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The Ritz-Carlton

Kyoto, Japan


Japan's cultural capital finally has the high-end hotel it deserves in The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto. Set along the serene Kamogawa River, with 180-degree views of the purple hued Higashiyama Mountains, this exquisite hotel blends ancient Japanese tradition with the finest modern amenities. Minimalistic contemporary interiors with floor to ceiling windows define the 134 accommodations; some suites offer traditional decor, including tatami mats and futons. Meditate in the Zen gardens before sitting down at Mizuki restaurant for one of the city’s finest kaiseki dining experiences. Don’t miss afternoon tea with dessert from Pierre.


Kyoto sits serenely on the banks of the Kamogawa river, in a prime location with expansive views of the famous Higashiyama mountains. The hotel is also close to Kyoto’s downtown districts such as Gion, Kawaramachi and Pontocho, convenient locations for both sightseeing and business.

Map co-ordinates: 35.014016, 135.770816


The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto reflects the time-honored traditions of Japanese hospitality. Luxurious rooms and suites in the cultural heart of Japan with breathtaking views of the Kamogawa river and the Higashiyama mountains make for a memorable stay. Cater to your culinary desires with unparalleled dining experiences. Featuring fine dining, casual cuisine and romantic nightlife. 
The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto offers a fine space for relaxation in a healing atmosphere, amid the comforting sounds of a flowing waterfall. These products are made from the highest quality botanical essences and marine actives. Enjoy your journey at The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto as you revive your body and freshen your skin. 


  • 4 distinctive restaurant and bar venues.
  • Set in the heart of the Ritz-Carlton way, in this sophisticated and fascinating ancient city.
  • Breathtaking views of the Kamogawa river and the Higashiyama mountains.
  • Rejuvenating Spa.
  • Fly fishing rods and mountain bikes available for guests to use daily.
  • Dedicated and attentive staff.

At A Glimpse

In its proud 1,200-year history, Kyoto has developed a variety of unique traditions, cultural pursuits and craftsmanship through the interaction of nature with its people, customs and life.

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