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Just a 12-minute walk from Kyoto Station, Hotel Kanra Kyoto is an entirely non-smoking hotel, offering spacious rooms and a mix of traditional Japanese, modern and Western decor. All guest rooms feature free WiFi access and Japanese tatami (woven-straw) flooring.

Rooms feature a Japanese-style seating area and traditional Kyoto Kiyomizu-yaki ceramics. There is a wash basin, and the en suite bathroom comes with a wooden bathtub and free toiletries.

The 24-hour front desk provides concierge services and free luggage storage. There is a drinks vending machine on site and bicycles can be rented for an additional fee.

The hotel offers Teppanyaki and Italian cuisine, and a cafe featuring local seasonal ingredients. Japanese-style and Western set menus are offered for breakfast.

Nishiki Market is 14-minutes away via train and walk, while the Gion area, Kiyomizu-dera Temple and Nijo Temple are all within a 15-minute drive. Fushimi Inari-Taisha Shrine is 7-minutes from Kyoto Station via train and walk. The nearest airport is Osaka Itami Airport, a 50-minute drive away from the property.

This is our guests' favourite part of Kyoto, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel Kanra Kyoto has been welcoming guests since 7 Jan 2011.

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Situated in the real heart of Kyoto, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.0

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Asian

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Max adults: 2
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  • 1 large double bed
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  • 2 extra-large double beds
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Suite Main-Building
  • 2 large double beds
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  • The staff speak English

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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.2 miles
  • Kyoto Tower
    0.4 miles
  • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.5 miles
  • Sauna Verde Club
    0.5 miles
  • Kyoto Porta
    0.5 miles
  • Baan Lana
    0.5 miles
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    0.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Santres
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    0.8 miles
  • Gion Shijo Station
    1 miles
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    1.1 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    1.3 miles
  • Tofuku-ji Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    1.4 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Nijo Castle
    1.6 miles
  • Shoren-in Temple
    1.7 miles
  • Kyoto Imperial Palace
    2.1 miles
Public transport
  • Metro Gojo Station
    0.1 miles
  • Train Kiyomizu Gojo Station
    0.5 miles
  • Train Kyoto Station
    0.6 miles
Closest airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.2 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    39.2 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    48.4 miles
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3 restaurants on site


    Cuisine: Japanese, Steakhouse

    the kitchen kanra

    Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

    kanra lounge

    Cuisine: European

Facilities of Hotel Kanra Kyoto
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bottle of water
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Wellness facilities
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Hand massage Additional charge
  • Head massage Additional charge
  • Foot massage Additional charge
  • Neck massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Japanese
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Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules Hotel Kanra Kyoto takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 00:00


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 7 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

The full amount of the reservation must be paid at check-in.

Please note that any extra beds consist of traditional futon bedding.

Guests with children must inform the property at time of booking. Please specify how many children will be staying with you and their respective ages in the Special Request box.

One child under 1 years stay free of charge in a child's cot/crib. Cots/cribs are subject to availability. Guests must request in the Special Request box when booking.

In order to prepare special amenities for men and women, guests are kindly requested to indicate the gender of each guest staying in the room in the Special Requests box when booking.

Please note this property has a strict non-smoking policy throughout the entire premises.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

An accommodation tax per person per night is not included in the price and needs to be paid at the property.

FAQs about Hotel Kanra Kyoto

  • Hotel Kanra Kyoto is 0.7 miles from the centre of Kyoto.

  • The prices at Hotel Kanra Kyoto may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Kanra Kyoto can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Asian

  • Hotel Kanra Kyoto offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Neck massage
    • Body treatments
    • Full body massage
    • Beauty Services
    • Head massage
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Foot massage
    • Facial treatments
    • Hand massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Back massage

  • Check-in at Hotel Kanra Kyoto is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Room options at Hotel Kanra Kyoto include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Twin

  • Hotel Kanra Kyoto has 3 restaurants:

    • the kitchen kanra
    • kanra lounge
    • Hanaroku