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Ryokan Kyoraku is centrally located just a 7-minute walk from JR Kyoto Station's north exit. It's a 3-minute walk from Higashi Hongan-ji temple. Free Wi-Fi is available in all rooms.

All rooms have air conditioning and an LCD TV, while some are fitted with an attached bathroom.

Kyoraku Ryokan has a cozy lobby overlooking a small Japanese garden. Walls are graced with Japanese art, and facilities include a drinks vending machine. There is a curfew at 23:00.

Ryokan Kyoraku is a 7-minute walk from Kyoto Tower.

No meals are served at the property. There are many restaurants and convenience stores within a short walk.

Please note that rooms are cleaned from 10:00 until 15:00. Guests cannot enter their room during this time.

This property is a ryokan, which is a type of traditional Japanese Inn. Learn more

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Ryokan Kyoraku has been welcoming guests since Feb 19, 2013

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Kyoto, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5!

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


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Host Info

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JR Kyoto Sta., Kikoku-tei The Shosei-en Garden,
Language spoken: Japanese
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Higashi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.1 miles
  • Kyoto Tower
    0.2 miles
  • Sauna Verde Club
    0.2 miles
  • Kyoto Porta
    0.2 miles
  • Nishi Hongan-ji Temple
    0.5 miles
  • Taisho-yu
    0.6 miles
  • Aeon Mall Kyoto
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant 酔心
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Sanjusangen-do Temple
    0.7 miles
  • Kyoto Shigaku Kaikan Conference Hall
    0.8 miles
  • Gion Shijo Station
    1.2 miles
  • Tofuku-ji Temple
    1.2 miles
  • Old Rissei Elementary School
    1.2 miles
  • Kiyomizu-dera Temple
    1.4 miles
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
    1.5 miles
  • Samurai Kembu Kyoto
    1.6 miles
  • Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine
    1.7 miles
  • Imperial Palace
    2.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River 鴨川
    0.4 miles
Public transit
  • Train Kyoto Station
    0.3 miles
  • Subway Gojo Station
    0.4 miles
  • Train Kiyomizu Gojo Station
    0.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Itami Airport
    23.1 miles
  • Kobe Airport
    39.1 miles
  • Kansai International Airport
    48.2 miles
How to get to Ryokan Kyoraku from Kansai International Airport
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Amenities of Ryokan Kyoraku
  • Towels
  • Slippers
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Japanese
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Ryokan Kyoraku takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


7:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.


The entrance to the property is closed between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 3:00 PM and 10:00 AM.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note, all guest rooms are nonsmoking.

The hotel has a curfew at 23:00. Guests cannot enter or leave the hotel after this time.

Rooms are cleaned from 10:00 until 15:00. Guests cannot enter their room during this time.

The full amount of the reservation must be paid at check-in via credit card or cash (in Japanese Yen).

Please note that the maximum occupancy of the room cannot be exceeded under any circumstances.

Please note only staying guests are permitted entry into the guest room floor. Staying guests who lead non-staying people into the guest room floor or any guest room will be immediately evicted from the property.

The name on the credit card used for the booking should correspond to the guest staying at the property. For reservations made by a third party, you will need to complete an authorization form and present a copy of the person's ID and credit card.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Ryokan Kyoraku of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Ryokan Kyoraku

  • Room options at Ryokan Kyoraku include:

    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Single
    • Family

  • Check-in at Ryokan Kyoraku is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Ryokan Kyoraku offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Ryokan Kyoraku may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ryokan Kyoraku by:

      • Train 1h 30min

    • Ryokan Kyoraku is 0.9 miles from the center of Kyoto.