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Get an overview of this hotelIn the heart of Kyoto near Kyoto station

Popular property highlights

Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Laundry facilities

Convenient to Kyoto train

Guests of Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto can walk 7 minutes to Kyoto Station or use the hotel's free shuttle service. Nearby attractions include Kyoto Tower, Nishihonganji Temple, and Kyoto Aquarium.

Revolving restaurant

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto features the revolving French restaurant named "Top of Kyoto" on the 14th floor. 360° panoramic view of the old ancient capital city welcome you.The hotel also offers an indoor pool.

Free WiFi, LCD TV

Thoughtfully-designed, air-conditioned guestrooms feature free WiFi, LCD satellite TVs, slippers, and bathrobes. Guests can also expect standard hotel items such as desks, in-room safes, refrigerators, and coffee/tea makers as additional conveniences.

Languages Spoken

Renovations & Closures

The property will be renovating from 04 June 2018 to 07 June 2018 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto's 6 restaurants present multiple dining options including Top of Kyoto, a revolving top-floor restaurant serving French cuisine, and Royal Ryuho, serving Cantonese fare. An indoor pool (surcharge) offers relaxation, and fitness facilities are available. Events can be accommodated in the hotel's flexible banquet facilities with free WiFi and wired Internet access. Concierge services are provided to guests and onsite parking is complimentary. Other amenities include a hair salon, beauty services, and dry cleaning/laundry facilities (surcharges apply).

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Total number of rooms - 489 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

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

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Korean


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Refrigerator 
  • Phone 
  • In-room massage available 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Electric kettle 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Minibar 
  • Slippers 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 
  • LCD TV 
  • In-room climate control (heating) 

Where to Eat

Top of Kyoto - This rotating restaurant perched on the hotel's top floor serves French cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Gourmand Tachibana - Combining local, seasonal ingredients and French fare, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Royal Ryuho - This restaurant serves authentic Cantonese fare for lunch and dinner daily.

All Day Dining KAZA - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this buffet restaurant serves international cuisine.

Nearby Things to Do

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for JPY 3564.0 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for JPY 1620.0 per night.


  • 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.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


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 2700 per person (approximately)
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: JPY 1620.0 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: JPY 3564.0 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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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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