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The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto

Kyoto, Japan

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto: Swimming Pool

The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto: Swimming Pool

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A wonderful choice for your luxury Kyoto escape, this is a superb property in a fabulous riverside location, the elegant building backed by a beautiful Japanese Zen garden that lights up at night. Dining is a real treat, with one of the restaurants boasting a Michelin star, while traditional afternoon tea is served in the authentic Machi-ya style Lobby Lounge.
A stay here will truly immerse you in the heritage and culture of Kyoto – from cookery classes and cycling tours, to craft workshops and hiking excursions. After exploring the enchanting city, unwind in the Ritz-Carlton Spa, offering an impressive range of ESPA treatments, as well as a fantastic indoor swimming pool, dry sauna and steam room.

  • Type:Luxury Hotel
  • Summary:A riverside property combining tradition with modern luxury
  • Feature:Michelin-starred Japanese dining
  • Rooms:134 rooms
  • Location:Kyoto , Japan
  • Nearest airport:Kansai International Airport
The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto: Swimming Pool
Location and transfer

Approximately an 80-minute private car transfer from Kansai International Airport.

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Each of the rooms and suites feature modern designs with traditional Japanese motifs, plush furnishings, fine 600-thread count linens, LCD TVs, Blu-ray DVD players, Nespresso coffee machines and cherry blossom-inspired bathrooms with rainforest showers, double sinks and premium bath essentials by Asprey. Japanese touches include Kyoto Shabon-ya handmade soap and bathsalts, Imabari bathrobes and yukatas (a type of summer kimono). In addition, suites benefit from mini-bars featuring gourmet products and selected wines.

Deluxe Room:+
  • Size: 45m²
  • Room View: City views
  • Facilities: This modern room features a king-size bed or two double beds, as well as a sitting area for two beside the window.
Deluxe Garden Room:+
  • Size: 45m²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: Overlooking the beautiful Zen garden, this room features a window-side sitting area and either a king bed or double beds.
Luxury Room:+
  • Size: 52m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River views
  • Facilities: Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook the river in this spacious bedroom, featuring a sitting area and either a king bed or two double beds.
Garden Suite:+
  • Size: 52m²
  • Room View: Garden views
  • Facilities: This authentic suite features picturesque views over the Japanese garden, as well as a spacious living area, a mini-bar featuring gourmet products and a king bedroom.
Garden Terrace Suite:+
  • Size: 62m²
  • Room View: Garden and mountain views
  • Facilities: This lovely suite features floor-to-ceiling windows looking over the Zen garden towards the Higashiyama mountains, as well as a personal terrace deck. Inside, enjoy a plush king bedroom and separate sitting area.
Garden Terrace Suite Tatami:+
  • Size: 62m²
  • Room View: Garden and mountain views
  • Facilities: Complete with a private terrace, this suite features traditional tatami mats and a comfortable futon for an authentic Japanese experience.
Corner Suite Kita:+
  • Size: 100m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: This corner suite features two walls of windows, affording brilliant river and mountain views. Alongside the king bedroom, there is a table for two and seating beside the windows.
Corner Suite Tatami:+
  • Size: 100m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: Enjoy spectacular views and a memorable Japanese experience in this suite, complete with a plush futon and tatami mats.
Corner Suite Minami:+
  • Size: 115m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: Huge windows on two walls in the living room overlook stunning views of the mountains and river, while the suite also features an elegant king bedroom.
Suite Kamogawa:+
  • Size: 125m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: Spacious and bright, Suite KAMOGAWA features huge windows, amazing views, a large sitting area, table for two beside the window and a king bedroom.
Suite Tsukimi:+
  • Size: 140m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: Truly dazzling, this suite features a beautiful moon-viewing deck and Japanese garden, from which you can enjoy magnificent panoramic views. A king bedroom is joined by a completely separate dining area and work desk.
The Ritz-Carlton Suite:+
  • Size: 212m²
  • Room View: Kamogawa River and mountain views
  • Facilities: Enjoy panoramic views of Kyoto from this breathtaking suite. A personal balcony features a fireplace and overlooks the river, while a living room and private dining room (with a separate service kitchen) are yours to enjoy.

From Japanese delicacies to traditional Italian cuisine, the culinary choice and quality is truly magnificent. Mizuki is a unique Japanese restaurant that offers four distinct experiences within one space, flaunting kaiseki, sushi, tempura and teppanyaki cuisines, as well as a prestigious Michelin star. La Locanda uses locally sourced produce to create traditional Italian favourites, while the Pierre Herme Paris Boutique features exquisite desserts from the famed French pastry chef.

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