Best Hotels in Kyoto, Japan: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

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Tokyo is a favorite destination among a lot of travelers in Japan — and sure enough, Kyoto comes close as second best. So if you ever find yourself in this vibrant city that’s brimming with rich culture, my guide post here will help show you the best value-for-money hostels and hotels in Kyoto from cheap to luxurious choices in order to make the most of your stay!

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Best Budget Hotels in Kyoto

Santiago Guesthouse Kyoto

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This is one of the hostels in Kyoto that perfectly mixes modern and contemporary Japanese designs and is located in a great area.

To love: Great value | Landmark: Kiyomizu Gojo Station | Price starts from: $10~

J-Hoppers Kyoto Guesthouse

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With its close proximity to Kyoto station, this has become a favorite among backpackers in the city especially with its warm ambiance and service.

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Kyoto Station | Price starts from: $20~

Khaosan Kyoto Guesthouse

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This is an amazing hostel in the center of Kyoto that has a mix of old and new Japanese styles. Above all, they value great service and cleanliness so you’re sure to have a pleasant stay here.

To love: Great value | Landmark: Kawaramachi Station | Price starts from: $20~

Kyoto Morris Hostel

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With this Kyoto accommodation’s modern and stylish minimalist design as well as its other well-placed amenities, you’ll probably forget that you’re even staying in a hostel! 

To love: Amenities | Landmark: Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station | Price starts from: $25~

K’s House Kyoto

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Features an outdoor pool and a stone-paved sun terrace with a sea view. This family-run complex also includes a bar and restaurant.

To love: Ambiance | Landmark: Kyoto Tower | Price starts from: $30~

Best Mid-Range Hotels in Kyoto

Hotel MyStays Kyoto Shijo

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This is one of the highly recommended hotels in Kyoto by Michelin Guide and for good reason! You’ll love not only the hotel’s design but also its rooms and amenities.

To love: Great value | Landmark: Karasuma Station | Price starts from: $50~

Sakura Terrace

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With its great location, minimalist interiors, spacious rooms and grand amenities, this is a great pick for your stay in the heart of Kyoto. (Not to mention, Kyoto station is also near).

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Kujo Station | Price starts from: $50~

Citadines Karasuma-Gojo Kyoto

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If you’re looking for apartment-style accommodations, then book in with Citadines as you enjoy the rooms’ full kitchen! Naturally, the hotel’s other amenities don’t disappoint.

To love: Rooms that are great for big families/friends | Landmark: Gojo Station | Price starts from: $60~

Sakura Terrace The Gallery

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This is an amazing boutique hotel that perfectly mixes old and new elements of Japan design. Also, this is one of the best hotels in Kyoto that’s near Kyoto station.

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Kyoto Station | Price starts from: $100~

Hotel The Celestine Kyoto Gion

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Styled into a modern ‘ryokan’, you will surely enjoy its public bath and other luxurious amenities. Moreover, it’s smacked within Gion district so the city’s highlights are all quite near!

To love: Prime location | Landmark: Gion District | Price starts from: $150~

Best Luxury Hotels in Kyoto

Hotel Kanra Kyoto

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One of the luxury hotels in Kyoto that offers spacious rooms and amenities in a mix of traditional Japanese, modern and Western decor. Don’t forget to try out their teppanyaki!

To love: Amenities | Landmark: Gojo Station | Price starts from: $300~

Arashiyama Benkei

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Try the unique experience of staying in a ryokan (traditional Japanese inn) with Benkei Arashiyama! With facilities like onsen (natural hot spring baths), karaoke, and spa, you’ll instantly fall in love with this place!

To love: Ambiance | Landmark: Keifuku Arashiyama Station | Price starts from: $400~

Suiran Luxury Collection Hotel Kyoto

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Features an outdoor pool and a stone-paved sun terrace with a sea view. This family-run complex also includes a bar and restaurant.

To love: Amenities & Experience | Landmark: Tenryu-ji Temple | Price starts from: $700~

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto

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This is the pinnacle of luxury in Kyoto! With amenities like indoor pools, onsen, whirlpools, sushi bar, tea houses, and restaurants among many others, you’ll feel like royalty!

To love: Luxurious amenities | Landmark: Kiyomizu Gojo Station | Price starts from: $800~

The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto

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Features an outdoor pool and a stone-paved sun terrace with a sea view. This family-run complex also includes a bar and restaurant.

To love: Luxurious amenities | Landmark: Kyoto Shiyakusho Mae Station | Price starts from: $800~

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The Best Hotels in Kyoto, Japan: Cheap to Luxury Picks

Overall

With a vibrant city like Kyoto, it is naturally packed with tons of amazing accommodation choices and places to stay — HOWEVER, there are only a select few that can bring you the best value for your money and time.

So hopefully with this list, I can help you make an informed decision for your upcoming staycation. Enjoy!

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