The Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto seamlessly blends fine Japanese culture and tradition with the exceptional luxuries synonymous with the world-renowned Ritz-Carlton. This modern day high-end hotel sits on the banks of the Kamagawa River and boasts panoramic views of the Higashiyama mountains in the East. Keep your eyes on the mountains at sunset as they turn a glorious shade of purple.

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Japanese hospitality is prominent throughout the facility as guests experience an authentic and welcoming stay. Deluxe rooms boast city, coastal, garden or mountain views and every room is modern and spacious with a classic touch of Japan throughout. The most glorious suites available include private Japanese gardens and traditional tatami mats and futons. These elegant and inviting suites are donned with fresh white and tan motifs, with a vibrant splash of color to invigorate the space.

Dining at the Ritz-Carlton, Kyoto is a pleasure for the taste buds. With four distinctively different restaurants and bars, guests have the option of indulging in a fine dining menu, or can try lighter fares. Dine on authentic Italian cuisine at La Locanda or classic Japanese dishes at Mizuki. With a wine cellar housing over 400 wines, The Bar is also a great place to relax after a long day, sipping cocktails or trying one of the many international beers.

Take a day to indulge in the wonderful Ritz-Carlton Spa. With the comforting sounds of a flowing waterfall, top of the line treatment rooms, and luxurious, botanical products, not a worry is to be had. The Spa also includes a dry sauna, fitness center, and an indoor pool for guests to relax.

With the hotel conveniently close to Kyoto’s downtown districts Gion, Kawaramachi and Pontocho, there are plenty of activities in the area. With 1,200 years of history, the city merges the sanctity of nature to coincide with its people and customs. Walk the streets of Kyoto and soak in the timeless traditional crafts such as pottery, tea ceremonies, and flower arrangements, or plan on attending one of the famous city festivals. With 2,000 temples and shrines, including 17 World Heritage Sites, and world-famous samurai movie sets, there is much to explore in this sophisticated and intriguing city.

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