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Get an overview of this hotelIn the heart of Kyoto near Kyoto station


Convenient to Kyoto train

Guests of Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto can walk 7 minutes to Kyoto Station or use the hotel's free shuttle service. Nearby attractions include Kyoto Tower, Nishihonganji Temple, and Kyoto Aquarium.

Revolving restaurant

RIHGA Royal Hotel Kyoto features the revolving French restaurant named "Top of Kyoto" on the 14th floor. 360° panoramic view of the old ancient capital city welcome you.The hotel also offers an indoor pool.

Free WiFi, flat-screen TV

Thoughtfully designed guestrooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen satellite TVs, refrigerators, slippers, and bathrobes. Desks and coffee/tea makers are additional conveniences.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto's multiple dining options include Top of Kyoto, a revolving top-floor restaurant serving French cuisine, and Royal Ryuho, serving Cantonese fare. An indoor pool (surcharge) offers relaxation. Events can be accommodated in the hotel's flexible banquet facilities with free WiFi and wired Internet access. Concierge services are provided to guests and onsite parking is complimentary. Other amenities include a hair salon, beauty services, and dry cleaning/laundry facilities (surcharges apply).

  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Year Built 1969 
  • Free train station pickup 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 14 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 482 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Refrigerator 
  • Phone 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bidet 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Minibar 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Slippers 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Down comforter 

Where to Eat

Top of Kyoto - This rotating restaurant perched on the hotel's top floor serves French cuisine for lunch and dinner.

Gourmand Tachibana - Combining local, seasonal ingredients and French fare, this restaurant serves lunch and dinner.

Royal Ryuho - This restaurant serves authentic Cantonese fare for lunch and dinner daily.

All Day Dining Corbeille - Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, this buffet restaurant serves international cuisine.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Bicycle rentals nearby 

Spa Services

Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto has massage, body, and beauty services.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: JPY 2500 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare requires all international visitors to submit their passport number and nationality when registering at any lodging facility (inns, hotels, motels, etc. ). Additionally, lodging proprietors are required to photocopy passports for all registering guests and keep the photocopy on file.

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