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.
Family Fun in Japan
Designed to appeal to adults and children alike, this awesome Japan tour takes in the neon-lit metropolis of Tokyo, with its distinctive cultural traditions of kawaii (cute), anime and cosplay. Then go cycling in the Japanese Alps, stay in a traditional ryokan inn and learn how to cook like a local in Kyoto.
Japan with Kids
An action-packed adventure for all the family, experience Japan’s highlights during a school break or combined with a Southeast Asian beach trip. Experience iconic pop culture in Tokyo, marvel at the natural beauty of rural Hakone and Mount Fuji, then ride the bullet train to Kyoto, laden with Japan’s rich geisha, samurai and ninja heritage.
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
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 Family Adventure
This tour is perfect for families, as kids will enjoy spotting the holy fox statues, learning about Shinto fortune telling, and leaving their wishes on a traditional wooden prayer board in a creative manner.
Nara City Tour
Be charmed by the ancient capital on this Nara day trip. Explore famous landmarks such as the 8th-century Todai-ji Temple and quiet back roads brimming with atmosphere, for a glimpse of Japan’s incredible heritage.
Tea with a Maiko
Discover the essence of Kyoto’s main geisha district, the neighbourhood of Gion, where the captivating sight of a geisha adorned in vibrant kimonos can still be witnessed gracefully darting through the narrow streets on their errands.