Located close to the centre of Kyoto, a pleasant walk from the famous Geisha Gion district and opposite the Kyoto National Museum, the luxury Hyatt Regency Kyoto is a great base from which to explore the cultural heart of Japan.
Excellent location in the cultural hotspot of Southern Higashiyama
Beautiful kimono fabric used for the headboards
Three delicious restaurants serving Japanese, Italian and Western cuisine
Seasonal menus with vegetables picked from an organic farm outside of town
The Hyatt Regency is located in the 'Higashiyama Schichijo' area, a cultural and traditional district within the city and is a great location for immersing oneself in all that Kyoto has to offer. The Gion district is nearby and here Kyoto's shops and restaurants offer visitor's endless choices. The temples and museums Kyoto is so well known for are also within an easy walk of this luxury hotel.
The hotel's décor reflects the traditional aspects of this historical city with luxurious Japanese silks present in all the rooms and natural materials giving the hotel a relaxed and calming feel. However, all of the modern amenities you would expect from a stylish and luxurious hotel are still very much present.
There is a Riraku Spa with specialist Japanese treatments where you can relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing and shopping. There is also a fantastic Japanese restaurant with views over a stunning traditional Japanese garden and two other excellent restaurants - an Italian trattoria and a continental grill.
When to visit
The staff are really friendly and will assist with local restaurant bookings, as there is a huge selection
Located in the traditional and historic area of Higashiyama Shichijo, in the heart of Kyoto, Japan. Located just a few minutes away from JR Kyoto Train Station.
Cooking - Nishiki Market Food Shopping & Cooking Course
Explore Nishiki Market, known as Kyoto’s Kitchen on a guided tour, shopping for traditional Japanese ingredients, taking in a sake tasting experience and enjoying a cookery lesson in a traditional machiya, townhouse
Cycling - Golden Tour (3 hours)
Explore Kyoto on a leisurely three-hour private cycle ride, taking in the golden pavilion of Kinkaku-ji, the serene Zen Rock Garden of the Ryoan-ji Temple and the atmospheric bamboo forest of Arashiyama.
Food Tour - Pontocho Evening Food Tour
Indulge in a relaxed food tour focused on Kyoto’s iconic food street, Pontocho in the charming and historic district of Gion, the Geisha entertainment district, with its atmospheric wooden teahouses, traditional architecture, and romantic canals
Kyoto Sake, Whisky & Cocktails Tour (Gion)
Sample Kyoto’s world-famous sake and whiskies on an evening tour of the historic and atmospheric Gion district, with local food and drink pairings
Photography Tour - Behind the Mask Geisha Photogrpahy (Private)
With privileged access and insight into the world of geisha, this private photography workshop is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and talk to a professional geisha, before learning how to tell her story through your photographs.
Tea Ceremony at Flower Teahouse (East Kyoto)
Experience an authentic Kyoto tea ceremony in a machiya, a traditional wooden townhouse where you will enjoy seasonal sweets, refreshing tea and be guided in making your own bowl of matcha in this centuries’ old ritual.