed 4 nights in May 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Good access to/from destination wherever it might be.
Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Very comfortable hotel located about 10min walk from Kyoto station. The staff was very helpful in making some restaurant reservations on my behalf. Could do with a few more amenities in the room
Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great stay, highly recommended
Wonderful stay, the staff was very helpful and it was located very close to a lot of famous tourist sites. A little pricey, but worth it.
Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2021